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My 42nd Year
Thursday, June 30, 2016      0 comments

After yo-yo dieting for years, I may have found enlightenment. The older I get, the easier it is to gain weight. Partially, due to less activity than when I was younger. My 10 hour / week commute to work (that's 2 hours per day, 5 days per we... Read more
This is 40 : The Year of the Phoenix
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      2 comments

I turned 40 a few days ago and I'm excited! My motivation is more fierce than it has been in a long time. I no longer require outside affirmation. This decade will be my... Read more
Friday, June 20, 2014      2 comments

emoticon I'm in such a 'blah' mood today. The good thing: I'm learning to deal with negative things, feel thes... Read more
Changes in the Sunshine
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      1 comments

I've started 2014 with many changes. Even on a road to positive changes are potholes in the road. (Anyone living in Northeastern Ohio will get that joke regarding this past winter.) The potholes make me realize how much 'the new' means, how ... Read more
Less ... Just Less
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

I chose a picture of Tweak from South Park for this blog entry -as Tweak wants/ loves coffee (caffeine) too much. I have an addictive personality. Too much food has been... Read more
Five Years
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      3 comments

I just read my first SP blog from 6/28/2008. That is really another lifetime ago, in a good way. emoticon I now... Read more
Spring into Shape: A Renewal
Friday, May 17, 2013      1 comments

I haven't seen my Personal Trainer in about a month. A string of reasons, but today: here I go again, try again, renew my commitment to physical activity. ... Read more
Work Challenge: Think Well, Do Well, Be Well
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      0 comments

It's been AGES since I've posted here on Spark. 2013 has been a huge step in a healthy direction for me. I've left my toxic job... finally. My blood pressure went from so high I was hospitalized... to very good: slightly below 120/80! ... Read more
2000 + Calorie Drink
Saturday, August 08, 2009      4 comments

Found the stats on below on Yahoo! Health- Geez, and I thought eating a 1000 calorie burrito from Chipotle was bad.... And no, I've never tried this! "1. THE WORST DRINK IN AMERICA Cold Stone Creamery Gotta Have It PB&C Shake 2,010 cal... Read more
Weight Loss Treasures Goal for August 2009
Monday, August 03, 2009      3 comments

Working towards a 5# weight loss in August- I have gained this year, in general... it's been really tough. So, I signed up for a yoga class. Looking for meditation & challenging myself -to alleviate stress. As much as I want to ... Read more
Doctor's Advice
Sunday, July 19, 2009      0 comments

I went to see my doctor this week and described to her my dissatisfaction with my weight gain. (This is not why I went to see her but figured I may as well bring it up while I w... Read more
Taking Things Too Seriously
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      3 comments

I had this killer project today at work - it's virtually all I did - all day, finished up at four. I just accepted that it put me even further behind... and I accepted it. ... Read more
Make Dreams a Reality
Sunday, July 05, 2009      3 comments

What a tough year I've had with my job! What a sub-standard workout year I've had- because I let my job get to me! I have said so many times: I'm done with that! An... Read more
Can a Lamb become a Lion?
Friday, July 03, 2009      2 comments

"It is better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand days as a lamb." - Roman proverb This quote was sent to me in a Spark e-mail on May 30th- I'm just reading it n... Read more
Still Walking the Walk- Getting Fit with Faith & Leslie!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      3 comments

I'm halfway into June and have been walking the walk with Leslie almost every day! The only days I have not gotten sufficient exercise was two of the four days I was on vacat... Read more

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