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Final Leaping Daffodils Update

Friday, May 10, 2013      0 comments

Non-Fitness Challenge: Recap! How have you been doing? Have you met the goals you were wanting to accomplish? Were there things you didnít reach? What would you change? Write a blog on how you did this challenge and what you want to accomplish i... Read more

Yesterday

Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I faced a new challenge. This was not a challenge for health or for fitness, but it is something I literally had to MAKE myself do. I had signed up to be part of a walking team from my work for a local event: Crazylegs Classic. It is r... Read more

Motivational Poster Pics Collage

Thursday, April 25, 2013      3 comments

Leaping Daffodils Challenge Week 6: Create and post a motivational poster. I don't know why mine is showing up in black and white - it is actually quite colorful, but oh, well. I wanted to choose images of people doing the things I wa... Read more

Leaping Daffodils Mid-Challenge Accountability Report

Tuesday, April 16, 2013      4 comments

Leaping Daffodils Non-Fitness Challenge: Accountability report! Are you reaching your goals? Yes. My goals were all related to continuing to make positive steps towards a healthy lifestyle, and I have been meeting them. The expect... Read more

Woohoo and Yogilates Uncertainty

Sunday, April 07, 2013      3 comments

Ok, so good things first: I have two almost identical black skirts in my closet. The only measurable difference (no pun intended) is the size. One is a size 14/16 and one is a size 12. Today, I had a special event I wanted to wear a black skirt ... Read more

Weekly Leaping Daffodils Food Journal

Friday, April 05, 2013      0 comments

I am on a Challenge Team called Leaping Daffodils, and one of our weekly challenges was to track everything we ate and make a food journal, either daily or weekly. I chose to enter foods daily but make one blog for the whole week, so here it is:... Read more

Leaping Daffodils Challenge Goals

Friday, March 29, 2013      2 comments

This challenge started in March and will finish up around the first week in May. My Goals: 1) I will continue to track my calories and fitness daily. a. I will continue to eat within my selected ranges on at least 5/7 days.... Read more

Whew! What a whirlwind! - LONG BLOG

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      1 comments

Typical day for me: Get up and immediately eat cheerios for breakfast, sandwich, apple, and yogurt for lunch, healthy dinner, workout, snack of nuts, bed. Repeat. I am a teacher. The last time I was really sick was Christmas vacation. Last ... Read more

Spark Coach Task 3/16/13

Sunday, March 17, 2013      0 comments

Spark Coach Task: Spend a few minutes writing about the reasons behind your fitness and weight-loss goals. Q) What is your true motivation? What do you hope to achieve or experience after reaching your goal? A) I want to be healthy en... Read more

Woohoo!!

Friday, March 15, 2013      3 comments

This time I have been back since 2/15/13. Since that date (exactly one month ago) I have: - Logged into Spark every day. - Not had a soda. - Had at least 8 glasses of water per day. - Had 8 hours of sleep 80% of the tim... Read more

I Have a Dream

Saturday, March 09, 2013      2 comments

Spark Coach recently asked us to post about what kind of fitness do you dream of doing that you haven't been able to do. I have never ever in my life thought of myself as an athlete, however I have always been competitive. I want to be at least ... Read more

Spark Coach Task

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      0 comments

Today's action step from Spark Coach asked us to write about the ways we feel we can measure our success so far besides our weight. I KNOW there are many, many, MANY ways to do so, and in fact, I often encourage other Sparkies to do just that, b... Read more

I'm baaaack . . .

Saturday, March 02, 2013      2 comments

I started Spark around my birthday three years ago, not for myself, but to help my mother who is not so good with technology. Then I got into it. I got so into it, in fact, that between March and August, my weight went from 190 all the way down ... Read more

Weight gain - sort of!

Sunday, August 21, 2011      2 comments

So today, I did it. I gave my old analog scale to St.Vinnies and entered into Spark the weight that my new digital scale gives. The weight that is 5 lbs heavier than my last recorded weight (was 160, now 165). When I got the scale, I thought I w... Read more

Stoughton's Java Jog - My First 5k

Saturday, August 13, 2011      3 comments

Well, although I have been running a lot on my own, this is the first 5k I have ever "raced" in and the first race I have been in since about 10th grade! I guess I did it "wrong" in that I didn't really have a pace planned out prior to going. Lo... Read more


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