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Goal!!! 10% Lighter...100% Happier these days!!

Saturday, June 11, 2011      1 comments

Here it is, my 10% key chain!! This is the 3rd time in 6 years that I've earned this key chain. I am hoping the THIRD time is the CHARM! And speaking of charms, I am going to ... Read more

On Oreos and other things

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      3 comments

I am fully aware that those Oreos I ate on Monday were the result of stress eating. My son lost his cell phone and I basically ruined my beautiful wood table w/ a vase of flowers that leaked through. So those Oreos, they seemed like a pretty goo... Read more

The "Balance" Problem...

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      4 comments

I am really struggling with balance this week. It has been building up the last couple of weeks but now it is at critical mass. I finally have put myself on "the list" so to speak as a priority, which is great. However, adding 300 minutes of exe... Read more

Workout Log:

Monday, May 02, 2011      2 comments

60 minutes of Zumba today. I emoticon Zumba. It is so much fun. I go to a place where you pay a drop in rate for th... Read more

Labels: Looking forward to being merely Overweight!

Sunday, May 01, 2011      4 comments

Ok, well I found out that until I lose 9 more lbs ,and reach 153, I'm obese. That's according to my BMI. Makes being just "overweight" seem like such an accomplishment.... Read more

Tired of people dieing.

Sunday, May 01, 2011      4 comments

Hard loss today. A beloved teacher, mentor and friend passed away a few months ago, though I just learned about it tonight. He believed in me, he embraced me, he told me that I was ok--just the way I was. He was more of a father to me than my "r... Read more

If you want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't you'll find an excuse...

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      8 comments

I want to do this. I REALLY want to do this. I've taken a break from Spark to focus solely on Weight Watchers and facebook--and I can't try to recap that time at this point. That's the past anyway. But the good thing is...good things have been h... Read more

Ran a 1/2 Marathon, Got More Active, Down 6.5 lbs for the year:Ready to embrace 2011

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      11 comments

Yep, I haven' blogged since June. WOW!! I am doing most of my posting on facebook these days and can't keep up w/ 2 places. This is gonna be a quick (yikes, me be brief or quick)... Read more

New Personal Best~~~Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!

Saturday, June 19, 2010      7 comments

I did something for the first time that I am very very proud of. And it is kinda funny because to so many it will seem basic but here goes: I ran for a mile without stopping to catch my breath or to walk. I ran for 20 minutes straight whereas be... Read more

Passed up a donut today

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      3 comments

that kinda says a lot right there, the title!!! I did want it, the kids were having one--but I decided that all the hard work I've been doing was worth more than the 60 seconds of gratification eating the donut would give me. So I passed it up. ... Read more

Post-Race Blues??? Does that exist?

Sunday, May 30, 2010      8 comments

Anyone ever get in a general funk post race. I did a 5K on Sunday but all week I have been down. I was happy/proud to finish the race so not sure what is going on? Of course I have been sick all week and it was the last week of school for ... Read more

Ran a 5K today!! Woo Hoo!

Sunday, May 23, 2010      7 comments

Well, I did it. I ran the 5K. I made it to the finish line. I'm really proud and feel fantastic. I stuck to my run/walk plan and did better than my avg mile/min on my training runs. I finished in about 44 minutes (don't have my official time yet... Read more

slayed some dragons, faced some fears (side effect of running)

Saturday, May 08, 2010      5 comments

*This is a long post. I realized when i finished it. I might have needed to write it mostly for me.) I started taking care of myself again this year. Slow at first. Small changes. Speed bumps and detours. Around early March, started to refo... Read more

Walked 4 miles today . . .

Monday, May 03, 2010      5 comments

. . . that makes me very happy! That's 6 miles in the last two days. Just gonna keep plugging away at it!!... Read more

Exercise Log

Sunday, May 02, 2010      4 comments

I don't know the best place to post this so I'll do it here on this blog. I don't want to have to visit a lot of different pages to track but I'm also using my fitness tracker here on sp. Other than that tracker, if anyone knows a better place t... Read more

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