MAMABEARLICIOUS's SparkPeople Blog MAMABEARLICIOUS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community My 3rd Sparkversary : To Remember Those Who Lost Their Lives April 27,2011 In Alabama's Tornado's My 3rd sparkversary was today. Several weeks ago I had in my mind what I was going to write in this blog. All about how wonderful my three years have been. All the great tools, the 34 pounds I’ve lost. My fantastic westie team and all my spark friends. My streak with out a bite of junk food which will be a year may 31st. So many things I love about spark people. <BR> <BR> Things changed. <BR> I live at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. April 27th my Tuscaloosa was hit with a killer tornado causing ma... Sat, 28 May 2011 00:24:21 EST Today is my 2nd SparkVersary Today is my 2nd SparkVersary. <BR> when i found Sparkpeople 2 years ago i had no idea it would be such a wonderful place full of dreams and inspirations. i soon learned that this wonderful man Chris had created this site and gave it to us freely to use to save our own lives and become healthier people. he and his wonderful sparkteam provided us with all the tools we would need to help us achieve our goals and if that wasn't enough, he so graciously wrote a book as a follow up. i can not tha... Thu, 27 May 2010 08:31:25 EST LOOK WHAT MY SON DID ....... Today is my 52nd Birthday. When my son recently asked me what kind of cake i wanted, i told him i was sparking and only wanted a cupcake with a Westie head on it. Six years ago i got my wonderful Westie Kirby Joe for my birthday and i am so crazy over him and that's why the westie cupcake request. well today my son came home not with the cupcake... but a cake with Kirby Joe on a blue blanket..... i went silly crazy over it. he found a picture of a cake and took it to the ladies in the bakery... Tue, 6 Apr 2010 20:32:16 EST IF YOU SNOOZE, YOU WON'T LOSE.......... <img src=""> <BR> IF YOU'RE SNOOZING LIKE KIRBY JOE & LA LA LA, YOU WONT LOSE........ <BR> WAKE UP !!!! and take the Westie Team LUCKY Challenge !!!! <BR> <BR> LUCKY CHALLENGE! <BR> <BR> L: Lower body: 1 point per Set of 20 reps, 5 points max per day. <BR> <BR> U: Upper body: 1 point per Set of 20 reps, 5 points max per day. <BR> <BR> C: Cardio: 20 minutes=5 points, Max 60 mins per day 15 points. <BR> <BR> K: Keep it in range: s... Sun, 14 Mar 2010 16:55:21 EST LET'S LEAP INTO SPRING <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A WESTIE TEAM CHALLENGE <BR> <BR> For this challenge let's LEAP into Spring. This challenge will be mostly about doing things to help us recover so that we can leap into the Spring season. <BR> <BR> L - Learn from others. Read a success story and find one point that you would like to try to incorporate into your plan. Post it in the LEAP Challenge thread. 1 point for each story. <BR> <BR> E- energize yourself. Ti... Sat, 27 Feb 2010 15:56:59 EST FEB A CHALLENGE <img src=""> <BR> A WESTIE TEAM FEB CHALLENGE!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> F - Fruits and Veggies, 1 point per serving No Max <BR> <BR> E - Eight Cups of Water Daily 1 point per Cup No Max (But don't over do it either) <BR> <BR> B - Boost that Metabolism!! Count your Fitness Mins this week. 1 point Per Mintute! This includes all fitness such as walking, Strength Training, Swimming, Wii Fit, Yoga etc. <BR> <BR> <BR> Challenge Starts FRIDAY AND... Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:22:03 EST A WESTIE CUPID <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A Westie Team VALLENTINE CHALLENGE <BR> <BR> So for the Weekend Challenge, this is it. You guys want to go CUPID? <BR> <BR> CUPID <BR> C Core 5 points per 20 reps, not to exceed 20 points a day. <BR> <BR> U Upper Body 5 points per 20 reps, not to exceed 20 points a day. <BR> <BR> P Put it in writing (track your food and exercise) 5 points per day <BR> <BR> I Ignite the metabolism (cardio)5 points per 30 min... Sat, 13 Feb 2010 21:44:38 EST A LOVE CHALLENGE <img src=""> <BR> A February WESTIE LOVE CHALLENGE <BR> <BR> <BR> L- Leave a message welcoming a New Member to Sparks. (Under Community Tab on your main page, go to Spark Pages on the left-hand side is a list of Recently Added Spark Pages. Choose one and leave a message of encouragement and welcome) - 5 points <BR> <BR> O- Opinion - Take a Spark Poll - 5 points <BR> <BR> V- Vegetables - eat a variety of vegetables and fruits. - 5 point... Wed, 3 Feb 2010 11:21:40 EST My 1st Blog is a WESTIE Blog <img src=""> <BR> W – WATER: Water can aid in weight loss, improve complexion, reduce stress, suppress appetite and so much more. Drink 8 glasses of water and earn (5-points) <BR> <BR> E – EXERCISE: Exercise will make not only makes you feel better and gives you more energy, but it also can improve your mood. Do 15 minutes of exercise and earn (5-points) <BR> <BR> S – SLEEP: Getting adequate sleep helps make you mentally sharp and rechar... Mon, 11 Jan 2010 19:15:48 EST