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#FitFood Day 1
5/12/2014 11:54:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Breakfast: PB&J Oatmeal Called for 1/2 cup oats with 2Tbsp peanut butter, 1 Tbsp all-fruit jam and 1/2 cup raspberries with a suggestion of a glass...  Read more


Starting a new and dealing with the demon within...
5/12/2014 12:06:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yet again I am trying to step on the merry go round ride of weight loss and take control of my weight and my body! I remember the pre-teen I once was,...  Read more


My eating plan 5 - 6 meals a day
5/6/2014 12:04:21 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Most people are used to eating 3 times per day breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a better way to fuel your body, but its often a challen...  Read more


Never give up
4/23/2014 10:43:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I admit if I would of stuck with dieting and exercising when I first joined Sparkelpeople I would probably be at goal by now. I did join weightwatcher...  Read more


Prodigal Son
4/17/2014 12:23:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Forty-two years ago, I was born into a very religious family. As I grew, I was taught the morals, principles and traditions of my inherited religion....  Read more


Day 90 Completed !!!
4/7/2014 7:37:21 AM,  12 COMMENTS

DAY 90!!!!! I completed 90 days of P90x3 Saturday 😊 I finished my last night with Dynamics after work. Had some dinner and started to...  Read more


Starting over
4/3/2014 4:59:18 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm back to try this yet again..I've been through a lot since I first made this account,Both accomplishments and failures. But now I feel like I...  Read more


Gluten Free Trial: Week 1
3/25/2014 2:54:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Bottom Line: I like it so far. It's pretty easy to stick to. I've got more energy, more stable blood sugars, and have lost 3.5 lbs. since I started....  Read more


Gluten-Free Trial: Background Info
3/25/2014 2:37:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Let me start with some background: Last fall I started getting strange, round splotches on my chest and arms that wouldn't go away, and a funky bo...  Read more


Sloppy Vo's and the Versatility of Cabbage
3/21/2014 3:38:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been on a Vietnamese/ Thai food bender for the last few weeks... sure I'll make other stuff to have some variety, but I crave the spicy-sweet-her...  Read more


Let's Talk
3/21/2014 3:03:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As we rocket around the world wide web checking out fitness sites and information we run into TMI (too much information) almost instantly. As a tra...  Read more


Getting back on track
3/19/2014 9:02:15 AM,  0 COMMENTS

OK, I've been horrible about getting back on track, but I KNOW i want to do this... I just need to kick myself in the ass about it. but how is the que...  Read more


Just a little update.
3/19/2014 12:07:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Things are going well. I have been really busy working and planning my wedding, so I haven't had much time to update my progress. I am still losi...  Read more


3/18/2014 10:55:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, my resolve to be better about logging in while at home... failed miserably this weekend. I was busy the entire time, which is good, and i didn't...  Read more


Happy Sunday
3/16/2014 9:27:51 AM,  10 COMMENTS

You never have the time, you MAKE the time. Because it matters and it's worth it. My husband & I have plans for today, errands to run, pla...  Read more


3/14/2014 12:56:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, weather is better today... so maybe my motivation to do SOMETHING will come back. This week has, yet again, been horrible. Got to do some stuff...  Read more


Winter 2014: Approaching Stability, New Goals, and Getting to 129.6!!!
3/14/2014 2:00:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a tough winter, but in a week, I will have made it to see the sunshine return to the Pacific Northwest. It is so beautiful here, but i...  Read more


Being at home
3/13/2014 10:54:55 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So i've realized that being at home is a major block for me when it comes to sparking. :/ This is a problem. A big one at that. I don't log in after w...  Read more


Decide who you want to become
3/12/2014 12:10:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Decide to set clear objective goals, make deadlines and stick to them to achieve the results you want. If you dont know where you are goin...  Read more


Goodbye, Yellow Brick Load...
3/11/2014 9:39:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Look! Behold, lemon pound cake! A dietary foe of mine I've fought for years. I've made it maybe a handful of times because I know just how qu...  Read more


baby steps?
3/11/2014 1:26:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, yesterday was a bad calorie day, but I just couldn't feel sated, and I don't do well if I'm hungry. Today is better, but kind of a bummer for th...  Read more


Be BOLD. Do What The Ordinary Fear...
3/10/2014 10:17:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Think of something special that you would do if you: already lost the weight started working out finished that project or what ever other g...  Read more


3/10/2014 10:37:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, in talking with my husband yesterday, I realized weekends are my downfall. Not only am I horrible about tracking, but I'm horrible about eating on...  Read more


Old bad habits
3/6/2014 2:23:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm not sure why I return to terrible things when I'm low. It's like I just want to wallow in negativity, let my worst side come out and play. Junk fo...  Read more


Staying on track
3/6/2014 12:11:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I haven't been exercising quite as much as I should... but i'm trying to stay on track. walked roughly 40 minutes today :D and now i'm having nu...  Read more


Bad days
3/5/2014 1:22:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Last couple of days have been kinda bad. Exceptionally tired. Probably because my body is trying to adjust to the new eating habits again. I'm exhaust...  Read more


Do you want it enough to change it, if not you need to ask yourself WHY NOT?
3/5/2014 11:13:43 AM,  8 COMMENTS

✳️ ✳️ ✳️ ✳️ ✳️ ✳️ ✳️ ✳️...  Read more


3/5/2014 8:45:46 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I commented the below comment on a Spark questions message board, I thought it could be repeated. Exercise is important! It was one of the things my d...  Read more


Then some stuff happened.
3/3/2014 4:23:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Just when things were going well...some things in my life kind of fell apart. My job is not my life, however it made paying for childcare a bit l...  Read more


Back to work
3/3/2014 11:56:38 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Back at the office. Had the worst. Drive. Ever. In, but got through it. Baby steps in movement. Didnt get up this AM in time for yoga, but did get up...  Read more


looking for the best pedometer app
3/3/2014 8:17:46 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So I had a pedometer app....but then I started getting hit on by a guy who worked in the Red Light district in a eastern European country, and while I...  Read more


Day 51
3/2/2014 11:43:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have pushed and pulled my life in the right direction. It has been a long road and Im not done yet. My husband and I are still separated by half o...  Read more


Vacation Time
3/2/2014 9:59:03 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So, taking 2 days off tanked my plans for dieting. I haven't been HORRIBLE, but i also haven't been the best... I think going out to eat the couple ti...  Read more


2/26/2014 9:53:56 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So, i'm working on eating better, but its really hard when things are going the exact opposite of what they should everywhere else. Almost too much dr...  Read more


Continuing steps
2/25/2014 1:34:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last night I hopped back on the exercise bike for the first time in a while. It's been rough for both the hubs and I to find time/motivation to get on...  Read more


Bad weekend... Sort of
2/24/2014 1:30:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I had a bad weekend... Kind of. Ok, i had a HUGE cheat day on saturday. And I knew i was going to. I had a birthday party for a friend of mine's daugh...  Read more


I'm still here...
2/21/2014 1:01:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got a comment today from someone that brought me back to this place. As I went back and reread my blog post from a year ago, I started to remember w...  Read more


Calorie drops...
2/21/2014 10:38:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, my allowed calories dropped when i changed everything yesterday (again). I hate being on the super low calorie allotments, but I'm trying to keep...  Read more


Starting over.... Again
2/20/2014 2:44:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So, i'm 2 months out from my 30th, and have gained back a bunch of weight... Because food is yummy. So, right now, my goal is my birthday to be down i...  Read more


So, I stopped running altogether...
2/17/2014 12:17:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

...and gained 49 pounds. To be fair, I also stopped eating right, drinking water, all those things, and generally became a writer sloth. I...  Read more


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