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Blog Like a Pirate

Friday, September 19, 2014      2 comments

Ahoy, mateys! How are ye enjoyin’ International Talk Like a Pirate Day? emoticonRead more

Home Body Fat Test

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      1 comments

I joined the Fit & Focused in Fall Challenge being held by the Sunny Gals. After 1 week of the challenge, I lost 5 lbs! emoticonRead more

FitDesk 2.0

Thursday, August 14, 2014      2 comments

Friday was my 5-year wedding anniversary. My husband surprised me with the FitDesk stationary bike, which had been on my Amazon wishlist for a couple of years (and also on his wishlist, as we discovered a few weeks ago). We assembled it togeth... Read more

Good Decisions for Today

Saturday, January 05, 2013      4 comments

Well, I haven't blogged in quite a while. I haven't been following the Spark program in a while (more than a year?), and I gained weight. I haven't been avoiding SparkPeople entirely - I have been reading some articles and the emails I get - b... Read more

Time for a SparkPage Redesign

Saturday, September 08, 2012      5 comments

Here's the introduction text I'm replacing: The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. -- Steve Young From 7/31/2011 to 11/19/2011, I am participating in ... Read more

Friday's Food

Sunday, October 02, 2011      4 comments

For the third food blog for the INSPIRE Done Girls Seasonal Challenge, I photographed my meals on Friday. It was a strange day for me because I slept late and went through a box before I ate anything. Since I was eating so late, I decided to h... Read more

Wednesday's Food

Thursday, September 29, 2011      5 comments

This is the second of three food blogs I'm doing this week for the INSPIRE Done Girl Seasonal Challenge. Today, I went over my calorie range by almost 200 calories, but I feel like I still ate less than I have been lately (before yesterday). I... Read more

Tuesday's Food

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      6 comments

For the INSPIRE challenge this week, we are to post 3 food blogs. I haven't really been tracking my food the last few months, so this was a good opportunity to pay more attention to what I'm eating. I didn't actually photograph today's food, s... Read more

Podcasts for Week 3 of the INSPIRE Challenge

Sunday, August 21, 2011      5 comments

This weeks' challenge for the INSPIRE Done Girls Seasonal Challenge was the following: "Listen to two different heath, fitness, or nutrition podcasts this week. Blog about why you enjoy them and what you learned from them for 30 points." I... Read more

Saving My SparkPage Used from 8/2010 to 8/2011

Saturday, August 06, 2011      6 comments

I like to save my old SparkPage before I overhaul it. Today, I update my SparkPage for the INSPIRE Done Girls Seasonal Challenge. Life Is About Creating Yourself From 3/27/2011 to 7/30/2011, I am participating in the Fat Equals Funk, ... Read more

FEF Squared Challenge Reflection

Saturday, July 30, 2011      8 comments

The last challenge of the Fat Equals Funk, Fit Equals Fabulous (FEF Squared) Done Girls Season Challenge is to: "Reflect on how you have done over FEF. Are there things that you did well that you want to continue? Things that you want to work on... Read more

Health Resource and Getting Back on Track

Saturday, July 09, 2011      3 comments

For the Fat Equals Funk, Fit Equals Fabulous (FEF Squared) Done Girls Seasonal Challenge: "MAIN CHALLENGE: Blog about your favorite health resource (outside of spark), and why you like it. Share part of what you think is important about it, or w... Read more

Evaluating Articles on Claims That Certain Foods Can Prevent Cancer

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      3 comments

The Susan G. Komen Foundation published an excellent article about how to evaluate claims found in the headlines about this food or that "preventing" breast cancer. The three tips for evaluating the claims can be applied to other claims about s... Read more

Inspiration for Saturday: Motivation and Small Changes

Saturday, June 25, 2011      3 comments

"If you see yourself as a masterpiece-in-progress, then you will relish small change. A tiny thing you did differently today will excite you. If you want a stronger body, and you took the stairs instead of the elevator, celebrate. You are mov... Read more

Inspirational Quote for Friday

Friday, June 24, 2011      4 comments

"I am Me. In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me. Everything that comes out of me is authentically mine, because I alone chose it -- I own everything about me: my body, my feelings, my mouth, my voice, all my actions, whether the... Read more

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