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To Kill the Mocking Words
7/23/2014 9:46:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Today, I caught myself thinking something unconsciously as I walked down my hallway. I work at a university and the executive biggie-bigs are on the f...  Read more


Another learning curve.
7/21/2014 12:17:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I had to slow down the running, as my calves tightened up so bad. So according to the reading I was doing, it said to stretch them out several times...  Read more


Of Meat and Mouths
7/15/2014 12:40:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Do you ever feel like your whole life is going to come to a careening halt and the sun will forever shelter itself behind the gray clouds of doom and...  Read more


Day 42
7/10/2014 8:34:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I completely missed my one month fitness anniversary. Oops. So this will have to make up for it. Warning, its kinda long. A lot has happened...  Read more


Day 3 of C25K
7/6/2014 10:26:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My legs are asking me what I am thinking!! My answer is making you strong and fit, the soreness will disappear. Feeling strong is a sensation that...  Read more


Why Me?
6/30/2014 2:12:53 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I can't believe I am a complete failure. I pray for guidance and feel like nothing is happening. I started wanting to lose weight on 12/31/2013...  Read more


Mind Over Body Challenge Recap
6/30/2014 10:01:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle 1. Put the “I” in Your Weight Loss Plan. Learn how knowing the answer to one simple question can improve...  Read more


Finally Finished
6/29/2014 12:31:11 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I finally have gotten the apartment cleaned up and ready for guests to visit. I still have a few things left to do, like finish unpacking, but it does...  Read more


Let's Eat Clean
6/28/2014 1:29:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Hi, It has been years since I have blogged. I am going to try to eat more vegetables and eliminate sugar from my diet. I at least want to eat...  Read more


Sunday Morning Ritual.
6/22/2014 10:15:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Since the beginning of May I been walking 5 to 6 days of week, and sometimes it would be a real challenge to do it. I kept telling myself just do it...  Read more


Day 22
6/22/2014 12:37:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Its been a whole week since my last post. I hadn't realized it was that long ago. Its been another tough week for working out. 2 days this week I didn...  Read more


Up and Downs
6/18/2014 9:58:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Out of sorts the last couple of days, not sure why. Hubby returned to work and for some reason I can not find the motivation to record my food. On...  Read more


I have a confession to make
6/15/2014 1:16:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I lately discovered that I'm a "weightist". No, that's not a real word, but it'll do for this confession. I am guilty of judging people by their appea...  Read more


Day 16
6/14/2014 11:14:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Its been a few days since my last post. I haven't had much to write about in those days. I've been keeping pretty busy exercising, cleaning, writing,...  Read more


Mind over Body Challenge
6/13/2014 2:00:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Here are some of my thoughts so far in this challenge ************Trying to change my thoughts by starting my sentences with I. I tend to foc...  Read more


Better Overall
6/12/2014 10:30:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I want to make this clear. I am NOT where I want to be. Period. I want to lose way more weight than I have, I know that - and there are things I want...  Read more


Breaking the cycle!
6/11/2014 5:53:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Easy to say, difficult to do. I had my 55 birthday yesterday which has led to some musing about the cycle I seem to go through. Great at starting,...  Read more


Week 2 of fresh start
6/10/2014 10:09:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I was doing fine then hit the hormone roller coaster and fell off for a few days. I've been trying to keep my food choices healthy and actually eat at...  Read more


Day 11
6/9/2014 11:54:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Its been a few days since I've posted anything. In the time since my last post, I've been measuring my arms, legs, hips, and waist to see if there's b...  Read more


Weird thoughts while working out.
6/8/2014 12:47:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I had this thought while I was doing my workout last night. I'm currently trying to sell a bunch of my stuff (doing a bit of spring cleaning) and I...  Read more


6/6/2014 4:31:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I lack motivation. Plain and simple. This morning. I woke up before my 5:20 AM alarm, and yet, I snoozed it 5 times before getting out of bed. Ev...  Read more


Day 7 - One whole week!
6/6/2014 1:58:46 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I know I'm technically posting this on Friday, but this is for Thursday. And it wasn't until I started writing this blog entry that I noticed that...  Read more


Rough Day
6/4/2014 8:53:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

As per the title, today was pretty difficult. My hips have been killing me all day. 46 It was a miserable push to get through my bike ride today. I...  Read more


Progress. Sexy Shoulders - Week 4 Day 3
6/4/2014 12:03:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Rambling update: My shoulders are looking so awesome. I can deal with extra weight, and my extra curvy derriere as long as my arms and shoulder...  Read more


Getting Back On My Feet
6/4/2014 9:21:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I went through hell. To say the least. I had never hated myself more than I did last week - and I'm unsure why. I wasn't the heaviest I had been, and...  Read more


Back again!
6/3/2014 11:33:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's been a little over 2 years since I last posted. I was able to hold my weight for quite awhile but the last 6 months or so the scale has been...  Read more


Hunger Pangs
6/3/2014 10:35:50 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Before I started working out, I never really had that hunger pang, that burning in the stomach to let you know its time to eat. I'd eat anyways, but I...  Read more


The Middle of the Begining
6/3/2014 12:15:07 AM,  6 COMMENTS

524 My first blog entry is a few days into my journey. Last Friday, I finally received my exercise bike that I'd ordered the week before. I've used it...  Read more


Finding Hope
5/29/2014 7:29:50 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My boyfriend just got discharged from the hospital yesterday. He is a new diabetic and honestly that is why i went searching for support in my own we...  Read more


Feeling Down
5/29/2014 1:34:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have the blues. I'm not going to lie. It sucks. Majorly. Maybe it's just that time of the year, or whatever, but I've hit a low point, and I'm strug...  Read more


A successful mini-vacation
5/26/2014 1:09:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

376 198 I work four days a week, take Thursdays off. So, I decided to ask for this past Friday as well, to give me 5 whole days off in a row wi...  Read more


Happy people just don't shoot their husbands... they just don't.
5/21/2014 9:47:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

“Exercise gives you endorphin's--endorphin's make people happy and happy people just don't shoot their husbands... they just don't.” - Elle Woods ( Le...  Read more


5/15/2014 5:01:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I took a break from Spark this past month or so because I just wasn't giving my journey much effort. I was avoiding exercise of any kind and I slippe...  Read more


Hey, my little marker moved (in the right direction)!
5/15/2014 11:23:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

43 I've only lost .4 lbs, but that's better than nothing. I'm actually down about 4 pounds from my worst, but that's not what I listed as my starting...  Read more


4 days of Eternity!
5/15/2014 8:29:21 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I started my clean eating and my new workout program on Monday. It feels like it has been years , not days. I haven't finished going through Ketosis...  Read more


Down Size
5/12/2014 9:51:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was told that if I downsized my food in the house then I will downsize what I eat. Now I can watch those as the numbers on my scale downsize! 189...  Read more


For me, scary helps
5/10/2014 3:59:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

A few months ago, I asked my physician for referrals to a diabetes educator and a nutritionist, hoping they'd give me some information that was so min...  Read more


For me, scary helps
5/10/2014 3:59:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A few months ago, I asked my physician for referrals to a diabetes educator and a nutritionist, hoping they'd give me some information that was so min...  Read more


I ate everything in sight.
5/7/2014 11:38:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I live in a boom town in North Dakota. Things are kind of nuts here. My gym had to close down 2 months ago because they quadrupled the rent on the bu...  Read more


Fitness test May 5, 2014
5/5/2014 10:30:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

ugh, I'm not in very good shape. That really isn't a surprise to me. But I guess this is a place to start and see how I progress over the next 12 we...  Read more


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