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"Stand" by Rascal Flatts

Monday, January 12, 2015      9 comments

I love this song. I find the lyrics very inspirational. I feel that they truly apply to each of us in our individual journeys as we try to overcome what we are faced with. The point is to never give up and always keep trying. "Stand" Y... Read more

New scale

Tuesday, December 30, 2014      1 comments

I bought a new scale yesterday. One that is more accurate than the one I currently have. My old one measured weight in half pound increments (i.e. 155, 155.5). My new scale measures in 1/10 increments (155.1). It also measures BMI, water weight ... Read more


Sunday, December 28, 2014      5 comments

is the name of a show I just finished watching on Amazon prime. It was originally on A&E during 2011. This show chronicles the weight-loss journey of two people in each episode for a period of six months. In the first five episodes the people ar... Read more


Saturday, December 27, 2014      3 comments

Today I finally started again. Exactly 10 months ago today I started my first 100 days streak. I decided I wanted to do another 100 days. I technically started last night I guess. All day yesterday I was craving exercise. Finally in the evening ... Read more

Begin again

Friday, December 05, 2014      5 comments

I fell off the consistent exercise wagon about six months ago and stopped exercising all together about four months ago. I have tried to have good eating habits throughout it all and I am pleased to say I did pretty well. I even managed to lose ... Read more

This is silly

Wednesday, July 30, 2014      7 comments

Its been forever since I made a blog post and my motivation to do so right now is because I want the three points. I'm only 12 points away from my next level. Isnt that silly?!... Read more

New goal

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      4 comments

I need to put this out there into the universe...I want to be able to run a 5k. Ok, there, I said it. Now, to make it happen. Here is the plan... Hmmm. I have to get back to you on that one.... Read more

Back at it

Monday, June 16, 2014      3 comments

My family and I went on vacation last week and although I didn't do as well as I'd hoped, I didn't do as poorly as I might have. This past Saturday I started another 100 day streak. Today is day 3. My goal is the same: exercise 10 minutes p... Read more

Day 100--How did I do?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      3 comments

Day 100!!!! I made it. I am so psyched! To celebrate I walked a 5k to see if I had shaved any time off of my time when I did the Color Me Rad 5k in April. I managed to shave over 5 minutes off my time! So how did I do? Pretty well I think. ... Read more


Tuesday, May 27, 2014      2 comments

Today is day 93 of my 100 day exercise goal. One more week. Today the scale moved down after two months. I am now at the weight I was at the beginning of those two months. Finally!... Read more


Monday, May 19, 2014      4 comments

Today is day 85 of my 100 days. I have exercised every day for the last 85 days. That's a pretty big accomplishment for me. You would think that I would be satisfied with that, but today I'm not. I am afraid that I am frustrated with the scale. ... Read more

pretty happy

Friday, May 02, 2014      2 comments

I started to do the plateau buster program with Spark Coach today. My assignment is t blog about my exercise effort. I have to say I'm pretty happy with my efforts. Today is day 68.... Read more

Time flies

Thursday, May 01, 2014      2 comments

I cant believe it is May 1st today. Where did April go? My kids are on year round school and they will be done on May 30. Only 4 more weeks of school! Wow. My eldest son is entering high school in August. Where did all those years go? I am... Read more


Monday, April 28, 2014      2 comments

Today I got a trophy from SP telling me I had completed 500 lifetime fitness miles, with the last 100 being in the last month! Wow, that is a huge accomplishment for me and I am really psyched about it. I've been waging a battle with the sc... Read more

Fell off...back on

Monday, April 21, 2014      1 comments

This past week I have fallen off the sugar free wagon--HARD! Not good. But I am back on. Good. I've learned that I cant have even a nibble of a dessert or other goodie. I will then crave it so much and give in. cookies, candy, cake,... Read more

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