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There Will Always Be An Excuse To Eat...
4/14/2014 3:03:08 AM,
In my previous attempts at weight loss, I always felt picking a time to "start" was so difficult. My thought process usually went something like th...
4/14/2014 1:32:31 AM,
So, You Want to Change?
I, too, woke up one morning and decided I wanted to change. And, the first thing I did was take two months to think about...
I have returned to blogging and sharing
4/13/2014 11:59:08 PM,
15 lbs lost...15 lbs gained..rinse repeat..rinse repeat!
4/13/2014 11:39:02 PM,
I just read someone's Blog about "I don't care"
And it hit home, I live this ..over and over and over again!
In fact, I just did 3 weeks of "...
Not letting go of "good"
4/13/2014 11:02:01 PM,
My first year of maintenance has had its ups and downs, but mostly ups. So many hurdles and so many goals, but always baby steps. Setting small goal...
4/13/2014 11:01:10 PM,
I completed my first half-marathon today! I did the Gazelle Girl in Grand Rapids, MI. The money raised went to support 4 different charities, one be...
4/13/2014 10:54:58 PM,
These lyrics are from INTO THE WOODS, an amazing musical that features the stories of very well known fairytale characters. In this scene, Cinderella...
This weekends progress
4/13/2014 9:32:30 PM,
Saturday was a good day nutrition and exercise wise. According to my body bugg, I burned over 2600 calories.
Today hasn't been that great. Woke up...
Running in Warm Weather
4/13/2014 8:40:28 PM,
Yesterday was my last volunteer shift doing taxes. This weekend is still pretty full, but going forward I'm not overscheduled as badly as I was. One...
Day 932... Neoprene is my friend
4/13/2014 7:17:02 PM,
Went kayaking on Lake Erie with my brother this morning. There were high winds, but no surf due to the amount of ice mass still on the lake. In fact...
4/13/2014 7:11:29 PM,
90 days of Mental Toughness are done.
Day 1 of eating in calorie range has commenced. I went over on fat and protein. I felt hungry, an...
Another Idea (or two)
4/13/2014 6:43:29 PM,
Two days in a row with an idea? Are you mental or something?
This is my quota for the year. 2
If you write your blog or comment about local...
Challenging week ahead
4/13/2014 6:29:00 PM,
This coming week will throw a wrench into my exercise program. For the last couple of months DH and I have been going to the gym 5 days a week with M...
Time to Celebrate
4/13/2014 5:51:40 PM,
Join me as I celebrate 1 year sober today! All by the grace of God Thank you Jesus! 409 410 Thanks to all my sparkfriends who were with me and supp...
Two Hour Trek
4/13/2014 5:29:01 PM,
Mom, Daisy and I took to the trails late this morning. The top trails were relatively clear, but when we hit the lower trail our way was blocked by t...
Too Much Time Outside...
4/13/2014 5:00:13 PM,
Too much time outside has caused me to have all kinds of sinus problems today. I have such a bad headache, I plan to rest and then get in at least 40...
Girls and a Squirrel.
4/13/2014 4:30:32 PM,
I forgot how tiring it is to have a baby in the house. I fell like I haven't slept, wow. I've been so worried about my little guy I'm constantly che...
Back on Track
4/13/2014 3:44:57 PM,
After reaching my final goal, I went nuts. The pounds were creeping up. I regained 13 lbs. Of course not happy with myself for allowing this to hap...
Spring brings lovely flowers and a shift
4/13/2014 3:32:43 PM,
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”...
Learning to accept myself and the solution.
4/13/2014 2:22:44 PM,
It seems like taking me a long time to understanding and accepting the solution.
I am talking about how to lose weight and keep it off for lif...
Haven't Done This In A While!
4/13/2014 1:40:43 PM,
A menu blog!!!
Tonight: Baked Ziti w/ Meatballs and Tossed Salad
Monday: Ribeye, Baked Potatoes, Spinach Salad w/ Tangerines
4/13/2014 1:23:23 PM,
So yesterday I got yet another present from my bf :-) he said it's the last one. I opened it and it was another corset but even better than the first....
The Merry-Go -Round just keeps going round and round!
4/13/2014 12:48:46 PM,
334 I came to an "ah" "ha" moment a week ago when my husband had to go out of town to Maryland because we had a death in the family! What was the ah...
Saturday, suddenly needed
4/13/2014 12:42:25 PM,
I woke this morning thinking it would be a calm day where I could get around to rearranging my living room like I've been wanting the last few weeks....
Let go. Be
4/13/2014 12:09:03 PM,
I love the saying,"Let go. Be." If you google it, there is a site all about the meaning behind it and products you can buy to remind you. It has bec...
Last weeks goals met, new ones set.
4/13/2014 12:07:06 PM,
These are the goals I had set for this week.
Monday--pool--walking laps--strength exercises and cardio--orthopedic Dr. appointment in the afternoon....
4/13/2014 11:46:42 AM,
14 days in a row....
Recap of Weekly Goals
4/13/2014 10:34:49 AM,
Here's how the week went:
Sunday, I hopped on a spin bike before the Body Pump class.
Monday, I decided to make it a rest day. Yup, t...
Urfa in Kurdistan
4/13/2014 10:26:28 AM,
On our latest travels to North Kurdistan we went for a day to see the sights of Urfa. We got caught in a sandstorm blowing in from the east in the lat...
16 months of maintenance
4/13/2014 9:37:06 AM,
Since I’ve hit a year of weight loss maintenance some things have changed, and I can see ways in which some of those things could lead to relapse. It...
Race minus 70 days and the skipped workouts
4/13/2014 9:32:58 AM,
OK, not skipped, necessarily... delayed. I got through some preliminary steps... got the bike rack put on the car (by myself - success!), got the bik...
4/13/2014 9:14:24 AM,
Hello Sparkfamily! Does a cup of hot steamy chili sound good "bout now? Why then, take a gander at this!
1 cup small white Navy beans, uncook...
Lazy Asian Chicken and Biker Tattoos
4/13/2014 9:10:25 AM,
What a lazy soup recipe!
On hand: a bag of frozen Chinese style vegetables (carrots, broccoli, onion, water chestnuts, mushrooms); chicken broth;...
Fun Princess BD party for granddaughter..Lyla
4/13/2014 9:08:55 AM,
It was a really cute party....they dressed all the little girls up as princesses and did their hair and make up. Then the did dances and walked on...
4/13/2014 8:57:37 AM,
No, I don't think so!
My Sister Became a Doctor and it Crushed my Manboy Ego
4/13/2014 7:59:52 AM,
I just LOVE Thought Catalog (and its cuter cousin XO Jane Issues and IHTM) ... Could read them all day long.
These are Gen Whiners with env...
An unexpected use for a “body shaper”
4/13/2014 6:39:23 AM,
And the careless behavior that caused me to need it.
Some years ago in a moment of vanity I bought a “body shaper.” My mother (and Betty White)...
Changing the World! / Cambiando el mundo!
4/13/2014 6:16:01 AM,
We are all changing the world in one way or another. We all have a purpose-through our work, our family and our friends. When we have the right bala...
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