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Ripple effect...
7/19/2014 4:14:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We went to dinner last night and a few of us at the table are trying to get on a healthier course in our lives. One of us had lost over 80 pounds qui...  Read more


7/19/2014 3:17:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Thinking back on last night today I was wondering why I left so late for my run last night. I was staring at a computer screen for over an hour tryin...  Read more


Feeling Healthy
7/19/2014 2:57:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a bit of a disappointment. I'm well into my third week of on target eating and exercising. I'm feeling healthy and enjoying the mental...  Read more


it doesn't matter
7/19/2014 1:07:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am within what is considered a "healthy bmi" at 5 feet, 8 inches and weighing 153lbs. I was told last night that I am getting too skinny. it does...  Read more


7/19/2014 11:56:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Crap! 178.0...  Read more


7/18/14 - Bedtime
7/18/2014 11:58:00 PM,  5 COMMENTS

On Saturday mornings, I tend to wake up too early, turn over, and fall back to sleep. This would be fine IF I didn't have my TRX class at 9:10. Rath...  Read more


7/18/2014 10:31:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's crazy how I'm racking up weekly mileage. It wasn't that long ago that I broke the 30 mile mark, shortly after that 40, and looks like tomorrow I...  Read more


TGIF it's all good
7/18/2014 9:54:34 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I was planning on circuit training class at lunch, but it was cancelled. Boo! I walked the track a bit instead. Well, it's ok, my booty is still sore...  Read more


A slow day
7/18/2014 9:21:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today has been a slow day. Dad went to the reversely dinner. I was kind of tired and didn't feel like going. There are other reasons why I didn't go b...  Read more


Happy Friday,you deserve it.
7/18/2014 2:40:32 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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Couch to 5k Week 3 Day 3 and the "Boys"
7/18/2014 2:37:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We have 2 very cute dogs. That is how they get you. If they were not cute, people would not have them, because they are a ton of work, they smell, t...  Read more


Last day of my vacation
7/18/2014 12:48:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I had such high hopes for my vacation, riding the bike trails, cleaning the house, going through the clutter and getting rid of the things we don't us...  Read more


Friday Funny!!
7/18/2014 10:17:27 AM,  10 COMMENTS

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For the Times, They are a changin
7/18/2014 9:30:05 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkland! YAY FRIDAY! It's been a very busy on call week but I've muddled through without the stress eating thanks to my yoga DVD. My hips...  Read more


What I learned from stumbling - Weigh in #3
7/18/2014 2:40:05 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm writing this post at 1 AM because I can't sleep. After a day filled with apple pie, to much diet soda and coffee, too many carbs and too muc...  Read more


Day 5 of 100
7/18/2014 12:45:52 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I was totally exhausted and unmotivated today but there was no physical reason why I couldn't exercise today. So, I sucked it up and did it! I complet...  Read more


Thursday's Over
7/17/2014 11:56:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Alright so today was terrible for me, mood wise...until I got home and went for my mile walk and did a bit of jogging! I am sore but I feel like it w...  Read more


7/17/14 - Bedtime
7/17/2014 10:51:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It was another beautiful day in Chicago!!! Gosh darn - I never get tired of typing nice things about the weather. I worked hard at the gym, and...  Read more


I'm so ready for bed
7/17/2014 10:36:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am so ready for bed. But I want to do a few more things before I do. Dad is in bed already. We had a somewhat of a long day. Got to spend a few...  Read more


At the lake..
7/17/2014 1:06:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've not been on for the last week because I've been on vacation at my family's lake cottage. I took my bike, but the weather was not great...rain...  Read more


FitRPG: Gamifying Fitbit Review
7/17/2014 10:20:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

FitRPG (Role Playing Game) is a fun free app! It turns your accomplishments on the Fitbit into a game. I can improve my character, BlueYork, a Dream W...  Read more


You know what to do
7/17/2014 10:02:29 AM,  8 COMMENTS

So I have been back on the straight for 3 days now. I did not wake up for any dance classes this week. I have been eating much better tho. I have not...  Read more


Thursday, July 17th
7/17/2014 10:01:17 AM,  10 COMMENTS

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7/17/2014 10:01:03 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So moment of truth yesterday about my lack of tracking my meals and staying on a healthy eating path... I gained 3 lbs!! In one week, I undid all th...  Read more


Hump Day!
7/16/2014 11:49:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS was better than yesterday, but only slightly. I did get my food tracked, I did get my walk in. So those are consistent at least this we...  Read more


Workout Wednesday
7/16/2014 11:28:32 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I meet with my personal trainer on Wednesdays and workout at the gym on my own on the weekends. The rest of the week I workout at home. My trainer is...  Read more


7/16/14 - Bedtime
7/16/2014 10:31:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Quasi-polar vortex or not, it was simply a glorious day to be alive. Bonus points - since it was a bit cool this evening, I was able to put on a...  Read more


In Minnesota
7/16/2014 9:22:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My dad and I are in Minnesota in our room. We ended up eating what I fixed for lunch for supper instead. The weather was wonderful. Slept off and on t...  Read more


What the heck is a Burn Baby Burn Challenge Trophy?
7/16/2014 7:52:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Because I won one today...I don't even remember signing up for such a challenge! Today was a day of lost and found. Lulu and I went out for...  Read more


From The Start
7/16/2014 5:52:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have struggled with my weight for a long time now. Last October I finally decided I was ready to conquer it. I bought a Body Media Core arm band and...  Read more


Setting a good example for my kids
7/16/2014 2:44:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

"Do you want the last burger?" DS22 asked. "No, I'm going to bring it for lunch tomorrow. They were great burgers your brother made. This makes the...  Read more


Couch to 5K Week 3 Day 2
7/16/2014 7:39:06 AM,  4 COMMENTS

We know people who whine about cold weather running on FB. Turns out, I LOVE cold weather running. I'm very content out there at 50 degrees and I th...  Read more


Wednesday, July 16th
7/16/2014 6:24:54 AM,  17 COMMENTS

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Terrible Tuesday
7/16/2014 12:05:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Ironically, today was the best day calorie-wise I've had in the last 3 days. I also got a walk in. That being said...the day went wrong from start t...  Read more


7/15/14 - Bedtime
7/15/2014 11:06:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I didn't eat any junk today, and that's making me very happy. That was a hard one to type, because associating a mood with food has gotten me to wher...  Read more


No rest for me today
7/15/2014 9:59:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been busy off and on all day long. Got the new water heater in. That's perfect because I got a really nice hot shower for the first time in weeks. Got...  Read more


I got another cortisone shot
7/15/2014 7:46:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I guess the huge needle is cringe worthy, but doesn't hurt a bit to get a cortisone shot in the knee, and I feel relief immediately. Numbing has worn...  Read more


82 Days + Engagement Photos
7/15/2014 2:53:02 PM,  16 COMMENTS

I got my engagement photos back yesterday. They look great. I still think I look a little lumpy in some, but I'm not going to post those. I've...  Read more


Couch to 5k Week 3 Day 1 - updating a day late.
7/15/2014 1:16:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We got out to tackle Day 1 of week 3 yesterday, but I didn't post about it. I could lie and say I forgot or was busy... but the reality is that...  Read more


The Plateau
7/15/2014 11:32:47 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It's happened. I am in the "Dreaded Plateau". With only 1 pound lost in the last month, I think it's fair to say that I'm there. I would t...  Read more


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