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It's been a long time since I wrote a blog. I think it's important to though because it really helps us keep perspective on our goals, focused on where we want to get to and helps us see where we've been and how far we've come.
During BLC2... Read more
Lazy Week But Still Down a Pound and What I've Learned..........
I think that I have learned this round that there is a balance between too much exercise and healthy eating and weight loss. For the first part of the BLC24 round I was doing a lot of cardio and some ST and working in the orchard and doing physi... Read more
A Love Letter...........
Dear Spark People and Spark Friends:
I have to write to let you know how amazed I am at this journey of weight loss. Back in the middle of July, 2011, I accidentally discovered SP by adding the food and exercise app to my phone and then one... Read more
Yet another New Year Blog with resolutions galore....
How can I resist? It's a great day to do it............post a blog about my New Year's resolutions, just as many others have already this week and today.
I haven't blogged about my New Year's resolutions before. Actually, until I found SP, ... Read more
Post Christmas Reflections
Well, Christmas has come and gone for another year.
Here is a list to myself for next year so I can get through the holiday season sanely and with no low, sad mood:
1. Accept that my daughter is not so into the special day like she was w... Read more
It's an AF Day for me today!
Sparkfriends, I am laying this out there for all of you to know: last week I made a goal to myself that today would be an AF Day. It's almost 8:30 pm and so far so good!
What is an AF day you may ask? Well, it stands for Alcohol Free. Yes,... Read more
Just Do It! (Exercise, that is).
It's amazing! Something very strange is happening, something I didn't actually think would happen................
I AM ENJOYING EXERCISE!!!!
Yes, it's true!! I have come to really love exercise - exercise of any sort! The more weight I... Read more
IT'S ALL IN THE TIMING.........I NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE
So, today I went to the local gym. It's great that we have it in our small town as it has some good treadmills, lots of free weights, stationary bikes, ellipticals and all those manly man barbells and stuff. It was just more convenient today to ... Read more
MMMMMM! PASTA! MMMMMM! BREAD! MMMMMM! CHIPS!
It's been awhile since I "blogged." Who would have ever thought 10 years ago that this would be a word: blog. To blog, a blog, blogging, blogger. Weird.
But more importantly, who ever thought that I would actually be posting blogs for the w... Read more
OUT WITH SUMMER AND IN WITH FALL AND A NEW ME.........
Today was the day:
A couple of weeks ago I went through my closet and took my summer work clothes off the hangers and put them in a basket to put away. I kept them in this basket in my room for a bit before the official "storage" because I... Read more
OMG, AWESOMENESS ALL AROUND
Wow everyone! I am amazed at this thing I have found called Spark People. I know I have gushed about it before but it just gets better. Well, it gets better if you put more into it. And I've really been working hard at putting into it and WOW! w... Read more
At a Spark Friend's suggestion, I'm going to post this here. I said this in a team post yesterday, which... Read more
SO, DID I OR DIDN'T I, THAT IS THE QUESTION......
I DID IT! I got up and worked out before work! Yahoo! The alarm went off at 5:00 am and after a couple of "snooze" sessions, I got up and worked out! This was not easy, lemme tell you. I laid in bed after the first alarm went off, trying to dig ... Read more
MY PLEDGE TO ALL MY SPARK FRIENDS:
Hi everyone! I am making progress! I curiously stepped on the scale this morning and I am happy enough with my progress. But I know I can do better! That eight pound weight loss is just out of reach right now and I want to rock that soon! So....... Read more
THE LAST SUNDAY IN AUGUST IS ALWAYS A SPECIAL DAY
Why is it a special day you ask? Well, I made the move from living in a northern city in BC to the beautfiul sunny, hot Okanagan on the last Sunday in August 12 years ago. Time has flown by and I have grown a lot as a person in that time, both ... Read more