Ditching my diabetes diagnosis
With all of the excitement I’ve had counting down the days until I find out whether or not I have put my early-stage diabetes diagnosis in remission, today I find out that ... Read more
Meeting my first bike around the world milestone
Ah, I’ve finally done it! I’ve biked my first 100 miles! I know, it’s a drop in the bucket in comparison with my ultimate goal of biking around the entire world, but one has... Read more
Fast forward button anybody?
Ah, just as I’ve set my goals from short-term all the way to long-term and even ultimate goals, I wonder, where’s my fast forward button?
The nice thing about SparkPe... Read more
Ready, set, reach those goals!
Ah, it’s time to do some goal setting. I’ve already reached my first mini-weight loss goal, kicked it in it’s butt and have moved on towards other achievements.
I’m raiding my closet of smaller clothes, I finally fit into necklaces again, a... Read more
My Achilles: Kicking it in high and low gear
Yikes. Just when I’m getting stronger and able to move more, I hurt myself again! This time I think I hurt my Achilles tendon. Just when I was getting my plantar fasciitis... Read more
When eating healthy goes awry!
You might ask yourself, what on earth is wrong with a meal of salmon, broccoli, tomato, cheese and sweet potato fries?
Well, let me tell you. I burnt the fries.
... Read more
Bowling ball belly on Thanksgiving Day …
I over did it. It wasn’t so much the Thanksgiving meal itself, it was what I ate after that put me over.
I planned for Thanksgiving, knowing what I could eat in advan... Read more
Okay. I haven’t lost all the weight yet, and I still have a very long way to go before I get there, but today I think back on where I’ve been, where I’m going, and where I... Read more
No longer quaking in my boots!
Ah, the other day I seem to remember blogging that I was quaking in my boots because I was afraid of what would happen if I partook in a certain potluck dinner that I was... Read more
Celebrating my first ‘tipping point’: Fitness is awesome!
A while back while reading “The Spark” something stood out as something I had never heard before, something that actually sounded pretty awesome.
I was reading about the “tipping point” in Chapter 3 which is essentially point in time when ... Read more
I finally did it!
I finally gave myself that reward I earned earlier this month for meeting and kicking a goal in it’s butt!
I got the haircut. Finally! I no longer look like a sheep wa... Read more
Quaking in my boots!
As much fun as I’ve been having losing the weight and no matter how much ground I am covering, there are some things that still strike a little fear into my heart when it comes to losing the weight.
Here’s one of them:
The pot luck di... Read more
The fun side effects of losing weight …
Ah, something new is happening and it’s something good! Today I put a necklace on and it fit! I haven’t been able to wear my necklaces in a while because they were tight on... Read more
Well it must be fate … Gardening must be in my future!
I’ve been thinking for about a little over a year now that maybe it’s time that I start a garden.
Well, unfortunately, where I live, it’s not exactly that time of year... Read more
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Preparing for the best: Building my future wardrobe!
One of the highlights of my recent weight loss is getting to raid my spare closet for smaller-sized clothing.
But now as I am gradually shrinking from a size 30/32 to a 26/28, I find myself thinking ahead to the future. I have a full wardro... Read more