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Monday, December 03, 2012      2 comments

It won't just be a break for me this time. I will be leaving the group. I have gained so much from the CAMO Crew. But right now it's important for me to focus on my job and work/life balance. I'm going to continue my daily 45 minute dog ... Read more
BLC Challenge 1/2 Way Mark
Sunday, October 21, 2012      3 comments

I haven't accomplished a lot, but I haven't backslid either. 1. Staying in Calorie Range - this continues to be the ideal. I think the basis has to be focusing on healthy food choices. 2. Water - I've been much, much better with this.... Read more
I'm a Runner
Monday, October 08, 2012      6 comments

The BLC 20 challenge for the weekend included blogging about a success on my Spark journey. I think the biggest change for me is becoming a runner. Almost 3 years ago I did a couch to 5K program and completed a 5K race and then a Half Ma... Read more
MOJO Blog #3
Monday, September 24, 2012      5 comments

Music! I love running to music. I had never done it until a few months ago when I discovered Galloway's 5K training app that I could download music to. I've really enjoyed finding great music to listen to and get me energized.... Read more
MOJO Blog #2
Sunday, September 23, 2012      4 comments

One of my biggest motivations has been my dog. He really needs to be walked every morning. So, I may not make it to the gym, but I always walk the dog. Thanks Memphis!... Read more
MOJO Blog #1
Friday, September 21, 2012      4 comments

Really my mojo has to be me. I've found that I am responsible for my own motivation. For me it's a lot of internal thought and belief. Sometimes it sags, but I always get it back.... Read more
BLC 20 12-week Plan for Success
Saturday, September 15, 2012      7 comments

First, let me say I can't believe I gained over 20 pounds in the past year. It really is time to embrace the Spark approach of lifestyle change. The positives are that I have kept running during that time and walk 45 minutes a day. But, my ho... Read more
BLC Break Plan
Saturday, July 14, 2012      5 comments

I just read "Younger Next Year for Women" and it is just the right motivation for the BLC Break: -Exercise 45 minutes 6 days a week & include 2 days of Strength Training & 4 days of serious aerobic exericse -Eat unprocessed food "Quit eat... Read more
What Was I Thinking
Saturday, December 31, 2011      5 comments

About a month ago I signed up for a Half Marathon and a Sprint Triathlon in mid-March. I've done a Half Marathon once before, so I'm pretty sure I can complete this one. I've never done a Triathlon before. I bought a bike. I've ridden it... Read more
What Works For Me
Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

Okay, so I took I little vacation. Note to self: it's about a lifestyle change, not a diet. Back to that lifestyle change. Time to get back to what I know works. -track food (no matter how "off track" I get) -strength training (J... Read more
Focus for the Week: Calories In
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

Join me! I've been a little off track and need to re-focus. I've decided to focus on one aspect of weight loss/healthy living each week and really give it my all. This week I'm focusing on staying within my calorie range each day. I've f... Read more
Holiday Lesson!
Monday, July 04, 2011      3 comments

I know that I can't keep certain foods in my home--because I will eat every little bit, all in one sitting. So, I don't keep chips or sweets. If I crave ice cream, I'll go to Baskin Robbins and have a scoop or two, instead of eating a whole pi... Read more
Shhhh! Don't Tell!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      4 comments

I think I'm finally having an impact on my husband's health. Over the past five years of retirement he has gained a significant amount of weight and has gone off his blood pressure and cholesterol meds. Right now he is pretty adamant about not... Read more
GOALS FOR THE WEEK (tracking only)
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      0 comments

FOCUS F- freggies 5 pts. (1 for each) O- Organize- 5 points- (15 min.) C- Cardio- 30 min- 5 points U - Unwind- 30 min for you- 5 poins S- Strength Training- 5 points for 15 sets Bonus of 5 points per day if you do them all. ... Read more
Learning Why I'm with Spark from my Health Challenged Week
Sunday, April 10, 2011      3 comments

It's been a long week, but I've learned a lot. I had a floater occur in my right eye two weeks ago. The opthamologist sent me to the retina specialist because she was concerned about the bleeding in the eye that happened when the floater o... Read more

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