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What a summer!

Monday, August 25, 2014      29 comments

Today is the last day of freedom for the kids. They go back to school tomorrow, and I just can't believe how fast the summer went. My daughter is finishing up her career as an elementary school student, and my son is entering uncharted territo... Read more

Can anyone help me?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014      17 comments

I have a heart rate monitor with a chest strap, which I love, and when I go to the gym, their Cybex machines pick up my heart rate through wireless monitoring. Technically, I wouldn't have to wear the watch part of my HRM because the machine do... Read more

Biggest Loser Race

Monday, June 23, 2014      33 comments

I did the race on Sunday with my SiL, and then the kids had a 1 mile fun run. Usually, most of the races around here are done at the peninsula, which is flat and shady. This year, they decided to have TBL race at our local Penn State campus...... Read more

My view from the wagon...

Thursday, May 22, 2014      41 comments

OR, Two weeks back on the healthy living train... OR, Why did I ever get off? So it's only been 2 weeks since I decided to take my life back. I've gained 30 pounds from my lowest weight in September 2013. I've bee talking to a few of yo... Read more

I think I have it backwards...

Sunday, March 30, 2014      26 comments

Since I've started my "6week plan" I've noticed a trend in my eating. The only days I have problems with binge eating are the days I DON'T workout... You know, the days where your calories REALLY need to be in check?!? Unfortunately, I've jus... Read more

Sooo cool!

Thursday, March 06, 2014      35 comments

I've lived in Erie, PA my whole life, with the exception of college, and I never fully appreciated what we had here until the last year or so. We have a lake, and amusement park, theaters, comedy clubs, museums, and all sorts of things for the ... Read more

I'm F.I.N.E.

Sunday, February 23, 2014      40 comments

Frustrated Insecure Neurotic Emotional Yep, that's me, I'm FINE... Frustrated... with weight gain, binge eating, lack of exercise and my bad attitude about all of it. I have no one to blame but myself. Insecure... about my ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts MY truths about weight loss

Sunday, January 19, 2014      77 comments

I don't know how or where to begin this blog... there has been so much going on in my head lately about my weight loss, or lack there of... I just can't get out of my own head. I've been fighting to see the big picture, what I've accomplished,... Read more

A very honest magazine article

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      34 comments

This is a magazine article that my SP friend Amanda posted. The statements that are made in this article are 110% true to MY journey. I can definitely relate to the Harvard grad student... If you click on the link for Julia's photography,... Read more

Hey Fat Girl!

Monday, January 06, 2014      40 comments

I loved this post when I read it a year ago, and it still brings tears to my eyes. It really encouraged me to continue on. I hope you all enjoy it and get as much out of it as I did.
012/05/hey-fat-girl... Read more

Reflections on 2013 and thoughts on 2014

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      38 comments

2013 was an interesting and exciting year... In 2013... I ended this year weighing a bit more than when it started... I hit my lowest weight ever... I have maintained within the same 10-12 pounds all year... I still have not made it... Read more

I'm So Thankful

Thursday, November 28, 2013      39 comments

Since the Dirty Girl in September, I've be pretty down... I haven't had anything to look forward to or train for... I've gained a few too many pounds, and I'm starting to feel it and I definitely think it shows. You know, saying that out loud is... Read more


Sunday, September 15, 2013      51 comments

On September 7, my BFF Melissa, 2 of my most FAVORITE Sparklies and I, did a Dirty Girl mud run. It's a 3 mile mud run with 12 obstacles along the way. We had to crawl through muddy tunnels, jump into a water and mud filled pool, climb up car... Read more

Just remember...

Monday, September 02, 2013      57 comments

When you're upset with how much farther you have to go... When you think you're never gonna get there... When you eat tuna instead of the pizza you want, and you're SO not happy about it... Have a friend remind you of who you used to be... Read more

The Biggest Loser 5k

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      46 comments

Wow, was that a lot of fun! Friday night, my husband and I went to the packet pick up and I got to meet a few of the Biggest Loser contestants. Dan and Jackie from sea... Read more

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