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30th Class Reunion - sort of...

Saturday, July 17, 2010      6 comments

Well I didnít know until Thursday that the Class if 1980 was holding their class reunion. I donít think it was planned well and it sounds like a simple gathering at a local pub. My husband graduated with that class and I would have if I hadnít c... Read more

Making a Difference at Work

Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

A few months ago I joined a local challenge and shared the information with my co-workers. At that time 4 others joined me and three of us were very successful in taking off a decent amount of weight for the 12 week program. When the challe... Read more

My Positive Vibes Challenge week 1

Wednesday, July 14, 2010      9 comments

The July challenge for my Positive Vibes Team has us paired with another member for 1 week, then we switch teammates. Well the results are in and for week 1 my partner and I tied for 1st place. One of the points I get is for a blog entry s... Read more

Kickboxing aerobic style

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      5 comments

I read a blog today from someone that started SP the same time I did and they were talking about how much they have improved with their fitness level since the beginning. I too feel that is one of my major achievements since I started. Iíve done... Read more

My first meeting with other Sparkers! And would you call it Kayaking?

Monday, July 12, 2010      9 comments

When I first started at SP I was amazed that our little area had a local team. I quickly joined as I loved the idea of others close by doing the same thing as me. Our leaders are very good about posting activities that are going on in the area a... Read more

Great Balls of Fitness

Thursday, July 08, 2010      12 comments

One of the ways I kicked up my fitness after starting SparkPeople was to sign up for fitness classes at our local college. I have taken many different ones, but all with the same instructor. She offers variations so you can fit the workout to yo... Read more

Logging Dinner Out

Wednesday, July 07, 2010      6 comments

I believe that we must do what makes us happy and sometimes for me that is eating out. Tonight it was a celebration with a couple of friends that I have been dining with for over 20 years. Prior to going I looked at the menu online and dec... Read more

Santa Claus Melon

Tuesday, July 06, 2010      13 comments

My husband and I decided yesterday in the brutal heat that a nice fruit salad would be a perfect side to dinner. We stopped at the store to pick up some additional fruit and I was searching for a honeydew melon. I actually donít care much for th... Read more

To Blog or Journal

Monday, July 05, 2010      7 comments

I was in a challenge a couple of months back where we received points for writing in our journal. Since then I have made it a habit to journal everyday. I also blog but only occasionally when I have a bit if something I want to say. Well th... Read more

The End... of a 12 week challenge

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

Tonight was the end of my Healthy U 12 week Challenge. This is the challenge that I presented to my co-workers and 4 of them joined with me. It had a $250 pay out for top male and female with the highest percentage lost and top male and female w... Read more

Evaluation at 4 months

Sunday, June 20, 2010      13 comments

This past week was the 4 month mark of me being on SparkPeople. Thursday was my official weigh in day and was also the firs weigh in during those 4 months that I did not have a loss. I did think of my original goals and what I had wanted to lose... Read more

Spark Lifestyle Change Strategy #5

Sunday, June 13, 2010      8 comments

Action Step 3: In your SparkPage blog, write about a life issue that might cause emotional eating My job can be a source of emotional eating for me. Iím an IT manager and take care of all the computers, printers, phones, and communication... Read more

Challenges help keep me in line!

Thursday, June 03, 2010      7 comments

I have to say that when I first started this journey I wasn't sure how I would keep myself motivated, and little did I know that I would continue to add different challenges to my schedule to do it. I try to not overwhelm myself with too m... Read more

Fantastic Friday

Friday, May 28, 2010      7 comments

I love the thought of having a Fantastic Friday. The whole idea came to me from a stranger that I now have nicknamed Mrs. Fantastic! A couple of years ago our company changed their vacation policy and the employees could only accumulate 1 w... Read more

3 months - Evaluating and rewarding goals.

Sunday, May 23, 2010      16 comments

Iíve been meaning to get this blog written for the last few days. I hit my 3 month mark with SP last week and felt the need to evaluate the goals I had set at the start of my program and adjust where needed. I also needed to reward myself for my... Read more


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