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Getting Back to Reality....
After taking many months off from my fitness focus & healthier lifestyle, it is time for me to get back to reality.
Everyone has their own problems, issues and obstacles in life. Over the last many months, I have let these issues (with f... Read more
BLC21 - Thoughts for Success..
I can't believe we have started again already! Woohoo!!
Before the challenge officially started we were asked to create a plan for our 12 weeks challenge. What were we going to do to to achieve success, and what were our rewards going t... Read more
20lbs GONE! The Plateau has been beaten!!!
OMG! Never thought it would happen. I broke through the plateau!
I have been fluctuating between 18lbs and 18.6 lbs lost for the last several weeks. This stupid plateau was starting to haunt me. I was so frustrated that I almost fell o... Read more
Currently at pre-vacation weight! Who knew?!!
Yeah!!! I got on the scale both yesterday and today...It's official. I am the same weight I was before my 3 week Christmas vacation!!! I am actually 0.6lbs less. Woohoo!!!
I was was really good the first 2 weeks. I ate really well beca... Read more
BLC20 12 week Reflection...
Wow! 12 weeks goes by in a flash! I remember back to the first week when I was taking 'before' pics. At the time I was super frustrated from pulling a muscle in my back. I was thinking that life isn't fair...I mean, here I was trying to star... Read more
BLC20 6 Week Update
Time sure flies when you are having fun! I cannot believe that week 6 is here already. It seems like it was just yesterday when we found out our teams. Wow.
I have to say, on the whole, I am happy with my progress. So far, 8lbs lost. ... Read more
Weight loss...The Internet...and Thank you!
This week, I worked very hard to stay on track. I tried to keep up with my planning and eating healthy meals, drinking my water, sleeping 7-9 hours, getting good exercise, and blogging/posting. I say I tried, because I feel like this week was ... Read more
My Week in Review....
Another week has gone by....Wow! Time sure does fly.
Looking back on this past week, I have to say, I am pretty proud of myself!!!
* I managed to plan all of the meals I had while at home, and tried to make decent choices when visiting... Read more
BLC20 - 12 Week Plan...
Since I signed up for the BLC20, I need to post my plan for success! While thinking about my goals and my plans, several questions have come to mind....What's my motivation? What will I do to help myself be successful? What steps am I going ... Read more
I survived IHOP!
Ok. Maybe not a huge deal for some, but for me, this is HUGE!!!! I SURVIVED IHOP!!!!!
I love IHOP. It's a fact. Maybe because I only discovered the place in my 30's, I don't know...I just know it is a very happy little addiction!!! ... Read more
I Will NOT Quit Pledge!
I Will NOT Quit!!!
Tuesday July 24, 2012
Share and spread the Spark!
Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START... Read more
Some days are simply peaceful...
The weather has finally broken here, which means it isn't so stinky hot as it has been. YEAH!! Much easier to sleep and easier to work out in.
After a wonderful and restful sleep I woke up ready to go, but feeling totally peaceful at the sa... Read more
Simple things that make you smile..
First, I am currently on vacation visiting family. Having a pretty fabulous time, I must say. I've seen all of my siblings, my parents and many of my friends from High School and College. Life is good. It was made even better by yesterday's ... Read more
Yummy Pumpkin Soup!!!
Just made a ridiculously easy and yummy Pumpkin soup (Easy Cream of Pumpkin Soup from SparkRecipes). I can't get over how simple and yummy it is. I think I will be making this a staple in my lunches and dinners during the colder weather. I am... Read more
I can't believe it! I had an aha moment in the kitchen. This wouldn't be anything big for anyone else (or even deserve a blog entry), but I am a novice cook. I have been teaching myself to cook for the last couple of years. Some experiments ... Read more