Today I read a blog by fellow Spark member Sarah (Smore 007). Her story brought me to tears just thinking of the journey she took to get herself healthy and her ultimate achievements. A couple years ago she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at ... Read more
Last week I started the No Excuse Mom 12 Week Challenge. I have participated in these before but was really looking forward to this one as I feel my mind is truly in the game this time. I have to say that week 1 has went overall well. I was able... Read more
Happy Sunday everyone!
As a member of SP for the past 4 years, I can say that I have really enjoyed my time here. No matter what ups and downs have happened through my loooooooooonnnnggg journey, I still manage to make it back here and stay... Read more
There's a reason it's called Insanity yet I never learn. No matter how little I smash in my gob, it always threatens to revisit me. Even water is a challenge in that class. So, my message to you tonight, eat NOTHING before attempting it. And if ... Read more
I wondered what ideas people had for creating a salad bar in their fridge. I searched and mostly found nicely organized ways to arrange containers full of condiments/veggies. All helpful time savers. If you have any fun tips, please share!
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Yes, this is a strange blog. More like a post but I had to know, has anyone else had the Kale Salad that is on the salad bar at Hyvee? I swear I am addicted to it. And that's not a bad thing considering two weeks ago I was craving Whoppers. Read more
Woot woot! I'm feeling great!
As you can tell by my use of exclamation points, I'm feeling pretty happy today. I've been working at my own pace to change my habits with the hopes that results will follow. I started in November and really k... Read more
To all you FABULOUS females who know where you're going and you know what to do....ooo, ooo, ooo, ooo, ooooo.....New Attitude!
PATTI LABELLE - NEW ATTITUDE VIDEO
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Surprise! Yes, it's been a while since I've written yet here I am, back on the saddle, in the midst of my latest operation which I now call "Mission Invincible." I have motivation but I've recently gained more in the silliest of ways. Would thes... Read more
This past year has been a whirlwind. I let stress take me over, I didn't focus on myself much, and I didn't see much progress towards any goals I set. The result...a gain of 10 pounds and a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Lovely.
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In one of the last entries I wrote before once again going MIA, I mentioned that I had done 10 days of the gym in a row. I am happy to report that I actually got to 30 consecutive days in that period (yay me!). I mention this now because I have ... Read more
I seriously think I just found my new personal inspiration! Check out this lady...she is 75 and bodybuilding! Can you believe it? I can't believe how great she looks. There are a lot of misconceptions about older adults and she certainly helps b... Read more
I've done something AMAZING. The one thing I am good at exercising, these days, is my mouth but rarely do my empty words get me anywhere. Even I have surprised MYSELF. For the past 10 days I have went to the gym and got in GOOD workouts. Yes, 10... Read more
I've been here before. I've done this. And I've been successful. But one memory was shrouded by all the greatness that I was experiencing...all the blood, sweat, and tears that had to go into RESULTS. I've been back in the game for the past few ... Read more
Enough is enough! There is only so long a person can go before they have to pull themselves back up and get back with the living. If I read one more string of blogs, created by MYSELF, that makes promises, breaks them, and then just wallows in s... Read more