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Help...I just can't seem to do this!!!

Monday, March 18, 2013      2 comments

I seem to be completely stagnant. Why can't I find the motivation that I need? What do I need to do this? I can't find any oomph, motivation and even willpower any more. I lost 21 lbs since Christmas and I am watching my self slowly gain it ... Read more


Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

The time has come....the day of reckoning is upon me. I have GAINED weight. I cannot believe it. It is time to face the mirror and begin again!!! On Christmas Eve, we were at my Mothers stuffing everything we could get our hands on into ... Read more

Back at Step One??

Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

Wow...I can't believe how much physical fitness that I have lost in just 6 weeks. I am now becoming winded when I climb the stairs at work. I recently was hired for a fabulous new job that I absolutely love, but I work about ten hours a day. ... Read more

The glass is half full???

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      3 comments

Okay, so I struggle with the daily obstacles just like every one else and I always share the glass is half full mentality with all my spark friends. Today, I really need to turn this around onto myself. I had a minor surgical procedure done la... Read more

Exercise Setback

Thursday, April 19, 2012      4 comments

I have really had a head of steam rolling and today I am having a procedure in the hospital that will change my life dramatically, but will cause me to have to postpone any aggressive fitness for two weeks and possibly a tad longer. I know that... Read more

2 Month Sparkiversary

Saturday, April 14, 2012      0 comments

Okay, so since starting Spark People 8 weeks ago I have: Completed C25K training. Lost 15 lbs. Lost 11 inches off my body. Dropped a pants size completely. Changed the way I eat every day. Eaten brussel sprouts! Begun running ev... Read more

Day 52

Monday, April 09, 2012      2 comments

I feel that I have accomplished many things, but I already feel like things are becoming stagnant. That scares me a bit. I hope that I can vary things to keep me motivated and energetic. I am adding new things. Maybe its just a mood carry ov... Read more

Happy Easter to all!!

Sunday, April 08, 2012      1 comments

Happy Easter to all my Spark Friends!!... Read more

Eat before or after your workout?

Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

I completed my first treadmill 5K today. I didn't have fabulous time, but I finished it and I did some very hard running too!! Anyway, to all you runners out there this is something that I have not thought about before. Do you eat before or a... Read more

My Love of Cadbury Mini Eggs...

Thursday, April 05, 2012      6 comments

Okay, so I went to the store the other day to obtain the Easter Goodies for the kids and sitting right in front of me were my very favorite Cadbury Mini Eggs. I tried to ignore them, but they kept saying "Take me Home!". I would point the cart... Read more


Wednesday, April 04, 2012      3 comments

This running thing really has me perplexed. I have mentioned that never in a million years would I have thought that I could possibly run. When I started this 7 weeks ago, I could hardly walk. I did some working out with my hubby last winter ... Read more

Awesome Workout

Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

I continued my C25K training today with Week 5 Day 1 training. I expressed some concern to my husband this morning that I thought that I might not be able to do this. Run for an entire three minutes... I did it! I didn't just do it, but ... Read more

Aprils Action Plan

Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

I am inspired by a fellow Spark Person to go into April with an action plan. I have been doing well, but denying some things have been easy to this point. I feel I need to become even more structured in the future. I may be having some medica... Read more

Rest Day

Saturday, March 31, 2012      3 comments

Since I started Spark People a month and a half ago, I have exercised in some form every day. My hubby suggested that I take the weekend off and let my body recoup for a change. I decided to take just TODAY off, but I feel guilty. I guess I f... Read more

I love these times

Thursday, March 29, 2012      3 comments

So I decide with such a busy day ahead that taking the kids hiking this afternoon would be beneficial to all of us especially on such a beautiful day...turns out I have inspired my children. Its very enlightening to segregate your children from... Read more

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