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I Had a Fight With Myself - and the SPARK-Person Won!
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      7 comments

Looking back, it seems rather silly, but - home all alone this morning - this actually happened. I am seriously fighting a sweets adiction (or something very close) and I went to get a bag of mint marshmallows. I've been through four bags ... Read more
10 Reasons I Need to (AND WILL) Loose Weight
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      10 comments

100 days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle I am not familiar with this book, but found a Sparkteam that studies and discusses it. One of the posts is a page where members post their 10 reasons to loose weight. I could come up with 3 or 4, ... Read more
Ah-ha Moment
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      8 comments

I've been doing nothing for a long time - mostly sitting, watching TV and knitting. Retirement may not be good for me. I thought I would use the time to get healthy. It just dawned on me that I am not! I just found out about an opening at the sc... Read more
I Want To -
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      4 comments

After a really "Lump Day", I am not going to let it turn into lump days, weeks or months! Spark friends who live in much colder places than Ohio get out and moving. Spark friends who love to knit don't sit in a chair ALL DAY and knit away. Sp... Read more
One Month Marker
Monday, February 05, 2018      3 comments

I've been back on SPARKPEOPLE for a little over a month; during that time I've lost four pounds, but that is only a part of the goal. Here are other things that I am proud of and also plan to continue: 1) I am achieving more stamina; I ca... Read more
Still Sparkin' (sore, but Sparkin')
Saturday, January 27, 2018      6 comments

I have logged on all week - a record for me this time back. I am motivated, and doing better, but this cold, rainy weather is keeping me inside. I went back to my gym on Thursday (after 3 months away) and started working out. Yesterday I coul... Read more
Not ready to stop - and it's okay
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      6 comments

I posted this on a Spark Team forum, but it is part of my journey, so I'm posting it here too. I began taking Zoloft when I was taking care of my terminally ill adult daughter. I could immediately feel the difference. After she passed, I ... Read more
Focusing for the Long Haul
Monday, January 08, 2018      5 comments

It has been a challenge to log in and interact on Sparkpeople. I have to make myself focus and follow through as I used to. I wish I still had my old blogs to reread - I really had the "Spark" for a long time and, I can assure you - it worked.... Read more
I'm Baaack
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      7 comments

This will be short because my fingers are tingly from knitting and being on the computer. I had one very successful runs on Sparkpeople, as "Wowpam" and one shorter and slightly less successful, as "Newstartnana. I'm in a new place now, older... Read more