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"Tip the Scales in Your Favor" Jan 21-23, 2011

Monday, December 06, 2010      11 comments

"Tip the Scales in Your Favor" is a 3 day workshop offered at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, NC. I participated this summer and found it extremely useful. There is the opportunity to practice "mindful eating" (as featured on RUBY), lo... Read more

I am Sasha Fierce's protegee'

Friday, December 03, 2010      10 comments

Even though we all have our own unique body type, there are some people we can admire for having the "it" factor. Read more

Sometimes we have to stand up for ourselves...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      19 comments

It's hard to let go of old habits. And even harder to let go of old roles. Especially when it comes to parent - child roles. Even more when you've had a critical parent. Don't get me wrong - we can love someone without reservation, and ... Read more

Just 10 bracelet works!

Sunday, November 28, 2010      18 comments

Sure, you have to be in the right mental frame of mind, but last night when Mom asked me to pick up some OJ, I went to the convenience store and right beside the refrigerated items were the shelves of processed foods, including (gasp!) cookies! ... Read more

Team Tempo

Saturday, November 27, 2010      3 comments

(FYI - this blog is mostly for the SparkPoints... but I DO love my Tar Heel basketball!) emoticon The boosters fo... Read more

4 month Sparkversary...a few brief thoughts

Friday, November 26, 2010      18 comments

I haven't had time to sit down and reflect on the progress since joining SparkPeople, and being away from home I don't have all my journals to look back on. But I DO KNOW: -I've lost 15 lb and have made progress I've not made in years before ... Read more

Be the person you really are (inspirational quote from TBL)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      11 comments

Quote from Bernie, the Season 5 at-home winner of the Biggest Loser on NBC: "The Biggest Loser really prepares you not just to shed the weight but to uncover the person that you really are, that you've always wanted to be." I wish... Read more

The Daily Motivator for today 11/20/2010

Saturday, November 20, 2010      10 comments

I had greatday.com as my home page (before SparkPeople), and the affirmation for today, Saturday, really spoke to me. You can read it and apply it as well by going to the website http://greatday.com and searching for November 20 feat... Read more

"Just 10" bracelet - additional tips from the experts

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      12 comments

As promised, blog 2 of 2 on the "Just 10" bracelet. So on the show Dr. Oz encourages anyone who is overweight to lose "just 10 pounds" he had a group of other doctors and experts who each gave one "rule" to help us take off the pounds. Here... Read more

Answering questions on my JUST 10 BRACELET

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      9 comments

Received my "Just 10" bracelet that was featured on the Dr. Oz show (it's free!) thanks to Zappos. Several people have asked about it, so I figured this would be an easy blog topic. If we lose JUST TEN POUNDS we can make a significant i... Read more

1 Year's Difference - horse back riding (more photos added)

Thursday, November 11, 2010      22 comments

Since today was a holiday I got the urge to do something fun and different. Ended up taking a trail ride! So even though I nearly threw these photos away, I'll be brave and expose how I looked last year when I went riding on the beach in... Read more

You CANNOT eat a Whopper meal & lose weight!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      19 comments

First - I'm still alive. Went to my doctor yesterday and got stronger cold prescriptions but it's nothing worse, just have to ride it out. Ironic that I feel GREAT after the half marathon, only limitation is a strained ligament in my left foot... Read more

Oaks Half Marathon race report (long with pics)

Monday, November 08, 2010      26 comments

November 7, 2010. Goal met. emoticon It was only important for me to finish. Iím still basically a walker, even... Read more

November 6 - last day of the "old" me

Saturday, November 06, 2010      15 comments

emoticon Tonight I go to bed with the clock set back one hour and the alarm set for 5a.m. Read more

A little squirrel nutrition humor...

Thursday, October 28, 2010      23 comments

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