BLC33 - Thank you CAMO CREW!
Wow, can you believe it is the middle of April already? The first quarter of 2017 is already done, and here we are, headed into Summer already!
I would like to take some time to stop and say Thank You to my CAMO Crew from the BLC 33 Challen... Read more
So, I’ve been….absent lately. Not just on Spark, but absent from myself, my plan, my goals. I have all of these reasons, these excuses, that I use to explain my absence, and some of them make sense, but some do not. It doesn’t matter – all of th... Read more
Stop Holiday Gain
For the final week of our BLC challenge, we're to create a blog with our plan to stay on track through the holidays, so here's my plan:
Eat breakfast every day - it's the most important meal of the day, and if I don't eat it, I will eat eve... Read more
I AM Alpha. (Pics!)
A year ago, my son and his two friends ran the Alpha Race - at that time, it was just over 3 miles of wooded trails and about a dozen military-style obstacles. I sat on the sidelines and watched the racers joking and laughing as they waited for ... Read more
So, I struggle a bit this time of year…I think a lot of us do in the winter. I’ve found myself whining and complaining about the cold nearly non-stop since the first of the year. I tried to stop one day – I really did. On my way to work I told m... Read more
To the Hundred Pound Losers out there…(pics!)
When I first started my journey, I was in awe of you. I knew you must be very special to accomplish the impossible – that’s what the end goal was for me then, impossible.
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BLC20 mid-round blog
Well, the numbers show that I'm on my way to meeting my goal by the end of the challenge. I started at 215 lbs, and I've lost 11 so far, with an end goal of losing 15 and being 200 lbs or less at the end of the challenge.
I can't really sa... Read more
I conquered it!!
So, yesterday we took our annual color tour trip along the scenic drive in Oscoda, Michigan. It was beautiful! The leaves have not yet reached their full color peak, but it was awesome, nonetheless!
The entire route runs along the high bank... Read more
My BLC 20 fitness plan:
Well, we’re a pretty active group – hubby & I love to go for walks, runs, and work out at the gym whenever we get an opportunity. With 4 kids ranging in age from 2 – 14, we tend to find a wide variety of activities to keep us moving all the time... Read more
Just waved goodbye to the first 75!!!
Wow!! I stepped on the scale this morning, and I’ve lost 75 lbs since the beginning of 2012!! Yay!
So, here’s what I didn’t know about 75 lbs…
Assuming there are 3,500 calories in one pound of fat, in the past 9 and a half months, I’v... Read more
What?! There’s no magic button?!?!
In the last nine months, I’ve lost 66 pounds – it’s getting noticeable. I’ve dropped 3 shirt sizes and 5 pants sizes. My new jacket that was the biggest size available went from never being zipped to hanging on me – yeah, people feel the need to... Read more