CHERSREADY2LOSE's SparkPeople Blog CHERSREADY2LOSE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 1 year Sparkversary! Still am Chersready2lose! <em>503</em> How different am I now than a year ago? <BR> I have been sparking for a year now. <BR> Actually it has been more than a year, but I left and then came back when Fitbit and Sparkpeople synced with each other last October 15th. <BR> Lets see I started Weight Watchers, for the 3rd time in October and quit in May since I wasn't giving it my best and would gain and lose the same 5 pounds. <BR> My bi-pap machine conked out and finally got a new one. <BR> My blood work results in Aug... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 01:09:02 EST I ran my 1st 5k Race on Sat. 5/11/13! Wow! Those are words I thought I would never write. <BR> Why? <BR> I never set goals. <BR> Why? <BR> Afraid of failing or quitting...again <BR> Can't fail if you never try. <BR> Lots of negative self-talk.. you can't do it, <BR> might as well not even try... <BR> What changed? <BR> A fellow sparkfriend, and a suggestion... <BR> How did this happen? <BR> Back in Nov. 2011 Coach Nicole was going to be at the Best Buy in Downers Grove, Ill giving away her 28 Day Boot Camp DVD. <BR> I thought i... Mon, 13 May 2013 11:54:56 EST Yard work, and more yard work! Today as I was taking my daughter to school then going to the health club, I told her maybe I should start getting the patio furniture cleaned and put away for the winter and trim down the Perennials, <BR> Usually we all do it as a family but since today was a fairly nice day I decided to get a jump on things, I even cut the grass! (never touch the lawn mower my hubbys dept.) <BR> My daughter said I should surprise him, sooooooooo I did! I took down the halloween decorations left the pum... Thu, 1 Nov 2012 16:36:02 EST I will Not eat the CANDY! Did good this year by NOT buying Halloween candy yet, (usually I buy it cause its on sale 2 weeks before Halloween its all gone!) They will still have candy at the store on Halloween! My mother on the other had just had to give me a bag! Ate a few Snickers minis, but to tell the truth I didn't like them very much any more, If I want chocolate I'm going to get the good stuff. <BR> I read a article somewhere this past week that candy shouldn't be a big deal, they have candy all the time at the... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:39:50 EST