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Day 112: Happy Earth Day to Everyone!!!
4/22/2014 11:00:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

"Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work." (Bette Davis) Here are some things I found that you can do to help Mother Earth ou...  Read more


Challenge for Wednesday
4/22/2014 6:40:01 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Is there anyone else out there who walks for exercise? I believe there IS 311. It's great exercise and you don't need a fancy health club to get you...  Read more


Nutrition- In My Experience
4/22/2014 5:47:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I wrote this for CrossFit Banshee's April Newsletter, you can find the post here . Thinking on the very gen...  Read more


A reflection on the beginning of my journey and a different new beginning
4/22/2014 5:42:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

In late 2009 much was brewing within me that sparked the beginning of a significant change. I am a strong believer that change is a good thing but not...  Read more


Back for today... One day at a time.
4/22/2014 5:32:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am going to hit SparkPeople with three (3!) blogs right in a row. Get ready for the deluge ;-) As one may see I haven't been active on the site for...  Read more


I can never come up with titles LOL
4/22/2014 5:04:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It really seems like once I get on my weight loss and healthy me journey something's like my life's GPS suddenly freaks out and has me go...  Read more


Day 111: Just Some Things
4/21/2014 11:51:56 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"Everything is just as it needs to be. And if we would forgive, our minds and hearts would open and we could see another possibility." (Iyanla Vanzant...  Read more


Quick pic update
4/21/2014 7:56:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

April 21, 2014 174.8 pounds Please ignore the dirty mirror. My kids were messing around with it right before I took the picture. 246...  Read more


Day 110: Happy Easter Everyone!!!
4/20/2014 7:15:30 PM,  8 COMMENTS

"Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless." (Charles M. Crowe) Knock, knock Who's there? Some...  Read more


Day 109: Have a Good Easter
4/19/2014 9:35:42 PM,  9 COMMENTS

"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,...  Read more


Day 108: Make Those Changes
4/18/2014 9:18:08 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"Try seeing your world and yourself this way, eyes open to whatever is before you, mind free of dichotomies. Are you good or bad, fragile or tough, wi...  Read more


My Worries are Almost Over
4/18/2014 6:46:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a financial problem and started over exercising to relieve stress but it wasn't working now I will probably be able to wipe my brow. Monday and...  Read more


Friday Hike Pics!
4/18/2014 10:14:47 AM,  5 COMMENTS

10+ Miles! 1000+ feet of Elevation gain! Topped out at 7915 feet! Saw a rattle snake for the 1st time ever! Couldn't (didn't want to) get clos...  Read more


Day 107: Letís Chat
4/17/2014 10:48:18 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do."...  Read more


Better today.
4/17/2014 11:31:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Feeling a bit better today. I got outside and did some yard work yesterday. Still have a lot to do out there to make it look nice. Having the ba...  Read more


Day 53
4/17/2014 9:52:41 AM,  0 COMMENTS

April 17, 2014: A few years later, but not a few pounds lighter. I'm on the "lifestyle change" kick again. I've lost about 15 pounds in 2 months....  Read more


Life is what happens when you're making other plans!
4/17/2014 9:03:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The last 5 months have been crazy. After exercising, eating well, and keeping my blood sugar under control, I caught one of those bugs that were going...  Read more


Day 106: Prepare Yourself
4/16/2014 10:40:59 PM,  10 COMMENTS

"Put blinders on to those things that conspire to hold you back, especially the ones in your own head." (Meryl Streep) Finally I was able...  Read more


Thank you!
4/16/2014 2:32:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I posted this on the message boards this morning, but if wanted it here too so I can easily be reminded how amazingly wonderful everyone here is. 41...  Read more


HUGE NSV!! Kids don't lie:)
4/16/2014 1:31:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just a quick hello friends to share my HUGE NSV (huge to me anyway) My brutaly honest (9 yr old) son said and I quote "Dang mom you are getting skinni...  Read more


4/16/2014 11:38:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

It's been a couple of really busy days. Working from 7am - 10pm doesn't leave much time for logging or blogging. I did however manage to stick to...  Read more


Day 105: Losing Your Spark
4/15/2014 9:58:59 PM,  10 COMMENTS

"I believe that for every why, There must somewhere be a why not." (Ashleigh Brilliant) There are days that I find myself just staring at t...  Read more


My Weight Loss Journey So Far
4/15/2014 9:12:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

What I Have Discovered 1. Sweating is not a bad thing. 2. I am competitive. 3. I love trophies, spark goodies, my spark tracker. ...  Read more


Day 104: Cleaning Things Out
4/14/2014 11:46:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

"Until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed into the future." (Iyanla Vanzant) All that snow that was falling yeste...  Read more


2014 and beyond
4/14/2014 5:16:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's funny as I go back and read what my intentions were ... even though I was SO motivated at the time I wrote them, I never did anything with it. D...  Read more


Thank you, my friend FRESHBEGINNINGS, for your courage and insight
4/14/2014 3:20:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The following is NOT my blog. I, in no way, am responsible for the gifted artistry and well-scribed reminder that our VALUE is not tied to the shape...  Read more


Day 1 of Passion Play 2014
4/14/2014 1:13:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Tonight we had our first performance of the Passion Play - He's Alive. Not a big crowd due to the weather -- snow and cold and icy roads -- but had q...  Read more


Day 103: Just Snowing
4/13/2014 10:18:10 PM,  9 COMMENTS

"It's a simple change one thing, and suddenly you've changed everything." (Rebecca Onie, founder of Project Health) Today I...  Read more


April Measurements/ Reflections
4/13/2014 9:52:11 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Stomach- 45' Down 1 , down 3 total Waist-38 1/2' down 0, down 2 1/2 total Chest- 43' Down 1, down 2 total Rib Cage- 38' down 0 down 2 total...  Read more


Mother Nature strikes again
4/13/2014 1:15:57 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Yesterday (Saturday) was hazy and in the 70s. I fertilized the lawn and some of my next door neighbor's lawn. (They just moved in from an apartment...  Read more


Happy Sunday!
4/13/2014 12:56:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Lot's of work yesterday, and more to come. Work is a good thing, but I need time to work out and relax! It's snowing again... lol it was 70 deg. y...  Read more


Day 102: Still Sick
4/13/2014 12:50:10 AM,  8 COMMENTS

"There's something in everybody that longs for that awakening to be more true to yourself." (Eckhart Tolle) Well, the beautiful sunny weath...  Read more


2 miles
4/12/2014 11:51:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

198 I walked 2 miles today and I am proud of myself....  Read more


Day 101: The Power of Lemons
4/11/2014 9:48:51 PM,  13 COMMENTS

"You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough. Believe it and stop letting insecurity run your life." (Thema Davis) Iím sti...  Read more


4/11/2014 7:17:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went for a 20-mile bike ride today. We had incredible weather for being outside! It felt so good to get back on the bike and rack up some mileage....  Read more


Friday Friday!
4/11/2014 2:58:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today is a good day! I get to teach karate to elementary school gym classes all day. Then take a 2 hour class for myself! Tomorrow is full of...  Read more


Day 100: So Sleepy
4/10/2014 11:20:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." (Lucille Ball) ...  Read more


Exercise and food
4/10/2014 6:25:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I need to focus on exercise....  Read more


Spring 5% challenge - week 1 - thursday
4/10/2014 1:05:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

ok, so week 1 is heading toward a close... oy. I'm not feeling super confident and have a couple challenges coming up throught the end of the we...  Read more


Here comes another weekend
4/10/2014 11:01:22 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Another busy weekend coming. This one filled with work rather than work outs. Need to stay on track calories in vs. out...  Read more


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