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Feeling "Off"

Tuesday, June 02, 2015      4 comments

Today's not a good day. I feel like my body, mind and spirit need a break. So...I'll meditate, maybe do some yoga (which I haven't done in a while), then spend the day on the couch engulfed in a good book. Have a great day sparkfriends. ... Read more

It's a Great Day!

Monday, June 01, 2015      1 comments

Started this morning off with hot lemon water. emoticon Already completed my 30 minute workout on the ellipti... Read more

Summer Days....

Sunday, May 31, 2015      2 comments

One of the biggest hurdles that I must jump this summer is beach food. Ugh...boardwalk fries, candy apples, funnel cakes. salt-water taffy. YUM! I grew up on the NJ shore, so these foods are ingrained in me. Part of who I am. Nostalgic. ... Read more

Slow and Steady

Friday, May 29, 2015      1 comments

I've been back for 30 days now and according to my fitbit scale, I'm down 4.3.lbs. Of course, I wish it was more, but I'll take it. Slow and steady wins the race. Read more

The Wait Is Over!

Thursday, May 28, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I posted about drinking green juices for a week or so now and I was just waiting for the extra energy to kick in. Well...the wait is over! I woke up this morning about 4:30 am and I was feeling so energetic. Usually I'll browse al... Read more

This is tiring.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015      1 comments

In order for me to keep from doing some mindless eating emoticon I have to keep busy. But man, this is tiring. I ju... Read more

BBQ Wasn't So Hard

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      2 comments

Well, I made it through the holiday bbq without pigging out. I focused on Memorial Day and it's meaning. I visited a veteran's cemetery and paid my respects. My heart was bursting a combination of pride and sorrow as I looked upon the sea of wav... Read more

I Made It Through

Friday, May 22, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday was a bit rough in the beginning. I binged out on more than a few crunchy, salty, carb filled snacks, but I made it through. For some reason I felt that if I made sure I had the correct serving size and tracked everything, it wouldn't ... Read more

That's brisk, baby!

Thursday, May 21, 2015      2 comments

Does anyone remember that old tea commercial? I think it was Lipton. Anywho.... I'm feeling a bit down today but my determination won out and I took Chloe for a walk in the park. Read more

Favorite Juicing Recipes?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      1 comments

I think I'm going to start juicing for the next 30 days to get a boost on my weight loss efforts. I know that there are plenty of recipes online, but what are your favorites? It's too expensive to buy and juice veggies just to end up ... Read more

Why Are You So Cruel?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      6 comments

emoticon It's so hard to feel positive when the scale goes up instead of down. All of the tracking and exe... Read more

Non Scale Victory

Monday, May 18, 2015      3 comments

I just realized that I've been sprinting up my stairs. Wow, what a change from dragging myself upstairs. And one time when my knees were bothering me, I literally crawled up the steps on my hands and knees.... Read more

Lupus Walk

Sunday, May 17, 2015      3 comments

Today's the Walk To End Lupus on the boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ. Plenty of exercise today!... Read more

Protein Struggle

Saturday, May 16, 2015      5 comments

I'm still struggling to meet the required protein each day. This morning I'm starting with grilled chicken and a hardboiled egg. Let's see if this does the trick. And... Read more

No Problem

Saturday, May 16, 2015      1 comments

I've been battling cravings and fatigue for the past couple of days. It hasn't been as bad as in the past. A taste here, a taste there. But those little tastes can add up quickly. I need to make a plan early and stick to it. I've come to re... Read more

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