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How ya doin'?
I received a Sparkgoodie from one of my Sparkfriends earlier in the week wondering how I have been doing.
So, to update any who might be wondering...
August 2012 - stomach issues landed me with a colonoscopy...came back clear, though... Read more
I just wanted to give my friends and teammates from SP a little heads-up on life for me right now. I already notified my team leaders, but I hate to disappear without saying a little something.
First of all, I have been sick. I've had a b... Read more
BLC 20 Re-Boot
Ok, so I haven't been as successful in BLC 20. My goal is to lose 20 pounds by 12/5. 6 weeks in and I'm less than 5 pounds down. To be honest, my weight has stayed in the same 5 pound range for 2 months. So how about the rest of my goals?
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Happy Sparkaversary To Me!
No, not the Sparkaversary that everyone else celebrates on SP. No offense, but this one is so much more important to me. 2 years ago today, my team of doctors insured that Mira and I would live, meet each other and have the strongest bond I can... Read more
BLC Weekend Assignment - Pics & Plans
From the front :
From the side:
And the dreaded back shot (oh the horror!):
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BLC 20 Here I Come!
It starts tomorrow! Can you believe it? BLC 20 starts tomorrow, my longest challenge yet - 3 whole months of committing to my health. I have to get through my anniversary, my birthday, my daughter's birthday and Thanksgiving on this challenge... Read more
Today I went in for my first colonoscopy. As you all know, I was quite scared of the results. The doctor alleviated some of my fears, telling me that despite both grandmothers having colon cancer, I am not considered high risk since they are 2nd... Read more
So, most of you probably saw my recent status about accepting life's challenge and thought it was a quirky little take on what we are all doing here on SP. Nope. It unfortunately is so much more.
First of all, if you are my FB friend, ple... Read more
I have been a mess. A hormonal, cranky, angry, depressed & paranoid mess. For 2 weeks now, I have barely worked out, not cared about much of anything and been in a miserable mood. I've been seeing life as grey and blah -- and not the fun & fr... Read more
It's A Numbers Game
These numbers probably don't have much significance to you. They look like ordinary numbers. But let me explain what they mean to me.
18 - That's 18 pounds lost. I have never lost this much weight a... Read more
50 Things You May Not Care About!
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
My first is after a Soap actress, my middle is all mine.
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
I don't really know.
3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?
No, I write too fast & it just becomes scribbl... Read more
The weekend that I was dreading/looking forward to is in the past. Much to my delight, it turned out to be one of the best couple of days that I have had.
First of all, I had a great class on Saturday. We did yoga, a first for all of us... Read more
Big Nervous Weekend
Tomorrow is the day, folks. For the first time since our wee little Mira was born 19 months ago, she is going to a sitter while hubby and I go to a musical with friends. Oh sure, she goes to daycare every day. But that's a necessity. This is the... Read more
I found myself in the old Wally-World this weekend, and browsing through the clothes. I was looking for well, anything. I get in those moods. I found a cute top and a sundress, and but both were 1x, and I typically wear 2x or 3x. But hey, they d... Read more
Goal #1 Met!
I met my first goal on 6/24! Woo-hoo for me! My reward was supposed to be an orange SP tank. Well, they are all gone. ... Read more