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Surprising signs of progress
7/11/2014 1:13:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The scale is not my friend. Not only is mine fickle and somewhat inaccurate, but it also is not reflecting all of this hard work! 192 I have...  Read more


building back2
7/11/2014 1:10:50 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well. I added a couple of (4) run intervals of 50-75 ish feet (I'm not good at estimating distances) to my walk today. Felt great. Also stopped and di...  Read more


Day 21, 22 & 23 of 30 - JUICING: TURN THE CLOCK TO ZERO
7/11/2014 12:38:51 AM,  0 COMMENTS

252 15 the 21st was a not so terrific day --- Denial Denia Denial... 253 I have been 312 AND 311 my butt offf since.... Today is a br...  Read more


A Very Needed Sanity Break
7/11/2014 12:10:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Since I joined SP on June 18th, I think I've only gone one day without walking, usually twice a day. I've been pushing myself to be consistent, but t...  Read more


the day
7/10/2014 11:00:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

well my day was as good as it could be. work, stress, up early, but pay day made it good. Still getting my work out in and walking and feeling good....  Read more


Yet Again
7/10/2014 6:14:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yet again, it's been another month (plus a few days) since I've been back here to post. Still struggling with eating, and exercise has been off...  Read more


(Day 71) okay...I got in 10K+ steps
7/10/2014 4:20:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I made myself get out of the chair today and walk...twice. I have also stepped while watching an episode of a show on Netflix. I drank water while I...  Read more


Wake-Up Call From My Body!
7/10/2014 3:18:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been wanting to write this blog post for quite awhile now. What's been holding me back, you might ask? Well, I really think it is a state of mi...  Read more


Positive Thursday
7/10/2014 2:16:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Good Morning, Today is positive Thursday. And I am trying really hard to stay focused and positive. I am coming down with a cold, and I am so ver...  Read more


Looking for motivation to succeed on my weight loss journey
7/10/2014 12:26:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am getting ready to try this weight loss journey once again. I have tried to lose weight numerous times but I just cannot keep the motivation to sti...  Read more


it's thursday
7/10/2014 10:51:54 AM,  7 COMMENTS

i will need to take a day off school to get the rest of some important errands done. i have applied to be a volunteer at a big event here next year an...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/10/2014 10:30:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~William Faulkner...  Read more


Easy Peasy Weight loss
7/10/2014 9:17:54 AM,  25 COMMENTS

274 Yesterday I made Corn Fritters, a recipe from Rawamazing. It wasn't so amazing. The texture and flavors were not right. But it was e...  Read more


Hail Storm Pix (13/100)
7/10/2014 8:59:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Two hours after storm, still had hail in my flower pots. Shredded Garden And an long time resident gave up the fight with mother na...  Read more


Day 51 - Summer heat
7/10/2014 8:26:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

For many many years I have dreaded summer! I always found the heat to be unbearable. I think this was in part due to my insistence on wearing bulky cl...  Read more


7/10/2014 8:18:02 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Well I have been MIA from SP for sometime now. I have had a lot on my plate and my schedule/routine has been disrupted. Life has thrown me a few cur...  Read more


New Health Goal
7/10/2014 8:04:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I have been on several different medications, for different illnesses that have been going on in my body for quite some time. I have to take a cholest...  Read more


Day 4
7/10/2014 7:31:12 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I was on the road again this morning another 30 minute walk. My legs did not burn as much after today, but my hip still hurt during and after. Fe...  Read more


This week is dragging
7/10/2014 7:17:51 AM,  6 COMMENTS

In case you are wondering about the S H I T in my status, it means Sorry, Honey, It's Thursday. We actually did get into the pool yesterday, so t...  Read more


Still Fighting
7/9/2014 11:01:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Still fighting to lose 20 lbs. Just completed a challenge with a co-worker to see who could lose the most weight in 3 months. She won... she lost 12...  Read more


7/9/2014 10:35:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Tracker is back on and I am so glad...  Read more


Seriously Disappointed
7/9/2014 9:52:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I hate what my life has become. I'm in constant pain. I don't even know how much I weigh now. two months ago I weighed 250 pounds. Six months ago when...  Read more


Input, please!!
7/9/2014 9:49:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'd like some input from all of my Spark People ... I have been thinking of joining a weight clinic that's open 24/7. I am already a member of Cu...  Read more


"Did you lose weight?"
7/9/2014 9:07:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

“Did you lose weight??” That must be one of my top 5 all-time favorite phrases! Of course, it comes after “I love you” but before “I would have gues...  Read more


Keeping it in the Family
7/9/2014 5:40:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We are in our final week before our move, and I have had lunch and dinner out with friends no less than six times in the last five days. I have made...  Read more


Another Wednesday
7/9/2014 5:22:30 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As my A/C - Heater saga continues I am finding myself in a dilemma. I paid off my credit card back in February, (finally) after months of trying to g...  Read more


Free Videos Food is Medicine Conference at the Hippocrates Health Institute
7/9/2014 3:49:07 PM,  18 COMMENTS

I found a couple of websites for those of you who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It's top notch information.  Read more


Day 52 - too late
7/9/2014 3:02:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I think above all else this concept really scares me. I think lately I have been thinking a lot about how life winds down. In a blog a few days ago, I...  Read more


A Little Inspiration
7/9/2014 2:45:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Read this on my LinkedIn account today (if you have an account, you probably saw it, too): "Stay committed to your dreams and you'll see them ref...  Read more


Progress Isn't Always A Number
7/9/2014 2:13:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

AKA: What I Did For Me This Week A camping trip where we serendipitously met up with some beloved old friends. A weekend of feasting on crab caug...  Read more


One can not live well if they do not dine well
7/9/2014 1:41:17 PM,  23 COMMENTS

4 My fine dining has resulted in another pound released. 410 So far this week, I am down almost 3 pounds....  Read more


Losing weight is good for the soul
7/9/2014 1:34:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Every pound i lose is a new lease on life...  Read more


(Day 70) The past week has been a bit sedentary
7/9/2014 1:01:47 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The first 60 days of the summer --May/June -- I had done really well in terms of motivation and consistency. This last week has been more difficult....  Read more


Day 3
7/9/2014 1:01:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went out again this morning with the dog did another 30 minute walk. My calf muscles were burning and my knees and hip were aching pretty good when we...  Read more


it's wednesday
7/9/2014 12:49:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

i am taking a much needed break. worked on a personality assessment all morning at school. now i am catching up on some computer work. then i will tak...  Read more


Adventure at Outback
7/9/2014 12:11:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I took my dad out to Outback last night. (He's living with me, and my husband is off at the beach with his family.) I was apprehensive about it,...  Read more


Self talk works!
7/9/2014 11:55:18 AM,  0 COMMENTS

This morning self talk worked. I was convincing myself that it would be ok to cancel my workout plans for this morning and I reminded myself that if I...  Read more


Sizzling Summer Challenge Week Four - Goals Recap
7/9/2014 10:49:59 AM,  8 COMMENTS

1. Caloric Range 5/7 days = exceeded my goal! 7/7 days within range...I never thought I would be able to accomplish that, but even with a little sp...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/9/2014 10:34:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. ~ H. G. Wells ...  Read more


I have reached some milestones
7/9/2014 9:09:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Wow I am in such a happy space right now. I am just 5 lbs from my goal weight. I have lost 40 lbs. I am down from a size 14 to a 6! I am now rethink...  Read more


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