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Hard Week, but Completed my Virtual 5K
Friday, April 15, 2011      3 comments

Oh, if you're having a hard time right now, take heart. We will survive TOGETHER! My week started out great- awesome weather, FUN and big exercises, new SparkChallenges. Wednesday afternoon I took a dive. I've battled a UTI since then which... Read more
What I found outside this morning!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      7 comments

I recently told a friend who needs positive things in her life that she needs to grow something. I don't care if it's one plant- something that you can watch over, take care of, enjoy it's beauty, and be amazed by nature. So this kind of does ... Read more
Today's fun exercise
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      4 comments

Today's "fun" exercise was a bike ride down by the river- 14.5 miles long. We weren't racing, but I felt good about our time (8.5 mph). I will say this biking the river trail is a ton more fun than running it, AND YET my thighs are TIRED!!! P... Read more
Fun Exercise Today
Monday, April 11, 2011      1 comments

Actually, I've decided to shake it up as much as possible this week. The weather's great. The kids have a half week of school with achievement tests tomorrow. So today's exercise was a 3.5 mile hike around the base of Pinnacle Mtn attached to... Read more
didn't trust the scale yesterday
Friday, April 08, 2011      4 comments

But it was right! The scale said I was down 2 pounds yesterday morning, but I didn't trust it so I entered myself down 1 pound. By this morning, I couldn't resist getting back on the scale - TO BE SURE! ... Read more
Thyroid medicine is working
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      6 comments

I can already see a difference in my energy!!! I started taking my thyroid meds last Saturday. I didn't let myself think about it, just took the meds, and forgot about it. It wasn't until my husband asked me if I was feeling any different ... Read more
Made it through a "Blue day"- Victory!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      4 comments

I'm sure there are some blessed folks who might not see the significance of getting through a "blue day" without blowing it. I'm glad for them. But for the rest of us, what a struggle that can be! I overdid it this weekend (and wasn't surpri... Read more
Vindication!! Thyroid Problems
Friday, April 01, 2011      4 comments

SparkFriends, I know how much blogs and articles have helped me these past few months, and so I continue to try to blog about the highlights whether I want to or not. Let me give you a bit of background to this story. From late 2009 through 2... Read more
doctor's blessing
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      8 comments

We did it (Sparkpeople and myself)!! My #1 goal was to get rid of high blood pressure medicine. As of today, it's official! My doctor has given his blessing to stay off the meds and said "keep doing what you're doing"! I feel like a WINNER ... Read more
Running works even for a beginner!
Friday, March 25, 2011      3 comments

Phew! emoticon I've shaved a few minutes off my 6 mile run. A month ago, 6 miles was right at 90 minutes. Today ... Read more
Easter Deco
Thursday, March 24, 2011      2 comments

I thought y'all might like to see some of the Easter deco I made today. Now I'm organized and have boxes for every season and holiday. I have spent years buying at "a... Read more
Can we duplicate today?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      3 comments

Goodness- it's a NICE day around here. The temp is perfect. The sun is OUT! The birds are singing, and the kids are running around playing outside. Can we please have more of these days this Spring? ~Roxanne ... Read more
new motto
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      4 comments

Wow, what a difference the right tools and a little bit of time make. While out of town this weekend, I tried to drink a can of coke twice- Couldn't make it through either can. I actually had to get my water out to get that taste out of my mou... Read more
softer words
Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

Okay, I put it out there a few days ago that I had set a new daily goal for myself... To speak softer and kinder especially when I was frustrated or impatient. I'm not sure what it says about my personality (well, actually I do, but anyway). S... Read more
Hold me accountable
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

Sparkpeople and I have been getting along just fine now for 75 days! I'm seeing progress each week on a physical level. ... Read more

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