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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Transformation Story that made me cry
Saturday, March 04, 2017      46 comments

From day one of this journey I focus on the now not the then . Somethings are to painful or to easy to go back to so i stay in the present . I was asked by my trainer who I have the utmost respect and admiration for, to write my transformation s... Read more
The most important Valentine
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      2 comments

Dear my better half , This is going to be more of an apology to you my most special Valentine . On January 10 we set out with a plan and I asked you to push harder do more be stronger . Together we worked out we watched in the mirrors that surro... Read more
The wait
Sunday, February 12, 2017      5 comments

In December I talk my trainer I just dont how much longer i can do this .. brow beat myself into the ground with the no results or not substantial one . She said take the holidays and we will strart over in with new plan in January . I made no r... Read more
The most awesome number
Sunday, January 29, 2017      6 comments

In October of 2015 the doctors and the Physical Therapist agreed that I could not do any fitness of any sort as to give my IT band time to heal . For three months i hobbled helpless on a leg that would not heal . Finally in December i was told i... Read more
My take on the best challenge on Spark
Friday, November 18, 2016      0 comments

Well now today is the last challenge day of the 2016 Fall 5% Challenge . I have been part of the 5% challenge for almost as long as I have been sparking on here . I cant recall one time I actually lost my 5% goal; However that has very little d... Read more
Early morning Gym
Thursday, November 17, 2016      6 comments

After battling through being sick and a ton of home drama this week, last I said i am going to the gym early tomorrow that way non of your plans can interfere with what i need to do. If they are not going to take my gym seriously then I am going... Read more
No Fun
Monday, November 14, 2016      8 comments

I am sick today . My voice has been gone for two days . I ache every where and not sure what happened so quickly . My voice is showing signs of coming back at the moment but I have to work tonight at 10 pm so not sure how long it will last once ... Read more
Its the small things
Sunday, November 13, 2016      6 comments

When I started out on this journey some years ago I thought by now i would be basking in the 100 land of success . Everyday I stepped on the scale and watched as i lost more than the weight of oldest grandchild. I have had plenty up and downs on... Read more
The long mile as they say
Saturday, November 12, 2016      6 comments

Not many are prevy to what I am fixing to say so bare with me . On the very first day of the Fall % challenge I can home from work to find my home is total dismay . My son was upset my other one was upset and packing his clothes to leave . And ... Read more
Saving Neverland
Friday, September 23, 2016      5 comments

Life is crazy for me right now . A terrible work schedule . A house full of family that includes my three small grandchildren who spend most of the evening hours screaming at each other. My other one has lost his job and that has led to a lot of... Read more
Push to Pull
Thursday, August 25, 2016      4 comments

Sum five years ago I started a journey of a lifetime. Every step of the way I have pushed to insane limits to find a stronger healthier me. I was sedentary but had no idea what that meant till I decided to move . The first gym or fitness center ... Read more
The experiment
Monday, August 22, 2016      6 comments

I have a friend that comes in where I work every morning . He is delightful always so happy and smiling . We are forever discussing fitness and diet. Last week he let it slip that he only eats solid food every other day . This thought racked my ... Read more
The lost factor
Saturday, August 06, 2016      7 comments

Two weeks on Monday I took my trainer pics and as i compared them to the last ones taken on July 4 i was sadden by the loss of tone in the pic . I pushed harder if that is even possible. I move every minute of the day that is physically possible... Read more
Me Time
Monday, February 01, 2016      8 comments

This past Saturday morning I made a post in my challenge team that came across horribly but I didnt realize till later . Since December the 26th I have pushed and pushed hard between work and family and fitness there hasn't been a lot of me time... Read more
Perhaps the most profound question ever asked
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      5 comments

I watched a new television program last and on this program someone asked the most profound question I had ever heard in my life . Let me give you some details here. The show is called " Fit to Fat to Fit " it is a reality television show ... Read more

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