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Is It Just Too Much?
8/7/2014 9:02:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I had a thought today. 40 Scarey, I know! Then I was reading another SP friends blog, and she made a comment about how she decided no...  Read more


August Goals
8/1/2014 11:23:38 PM,  8 COMMENTS

It's August already!! So, I've been thinking about what I want to do differently this month. I've slowly been increasing my sets of ST exercises...  Read more


Day 6: Protect your program
7/22/2014 3:38:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today's topic is protecting your program. We all know of certain people and events that tend to pull us off track. Watch out for these situations, and...  Read more


What I've Learned from BLC25
7/18/2014 5:23:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've participated in the BLC 4 rounds in a row (BLC 20, 21, 22, 23), and then took a break for a variety of reasons and returned for BLC 25. Some obs...  Read more


What I got out of BLC 25
7/18/2014 9:08:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

BLC 25 is coming to an end this week. The last 12 weeks really sort of flew by. 88 Scale wise I have not made much progress, 39 but that is only on...  Read more


Day 5: Magic notebook
7/17/2014 11:17:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Day 5 of 100 Days of Weight Loss. Keep a "magic notebook" (if you are into the Fly Lady, you may know this concept as a "control journal"). The magic...  Read more


Day 4: Boundaries, not diets
7/15/2014 10:31:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Oh, the dreaded D word: "diet." Most Sparksters are aware that Sparking is a permanent lifestyle change, not necessarily a "diet," which implies somet...  Read more


Day 3: Do It Anyway
7/15/2014 10:09:45 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today's topic from 100 Days of Weight Loss is "Do it anyway." Don't feel like exercising today? Do it anyway. Don't want to track your nutrition...  Read more


BTS Summer Camp Goals
7/14/2014 1:42:41 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I know it was last week's assignment but I was always at the end of the line. so I'm here just a little behind everyone else! July 10 was my 2 ye...  Read more


Day 2: Interested or committed?
7/11/2014 10:17:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm working through the book 100 Days of Weight Loss. Today's topic is about personal motivation. Ask the question: "Am I completely 'committed' to st...  Read more


Starting Over Again. And Again.
7/10/2014 4:08:44 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Oy, it seems that I am great at starting over, but not great at following through! I was down to the 160's last year, and I've managed to gain i...  Read more


1 Week and Still Going Strong
7/3/2014 9:14:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Summer is always when i have the most time to workout and I usually use it to get myself back into shape. However, ever since school got out I have h...  Read more


One day at a Time
6/27/2014 2:32:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Last Monday was my birthday and I have promised myself that my present to myself will be a healthier body and hopefully a leaner body. I have walked...  Read more


New Meals, Yumminess, and a Nutritional Victory!
6/14/2014 7:09:58 PM,  5 COMMENTS

First off, the yumminess! I am SO in love with this recipe that I have it once a week! Yes, it is high in fat, but it's a good fat and if you eat lo...  Read more


Day One
6/8/2014 1:28:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been attending a fitness boot camp for about 2 months now. I have been working hard at camp but have not achieved any of my goals yet. I have n...  Read more


Why are you on this healthy life style journey alone??
5/29/2014 12:35:08 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I've been on SparkPeople for 2 years. I have lost 150 pounds, conquered my high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and put my Type 2 Diabetes back to p...  Read more


A Week's Worth of Meals
5/28/2014 10:32:42 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Another BLC Challenge, this time it's for a whole week's worth of meals. So my breakfasts and dinners have been working out very well. The weather w...  Read more


5 Dinner Meals for the Week Ahead
5/26/2014 5:29:31 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Yes, you guessed it. This is another challenge for the BLC. I've spent a good bit of time thinking about this. One of my problems is when I get hom...  Read more


Starting Over Again
5/26/2014 4:45:06 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Oy. It's been several weeks, and the number on the scale is going in the wrong direction. I haven't been Spark-ing, so I'm not exactly surprised. ...  Read more


5 Breakfast meals for The Week Ahead
5/23/2014 7:15:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

For our weekend challenge in the BLC, we have to plan 5 breakfast meals for the upcoming week. I LOVE breakfast!! Breakfast #1: 1 cup of bluebe...  Read more


BLC 25 Weekend Challenge Week 2
5/11/2014 1:10:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This week as part of the Weekend Challenge we are suppose to blog about our meal planning and a recovery program in case we get off track. I loat...  Read more


Meal Plan for May 11 - 17, 2014
5/10/2014 10:36:22 PM,  6 COMMENTS

As part of our WEC this week in BLC, we had to write out our meal plan for 4 days next week. I almost never plan my meals in advance, because I never...  Read more


CICO for the First Week of BLC
5/7/2014 5:46:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

CICO, for those of who who don't know, means "calories in-calories out". It's a report you can find under your "my trackers" tab. SP calls it a calo...  Read more


5/6/2014 12:10:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Day 2, here I come! I'll be on the go a lot today, so I made sure to pack a lunch/snacks. Today's exercise includes walking around town (in the...  Read more


Fitness Test for BLC
5/5/2014 8:51:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was not surprised that my pace was a little slow for the 1 mile walk 19:00. I walk daily and it has changed my life at what ever pace. I was s...  Read more


Mental health update
5/5/2014 3:25:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm back on Spark, and I'm so happy to say that I've been stable for more than a month now: no more depression :) Upping my meds that extra 100m...  Read more


My First BLC25 Fitness Test
5/4/2014 12:39:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

One of the objectives for this weekend's challenge in the BLC25 was to do a fitness test. This test will be repeated in week 6 and week 12 of the BLC...  Read more


BLC25 Goals
5/1/2014 10:48:19 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I have several goals for the BLC25: 1. Regain control over my eating by tracking EVERYTHING that I eat and drink, and staying within the guidelines...  Read more


BL #21 Midpoint Post (a little past mid-point!)
4/7/2014 8:16:19 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hello fellow Sparkers! Today I am a full week late posting my midpoint blog about the BL#21 Challenge, but the most exciting thing I have to repo...  Read more


March Recap and April Goals
3/31/2014 10:52:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

March was my month to get back into the swing of things. I think I did fairly well. I almost earned a 2,000 Fitness Minute in the month of March!...  Read more


Out of the woods!
3/31/2014 1:10:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The past month has been really hard for me, as I've been struggling with a depressive episode. Last week, I finally saw a psych(iatrist) and had my me...  Read more


New Resolve
3/25/2014 9:23:33 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I just got back from I wonderfully relaxing week in the warm... Unfortunately it also came with a terrible reality check as a tried to sausage myself...  Read more


It's Girl Scout Cookie Time Again!!
3/22/2014 5:24:58 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I've been through every stage of GS Cookie-ness. I used to BE a GS. I've sold GS cookies. I was a GS Leader, at one time to THREE troops at the sam...  Read more


A New Starting Weight
3/21/2014 3:21:40 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I got on the scale today. It's been awhile. I basically indulged in self sabotaging behavior over the holidays accompanied by mild depression from...  Read more


3/20/2014 4:56:36 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So, I went to the dr's yesterday. Second time this week; two different drs. Went Monday to my allergist, who diagnosed me with sinusitis (sinus infe...  Read more


Spring is's back..
3/15/2014 7:46:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Crazy time of the year when it's 73 degrees ans 40 minutes later it's 54 degrees! Youza!!...  Read more


3/13/2014 7:32:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hey there! Well, I am back again and this time I have to lose 20 pounds and finally keep it off for good! The last two days have been hard, back to my...  Read more


Living a Stress Free Existence??
3/13/2014 6:15:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Stress is "non existent" in my life. I mean, DH and I are retired. We naturally go to bed and rise early. We never have need for an alarm. Our chi...  Read more


The Midwest has Made me Fat
3/12/2014 9:50:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello Strangers, I've been tracking calories on Spark for the last two months but haven't been using many other features on the site. There...  Read more


3/10/14- Weigh in day.
3/11/2014 1:13:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Well, even with the week of struggles I ended up losing 1 pound. At least the week wasn't lost. :) I really need to get myself up in the morning to...  Read more


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