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A "ruff" two weeks!!
It's been a rough few weeks. My husband and I returned from our vacation two weeks ago and picked up our little beagle from the kennel. She was out of it for a few days, but we chalked it up to just getting acclimated back into our routine. Thre... Read more
Okay, so I changed my "name"!
Okay, so I changed my "name"! I just thought....It's a new year, a new start, and a new me...why not a new name?? So there, nothing fancy just NEW A in 2011. New and improved! My goals for the new year are to be more positive about myself and n... Read more
Pleased with my follow-through!
I'm really pleased with my daily workout regimen. I've never been much of a "scheduler", but now all of a sudden, I'm planning my workouts and my meals. So far, it's been a success. Writing out everything and holding myself accountable helps. Wo... Read more
Well, I survived Halloween relatively unscathed. I ate one "100 Grand" Snack bar, but that's about it with the candy. We had LOTS of children visiting last night...
I welcome a new day to get back on track with the exercise. (Took yesterday... Read more
Exercising every day so far and mixing it up!
I've been exercising every day so far and mixing it up! Yesterday my hubby, dog and I went hiking in the mountains. It was a beautiful day; the fall colors were richly painting the countryside. I enjoyed our outing immensely. (The dog- not so mu... Read more
Always made progress with Sparkpeople...
I'm back and I need to stay. I always made progress with Sparkpeople. It gave me the motivation to do well in all aspects of my life. So I'm here again, not only to lose the weight , but to do a little soul searching and come up with a good life... Read more
Hi all; Bye all!
I just wanted to tell all of you that I was going to be on a hiatus until the fall. Family obligations are preventing me from getting on the website regularly. I've enjoyed the many friendships I've gained through Sparks and will miss ... Read more
Sorry I haven't been Sparkin' lately!!
Sorry, guys,I haven't posted for a couple days much at all. My husband's grandfather had a heart attack Friday morning. I am taking care of his dog (who has special needs) and running to the hospital quite a bit. Will be back to workout hop... Read more
Exercise in the strangest places....
OK, I admit it....I've been exercising a bit too much. Just yesterday, as I reached for the egg whites in my refrigerator, I found myself doing squats. Not just bending over to get the food, but full-fledged squats with the refrigerator wide ope... Read more
Ok... this is sad!!
I know that I'm obsessed w/food when I'm traveling in my car, see a drainage pipe on the side of the road and I'm thinking...Hmmm, that really looks like a chocolate curl or a Pepperidge Farm Cookie (You know..those Pirouettes??)
I turned t... Read more
Really going to try harder to combine the two things!
I'm really going to try harder to be better about my daily caloric intake. So far I've concentrated on exercise and NOT on what I consumed. I've only lost two lbs. Mentally, I'm not there yet. At least I've started this program though.... Read more
It's snowing today.Fitness club where I belong is closed, so I'll have to walk steps here. May take it easy anyway 'cause I have an incision that is sore.Won't meet the exercise goals today, but that's O.K. Will make up for it soon!... Read more