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Inspiration #5

Thursday, June 23, 2011      4 comments

What keeps me going is goals. - Muhammad Ali Goals not only give you something to strive for, they help you see how far you have come. Goals that you have today may not be the same as the goals that you will have a year from now, however go... Read more

Inspiration #4

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. - W. Clement Stone When... Read more

Inspiration #3

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      6 comments

3 Fitness - If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body - Cher Wow, I think this quote says it all. Looking great and feeling healthy will not happen with quick fixes and gimmicks. If it did we would all have great figures and... Read more

Inspiration #2

Monday, June 20, 2011      6 comments

#2 If you can dream it, you can do it. - Walt Disney I think this quote says it all. We can do anything we dream of, the only person that limits us is ourselves. It doesn't mean its going to be easy or that it is going to happen over night... Read more

Inspiration #1

Sunday, June 19, 2011      5 comments

For the challenge this week we are supposed to blog about one inspirational quote everyday for one week. #1 - Why chose failure when success is an option? - Jillian Micheals I love this quote because it is so true in all aspects of lif... Read more

Healthy food swap and me time!!

Thursday, June 16, 2011      6 comments

My favorite things to eat in the summer are BBQ burgers and macaroni salad, which can be very high in fat and calories so here are some swaps that I have learned to make it healthier. Hamburger: 1. Use extra lean hamburger or a mixture of ex... Read more

Vitamin F

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      5 comments

A Friend shared this article with me and I want to share it with you. Why do I have a variety of friends who are all different in character ? Some of them can be considered marginal even ? How do I get on with them all ? I think... Read more

NSV - challenge blog

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      8 comments

Here's the challenge for this week: MAIN CHALLENGE: Most of us probably have a number of non scale victories, even if we aren’t to our goals yet. This week, reflect on those gains. Have you had health gains so far in your journey as a resu... Read more

Plan for June

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      11 comments

I am making June my month to rebuild. I am really trying to get back on track by building consistent habits that will be long term, instead of just focusing on the short term. I usually work better if I have a plan or list of goals for the month... Read more

FEF squared - Week 9 challenge

Friday, May 27, 2011      4 comments

Main Challenge For this weeks main challenge we are supposed to blog about 2 healthy restaurants and one healthy activity in the city that we are going to on holidays. However, due to budget constraints this summer I will be having a “stayc... Read more

10 Recipes for Challenge

Thursday, May 19, 2011      5 comments

Cinnamon Parfait (one serving) Layer the following ingredients and enjoy 1/2 cup vanilla or plain yogurt 1/2 cup fiber one cereal 1/2 apple cubed 1 tsp cinnamon Santa Fe Grilled Chicken Salad (one serving) 3 cups greens (I like ... Read more

Why I do it

Thursday, May 05, 2011      10 comments

For this weeks challenge we are to write a blog about why we decided to make a change to become a fit and healthy person. For me this blog could not have come at a better time. I have been going through a rough patch for the last couple months i... Read more

The cold hard truth and starting over....again

Friday, April 29, 2011      16 comments

My life these last 3 months has been a little crazy. At the beginning of January I felt like I could make a commitment to not gain back any weight during tax season, well here I am at the end tax season (today is the last day...woo hoo) and I ha... Read more

Feeling overwhelmed....

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      13 comments

As many of you may have noticed I have not been on Spark much lately and let me tell you that me and my health have paid the price. As of this morning I am at my highest weight ever (307 lbs) and my self esteem has plumited. I started the y... Read more

Starting pics - January 2011

Thursday, January 06, 2011      15 comments

I decided to post my starting pics for the year so that I could really see where I am starting from since I have allowed myself to get back up to my heaviest weight. These p... Read more

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