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I'm Not OK...
Thursday, March 05, 2020      9 comments

...but I'm trying to be ok with that this week. It has definitely been a "not ok" week. I have been extremely fatigued with no explanation. Nothing has happened out of the ordinary. Sometimes I just wake up and hit a wall. Tuesday, I started goi... Read more
Weekend Update and New Workout Plan
Monday, March 02, 2020      7 comments

Good morning, Friends! Worked on my goals over the weekend. I lost 1 pound and had a nice family dinner with my parents and one of my brothers and his son (his wife was sick and couldn't come). Itty Bitty is on the Praise Team at our church on S... Read more
6 Months From Now
Friday, February 28, 2020      7 comments

Just a quick blog to share with you my eating plan for now. I know from past experience that I need to allow myself to adjust it as needed when my weight plateaus. In doing research for the best diet for cancer patients or patients who are ... Read more
Life After Cancer
Thursday, February 27, 2020      7 comments

Life after cancer is not what you might expect. Life after cancer is messy and confusing at times. In my case, I don't feel the way I think I should feel, and I feel guilty for not feeling as grateful as I should. During cancer, you are racing ... Read more
My Cancer Story
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      13 comments

In November of 2017, I went in to the hospital for a simple out patient procedure and discovered that something was very wrong. In preparing for the procedure, I had to have labs done and a chest x-ray. They actually called me on my way home fro... Read more
A Life On Hold
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      10 comments

For some reason, I am having a hard time getting back into the blogging thing. Yet, I know it was an integral part of my weight loss journey before. Before. Before cancer. Before my life was put on hold. The words used to flow so easily when I w... Read more
Keeping My Nose to the Grindstone
Thursday, March 23, 2017      8 comments

Good morning, Friends! When I started back Sparking this year, I had intended on blogging more, but you know how it is with good intentions and all that! So, I just wanted to catch you up on my journey so far. I think "keeping my no... Read more
Six Week Progress Report!
Friday, February 17, 2017      15 comments

Hello Friends! I just completed my first six weeks of training with my new trainer and so far, so good! My official weigh in was last night, so here are the results.... Drum Roll Please.................... Weight - down 15 pounds Nec... Read more
Training Progress
Friday, February 10, 2017      10 comments

Good morning, Spark Friends! I thought I might update you on the progress I am making with my personal trainer. When I finally made the decision to get healthy again (due to high cholesterol and painful joints), I knew I had to do somethin... Read more
Hello??? Anyone Still Out There?
Monday, January 30, 2017      15 comments

It's been so long since I've been on here, I'm not even sure if any of my friends are even here anymore! Where have the years gone? I have still been struggling with my weight...well, actually that's not quite accurate. I completely gave up on l... Read more
Hello, Friends. It's Me Again...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      25 comments

Good morning, friends. I'm sorry to say that I have gone and done what I thought I would never go and do! I backtracked, fell off the weight loss wagon, blew it, let myself down, as well as all of you. I gained almost all of the weight back t... Read more
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      19 comments

So here we are in the mountains again! We took 2 days getting up here. I caravanned up with my brother and his family, so it was a lot easier trip for me. We stopped in Canyon on the way and visited the Palo Duro Canyon and saw the play "Texa... Read more
Catch Up blog with pictures!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      18 comments

I am now 3 days into our Summer challenge, and so far so good. I am trying not to dwell on the fact that I am having to lose the same weight again that I lost last year! I have to just move forward from here. Today was mine and DH's 24t... Read more
Here We Go!
Saturday, June 21, 2014      20 comments

Today is Day 1 of our Summer 5% Challenge and I am so ready to get started! I need this push and accountability to get me back on track. I will not go into all the reasons that I have regained nearly half of the weight that I lost, but I will ... Read more
Good Morning!
Monday, March 31, 2014      22 comments

Good morning, friends! I'm still here! I just took a break from the computer for the weekend. I finished my first week of "one day at a time" today and it went well for the most part. Some days were definitely better than others, but at leas... Read more

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