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And so the story goes...

Monday, November 30, 2009      6 comments

I need to take a minute to vent my frustrations. O.K., so for one, I am very frustrated with myself and my lack of motivation this past year. I don't know why, but I truly just couldn't get out of my own way. Finally, I get the kick i... Read more

Just Do It Weekly Challenge... A reminder to myself!

Sunday, February 15, 2009      4 comments

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Can you eat healthy on a budget?

Tuesday, January 20, 2009      3 comments

No doubt times are tough. People are losing their jobs in record numbers. Money is beyond tight. A common theme I keep seeing is: "I can eat cheaper and feed my family if I feed them foods that aren't healthy." Well, I've been looking aro... Read more

10 Tips To Stay Energized All Day

Friday, October 17, 2008      5 comments

Many of these (probably all of these) are common sense, but they definitely deserve a repeat! I know I can always use a good reminder. Top 10 Tips to Stay Energized All Day by Monique Ryan, MS, RD 1. Start the day right. Yes, that m... Read more

Vitamin D Insufficiency

Tuesday, October 14, 2008      6 comments

I'm having a physical next week, so I had my bloodwork done and it came back with some not so good numbers. My cholesterol is on the high side. That's not a surprise, it runs in the family. The good news is that my good cholesterol (HDL) is h... Read more

October 13th... Monday, Monday!!

Monday, October 13, 2008      0 comments

The weekend was actually pretty good. I went to the gym on Saturday and Sunday. Worked my butt off both days. It felt awesome. I've been working on getting in extra calcium and vitamin D (I still have to explain that one... too tired to... Read more

October 10th... it's the weekend!!!

Saturday, October 11, 2008      1 comments

The dreaded weekend. The time when my resolve disappears and my scheduling goes to the wayside. Basically the time when all good plans fall apart. What I am finding is being a part of a motivating team has been the best cure for the weeke... Read more

October 7th

Tuesday, October 07, 2008      1 comments

The BLC-8 challenge starts today. GO YELLOW AMAZON WARRIORS!!! Which means the official weigh in. It was a hard pill to swallow, officially seeing the scale has gone up 5 pounds since my last official weigh in. And now I feel like crap. ... Read more

October 5th

Sunday, October 05, 2008      1 comments

I made it to the gym again today. It was awesome. I just love the elliptical trainer. The only thing that stunk was I started, had 10 minutes in and somehow hit the reset button. Now, I'm a numbers person, so it really bummed me out because ... Read more

Can do it attitude

Sunday, October 05, 2008      1 comments

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October 4th

Saturday, October 04, 2008      2 comments

Well, well, well... I did it! Got myself to the gym today and it feels so good. I mean, that's really more than half the battle. Once I'm there and I get in a routine of going, I really enjoy going to the gym. So, today is day 1 at the gym. ... Read more

October 3rd

Friday, October 03, 2008      0 comments

Day 3 and I have to say I'm feeling pretty good. Don't want to get smug, as the weekends are always a challenge. But, so far I feel pretty strong. I feel renewed. I'm tracking my food in a journal (good ol' paper and pen). It's keeping ... Read more

October 2nd

Thursday, October 02, 2008      1 comments

The 2nd day into the new month and I'm feeling a little more positive about what I can accomplish before January 1, 2009. I'm on day two of writing down everything I eat and drink. It really is easy to do, I just have to remember to do it ~ an... Read more

October 1st

Wednesday, October 01, 2008      1 comments

It is the first day of October and I am unhappy with my accomplishments (or lack of) for 2008. With only 3 months left in this year, I am no closer to my goals than when I first joined SP. It is frustrating. I hit the wall! Now, as Jen s... Read more

Change your thoughts...

Sunday, September 28, 2008      1 comments

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