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90 year old mother
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      7 comments

Today I went to visit my 90 year old mother. She recently had a hip replace. While I was visiting she proceeded to do her strength training by doing squats, leg raises, and walking. This afternoon she plans to go for a walk outside. The next tim... Read more
Spark Streak
Saturday, January 25, 2014      6 comments

Today I have logged into Spark 300 days in a row. It is so very important to log in each and every day to keep yourself on track.... Read more
Spark People videos
Friday, January 24, 2014      5 comments

Every time try a new SP fitness video I become more hooked on this service. Thank you Coach Nicole. You not only give us great fitness videos but you also help us find a way to perform them at our level of capability. The stretches at the end ar... Read more
Thursday Thought for the day
Thursday, January 23, 2014      2 comments

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. ~Nelson Mandela ... Read more
Wonderful quote
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      1 comments

We have the power within, but the secret of success is to employ our power and talents and be prepared for opportunity when it comes. ~Walter Matthews ... Read more
Size 14 jeans
Saturday, January 18, 2014      7 comments

I can't believe it, today I tried on size 14 jeans and they fit. ... Read more
New resistance band challange
Friday, January 17, 2014      3 comments

I recently read in the First magazine about a door attachment for resistance band training. The only place I could find this attachment was the internet. I ordered it at the Walmart website and picked it up a few days ago. It also came with a X... Read more
Just a pound away
Monday, January 13, 2014      7 comments

I am just one pound away from getting 50 pounds off. Then it is on to the next 5 pounds. That is how I work on getting the weight off, five pounds at a time. I believe in slow and steady wins the race. ... Read more
Quote for the day
Thursday, January 09, 2014      3 comments

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. ~Anatole France ... Read more
SparkPeople Music Mix 2013
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

I have been reading about music helping with getting though a workout. Yesterday I downloaded the SP 2013 music mix on my I phone. Today I gave it a try. I would recommend thisn Music Mix. I rode 6 miles on my stationary bike and enjoyed every ... Read more
Down another size
Sunday, January 05, 2014      6 comments

So I bought size 18 jeans and within one week they were getting baggy. We went to the store and I picked up size 16's. My husband said go ahead and get them but they won't fit. I took them home and put them on and hurrah they fit!! ... Read more
Fitness minutes
Thursday, January 02, 2014      4 comments

I have succeeded to go 35 minutes on my stationary bike. I never thought I would be able to achieve this. I will just keep adding a minute each day until I can reach 45 minutes. Even though I am 66 years young I think I can do it. ... Read more
Getting Ready for 2014
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      1 comments

Happy New Year to all my Spark Friends and every member and staff of Spark People. My goals for 2014 1. Increase my fitness minutes each day. 2 Eat 5 servings of vegetables daily 3. Do strength training 2x per week. ... Read more
Waiting for 2014
Saturday, December 28, 2013      5 comments

This year is coming to a close. I began my journey to a healthy lifestyle in March. I have lost 46+ pounds, 4 pant sizes, and gained a level of fitness that I haven't had in years. I love Spark People and all of the staff and members. I am still... Read more
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      3 comments

Since we had our Christmas last night, I didn't have to be concerned with overeating today! My weekly weigh in was today. Didn't gain from yesterday. It seems to be slow going now. That is okay. As long as the scale keeps going down, I am fine w... Read more

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