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Get the kids outside
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      0 comments

Forget the calorie counting and worries about whether the vending machine chocolate milk has a higher sugar content than soda. If parents want to help prevent their children from becoming overweight, keep them active and get them playing outsid... Read more
Past 20 years, Future 2 decades
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      1 comments

OMG - I had a moment of thoughts that was both depressing AND motivating. I connected with a friend of mine that I haven't seen in over 25 years. To catch him up on my life, I started to write a quick summary of my life over the past couple de... Read more
My First 5K Walk...One Step Back, Many Steps Forward
Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

I finally completed my first-ever 5K walk yesterday. I have to admit that it wasn’t easy. However, the feeling of accomplishment from reaching an important fitness milestone made those grueling minutes well worth the effort. I have wanted... Read more
So close, yet so far...
Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

I am very excited to have moved back down to the pants size I wore last year (40). However, at that size, I was overweight. I am looking forward to actually IMPROVING as opposed to just getting back to "not as much overweight". ... Read more
Veggies? What the heck happened to me? :-)
Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

So, I am eating lunch today (a healthy Sparkpeople recipe) and noticed something strange. When I started to eat, the first thing I went for was the side of vegetables. Huh? That can't be ME! Then I started thinking back a couple weeks and re... Read more
Week 1...no success :-(
Monday, February 14, 2011      0 comments

Official second weigh-in after a week did not go so well. NO pounds lost. I have tracked food, started exercising, and on the path to a healthier lifestyle. I actually feel better and thought I lost some weight. However, numbers do not lie a... Read more
Gotta start somewhere
Friday, February 11, 2011      0 comments

A week of SparkPeople. Yep, we haven't exercised as much as we planned. Yep, we may have slipped a bit and eaten too much or not the best ingredients. But... We are on the right track to getting healthier and changing our lives for the... Read more
Daily 3 W's Plan
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

I heard of an easy to follow daily plan for staying fit. I cannot take credit for it, but really want to share it with others. It is called the 3 W's Plan: * Water - drink plenty of Water * Walk - try to Walk 30 minutes per day * Willp... Read more