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Why are challenges so challenging????

Sunday, June 16, 2013      7 comments

Here's to us fellow Golden Phoenix! Be the change! ... Read more

BLC 22 Goals- Golden Phoenix Team

Sunday, June 09, 2013      11 comments

It's good to have goals- Really I know that in my brain and in my being. I'm a big goal setter- at work! And at work I'm good at checking in on my progress (and the progres... Read more

Jump Start June!

Saturday, June 01, 2013      5 comments

One of my real life friends (and a Spark friend) wrote a blog today about starting a summer of fitness on June 1st. Great idea! While today isn't the actual first day of summer I agree that June 1st is the unofficial first day of summer so let's... Read more

Now and Then

Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

Well pictures tell a thousand words. I'm adding this blog entry to document my 'before' photo for the BLC 22. I have 'now' a photo of me at my daughter's wedding in October (around 190 pounds) and 'then' a photo of me celebrating my 50th birthda... Read more

It's good to have goals!

Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

It's good to have goals- Really I know that in my brain and in my being. I'm a big goal setter- at work! And at work I'm good at checking in on my progress (and the progres... Read more

Rainbow Day

Monday, May 20, 2013      6 comments

I've joined a couple of new challenges and I can't remember which one had a 'Rainbow Day' bonus!!! Anyway, I ate a rainbow today and I liked it! Red: Strawberries with my cottage cheese for breakfast Orange: Carrots for a snack- 10 baby o... Read more

Mean it in May 2013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013      8 comments

I'm re-visiting another blog from 2011- This time I plan to mean it in May! How about you? (See the end of the blog for my daily results!) M = Motivation motivate at least one team member daily E = Exercise get in at least 30 m... Read more

10 Years Since....

Friday, April 26, 2013      5 comments

Today is the 10th anniversary of my father's passing. He died of a heart attack at the age of 74 and had his first heart attack in his 40's. I know that he always worried about my weight and what I was doing to my health and the potential that I... Read more

Where did two years go and what was I thinking?

Tuesday, April 02, 2013      6 comments

Here's an updated blog entry that I wrote two years ago! Now that we've completed 3 months of 2011, it's time to assess progress! On July 1st of 2010 I set a goal of losing 90 pounds and finding the healthy body that I had (but lost) four ... Read more

Let's MEAN IT IN MAY!

Saturday, April 23, 2011      12 comments

I sent a team sparkmail to my 2011-Twelve Months of Healthy Habits Team today. I have had a rough month and even though I encouraged others to bring their "A Game" in April, I had to admit that I did not come close to doing the same. I give myse... Read more

25% of the Year is over.... have I achieved 25% of my goals?????

Friday, April 01, 2011      10 comments

Now that we've completed 3 months of 2011, it's time to assess progress! On July 1st of 2010 I set a goal of losing 90 pounds and finding the healthy body that I had (but lost) four years ago. By January 1, 2011 I had lost 31 pounds. Since my go... Read more

My New Plan to Fight (Body) Inflation!

Monday, March 28, 2011      14 comments

Organizing my day is quite a challenge. I have trouble getting up at 4:00 to work-out. But, if I want a morning work-out I have to be at it by 4:15 the latest. I have an hour commute and if I'm not on my way by 6:30 in the morining I deal with a... Read more

Time Flies

Friday, March 25, 2011      6 comments

We're almost at the end of March.... 3 months into the year.... 25% of the year is almost over... It's almost time to evaluate my progress. Am I 25% of the way toward accoml... Read more

Is it luck or divine intervention?

Saturday, March 19, 2011      5 comments

Last week I posted a blog where I made the point that 'luck' has nothing to do with our success at weight loss and healthy living. Our success is due to effort, motivation, and commitment. But, today I was thinking that I'm lucky that I'm not mo... Read more

What's Luck Got to Do With It?

Saturday, March 12, 2011      22 comments

To paraphrase Tina Turner(who by the way looks AWESOME at 71 years of age), "What's luck got to do with it?" Weight loss and this journey back to a healthy body isn't about lu... Read more


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