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Compassion International Marathon
Friday, January 03, 2014      11 comments

Tomorrow I begin my official training for my marathon in May to benefit Team Compassion. Here is the link to my fundraising page.
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Running a marathon for Compassion
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      13 comments

After completing my goal of running a half marathon, I experienced the need to add another challenge. Having hit goal weight and subsequently maintaining my weight, I find that having non-weight goals are key to staying motivated. So, what was... Read more
Emotional eating ...Then versus now
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      17 comments

I am an emotional eater at times...Always have been.. Before Spark People, my emotional eating would be in the form of cookies, chips, etc. Basically, the typical comfort foods....On my quest to health, I started consuming LOTS of veggies, fru... Read more
Approaching Valentine's Day!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      8 comments

emoticon As we approach the holiday of love, chocolates, and romance... I am thinking about Hearts.... No, not the... Read more
Blog that was brought about by a commercial with Ben Affleck.
Sunday, January 27, 2013      9 comments

I was just innocently watching a Monk marathon on tv, when a commercial came on with the ever so handsome, Ben Affleck... It was for the organization End Hunger... Now, I had no plan on writing a blog today....I was just going to rest this eve... Read more
Ideas needed for surprise 20th anniversary!!!!!!
Thursday, January 24, 2013      8 comments

Hello SP friends... My DH and I will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of our first date pretty soon, and I NEED your help. ... Read more
Rewards for maintenance?????????
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      12 comments

Hello everyone! As part of my journey in weight loss, I would give myself rewards for pounds lost....a new haircut, outfit, etc. Now, that it is going on almost 2 yrs. at goal, I am wondering if I should give myself rewards as time passe... Read more
For the love of lonnnnnnnnggg runs!!!
Monday, January 21, 2013      5 comments

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I am NOT disappointed in Lance Armstrong
Saturday, January 19, 2013      12 comments

There....Now I bet I got your attention....... emoticon The reason that I am not disappointed in Lance Armstrong ... Read more
I NEED to pick a half marathon to aim for......
Friday, January 18, 2013      5 comments

After having the very vague goal of finishing a half marathon this year, I realize that I need to actually nail down the specific race that I want to run. We know from the success of the SP program that small measurable goals are the way to mak... Read more
The looming empty nest
Friday, January 18, 2013      6 comments

I stll have about four years until I will experience this, yet it is looming it's uncertain head. Having dedicated the past 17 years to my dear daughters' upbringing and education, I am beginning to wonder what my future holds. Little did I su... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Being content with NOT being a success story!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      61 comments

For the entirety of my teen and adult years, I have been addicted to success stories. I would purchase each Shape magazine and Half Their size People magazine issue. I would read the success stories over and over again, until I almost had them... Read more
Gave up Diet soda!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      27 comments

emoticon For all of the wonderfully healthy changes that I have made over the past few years...there was one thin... Read more
For the love of Hooping!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      7 comments

If you are need of a great way of burning calories, working your core, and simply having a blast......Hooping is for you. ... Read more
If a mother of 12 can run marathons, what's your excuse?
Monday, January 14, 2013      7 comments

I was sitting in the local Barnes and Noble looking through the most recent edition of Runners World magazine, when I saw an article of a mother of 12...yes...12 kids who RUNS marathons...and runs them FAST!!!!!! It seems that she lost 75 pound... Read more

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