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Slowest Looser to Great Things

Tuesday, August 24, 2010      12 comments

I was reading Geminisue's blog-one of my butterfly sisters-about the little things bringing inspiration. I instantly related to what she was stating. I am always amazed when I discover something new about what I can do or how I look. Maybe I hav... Read more

Goal Review

Monday, August 23, 2010      11 comments

I sit here tonight very humbled. During my last goal review I mentioned being on my pity pot. Life has a strange way of providing some prospective and balance. This week I was confronted with a true crisis. Somehow I did manage to loose some wei... Read more


Tuesday, August 17, 2010      2 comments

We were challenged to write about vacations today. I enjoy my vacations because.... In the fog of an early summer morning you discover why the mountains are called the Smokies. You marvel at all the beauty and the diversity -of mountai... Read more

Blog 8/16/10

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      8 comments

I am sitting here trying to think of anything I could add to the thoughts of the blogs I have read on the Butterflies team. I have seen some cute pictures, read some inspiring tales, read about people reaching out for help and with each of these... Read more

Weekly Goal Reviews

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      2 comments

Today while sitting on my pitty pot, I finally realized that using life events as an excuse not to do what is best for me is simply dumb. Life will disappoint at times as things will not always be as I wish, people will say and do things they pr... Read more

SSV ABCs of me

Saturday, August 07, 2010      12 comments

As a way for the SSV team to get to know each other better, we are posting the ABCs today A - Available or married? available B- Book? At the moment "The Spark' C- Cake or Pie? Pecan pie D- Drink of Choice? Ice Tea E- Essential I... Read more

Goal Review

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      1 comments

I was trying to figure out a way to make a goal review interesting, but will leave it as an accountability post for anyone who is interested in my progress or have suggestions. The best tip I have seen this week is to keep very good records... Read more

What I have learned

Thursday, July 22, 2010      7 comments

Today's challenge for my (((Sending Skinny Vibes))) team is to write about what I have learned since joining Spark People. I have learned you must be your #1 fan. If you are not then you are probably cheering for a loosing team. I have disc... Read more


Thursday, July 22, 2010      2 comments

I joined the SP Stress Challenge because there is a major source of stress in my life. I thought whenever I should become anxious about the stress I would have the tools to use. But, currently I am doing fine about controlling my anxiety about t... Read more


Sunday, July 18, 2010      7 comments

I am currently reading chapter 2 of 'The Spark' and have come up with this list of goals for the next year that are detailed and measurable. To weigh 135 pounds by 5/01/2011 To eat healthy by consuming 3 whole grains, 5 fruits and ve... Read more

Munchies snap shots

Friday, July 16, 2010      2 comments

I saw that an university had their weight loss group take a snapshot of the food they intended to eat before eating it. The university reported that this helped their members when tempted to snack. Read more


Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

I don't know if I have exactly hit that moment when the amount of effort equal to the observable benefits is less that Chris talked about in the 'Spark' yet. But, at last I am enjoying my cardio. It is such a joy not to huff, puff, stumble over ... Read more

The Spark Chapter One

Thursday, July 08, 2010      1 comments

I purchased 'The Spark' a while back and have been reading through it trying to absorb every tip within its' pages. Chapter One deals with how do you react to mistakes and in a previous post of mine called 'The Punisher' I wrote about this in de... Read more


Tuesday, June 29, 2010      10 comments

Rare is the opportunity to be with someone who is so charismatic that people instantly like them. He was beloved and called a friend by many including his students as he was college professor. He was loved for a good reason. It was never about h... Read more

Jillian's Challenge

Monday, May 17, 2010      3 comments

Jillian's challenge this week is- "Jillian Michaels Weekly challenge: for the entire week say NOTHING negative about yourself. If you start to stop yourself and then say something positive about yourself." How timely is that given my puni... Read more

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