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February 2015 Goals
Monday, February 02, 2015      3 comments

January was successful in that I lost weight and my pants are a little looser. I didn't meet all the goals I had set for myself but it won't stop me from making new goals. ... Read more
One step at a time
Monday, January 19, 2015      1 comments

The most important thing I have to continue to remind myself is that I didn't put this weight on overnight and it isn't going to come off overnight. I have to be consistent with tracking and exercise... even if it is only a small amount per day.... Read more
Time for a U-turn
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

You know those "No U-turn" signs that always seem to be in the least convenient places? That's what my life has been like... a long road full of no u-turns. Full of lots of opportunities to turn things around but things keep getting in my way. ... Read more
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Thursday, August 08, 2013      2 comments

The only one that doesn't hurt is my toes! Lots of furniture moving, painting and cleaning has left me pretty bumped and bruised. In ways I am proud of the fact that I was able to increase my dumbbell weights but now I wish I still had the lesse... Read more
Good Gravy... it's been crazy!!
Thursday, August 01, 2013      0 comments

July was a whirl wind of crazy emotions, lots of activities, and a new endeavor for our family. Even with all the craziness I did continue to lose some weight and eat healthier throughout the month. Not as much of a weight loss as I would have l... Read more
Birthday Calories Don't Count
Sunday, July 07, 2013      8 comments

Please oh please let that be true. I decided to tread lightly this last week as I approached my 40th birthday. I had planned according to my Spark Solution Challenge and eagerly awaited the new recipes that were coming. However, my family and f... Read more
July Goals
Monday, July 01, 2013      2 comments

Well although I am not were I wanted to be in time for my 40th birthday I am making progress. July Goals: 64 oz water per day 30 minutes of exercise per day 1 new recipe per week Strength training 3-4x per week Read 1 new book... Read more
Going... Going... Gone!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      4 comments

Pounds that is! I am finally seeing the scale move again and I have to tell you that it feels GRRREATT! I started the Spark Solution plan this past Monday and even with a few adjustments and an unexpected road trip the scale is moving. I a... Read more
Run... Run... Run...
Thursday, June 20, 2013      3 comments

A year ago those words were like curse words. As the last few weeks have passed by with tons of stress and a tad bit of depression it felt good to jump on the treadmill today and run... run... run. I could have really used a run by the rive... Read more
The guesstimate will destroy you!
Friday, June 14, 2013      5 comments

The guesstimate will kill your weight loss journey. The more you learn about weight loss success the more you will realize that with that success comes a person who has been dedicated to recording every little thing that they put into their mout... Read more
May Goals
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      2 comments

1. Daily activity of at least 20 minutes 2. Drink 64 ounces of water daily 3. Eat at least 6 servings of fruits and vegetables daily 4. Daily devotion 5. Complete arm challenge... Read more
Wiggle it just a little bit!!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      4 comments

It's been just a little over a month since my first half marathon. Then I took a month off from everything. Not really on purpose but my treadmill is broken and I got the "too busy to workout" humdrums. But then I caught a good look at myself in... Read more
Plumpy Princess is Going Strong
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      6 comments

I am 31 Days and 18 hours from the scariest, most exilerating, craziest thing that I have ever planned to do. I can not believe that six months ago I was barely getting off the couch to stretch on a regular basis and not I am running three miles... Read more
Kickin' it in the New Year
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

OK I will be perfectly honest... I let the holidays kick my butt. I am the resident baker in the family and I also hosted Thanksgiving this year. So not only did I snack on the sweets as I was making them I also had a fridge full of leftovers th... Read more
Pneumonia - The training killer
Friday, November 16, 2012      3 comments

So I started November off doing pretty well. I reached my 30# loss mark and was really excited to begin moving into my marathon training zone. Then I got a little cold which turned into pneumonia. The last two and a half weeks have not so silen... Read more

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