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Redemption!

Sunday, April 14, 2013      1 comments

I've had a tough weekend motivationally speaking. I haven't exactly stuck to my eating plan. I was extremely tired and lazy today, even laid down on the couch and ended up taking about a 90 minute nap. BUT WAIT! I woke up and something inside... Read more

Rambling thoughts of the day...

Friday, April 12, 2013      1 comments

I re-started my weight loss attempts again on 3/4/13. I'm down 16 lbs so far---hooray! But, I feel this emotional pull trying to drag me backwards today. I am so psyched and proud of how far I've come in approx. 5 weeks but it takes so very lit... Read more

Goodbye Health-o-meter...Hello Weight Watchers!

Friday, March 22, 2013      1 comments

Okay, let me begin by saying I've always enjoyed a little chuckle at the expense of those people who make such a big production about "the weigh-in". Should I be naked? Should I weigh in at night or the morning? Should my hair be wet or dry? S... Read more

Just curious...has anyone ever died from Zumba?

Monday, March 18, 2013      5 comments

OMG! If I don't drop some poundage after that, nothing will help me!!!... Read more

Just a little over 4 months to go...

Sunday, March 17, 2013      3 comments

I have just a little over 4 months to go till our wedding day and lots of weight to lose. I've decided to tackle this from a different angle since the "big picture" view of wanting to lose 40+ pounds by July has just been too overwhelming and t... Read more

Starting over...again...after foot surgery.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

After having some success with weight loss, I had another hurdle thrown at me and now I'm 25 lbs heavier than I was when I first started trying to lose weight on SP! I had a foot surgery in June and I was unable to walk for almost 2 months. You ... Read more

I feel like I just climbed Mt Everest!!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      1 comments

Just got back from my 1 hour walk/run at 5:30 AM--yes that said A...M...The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, and the air was cool and crisp. I think that was a great way to start the day!... Read more

Tried running for the first time this week

Sunday, May 15, 2011      1 comments

I've always been the girl who said I wouldn't run if somebody was chasing me but I gave it a try this week and I'm determined to keep going! I've been walking a song, running a song, and switching back and forth. I've never had to shower after... Read more

So I started my own Illinois team today

Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

I don't belong to alot of Spark Teams, but I really wanted to belong to one in my area. Well, there wasn't one....until now! Say hello to Team Galena!... Read more

There's HOW MANY calories in THAT??!!!

Thursday, January 27, 2011      7 comments

I would've bet every dollar I'll earn in my life that I didn't eat a lot of calories in a day. Afterall, I eat SO HEALTHY so why won't my scale budge??? Since I started my journal, I'm shocked at how many calories I was eating in a day and way... Read more

I did 10 REAL pushups!!!

Thursday, January 27, 2011      2 comments

I'm a wimp....I couldn't do 10 pushups on my knees before but I decided last week I was going to do the REAL pushups even if they looked ugly at first.....and I know they did. But I've kept at it and last night was the first time I really think... Read more

My new treat--try it!

Monday, January 17, 2011      0 comments

I admit, I often have to laugh when I see some of the "substitutes" people recommend when you have a craving. Sorry but when I want chocolate, yogurt with fruit preserves ain't gonna cut it! Anyway, I read about this "dessert" somewhere a whil... Read more

Hey, peppermint tea actually works!!

Thursday, February 18, 2010      3 comments

I read somewhere a few months ago that if you felt hungry you should sip peppermint tea. Well......that sounds too simple and easy, but what the heck? I gave it a try last night and it DOES work for some weird reason--better than drinking wate... Read more

Why aren't all my fitness minutes showing up?

Thursday, January 07, 2010      1 comments

On my fitness page, it shows I've exercised 180 minutes in January but on the team fitness leader board, it only shows I've exercised 85 minutes in January. What am I not doing?... Read more

I am officially 40

Thursday, January 07, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday was my 40th birthday----WOW. Now I am determined to get fit!... Read more


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