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40 days- holding steady at 6 pound loss

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      7 comments

Today is 40 days that I have been back on my healthy life journey. For the most part I have done really good. And the best part is that when I have strayed away from the path, I have found my way back very quickly. So today is day 40 an... Read more


Monday, February 01, 2010      3 comments

My little fling with chocolate this weekend left me feeling disappointed with myself for a short time, and then I remembered . . . no excuses. This is the process and this is all about doing the best I can, falling down and getting back up, dus... Read more

Just Past Midnight

Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

Here I am sitting at the computer after a really challenging 2 days. For one whole month I have tracked my calories, exercised, and been very faithfully sticking with my healthy routine. Then this week life stress started pushing on me and I f... Read more

Feeling Good and Strong Again

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

Isn't it amazing how much we can take our strength and health for granted and the second that it wanes a little bit- it is almost scary? Maybe it is because of my age, but being a little under the weather felt like a big set back. I was feelin... Read more

Tummy Hurts Today

Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday I did a lot of working out and today my tummy was all out of sorts. I don't think there was any connection, just happened that way. So today, Sunday, I took it easy and enjoyed taking most of the day off. Got in about 20 minutes... Read more

Sparking in the background

Saturday, January 23, 2010      3 comments

Hi to my Spark friends, I haven't disappeared at all. Just been Sparking here in the background for a few days. For some reason I just felt really tired and it was all I could do to post my nutrition and keep up my exercising. But just w... Read more


Wednesday, January 20, 2010      4 comments

Today our extra lesson on the boot camp is to update our progress that has happened during the boot camp. I think for me the biggest progress is that I feel really accountable for keeping up the 30 minutes of cardio. Because of this, I hav... Read more

Very Tired Today

Wednesday, January 20, 2010      5 comments

For the past 2 nights I have had trouble sleeping. Sunday we had a huge storm and the trees were swaying and the wind chimes ringing. Our doorbell started ringing on it's own at 3:30am in the morning and I was up like a start and wondering wha... Read more


Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

Ok, this being MLK day, this blog has nothing to do with that. I had a dream last night that someone was asking me to do something for him, and I stood up for myself and said, why can't you do that for yourself? Well, the person (who was nobod... Read more

Reuniting with a Lost Friend

Sunday, January 17, 2010      1 comments

This weekend has been wonderful. I had lost touched with one of my closest friends and we got back in touch with each other this weekend and it has been wonderful. Here is the amazing story leading up to our reunion. I sent her a letter o... Read more

Excuses Begone

Saturday, January 16, 2010      6 comments

I am an avid admirer of Dr Wayne Dyer, and I have had the most wonderful opportunity to meet him once in person and then talk to him again on his Hay House radio show. In his current PBS special, as well as his current book he talks ab... Read more

Day 13, All over again. I am repeating this blog for myself

Wednesday, January 13, 2010      3 comments

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 I know that there are lots of people who never eat breakfast, are too busy to eat lunch, and then are starving in the PM. Well, that is not me. I eat breakfast every morning, I never miss my lunch, and I still I oft... Read more

Day 12 - 100 day challenge

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      7 comments

Here I am back to the lesson on the purpose of food. Yesterday's lesson teaches that food is for FUEL or to APPRECIATE FLAVORS. Today I am suppose to: "Take a close look at the foods you eat most. Are you getting adequate amounts of fuel?... Read more

Spark Boot Camp - Having fun with my workouts.

Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

One week on the Boot camp and I am down 1 pound. But the good thing is lost 2 inches off my waist. That is awesome. I definitely feel that I am getting back into shape. Today I did Belly Dancing with my workout. That was really fun. ... Read more

Enjoying January with my Dad

Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

What a gorgeous day it was yesterday in WA state. Usually it is snowing or raining almost all of January. But yesterday was so beautiful that we were able to get out and ... Read more

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