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Healthy habits

Thursday, July 30, 2015      1 comments

Which healthy habits are the hardest for you to stick with? For myself, it's all hard. The hardest habit for me to stick to is moderation. I have a really hard time keeping myself to one serving of sweets. Last night, I binged on twizzlers... Read more

Life style changes

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

Is there anyone in your life that is benefiting from your lifestyle changes? Yes! My kids are benefiting. They are taking cues from mom and picking fruits and veggies for snacks. My oldest is loving bell peppers with a dip and my youngest l... Read more

Weight loss mentor

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      0 comments

Do you have a weight loss mentor in your life? I do. I have a good friend that is an RKC II instructor who started me on a new way of getting fit. She encouraged me every step of the way and showed me how lifting weights is the best thing ... Read more


Tuesday, July 14, 2015      2 comments

I am feeling empowered and motivated to stay on track today!... Read more


Monday, July 13, 2015      0 comments

Today I am feeling motivated. I have my wedding album out on my desk as a reminder of how I looked and felt at that weight. Even if I never reach that weight, just getting close to it will feel great. Today's reminder is to focus on the small 5l... Read more

Getting back on track

Saturday, July 11, 2015      0 comments

When it comes to exercise, I am really good at being consistent, but I could use improvement in intensity. I always show up to work out 3-4x per week but I am terrible at gauging my activity level, as in how intense I need to go. For instance, ... Read more

Spark Coach

Friday, July 03, 2015      0 comments

Today I am at the spot on Spark Coach where they have their clients write in a blog. I like writing, but I don't feel like a writer so most of my writing gets tucked away somewhere private usually. BUT, with that said, today, I want to write a... Read more

Nothing to see here, move along!

Saturday, January 17, 2015      0 comments

Community Team Leader requirements. One is to have a blog post every week. I don't know if I even have enough words to do that lol. Today, I will just post a picture of how I feel today! It is kind of a whatever I don't feel like doing anyth... Read more

quality movement = quality life

Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

I just read a story about a 77 year old woman who took up weight lifting 4 years ago. She has won several competitions already. She also looks amazing and definitely can't tell that she is 77. She has arms to die for even at my age (34) lol. She... Read more

weight lifting vs cardio

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      0 comments
bmed/25530447 Evidence that weight lifting has a greater effect on waist circumference than cardio, I.e. fat loss. ... Read more


Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

This is a response I gave someone on the forum today about getting started. This is what changed my life essentially. I don't look at my journey towards health as a burden. It is mostly effortless now. I know my tracker says I am so many pou... Read more

sunrise, sunrise

Saturday, December 13, 2014      0 comments

Sunrise sunrise, looks like mornin' in your eyes ... Read more

What am I doing??? lol

Thursday, December 04, 2014      1 comments

I came back to sparkpeople to recharge my nutrition and fitness after slacking on my healthy habits for a long while. Not only did I come back for myself but I signed up to be a community leader, ack lol. Now I not only need to motivate myself... Read more

A New Path to Fitness

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      1 comments

I have discovered a better balance for myself in regards to fitness. I have realized that I was not doing enough strength training as I should be, especially since I am not exactly super young anymore. I am following a book written by some wel... Read more

I figured out my blogging issues

Sunday, February 13, 2011      1 comments

I have a pop-up blocker on Google Chrome and for some reason when I click the button to add a blog entry, it will not ask me if I want to open the pop-up. Not sure how to fix this. I am just using another browser to blog. Anyway, I also... Read more

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