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Fall BL Challenge
Friday, August 14, 2020      1 comments

Hi all, I just wanted to make sure people knew about the Biggest Loser Challenge teams I am a part of. We have 10 week challenges each season with a fitness piece and a nutrition piece. The support and motivation are great and the challenges i... Read more
8 Weeks and counting
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      2 comments

We are just over 8 weeks into our Stay at Home order from the state. I am working from home but 2 of my adult children are going into work everyday. My DS does not live in the same state so it is not too bad because he is not close anyway but ... Read more
13th Sparkiversary!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      8 comments

This is my 13th year with SparkPeople, hard to believe! I never thought I would be here this long, but I am grateful for Spark and the people I have met. It has been such a journey of learning. I have gained so much from this site. One of t... Read more
I thought this was worth sharing.
Sunday, March 22, 2020      8 comments

I have food and other necessities. I am in my home with my DH and talking to my kids regularly. I am blessed!... Read more
Progress is slow
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      5 comments

I have been at this a very long time and really can't measure success with the scale. I gain and lose the same few pounds. But I have cut back on the amount of sugar I eat each day, I have added more fruits and veggies to my diet. I move more ... Read more
Are you up for a challenge!
Monday, February 10, 2020      0 comments

Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of March. Ten teams participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modi... Read more
Saturday, November 30, 2019      2 comments

I took a ride with my daughter and we got our hair cut. While she was getting her cut she suggested I go check out the thrift shop across the parking lot (I was done already). It was the Misericordia thrift shop. For those of you who aren't f... Read more
Intermittent Fasting
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      5 comments

I have been reading a lot of articles about the health benefits of fasting. I will be honest, at 64 the weight loss part has taken a back seat to the want to stay healthy part. I am thinking that I am going to try fasting. My plan is to go wi... Read more
Thursday, September 26, 2019      4 comments

I am now one month into my no sugar quest. I am amazed at how much easier it has become to ignore the treats around me. I still have the occasional temptation but am finding it easier to stay away from them. The holidays are coming and it is ... Read more
Just plugging away.
Monday, September 16, 2019      4 comments

I have refocused myself and started doing some of the things that helped me be successful in the past. I am not just trying to lose weight, I am trying to change my habits so that no matter what my weight, I am healthier. I am measuring portio... Read more
Trying to Re-Motivate myself
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      0 comments

I am working on my health, losing weight is definitely a part of that but I do realize I cannot make that the center of my efforts. I have to focus on those healthy habits that lead me in the right direction and the rest will come. I am working... Read more
Biggest Loser Fall Challenge
Saturday, August 17, 2019      2 comments

Are you looking for a fun Challenge Team this September? The Biggest Loser Challenge would love for you to join us! The Challenge consists of 10 weeks of Nutrition and Fitness Challenges between our 11 teams. I lead the Invincible Indigos ... Read more
I hate blogging!
Monday, December 17, 2018      9 comments

I don't really but it always seems like I struggle with what to blog about. It seems like I think of the best topics when I am walking or doing something else that makes it impossible to blog at that moment in time and by the time I get to a co... Read more
Winter is here!
Sunday, November 11, 2018      5 comments

I went for a walk with my dog the other day, it was beautiful. The sun was shining and the leaves on the trees were beautiful fall colors, lots of golds, oranges, red and yellow. I love fall, it is my favorite time of year. So, I looked out t... Read more
Haven't blogged in ages
Sunday, August 12, 2018      2 comments

I haven't posted a blog in a long time, I really don't feel like there has been much to post really. The biggest news I have is my daughter, SIL, and GD have finally found a home to buy. It is a brand new townhome in the Pilsen area of Chicago... Read more

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