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I have been MIA from the online family of SP but have been diligent regarding food tracking and have been able to stay on track. Exercise, well, I'm doing a lot of stuff, but not too much "formal" exercise. Golf, walking, gardening, weeding et... Read more
Quarterly Business Review
In business we take an indepth look at the previous quarter and assess our successes, failure and places where we want to go and places that just didn't work out. So I sat down last night and did the same thing regarding this journey to fitness... Read more
Just came in from 3 plus hours in my yard. My front yard is weed free and has a flower bed 3' X 6' bigger than yesterday. Digging out grass is very hard work...but I will never have enough flower beds. I also planted some more periennials and ... Read more
Revelations and Epiphanys
So, yesterday was a long day, at the end of a long week. But as I was running errands on my lunch I had an epiphany. I was rushing and happened by one of my favorite sushi restaurants, I started to drive by and get fast food then I stopped, wh... Read more
Luck and Sparking
So today I spun the wheel and for the third day in a row I got TWENTY, yes 20 points!
Which is an omen, since today I really got back in the swing, I did 90 minutes of cardio and did ab work and it felt great. Made my breakfast and lunch for... Read more
Arrived back home and very happy to be here. I did not do to well on my most recent road trip. I did not go over on calories (under and wasted calories) and did some exercise, but not consistently. I walked miles at the trade show and spent o... Read more
So here it is the first day of spring! Time to take stock and make a plan for the next three months. Finding Spark People has been a blessing, it has given me the support I needed to do something I really want to do! Be healthy.
I am addin... Read more
So I have been faithful to exercise and stretching for quite awhile now. Yesterday I took a break because I have been having acute pain in my ribs, on one side. The Dr. and the Chiropractor can't really say why it's there or fix it for that mat... Read more
The morning I've been waiting for has finally arrived! I jumped on the scale and there it was in shimmering blue led light...189. I am now officially 11.6 pounds lighter than when I started, I've broken the 190 mark.
179 poun... Read more
Just a little check in/check up
So here we are, a week into month three. I am down 9.8 pounds, yes, 9.8 not 10, curse that damn digital scale. Overall I am happy, strong and moving forward. I have come to realize that I really am making a complete change in my life.
I l... Read more
So, today was a little stressful in general, both work and personal. Then I had a chiropractor appt, (i love my chiropractor, she is amazing) went home, fixed a great cold noodle salad, sat down on the couch..started playing solitaire on my lap... Read more
I have discovered that my love of clothes, which I have subverted into a love of accessories when I was unhappy with the size I was has now morphed into a new form!
I find myself buying cute little capri pants and brightly colored fitt... Read more
I just moved into Stage 3, and I feel great about the whole experience. I want to thank all the people who have been supporting me and encouraging me. Happening on to this website- community has been a blessing from so many perspectives. Some... Read more
Work and it's affect on my Goals!
Okay, yesterday was a typical day in my work world when we get busy (and yes, I know I'm blessed to work in an industry that is still busy and is not laying off, but...). I got in the office about 7:15. Didn't eat a proper breakfast, because ev... Read more
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Woke up before anyone else, which is typical. Made coffee, watched the rain and checked into Spark People. Its become a Habit, ritual or addiction, not sure which; but either way it's made me accountable for my healthy actions. And I am truly... Read more