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3 weeks in..

Sunday, October 20, 2013      2 comments

I started my return journey on Sparkpeople the beginning of this month. I have stayed true for the past 3 weeks. While only seeing a small change on the scale I am happy with the changes I have made. My eating has been much healthier. I am ... Read more

Strength starts in the mind.

Saturday, November 17, 2012      0 comments

I have tried and failed more than once to get back into my good habits for a healthy lifestyle. I know this is what I want to do, but it seems so hard to get started again! This time I am going to make a good start of it because I know that I mu... Read more

Cancer Survivor

Thursday, September 08, 2011      2 comments

I am more fortunate than many as I did not know about the cancer until after it was already removed from my body. Tests on my removed thyroid found cancer. Not an aggressive form; from what they tell me it is one that generally stays in the thyr... Read more

Am I ready yet?

Friday, September 02, 2011      3 comments

It seems I keep trying to get motivated and I force myself to think I am ready. I have tried starting over many times in the past year. Is it real this time? The past year has been a rough one for me. A hip injury that made it impossible to... Read more

Gearing Up.. I am ready to get started!

Sunday, January 23, 2011      5 comments

The last year has been a long, hard road. I honestly didn't care about anything. I didn't care about me, eating right, or even living. Seems like once depression sets in it is so hard to come out of. But I am coming out of it. I still have days ... Read more

Staying on track

Thursday, August 14, 2008      2 comments

I know its not just me.. I hear it from friends on different teams. Why does it sometimes seem so hard to stay on track? We know what we need to do & yet sometimes make the decision not to! We want to lose the weight.. we know that eating right... Read more

Inspiration Pointe challenge

Friday, June 13, 2008      5 comments

Health Goals: My goals are to, of course, lose weight, but also I want to see my cholesterol lowered (naturally - I don't like pills). Fitness Goals: I would like to be able to be more mobile. Strengthen my lower back & core to prevent the... Read more

So far, so good

Tuesday, April 22, 2008      7 comments

OK, I have been exercising fairly regularly... not as often as I had planned.. but most days I do get in some form of exercise. I'm very glad the weather has gotten warmer as I can now get outside & enjoy it! I've been walking & golfing! Fun stu... Read more

A new beginning - a time for ME!

Thursday, April 10, 2008      3 comments

The past month or so I have been very sporatic about exercise. I need to step back & focus on the important thing here - ME! Yesterday I set myself up an exercise plan. Days to ST & days to do cardio. I'm not going to push myself to do an h... Read more

Back from vacation

Monday, April 07, 2008      3 comments

OK, so I made it back in one piece.. unfortunately it turns out to be a bigger piece!! I tried so hard to watch what I ate & still drank plenty of water. Went swimming most days & had 2 very good walks in... still gained about 6lbs!! Ugh!!! OK, ... Read more

Walking in the rain..

Thursday, March 27, 2008      6 comments

It was such a beautiful day I decided to walk to work.. but coming home at 3am was not so beautiful! lol.. it was raining & changed to rain/snow mix. But, I guess I'm not so sweet.. I didn't melt in the rain! The weather is getting nicer & ... Read more

A new beginning!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

OK, I'm getting myself back on track. I've started exercising again & also using the nutrition tracker. Although I entered everything at the end of the day I was within my range, which made me feel good about my choices. But I was at the high en... Read more

Starting over..

Wednesday, March 19, 2008      2 comments

I've been really struggling lately.. No motivation, No energy, No weight loss. Its frustrating, its depressing & its got to stop! Its time to get back on track. I don't know what happened to all the motivation I had when I started SP.. but ... Read more

Hard work pays off!

Thursday, February 28, 2008      2 comments

OK, so.. does hard work & perseverance really pay off? Yes, it does! I've lost 30lbs & I have no doubt that if I continue to work at it I can lose another 30... the problem is not doubting that it will work.. its sticking to it! Keeping my... Read more

Monday, February 18, 2008      0 comments

The past week I made good choices food-wise. I cooked meals to have left-overs for the week so I wouldn't have to worry about it when I didn't have time. I portioned them out before putting them in the fridge. Built in portion control helps. I k... Read more


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