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Blog #18 - Keeping Up When You Don't Have Time for SP!
Sunday, April 29, 2012      3 comments

Life gets busy and sometimes, we don't have time to track our water or calories or fitness minutes on SP. We don't have time to post on our favorite message boards for our favorite teams or catch up with friends we've made. My life has been li... Read more
Blog #17 - Eating ELF Style
Thursday, April 19, 2012      5 comments

When my friend and I are experiencing TOM or just prior to that, we both go through this phase where we just want to EAT AND EAT and we are never satisfied. Complete bottomless pits, we are! We call each other ELF when that happens, or Emotion... Read more
Blog #16 - Back to the Daily Grind!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      3 comments

Tomorrow, I head back to my teaching job after being off for 3.5 weeks. I'm looking forward to seeing my students again but man, this time went by way too fast and I did not accomplish nearly enough! And although I am disappointed in what I di... Read more
Blog #15 - Keeping On While Discouraged
Sunday, April 15, 2012      4 comments

I am feeling fairly discouraged today. Although I am trying to keep a positive attitude throughout this entire journey by only surrounding myself with positive people and letting things roll off my shoulders if I slip up or whatever, I am still... Read more
Blog #14 - It's a Team Effort Now!
Friday, April 13, 2012      2 comments

When I first (re)started this journey on 3/29, I almost immediately met my BWLF Rush2Lose. We messaged back and forth, basically holding each other accountable. Then we started texting this past week, too. This has been great because I know I... Read more
Blog #13 - My Shopping Cart
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      4 comments

My husband and I received our first-ever Peapod delivery today. We've never ordered our groceries to be delivered before but wow, what an amazing service! lol I would not do this long-term but with Randy being out of commission as he heals fro... Read more
Blog #12 - Happy Easter! :)
Sunday, April 08, 2012      0 comments

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Blog #11 - Just One Serving.
Sunday, April 08, 2012      3 comments

I'm still focusing on my baby steps (water intake - check! dog walking - check! blogging - check! quit smoking - check! supplements - check!...and today I also worked out!) but I have been trying to be more aware of what I'm eating, too. W... Read more
BLOG #10 - It's the Little Things! :D
Friday, April 06, 2012      2 comments

Please excuse this incredibly squee-like blog. Today has been, for me, an AWESOME DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D 1. We got amazing bargains at K-Mart on early Christmas gifts for a few people. Seriously, we got 17... Read more
Blog #9 - My History With Migraines
Thursday, April 05, 2012      5 comments

One thing that is very frustrating about trying to lose weight is trying to lose weight as a migraine sufferer! Many people will say, "If you just walk..." or "Cardio is key!" etc. I can eat healthy up and down the block for weeks. I can drin... Read more
Blog #8 - Struggling to Take Those Steps!
Thursday, April 05, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday and today have been difficult in regards to taking those baby steps. I almost didn't get my water in yesterday - I started late! I definitely think I ate over on my calories because a friend came to town and we went out to eat and I ... Read more
Blog #7 - Baby Steps in Smart Choices
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      6 comments

Today, I ate at IHOP with my husband and neighbor. I pre-planned and looked at the nutrition menu, etc. It was delicious and I stayed in my nutritious ranges for the day without going over on ANYTHING! :D I ate a SIMPLE & FIT omelet wit... Read more
Blog #6 - Good Eatin'!
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      0 comments

I ate well today. I ate well and I ate well while eating well. Salad, goulash, garlic bread... I tracked EVERYTHING, and even MEASURED my salad out! I have never actually measured any food outside of baking or cooking but I measured my salad... Read more
Blog #5 - I Walked.
Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

Today, I walked my dogs (twice so far, once more before bed). The first walk was quick because I had just woken up. But the second walk was .6 miles. ... Read more
Blog #4 - Today, I Took the Stairs!
Saturday, March 31, 2012      4 comments

Spark Streak progress: Water intake - DONE! and then some... I'm a water-drinking FOOL today! emoticon Walk... Read more

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