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The Ups and Downs of my Health Journey

Monday, August 19, 2013      4 comments

I have been overweight most of my adult life and only once was able to lose weight to be within normal range for my height and age and that was when I was in my twenties. I have tried so many diets I can't remember them all. I even spent sever... Read more

My S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Sunday, June 09, 2013      2 comments

My S.M.A.R.T. Goals for this BLC round are: 1 Ė Increase my strength training exercise sessions to three times a week 2 Ė Focus some of the strength training exe... Read more

Scavenger Hunt - Sea Shells & Seahorse

Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

Here are some of the many sea shells I have. I love collecting sea shells. The large shell in the middle was a gift from the employer of my first real part-time office job ... Read more

Glad to be Back with The Silver Spies......

Monday, March 11, 2013      4 comments

What does it mean to be a member of a BLC team? It means commitment, time and hard work. Members are encouraged to post on their team chat thread daily, Tuesday is LCW (last chance workout) and Wednesday or Thursday is TNT (Tighten NíTone). T... Read more

Advice To My 16 Year Old Self

Monday, January 28, 2013      6 comments

If I were able to talk to my 16 year old self I would tell her: Take care of your body, you only have one and there are no do overs. Eat healthy and get plenty of physical activity. Get involved in sports. Follow your heart when it c... Read more

Road to Transformation

Monday, January 30, 2012      5 comments

Iíve had weight issues most of my adult life. I gained a little bit of weight when I was 20 years old and pregnant with my daughter and continued to gain weight as I tried to deal with a divorce and becoming a single parent. I struggled for a ... Read more

Success Ė Dealing with a Plateau

Monday, November 07, 2011      3 comments

This round I have not lost nearly as much weight as I have in previous rounds. On a positive note Iíve not gained anything but there have been weeks with no loss and others with less than a pound. At this point last round I had lost 17.7 pound... Read more

Success Ė Having Turkey Dinner and Staying in Range

Saturday, November 05, 2011      4 comments

Every year my daughter and family go camping with a group of friends over Thanksgiving weekend so we donít get to spend Thanksgiving with them. Our granddaughters are visiting us this weekend and we decided to have a traditional Thanksgiving st... Read more

Success Ė Finding 4 New Freggies

Saturday, November 05, 2011      2 comments

I had the hardest time finding new freggies for this challenge. We live in a very small town and the local store is a Thriftway. Think of grocery stores in the 60ís. Thatís how itís stocked; the basics only. Fortunately I had to pick up my g... Read more

Recommitting and Finishing STRONG!!

Monday, October 31, 2011      5 comments

After reflecting on what Iíve done the first half of this BLC round I realize there are 3 areas that need improvement. For the most part I have no problem tracking my food or staying in range using my Bodybugg. I do struggle daily to drink 8 g... Read more

Celebrating Non-Scale Victories

Monday, October 03, 2011      6 comments

I have lost over 80 pounds since my fitness journey started, 60 of those pounds since January 2010 when I joined my first BLC team. Along with the weight loss there have been many non-scale victories along the way. Here are 10 that I have expe... Read more

ONE Point Weekend Challenge - Final

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

Silver Spies ONE Point Weekend Challenge ONE point for each 8oz of water you drink: 26 ONE point for each 20 min of intentional cardio: 8 ONE point for each strength training set completed (10-12 reps): 30 ONE point for e... Read more

ONE Point Weekend Challenge - Day #4

Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

Silver Spies ONE Point Weekend Challenge ONE point for each 8oz of water you drink: 6 ONE point for each 20 min of intentional cardio: 2 ONE point for each strength training set completed (10-12 reps): 30 ONE point for ea... Read more

ONE Point Weekend Challenge - Day #3

Sunday, July 03, 2011      0 comments

Silver Spies ONE Point Weekend Challenge ONE point for each 8oz of water you drink: 8 ONE point for each 20 min of intentional cardio: 3 ONE point for each strength training set completed (10-12 reps): 0 ONE point for eac... Read more

ONE Point Weekend Challenge - Day #2

Saturday, July 02, 2011      0 comments

Silver Spies ONE Point Weekend Challenge ONE point for each 8oz of water you drink: 6 ONE point for each 20 min of intentional cardio: 1 ONE point for each strength training set completed (10-12 reps): 0 ONE point for eac... Read more


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