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1/16/2014 10:47:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I surprised myself today when I ran three miles. 30+ minutes of running. It's especially hard for me to run because I can't focus on any of the crap...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Dinner for One
12/27/2013 8:09:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

For some reason, my google+ stream now has a few exercise and fitness thingies. I might've clicked on...something or some cosmic djinn wanted to tell...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Xmas Day is for zombies
12/26/2013 12:05:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Only three more hours and I can say that I made it through the longest Xmas ever. Although I didn't try to discover this, I noticed that only three pl...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

A Long Hike Day
7/15/2013 1:30:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today, my family and I went on a long hike today and we got to play in a big nice creek that had a lot of running water. Sasha, our fur baby, loved i...  Read more

HOT_ARMY_WIFE

Derby Days
7/14/2013 1:20:59 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, this morning I took the the kids to Redmond for the Derby Days festival. We were supposed to meet up with my DH who was there volunteering with...  Read more

HOT_ARMY_WIFE

Hiking
7/7/2013 11:02:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, today, I took my DD and DS hiking. We went to Twin Falls and saw the lower waterfalls. DS and myself have been on this hike before, but this w...  Read more

HOT_ARMY_WIFE

Signed up!
7/4/2013 2:03:46 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, gotta love the Army on this one. They are paying for us to have a family membership to the YMCA! The kids and I got our cards today and am so...  Read more

HOT_ARMY_WIFE

July 2, 2013
7/3/2013 1:03:52 AM,  5 COMMENTS

hello! It's been a long while since I was here on SparkPeople. Since I've been here last, we moved! My husband got PCS orders to move us to Washing...  Read more

HOT_ARMY_WIFE

Treadmill
1/11/2013 1:54:59 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So we got a treadmill this week. I'm trying to use the opportunity to start up a health kick again. So far... meh. Used it two days in a row, today I...  Read more

CARAVSANGEL

30 minutes over Siberia
3/21/2012 10:51:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I keep eating but to mitigate it, I run 30 minutes each and every day. I'm able to sneak into the manager's office and go into the basement where I h...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Running in place
1/28/2012 1:14:24 AM,  1 COMMENTS

The diet is on hold - ok, the pseudo-diet - but I have been running for about 15 minutes almost every day. There's a small gym in the basement of the...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

The Wagon
12/7/2011 5:32:27 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So I kind of lost my way. I was doing great. So great that I stopped using the nutrition tracker because I had a plan and was sticking to it. Somewher...  Read more

CARAVSANGEL

Oops, well here we go AGAIN
11/9/2011 2:21:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yes, it's me again and again and again. Starting once more. I'm hopeful this time I can make it stick. I need help and will be looking for support. Fi...  Read more

CELEBRATEGREEN

I bet that you COULD eat just one
10/19/2011 11:25:58 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I like to cook because - why else? - I like to eat. Actually, eating always pays off, books sometimes do, movies rarely, and people...well. And ever...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Lost gained, on board again
9/22/2011 7:18:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I had great success using Spark people a couple of years ago, but as had always happened in the past, I gained it all back. So here I am again in fami...  Read more

CELEBRATEGREEN

Hypoalphalipoproteinemia
9/22/2011 3:07:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a blood thingie last week and today I got a robo-letter. The categories were in CAPS so I'm assuming that a Cylon did the typing or someone ove...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

I hate asking for help--but here it is......
8/28/2011 2:52:35 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So i am a super private person. I hate to ask for help or support from anyone-because i feel it makes me weak, and a burden on others. But i need su...  Read more

ELEKO014

Back in the saddle
8/11/2011 5:30:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ok...so I had to rush home at the end of July. I had every intention of following my food program. I took my digital scale. I packed lunch & dinner...  Read more

MSCRIGLER

Tired and running low on motivation
8/8/2011 5:11:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've connected the dots and now know that my weight loss is completely tied to my BC cycle. What this means for me is that I lose weight once every fo...  Read more

ELBALL

Uuuuuggghhhhh.......
8/3/2011 5:03:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Oh boy, I really did it now! I added a picture of me from a couple of days ago! Oh my, I have a great imagination! I imagined I looked nothing like...  Read more

SHELLSARIN

1st day of year 49
8/1/2011 12:14:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My birthday coming up seemed to spur me to action! Now my birthday is here and I have been successful going through my first week of Sparkpeople! My...  Read more

SHELLSARIN

First Weigh In
7/31/2011 12:44:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Yeah! I lost weight my first week. I am so glad. Small steps but all leading to the same goal. Being that this is the start a new week I am heading...  Read more

SHELLSARIN

A story about yesterday morning
7/30/2011 12:59:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

On Friday mornings I help check in people for the morning class at the fitness studio I go to. On Fridays, the morning class is called MixxedFit (a wo...  Read more

ELBALL

Tzatziki-Style Yogurt Dip, Nom Nom Nom
7/29/2011 12:06:17 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm not a big believer in covering vegetables with heavy sauces and dressings. I think vegetables have plenty of flavor and those flavors don't need t...  Read more

ELBALL

Tracking my food
7/24/2011 3:09:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It is amazing how much you can eat when you are eating nutrutional food and not fast food or tons of carbs. I am addicted to carbs. When I went on a...  Read more

SHELLSARIN

The king of carrot flowers
7/23/2011 5:05:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

There are only a couple of kitchen thingies that I like. First, my oversized Mickey Mouse coffee cup because I remember buying it from the Tower City...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Two months left until Porta-Potty-Palooza!
7/18/2011 4:28:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

In 2005, I participated in the Seattle 3-Day for the Cure. That's right, I walked 60 miles in the fight against breast cancer. It was such an amazing...  Read more

ELBALL

Shopping ... I may love you again.
7/15/2011 7:34:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

You know you might be in need of a new wardrobe when your significant other starts online window shopping for you. "Honey, I really think you'd look g...  Read more

ELBALL

Bean Counting and Other Goals
7/15/2011 5:19:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I listed some goals at the start of June and I didn't revisit them at the end of June. Looking back over the last month and half, I did so-so on meeti...  Read more

ELBALL

De-cluttering my life today...
7/15/2011 2:14:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had an epiphany today. I was chatting with a friend over the phone stating that I plan to de-clutter my closets this weekend. I am getting rid of...  Read more

MSCRIGLER

Upper Arm Envy
6/30/2011 7:39:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm the kind of person who gains weight in the upper parts of my limbs -- hips, thighs and upper arms; the rest of body gains weight more slowly. As a...  Read more

ELBALL

Reflecting
6/30/2011 10:33:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My huddle today on several of my teams was "Reflect on your achievements this month." Two things have really prompted me to ponder on the importance...  Read more

BLESSEDBEING

Holy Switchbacks, Batman!
6/27/2011 8:46:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday my husband, dog, and I went for a 3.5-hour hike on one of the nearby mountains. Unfortunately, I didn't have a chance to take pictures. If y...  Read more

ELBALL

Haven't been blogging, but have been doing well.
6/21/2011 12:58:43 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, I used to "pride" myself on being a very pessimistic person. I was very much a glass half empty believer. I kinda thought I liked being that way...  Read more

ELEKO014

It's a great sunny day!!
6/17/2011 2:12:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, I saw a picture from my friend's 21st birthday party, and I LOOK THIN!! It was crazy! It's the first picture I have looked at and felt that way!...  Read more

ELEKO014

GET MOTIVATED!!!
6/16/2011 7:51:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is time for me to be more positive. I need to just live my life, and if weight loss is part of what my life will be, then I need to give myself a...  Read more

ELEKO014

My Dog's Weight Loss Journey
6/3/2011 2:34:39 AM,  3 COMMENTS

***Yes, I know this is SparkPeople and not SparkCanine nor SparkAnimals. I promise you the story will be as much or more about people than animals.***...  Read more

ELBALL

May Showers Bring June Goals
6/2/2011 2:27:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Looking at my SparkPage, this is my first blog entry in over a month. Therefore, it's a perfect time to do a recap of last month and state my goals fo...  Read more

ELBALL

I fear the Greeks even when bearing a plastic honey bear
5/29/2011 11:54:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The one thing that frightens me more than anything is keeping a log of what I eat. My brain is wired to completely ignore incidental snacks that are a...  Read more

DALTWISNEY

Down 15 pounds, 20 to go
4/25/2011 5:18:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

15 pounds lost The good news is that my scale cooperated for a few days and I'm down 15 pounds from mid-December. I'm more than 40% of my way to...  Read more

ELBALL

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