BRAVERUDE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BRAVERUDE BRAVERUDE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 5% Winter Challenge Starts Tomorrow! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850356 Just in the nick of time... I gained 5 pounds through the holidays... Amazing how quickly I gain at this point in my life, and how s-l-o-w-l-y I lose! <BR> <BR> So...I do forgive myself for the Champagne, and Cider, and Panettone, and whatever else I ate/drank, while watching movies with my fabulous daughter before she went back to school! <BR> <BR> Bring on the Challenge, its time to repair the diet/exercise routines and enjoy a smaller waist size! <BR> Best of luck to everyone - let's ha... Fri, 9 Jan 2015 13:11:28 EST As the Holidays Approach... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832836 There is always that excitement as the holidays approach, mixed with a bit of dread for what I might eat and drink... If you are anything like me, the temptations are a bit too much to avoid, and the aftermath can feel like the diet/fitness plans just got hit by a torpedo!! <BR> <BR> So...I already forgive myself for what I may, indeed, do...and hopefully, I just won't overdo (there's always hope). I am very grateful that the Winter 5% Challenge will be there to catch me after the holidays... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:29:52 EST Weight Loss - A Guided Meditation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742092 This you tube bit is so very positive, gentle, and worth a listen! <BR> <link>youtu.be/a747iJ5uVlY </link> <BR> <BR> Enjoy! Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:27:24 EST