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Vacation
Saturday, April 19, 2014      6 comments

I have been gone on vacation all week. When I weighed this morning I was surprised to see that I had only gained one pound. The break was a good thing and I enjoyed some extra foods that I wouldn't have eaten during a weekly routine. Back on tra... Read more
Friday thought
Friday, April 11, 2014      5 comments

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. ~Zig Ziglar ... Read more
Successful weigh in
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      4 comments

Weekly weigh in was 1.4 down from last week for a total of 62 pounds gone. I didn't expect it but I am happy to take it. I know that the loss will take longer to make progress. I am trying to focus more strength training now to build muscle. One... Read more
Concerned about taking vacation
Monday, April 07, 2014      4 comments

Today my told me about a single serving packet of dressing for salad that is calorie free. She bought it at Hy-Vee in the healthy food section. We are leaving on vacation next Monday. I was concerned about finding a dressing that wouldn't be h... Read more
It snowed again
Friday, April 04, 2014      3 comments

Will this winter ever be over? Sun or sun, where are you. emoticon ... Read more
Two days ago
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      5 comments

This morning I noticed that I have logged in at Spark People 365 days in a row two days ago. This has been an awesome choice for me. Not only have I lost 60 pounds in this year but have also learned how to live a happy, fit life. ... Read more
SUCCESS!!!!
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      8 comments

Today was weigh-in day. I reached 60 pounds off. emoticon I am the lowest weight in 16 years. ... Read more
Spark Salmon
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      1 comments

Last night I fixed the crusted salmon recipe from Spark. It was yummy. I had been looking for a different recipe to change it up. I love the Spark recipes. They are so helpful to keep me on point and keep from getting bored with the same old thi... Read more
New bike
Friday, March 21, 2014      4 comments

So I was struggling with the standard stationary bike. "This old body doesn't like the seat". My husband bought me a recumbent stationary bike today. I tried it and I just love it.... Read more
Follow-up eye appointment
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday was my 6 month follow-up check up after my cataract surgery. It was such a great feeling to see the reaction of both the Dr. and the nurse that I had been able to give up some of meds and cut the others down because of my weight loss.... Read more
More fruits and veggies
Monday, March 17, 2014      4 comments

I am trying to add more fruits and veggies again. I have to be careful because I have IBS. I found out that although I love fresh pineapple it doesn't "like" me. Here I go. Wish me luck. ... Read more
Two pounds away
Friday, March 14, 2014      4 comments

I am two pounds away from getting 60 pounds off. My goal is 70 but I realize that may be a long way off. I must just focus on this 2 pounds. I am looking for suggestions on how to reach getting these 2 pounds off!... Read more
Cleaned closets
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      6 comments

Today I went through my closets and tried on cloths. I have 3 bags of cloths for charity. It feels so good to try on cloths and have them practically fall off instead of too tight. ... Read more
Sunday drive
Sunday, March 09, 2014      1 comments

Great Sunday enjoying sunshine on a country ride. emoticon... Read more
Friday reflection
Friday, March 07, 2014      2 comments

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true e... Read more

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