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BTS QT3 Summer Camp Goal(s)
7/13/2014 6:48:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

As part of our Beyond The Scale Fit For Fall summer camp Wk#1 activities, I need to blog my goal(s) for the next ten weeks. The past 24 weeks h...  Read more


Goodwill Shopping Haul
6/23/2014 10:35:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday and today are actually my days off so I've been trying to enjoy them. Saturday after work I went to a local goodwill store in an attempt to...  Read more


Kind of like coming home
6/18/2014 9:48:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's been awhile since I've blogged or even kept track of my food or fitness. Which isn't to say that I haven't been trying I just haven't been dil...  Read more


When People Don’t Believe in You, Believe in YOU
6/12/2014 1:25:27 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today, I had to confront my best friend of 17 years about a hurtful comment she made to me. It’s very hurtful when your closest family and friends do...  Read more


Not a runner but I'm going to give it a go...
6/10/2014 7:21:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am going to register for my first 5k!!! I have about 12 weeks to prepare so I went online and found a couch to 5k plan. It looks tough, even running...  Read more


The self image...
6/10/2014 12:37:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Some days I feel, well I just feel large. Especially when I am at work, towards the end of the day and I have been sitting and sitting and sitting. I...  Read more


Weekly Plan - 6/4-10/14
6/6/2014 9:14:23 AM,  10 COMMENTS

....two days later and I'm finally posting my already-late Weekly Plan...HOW did my schedule get so crunched!?!? OK, I’ve already missed to post...  Read more


6/4/2014 12:24:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, I missed to post last week but flogging myself along and here I am for Wk#6. Sticking with my plan to ‘Fake It Til Its Real’….with some suc...  Read more


Keeping the Promise & Loving Yourself
6/3/2014 1:51:56 PM,  9 COMMENTS

January 1, 2014 I made a promise to myself, and so far I've kept it. I did take 1 month off and over indulged, but I got right back on my horse knowin...  Read more


My Weekly Plan: 5/25-31/14
5/25/2014 6:54:27 PM,  10 COMMENTS

For those who’ve read my last blog, nothing has changed about the situation, and likely will not, so I must make my own changes for my own wellbeing....  Read more


Negative Nelly
5/23/2014 12:49:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am trying to be positive but the only thing that I can be positive about is that life is hard. I try and remember and be grateful for all I have. T...  Read more


5/22/2014 2:08:51 PM,  8 COMMENTS

This is my first official PAWSE blog for this 25th BLC round. I’ve written some the last 3 wks but have not posted them for public consumption….which...  Read more


5/10/14 - My Morning Adventure...
5/10/2014 10:49:25 PM,  12 COMMENTS

This morning, DH and I left the house early bound for our nearest Local Motors facility. Once a month, they hold an open house with f...  Read more


5/5/2014 4:00:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

May 5 2014...  Read more


Dolly's 4.29 Exercise Plan
4/29/2014 10:22:57 AM,  8 COMMENTS

105 418 320 105 Warm-up 3 sets 12-15 reps Tuck Jump (will modify); 30 sec rest 3 sets 12-15 reps Push Up; 30 sec rest 3 sets 12-15 re...  Read more


BLC25 TJT - ABCs of ME 8-)
4/24/2014 12:16:43 AM,  15 COMMENTS

As part of the Tenacious Jungle Tiger initial introduction for BLC25, I'm posting here the ABCs of ME.... A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does compet...  Read more


Daily Plan - 4.15.14 - Day 44 of 70....Whaaaat ?!?
4/16/2014 2:32:42 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Hmmpf, I didn't get very far with this, now did I? Two days to be exact. Oh well, let's start again...with yesterday's results. Because, I did...  Read more


Living Life with Purpose
4/15/2014 4:27:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I never thought I would say things like…”I love salads” or “I love working out”…but, I’m saying it! I never thought I could wake up and feel energized...  Read more


Tighten Loose Skin DURING Weight Loss
4/12/2014 4:02:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Skin is the largest organ of the body, and taking care of your skin is just as important as your weight loss. I have been doing a lot of research on h...  Read more


Do What Works for YOU!
4/10/2014 6:08:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I finally found what works for ME! I’m learning that I have to cater my lifestyle changes specifically to my needs, and it varies each day. I’m not go...  Read more


My Daily Plan: 4.10.14 (Day 51 / 70)
4/10/2014 9:31:54 AM,  9 COMMENTS

It’s (not so) funny how life conspires to trip one up as soon as one makes a decision / commitment – especially if one goes public! No sooner did I d...  Read more


Daily Plan: 4.9.14 (Day 50/70)
4/9/2014 9:26:04 AM,  23 COMMENTS

Today is Day 50 of the 70 Day Indigo Spring Challenge and today is the day I turn around this downward slide I've been on and start again climbing the...  Read more


No, I'm not pregnant. I'm just fat but thanks for asking!
4/3/2014 1:06:39 PM,  9 COMMENTS

So I'm currently out of town for work. My schedule has been really hectic but I've been doing pretty good about eating right and making it to the gym....  Read more


3/31/2014 11:10:23 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The results are in Sparkers…21 POUNDS GONE and it took me 1 month of full dedication and consistency! I couldn't be more proud of myself for making th...  Read more


3/20/2014 4:57:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My kid has ataxic CP, she's 10 and still can't ride a bike with training wheels without white knuckling it the entire time! I entered her into a conte...  Read more


Curvacious_10 in PRINT!
3/19/2014 5:37:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

A year ago, I volunteered to take some professional print photos for my company. I had no clue they would be using the pictures ALL around the office....  Read more


3/18/14: What I ate today! :)
3/18/2014 9:41:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Here's an example of what I ate today, and how I've lost 15 pounds so far!!! Breakfast: Banana, 1/4 cup of Blueberries, 100 Calorie Yoplait Greek...  Read more


Eat the D*MN Cookie!
3/18/2014 5:39:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Every now and then, we will be faced with life’s temptations. Your company will have a catered party or potluck, people will offer you delicious, yumm...  Read more


Lifestyle Change
3/17/2014 12:58:58 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It took me baby steps to get to where I am now. I’ve made little changes and stuck to them, and I am reaping the benefits daily. I realize that I have...  Read more


Down 10lbs My First Week!!!
3/3/2014 12:24:19 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Wow, the results are in, I put my mind to it and dedicated myself ONE week of healthy changes and I lost 10 pounds!!! Sure it might be just water weig...  Read more


Feeling blah
2/28/2014 1:24:01 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well let's see for this week I have tracked every day. That is good. I didn't T-tapp three times though. That is not good. I got on the scale this m...  Read more


2/24/2014 2:06:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So let's recap this past week. I did the BWO+ workout of T-tapp twice and I did PBS and OIP one day. I also did OIP/HF two nights and one night of Fa...  Read more


Another long day with a 5k added in
2/22/2014 11:14:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today was another difficult day for me. I woke up and ran in another 5k race which makes the third race so far for me this year. I also managed to loo...  Read more


Valentine's Day for Singles... Rant
2/14/2014 10:31:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was a really long day. I'm sure you all know that it was Valentine's day today. Work was busy but okay. I had a good day for the most part. Righ...  Read more


I am in it to WIN IT!!!!
2/14/2014 12:25:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am so happy that I bought the Spark Activity Tracker!!!! I guess I am the type of person who enjoys see the numbers rack up from the tracker being...  Read more


Swam today
2/10/2014 8:37:04 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So did 30 laps today. I swim ten laps at a time with about 5 mins break in between. That exercise had me mellow all day. I was supposed to do 30 DS t...  Read more


30 Day Shred - Day 11 (23 Days)
2/9/2014 10:25:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hey did do it again today! My butt and back ached from level 2 so instead of taking time off I went back to level 1. I also managed to inveigle hubby...  Read more


2/9/2014 7:10:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My husband and I have made plans to go on a mini vacation to Jamaica in June and I am really feeling pressure to lose weight before then. he more I t...  Read more


30 Day Shred - Day 10 (22 days) Started Level2
2/8/2014 10:47:27 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So its Saturday and I totally fell off the wagon this week! I have no idea why. Actually when I told my husband I missed four days he is like are yo...  Read more


Today's Small Celebration 2/8/14
2/8/2014 8:38:24 AM,  19 COMMENTS

I weighed in today for one of my Spark teams and I've reached a new low weight 345 ....this is my 2nd time in 3 wks touching 213 lbs - hoping this...  Read more


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