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What Went - Thursday
7/25/2014 12:20:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Another busy day, but isn't it always with kids? First, I drove into the big city before 7 am for adrenal and liver testing that had to be comple...  Read more


Suck It Up, Buttercup
7/24/2014 7:49:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I went for a swim aster work last night. I was feeling pretty unmotivated, so I decided to just swim with the snorkel and concentrate on form instead...  Read more


7/24/2014 12:12:48 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Two days back into Spark and I crash and burn. Fall off the wagon or whatever euphemism you choose to describe what most consider an epic failure. ...  Read more


Walking is a terrifc exercise, for the mind and body!!!
7/24/2014 11:48:24 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I can't believe how fun life is when I move more!! I have spent so much of my life sitting, I never really seemed to enjoy movement! Now at 53, I am...  Read more


7/23/2014 11:34:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hungry and headache all day....  Read more


What Went - Wednesday
7/23/2014 11:07:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I rediscovered why I had such a good pain day yesterday. Or at least I have a theory. I woke up with a bit of a sore throat today and that reminded...  Read more


Inspiration Picture
7/23/2014 6:22:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

- I love this Inspirational quote found on Google....  Read more


overwhelmed (an a-ha moment)
7/23/2014 4:18:13 PM,  10 COMMENTS

last weekend was supposed to be wonderful. it was the first weekend in i don't even know how long i didn't have anything planned. so i planned on gett...  Read more


DietBet and Motivation
7/23/2014 9:57:19 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I started a new DietBet that is hosted by Chris and Heidi Powell. I am VERY motivated to lose the weight. Only issue right now, is being si...  Read more


Rockefeller Center on Thursday morning
7/23/2014 8:07:24 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Heads up! Dina, the boys and I are planning to stand in Rockefeller Square tomorrow morning (Thursday). Look for us on the Today Show. Be sure t...  Read more


What Went - Tuesday
7/22/2014 10:27:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today was day 2 of my 12 year old's babysitting adventure. She was so much calmer today and so were the children. I took her to the house and got he...  Read more


Day 5 - Birthday and slight delays
7/22/2014 2:16:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I did not get my intended walk in, at the end of the day, I had to make a store run and came home and crashed from that. Today is my partner...  Read more


Fighting for her life
7/22/2014 2:00:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I began today at the gym with my best friend. We were doing circuit training. The last circuit was a boxing workout. I punched first, she held the mit...  Read more


Fighting for her life
7/22/2014 2:00:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I began today at the gym with my best friend. We were doing circuit training. The last circuit was a boxing workout. I punched first, she held the mit...  Read more


Was something being held up on the towel rack?
7/22/2014 1:46:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

204.4 today. and I'll go with that. 4 more pounds until I'm under 200 and 1 more pound until I'm at my minigoal weight and 40lbs lost!! 52...  Read more


Be the Change
7/22/2014 11:35:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've got a list of things I want to be and do. All my life, I've been one of those, "Someday I'm going to..." kind of people. No more! I'm going to st...  Read more


7/22/2014 11:13:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I finally have a time to check-in for surgery. I have to be there at 5:30 am which means leaving home at 3:30. Or as my DH says, "Oh my God that's e...  Read more


Manic Tuesday....a continuation of manic monday.
7/22/2014 9:59:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So I am on the crest of the manic wave. I've upped the geodon to 100, and switched cymbalta to am, instead of PM. but I am still slightly manic... i...  Read more


7/22/2014 8:35:41 AM,  6 COMMENTS

First, when I woke up yesterday, I had a bad feeling that the day wasn't going to be a good day for me. I felt so drained not getting enough sleep the...  Read more

COASTAL6's a b***h
7/22/2014 7:07:17 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I can be a negative person, very easily. I see all the things the complain about quite quickly. And usually realize how much I'm complaining right AF...  Read more


I guess you take the bad with the good.
7/22/2014 1:08:59 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Good news-I've completed 15 weeks of exercising three times per week. Have seen a rosier outlook for me, plus, as a result of the working out, I stan...  Read more


The countdown to Onederland Has begun!
7/22/2014 12:35:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

For the last week, I've been having eggs and turkey sausage for breakfast. No Cereal, No bread. For lunch I've been trying to cut out the bread/pasta,...  Read more


BLC25 Week 12
7/21/2014 11:59:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The best thing about this round for me was joining a new team and getting to know some new SparkFriends. It's been a busy 12 weeks and I haven't been...  Read more


Confluence... maybe I'll get to blog this time.
7/21/2014 9:59:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Confluence, the act of merging, of coming together. I am at the confluence of two powerful thoughts. First, there is sparkguys blog and excitement o...  Read more


What Went - Monday
7/21/2014 7:35:45 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I only got 3 hours of sleep last night because my 12 year old daughter was up crying in the night scared of her big babysitting gig that started this...  Read more


My Garden
7/21/2014 7:07:49 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hi all, This blog if for those who have asked me about my garden. I am finally getting around to putting some of the pictures together. I have b...  Read more


Well, It Could Have Been Worse
7/21/2014 6:50:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I was right about one thing that came out of my doctor's appointment last Friday, and wrong about another. I was right that I wouldn't like what...  Read more


Finally back in the pool.
7/21/2014 12:47:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

After not much physical activity last week due to my knee being very cranky, I'm happy to report I got up and got in the pool this morning. The gal s...  Read more


Day 3 & 4 - Self Discipline
7/21/2014 11:35:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday was rough. The joints between my hips and legs were sore, stiff, and painful. I didn't sleep well the night before and fitfully still last n...  Read more


Big Day Wednesday
7/21/2014 11:29:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have had all the preliminary appointments now and I'm just waiting for the surgery. The wait is the worst. At least until after surgery. I have h...  Read more


Back on Track?
7/21/2014 10:09:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Ugh, I don't know why it's been so hard to keep myself on track. My fitbit is MIA most days (not literally -- I know exactly where it is, I just forge...  Read more


Being Less Hungry is Amazing
7/21/2014 2:07:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So I've had a pretty set food plan for the days I work. Even in the last few weeks when I wasn't eating that great overall, the days i worked I was s...  Read more


Blew the two pounds out of the water!
7/21/2014 2:07:18 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This has been a great week! I have not only lost the two pounds I had to go to reached my short term goal by July 20th (today) BUT, I lost 2 more in a...  Read more


What Went - Sunday
7/20/2014 10:29:59 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1. I made it to church. I wrestled with getting dressed this morning. I tried to get my pantyhose on this morning (yes, I'm an old fogie who still...  Read more


1 year anniversary
7/20/2014 6:49:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been on this healthy journey for a year now. I have completely changed my eating habits and started exercising daily. 1 year is a long ti...  Read more


I've tried three times...
7/20/2014 5:50:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

to blog today. But the computer keeps eating it. I wanted to write about my resurrance of a spark streak, how I was going tostart walking for 10 a d...  Read more


Discouragement: The Bane of My Existence!
7/20/2014 3:43:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My Boyfriend's brother just got married, it was a very bittersweet time for me. I love weddings, and especially during the week before the wedding I w...  Read more


Sunday's Super Serious Blog
7/20/2014 12:42:29 PM,  8 COMMENTS

A good friend surprised me with the gift of PiYo last night. I thought I was just going to work out with her, but as it turned out she'd generously p...  Read more


7/20/2014 11:45:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today's visualization in Spark Coach asked me to visualize having a care free attitude toward food at a party or event when temptation is there is ove...  Read more


What Went- Saturday
7/19/2014 9:52:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

1. Today was a fatigue and pain day. I sort of expected that to happen after getting so tired yesterday. But it's never fun to have that sort of pr...  Read more


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