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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


Sweet Mother of all that is holy and sacred...I made it home!
6/9/2014 4:32:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I started my 5k in 5 weeks walking program. As I walked out the door, I was full of vigor and inspiration. Before I go any further, let me expl...  Read more


6/2/2014 9:00:50 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Moving more and eating healthy....  Read more


40 yr old metabolism needs to take a hike!
5/31/2014 1:49:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

3 weeks ago, I started counting calories and exercising 4 or more times a week. The first week I lost 5 pounds. I had grand expectations that I would,...  Read more


How to keep going when you just want to give up
5/17/2014 6:08:08 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I feel at a weightless limbo right now...nothing seems to be working this time around for me and I feel as if all my efforts have been all for nothing...  Read more


5 for 5
5/9/2014 11:18:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Was active every weekday this week. Got a 70 minute walk this morning before work. Made it back just as it got a little wetter... The weeke...  Read more


Another good start
5/8/2014 11:51:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Swung my kettlebells for the first time since March, I think. Hurrah! Onward!...  Read more


And another day
5/7/2014 11:53:15 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Walked 70 minutes this morning before work. Liking the morning exercise, for sure. Glorious weather is helping. 67...  Read more


Daily activity
5/6/2014 1:44:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

got out for a walk with a friend last night for an hour and this morning before work for half an hour good good good...  Read more


Two months later - summer roll season
5/4/2014 10:14:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been good with art, and bad with my health n' fitness, the last few weeks. Time to get my butt moving, on the regular. Have had a...  Read more


Going under the knife, Again
4/30/2014 3:24:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Back in 2009, I had a major foot surgery. Other than an occasional pain here or there, that foot is good. I just left my doctors office and am lookin...  Read more


Do a mile a day in May!
4/29/2014 12:12:50 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Can I do "a mile a day in May?" I am going to try!...  Read more


Taking A Step Forward
4/21/2014 9:47:19 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Here I am. The day after Easter 2014. It was a cold, snowy, harsh and depressing winter and I had no motivation to do anything. Now there is candy...  Read more


Positive affirmations for the day
4/11/2014 11:28:48 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The cycle of ups and downs are really affected when trying to find that one balance...I really think that one can truly fail when doing somethi...  Read more


Motivation Thursday
4/10/2014 9:47:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Being almost the weekend doesn't mean it's filled with days where I'm just lounging around doing nothing...This is just what I need for a much needed...  Read more


Inspiration for my Tuesday
4/8/2014 11:14:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Inspiration to get me through my Tuesday, I share it so that it can inspire others who may need a quick boost to get through their day as well....  Read more


Words to live by...
4/6/2014 11:21:13 AM,  7 COMMENTS

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New Day
4/1/2014 9:08:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I am sick of doing well, losing weight then derailing and gaining it all back. I just got back from vacation where I overate for a week and I'm ready...  Read more


Sunday Inspiration
3/16/2014 1:37:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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Times, they are a-changing
3/13/2014 7:13:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Big changes are on the horizon. I'm getting married next month…looking forward to getting out of town for our destination wedding. And in a twist of...  Read more


BTS-Beyond The Scale - Qt2
3/13/2014 4:17:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Registration has begun for the second round of BTS, a 10 week, interactive, team based challenge. Our teams provide a forum for accountability, encou...  Read more


No such thing as spare time
3/4/2014 11:05:25 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Trying to make sure I do good creative work and also still get my exercise daily. Sometimes it seems like I don't have enough time for both - but...  Read more


new week, newish month
3/3/2014 12:46:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

March has been an active month so far - I went cross-country skiing for the first time in decades on Saturday, and ignored my sore bits the next...  Read more


Living with...
3/2/2014 10:17:34 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Couldn't quite figure out how to complete the title. Spark, food, pain, life... It all counts. Any of the above fits. My journey began motivated...  Read more


Great Days
2/28/2014 11:58:28 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Trying to have a great day can be so challenging at times with things that we are faced with in our daily lives it can even seem impossible. I find t...  Read more


all better
2/26/2014 5:21:06 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My illness left me slothful, but I've decided to give myself a kick in the pants to get back to being more active. I have been active with some c...  Read more


motivation or determination
2/26/2014 1:45:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been browsing SP success stories, seeking that little push, ray of hope, spark to get my engine revving (yet again) So I came across many ama...  Read more


another year , another shot at getting to my goal
2/21/2014 12:42:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a while I'v been off SP. Lot has changed , moving (back to my hometown) new job, new school for kids, oldest one leaving the nest ( for u...  Read more


And a bit better again
2/20/2014 5:42:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Much less congested and sore today, and went for a walk (by way of accomplishing an errand) in the suddenly warm air. So, hurrah for all that! ...  Read more


I just kept going
2/20/2014 7:48:23 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I was so proud of myself Tuesday. While I have been running intervals for a hour a few times a weeks since the middle of January and getting just unde...  Read more


Bit better
2/19/2014 8:34:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Ready to return to some activity. There's fresh snow i should take a swipe at, so i can get a little fresh air with my functional fitness. 211...  Read more


The start of a new week
2/17/2014 12:03:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The start to a new week always leaves me with a great feeling of starting over and feeling brand new again. My goal today is to push through to achei...  Read more


Bump in the road
2/17/2014 7:11:43 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Started feeling ill on Friday and now have a cold that made the weekend not-so-marvelous. Still sick this morning, but in a good mood. I had a ha...  Read more


Love, Life and the Pursuit of fitness....
2/17/2014 12:24:16 AM,  6 COMMENTS

As I have seen my life pass by me within the past decade alot of change has gone on. My kids are growing up and I"m experiencing lifes victories ...m...  Read more


Food accountablity...
2/14/2014 2:17:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I am going to try something a little different. I am going to start a photo food journal. I will take a picture of every meal and every snack each day...  Read more


and more progress
2/14/2014 10:11:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, Friday is my official weigh-in day and I'm happy to report a sudden drop on the scale gives me a loss for this week of 2.4 pounds. It's been...  Read more


This week has me frustrated
2/12/2014 8:09:50 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I know it's hormonal, it happens every month. But that doesn't change the fact that I have had two days of a nonstop food orgy. I feel so miserable an...  Read more


2/11/2014 11:13:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Was rather excited this morning. I'm at that stage of getting in shape where I've begun to start seeing some changes. Weight lifting tends to del...  Read more


A much needed day of relaxation
2/9/2014 8:36:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Started yesterday off with my first 5K of 2014, and I wasn't even worried about my time. I neglected my running for quite some time and now just tryin...  Read more


What a great day!!!
2/7/2014 10:06:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday started off with an awesome workout at the Y. 30 minutes of upper and lower body strength training. 40 minutes of intervals on the TM (3.03...  Read more


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