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"Can't Never Did Do Anything"
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      9 comments

One of my favorite mommy's quotes from growing up. It is true, "can't' is a word that immobilizes. This site is loaded with the "I can't's" of why we do not choose to make any effort to lose weight. 1_I can't exercise. My back hurts, my ... Read more
A day of Movement in weight
Thursday, May 12, 2011      12 comments

For several months now, I have not lost one pound. I have been on a plateau. I held on. I continued to eat healthfully. I continued to exercise. I continued to study. I continued to drink my water. I have been moving forward in other ways. I h... Read more
Childhood Obesity- A Multifaceted Issue
Friday, May 06, 2011      5 comments

I am all for helping children get healthy-BUT the people talking now do not know it all. I was a child of obesity in the 60's so I can speak as an expert of sorts, as can many of you. We are the ones who need to tout the how to's on this as ... Read more
Please DON"T read this!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      15 comments

I am writing this with tears in my heart today. I have a friend. We have been friends for 48 years nearly 49. She is about 1 year older. She is fiercely independent and stubborn female. She has never married. Our friendship has lasted long... Read more
How's Life( Look How Much I've Gained)
Saturday, April 16, 2011      3 comments

I got a note this week from a friend on site saying, "how's life?" Mmm that created thought. The thought is not how much I have lost in pounds but what I have gained. Below is a short list of gains(successes) 1_ Mobility in movement. I can w... Read more
A Week Of Positive Affirmations
Friday, February 25, 2011      5 comments

What a week that I have had! I have so much to be thankful for this year. I changed my Curves location, because I did not feel that the old site was a positive environment. I truly believe what is written on the beginning of my Spark Page. ... Read more
A monumental day
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      9 comments

Today is my 9th anniversary. I am married for the third time to a wonderful, talented and Dear Husband. That being said, it is not what made today monumental. What made today a momentous time is my life was many fold. In 2009 with the death k... Read more
Saturday, January 22, 2011      9 comments

SURVIVAL There is a song out now that has the phrase “the secret to life is a good cup of coffee”. It reflects to me, that the simple things in life are what make you happy. We are always looking for the bigger things like never endin... Read more
I am through giving advice: My motivators for change
Saturday, January 08, 2011      13 comments

I am not going to give advice anymore. I think my blogs will simply address things that I have found to be true for me. 1- Nothing worth having is ever easy. This is not always true. It was easy to get fat. I just gave up. I ate what I wante... Read more
Saturday, January 01, 2011      7 comments

THE EPIPHANY Over this last two years of my life many changes have occurred within and around me. I have lost over 150 pounds. The diabetes, which I was found to have, is now controlled on diet and down to one pill. I can clean... Read more
Enough Already!!!!
Saturday, December 18, 2010      8 comments

I have been reading some things on line today that have really disturbed me. First of all let me say that I have battled weight problems and self esteem issues most of my life. Finally at age 61, I get it!!! I have been reading articles fro... Read more
Sunday, December 12, 2010      5 comments

I am going to preface the following entry with the statement." Remember the reason for the season" Unless one comes to terms with who they are, what they want, what they like, what they don’t like and decides what their purpose in life... Read more
The Bermuda Triangle
Monday, November 29, 2010      3 comments

I read some where several years ago that Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day are the Bermuda Triangle of weight reduction temptations. I do not think however that is is just the presence of wonderful homemade food. I think for us emoti... Read more
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      4 comments

I want to dedicate this blog to my friends and supporters here on Spark People, in particular YATMAMA (whom I have had the privilege to meet) and to DAWNWATERWOMAN (whom I have also had the privilege to meet). Thanksgiving is defined as pray... Read more
Friday, November 05, 2010      8 comments

THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY Several years ago, a dear friend had a major stroke and died from the results, she was 56. She had lived a life of obesity and diabetes resulted. I, had admired and envied her intellect. She had a uniqu... Read more

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