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Working on "forgiveness" of myself and others.
7/7/2014 2:19:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am jumping to day 6 of my Everyday Happy book. It says to "practice forgiveness" and to "think" 'I forgive them' or I forgive myself to keep the "fo...  Read more


Day 1 of Everyday Happy Book.
7/6/2014 11:26:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So I am rereading parts of the Everyday Happy book by Jenny Hare. It says to be "active and pro active." Some suggestions were to go visit a friend,...  Read more


Summer Scavenger Hunt
6/23/2014 11:32:59 PM,  13 COMMENTS

One of the teams I am on decided to have a scavenger hunt. There were 25 items we needed to find over the weekend and following are the items I found...  Read more


New Workout Playlist
6/11/2014 10:32:16 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, it's been a long time since I blogged! Anyway, I have been listening to my fave Christian music, and I came up with the idea of counting beats f...  Read more


6/4/2014 5:57:17 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Where does the time go? I can't believe how fast time seems to slip by these days. Before I know it, it's June 4. I'm still trying to figure out wh...  Read more


5/31/2014 11:20:04 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Back to Sparking, but only one-handed. I'm in a right shoulder immobilized and a long leg cast. Walking Pita, he gat dive-bombed by a bird. Guess we w...  Read more


A Light At the End of the Tunnel?
5/5/2014 10:04:59 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Maybe. I'm afraid to celebrate, but I am cautiously optimistic. My BLC24 teammates knew the heights and the depths last round of thinking that 11 year...  Read more


And today we stomped about in the woods with compasses and maps...
5/4/2014 10:37:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It was a fun day, but very tiring. We logged nearly 5 miles in the woods trying to find compass points. It was basically Army orienteering. But my k...  Read more


APFT done!
5/3/2014 1:23:54 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am excited that I got through my APFT with ease. My score was a little better than last month's diagnostic, on which I did have passing scores. I...  Read more


Feeling jazzed!
4/29/2014 1:22:17 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I went home last night from work feeling wiped out. So I took a nap and had a super healthy dinner and then went for a 5.5 mile run walk. Inst...  Read more


It's funny, but ...
4/28/2014 4:01:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Getting back to sparking and blogging is really helping my outlook on everything. I also have my other half, whose name is ARAVINE here on SP, with m...  Read more


Moving it along!
4/28/2014 12:08:42 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have now lost 3.4# of the original 18.2 that I want to lose total. I'm counting from the 160.2 that I restarted at. That is 18.7% of the tot...  Read more


Still Waiting For Marshall....
4/22/2014 11:08:20 AM,  9 COMMENTS

It's definitely past time to catch up my SparkFriends. I wrote some of this on my Sunset Stingays chat thread, but not much. And the rest of you are t...  Read more


Committing myself!
4/16/2014 9:01:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Sometimes you just to have to just pull the trigger and say, "I'm going to do this." So today, instead of saying "I plan to run a 10k by September".....  Read more


Tuesday. More emotional I&D. Remembering Boston.
4/15/2014 12:16:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

IIRC, blogging really helped me lose the weight in 2008. So after yesterday's blogging the story, today will be focused on goals. I know that I...  Read more


Finding bottom and climbing out...
4/14/2014 1:49:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I moved up to the Pacific NW with a great job, or at least what I *thought* was a great job. The work itself really wasn't that hard, but littl...  Read more


Growing Our Family!
4/8/2014 7:16:27 PM,  14 COMMENTS

What a crazy, crazy week this has been! Some of what's gone on, I've shared with my BLC Sunset Stingrays team. The biggest thing of all, though, is wh...  Read more


Wild Weather!
4/2/2014 2:10:04 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Two days of severe thunderstorms expected here in Mid-MO. This morning, I got caught in it. We'll see what tomorrow brings! For those of you who...  Read more


There's WHAT In My Tea?
3/31/2014 11:44:36 AM,  8 COMMENTS
really-in-your-tea/ This morning I read a reference to pesticides in commercial teas, which are la...  Read more


Feeling good
3/24/2014 11:05:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Things are going really well. I am down 5 lbs already and my hubby is down 10 lbs. I am so proud of us. We are actually doing this, and doing it well...  Read more


I beat 35 lbs and then some!!!
3/22/2014 10:21:51 AM,  12 COMMENTS

HAPPY SPRING everyone!!! Today was my weigh day and my goal was to have lost a total of 35 lbs... I was so close last week! Today, I met it and...  Read more


3/21/2014 2:54:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

On my second week of couch to 5k program. I usually start it on the treadmill, but my trainer said if I am looking to actually train in a 5k I should...  Read more


Late Night Eating
3/20/2014 12:21:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So, something that I realized this week is that I do really good through out the day when it comes to eating. When it comes to dinner time I just feel...  Read more


Slow to come back
3/17/2014 11:28:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have had a really hard time trying to get back on track for eating right and exercising. My huge benefit now is that I have my husband along side me...  Read more


3/15/14 - Weigh Day!
3/15/2014 10:53:33 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Here I am, 2 months and 2 weeks in... and today was weigh day! I lost 1.8 lbs this week for a total of 34.8 lbs! So close to 35 lbs! I am STIL...  Read more


Coping Better...And Some Good News
3/8/2014 9:39:53 AM,  11 COMMENTS

2 Timothy 1:7 King James Version (KJV) 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. My ori...  Read more


Every Week Now! I Must! LOL
3/8/2014 4:00:51 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I was weighing on the 1st and 15th of every month, but I think every week sounds good now. It's been 2 months and 1 week and I'm STILL motivated and...  Read more


Please Help! Seriously, I'm Falling Apart Inside!
3/5/2014 12:29:37 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I'm scared, and I've hardly been able to see through my tears since Monday. Many of you know that my 13-year-old grandson Jakob is a micro-preemie sur...  Read more


3/3/2014 8:55:01 PM,  0 COMMENTS

After months at a plateau, I was pleasantly surprised to see the scale finally read almost two pounds lighter this morning. Here's hoping it wasn't ju...  Read more


March 1, 2014 - Weigh Day
3/1/2014 8:47:05 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I made it the entire 2 weeks without stepping on the scale. I have to say that is MUCH harder than any temptations of food I could have. Ha! But, t...  Read more


Getting a REAL HUG!!
2/21/2014 10:25:46 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Yesterday, my husband gave me a hug and then said he could really tell I had lost weight. But, I brushed it off as him just being nice. I have a har...  Read more


I'm loving the ellipticals
2/21/2014 5:25:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I know this is a very random post, but I just have to say how much I love elliptical machines at the gym. I have knee problems and they are really gen...  Read more


elliptical lover
2/20/2014 6:48:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I absolutely love the elliptical! I can remember when I could barely do 5 minutes. I can go about 30 min now before I really start getting worn out to...  Read more


cruel world
2/19/2014 8:32:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I remember the call that I got in the middle of the night. My brother had been stabbed multiple times and was being life flighted to Univ MO Columbia....  Read more


Diet bet disaster
2/18/2014 5:33:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I signed up for a diet bet... My first one. I needed to lose 11.6 lb in one month to win. I have lost 6.8. I still have a week left, and I feel really...  Read more


Feeling Guilty... :-(
2/18/2014 2:00:03 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm just over 6 weeks into my new life and am STILL feeling on top of the world! I'm STILL having great energy, I'm STILL losing weight, my blood sug...  Read more


Mini goals
2/17/2014 6:00:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I wear a fitbit. Every day. Faithfully. Yesterday I got my 20,000 step in one day badge. I was so excited! So today my mini goal was to spend at...  Read more


Trying to deal with grief in a health way.
2/16/2014 12:57:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been dieting off an on for over 7 years. Starting at 365lb. I'm 284 now, but feel it's time to get serious. My brother died in November,...  Read more


My Weigh In! 2/15/14
2/15/2014 11:46:43 AM,  13 COMMENTS

As of this morning, I have lost just over 25 lbs!!! Of course, this is the weight with the asterisk by it due to the new scales, but I feel pretty co...  Read more


Help! They Have Fallen and They Won't Stay Up!!
2/13/2014 11:39:49 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Before your minds start to wander too far, I will start off by saying that my pajamas have always been loose fitting and comfortable. The bottoms are...  Read more


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