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Compassion International Marathon

Friday, January 03, 2014      10 comments

Tomorrow I begin my official training for my marathon in May to benefit Team Compassion. Here is the link to my fundraising page. team.compassion.com/site
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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. emoticonRead 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. emoticonRead 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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