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Yay for progress!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      1 comments

So a month ago I changed my SparkPeople settings to count excercise calories in with my daily intake, which I had no idea existed since I've been a member since way before that option. Finally, I have pinpointed my calorie target and I'm losing... Read more

This girl survived the SuperBowl!

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      4 comments

I was so impressed that this was the healthiest gathering our friends and us ever had. Two of my friends joined weight watchers and everyone has been supportive. We didn't have a plethora of junk. We didn't have a crazy amount of leftovers. ... Read more

Per usual - no reward for hard work

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      5 comments

So, this past week I exercised over 5 hours, completed 12.7 miles, stayed within my calorie count and gained two pounds. Love it. This coming week I will attempt to keep my calories about 200 per day less than last week, and attempt to exercis... Read more

Am I serious this time?

Thursday, January 15, 2015      2 comments

2014 was a good year and I was able to maintain my weight. Now in 2015 I'd actually like to make progress. So far I have been doing well...but I wonder when my steam will run out. At least this time my husband seems to be on board and it's so... Read more

My 3 yr old niece has leukemia

Thursday, November 04, 2010      8 comments

This week we found out that my 3 year old niece has leukemia. She started chemotherapy, which is such a tough thing for a little one to endure. She needs all the prayers she can get. She's such a wonderful little girl and I'm so sad that she'... Read more

Ran my first 5K today and I came in 4th!!! (from last)

Saturday, September 25, 2010      5 comments

So, I'm not the fastest, but I got my best time ever!!! For the first time today when I put my run time into my fitness tracker, it registered as running and not walking! It's a good day!!!!!!... Read more

Lost a sack of sugar

Friday, September 24, 2010      2 comments

Have you ever picked up a sack of sugar? Feel how heavy it is? That's how much I lost. 5 lbs might not seem like a huge number, but when you pick up a sugar sack, it feels like something!... Read more

A week of accomplishments!

Friday, September 10, 2010      2 comments

Three days ago I ran a FULL 3 miles w/o stopping! Plus I walked a quarter to warm up and a quarter to cool down for a total of 3.5 miles. Yeah Baby! Yesterday I ran a FULL 2.5 miles keeping an average of just under a 13 minute mile. This... Read more

Only a Fool

Friday, September 03, 2010      1 comments

How do you reward yourself for doing great and keeping to your plan? Me, I ate 4 slices of pizza, 2 apples, a dinner salad and 2 celery stalks w/ PB the night before weigh-in. I was honest and updated my weight, but I'm up 1.4 lbs this w... Read more


Friday, August 27, 2010      0 comments

Welll....I'm not going to make 500 miles this year unless I can pony up to 2.5 miles per day every day for the rest of the year! However, I am on track to making 400 miles. Not too shabby! My goal of running a 5K? On track. I just have... Read more

Enjoying the er-uh beauty?

Friday, August 20, 2010      1 comments

As I walk I try to enjoy the beauty of my surroundings. I'm lucky to work near several rivers, one is close by and I love walking down that way with the cool breeze and water is just so pleasing. I pass under huge beautiful oak trees that just... Read more

What is a size 12 anyway?

Wednesday, August 18, 2010      3 comments

Fifteen years ago, and 30 pounds less I wore a size 10. Today I still wear a size 10. However, the 10's of today are much larger than 15 years ago. What's wrong with this picture? So, I went shopping during tax-free week and decided that... Read more

My Recipe Treat of the Week

Tuesday, August 10, 2010      0 comments

Cocoa Mocha Fiber Granola-ish bars http://recipes.sparkpeople.c
e=1101582 These are surprisingly easy, only 150 calories, 3g of fat and have 8g of fiber per bar. One batch makes 12 bars and keep you sa... Read more

Still working

Monday, March 29, 2010      0 comments

Being committed has definitely been my motto. I'm trying to stay motivated and committed, even though that scale has not budged. However, my belt was looser this morning. I've seen my nutritional goals drop to where they should be. I'm feeli... Read more

Friday Feats

Friday, March 12, 2010      0 comments

I have not met my miles goal this week, BUT I'm finally down 1 pound. I'm very proud. To be committed is to be strong - and I will stay strong this long as the kids let me.... Read more

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