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Overhauling my Intake

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      11 comments

Ok, ok. I admit it. I have been bad. I have been looking at my caloric allowance and not making the best decisions. Example: Oh, I have 300 extra calories. Chocolate? Yes please - and 300 calories to be exact. How about this one: I am ... Read more

70 Steps to see past the trees - with PICTURES!

Monday, August 15, 2011      10 comments

I live in a beautiful place. I am lucky to be near a city with all of the ammenities, but also very fortunate to live out in the country - where everyone is on the same level and there are trees EVERYWHERE. I am a big nature nut, and when i... Read more

BEST Chicken Parm - Your whole family will agree! (Plus it's easy!) With tons of pictures!

Saturday, August 13, 2011      14 comments

Chicken Parm is one of my favorite Italian dishes... but the calories and grease are NOT my friends. In fact, they are quite the enemies around these parts! Here is a recipe that I have found and LOVE to make HEALTHY Chicken Parm. This is the fi... Read more

Best "Fried Cheese" - Non-Dieters will think so too! (Recipe with PICTURES!)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      23 comments

Hey All, I have a few recipes that I have done that I would like to share with all of you. None of these are 100% my idea, but I wanted to share a couple tricks and tips. I am always looking for new recipes so PLEASE leave a comment with yo... Read more

A Glance into my Friday - with PICTURES!

Sunday, August 07, 2011      12 comments

I have been SO busy this week, that I feel bad for not being around. I am so use to checking in with everyone each day, but it has been so busy that I haven't had the opportunity to really say "hi" over the last few days - and today will be one... Read more

A drop in her bucket

Monday, August 01, 2011      9 comments

For those of you who have not seen my blog about celebrating each other's victories, I came to the decision to make it one of my goals for August. To fill the invisible buckets of my fellow sparkers by praising them for a job well done! Rea... Read more

Celebrate Each Other's Victories

Sunday, July 31, 2011      24 comments

A while back, I was involved in a women's weight loss group at the local YMCA. There was a trainer that ran the group and started each session with emphasizing to us that we need to CELEBRATE EACH OTHER'S VICTORIES. Also, I work in mar... Read more

Becoming_Holly vs. McDonald's Breakfast Menu

Thursday, July 28, 2011      34 comments

This morning I woke up late. I hardly had enough time to shower and get out the door, let alone anything "extra." I forgot to grab an apple (or peach) to have for breakfast, but didn't realize it until I was half-way to dropping the girls off at... Read more

Becoming Fit isn't CONVINIENT!

Monday, July 25, 2011      18 comments

This morning, I woke up an hour and a half before I had to. I was fully awake and it took me a little while to realize that I didn't have to get Cole and Heather to work as early as usual. She just changed her Monday schedule to work late, but i... Read more

Want to get your thoughts

Thursday, July 21, 2011      13 comments

I came across this article from the American Cancer Society and I wanted to get your take on it. Please read it and let's start talking!
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When Goals get PERSONAL

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      15 comments

I am happy on my journey right now. There isn't a ton of things to share. I love all of your blogs when you share a little anecdote from the day and some pictures of meals. I am totally not that kind of girl. I don't know why, maybe my life is t... Read more

Powering Through the HEAT

Monday, July 18, 2011      12 comments

Hey Spark Friends! Just wanted to touch base with you and let you know how my weekend went! Saturday was pretty uneventful for me. Heather had a birthday party for two hours at a kids place that has play equipment and centers. She had a bla... Read more

Hot Air Balloons and Fitness

Saturday, July 16, 2011      6 comments

The blog I wrote yesterday was about all of the non-scale victories I have hate lately. Well, today is an emoticon ... Read more

Changes without Changes.

Friday, July 15, 2011      13 comments

Over the past few days I have been hard on myself. I have been using the scale as my only way to measure progress. I am now weighing in less often during the week, but still obsessing over the number. I mean, come on! I have been at this fo... Read more

Sunday Funday - July 10, 2011 with pictures

Sunday, July 10, 2011      12 comments

This morning started off with a small walk. It was OK, but HOT. We then headed out to Jump Zone, an inflatables place for kids. We met up with someone that we met in a baby group at the hospital when Heather was only a month or so old! Her... Read more

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