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BLC 22 SMART Goals

Monday, June 10, 2013      5 comments

SMART Goals for BLC 22 Specific Ė I want to lose 15 lbs during this round. Measurable Ė I will log my food everyday even if Iím playing catch up at the end of the day. I will use a paper and pen tracker and add it to Spark People. ... Read more

Buddy dog woes

Thursday, June 06, 2013      0 comments

One of the things I love about Spark People is the friendships that you form with people who are fighting the same battle, have the same goals, and yet there is still a sense of anonymity that gives you the freedom to really pour out your heart.... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - 6) Do you need some motivation or advice? Ask for it!

Thursday, March 07, 2013      1 comments

So this is an easy one this week. Right now I'm going strong, but I do want to thank everyone for the motivation and advice that you have already given me this week through the course of the assignemnt. And... I will be sure to ask for help, ... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - 5) What can you improve upon?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      5 comments

I'm doing pretty good about tracking and staying within my range. I'm on day 6 and feeling pretty proud of myself even if the scale is not reflecting it. Definitely a NSV! So what can I improve on? I think I need to spend more time pre... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - 4) How are you doing day by day?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      9 comments

I'm on day 5 of my new habit and still going strong. For the past 5 days, I have logged all my food and also stayed in range. Feeling pretty proud of myself. I took a peek at the scale this morning and it was still headed in the wrong dire... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?

Monday, March 04, 2013      6 comments

At present, I using a just do it attitude and thus far it's working. I have also taken the idea from Marcia's blog post and everyone that commented on my blog yesterday and setup alarms on my phone. Only problem is it is in my purse, in my d... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - Tracking - 2) How will you do that?

Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

My new habit is tracking my food. 2) How will you do that? I have the tools in place. I'm using spark people to track my food, and I have the mobile spark app on my phone. What I lack is the focus. They say it takes 21 days to form... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - 1) What new habit you wish to develop?

Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

1) What new habit you wish to develop? Simple answer Ė tracking my food. I have firmly established the exercise habit, to the point that when I skip a day or two, I feel out of kilter. But the scale continues to either move in the wro... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge - last of the pre-tasks

Friday, February 15, 2013      1 comments

For those of you interested - Link to the team
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My Progress - BLC 21 + Scary day

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      5 comments

I've had a little bit of a scary day. After yesterday, I had worked the weekend challenge so that I would actually be free for lunch today. Jason has been pestering me to come eat lunch with him (eating at the parents table is a big deal.) ... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge Assignments

Monday, February 11, 2013      3 comments

Iím a little behind so there are several assignments here at once. Assignment #7 Ė I donít want to do, in fact there was a place in the BLC challenge to take measurements and I didnít do it. But this is a demon I need to face, so tonight,... Read more

Basketball Game - They almost won

Saturday, February 02, 2013      5 comments

My son's team is in solid last place in their division. Someone has to be, but the boys are getting a little frustrated with it. Today - they almost won. Our team, the Horned Frogs (TCU) Read more

Scrapbook project for my Mom - Long post

Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

AKA what I've been working on since Christmas.... My Mom and Step-Father returend from 2 months in Europe right before Thanksgiving. One of my nieces asked Mom if she could make a scrapbook for her from their vactaion. My Mom being the go... Read more

BLC 21 - Letter to my 16 year old self

Friday, January 25, 2013      13 comments

Hello Julie, Even though you don't recognize it right now you are a beautiful young woman. Take pride in your accomplishments. You have an amazing future ahead of... Read more

Pretty Darn Good Saturday - Brothers of the Sun

Sunday, June 10, 2012      1 comments

Started the day off with Jason's 1st baseball game. The summer league he's in is very non-competitive, so no clue what the final score was. But Jason had a blast! He's the green #8 in this picture and was ruled safe. Read more

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