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All or Nothing Attitude
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      9 comments

Do you ever get in that all or nothing attitude when you make a misstep with your food or fitness? Don't do that. When I was a WW lecturer, I used to give this scenario; If you are driving down the highway and get to close to the edge. Do you st... Read more
Me time
Sunday, December 18, 2016      5 comments

Today I am spending some me time trying a new crochet pattern for a messy bun beanie hat. If I get it figured out, I will make some for my granddaughters who have long hair and wear buns or pony tails. This is one way to keep my hands busy inst... Read more
Our cat Yogi
Saturday, December 10, 2016      6 comments

Our cat loves our Christmas tree. I wish I could sleep that sound under a tree. Sleep is an important key to your health. Have a good rest of the day.... Read more
Spark TV strength video
Thursday, December 08, 2016      3 comments

I got in a "In our 50s strength training" video today. As some of you might know, I have spurs on my cervical spine. So today, I tried using just 1 lb weights, ( I used canned goods since I didn't have any that small). I enjoyed the video but a ... Read more
My plan for the Holidays
Thursday, December 01, 2016      3 comments

We are heading into the holiday season as the calendar turns to December. My plan to stay on track; make healthy food choices track my food daily continue to exercise 5 days a week take time for "me" make sure I have healthy snacks... Read more
Happy Weight
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      6 comments

The Spark Coach session was about finding a "happy Weight". As senior citizens sometimes we must come to the realization that we will probably never get to the weight that we were when young or to a normal BMI. I have come to that conclusion ... Read more
Changing up my fitness
Sunday, November 27, 2016      8 comments

The Spark Coach lesson today was about changing up our fitness. Every 4 to 6 weeks we should increase the time or the manner of the routine. We all tend to get in a rut both for fitness and food. My go to will be Spark TV. I am sure I will be ab... Read more
51 years
Saturday, November 26, 2016      14 comments

Today my DH and I are celebrating 51 years of wedded bliss. I was 18 and he 19. We were high school sweethearts. I won't say that every year was easy especially at such a young age. Back in our day it was not unusual to marry so young. Many of o... Read more
Visit with my 93 year old mom
Saturday, November 19, 2016      9 comments

Went to visit my 93 year old mom today. She is always glad to see us. She has had the virus that is going around. My sister lives in a Senior apartment right next door. My mom would not be able to live alone if it wasn't for my sister. She is su... Read more
Today's top Spark Story
Friday, November 18, 2016      7 comments

The title of the Top story today was "You're never too old to Exercise". This is a good read and I would encourage everyone to read it. Exercise can help with bone health, boost memory and brain function, improve mobility and reduce pain along ... Read more
Update on Colonoscopy
Thursday, November 17, 2016      5 comments

I received a call from my GI doctor yesterday regarding my biopsy on the polyps removed during my colonoscopy. The report was benign. However he said that it was an adenoma which meant if I hadn't had it removed it would have ended up as a canc... Read more
Spark quote
Monday, November 14, 2016      4 comments

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Colonoscopy
Saturday, November 12, 2016      9 comments

So the last two days, I spent in prep and completing a colonoscopy. I know that after the age of 50, everyone needs to get this test done. This is my third one. My first was 15 years ago where they found a polyp and 10 years later where they fou... Read more
Motivational Ideas
Friday, November 04, 2016      11 comments

In Today's Spark coach session we are supposed to blog about how we stay motivated. I stay motivated by getting in my fitness first thing each morning. I have not missed logging in for 1314 days in a row. I track each and every day. I respond to... Read more
My journey
Monday, October 31, 2016      7 comments

Today's Coach session included requesting that we share our weight loss story to date. When I started my journey I weighed over 230plus pounds. I lost over 70 pounds to reach my personal goal of 170 pounds. I will not tell you that it was easy ... Read more

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