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Had to change original goal - but... (video blog)

Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

Here I am crossing the 5k finish line. Considering when I started running I was not able to run to my neighbor's mailbox, I am so proud of my accomplishment. I am finding that running a race is a lot like Spark People, there are many ups and dow... Read more

Cake Inhalanator

Friday, September 23, 2011      6 comments

What is a cake inhalanator? That was me yesterday. I do not what I was thinking. I cleaned out the fridge yesterday and came across some of the leftover frosting from my grandson's birthday cake. And there on top of the counter was a boxed cake ... Read more

The Spark, chapter 2

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      2 comments

This chapter is about FOCUS or in other words setting goals based upon who I am and what do I want to accomplish in life. I have been rereading this chapter over and over because I feel like I have been just going with the flow for the majority ... Read more

Why Does it seem so hard to do the right thing?

Monday, September 19, 2011      1 comments

Check out this video featuring a talk by Douglas Lisle: The Pleasure Trap www.youtube.com/watch?v=
nxf4kj8Rb6Y It is very informative and he presents the information in a humerous way. In other words, I did not fin... Read more

OOOOOPs!

Sunday, September 18, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday, my family and I had a "fun day" - or should I say "Let's forget about all your goals to eat healthy foods. We went to this touristy town that had a lot of gift shops. For some odd reason, my dh associates going places with eating out.... Read more

The Spark Chapter 1

Saturday, September 17, 2011      3 comments

There is this quote: "Your daily actions and words impact more people than you ever realize." I cannot help but think of how his mother's actions and words must have had an impact on his life. While he states that he was different growing u... Read more

Sometimes I amaze myself!

Friday, September 16, 2011      7 comments

As you can see by my new profile picture - I have a emoticon. Since spring I have been training to do a sub30 5k, j... Read more

Something interesting happened at Famous Dave's

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

My husband and I wanted to have some time together so we decided to go out to eat while we were in town doing some errands. I ordered a plain baked potato and steamed broccoli. As I was eating my meal, I was paying attention to how the potato an... Read more

How do we educate others about healthy eating?

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to rise ... www.nlm.nih.gov/medlinep
lus/news/fullstory_114054.
html " Samantha Heller, a dietitian in Fairfield, Conn., called childhood obesity "a complex, multi-faceted problem that ... Read more

Counting Calories or

Monday, September 12, 2011      3 comments

making every calorie count? There is a big difference between just counting calories or making every calorie count. Just the other day, my sister in law posted how she gave into the temptation to have a coffee latte and it used up over 2/3... Read more

If I had a sugar overload, what about....

Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments

...my grandson? I am trying to blog about how I was asked to provide the birthday cake for my grandson's two year birthday party and I am feeling so guilty because I caved in to their request to provide a junk food cake only. As I was... Read more

Forks Over Knives

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      8 comments

My husband and I started to watch this video off of Netflix last night and we totally amazed at some of the research presented. The study about heart disease in Norway when the Germans invaded and took all the farm animals to support the troops ... Read more

New Mindset

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Wow! Last week was like a nightmare that I couldn't seem to wake up from. I am feeling better now and I wondering if I was not getting enough of some nutrients. I am doing a 5k program that is a bit more intense than I normally run and I had cut... Read more

I love it when....

Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

Just got back from my morning run and I enjoying the fact that I jogged about 1 mile without thinking my legs hurt, my hands are numb, my shoulders are tight, I can hardly breathe etc. I love it when I just sort of zone out and then when I... Read more

OMG!!!! I lost 10 pounds

Friday, September 02, 2011      10 comments

I just reviewed my page and came to realize that I actually lost 10 pounds since I started with Spark People back in April. emoticonRead more


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