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Major A-Ha Moment
7/10/2014 12:26:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

If I didn't need another reason to lose weight. I just finished meeting with my orthopedic doctor regarding my knee. Worst case total knee replaceme...  Read more


7/10/2014 6:48:31 AM,  29 COMMENTS

I love a good inspirational anecdote and one that I have never forgotten is the story of the crabs in the bucket. When fishermen trap crabs, they...  Read more


7/9/2014 11:22:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Okayyyy, I can't believe I'm doing this... But I guess if this is the only way I can keep myself motivated thennnn... Today I was trying to take...  Read more


Day 5 of Streak - 161 pts
7/9/2014 8:42:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Streak still going strong. Sometimes have to work harder but it is worth it to me. A little bummed out because i went over my calorie range today bu...  Read more


7/9/2014 11:17:10 AM,  11 COMMENTS

A Dreadful Fight Three weeks after her wedding day, Joanna called her minister. "Reverend," she wailed, "John and I had a DREADFUL fight!" "Ca...  Read more


Days 3/4 of Streak 3 (150) 4 (189)
7/9/2014 9:35:53 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Sorry I have been behind in posting my progress with my streak of 150 points per day. I just barely made it on Monday with 150 but had a big day yest...  Read more


7/8/2014 9:45:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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What A Difference!
7/8/2014 9:22:53 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Since my last blog, I've made a few small changes (3 more glasses of water, a couple more servings of veggies, a little more sleep, less habitual late...  Read more


7/8/2014 10:36:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS I took Sunday off...and Monday was a rest day from the thunder and lightening.... I ran was my first attempt at speed work......  Read more


Super Losers YOU Should Read About
7/8/2014 9:59:35 AM,  99 COMMENTS

Check out these people who have all lost weight without the help of weight loss surgery! Now I don't say that because I am against weight loss surge...  Read more


7/8/2014 9:28:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Finally got all the cakes done. Headed to the horse show. 14 hours Saturday 11 Sunday. Drove home yesterday. Working on cakes now....  Read more


The 5% challenge, the tornado and gratitude
7/7/2014 10:48:02 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I worked extra hard the end of last week, exercising, counting calories, drinking water. I can not tell the gratitude I felt when I lost all the weig...  Read more


Progress At Last
7/7/2014 8:56:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This is my third week of physical therapy and I am finally starting to make progress! Yes! I woke up this morning and my bruise is fading after 4 we...  Read more


So true
7/7/2014 6:29:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

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Smokey Turkey chili
7/7/2014 6:28:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This recipe was totally awesome. I went for the milder effect so I added regular peppers. I also added a little bit of liquid smoke to mine and it t...  Read more


7/7/2014 4:24:10 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity....  Read more


Truly scared
7/7/2014 1:55:00 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It has been a really bad year. I broke my leg last year and had to have surgery which had me bed ridden for 3 months. Once I was able to put weight...  Read more


Such varied experiences
7/7/2014 12:24:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This morning I read an article about Disney Paris and how they treat their disabled visitors. Having never visited Disney Paris and knowing no one wh...  Read more


Get Better- Go For That Goal! It's NOT Impossible!
7/7/2014 7:48:16 AM,  74 COMMENTS

I am not skinny by any means, and I don't plan to be skinny. I plan to be fitter. Slinny just means no body fat. I want curves and muscles and a...  Read more


Day 2 of Streak - 150
7/6/2014 10:42:52 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Well I had exactly 150 points today and I had to work for every point! I was hoping the extra spins would help out but they did little to increase my...  Read more


Late Nite Funniest
7/6/2014 9:45:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm trying to figure out what to make for the Fourth of July. Hamburgers and hot dogs get a lot of attention, but the Fourth is really the blueberry's...  Read more


I hate seeing my wife cry
7/6/2014 8:41:40 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I finally told my wife about the CT scan results and she cried. That was way harder for me than hearing the news from my Dr. I hate to see her in pa...  Read more


Island Time
7/6/2014 6:40:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Tomorrow is the day!!! Off we go to my favorite place - Sanibel Island, Florida. It's so peaceful and quiet. Everybody on the island is so friendly. W...  Read more


July 5th picnic
7/6/2014 11:45:10 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I went to a picnic yesterday. I haven't been to a picnic, except a family one in years. I didn't know anyone except Gary and his brother and of cour...  Read more


Life Marches On Through A Hot Summer
7/6/2014 11:25:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hubby and I had a nice, quiet 4th. It rained, so we stayed indoors. We could see fireworks from our front window. I guess they could shoot them off...  Read more


Hello -- I have questions!
7/5/2014 11:52:57 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Why isn't the number 11 pronounced onety-one? If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea...does that mean that one out of five enjoys it? ...  Read more


Woo Hoo I did it!!!
7/5/2014 9:07:44 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I finally got over 150 points in one day. To be exact i got 167. I am totally psyched. It has taken me over 4 months to be able to do this. i've g...  Read more


my journey - week #3 - ups & downs.....
7/5/2014 8:17:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

well, end of week 3 - not what i had hoped for but not horrible either. i strayed from my plan on sunday - family reunion, good food. i did trac...  Read more


Health Issues
7/5/2014 6:48:55 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have some health issues going on right now and could use some good energy in this direction. I'm waiting to hear for results from a couple of dr's...  Read more

LANCER1984 5
7/5/2014 12:46:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's getting tougher! Yesterday was a gorgeous day for a runner....low 60s and barely any humidity...but it was my body combat day...and I didn't want...  Read more


Food for thought
7/4/2014 10:52:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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7/4/2014 4:49:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I want to lose this weight so bad but wanting and doing are like night and day. I've GAINED weight since joining spark and words alone don't come clo...  Read more


7/3/2014 9:33:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I went for a run this am....I ran the first mile at my very fastest ever....a 9:50 minute mile....that is huge for me..... Of course the other 5...  Read more


Time to reflect
7/3/2014 8:44:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Double whammy! Take that voice of reason!
7/3/2014 2:24:05 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I woke up this morning and a gentle rain was falling outside. The sound of the rain falling was soothing. I reached over and hit the snooze button....  Read more


Cakes cakes and more cakes
7/3/2014 1:20:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Figures the short time my son is here I have 7 for this weekend. Pictures to follow!!!...  Read more


Contemplating Cats
7/3/2014 1:02:06 AM,  15 COMMENTS

There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." --Anonymous "Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forg...  Read more


A deeper commitment to whole foods plant based
7/2/2014 10:13:40 PM,  9 COMMENTS

After my babies were born, a long time ago, I remember a period of time where all I did, really, was the basics: drink water, eat, nurse the babies,...  Read more


7/2/2014 6:15:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm sitting here wondering what to write. I had a nice day at work yesterday - it was good to be back. Spent most of the day working on Hope Troupe...  Read more


Update on Mom
7/2/2014 4:31:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

They said last week Mom would get to come home this week but it isn't looking like it. They are still working on her meds. I am finally feeling some...  Read more


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