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Funny running situations...
12/3/2013 7:27:42 PM,
So I've decided that 2014 is the year that I make the big step and run my first half marathon. I've read a few materials on getting prepared, and offi...
How to Forgive Yourself
12/1/2013 7:23:30 AM,
As per your requests, How I forgive myself:
Pretend you are talking to a child with the same problem you are having. What would you tell a child...
Obsessed With Food Thoughts Or Maybe...
11/30/2013 7:43:10 AM,
It dawned on me that I have been having more go thoughts lately because I'm stuck on a plateau, not because I actually want food. I actually want FIT...
Joined the YMCA Today
11/29/2013 8:07:30 PM,
I took advantage of the Black Friday sales and got a membership to the Y today. They have many machines that I can use and a pool. I'm still not the...
Qualify and Quantify- It's Important To Do Both
11/23/2013 3:25:41 PM,
It is equally as important to eat quality food and proper portions (quantity). Sometimes though, I get caught up in clean eating world and think qual...
11/23/2013 12:08:47 PM,
My goal this holiday season is to Maintain! That's all I want to do. So I am involved in a challenge with my Team 300 lbs Plus and one of the challen...
Holiday Tips and Tricks
11/19/2013 4:47:13 AM,
We've started off a season of food galore! It's everywhere, and it is tempting, yummy, and full of memories and emotions. If you’re an emotional eater...
11/18/2013 11:50:39 AM,
One of the things I often crave is chocolate (and peanut butter, too, but that's a different story...) and a couple of weeks ago I was surfing the web...
One More Time
11/17/2013 6:14:03 PM,
Im up two pant sizes and 25 pounds this year. This isn't the right direction for me. It's been a crazy year, with a divorce and two surgeries... I...
11/14/2013 3:29:08 PM,
Yesterday I went to the doctor, not because I was sick, but because it had been a year since I'd had bloodwork done and figured I'd better face the mu...
Dancing with the Binghamtonians
11/14/2013 8:26:09 AM,
Last Saturday I enjoyed meeting up with DDOORN, ANNIEMAC_98, and her husband for an afternoon of Contra and English Country Dancing. None of them had...
11/13/2013 2:02:06 AM,
My goal ticker has had a makeover. I'm happy with my progress so far!
1 Jan 2013
Weight – 136kg (299.8lb)
BMI – 45.4 (Class III obes...
Day 118 - Where did time and that fat go?
11/13/2013 12:28:48 AM,
118 days = 3 months and 26 days = 16 weeks and 6 days….
Time seems to rush past these days. I seem to be losing time and they say it might...
The Attitude Makeover
11/12/2013 3:24:55 PM,
Start with baby steps toward that person. Leaping in can be deadly to a new lifestyle....
When I Just Don't Want To Exercise
11/11/2013 12:41:05 PM,
It's hard for me to exercise too, so I promise myself that I'll just do 10 minutes at a time. Then I put on REALLY addictive music that I only let mys...
Wheelchair To Standing/ Walking in Before and Afters 240 pounds lost
11/9/2013 9:18:37 AM,
It hurts to move still... but when I stopped moving, I lost all of my freedom and wound up in a wheelchair. Moving is a choice, it's a choice to be...
Spark Meetup in Binghamton, NY Sat 11/9
11/5/2013 12:12:05 AM,
If you’re anywhere near Binghamton NY, come join me and DDOORN at a beginner-friendly contra dancing event happening next Saturday, November 9 in Bing...
Surgery Went Well, Now On To Recovery!
10/30/2013 4:52:02 PM,
Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. Everything went well. It will be a few weeks of rough recovery and I hope that's it for this medical bo...
Colon Surgery Today
10/30/2013 6:48:38 AM,
I'm up up early and nervous! Please don't forget to pray for lack of complications, especially blood clots. Last surgery, I ended up with multiple b...
Half Marathon Finisher!
10/25/2013 9:58:34 PM,
Quick update on me, including my half marathon finish!...
10/25/2013 3:54:03 PM,
And I only work half a day on Fridays! This has been a really busy week, leading up to a conference program at our local History Conference yesterday....
Take the pledge!
10/23/2013 2:01:14 PM,
Would you marry your body? Isn't it your duty to love, honour, protect and cherish your body at all cost?
As the pic says – “Take care of y...
Day 97 – Thankful – Happy and Healthy – Living my dreams
10/23/2013 12:57:37 PM,
I love life these days. Every day I learn something new, an outlook that I had before that was so skewed or learning that I am more than I ever...
Day 95 - Cookie cutting failure dough into Success!
10/21/2013 12:25:21 PM,
Well today is day 95! *Yay me!*
It is also weigh-in and goal day. Although I didn’t meet my goal, I’m glad to say that I was 1kg/2lb aw...
After a long hiatus, I'm back again.
10/21/2013 10:36:54 AM,
For how long, I can't say. During the entire time I have continued to read articles from SP, and have generally kept my weight about the same(within 5...
25 Pound Countdown
10/20/2013 3:31:40 PM,
I need to refocus on what I'm doing exactly. I've been scattered all over the place lately and forgetting to focus on myself and my SPARK TIME. SPAR...
Colon Surgery Oct 30th, Please Pray
10/18/2013 12:20:11 PM,
I found out I have a hernia in my colon causing pain and difficulty. I am having surgery to fix it in the 30th of Oct. If you would please say praye...
They're Dealing With Someone Who is Over the Brink
10/14/2013 9:53:36 AM,
I have not blogged for a good six weeks, and chances are very, very good that I won't be blogging agai...
Changing to a morning person? Piriformis sufferers?
10/9/2013 11:16:51 AM,
No matter how I look at it, the only solution to my fitting in exercise and everything else I do is to get up at 5:00 a.m. and workout before work, sh...
Day 83 - I will not quit!
10/9/2013 1:43:06 AM,
Today is number 83 - I didn't want to start counting because I believed there wouldn't be a finish point as this is not a destination but hey, what th...
Fat to Fit Day One
10/8/2013 12:37:32 PM,
Yep.. back there again for round.. well.. I can't remember how many okay? What is important is I am here. With gym bag packed, with food tracked and...
Old me vs New me
10/8/2013 11:06:51 AM,
Hello and welcome to my happy place 437
I’m going to jump right ahead and tell you about a very important person in my life – my dietician. Let’...
The date from hell. Come have a laugh at my expense.
10/7/2013 7:04:51 PM,
So a little over a week ago, I was super excited because I hate a date. A date! Yaaaay!
Well come have a laugh at my expense, because it was the...
Post-apocalyptic kayaking with LESLIELENORE and her brother
10/7/2013 7:04:42 PM,
This past weekend the bf and I went to a contra dance in Buffalo - loads of fun - dancing until late Friday night and all day Saturday (HR monitor rep...
A Church for the First Time in 8 Years
10/6/2013 11:49:27 AM,
Today I found my new Church home! It was the second time I've attended one in 8 years. Why? When I was so disabled, I called around and begged the...
Cardio-Whether You Are Able Bodied or Not
10/6/2013 6:50:21 AM,
The best article I have seen on cardio in general was just out on the Spark People blog recently.
les... Read more
How I Picked Myself Up and Started to Heal
10/4/2013 2:17:42 PM,
When I feel badly about myself, here is how I pick myself up. I put something on that makes me want to move. The song "Walking on Sunshine" by Katri...
Eating healthy day by day
10/3/2013 11:34:42 AM,
I got back from a month long trip of over 4000 miles, visiting lots of relatives and staying in our little Casita almost the whole time. My intentions...
Spark Activity Tracker On Sale Now- Can Be Sent Through the Wash!
9/30/2013 10:06:31 PM,
SparkPeople Blog about the New Spark Activity Tracker! It tracks so much more than walking!
rk_your_... Read more
Kayaking 14 miles through 4 locks with 12 friends
9/30/2013 8:12:04 PM,
Last year I kayaked with LESLIELENORE and her brother and two others in the canal between Seneca and Cayuga Lakes.
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