I'm joining in a blog challenge proposed by TANYAP71 .
You can find the blog on the challenge here:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5051162
The questions for the challenge are h... Read more
I've been reading Ashley Judd's memoir titled, All That Is Bitter and Sweet, and I love her candor in sharing her life experiences. I had always been drawn to her and to the strength of the characters she has played in the face of their adversit... Read more
While I'm thrilled with my weight loss and reaching my ultimate goal, I have been pondering what my new goals might look like, because. let's face it- in order to successfully maintain, one needs to continue to set and work toward healthy goals.... Read more
This weekend, while at my parents home with my kids, and my sister, brother, and their kids, I did something that I could not do the last time the kids all did this. They love to climb up onto the rows of big round hay-bales, and I couldn't cli... Read more
I have recently noticed that I don't do a really good job of blogging things from my life on a regular basis, and a fellow sparker has even requested that I do so. I thank her for sending me that message, because I know I need to get better at ... Read more
Did so much better my second time in the Moonlight Chase last night. It's a 4 mile run that started at 9pm. The entire course is lit up by a combination of luminaries and strings of lights that the homeowners along the route put up. The weath... Read more
I was planning to run this morning early, since the forecast is calling for 99 today, but I decided to swap my run for weeding and watering the garden. Took me about an hour, and I discovered some little trees trying to grow up around the found... Read more
I will NOT quit!
Sunday, July 1
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Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today, a... Read more
For 13 or so years, my community has put on what they call the "Timber City Adventure Race". This starts as an 8 mile canoe leg, then a 14 mile bike leg, finishing with a 5k run. I was invited to take the running leg on a team of 4. Two guys ... Read more
You might have already come across this picture and info on another Spark Blog or elsewhere. I know the first time I saw it- it was on another SP blog, but I had to seek it out again...it speaks to me so loudly...while I was working on losing m... Read more
I'm reading the book, "Weight Loss Boss," by current Weight Watchers CEO, David Kirchhoff, and I am LOVING it. He writes in an easy-to-read way with plenty of humor (which I love). I especially like that he concentrates on not only the dynami... Read more
This is from a message board response, and after writing it, I decided it would make a nice blog entry as well, so if you've already read the message board post, this will look familiar to you.
You are right, Johanne, about me biking more t... Read more
School has been out 2 1/2 weeks now, and I've just had a great time! Getting so much done at home, getting lots of activity in, and enjoying the flexibility of my time!
Today (and for the rest of summer on Wednesdays) my best friend and I w... Read more
Oh yeah! So proud of me today!
Set two goals for myself when I got up this morning, and I met them both.
#1 Stay within daily target today...I've used 42 of my 49 extra allowance for the week in the first 2 days
#2 Get out and ride my bi... Read more