Wednesday, July 07, 2010      4 comments

It came as a complete surprise when I stepped on the scale yesterday and was at my goal weight. Yeah!! Fireworks!! Happiness!! And just in time...we leave for vacation and a family wedding tomorrow morning, which was my deadline to make this... Read more
Somebody Wants What You Have (posting Amy's blog)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

Hi, All, I follow this blog (The Finer Things in Life) and wanted to share one her postings from today that was very thought provoking. http://amysfinerthings.com/s omebody-wants-what-you-have Somebody Wants What You Have ... Read more
Late Night Stress Munchie Attack
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      3 comments

Everyone in bed but me...this is dangerous. I am looking for snacks with 50 calories or less and doing a lot of nibbling when I should just go to bed. Next week is spring break and the kids seem to be up late with homework, projects, and study... Read more
A Miracle!
Saturday, March 06, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday my daughter found out that a college-age friend of hers was extremely sick with pneumonia and collapsed lungs. He was put into a coma and on a breathing machine. His parents were told he had a 50/50 chance of survival. I told my dau... Read more
Voices in my head!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

Hi, All, it's funny how something sticks in your mind until you need it - even a year later! I was in the middle of my Cardio Challenge Class this morning at the Y and was fading a bit when Billy Blanks (TaeBo) popped into my head saying "Draw ... Read more
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

It's been a really busy couple of weeks, and am looking at more to come - this always happens as we go into the last few months of school and activities gear up. It's always harder to eat right when you're running from place to place. I fo... Read more
Do Not Read This (without willpower!)
Sunday, February 21, 2010      2 comments

I received a late Valentine from my sister last week (she doesn't know I am changing my eating habits with SP)...the note was humorous and harmless enough, but inside lurked a dangerous beast, eager to sabotage my SP efforts. Do not look ... Read more
Finally put it down on paper.
Saturday, February 20, 2010      5 comments

My Motivational Vision Collage Why do I want to achieve my weight-loss goal? Health Energy ... Read more
Moment of Truth
Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

All of us on SP have a common goal of losing weight, but what was the moment of truth for you? As a kid I never liked potatoes, bread, or sweets. When did that change? Probably about the same time I started to gain weight, right? ... Read more
Happy Day!
Sunday, February 14, 2010      0 comments

Happy Valentine's Day, SparkFriends! I plan to do something that's good for my heart...spending time with my family and doing an ACTIVE activity together. It's cold and sunny, but it'll be a nice day for a long walk. And a movie sounds... Read more
Cardio Challenge Class
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      1 comments

Okay, YMCA members - do you have a Cardio Challenge class? Whoa. Tried the class yesterday and survived, but am feeling the pain today. I'm one of those people that lets pride stand in the way of going easy - even on my first day, and partial... Read more
Variety, the spice of life!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

Recently I posted my status as "going to try something new at the gym." Here's what I did: ATHLETIC WATER RUNNING !!! It was a 60 minute class offered at the Y and consisted of walking THROUGH the water follow... Read more
Help Wanted!
Friday, February 05, 2010      3 comments

I got a great email this morning for all parents (and children or parents...that means EVERYONE!) that needs sharing! Have a great Friday Everyone! (And if you like this, you will love this YouTube video of "The Mom Song!" http://ww... Read more
Thank you SparkPeople!
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

Here I am entering my 5th (active) week of SparkPeople. I sure had enthusiasm those first four weeks, and have been consistently tracking my food and water consumption as well as keeping on track with my exercise goals. It is easy to get myse... Read more
Hat Trick!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      2 comments

Yeah! Celebrating today with progress in staying on track with 3 goals: * Weight drop * Water/nutritious food choice consumption * Exercise increase The weight drop was only 3 pounds this week for a total of 8 since Jan. ... Read more

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