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So the odds are against me, but...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      5 comments

I read an article in Prevention Magazine yesterday that had a very depressing statistic. www.prevention.com/weigh
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Three things I love about me!

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      7 comments

I am trying to stay positive right now, I am part of a 5% challenge group and I feel like I am letting the team down because I am so sick right now. I have had a stomach virus since Friday night. This is day 5 of the 7 days the doctor I went t... Read more

Doing better but not 100%

Sunday, April 05, 2015      2 comments

I am able to keep some food down. Tonight will tell the tale. I will go to the doctor tomorrow if anything else bad happens in stomachville.... Read more

Hopefully not the trend for this challenge

Saturday, April 04, 2015      6 comments

I am so sick right now. Stomach issues with a vengeance. I am hoping they resolve quickly so i can enjoy Easter with my family.... Read more

Ten Reasons I am losing weight

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      6 comments

1. To be healthier. 2. To be able to go farther, I want to walk, swim and ride farther and faster 3. To be more comfortable in my own skin. 4. To go sky diving 5. For less achy knees. 6. TO be able to complete a 5K 7. To be able t... Read more

I have decided that I cannot diet.

Saturday, March 28, 2015      5 comments

Diets will never work for me. I am all about how to get around a problem. I view a diet as a challenge to get around not a solution to the issue. Because diets are tempo... Read more

My TIA made me MIA

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

So I have been doing really well keeping up my spark streaks and participating in my Spark Teams and losing weight and feeling happy about my progress. Then a sassy ole TIA decides to come along and mess my progress all up. But you know what? ... Read more

Making friends with the tape measure~

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

I am happy to say that I am getting better at not dreading the tape. I had not measured myself since Nov and that is not good, Non scale victories are important and I need them in my life. So I went on and did it. I lost an inch off my waist!... Read more

My timer is a great success tool.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

I have to write and say that it is sometimes the silliest things that really work. For me, I can get lost in the desk work and not move all day. I own my own business and I can spend hours doing the paperwork, entering the bookkeeping and answ... Read more

Twas the night before Thanksgiving...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

Tonight before the holiday, I am taking them time to write down all the people I am thankful for, the things in life I am thankful for, and the experiences I am glad to have had. Now this list could be a mile long, and I am so happy that I can s... Read more

Smile! The world is watching!

Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

Today I have worked hard to smile at any stranger I see. The holidays can be so dark and dreary. The smile I share maybe the only one that person saw today. Read more

Today and Yesterday

Saturday, November 22, 2014      1 comments

My goals for yesterday were to talk with a friend or family member - take a trip down memory lane. I talked with my kids, my hubby, my aunt and a friend at work. Today was to take the time to appreciate animals. My kids and I stopped toda... Read more

Talk to someone on the fringe

Thursday, November 20, 2014      1 comments

Today my goal is this: Take time today to engage someone on the outside of your usual circle. Is there someone where you work with whom you would not normally talk? Strike up a conversation. If you know everyone at work, give a smile to so... Read more

Counting down to wellness

Monday, November 17, 2014      3 comments

Everyday, I am going to try to post something positive for the day. A good thing that I am doing, a thought, etc. Surrounding myself with positive as we go into the winter months and SAD takes it's toll. So today, my goal is to make somet... Read more

Could this be the time I get it right?

Monday, October 13, 2014      3 comments

I am actually afraid to type this email. I am doing really well right now. I am in Week 4 of an exercise challenge here in Sparkpeople. I have been consistently walking three times a week with my family since August! I had to buy new walking... Read more


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