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  • Back Home to the Corral

    6/29/2016 7:49:34 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    CRR (Confess-Reassess-Recommit) Alert... I have been "off plan" for 4 days...well 3 days, really. Sunday was my reset day and it is a high-... Read more

  • My Sweet Ruby

    6/27/2016 11:04:27 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    When I met my husband and we started dating he'd celebrate everything. Every week he'd bring me home flowers "Happy 1 Week Anniversary my love." ... Read more

  • Cooking at Work!

    6/24/2016 1:04:47 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Just wanted to share with all of my fellow Spark Friends one of my new favorite things to do - Cooking at Work! No, I'm not talking about heating... Read more

  • Already Looking Forward to July!

    6/23/2016 1:11:41 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    July is by far my favorite month of the year. The weather's great. 4th of July is always fun. My husband's birthday is in July. And did I mention... Read more

  • POWER Lifestyle!

    6/22/2016 12:44:55 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    In my reading of a past blog today, I had stated... "I heard a good saying on Biggest Loser today. It came from Sugar Ray Leonard. He stated we n... Read more

  • The Rusty Race!

    6/21/2016 12:55:38 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Sunday me and the bestie ran our race for the month of June. We had a fun time but it was SOOO hot! Usually our runs are earlier in the morning -... Read more

  • Running...Working...Fight

    6/21/2016 12:25:50 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    I was successful in my first Week 2 C25K run last night. It was more challenging...but I did it! My average bpm was 132. The workout portion w... Read more

  • Making Progress...Fitter and Healthier after 4 Weeks On Plan!

    6/20/2016 12:55:32 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, after changing my attitude and deciding that I do not care what the number on the scale says, this week's weigh in showed a 3-lb loss. Hmm. ... Read more

  • Home is Where...

    6/20/2016 9:28:46 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Well, it's official. My story is out in the world to be scrutinized. Or praised. Or totally ignored. Today I'm officially a Spark People "Home is... Read more

  • Pride

    6/17/2016 10:28:55 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Sometimes we need a reminder to be humble. Sometimes we need a reminder to be proud. In my workout life - I feel like I'm honestly constantly hum... Read more

  • Farmers Market Love!

    6/16/2016 1:51:45 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Have I ever told you that I love Farmers Markets? An... Read more

  • New Focus...On the I CAN's!

    6/16/2016 1:22:38 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    My mind is SO much better today. I've switched gears. The heck with the number on the scale. I am now focusing on getting fit and improving my... Read more

  • Confession, Reassessment, Recommitment...Spark on!

    6/15/2016 12:57:24 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    As of today, I've started planning a trip to NC to visit DS over the July 4th weekend. It has lifted my spirits. I've really been struggling wi... Read more

  • Back in the saddle!

    6/15/2016 8:47:32 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    I felt bad I didn't work out on vacation. I didn't even rent a paddle board or go for a few mile walk on a few occasions. But what's done is done... Read more

  • Vacation Blog!

    6/14/2016 9:11:04 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    A few people have asked - so here it is! A blog about our beautiful and amazing Dutch Caribbean vacation! First off - while I took stuff to ... Read more

  • Beating the "mehs"

    6/13/2016 12:30:02 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm staying the course...despite the slight gain on the scale yesterday. I did have my reset day yesterday...then the low-carb dinner. It was n... Read more

  • Fighting Water Retention

    6/12/2016 8:40:47 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Hmm...super disappointing weigh in today...up 0.4 lbs...what? By the numbers, that is NOT possible. I had deficits...good ones...every day. I'... Read more


    6/7/2016 12:30:22 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was my wedding anniversary! 35 years! DH got me a cute coral tree for my necklaces and bracelets. Read more

  • 2 Week Progress Pics...9.6 lbs down

    6/6/2016 12:57:02 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Weigh in day yesterday...was good...2.6 lbs lost for the week. Yay! So far, so good. This plan is working. I feel a little at a loss on reset... Read more

  • My Word...

    6/3/2016 12:47:22 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Two bithdays down, one to go...of my kiddos, that is. We took DD to Olive Garden last night for her birthday celebration. I chose the Herb Salm... Read more

  • Staying the Course

    6/2/2016 12:49:19 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    I went out to dinner with DD last night for her birthday. Red Robin is her favorite. I think I did pretty well. I got the light Twisted Lemona... Read more

  • Progress Report

    5/31/2016 3:04:58 PM, by HEALTHYASHLEY

    Since my last blog life pretty much exploded. Tons and tons and tons of stress. More than I could have imagined. Despite all this I pushed and pu... Read more

  • Back to Work...Progressing Along!

    5/31/2016 12:43:00 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Back to work after a long weekend... I admit I came in today with a little bit of nagging worry. One of my co-workers is off and I am covering ... Read more

  • Super Happy Memorial Day!!!

    5/30/2016 7:47:42 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Super Happy Memorial Day!!! I've had a great day! I've eaten on plan. I'm still stoked over losing 7 lbs this past week and am hopeful for ano... Read more

  • Weighed in...7 lbs Lost in One Week!

    5/29/2016 11:42:08 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, I have completed a week on the Extreme Transformation plan. I did not weigh in daily like I usually do...I waited the full week and weighed ... Read more

  • 8 More Days!

    5/27/2016 2:56:41 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Shook my funk. Didn't kill the husband. And looking on the sunnier side of life! I gained a 1/2 lb this week. I didn't well with... Read more

  • Low-Carb, Day 5, Extreme Transformation!

    5/27/2016 12:40:44 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Day 5 of my Extreme Transformation. It's my first low-carb day. it was more challenging to come up with the meals for this day. Chris and Heid... Read more

  • 9 More Days!

    5/26/2016 12:46:51 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Nine more days - and I'll have my toes in the sand, a drink in my hand and a smile on my face! Vacation here I come! And according to the forecas... Read more

  • New Life...New Me?

    5/26/2016 12:24:21 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Day 4 of Extreme Transformation! Today is my last high-carb day of the week...then 2 low-carb days, then reset/weigh-in day. I'm really looking... Read more

  • Started Extreme Transformation!

    5/25/2016 12:55:27 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm having a great week! (I think.) I'm not weighing daily at this time. I am doing the Extreme Transformation eating plan. So different! An... Read more

  • Another great weigh in!

    5/21/2016 3:36:54 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Weekly weigh in yesterday was great! another 3.2 lbs down! And I got excited - this is the thinnest I've been in 7+ years! 25.6 lbs! Wow - that's... Read more

  • Dear Catcalling Men...

    5/18/2016 11:10:33 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    If you're a man who has never done it - don't be offended, this isn't directed to you. But I would appreciate your help. Dear Man Who Catca... Read more

  • Not so Very Vacation!

    5/17/2016 9:21:47 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    I'm going to be honest - I haven't been doing great at this challenge I set fourth for myself. I should have kept the momentum rolling for doing ... Read more

  • Back at It

    5/17/2016 6:17:36 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I've been off track for a few days. Saw a higher number on the scale today. I've recorded the higher number as my re-starting number. I've rec... Read more

  • New Progress!

    5/13/2016 6:43:49 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm making progress. I like that I have more than one place to look for that indicator now. Before, if the scale did not move, I would not make... Read more

  • I'm Famous!

    5/12/2016 6:52:36 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday, I worked a lot on the mental game. I was struggling to get over the girl's comments from the Wellness Committee meeting...still. Las... Read more

  • Very Vacation Challenge - Day #8!

    5/11/2016 9:58:54 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Last night was exactly what it is to be going in the right direction. It was already 8pm and lightly raining. The Crossfit gym was closed and I d... Read more

  • Tuesday of UPS! and Downs

    5/11/2016 6:40:00 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday had an extreme up and then an extreme down. The extreme up...I started C25K (Couch to 5k)! I downloaded the app I used the last time ... Read more

  • Stronger Heart!

    5/10/2016 7:17:44 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Slept in a little today so my morning workout is going to be a challenge...but I am going to do my best to get most of it in. It sure does help ... Read more

  • Very Vacation Challenge - Day #6!

    5/9/2016 9:37:56 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Very Vacation Day 6. Confession time - I didn't do so well at my challange this weekend. I drank more than 6 drinks over the weekend, and I didn'... Read more

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