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New Challenge : Woo Hoo !!!!
4/17/2013 8:05:46 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Coincidentally, today's Spark Coach lesson was about changing up my workout routine. And on Monday I started Boxing ! Wow! What a rush. I've started...  Read more


Too Good To Be True
4/10/2013 12:55:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So, went out for another run last night (it's almost August-humid, my favorite) after work. Ran the bricks, hopped the sidewalks, jumped the curbs an...  Read more


So far, so good. Hold steady...
4/9/2013 1:12:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Over the past couple of weeks (would have been sooner had the ^#^&#($@! weather cooperated) I've been making plans to start running again. In cas...  Read more


Focusing on Health
4/4/2013 1:58:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

And I'm back with this new season. Life continues to be challenging. In the last 8 months since I last posted, my son has joined the milita...  Read more


Totally Missed It.
4/3/2013 12:50:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It occurred to me today that I've passed ten years since I decided to make a change for the better and get fit. I re-joined Victory Fitness on Ma...  Read more


4/3/2013 9:42:42 AM,  25 COMMENTS

I'll be closing my Sparks account soon. I got some not so good news from the doctor on my stomach condition which I won't go into. I wanted to t...  Read more


Short and Sweet, or Quick and Dirty?
4/2/2013 12:58:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hello, everybody! I've been following SP feeds and blogs when I can - about once a week. Even if I'm not posting, I'm still checking out the fri...  Read more


Wow..That MADE My Night!
3/28/2013 11:13:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My night was absolutely MADE by two random strangers. We went to my oldest son's school fair tonight. 2 cute little 15-16 year old little girls came u...  Read more


3/27/2013 9:33:06 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Still no change in my condition. Took another round of Prednisone, finished 28 day elimination diet but not any better. No allergies to food. Highly s...  Read more


I'm not sure about this site...
3/25/2013 10:43:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Here I am, back again. I'd stopped using this site, and was just trying to make healthy decisions. I was doing well for a while. The past two weeks, h...  Read more


Family Finally On Board
3/23/2013 8:52:41 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It has taken me a long time, but I have finally started to get through to my family. Mostly my hubby. My oldest son has always been receptive to eatin...  Read more


Breakn a digit
3/22/2013 12:17:53 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Okay so I've finally broken a digit that I havent hit in 3 years......I have been going to the gym 4 days a week since january 1 and eating on program...  Read more


It's Been A Year!!!??
3/20/2013 12:43:43 PM,  4 COMMENTS

WOW! 1 year ago today, I made a decision to attempt going vegan and start working out again. It has been an amazing year of transformation and self di...  Read more


3/19/2013 1:58:00 PM,  6 COMMENTS

OK, finished the elimination diet in hopes that was the cause of the inflammation. However, nothing seemed to be a problem. it appears I pretty much h...  Read more


A New Approach
3/17/2013 10:05:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am 24 years old. I teach English Learners in a MN high school. This is my first year of teaching and I spend about 65 hours at school each week....  Read more


3/17/2013 9:30:10 AM,  14 COMMENTS

For those who have been following my health care journey, I had new blood work and still pretty much sucks. Inflammation still high....eosinophils st...  Read more


My Journey - Day 2
3/1/2013 2:53:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I'm still trying to get the hang of SparkPeople, but so far this seems like a great motivating tool for me. It always seem to help me to see my...  Read more


Event Recap: Big Ride for YMCA
2/28/2013 12:44:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As you all may know, I work for the YMCA as a group fitness instructor. What I love about the Y is that it is an across-the-board organization and wh...  Read more


My excellent doctor report
2/27/2013 8:47:13 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Okay fellow diabetics Type 1 just got back from the doctors office....A1c 7,2 YAY the lowest in 27 years I feel marvelous,,,,my doc was so excited he...  Read more


2/27/2013 8:06:08 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I wanted to take a minute to thank ALL of you that have commented on and been concerned about my health issue. I can't answer each one individually bu...  Read more


8 Year Difference
2/23/2013 3:24:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

HOLY...HELL. First photo is a month after I had my oldest son, Duncan. I had so many complications and gained 90lbs! I am thinner now then I was befor...  Read more


Welp, That's That!
2/22/2013 12:32:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

213 Hi all. All things being equal (ha), it's been a decent couple of weeks. The good: Trip to Cleveland was wonderful, concert great...  Read more


Tripping Myself Up (and getting back up again !)
2/20/2013 4:13:10 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday was an interesting day. It was a day I started noticing how hard I was being on myself. I've read the Spark Motivational Pages, the articles...  Read more


Negative Self-Talk
2/19/2013 11:21:00 AM,  0 COMMENTS

OK. Well, I've read the articles, formed some nice motivating sentences in my head, explored how I beat myself up, recognized it and reframed those th...  Read more


Diet Sabotage
2/18/2013 6:18:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am fortunate in that I do not live close to anyone who may sabotage my healthy eating habits. My partner does have a box of crackers on the counter...  Read more


2/14/2013 11:42:40 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I went to the doctor and now he wants to put me on Reglan to try to get my stomach emptied more quickly in hopes that will bring down inflammation. I...  Read more


Stepped on the scale this morning...such BS
2/13/2013 11:58:48 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So I should have known better than to step on the scale weekly. My weight fluctuates a few pounds every day. I only had ONE day really having a chea...  Read more


Yesterday was a hard day to make the right decisions
2/10/2013 6:48:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It started out by waking up at 2:00am and heading out on the road. My husband and I were driving up the florida panhandle to visit his brother in pri...  Read more


Bloggy mc bloggerton: Still ill
2/10/2013 10:16:05 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So I'm writing because I feel blah. Had some sort of food poisoning Tuesday - Wednesday. Felt better Thursday but then got worse Friday (or else som...  Read more


Please Share This!
2/8/2013 9:37:24 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been seeing a lot of posts on Facebook like this and It really made me want to make one for my Dad. I've been trying to help him find his birth f...  Read more


lose weight or get pregnant
2/7/2013 9:23:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I just began my weight loss journey a week ago and my husband is deploying in two weeks. For the past two years we've tried to get pregnant and each...  Read more


Is It Friday Yet? No? :P
2/7/2013 12:21:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This feels like the longest. week. EVAR. I've been busy, of course, but this is one of those times where busy doesn' t make the time pass. Too b...  Read more


First week - 3 lbs down
2/6/2013 10:00:56 AM,  6 COMMENTS

This first week was spent making better food decisions. I watched my portions without going off the deep end, I avoided starchy carbs though I did ha...  Read more


Workout Excuses
2/5/2013 3:22:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My favorites right now : I'm cold and tired... Well I can be cold and tired at the gym, too. And warmer and less tired when I'm finished ! I...  Read more


Some things I look forward to
2/3/2013 5:50:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I look forward to the day when I can take a picture of myself and NOT automatically check to see if I tilted my head just right to avoid a double chin...  Read more


Restaurant Nightmare
2/3/2013 11:01:03 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Day two end was approaching. My husband gets a call from our friends asking us out to dinner. I could not say no, afterall, my husband is deploying...  Read more


Day One
2/2/2013 7:39:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So one day conquered and a lifetime left to go. The day went by without incident and surprisingly I wasn't hungry eating just a third of my usual con...  Read more


Finally February!
2/1/2013 12:30:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Whew, January was a hard month for me. Or, not really for me, but for other folks - which causes me MUCH more worry/anxiety/stress than I would f...  Read more


2/1/2013 9:30:14 AM,  18 COMMENTS

WOW!.....I'm not sure if I feel worse from the prednisone or the high blood sugar it produces..........  Read more


It's not all about the NUMBER
1/30/2013 11:17:26 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Though I'm slightly disappointed in my 0.2 lb gain this week I am thrilled by the changes in my body that I see when I look in the mirror. I used to b...  Read more


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