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Monday, May 10, 2010      2 comments

I once heard it said that the thing that irritates us most about others are the things you don't like about yourself. I'm starting to kinda see that. Good gauge to judge your own progress. It's so strange to be able to finally admit that. ... Read more

1 more pound gone (why do I feel so down)

Friday, May 07, 2010      5 comments

So I weighed today on the scale and it said one pound less than last week. I got on the Wii Fit and it did to. Yet I'm not feeling so good about this one. I had to lock my office door and just cry at work today. It is SUPER stressful. Ever... Read more

First 5k in the morning

Friday, April 30, 2010      4 comments

Okay so this week I found out about a 5k and decided to participate. Wish me luck! Yikes. emoticonNot so sure about ... Read more

Not Feeling Well

Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

I didn't eat too well over the weekend and I have had "bubbly gut" ever since. I guess that's what I get for eating fast food...too often. emoticonRead more

Just Because

Friday, April 23, 2010      5 comments

I started this day with a smile.....just because. I called my hubby at work and said I love you....just because. I sung with the radio in the car on the way to work...just because. I thought about how great my kids are and taking them on a... Read more

Goals I've set for this week.

Thursday, April 22, 2010      2 comments

Goal-lose 1 lb this week Goal-exercise 5 days this week for at least 45 minutes Goal-track my food and fitness each day Goal-welcome 3 new sparkies each day Goal-spin the wheel each Goal-drink 8 glasses of water each day Goal-journal... Read more

Inactive teams

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      2 comments

Why create a team and not follow through? I have left a couple of teams this week because no one has been on them for a year. I need this support system and I check in everyday. I sent a email to one team leader and never received a reply. ... Read more

Small victories

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      2 comments

So... I was thinking today (while working out at the gym)..boy am I impatient. I didn't want to continue on the treadmill because it takes too long to burn a large amount of calories. I was on it for 20 minutes and only burned 88 calories....wel... Read more

Passing the Purple Hat to You IN honor of women's history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck

Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

IN honor of women's history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck who lost her fight with cancer. IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER - by Erma Bombeck (written after she found out she was dying from cancer). I would have go... Read more

Thanks for the support

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      0 comments

Hello everyone! I've been on SP since August 09. I would only log calories and then stopped doing that for several months. I recently came back after gaining 15lbs. I need to lose about 25. This time around I have joined groups, commen... Read more

Work Place Triggers

Thursday, April 01, 2010      4 comments I realized today that my job is a major trigger for someone struggling with weight loss! Wow emoticon what ... Read more


Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

Yeah I'm sure that Fat Smash Extreme is not enough calories for the day.'s not even 1200 calories which is my bottom number. I ate what the book said and it was around 800 calories. I will continue to follow the basic meal plan but make s... Read more

Fat Smash (Extreme)

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      0 comments

I tracked my calories for 3 meals to day and I haven't eaten 800 calories yet. Wow! I really don't think that Fat Smash Extreme gives me enough calories if I follow it to the letter. I am grateful today for Spark People and the tools that are pr... Read more

Staying Motivated

Monday, March 15, 2010      0 comments

I find it so hard to stay motivated when everyone in my household pretty much eats whatever they want. Two middleschool age children and a hubby who will start and stop on the weight loss journey. Pretty much trying to do this on my own. I suppo... Read more

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