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Starting over update surgery on surgery
4/4/2014 12:50:48 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Wow April is here and missed the last 7 days Monday a long day waiting in line for registration. Then his prep work,surgery,and recovery Surgery a...  Read more


Motivator of the Day, Me???
4/4/2014 7:04:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I recently started receiving a few congratulations from some Spark members regarding being nominated one of the Spark motivators of the day, yesterday...  Read more


How Will Getting Fat (Again) Help?
4/4/2014 5:20:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I read this question on another blog and can not stop thinking about the answer... I think if I post this message on the frig it will help me kee...  Read more


Tired, exhausted and frustrated.
4/4/2014 1:47:26 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So first, a little backstory. My father hasn't been in my life much. I was raised by my mom, my grandparents, and my stepdad, who then divorced my m...  Read more


RPAH Elimination Diet: Week 1
4/3/2014 6:10:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

After seven days on this diet I have seen some significant changes in my allergy symptoms. My rosacea is clearing up; the dark circles under my eyes a...  Read more


Thank you...
4/3/2014 9:37:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

"If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough." ~ Meister Eckhart...  Read more


Weds April 2nd
4/2/2014 11:39:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

In Calorie Range: Daily Calories (W -Y) (T -Y) (F -Y) (S - Y) (S -Y) (M - Y) (T - N) Exercise Min. (W -40) (T -50) (F -80) (S -35 ) (S -60) (...  Read more


Week 2...Focus
4/2/2014 10:57:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I started week 2 with a strong Insanity workout. then a monthly fibro flare up hit. So, yesterday I went easy with Tony Horton's 10 minute cardio, nex...  Read more


Spread love
4/2/2014 10:01:58 AM,  10 COMMENTS

“Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own home. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor . ....  Read more


What is time?
4/1/2014 11:58:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

"We must use time as a tool, not as a couch." ~ John F. Kennedy...  Read more


4/1/2014 10:28:46 AM,  6 COMMENTS

April goals: 1. Get off my butt 2. Run 3 X's least 2 miles every time 3. Weight train 2 X's week 4. Wean myself off junk & su...  Read more


April, the last chance
4/1/2014 3:37:56 AM,  0 COMMENTS

April is my favorite month. It represents the end of winter and darkness. It is wonderful to know that the next 6 or 7 months are lighter and warmer....  Read more


4/1/2014 12:44:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

bit windy yesterday but warmer today more weeding tomorrow even the fish are starting to swim ...  Read more


Well, I give this a 50%
4/1/2014 12:04:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

About half of my choices today were good. 250 Today's lunch, dinner, and drinks weren't great. Dinner threw a curveball at me, especially -...  Read more


3 months
3/31/2014 8:27:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today marks 3 months of doing 10k a day! I have walked 416 miles in the last 3 months! Amazing!!! Starting tomorrow, I will no longer be using 10k as...  Read more


Progress so far
3/31/2014 3:17:06 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I joined the SparkPeople community in 2007, however I didn't really start following the program until February 20th this year. I didn't seen any weigh...  Read more


A long time indeed
3/31/2014 9:35:39 AM,  6 COMMENTS

"It takes a long time to grow young." ~ Pablo Picasso...  Read more


My son's first birthday party
3/31/2014 1:04:47 AM,  8 COMMENTS

TThis is my son, 2 days after he was born. We called him the "Nathan Buritto" at the time, cause he was swaddled like a buritto, so Daddy is being si...  Read more


3/30/2014 10:38:43 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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RPAH Elimination Diet: Days 1 & 2
3/30/2014 2:17:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I found out about the RPAH elimination diet for people with food intolerances last week and I've created a list of recipes and a shopping list. I c...  Read more


On the Mend
3/30/2014 1:48:15 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Hello Spark Peeps. It seems like every time I write a blog lately it begins with a "long time, no blog" statement. This time I actually have a...  Read more


Reward ideas
3/30/2014 9:47:38 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I just finished reading, " Remember to Reward Yourself - How to Pat Yourself on the Back" By Mike Kramer, SparkPeople Contributor.  Read more


3/30/2014 3:17:33 AM,  11 COMMENTS

A lot, and I mean A LOT has happened over the last couple of weeks. It's been very stressful. I am in a lot of pain as well. I think I should start...  Read more


My mantra
3/29/2014 11:38:06 PM,  12 COMMENTS

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Finished Week 1
3/29/2014 2:27:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well I finished week 1 of Beach Body's Insanity. I modified a day and I am drinking plenty of water and getting good sleep. I am taking a multi vitami...  Read more


Keeping a Promise to myself
3/29/2014 11:59:33 AM,  24 COMMENTS

In the beginning of this year, I did not make any resolutions...I just don't follow through with them...Instead, I promised myself I'd GROW in importa...  Read more


my Jen
3/29/2014 8:05:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My eldest daughter came to visit the first in a long time; she has lost over 100 pounds over the past year. I am not use to seeing her so thin. ...  Read more


I walked a mile today...
3/28/2014 10:46:47 PM,  11 COMMENTS

even though I have abdominal pain and feel really grumpy. I have a chronic condition where my intestines get inflamed if I have too much stress. ...  Read more


3 days until surgery and 22 days to end of spark solution
3/28/2014 4:53:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

well busy and hectic and stressed. This last week flew and thank heavens therapist was weds, Test for hubby and a tour of facility and ramps for me...  Read more


"Green Thing" (Actually a walk down "Memory Lane" for some of us!)
3/28/2014 3:41:57 PM,  40 COMMENTS

435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 435 The following is from an e-mail that a friend forwarded to me. I hope you enjoy it. As always...  Read more


3/28/2014 9:16:45 AM,  10 COMMENTS

"A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition." ~ William Arthur Ward...  Read more


Yes - I have returned. I promise to be better, stronger, faster, smarter and healthier
3/27/2014 4:28:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It really has been a long time since I have blogged or really been on this site. So much has happened, good, bad and indifferent. But I donˇ¦t want to...  Read more


3/27/2014 4:06:33 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So today I modified my exercise because I was having an issue with my arm. It's an old injury that I have to keep from re-injuring. So today I did Ton...  Read more


Smart Sam
3/27/2014 8:49:54 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Try Again. Fail. Fail better. ~ Samuel Beckett...  Read more


Life Changes
3/27/2014 6:51:07 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have not blogged in several months due to so many factors including health issues, lack of time, stress, etc. but wanted to post since it has been a...  Read more


When nothing changes, nothing changes
3/27/2014 12:31:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, that last blog entry from over 6 months ago can certainly apply today. I have not changed, have not begun to resume the care that I was taking w...  Read more


3/26/2014 11:31:49 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It has been difficult to stay on a Vegan diet with my food allergies AND expensive. I am going to focus more on anti-inflammatory foods and started t...  Read more


Wise woman
3/26/2014 9:14:52 AM,  6 COMMENTS

"We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters." ~ Gloria Steinem...  Read more


Spring in my steps
3/26/2014 8:32:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Now that winter has mostly passed, I need to deal with winter weight gain. Lost about 5 pounds of it so far within 1.5 weeks. It almost make me think...  Read more


Busy, busy, busy
3/25/2014 10:33:35 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Work for the church auction has heated up and I'm too busy to do anything today but say "hi" and I hope you're having a great day!...  Read more


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