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Happy 1 Year Spark Anniversary to Me!!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      17 comments

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I’ve joined Sparkpeople. This community has the perfect formula for my success. Everything I need is here. Workout videos, Food tracker, Support, Recipes, Sparkfriends, Motivation …. So much inform... Read more

Some days are just harder than others

Saturday, June 01, 2013      10 comments

Some days are just harder than others. Today is starting off as a hard one. Went for a run this morning and had to push myself the whole way. I had to stop and walk for a bit, but I did manage to do 5k. I hate days like these...I'm hungry and cr... Read more

Running at 5am...??

Tuesday, May 07, 2013      11 comments

If you would have asked me a year ago if I would get up at 5 am to run I would of said “No Way!!”. I love my sleep, and I normally hate getting up. emoticonRead more

I did it!

Thursday, April 18, 2013      11 comments

So I actually did it last night. I ran 5K outside without stopping. emoticon I didn’t have the greatest time bu... Read more

Mud, Sweat and Tears?!

Saturday, March 30, 2013      11 comments

I had a girlfriend ask me to join her and compete in a Mud, Sweat and Tears 5k race. The race is September 1st ! I have plenty of time to get ready for it, and I pretty much said yes that I am doing it. Read more

Lessons learned about making the healthy choice when having dinner with friends

Monday, January 14, 2013      8 comments

I went out for dinner on Saturday night with some friends. We had picked the restaurants a couple of days ahead so I had time to check out the nutritional guide they have posted on their web site. I like to have a couple of healthy choices in mi... Read more

I haven’t posted a blog in a while.

Thursday, January 10, 2013      9 comments

I haven’t posted a blog in a while. With work and Christmas, I have been so busy. I wanted to take some time and reflect on my progress over the last 6 months. I am not one for tooting my own horn, but I think I need to put in writing t... Read more

Get Fit Without Leaving the House - Article # 4

Saturday, October 27, 2012      9 comments

Home Gyms are Practical and Affordable This is the forth and final article I have read and reviewed this week for my team challenge. I chose this article because hubby and I are looking at purchasing a Bowflex as our Christmas present to e... Read more

Why Women Don't Lift Weights - But Should - Article # 3

Friday, October 26, 2012      9 comments

This is the third article I have read, and reviewed this week for my team challenge. I chose this article because I am trying to add more strength training with weights to my weekly routine. The article explains the benefits of women lifting... Read more

Exercise Does Not Have to be Painful - Article # 2

Thursday, October 25, 2012      7 comments

This is a review of article number two for my challenge this week. I have always heard the saying "No Pain No Gain".... maybe that old staying might not be true. The article explains that we should think about your moves when we are exe... Read more

Relax Your Mind and Body with Yoga - Article # 1

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      6 comments

Part of this weeks challenge I was asked to review four SP Fitness articles. I chose this article to review because one of my goals is to incorporate yoga into my weekly routine. The article explains the different benefits from practicing... Read more

TV Commercial Workout

Friday, October 19, 2012      10 comments

I found this on Pinterest! Great commercial break workout ideas!... Read more

Refection and Moving Forward.... Rock It Challenge!!

Thursday, October 18, 2012      4 comments

What’s has worked for me so far? Tracking my food has been the biggest help for me. Being honest about what I am eating, and how much I am putting in my mouth has helped me lose 19 lbs so far. Other things I have accomplished: ... Read more

Visual Motivation!

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      16 comments

I love having my own space to workout. My husband helped me create this room on a shoestring budget. We used leftover paint from our living room. Purchased peal and stick tiles from the Dollar Store. A neighbor and a family member gave me some o... Read more

Workout Playlist! Rock it Challenge!

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      10 comments

I cannot workout without music playing. Just like my profile picture says: I listen to Fit Radio! I love this app, and it's free! My favorite Fit Radio station is ... Read more


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