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Planning....oh drats.
7/21/2014 10:19:37 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So here it is my plan for maintaining or losing over the BLC Actually, my plan mostly involves identifying and enacting chan...  Read more


Upper body cardio suggestions???
7/20/2014 11:12:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was put into a cam boot for the next 6 -8 weeks and am looking for ideas for types of cardio that I can do. I'm a little worried that even with wat...  Read more


C25K - W1D2
7/17/2014 9:47:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday I went out for another C25K session; Week 1 Day 2. I was a little wary because the outsides of my lower legs were tender and tight, bu...  Read more


C25K - Week 1
7/15/2014 9:54:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I decided to go back and try out C25K again yesterday evening. Every time I've tried it I get horrible shin splints. Yes, it's probably due to shoes b...  Read more


Weight Log: Week of 7/14
7/14/2014 9:14:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I need to get better about eating well on the weekends. :( Start Weight: 160.4 Monday: 157.4 Tuesday: 156.4 Wednesday: 156.4 Thursday:...  Read more


Food disagreements
7/11/2014 2:25:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Have you ever found that once you reallly start to clean up yourself that certain things are just a no no after a certain point? That is where I...  Read more


Blog Sneak Peek
7/11/2014 8:11:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Hi Sparkers! Since I love writing on my SP blog so much, I've taken it up a notch and am currently launching my own! Here is a sneak peek of the...  Read more


Water is my hero
7/9/2014 9:30:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I hope everyone had a safe and fun 4th of July weekend! The husband and I traveled to New Hampshire from Virginia for a wedding and holiday weeke...  Read more


Weight Log: Week of 7/7
7/7/2014 9:17:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm up today because of being off plan during the weekend, a huge meal last night, and TOM. I'm back to work today though and I'm hoping that drinking...  Read more


On keeping going
7/7/2014 8:31:55 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Sometimes it's hard to keep on happens....As I see some of my fellow SEALS struggle because of life happenings I am reminded yet again t...  Read more


7/4/2014 7:01:21 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Mommy meltdown is coming....maybe...maybe not. The mommy job description is faulty or made it's the owners manual that comes with the birth of childr...  Read more


Still alive
7/3/2014 2:02:12 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Since it has been (too) many months since my last blog this is just a quick note to say I am still alive and here. Been spending too much time working...  Read more


I tripped, but haven't fallen!
7/1/2014 12:56:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This morning due to PPP (piss poor planning) I didn't bring a lunch and was starving because I didn't eat much last night. I RUINED dinner last night...  Read more


Becoming an athlete
6/30/2014 4:54:34 PM,  10 COMMENTS

A blog on my sparkpeople email this morning was entitled "When did I become an athlete" by ONEKIDSMOM
i...  Read more


Weight Log: Week of 6/30
6/30/2014 9:13:06 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I nailed my week one goal!! 244 I've realized that I'll need to change my weigh in schedule this week because we're going out of town for...  Read more


Weight Log: Week of 6/23 - Saturday update
6/28/2014 1:11:31 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Weight for week of June 23rd. Morning weigh ins. Monday: (START) 160.4 Tuesday: 158.8 Wednesday: 158.8 Thursday: 158.8 Friday: 157.8...  Read more


Slow and steady
6/26/2014 10:10:44 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Slow and steady loses the weight, right? My first official week back is going very well. I'm eating right, working out, drinking more water, happ...  Read more


Weight Log: Week of 6/23
6/24/2014 1:40:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I know this doesn't work for a lot of people, but I like keeping myself accountable and this is what works for me. Weight for week of June 23rd....  Read more


Full steam ahead: motivation
6/24/2014 9:58:05 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Yesterday I decided that it was the day to turn things around. I was feeling bloated, sore, and uncomfortable in my own skin and I took action. I...  Read more


And life rambles on.....
6/23/2014 8:03:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS amazes me some days (well maybe every day). It seems like there are so many layers to life. DS got a job offer and accepted...he's movi...  Read more


Rise from the ashes
6/23/2014 10:24:01 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I feel like a phoenix right now; I'm struggling to rise from the ashes of my failures and I'm trying desperately to be glorious once again. Okay...  Read more


Long time, no SPARK!?
6/22/2014 8:11:44 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Why hello there! Hello…? Yes, I realize it has been A WHILE and I have two very good excuses: May 2013 We welcomed our second child la...  Read more


June is a wash
6/22/2014 11:18:46 AM,  1 COMMENTS

With most of my work days being between 12-14 hours without a lunch break and zero energy to do anything but grab dinner and sleep by the end. I'm cal...  Read more


A little bit sad....
6/20/2014 12:50:02 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm a little bit sad....I have two SEALS on my BLC25 team that are missing and there's nothing that I really can do about it. They have to get on the...  Read more


Did better today
6/17/2014 1:45:49 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Had a meeting at church today. While I was waiting for it to start, I chatted with an older woman who acts as a volunteer receptionist. She complime...  Read more


Finally....a little bit of "time"
6/15/2014 7:30:12 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Haven't blogged for has been some ways I've been catching up with months worth of stuff. I don't really want to think too har...  Read more


Not a one shot deal
6/9/2014 7:55:47 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I've been thinking which is always somewhat dangerous, but it started at aikido on Saturday afternoon when I started feeling frustrated....I haven't e...  Read more


A Little Experimentation
6/7/2014 2:47:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Things have changed some more since the last update. Not the diagnosis, unfortunately, still stage IV renal cell carcinoma. However, we've been trompi...  Read more


Oh the challenges of life
6/3/2014 2:39:48 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I would think that by this point I'd be used to the anxiety of job hunts, but I'm not. If anything it's getting worse. On the positive front...the D...  Read more


More on the crazinesses of life
5/26/2014 1:44:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I know crazinesses isn't a word, but sometimes that kind of word makes the most sense. Looking back at what I wrote a couple of days ago, I'm struck...  Read more


5/23/2014 2:17:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Feeling very tired. Stress is weighing me down. I don't feel like moving. All I want to do is sleep....  Read more


Life's craziness
5/23/2014 7:26:24 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am more and more assured and amazed at the craziness of life....Life is so full of such a diversity of content. As I read the posts of the SEALS te...  Read more


Kung Fu - Upcoming black sash test
5/21/2014 11:18:21 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I can't believe I've been learning Kung Fu for three years now. Now what I thought was impossible is happening; I'm testing for my black sash. On June...  Read more


Building blocks for success
5/20/2014 12:13:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm working towards building my momentum for success. Here are the things that I'm doing to start building that momentum. 1.) Advantages List: I'...  Read more


Catching Up
5/19/2014 11:11:46 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I think....maybe just maybe....I'm starting to feel more human again. DS is graduated, party celebrating is done, belongings are home...he has lots...  Read more


5/15/2014 5:00:43 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm struggling AND I HATE STRUGGLING. I feel down and moody....I'm tired (although could have to do with three really loud thunderstorms in the middl...  Read more


Advantages List
5/15/2014 12:11:48 PM,  4 COMMENTS

A very awesome Sparker shared with me something that I'm thrilled about; the Beck Diet Solution. I'm so excited that I've already ordered the book and...  Read more


Losing motivation
5/14/2014 12:45:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I think you can probably see a trend from my blog entries that I've been having a bit of a problem with motivation over the past couple of months. Las...  Read more


Thank the Lord for sunshine
5/13/2014 7:42:42 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This morning I read My Morning Cup of Solitude and the picture on it brought tears to my eyes - for me it was a moment of beauty. Moments of beauty a...  Read more


Cancer update
5/11/2014 11:51:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It looks like we're in for the long haul. The official diagnosis on my husband is stage IV clear cell renal carcinoma - aka metastasized kidney cancer...  Read more


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