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I'm in a magazine!

Monday, September 16, 2013      35 comments

This month's FIRST for Women magazine featured a story on SparkPeople with me and two other ladies. I was shocked that a tiny pic of me was on the cover! The story is... Read more

Exercise Guilt?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013      7 comments

I love the workouts I do... mostly FIRM DVDs... and I regularly push myself with heavier weights and higher intensity within the workouts. However, I am no where near the level of CrossFit, P90X, Insanity, etc. I have no desire to push my body t... Read more

I did it! Well, most of it...

Monday, April 01, 2013      3 comments

I'm checking in to let you guys know how I did on my goals I set for March. Here they are: Goals for the month: 1,000 fitness minutes 8 cups of water per day... no excuses!!! Eat mindfully (including on weekends) How I did: ... Read more

New month, fresh start

Friday, March 01, 2013      3 comments

January and February were really busy months for me with lots of work stress. It shows in my energy level and on the scale. However, I am committed today to make a fresh start for March! Goals for the month: 1,000 fitness minutes 8... Read more

Trying to stay focused...

Monday, January 14, 2013      4 comments

It's my extremely busy time at work for the next few weeks, so while I may not be as active on SP for a while, I do check in and browse the friend feed and blog entries. Even though I am not commenting much, please know that your activities... Read more

New Year, New Attitude!

Thursday, January 03, 2013      3 comments

I struggled a bit during December. I totally enjoyed myself, but it's time to get serious again. I'm about 4 pounds over my "scream weight." I am loosely tracking as of yesterday to get a handle on my intake. I haven't tracked in about a ye... Read more

Someone give me a hand to get back on this wagon!

Thursday, December 27, 2012      9 comments

I'm struggling getting my act back together after relaxing (greatly) over the holidays. Too much over-indulgence for too many days has put me WAY above my comfort zone. I recommitted today, then my mom brought me a birthday cake! Ack! ... Read more

An Excellent Strategy for the Holidays

Thursday, December 20, 2012      10 comments

I ran across this article today and had to share: This Holiday Season, Stop the Wrist Slaps and Write-Offs
top-the-wrist-slaps-and-write-of... Read more

Thoughts and Prayers

Saturday, December 15, 2012      5 comments

I cannot imagine what the victims and families of the tragedy in CT are going through. Live each day to the fullest and hug your loved ones every day.... Read more

Quick Check-In

Friday, December 07, 2012      4 comments

I've been a little MIA this week. I finally caught Dave's cold. So after working all day, all I want to do is lounge on the sofa. I'm giving myself permission to let my body rest and heal. I'm trying not to feel guilty about that. Tod... Read more

Thanksgiving Recap

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

While I didn't overindulge on the big day, I seemed to carry over the relaxed eating and drinking mentality through the entire weekend. The good news is I worked out like a mad woman, so it somewhat offset my indiscretions. The other good n... Read more


Wednesday, November 21, 2012      8 comments

Courtesy of Jeff Halevy:
r-thanksgiving-meal I'm going to enjoy myself guilt-free, but NOT give myself permission to be a glutton. Happy Thanksgiving!!! Read more

On a Mission....

Thursday, November 15, 2012      6 comments

I struggled to get 1,000 fitness minutes in October due to an injury. Today I find myself WAY off track to get 1,000 for November. Last week I was feeling a little burned out with exercise, so I took extra rest days which has put me behind... Read more

National Weight Control Registry

Wednesday, November 14, 2012      11 comments

I got my packet in the mail yesterday from the National Weight Control Registry. If you are not familiar with this group, here is the website: Basically "the NWCR was developed to identify and investigate... Read more

Simply Do Your Best

Thursday, November 08, 2012      7 comments

I ran across an article By Dr. Yoni Freedhoff today, and it was enlightening to me. In it, he said: "In any given week I bet I hear the phrase, "I fell off the wagon", at least 5 times. "Makes me think the folks who are uttering it are... Read more

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