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Week 4 Done!
7/22/2014 11:20:31 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So almost a month now of tracking my food and for the most part I'm sticking with the program. I'm really surprised by how well I've been eating. Sure...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Commonwealth Games and Turkish Get Up
7/21/2014 7:43:03 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I did proper with a weight Turkish Get Ups this morning! Two of them! God, it is so much easier to improve strength type things than cardio type thing...  Read more

HAPPYBAT

Why do I do it?
7/19/2014 6:30:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've been doing a bit more exercise over the summer. I've upped my running to five times a week, kettle bell is staying at three times a week but I ha...  Read more

HAPPYBAT

January Jumpstart Challenge Halftime
7/18/2014 12:20:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today is officially the end of the second week for the January Jumpstart Challenge. I went to the gym to do some extra cardio since working out at hom...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Loss of control
7/15/2014 11:46:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So yesterday I had my first binge since starting to track my food. I actually went and stole my roommates leftover backed potatoes. Literally stuffed...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Week 3 Done!
7/14/2014 5:38:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I've consistently looked in to SP for 21 days now. Isn't there a saying that you form a habit after three weeks or something? In any case, as far as n...  Read more

KATHARINA01

The second thing Zoe ever sewed
7/11/2014 4:44:31 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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CARO488

My granddaughter is piecing patterns
7/11/2014 3:07:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have been teaching my granddaughter Zoe to sew. As you can see, she is doing super well. Her first piecing:...  Read more

CARO488

Not A Good Day BUT!
7/10/2014 9:20:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, today is not so good. I feel depressed and achy. So far I haven't done much except lie in bed. Well, I did the quick 9 minute video for the Offici...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Week 2 Done! Patience is the key.
7/8/2014 1:20:06 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So my second week is over and done with. Unfortunately, the scale has barely budged. I know that this is normal. I could be building muscles or just l...  Read more

KATHARINA01

button complaint
7/3/2014 3:59:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have sewn a couple of blouses recently, with unspectacular results. Also, I was watching for a sale of my favorite shirt - CJ Banks never-iron, and...  Read more

CARO488

Motivational Challenge! Help!
7/1/2014 2:10:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Just on the heels of my successful first week, I'm facing the first challenge for my determination. I had a bad day. Things at university aren't going...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Week 1 Success
6/30/2014 12:41:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The first week went rather well. I tracked my food every day and stayed within the lower region of my calorie range without going hungry. As a result...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Before Picture a.k.a. The Now Picture
6/28/2014 3:50:13 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Inspired by the many success stories here at SP, I decided to take Before Pictures today. This task, however, was more than just a little bit daunting...  Read more

KATHARINA01

Back Again!
6/27/2014 4:30:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I just noticed that my last blog on this page back in 2011 was titled 'I reached a healthy BMI'. Well, suffice is to say this is not true anymore. I'm...  Read more

KATHARINA01

twister May 2014
5/26/2014 12:10:08 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Another binding that I'm really proud of - 14 by 16 ...  Read more

CARO488

I am a terrible, negative runner
5/24/2014 2:05:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

After a massive weight gain (thirty pounds from the end of November, how does that even happen?) the first quarter of the year, I am trying to sort th...  Read more

HAPPYBAT

"monkey" scraps
5/19/2014 5:42:36 PM,  6 COMMENTS

A friend who looked at a picture of this thought it looked like monkeys' faces. I had put together the center of this, then stopped, because I thought...  Read more

CARO488

Spring Beauties -iris n pansies
5/18/2014 5:52:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Spring Beauties -iris n pansies ...  Read more

CARO488

goslings at Capps Creek
5/18/2014 5:47:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

There are at least 7 (maybe 8) geese families at Jolly Mill Park. ...  Read more

CARO488

red,white,blue,and gold
5/18/2014 4:48:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My first quilt for Patriotic QUilters of Pierce City Patriotic Quilts of Pierce City Please help us make quilts for our soldiers! If yo...  Read more

CARO488

Not Going to Stress Over It.
4/27/2014 9:42:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Gone to stay at my sons house, in Ottawa. Left Friday morning, staying till Monday. Of course can't be as strick on my plan here as I am at home. Not...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

Day 2857
4/24/2014 11:47:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've fallen off the wagon a few times, but I keep picking myself up and moving forward. I've lost the same 20lbs several times. But tomorrow is...  Read more

MARY-LEE1

Life goes on,
4/24/2014 8:42:00 AM,  5 COMMENTS

No changes, still plug on through. I will be heading down town again to the court house, just more crap they make you dance through. I'll be so happy...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

Grey Day
4/23/2014 9:44:59 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Its amazing how days can be so close yet so different. Yesterday I was feeling at the top of the world. Today not so good. Still dealing with the fina...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

Spring
4/21/2014 9:28:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I feel like a flower, a tree, a bird. I feel like spring. I see everything in bloom, and I feel like I'm in bloom as well. Its been a long winter thi...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

A Beautiful Sunday
4/20/2014 9:33:30 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Bright Sunny and going up to 17C. A day truly sent from Heaven. Out come our walking boots, and sticks, taking the dogs, and heading for the Bruce Tra...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

Exercise
4/18/2014 10:22:04 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I want to get started on my exercise but I'm waiting for some milder air. I don't do much extra exercise in the house, I hike and I bike. Its too cold...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

Health
4/16/2014 8:45:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today health means independence...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

I Know This Works.
4/12/2014 2:15:10 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Ok Ive been back and forth in and out of SparkPeople. Wednesday March 4th 2009, I can honestly say, I didn't quit on myself. I did loose weight, then...  Read more

WCLOVEIT

suddenly spring
4/10/2014 10:16:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

suddenly - seems like overnight - we have blossoms on the serviceberry trees, and tulips in the yard. The daffodils are almost gone - ...  Read more

CARO488

how to tell if your fabrics have enough contrast
4/10/2014 10:10:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

edited to add: Now these are all sewn together! Luckily, after I sewed the first two blocks together, I noticed that some blocks are turned the wro...  Read more

CARO488

Celtic Solstice update
4/8/2014 11:59:25 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Last night I finished the last of the Celtic Solstice blocks - and used up all my fabric - had to piece together blue scraps to get the last 5 triangl...  Read more

CARO488

daycare handprints
3/20/2014 11:20:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My daughter worked at this daycare for 15 years. When she moved out of state, she asked all her current and previous "kids" to come and paint their ha...  Read more

CARO488

Christmas Infinity
3/20/2014 11:15:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

quilted in the ditch, bound, and done! finished on St.Pat's - I may have to change the name - on a queen sized bed...  Read more

CARO488

Sleet and snow on Sunday: daffodils on Tuesday
3/20/2014 11:09:57 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Sleet and snow on Sunday: daffodils on Tuesday I love this picture - love the curve of the road, the rise of the hill, the bare trees, the single...  Read more

CARO488

Reality check...EATING
3/4/2014 9:36:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Oh boy. Here we go. NOT a pretty sight. I just entered in the food I've eaten today (well, most of it..I didn't include the popcorn I ate @ 3 a...  Read more

DMSHAYKZ

It's been a long time...
2/25/2014 11:03:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

40 Yeah, yeah, I know. It's been a LOOOOOOOOONG time since I've actively been on SP. I peek in from time to time, but not much is getting done...  Read more

DMSHAYKZ

RE: I'm Back, After A, Very Very, Long Break.
1/31/2014 10:50:36 AM,  84 COMMENTS

RE: I'm back, after a very very, long break, i'll be, very very, honest with, you now, i have not had the energy to go out much, so have been hiding...  Read more

GREASE31

pink scraps
1/28/2014 7:36:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I made a table topper for my daughter - about 15 by 20 " - finished it in one evening and one morning....  Read more

CARO488

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