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So you think you can't do yoga?

Saturday, October 19, 2013      11 comments

Check out these amazingly beautiful photos of a "large bodied" woman doing yoga. Yes, I said BEAUTIFUL. www.mindbodygreen.com/0-
10907/i-am-a-yogi-gorgeous
-slideshow.html In the words of the yogini in the photos... Read more

Cool blog about body image and yoga and stuff and junk

Monday, October 14, 2013      1 comments

I read a great blog today about yoga, weight, strength, how we perceive ourselves, and a whole bunch of other stuff that comes up while reading. www.elephantjournal.com/
2013/10/a-fat-girl-does-wa
rrior-ii/ ... Read more

First 5K practice run a success!

Friday, September 27, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I did my first practice run (OK, jog/walk) for the upcoming 5K Color Run October 19th, which I shilled in my previous blog. I felt so bummed at the end of my practice run because I only made it 2x around the lake and it took me 70... Read more

The Color Run 5k - Ventura, CA - Oct 19, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      6 comments

Anyone interested in joining me for this event? It looks like big fun!!! Not only that, we get $5 off the event fee if we have a team of 4+. I'm not a runner, but I can jog/walk or walk depending on who I'm with. 5k = 3.1 miles, that is tot... Read more

Positive Outlooks

Monday, August 26, 2013      11 comments

A SparkFriend posted the rhetorical question of why she focused so much on her "failures". Well, she's not alone. Here in the USA, and perhaps many other countries as well, we live in a society where talking about the good things in our l... Read more

Proud of my chicken wings

Sunday, August 18, 2013      14 comments

Yesterday afternoon during yoga class, I had a Moment. While upside down and twisted into a yoga pose, I found myself face to face with my left elbow - and a close-up view of what my post-weight loss upper arm looks like when affected by g... Read more

I love my commute!

Friday, August 16, 2013      5 comments

Riding my mountain bike to work is one of the best things I have done for my health (physical and mental). I no longer own a car, and it has been surprisingly liberating. My decision to do so came partially from a desire to be more "green",... Read more

Watermelon watermelon watermelon

Sunday, July 21, 2013      8 comments

I've had this watermelon sitting around for a week or two and didn't get round to cutting it up. So this evening I decided to make agua fresca with it. I cut it in chunks, put it through the blender in batches, and now I have a gallon jar of agu... Read more

Nutrition or calories???

Monday, April 29, 2013      11 comments

What do you all do when you get to the end of the day and your nutrition is out of whack but you haven't got enough calories left to correct it? For example: I end the day with only 75 calories left but am short 20g protein, Should... Read more

How to Burn 800 Calories in Just 30 Minutes

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      19 comments

Don't get your hopes too high.... ... Read more

SP cracks me up!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013      12 comments

Yesterday's SP fitness email was entitled something along the lines of "tone your triceps while watching TV", and this is the exercise they showed! www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/exercises.asp?exercis
e=190 Ummmm.... ... Read more

How not to be a **** to your fat friends

Friday, February 22, 2013      4 comments

I just read areally good blog that I want to share with you all because I think we all need to be kinder to ourselves and others in the language that we use. The writer makes some very good points. www.xojane.com/issues/ho
w-not-t... Read more

Scars are beautiful too

Sunday, February 17, 2013      2 comments

One of my friends has written a truly wonderful poem about scars and their unique message, and I would like to share it with my SparkFriends. ............ Poem- This You Will Remember by CRYSTAL TORRES on FEBRUARY 17, 2013 My scars... Read more

Get off the scale!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      7 comments

by Steve Maraboli [Author of “Life, the Truth, & Being Free”] "You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale i... Read more

So you're feeling too fat to be photographed...

Sunday, February 03, 2013      13 comments

One of my friends posted a link on Facebook to this FABULOUS blog entry. I encourage you all to read it. myfriendteresablog.com/s
o-youre-feeling-too-fat-to
-be-photographed/ Now dig out that camera and charge u... Read more


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