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1,100 miles...great way to end 2012!

Monday, December 31, 2012      22 comments

I put on my under armour and strapped on my snow boots and headed outside for my last walk of the year with my furry buddy. I hit 1,100 miles of walking this year. Yikes! Read more

I will FIGHT Holiday Weight Gain!

Saturday, November 24, 2012      16 comments

I Will Not Gain this Season!!! My fighting plan: emoticonRead more

Eek! Scariest Halloween Candy

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      17 comments

This is a re-post from last year. 1 treat/fun size - Calories --------------------------- Take 5 - 105 Butterfinger - 100 Whoppers ... Read more

6 week checkup for BLC 20

Sunday, October 21, 2012      15 comments

I hit the mid-point for the BLC 12-week challenge. Starting Weight: 165 12-Week Goal Weight: 155 Current Weight: 157.2 (-7.8) After reviewing my initial BLC goals, I have: Read more

Raise the Roof....It's Party Time!!!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      78 comments

It was June 2011 when I got serious about losing weight. I hated being in the 200s. At that time I thought if I got to 170 I would really be happy so that is what I set my goal weight. One pound before hitting 170 in December 2011, I ch... Read more

How many calories in that gourmet cupcake?

Sunday, September 23, 2012      24 comments

Before starting the BLC20 (Biggest Loser Challenge), Iíve been indulging in gourmet cupcakes. These gourmet cupcakes stores have been popping up everywhere the past couple o... Read more

BLC20 - 12 week plan

Friday, September 14, 2012      18 comments

I'm rockin' with the Spies. ďBounce, Bounce Nothing's gonna keep me down Bounce, Bounce Stand up, shout it out Bounce, Bounce I play hard, I play to winĒ ~ Bon Jovi ... Read more

Jungle Gym XT

Saturday, September 08, 2012      18 comments

I splurged today. I didn't splurge on food but a suspension system. The Jungle Gym XT is a in-home/out-door suspension training system that can be used in a doorway... Read more

Vision Collage

Sunday, August 26, 2012      15 comments

So call me crazy. I signed up for another challenge, the BLC20. This is on top of the 5% Community Challenge that I also participate in which is on break now. Iím determined to hit my goal I'm doing what it takes. One of t... Read more

High-risk to Low-risk in 1 year!

Monday, July 30, 2012      13 comments

My father passed away from heart disease. My mother takes 10+ prescription medications, most of which are heart related. All my siblings are all on cholesterol and blood pressure medications. You could say the writing was on the wall for me... Read more

Vacation planning...what a difference a year makes

Thursday, July 26, 2012      8 comments

I'm planning a trip to Chicago with my family. We love big cities and will be staying downtown. What a difference a year makes. Over a year ago I would be planning what restaurants to hit. Now I'm planning how to get my exercise in. ... Read more

Mutual Friend Lookup

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      11 comments

I'm always searching for this page since it's tough to find, so I thought I would blog about it. Every wonder who hasn't added you as a friend? Every wonder who has added you as a friend but you haven't? To find out everyone who ha... Read more

My reasons for losing weight

Sunday, June 17, 2012      7 comments

Itís been a year since I started my spark journey. Most of my reasons for starting the journey are no longer the reasons for continuing it. I have achieved most of my initial goals and I'm damn proud of it! So as of today, my reasons ... Read more

OMG...Ran for the first time in my life!

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      14 comments

After one hour of walking I had the need for some speed. So I thought I would try and run for a few minutes. I ran for 4 minutes followed by more walking. When I reached my home I decided to run some more. I ran around the block for another... Read more

12 steps to living longer and stronger

Sunday, June 03, 2012      10 comments

I picked up a copy of July's Prevention magazine and found an article about 12 steps to living longer and stronger. Here are Dr. Sanjay Gupta's 12 steps: Read more

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