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Northern Colorado SP Team Aug 2010 Meetup

Saturday, August 28, 2010      5 comments

JRWHIMSEY, HINOTO, DAISYBELL6 Well, all 3 of us met and had a great walk around Golden Ponds. Got to chat and burn those calories on a beautiful summer day walking to... Read more

Practicing Again

Friday, August 27, 2010      6 comments

Next week we are having new carpeting put in throughout the house so this weekend DH and I are not going up to the cabin. So this morning I got up early, Sparked, went on a fantastic dawn bicycle ride along the St. Vrain river (?) as the sun wa... Read more

Great Weekend

Sunday, August 22, 2010      6 comments

I had a wonderful weekend. Friday night I had a friend spend the night so we could do a day hike in Rocky Mountain National Park. We had a great hike to Fern Falls. It took 3 hours and was absolutely beautiful Lots of wild flowers. Even saw... Read more

I Spread the Spark

Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

Every year on my birthday in May I have a girls weekend at my cabin with a few of my close friends. This year I decided to make the theme Healthy Living. We each prepared a healthy meal and we each planned a healthy activity. We had a blast. ... Read more

What I Need

Friday, August 20, 2010      7 comments

After having a major slip I have been trying to figure out what happened. I don't have all the answers yet, but I have realized that blogging regularly is essential for me. I hadn't blogged for 11 days. I think blogging connects me with the co... Read more

The Beast Woke Up

Thursday, August 19, 2010      8 comments

I blew it big time yesterday. DH has gone backpacking for a week, work is horrendous and I succumbed. I got home after work and forgot my well laid plan of going to the gym and binged instead. I haven't binged since I started Spark and I am s... Read more

Hummers at the Cabin (video blog)

Sunday, August 08, 2010      16 comments

I wanted to share a video my DH took from the porch at our cabin this weekend. It is so peaceful to sit on the porch, smelling the pine trees and listening to and watching the hummingbirds. I hope you enjoy!... Read more

Goals to Break My Plateau

Friday, August 06, 2010      10 comments

Been at the same weight for a month. Here are my new goals. 1. Stay below 1600 calories a day NO MATTER WHAT and Put my ALL into EACH exercise session. 2. 60 minutes of exercise daily 3. Walk 10,000 steps daily. NO... Read more

Dogs are Love

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      7 comments

Here's a link to a video that was sent to me by email. If you love dogs, I believe you will love this.
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Hungry Morning Strategy

Monday, August 02, 2010      11 comments

After my hike at the cabin yesterday, I was really hungry and ate up a storm -- PB and banana on whole wheat and 2 Kashi bars with a baked apple. oo eee.... Not good. Well, luckily I wasn't hungry at lunch (I wonder why?....) and skipped my a... Read more

Things I am learning

Saturday, July 31, 2010      6 comments

I read a blog entry recently about things learned on the journey. So I thought of a few things I am learning. 1. I don't need to eat as much food to satisfy my hunger as I thought I did. Especially if I eat slowly and wait for 20 min bef... Read more

Settling In

Friday, July 30, 2010      6 comments

I guess I am in a plateau. My weight hasn't changed in a couple of weeks. I feel ok with that. I'd love to drop 5 more pounds, but right now I think it is important to be comfortable with where I am. I don't want to live a diet mentality. I... Read more

Today is a New Day

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday was one of those days you would like to forget. I had a bad episode of fibromyalgia (which hasn't completely gone away yet). I was sore, stressed and irritable. I was also experiencing some of the old depressed feelings. I think th... Read more

Its all about the Calories

Friday, July 23, 2010      8 comments

Recently because of changes in my weight and exercise levels my daily calorie requirement has changed. Now the high number is around 15oo instead of around 1700. For some reason I just can't keep below the 15oo level. I've been above range ev... Read more

Boredom Trap

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      9 comments

I let it get me yesterday. Boredom, that is. I had a day at work with little to do and I wasn't very ambitious in looking for things to do, so I was bored. I came home and after dinner DH was watching a TV program about hazardous airports tha... Read more

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