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Finding inspiration in myself.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      4 comments

Taking the plunge and posting my before and after pictures was scary, for many reasons. It meant I had to really take note of where I was and I had to take note of where I am and where I want to be. Wearing a bikini is not something I really d... Read more
Before and After Pix (finally)!
Monday, May 17, 2010      10 comments

Ok, so I am going to consider these my "before" and "2/3 After" I have 30 more pounds to go and this is 50 pounds gone. So, 2/3 seems reasonable to me. My DH is a little uncomfortable with me posting these on the web, but I guess I need to d... Read more
Appreciating an unexpected moment.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      6 comments

I think it's important to find the positive things that happen in our lives. So often I find it's easy to get wrapped up in all the things that aren't going well and nitpik at my own faults. But the other night my husband and I were walking ou... Read more
Sparkpage revamped
Sunday, May 09, 2010      3 comments

so here is the old one!!! It's been nearly a year since I put my money where my mouth was. On January 16, 2009, I joined an 8 week "Biggest Loser" Challenge that my local gym was hosting. My goal was for it to jumpstart what I have promis... Read more
Tears done -
Sunday, May 09, 2010      0 comments

Yeah, yesterday I let the tears flow and by the afternoon there was more than tears flowing. ahhhhhh darn hormones!!! It was like I was a new woman by night time. Today, I was "free" (emotionally free - hormonally free) to breathe and enjoy ... Read more
Letting the tears flow today!
Saturday, May 08, 2010      1 comments

No present picture yet to compare with yesterday's blog! The mood is not there. For some reason I am an emotional dishrag today. Don't pity me though - I don't want or need any "awww...poor baby" comments. It is what it is and I'm embracing ... Read more
Which fear is more powerful?
Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

I've been wanting to write this blog for a while. It's been 17 months since I REALLY began my lifestyle change and lost some weight. January 2009. By July I had hit 50 pounds lost and to date I am still maintaining that weight loss. As wit... Read more
Competing in a Tri to raise $ for Alzheimers Assoc.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      2 comments

Well, it's now finally official. John and I are both signed up to compete in the sprint triathlon on our 23rd wedding anniversary, July 18, 2010. I will be raising money for the Alzheimer's Assoc in memory of my grandmother and my nieces' gran... Read more
Long time no write!
Monday, March 29, 2010      3 comments

March has been difficult in several ways and yet still positive. I have maintained. I really can't complain about that. At some point I am really going to want to focus on losing some more weight. My biggest issue lately is not eating properly... Read more
Sunday, March 07, 2010      2 comments

UGH!!! Drank too much, ate too much, feel cruddy!! I have come to realize that drinking alcohol (especially more than one or 3 ) will make my FMS flare. Not happy !!! Oh and if that isn't bad enough it also makes me want to eat. We celebrat... Read more
February Summary - March Goals
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

Overall February hasn't been too bad. I haven't lost any weight, but I achieved some goals set - one being the 600 push ups. As of 5 minutes ago I hit 605. I believe I missed about 2 or 3 days out of the month. I feel stronger. In fact, I ... Read more
If Today was Your Last Day! - Nickelback
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      2 comments

Been listening to this song lately and really hearing the words. They've been striking a chord with my heart this week. Think about them! They could apply to so many different situations - LIFE!!!! Go to t... Read more
600 pushup goal....
Monday, February 22, 2010      2 comments

On Februay 1, I set a goal for 600 pushups for the month of February - I also challenged myself to do at least 10 of those per day and 40 crunches per day. The crunches I have missed approximately 6 days - so if I do it for the next 7 days (the... Read more
XC Skiing fun!!!
Sunday, February 21, 2010      4 comments

OMG, today I am sore. Yesterday, my DH and I went for our 2nd xc skiing excursion for the season. As I said before this year is the first time I've done it in about 10 or more years. Yesterday we went to WindBlown in New Ipswich, NH ww... Read more
Katy Perry wrote a song about me!!!!
Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

S(he's) hot and she's cold!!! Yup that's me!! Up and down, in and out, on target and way off course. Focused and vision really hazy. I log then I don't, I spark and then I don't (or only parts) Waxing and waning, driven and "can someone driv... Read more

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