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Let them eat cake!!

Sunday, July 24, 2011      7 comments

My friend had a wonderful 30th birthday party last night. Dinner, drinking, dancing and of course... cake. It was beautiful 2 tiered chocolate with buttercream frosting. My favorite! I'd heard my friend talk about the cake several weeks ago... Read more

Suck it up Buttercup!! DIY Challenge entry

Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

DIY Challenge Entry Form emoticonMy Challenge Name: Suck it up, Buttercup!! Read more

Father's Day, a tribute to my Dad who passed away 17 years ago.

Monday, June 20, 2011      3 comments

{This Blog was written last year. One of my Dad's sisters asked me to share it.} It's been 16 (now 17) years worth of third Sundays in June since my Dad passed away. I miss him daily. I was the baby of the family, and the only girl. Yeah, a... Read more

by the numbers...

Friday, May 06, 2011      3 comments

I participated in a Biggest Loser competition at my local gym. Please note... I'm not a big fan of the show. I think that it gives people unattainable goals and says that in health, there can be only one winner. I don't believe that. I believe t... Read more

Red Sox and the weight loss journey...

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      6 comments

I was sitting around thinking how happy I am that the Red Sox are playing better and winning like they should. It was like a light bulb went off. There are some parallels between the Red Sox season schedule and our Weight Loss journey. Bef... Read more

My jiggly belly and why I love it!!

Thursday, April 07, 2011      10 comments

I started seriously working out. Zumba, Group Power, kick-boxing, walking, weight machines, early last December. I'm still going with it. While the scale is taking it's sweet time moving downward, I AM OKAY WITH THAT. Yesterday after Zumba ... Read more

Organ Donation, think about it, talk about it.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      9 comments

My friend Stu is a wonderful, incredibly tall, person. He's one of those people who lights up a room just by entering it. The only problem with Stu is that his heart wasn't strong enough to keep pumping his blood. He has been waiting for over a ... Read more

Like a moth to the flame....

Thursday, March 10, 2011      11 comments

That used to describe me and my attraction to foods that I should have eaten less of, as well as my love affair with my couch, when I could have been active. Now, I visualize something else… Since mid December, I’ve been working out al... Read more

This one's for " The Girls"

Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

There are two discussion that come up at the gym almost every day: 1. What is the best shoe to wear for Zumba, treadmill, Group Power, or whatever exercise class you are doing? and more quietly 2. What is the best *ahem* "support" to w... Read more

Keep it Simple. Eat Less, Move More...

Wednesday, February 09, 2011      5 comments

Sometimes we get caught up in the details of calories, BMI, when to log activity/exercise as cardio/strength training or "other". How much, how long, pounds and minutes, weight and size. The numbers can drive you crazy. A friend of mine a... Read more

Vacation... California, Disneyland... *slight* food panic...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

I'm heading out for 8 days of fun, sunshine and roller coasters. What does a person eat at Disneyland to not send body into a calorie/fat laden tailspin??? Here's my plan so far: 1. Staying in condo with kitchen, cook at least one meal a ... Read more

A year in the life… of me.

Monday, January 10, 2011      4 comments

1/10/2010 I signed up for SparkPeople under the moniker of golfchick2-0. I had been on about 1 ˝ years previously as golfchick and decided that I needed a fresh start. I specifically didn’t sign up on New Years full well knowing that, for me, re... Read more

It was a small goal... but I made it happen!!

Monday, January 03, 2011      5 comments

Just before Thanksgiving, I made a pledge to myself. That I would eat well, enjoy my holidays and above all else... NOT GAIN WEIGHT. Loads of research shows that the average American gains between 8 and 10 lbs in that time period. I ... Read more

Hitting the Re-Start button

Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

I hate to use the "R-word". When you look at the stats and fugures about resolutions, most of them don't make it past the first few weeks. My goals are the same no matter what day of the year I make them. And here they are... 1. Watch food ... Read more

Back on track and feeling the (Group) Power!!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010      4 comments

The benefit to falling off the wagon is that some times, you need to fall a little, to see how far you've come. Long story short... I started SP 1/10/10, Set goals, logged food and activities, blogged and followed all the rules. And then ... Read more

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