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Sunday, June 02, 2019      5 comments

In the last 4 months I’ve been able to resume walking enough to focus on 10,000 steps a day, which is good news. It’s been a difficult year with an injury, the effects lasting for months, and repeated physical therapy; I thought the pain would n... Read more
For The BLC
Monday, February 11, 2019      5 comments

One of my teams, the Bronze Wellness Warriors of the Biggest Loser Challenge, is completing a week-end challenge, and for points, we have to write a blog, LOL. The question is, what am I doing right so far in this challenge round. ... Read more
A Vacation to Remember
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      13 comments

My husband and I just returned from an entertaining and fun week in Mackinaw City, Michigan. We love to travel and explore new places, and the best part was re-connecting with old friends and meeting new ones. Our Sparkpeople group, the RV ... Read more
Saturday, July 21, 2018      10 comments

Have to say, I’m not particularly good with change. The last couple of months have brought changes in my mobility and how I spend my time. The biggest change, my DD and grandchildren have moved a two hour drive away. As one Sparkfriend said, wh... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018      5 comments

1301 is the number of days I’ve consecutively logged into Spark. I meant to write this blog yesterday; alas, time crunch and a lousy memory interfered. 1301 days is a bit more than 3 1/2 years, about the last time we went on a cruise and lost in... Read more
Catching Up
Friday, March 30, 2018      9 comments

I’m still working on losing 10-12 pounds, but not obsessing. After 8 years on Spark, I’m exercising 30 minutes minimum most days of the week, taking daily walks, and eating more vegetables than I thought possible. ... Read more
My 5 AM Epiphany
Friday, October 20, 2017      15 comments

After a rare 8 hours of sleep, I was visiting SparkCoach and read something by Coach Becky that finally made sense to me, the definition of “happy weight.” “Your happy weight isn't about a chart or graph or some magical number you've had in... Read more
Thanks, Sparkpeople!
Friday, October 06, 2017      12 comments

Until I joined Sparkpeople five years ago, I avoided lots of social and vacation situations due to how I felt about my weight. In my career as a teacher I was certainly around lots of other people, especially when I gave educational presentation... Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017      10 comments

Find Joy! Persevere The Power of Love Celebrate family Hard to read the text, so I printed it here.... Read more
BLC Progress
Sunday, October 09, 2016      5 comments

One requirement for our week-end challenge is to blog about what I'm doing right this round of BLC. I have to thank the Bronze Wellness Warriors leadership - Linda, Judy and Karen - for recruiting me as part of the leadership team. It has defini... Read more
2016 Summer Update
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      6 comments

Looking over my blogs, I haven't posted since our last big trip. Sadly I've gained weight in the last year and continue to struggle with sticking to a plan. On the other hand, I'm healthy and we have enjoyed several short trips this summer. ... Read more
Part 2: Sydney, Australia
Saturday, September 26, 2015      13 comments

Sydney is a huge bustling city, much like New York, San Francisco, or London, except the downtown area is a pleasant stroll to a beautiful harbor, and there are 80 beaches in the Sydney area! Too bad we were visiting at the end of their winter. ... Read more
Part 1: New Zealand
Saturday, September 26, 2015      16 comments

DH is a flag scholar, belonging to both national and international organizations. As a retired history teacher he has become very active in both organizations, so when Sydney, Australia, was selected for the international meeting this year, I gr... Read more
Summer Update
Saturday, August 01, 2015      12 comments

Finally I am headed back to maintaining my goal weight, again! For some reason, my head has been in the right place to sustain some healthy habits in the last six months. I've lost around 15 pounds and have been consistently tracking both food a... Read more
Renewed Focus
Sunday, May 10, 2015      9 comments

I just finished the Whole30 food plan, and will begin adding foods back in. It's a fairly restrictive way of eating and for someone with no gluten, legume or dairy issues, who doesn't eat much meat, not something I want to maintain. On the other... Read more

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