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LARABY34
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Off to a symbolic start
Thursday, November 05, 2015      1 comments

WARNING: The following is rated FWP (First World Problem) Par Excellance! So I'm starting a new 5k challenge tomorrow. I remembered an awesome blog (or article) I read a few years ago about this time of year where one might typically gain ... Read more
Bad Planning Isn't an Excuse
Monday, April 13, 2015      0 comments

I've known about this short business trip for several weeks. I had meal planning/ healthy snacks on my to do list all weekend. As it stood, I left my house seconds after finishing my packing and knew I wouldn't get to my room until 11pm. I did ... Read more
You Don't Even Know What a Goldfish Is!\\
Friday, August 01, 2014      6 comments

This isn't a joke. I don't think I need to say on this website that you have to let a person have their dream. For those that know me, you know that I have been looking for a really BIG prize to give myself for my one year anniversary. I had ... Read more
Free Delicious Food and Me
Thursday, July 10, 2014      1 comments

This is an accountability blog that will be updated over a four day period where I will not have total control over all my meals. It is a series of company events where it would be highly inappropriate to eat beforehand. It is also incredibly ... Read more
Checking the Box
Monday, May 19, 2014      2 comments

I'm done trying to lose weight. I'm revising my end goal to be a range of 134-138 which is less than the halfway mark for a normal/healthy BMI for my height. I don't regret having initially set a goal of 134. That was the weight I hovered at ... Read more
Can I get a WooHoo!
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      0 comments

I love SparkPeople! WooHoo!! There are two campaigns that I would like to recommend to enhance this already excellent grassroots movement: 1) Enable members to make donations 2) Enable audio created by members I think many members w... Read more
Social Outing Strategy
Sunday, April 13, 2014      6 comments

I'm going to a Bunco fund raiser in a few hours and will use this blog as a tool to both strategize and hold myself accountable. 1) No beverages aside from water or unsweetened tea 2) 70% of my lunch plate will be salad 3) Lean protein ... Read more
Learning Something New...again...for the first time
Sunday, March 30, 2014      2 comments

From my very first day on SP, I always wanted to get past Levels 1-13. Some of them were ok, but I really didn't like 12 and 13 and wanted to be done with them. All is good. I had a goal. I just (as in 30 minutes ago) made it to Level 14 and... Read more
Consistency and Motivation
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      2 comments

In SparkCoach, I recently graduated to the consistency and motivation stage. They have a daily challenge where they explain the who, what, when, where, why and how and then it is your job to get it done. Today's challenge was kind of exciting.... Read more
Wow, that IS me
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      1 comments

I consider myself a fair critic of my habits and rarely have to pause for very long asking myself "is that me?" Especially when it comes to objective things like portion control or cheating on workouts. For this reason, I was just stupefied by... Read more
Goals are for Motivation, not Judgement
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      1 comments

I joined SP on 8/17/13. I had been learning more about nutrition and ran across the website when looking for nutritional information on something I was considering eating. It was love at first sight and after entering my starting weight, ending ... Read more
Life is Good..Ha Ha
Saturday, September 21, 2013      0 comments

That "Ha Ha" is piratical in the Princess Bride sense of the word. As in, I would like to be sarcastic but life is just so good so ha ha there is it. I know this isn't what people want to hear but this is the way things happen to me because I ... Read more
Good bye skinny pants
Saturday, September 07, 2013      2 comments

I got sick of feeling sorry for myself and decided to try a spell of grumpy instead. The thing I like about being in a bad mood is that there is no excuse for not doing something you are not looking forward to. Being in a particularly entrenche... Read more
I Lied and I Knew It
Saturday, September 07, 2013      1 comments

Come to be! Skip, dance, love, embrace life that is what Symphony 3 is saying. I just missed him too much that time. This time (and yes it is 20 minutes latter) I hear stand up and deliver. I might could. Dearest of Fathers spoiled me somet... Read more
Guess what Sweetie Pie
Saturday, September 07, 2013      0 comments

You can eat every wheat thin in the world and it won't fill the hole in your heart. Sorry. It is just you and Rachmaninov. Okay maybe this is why I don't blog. I'm depressing. I'm not Depressed. I'm actually usually sweetly happy but jus... Read more

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