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April 18
4/18/2014 9:00:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Wow, I didn't actually think anyone would read these... now I do feel accountable.... didn't manage to blog yesterday but I was good, no sweets. Toda...  Read more


Anxiety, Effort and Weekend Plans
4/18/2014 4:21:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been anxious all day. It started this morning before my test, which I did pass. Yet this anxious feeling hasn't gone away. I keep run...  Read more


4/17/2014 4:58:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Sitting all day in these classes sucks for trying to stay active and lose some weight but it is important for my career. Doesn't stop me from feeling...  Read more


Why bother?
4/16/2014 9:05:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm trying to clarify this little goal for myself. I want to try to decrease sugar in my diet not so much to lose weight at this point (although I wo...  Read more


School, Vacation, and losing it!
4/16/2014 6:56:10 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Here I am in sunny CA, it feels like a vacation even though I am techinicallt in training. I have been eating like it's a vacatrion though. Out drinki...  Read more


Sunshine over snow
4/16/2014 7:43:59 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Sun is out this fact it was light quite early....the moon last night was amazingly full and bright - lighting up the whole sky to reveal...  Read more


day 2 - not quite as good
4/15/2014 7:29:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I did really well until my husband brought home an easter marshmallow egg (which he knows I love)..... stared at me with hurt puppy eyes when I said I...  Read more


Day 1 cutting out sugar
4/14/2014 8:51:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm going to try to use this blog as an accountability thing! Made it through today without eating anything sugary....  Read more


Cleaning, wedding planning, and decompression.
4/11/2014 8:06:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm cleaning up the house today in prep for my travel. Getting packed tomorrow. I have spent the last few hours prepping guests lists for both of...  Read more


Thursday and preparing for travel
4/10/2014 4:04:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Only did a short HIIT exercise at lunch today. I'm trying to get the house cleaned up before I leave t...  Read more


Soreness and running.
4/9/2014 4:44:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I went for a run today at lunch, I ran outside and it was beautiful. But right now until I sinck my spark tracker to my computer. I'm not sure how far...  Read more


It's an "I'm scared day"
4/9/2014 9:11:31 AM,  5 COMMENTS

If I were the kind of Christian that I "should" (remember my post from a couple days ago) be - that my mom always seems to say is, I wouldn't be scare...  Read more


So little is also so much.
4/8/2014 10:31:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Looking at my spark activity tracker info from today and I was successful in staying moving for most of the day. The one hour from wake up to this blo...  Read more


Helpful and not so much.
4/8/2014 4:07:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went and spoke to someone today about all the stress in my life. I wasn't told anything I didn't already know, my issue is driving myself to actuall...  Read more


Stress and stuff.
4/7/2014 1:18:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It occurred to me today that I am a large part of my own stress. I asked a co-worker about his stress and he said for me stress rarely lasts more than...  Read more


So glad for new days
4/7/2014 7:40:04 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I greatly appreciate the words of encouragement following by blog on Saturday - that includes the words which acknowledge that there isn't anything th...  Read more


4/6/2014 5:50:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been looking at my reports and they all look like a city skyline. Up and down, up and down. Unfortunatly they aren't all over my goal lines. I'm...  Read more


True Motivation is....
4/6/2014 4:28:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

People can tell us all day long about how we need to find motivation and what worked for them. The thing is those things might not work for us....  Read more


Tired, discouraged.....
4/5/2014 11:43:10 AM,  7 COMMENTS

If you read yesterday's somewhat disjointed blog, you will appreciate the irony that I want to start with: "I shouldn't". The reality is I feel tired...  Read more


Buts and shoulds
4/4/2014 10:10:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Sometime back....actually I think it was several years ago I blogged about "but" and how it was a good thing the delete button worked because I would...  Read more


First day back
4/1/2014 10:25:57 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I know tracking my nutrition and exercise helps me stay on track. I've been away from consistently doing this for quite a while. During that time, I'...  Read more


Worries and concerns
4/1/2014 7:25:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

My brother, the one who had this episode on Friday said he would call me Sunday or Monday and hasn't. I don't want to bother or nag him, but I am conc...  Read more


Haven't updated in awhile...
3/31/2014 1:45:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello all! Iím sorry that I was missing in action last week! Truth be told Ė I had a pretty rough time getting motivated last week. I didnít re...  Read more


3/30/2014 9:43:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I have thinking lately, what I have achieved in my life: I graduated in 2012, with honors, with my degree in computer science. I have my certi...  Read more


Scattered thoughts
3/30/2014 8:46:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My thoughts are all over the place today. My youngest brother apparently passed out for no obvious reason a day or so ago. Scary....he's so fit and...  Read more


My mental weight
3/28/2014 6:58:00 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Beware....the following blog may be frustrating to anyone who has lots of weight left to lose, but it is just as much a part of the weight loss journe...  Read more


Needing more smiles
3/27/2014 9:19:22 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It's an "I need more smiles" day. Feeling a bit down, discouraged for a variety of down thought promotes the next down thought....and...  Read more


Feeling great!
3/27/2014 8:51:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been pretty steady the last week, eating ok and excerising in some form every day. I love it's effects. How is it so easy to forget this aw...  Read more


3/26/2014 12:31:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I don't have much to say other than I'm ashamed of how out of control I got this month. I'm determined to get back on track, but it's been a rough cou...  Read more


Lining up the ducks
3/25/2014 8:12:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Smiles are wonderful can even read articles about how they make a difference, a positive difference in life. Well, thinking about lining...  Read more


New Day....New Week
3/24/2014 10:03:48 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm tired....last night I went on strike....I wasn't cooking. I had reached my emotional limit. We ordered chinese take out. My husband picked it up....  Read more


Keeping on!
3/21/2014 10:21:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Firday is here! I always want to slack off but NOPE! Today is day 14 of the Abs challenge and a small circut every hour at work. Not enough to make me...  Read more


Gone for a While
3/20/2014 4:11:54 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I didn't want to vanish completely with no explanation, but I don't expect to be on SP much if at all for the foreseeable future. My husband has a lar...  Read more


What a day.
3/19/2014 5:29:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The good, the bad, the ugly.....well got my parents to the airport for their 7AM flight -- only lost them once at the airport and since confidentialit...  Read more


Day 1
3/18/2014 8:04:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 1 down! I've done pretty good about staying in all my ranges today. Feeling pretty awesome! I did this workout just now, it...  Read more


65 Days to Go Ė First Plateau
3/18/2014 12:55:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, with 65 days left in the competition, I am hitting my first weight loss plateau. I am down 11.6 lbs since the start of the competition and I wa...  Read more


2 big chanegs ahead.
3/18/2014 12:10:00 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I bought the Spark Solution today and have been reading through it. I have most everything I need to get started, I could use a few more veggies but I...  Read more


Another step forward
3/17/2014 10:37:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Stumbling is a natural part of life. Last week was long and hard on many levels. I didn't work out even once, had a terrible time at work and...  Read more


Complex Carbs
3/17/2014 10:32:06 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I cut them out to make my life simpler. Just made me giggle this morning....  Read more


An uncommitted morning
3/15/2014 8:45:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It's not that I don't have other mornings without commitments, but usually Saturday mornings are busy in one way or another. In one way it has been b...  Read more


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