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The Great Scale Manipulator

Sunday, July 15, 2012      6 comments

There are so many ways to measure our successes while venturing our way through SP and life style changes. So then why do we so often revert to what the scale dictates to us? I am really having a difficult time getting past these last 10 p... Read more

50 questions that I stole to answer :P

Wednesday, July 04, 2012      4 comments

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? My daughter's graduation 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Yes 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Roast Beef very rare 5. DO YOU HAVE KIDS... Read more

Embracing the Dance in a Storm

Sunday, July 01, 2012      9 comments

A friend of mine posted on FB a quote that I read this morning, I couldn't help but feel how appropriate. Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, its about learning how to dance in the rain. ~ Unknown Though the only t... Read more

Old lady, broken back and no safety net?

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      14 comments

Where did my safety net go? I went outside of that safety zone when I tried something other than my "tried and true" - walking in my living room. I used my new kettlebell for just 5 minutes yesterday. All I can say is wow. I am not sure ... Read more

Rewarding myself for my 50 pound loss

Sunday, May 13, 2012      8 comments

Last week started off poorly and continued to stay that way through the entire week. Needless to say, I was less than sparked when it came to getting in my exercise or eating. Some days, I had less than 600 calories intake and others within t... Read more

50 pounds gone....it's all good!

Saturday, May 05, 2012      8 comments

Oh my, oh my, oh my! I can hardly believe I have made it to a 50 pound loss! I would never have gotten to this mark if it wasn't for SP! Thank you Chris and team! It has been two years in the making. A slow process which given my severe... Read more

Could this be your blog?

Sunday, February 05, 2012      5 comments

I have been back since the last week of December 2011. Going very strong in my humble opinion for 2012 so far. I have walked indoors with DVDs using various Leslie Sansone, Biggest Loser, George Foreman and Debbie Rocker. In total I have walk... Read more

Experiencing Pain By Choice

Friday, January 20, 2012      9 comments

Most of you who know me, know that I experience a level 8 pain on a daily basis. As a testimony to my blog yesterday the George Foreman Circuit Walk, well it has me experiencing pain in my thighs more than what I am feeling in my back this morn... Read more

IMHO - George Foreman Walk It Off

Thursday, January 19, 2012      3 comments

So I was so excited this morning - I received 3 of the 4 new walking dvds that I ordered from Amazon. Walk It Off with George - Circuit Walk, Biggest Loser - Power Walk and Leslie Sansone's Walk Slim - 5 Really Big Miles. I couldn't decide whi... Read more

Update To My Relationship

Friday, January 06, 2012      5 comments

Okay - so I really was having a hard time accepting a 10 pound gain and normally I would never get on the scale two days in a row. But... I had to make an exception today because of how unsatisfied I was with my gain. Whew! I feel so much... Read more

Relationship Problems

Thursday, January 05, 2012      2 comments

My scale and me are having a really bad relationship right now. I know it is finicky and likes to fluctuate often. Never can make up its mind whether she wants to go higher or lower on a regular basis. However, this morning I am really upset ... Read more

Old Times and New Beginnings

Saturday, December 31, 2011      2 comments

My blogs have been far and few this year. I just recently returned and well....let's just say 2011 wasn't my best year. I have had many medical issues this past year which kept me from living life. Since my departure from here I probably spen... Read more

The Choices We All Make

Sunday, December 18, 2011      1 comments

I just posted to a blog where this person was upset that they blew their day by eating something that wasn't their best choice. I can say the same. This past Thursday I was amped up a bit because I have been doing my cardio, miles and some st... Read more

Week 1 of My Return

Sunday, December 11, 2011      1 comments

I happy to report that I have walked a mile a day for the last 5 days. Though that doesn't seem like a huge accomplishment, it is more than I have walked in 9 months. I will admit that it has been difficult, a few times it has layed me up ... Read more

Gone So Long

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      4 comments

Wow, it is hard to believe I have been gone for 293 days. The time really flew by. 2011 has been challenging in every aspect; mentally, physically and emotionally. I sank, I rose and I sank again just to repeat the cycle. I am not going ... Read more


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