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Making progress
3/17/2013 9:19:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am committed to continue on the SP program to reach my goals and to be healthy and strong. I have set some small goals such as tracking my food dai...  Read more


Beautiful Day.
2/10/2013 8:35:39 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We have had a beautiful day in Oklahoma today. We got a sprinkle of rain very early (we need several inches as we are in a terrible drought) an...  Read more


Continuing on the journey
2/8/2013 10:12:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

30 I have been consistantly tracking and exercising since December 2012 and I have lost 6#. I have a goal of 10000 steps per day and I can get that...  Read more


Concerns confirmed
2/1/2013 7:57:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have been concerned that I may be having a problem with my blood sugar. I recently had some lab done that confirmed that. My A1C indicates that I...  Read more


Consistancy is paying off.
1/25/2013 8:30:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

386 I received a fitbit for Christmas and it has helped me to do physical exercise every day. My goal is 10000 steps daily, which I don't always g...  Read more


Water Water and more Water
1/25/2013 11:12:10 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Funny how water can impact the ability to snack. Twice yesterday, I opened the cabinets to snack. I stopped and grabbed my water instead and drank i...  Read more


Small Changes
1/24/2013 7:34:44 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Inspiration smacked me in the face today. I realized I start each day with these huge plans to make massive changes. Inevitably, I don't reach my go...  Read more


Scrapple can be eaten!!
1/19/2013 12:53:19 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I cooked breakfast for my kids. I weighed out my portion of scrapple (mmmm...gotta love it. just don't think about how it's made). Surprisingly...  Read more


Trying to Make the Slipperly Slope Less Slippery
1/18/2013 11:06:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm here again, swallowing my pride to admit to the world that I failed but today is a new day and I am back, trying to pull myself out of the hole th...  Read more


The one thing I haven't tried yet
1/3/2013 6:37:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Millions of people look upon the new year as a chance to "start afresh" - change all those nasty habits of the previous year(s) that have done them no...  Read more


2013: How My Spark Will Shine Differently
1/2/2013 1:18:22 PM,  9 COMMENTS

For those of you who do not know me, I have been actively on Spark again for two or three YEARS. I haven't made any real progress in that time. I have...  Read more


OK - so, I can (and did) get sidetracked
12/10/2012 10:51:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm horrible at updating this blog. Actually, I've been horrible about updating all of my blogs lately. Life has just gotten in the way, and after a...  Read more


Set a New Goal
12/4/2012 9:23:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was a much better day! I have set a goal to run a race in March. I downloaded Run Keeper on my phone and did my first day of training today....  Read more


My Christmas Wish - PLEASE READ & SHARE!!
12/3/2012 10:24:37 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This year, I am so very thankful for my Spark Friends. In general, this community is amazing and one of the biggest happy places in my life. I am very...  Read more


Bad Day
12/2/2012 11:00:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So, it was a bad day today. I had a paper to write for grad class, so most of my day was spent sitting on my butt at the computer. My stress level w...  Read more


First blog entry... more to come.
11/20/2012 10:27:33 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I've always struggled with weight, I don't think their was a time in my life that I was at a healthy weight. I've been on diets, more then I can count...  Read more


Accountability: One post at a time
11/19/2012 4:22:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Ok, so I kind of blogged... with a scary picture of me after a workout. Yeah, you probably don't want to read it. If you do, click below... and be sur...  Read more


Day One
11/18/2012 7:01:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So I am starting over ... again. It seems like I've been done this road 100 times, but this time I am determined it will be different. I have spent...  Read more


Conquering the Metal Monster
11/14/2012 11:30:03 AM,  1 COMMENTS

When I first started with SparkPeople my goal was to lose weight, keep it off and live a healthy lifestyle. What I've realized is, in order to reach...  Read more


Centering and Doing IT!
11/10/2012 2:35:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I plan for this to be quick, but you know me... I'm a talker!! 100 Here's the deal. I won't really get into it, but my life has been HELL latel...  Read more


Reaching Out...
10/18/2012 11:26:35 AM,  14 COMMENTS

I recently realized my 1st Spark anniversary is next month. I have not lost a great amount of weight, only 7 lbs. I certainly would have liked to h...  Read more


The Never Ending Cycle.
10/17/2012 3:05:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So here I am once more, wondering what happened to my plan. I could give excuse upon excuse, but what good would it do. I keep doing the same thing to...  Read more


What are YOU going to do to change?
10/2/2012 9:09:53 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Thanks for all of the comments on my last blog. I am sure that all of your comments were running through my head this morning. Update: I looked at ru...  Read more


Cleaning House is NOT my Goal!
10/1/2012 1:45:36 PM,  9 COMMENTS

WARNING: This blog is packed full of self-talk and venting. You have been warned!! 32 ____________________________ So, I got a call las...  Read more


9-26 Vlog of Rambling
9/26/2012 10:35:31 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Basically, I rambled about me for 12 minutes... plus a really cool story about my workout today. I really don't expect anyone to listen to the whole...  Read more


It's Not the Motivational Blog You Seek...
9/10/2012 3:44:24 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Ok, when I started writing the title to this blog, I was going to talk about basic stuff and catching you up on my life... you know, the blog that cov...  Read more


Blisters, shmisters!
9/6/2012 5:10:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

As I mentioned yesterday, nothing is going to keep me from my goals. Not even three blisters that I got while walking during lunch today. Yup. I...  Read more


9/6/2012 8:45:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Being consistant with exercise seems to be a problem. I blame my work schedule! Really it is just a me problem. I always think I have to do all my...  Read more


the simplest things will make the biggest difference
9/5/2012 3:38:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have a list of positive affirmations that I have printed and hanging in my cubicle. I don't ever read them. I posted them on my "other" blog (...  Read more


Can't get out of town
8/16/2012 1:03:23 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow! I was going to help my fellow PTK chapter help sort books for the book exchange for CNM students and I can't get out of town. Traffic lights ou...  Read more


SPI TX, Destin FL and Making Changes
8/4/2012 2:01:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is a day for new changes rather than the same old boring ones. Vacation was nice but I gained a few pounds and that is ok. The point is this:...  Read more


August -- IN YO FACE! Some motivation -- and goals!
8/1/2012 5:53:25 PM,  10 COMMENTS

There is no way to put it off. We can't avoid it. It just happens. The month is anew and it is a mile marker for weight loss communities around the wo...  Read more


August Already
8/1/2012 5:06:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I can not believe this summer has flown by.... I start back to school on August 20th. My goal by then is to be down 4 lbs and in the 170s!!! I haven't...  Read more


The End of July -- A Summary
7/29/2012 8:30:24 PM,  9 COMMENTS

So, I have been on track for about a month. I haven't hit any major weight loss goals, but slow and steady wins the race! All that I know is that...  Read more


Wearing A Girdle
7/24/2012 1:22:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We had girls day out this past weekend and for the first time in a long time I wore skinny jeans with a form fitting shirt. Jeans from the juniors dep...  Read more


You never fail until you quit trying?
7/23/2012 3:28:01 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I am on this horrible cycle of being on track for 2 weeks then off track for 2weeks. I can't seem to break it. I do, at least mostly, maintain my jo...  Read more


ONE cookie
7/19/2012 3:42:59 PM,  1 COMMENTS

That's right. ONE cookie. I limited myself to just ONE cookie after dinner last night. This is big. I can easily eat three or four without...  Read more


Knowledge Is Power!
7/14/2012 2:00:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A very short story. One night when I was in college I was craving something sweet. I often satisfied that craving with a Pop Tart. I had started...  Read more


I Hate Goals
7/14/2012 1:20:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I hate goals. Well, not all goals. Goals for family, work, school, are great; goals for weight loss not so great. Every time I set a weight goal...  Read more


Fitting Fitness in a BUSY Life! [Click Here for MOTIVATION!]
7/10/2012 5:17:35 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I wanted to talk today about another awesome picture: (Yes, I love these... I hope you do too... I respond well to quotes) Another quo...  Read more


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