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One thing that's bothering me...
I am taking part of a Biggest Loser Challenge. And the BLC is a wonderful Sparkteam, where all the 600 members are divided into smaller teams that compete in both team weight loss and individual weight loss. I can’t say enough good things abou... Read more
The lucky ones!
Every year, since I was a little girl, we have gone to see the Painted Turkeys. These turkeys, at a local turkey farm, are spared from becoming Thanksgiving dinner for another year! They are the lucky ones!
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Fighting to keep motivated!
I got the loan, and the new furnace and hot water heater are being installed on Monday and Tuesday. The bad news is that it is freezing today, with temps in the teens! My daughter is away at a dog show for the weekend, so the collies and I are... Read more
Tis the season for “GIVING THANKS”
Turkey day will be here before you know it, so let’s carve away some of those calories now, and GIVE THANKS.
GIVE THANKS to your HEART & LUNGS with INTENTIONAL FITNESS activities.
~2 hours TOTAL of... Read more
I have posted numerous times about the Biggest Loser tv show, so it isn't a secret that I am a huge fan. (pun intended) I learned a long time ago not to get frustrated with my own weight loss when I compare it to the 7, 10 or 15 pound losses th... Read more
The results for week 7 just came out. The Outlaws were #2 for the week, and are #6 for overall team weight loss. I'm so proud of my team!
On the outlaws I am the biggest loser overall, and I am now #1 among all 628 BLC members for the se... Read more
Contemplation of a raspberry
Instead of grabbing food and eating quickly while being distracted by the TV, work, internet or other sources, I am making a change. I read a few articles recently about "Mindful Eating," and decided to put it into practice.
When I went gr... Read more
Getting ready to feast!
I have been neglecting my exercise, and it's really time to get back on track. I am not teaching tonight, so I should be able to get a lot of ST accomplished.
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I am having a tough time right now. I feel like life keeps knocking me down, and it is sending me into the beginnings of a depression. I can feel it lurking, my emotions are right under the surface, and I know it would only take one harsh word... Read more
BLC - WEC
WEEK 7 W/C - CHASE YOUR RAINBOW ✹ ✹ ✹ ✹ ✹ ✹
When people think of “Chasing a Rainbow,” they often equate it with trying to achieve something that is not possible or practical. This weekend we will pr... Read more
This and that...
Today The scale shows that I have lost 40 lbs since returning to Sparkpeople! I'm very happy to have come this far, and I'm looking forward to dropping more clothing sizes. It's November 6th, and Christmas is 6 weeks away. I would love to los... Read more
I need...I can
I need to lose just 1 more pound to no longer have an "obese BMI." (overweight sounds so much nicer than obese!)
I need to lose 30 more lbs to be in the "healthy BMI" range.
I need to lose 36 more lbs to reach the 130's.
I can and... Read more
Still plugging along.
The results for week 4 just came out. The Outlaws were #4 for the week, and have reclaimed the #5 spot for overall team weight loss. My team worked their butts off this week, and deserve congratulations for getting back on track!
On the o... Read more
Today is the day!
Today is Kathy's wedding, and I will be getting ready in a little while. The outfit fit, and my daughter said it looks great. I can't help wishing I was another 5 lbs lighter, but since that isn't going to happen in the next couple hours, I'm... Read more
I did it! I reach my short term goal of being in the 170's this week! The wedding I will be attending is in 3 days, and today I am going to try on the outfit to see if it fits. (Fingers crossed!)
To celebrate my success, I am treating my... Read more