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The Next Few Weeks

Monday, July 20, 2015      14 comments

As part of this weekend's WEC, I am supposed to write a blog about the first 9 weeks of this round of the BLC. This is my first round as a Honey Badger. The Honey Badgers are amazing! Tough, no excuses with an emphasis is on exercise and nut... Read more

Winter is Wonderful Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      9 comments

As part of a team challenge I have to hunt down the following items. I will be posting pictures as I find them. Wish me luck! emoticonRead more

My Goals for the 12 weeks of BLC25:

Monday, May 05, 2014      10 comments

I have returned to the Amber Amazon Warriors and the BLC for round 25. The Warriors have welcomed me back with open arms and I am very grateful. Thank you, Ladies, it is good to be home. My goals for this round: 1. Exercise - 10,000+ step... Read more

Lifestyle Action Words

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      13 comments

Mindset ~ I am excited and hopeful that I will be successful in this challenge. I am motivated to stick to my plan. Support ~ I will seek the support I need from my family and Sparkfriends when I need it but I am working on being kinder to ... Read more

My New Year's Wish For You...

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      7 comments

My New Year's wish for you... "May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.á I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you are wonderful,á And don't forget to make some art...á Write or draw... Read more

My Story (so far)

Saturday, October 05, 2013      15 comments

As part of the Weekend Challenge for BLC23 and National Storytelling Weekend we were asked to share our stories about our weight loss journey, this is mine. I have been battling with my weight my whole life. I did Weight Watchers with my m... Read more

An Early Morning Hike

Monday, August 26, 2013      22 comments

Hiking has become a way for me to clear my head and center myself. It is my favorite form of exercise. On Sunday morning DH and I escaped our full house and went for a walk in one of my favorite parks. The trail is not difficult or particular... Read more

BLC22 and What Comes Next

Monday, August 26, 2013      8 comments

BLC22 is coming to a close and as part of this weekend's challenge we were asked to evaluate and reflect on the last 12 weeks and make a plan for the 3 or 4 weeks we have off until the next round starts. There are lots of things I need t... Read more

Day 3 of the 5% LTGL Challenge

Monday, March 04, 2013      16 comments

Day 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? (The habit I am working on is finding alternatives to emotional eating.) Encouraging myself has always been tough for me. I can cheer on everybody else but when it comes ... Read more

Marching On

Sunday, March 03, 2013      15 comments

I have been trying to shake off a case of the winter blahs with little success. In the last week I have added some new challenges in an effort to get my act together. Why I find it easier to push myself for other people and teams than I do for ... Read more

February Game Plan

Friday, February 01, 2013      21 comments

Because it is the first day of a new month and I find myself with a major case of the winter blahs, I have set some goals for myself for the 28 days of February. Hopefully it will help me shake off the lethargy and get the scale moving again. ... Read more

Moving Forward, Going On...

Saturday, October 20, 2012      16 comments

For BLC20 I laid out the plan that I intended live with, a way for me to step out of my comfort zone. But old habits die hard. Pushing my limits in some areas has been easier than others. During the last 6 weeks I have done really well with som... Read more

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone for the next 12 Weeks...

Monday, September 17, 2012      30 comments

Originally I was going to stick with what I know and go back to basics with the South Beach Diet and add more cardio to my workout. At the suggestion of one of our team leaders, (thank you, Jan) I took a look at Jamie Eason's LiveFit Plan and ... Read more

Never Quit Pledge

Thursday, August 02, 2012      10 comments

Never Quit Pledge Sunday, April 29, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for m... Read more

My Favorite Quote

Monday, January 16, 2012      14 comments

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain." - Vivian Greene To me this quote is about living in the momentů Enjoying my life now. Time passes so quickly that waiting for the "perfect" ... Read more

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