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Jan 2012: 47 Pds Closer to My Goal! Woohoo!!Chukka Caribbean on Horseback!Chukka Caribbean on Horseback!Jamaica Cruise Mar 2012Ministry Photo Feb 2012Go TIGERS! University of Memphis!Accomplishments during my MBA program!My view during my MBA graduation! Celebrating My NEW! School is OVER! Let's try this again!! :) ...you know what day it is?! Yep, Hump Day! lol Enjoy! is grateful for the desire and will to exercise daily!Double Spin Classes with my girls!! Attended a Marriage Fitness Camp today! Much fun and smaller size shirt! I'm coming down! Six spin classes this week is paying off! LOL! Thank cha!! :) I will miss spin class Monday night. So what did I do?! Hit the gym Sunday night! Gotta get it in! Celebrating a Beautiful Friday with my sweetie! #HorsebackRiding Spin class shenanigans! Hope you had a beautiful Memorial Day Weekend! This was my day, honoring my family in the military! I got a feeling tonight's gonna be a good, good night! This is my "4 days till my Greece Vacay" look! :) The look when you know you only have NOW 3 days before vacation to Greece with the Love of My Life! #RelationshipMatters #MarriageTalk #HappyWife #HappyLifeThe price you have to pay for an extra piece of BBQ during the holidays! This is after only the first class!What a great night!! Now back to spin classes! #JustMe #BeingSilly Enjoy your day! Transformer went out in the gym! The results: SWEAT!! Consistency is the KEY to the Breakthrough! Keep it moving...even when you don't feel like it! Hubby surprised me with new bikes!! Love me some him! First day ride in the neighborhood was fun! Saturday morning ride on the Greenline bike trail (13.7 miles) was awesome!! Enjoying Life with my sweetie!Do you have a prayer up before God that you thought would "never" come to pass?! Well don't stop believing! God is able and will bring it to pass in His perfect timing! #DontStopBelieving #TrustGod! I love cute and comfortable flat shoes! Happy Hump Day!!My fitness buddy and I after church today! Hope you had a great Sunday! Today, I couldn't get past the moment of trying on these pants from last year! The moment when you're grateful that all your hard work is NOT in vain! THANK YOU JESUS!! My Memorial started like this! Awesome!! Hope your Holiday Weekend was just as great! Ladies! This represents the two sides of us, esp. during the week! Make it do what it do today! Then relax and have a Super Weekend! Love Never Fails! My Fitness Buddy! Blog Posted! Happy Thankful Thursday! I'm thankful for last night's Revival at church! I declare that these last 3 months, I will end up on top! Woosha! Woohoo!! Morning!! This weekend's bike ride before my flat tire! #FlatTiresSuck Decided to do something NEW! Let the weekend begin! day 30 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 9/29/2015Enjoyed my weekend women's retreat with my spiritual mom, Taffi Dollar! That's what I'm feeling: Super Woman! Lol. All New! Fresh Start! This picture with our Bishop sums it up! It's been a great weekend! Hope your weekend is great as well! day 380 of my streak for "Don’t drink soda 1 time per day" earned 10/7/2015Never underestimate the Power of a Smile! Good Morning! Got to the gym too late for spin class! Soooo...spin class of One! A girl gotta do what a girl gotta do!! Happy Saturday Spark Buddies! ...Tis the Season!!!Thanking God for the support of my hubby of 30+ years as I "MC" the Kindle Awards! I was the MC as we celebrated some "unsung heroes" in the city of Memphis!Stepping out with my Sweetie! #LoveMeSomeHimday 60 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 12/31/2015Love my triple berry smoothie, but the seeds are no fun! :( Lunch was good! Missing my bike rides! Too cold, for me that is! Lol Green Smoothie Power! #Breakfast Didn't have time to make my smoothies this morning! :( Breakfast and lunch ready for tomorrow! Had fun at the game this weekend' got photo bombed in the process! LolToday's menu: berrytastic and mango/pineapple green smoothies! Yep! Ok! That's the best one I've made yet!!! Blueberry, cherry, banana, spinach and vanilla protein powder! Yum! Yeah! I'm HAPPY! I believe I can run on now! :) The look when you arrive at your doctors Appmt and realize you're two hours early! #PleaseFitMeIn! Lord, I'm developing my mental strength today, because I'm "sholl" tired of these here green smoothies this month! Get my mind right...and DRINK UP! Lol. I think I enjoyed my fresh juices the last few months more than these! I think the anointing may be lifting! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ Yep! Love the color! Much better! :) Date Night! #RelationshipMatters #Excited I've been on spiritual fast for 4 months 10 days crying out I want more of you Lord. And my prayer was answered! Thank You Lord! But God! Today, I was released and was back to our bike rides! Glory! Got a couple of rides in today! What a beautiful day for a ride!
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yAmelia.org When your 4 month fast is officially over and hubby is frying bacon, but you're doing this! #LifestyleChange #Grateful Today's bike ride! For some it takes 21 one days to create a habit. I guess it took 4 months for me! LolThought I would hit the gym late night and still ran into one of my spin instructors! Feels good to be back in the gym! Yep! Guess breakfast and lunch is delayed! Lol. I'll eat a banana to hold me over! :) Let's eat! A beautiful Sunday afternoon bike ride! Enjoy your evening! My day!Do they make carry bags for your nutri ninja or nutri bullet cups? I need to google that! Lol Because I need them in my life! :) Having fun! One Date Night!Have to change it up every now and then! LolBeautiful day for an outdoor bike ride!Next the gym in the empty spin class! Let's go! I work alone, today! LolOk I'm done! Good night! Outdoor bike riding!Indoor spin class by myself! Green smoothie on board!Happy Thankful Thursday, SparkBuddies!Yes!! An early anniversary gift from a friend!April 5th is our Big Day! Celebrating NOW!The Big 30 Wedding Anniv Celebration Continues!
#30thAnniversaryCelebrationHe loves me! #preanniversarygift Thanking God for all He has done!
#royalblue #navy #greenWe had fun last night at our 30th wedding anniversary celebration! We had fun last night at our 30th wedding anniversary celebration! Getting use to my Fitbit! San Francisco walking! #VacationMode SFO Vacation continues! SFO walking on vacation Walk the streets of Atlanta this weekend! Still grateful for our 30+ years of marriage! Had to get dolled up for our 30th Wedding Anniversary Celebration! Not sure if my time is correct. I forgot to turn it off. Oh well! LolWhen it's raining outside but you don't care because you're getting your bike ride done! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚Had a very active weekend! Yay! Didn't finish my 5 miles or 30 min! What a bomber! Oh well, got 36 flights done! Yay! Left my Fitbit at home yesterday and almost cried! Almost went back home to start all over again! Lol. Oh well, I'm better today!! Yes! I'm Back! Fitbit in control! I missed my Fitbit yesterday! It was a good day...Happy Mom's Day from my fam to yours! My 3 kids and 3 grands! If I don't get anything else done, I try to state in the "green" each day! Gotta keep it moving! Can't stop now! Gotta keep going! Weekend bike ride! Weekend bike ride! It was a long day with much sitting! Gotta move today! It's my hubby's birthday! Day off to celebrate! Yay! Gotta make sure I double this this weekend! Here's Friday! A good start to the weekend! And there was Saturday!! #LEGGO! It was a even better Sunday! Enjoyed a couple of bike rides yesterday! Shelby farms is a nice trail! Enjoyed our bike rides! This was a rough bike trail! Must invest in a mountain bike for this one! CRUSHED that weekend warrior challenge! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! CRUSHED that Weekend Warrior Challenge! BAM!Monday was slow...Tuesday was better so far....You already know! LOLTuesday was a good day. ...so far so good! Let the weekend begin! Let the Holiday Weekend Begin!Enjoyed my workouts today! First gym then outdoor bike ride! I'm proud of myself with this one! My personal best with staying in my peak zone!It was a good Saturday! Sunday: I don't climb many steps at home over the weekend! I must start hitting the gym for the stair master! Finish out he holiday weekend with no stairs! Got to do better! :) Gotta keep moving!Dual swing at WinShape Marriage Retreat! Didn't work as hard during my 2nd hour spin class! Gotta keep up the pace!!Yay for the new badge! Going for 20 miles under 60 minutes! Gave it all at first spin class! Only completed half of the second spin class tonight (posted earlier)! Will get back at it tomorrow for two more classes! #DubNation 20 miles in 58 minutes! Woohoo!! ðŸš´ðŸ¿ðŸš´ðŸ¿ðŸš´ðŸ¿ðŸš´ðŸ¿ðŸš´ðŸ¿ Finished with 26 in 82! #MondayMadnessGreat workout!! Stay in the green! #MyGoalMiss my half my spin class due to meetings! So hit the elliptical! Gotta keep it moving!! Enjoy your holiday weekend!! Just relaxing!I am so blessed to have this man to go through this thing call LIFE with! Happy Labor Day from us! #LoveMeSomeHim!Happy Labor Day! Leisure bike ride seeing the new Shelby Farms in Memphis, TN!Spin class! Evening stroll after church...I need to find a set of stairs before I go bed tonight! Lol. Maybe not! ðŸ˜‚A late start, but finally got my first personal challenge started! Not sure how I'm in 2nd place here, but my trophy says 1sr place?! Interesting! Go Green! And have a good night! So how calm my adventure ended, but didn't let me go back in to collect my last two treasures?! I don't like you right about now Mr. Fitbit! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚Busy day ahead... So I had to get it in! Good night!Enjoyed last week! Now let's see about this week! #LEGGO!Enjoyed spin class!Let the weekend begin! It was a good week!Spinning! Sunday night relaxation!A good Sunday!Keep climbing! It was a good night! Two spin classes! And good night!...on to the next!Today's workout, before my body works and abs class! Monday Madness! #LEGGO Gotta pick up the pace! First day on new job! Yay! And working with the daughter of some friends of ours! The day was GREAT! Great spin class! Forgot to post this one from a couple of weeks ago! 9/20/16 Today! Yay me!Here's some of the weekend!
Its never too late to live happily ever after! #31YearsENGAGEMENTNew Office! #NewBeginnings #NewPromotionFromTheLord Enjoyed spin tonight!The day's workout! A good day! It was a busy Saturday, but I got some exercise in! Yay! Great class tonight! Great class!Going Green!I don't get to walk much anymore with my new job, so I'm glad when I can get it in! #GoingGreen Enjoy spin this morning! Hit Abs and body works class too! Fun class!!Have a good nite!Double spin classes! Yay me! New job don't allow the time to make both classes often, so I was excited! 1517 calories burned in my double spin class! Yay! Lunch prepping for me and hubby! Nice Sunday evening bike ride!Good day!It was a decent night in spin class! A good night! Got to class late...so hit the bike after everyone left class! Going Green! Spinning was hard last night! It was a long day! But thank God I was there! Hope you're enjoying your weekend! Get out and move something! (((Hugs)))What's really going on! LolSunday night spin, by myself! #FocusIt was a slow night for me!Yesterday!! Gotta keep it moving! I must admit! I love to spin! Good night!Monday madness! Good night! No class Thursday, so made sure I got it in last night! Good night! And Happy Gobble Gobble! :) It was a good Thanksgiving with family and friends! ðŸ¦ƒJuicing! One to get the morning started and one frozen for lunch! #LEGGO Rough night!
But we get 'err done!
Spinning!Spinning for fun, health, life! Gotta keep moving! This was a good day! But God! I will get better! :) My Friday night as the MC for the Kindle Awards ceremony in our great city of Memphis! My hubby assisting me in handing out the Awards! My Friday night as the MC for the Kindle Awards ceremony in our great city of Memphis! It was a great evening! My Friday night as the MC for the Kindle Awards ceremony in our great city of Memphis! It's starting to look like Christmas on my job! Merry Christmas from the University of Memphis! It's almost here! Merry Christmas to you and yours! Learn to appreciate the different seasons of your life! ðŸ˜˜Good nite!Enjoyed class tonight! Think I'm done! Good nite!Enjoyed my spin class! Always enjoy spin class! I tried to keep up with the instructor on the resistance! Woosah! Lol. I did pretty good! A long day! Good nite! Saturday spin class! Today's workout! First hour spin and second hour abs and body works! Met my goal of 20 miles under 60 min! #LoveToSpinMy spin instructor slows me down with that resistance! Lol. 20 miles under 67 min! Good night! A couple of our holiday traditions! Sweet potato casserole and Mac & cheese (family recipe)! A day of cooking! Hit the gym first thing Christmas Eve! Then back to cooking! Stockings for my 3 kids and 3 grandkids! Merry Christmas!! ðŸŽ„ðŸŽâ„â›„Me and my sweetie wishing you a very Merry Christmas! My boys came in town for the day bearing gifts and enjoying Moma's cooking! It was a blessing to have them home, even for a day! #Grateful 20 miles under 60 min! That's what I do when it's just me: no instructor on 12 resistance! I will catch up with the class soon! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Spin Class #2 for today! This winter break is for the gym and Christmas movies! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ #LEGGO! Good nite! Happy Friday! Happy NYE Eve! ðŸŽŠNice! Spin bike rollover pass 100 and burned over 1000 calories! Yay! Worked that resistance tonight in spin! Goodnight! I think they appreciate my work! It's always nice to receive flowers from the office! Right now spinning 4x a week and strength training on the weekend. #LEGGOGotta keep moving!! Well, that's as close as I got to the snow today! Lol. In my PJs cleaning and cooking dinner! Enjoyed spin class! Lots of new people! The instructor gave up his bike for me to ride! Too nice! Had a sub in class tonight. See left class early. Oh well, I had to get it in by myself. ...20 miles under 60 min! Happy MLK Day! #doneGreat class! Still enjoying spin! Glad to see 20 miles under 60 again! It's been a while! LolCould not get that 20 miles in under 60! Next time! I was on my way to 20 under 60! Had to leave for a funeral. But there's always tomorrow's class! LolNeeded to get it in before a busy Saturday! Finally got my replacement Fitbit. Didn't work hard enough this morning! Finally got my HR charge replacement! Back in the saddle again! It was a good ride tonight! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾I attend class early, before anyone arrives. Just me!Second half hour was with the 9:15 class! Spinning...20 miles under 60 min!Not too bad!Good night!Not too bad of a night! I'm getting stronger! New job and less stairs! So, I give up trying to reach my 10 flights a day! A good spin night! Burn baby burn! #Calories Good nite!Nice class!A slow night! LolA decent night!Good nite!Gotta keep it moving! Keep spinning!! #FocusKeep it moving!Kept it easy today! After Abs and Bodyworks with Coach Kennis Sewell, I realized that I needed a little more work on them arms! My pushup game have gotten weak! I've got to get back into the game! ðŸ’ªðŸ¾ðŸ’ªðŸ¾Got a good hour in today: elliptical and treadmill! Celebration mode!! #AllWeekLadies: Be a Good Woman! Happy Saturday!Me leaving work Friday and getting ready for vacation!! Yay!Love, love, love!Be at Peace today!LB: Redefining beauty! ??????Getting my mind right for the week! #spinningSunday night Elliptical time!#TruthSpinning is fun!If....This hand wins everytime!Good nite!#RealMENSTANDUP
#RealmendoRealthingsBeau-ti-ful!!!Be Brave Today!Happy Anniversary to
My Husband, My Spouse,
My Best Friend, and My Lover:
Danny R. Cole!
April 5, 1986
The day that changed our lives Forever! God is Faithful! #RelationshipMatters #Celebrating31YearsHappy Anniversary to
My Husband, My Spouse,
My Best Friend, and My Lover:
Danny R. Cole!
April 5, 1986
The day that changed our lives Forever! God is Faithful! #RelationshipMatters #Celebrating31YearsBike ride at the beach! Much fun Celebrating 31 Years of Marriage!Finding the bike trails in the city!Bike ride at the beach! Finding the bike trails in the city!Enjoyed a full day of biking! Now, that's how you Celebrate 31 Years of Marriage!! Much fun! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Enjoyed a full day of biking! Now, that's how you Celebrate 31 Years of Marriage!! Much fun! ????????????????Today's bike ride in Panama City Beach!Me and my sweetie got some beach time after our bike ride!Nice scenic bike route Dr at Panama City Beach! Simply Beautiful!Fun beach time after the bike ride in Panama City Beach! It was a fun day on beach! Good nite!My day at the beach! Good nite!
Spinning! I can't! Still in vacation mode! But made sure I got that Monday 21! Well 22 Anywho! Thanks spin doc for a energetic class!!! I don't quit!!I can't! Still in vacation mode! But made sure I got that Monday 21 miles! Well 22 Anywho! Thanks spin doc for a energetic class!!! I don't quit!!Okay! That's better! Getting back into my zone and out of vacation mode! Lol. ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ #Spinning A better day! Okay! That's better! Getting back into my zone and out of vacation mode! Lol. ???????? #SpinningFolding your arms or turning away from each other can be devastating... how does that make you feel?
Regardless you are communicating something to your spouse.Be loving today!Here is one of my spin instructors that I call the quiet storm! #Beastmode Here is one of my spin instructors that I call the quiet storm! #BeastmodeDon't lack on love today!Happy Good Friday!Happy Good Friday!He Lives! Happy Good Friday! Meet the D of my "DNA"! ...Danny and Amelia! Tried, tested and proven true, after 31 years of marriage! #TheRealDeal #RelationshipMatters #EnjoyingMarriageAbundantlyA decent day for cardio! But I also got arms and legs done too! Yay me! Back from vacation!Anybody ever feel guilty after vacation and work hard to get EVERYTHING done in the same day at the gym! ...cardio, legs, arms, abs! Oh yeah! I know those days! 😂😂😂#TickledFunny!Just trying to at least stay in the green! Good nite!Staying green! Hope you had a wonderful Resurrection Sunday with your family and friends! Hope you had a wonderful Resurrection Sunday with your family and friends!Grateful for this beautiful day with my family!Great spin class!Must stay green!Man! It was a slow night for me! But God! I got it in! Must Stay Green! Stay Focus and Enjoy Life!The son always shines in the morning!Riding for a cause with St. Jude at Lifetime Fitness! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Happy Saturday! I supported St. Jude today in the "Ride for a Cause"! It was 4 hours of spin at Lifetime. I did 2 hours! Much fun!
Me warming up in the reception area, waiting for my shift to start! LolMust stay green!! I may have been slow tonight, but I was a sure thing! 21 mile Monday! Must stay green!!! Don't worry!Be a blessing!Ladies: You are a Queen!#tire The pain we have to go through to be healthy! Great class tonight! Love my spin classes! Stay green today! Yay me! So they say no pain, no gain?! Well, I must be gaining because the pain has been real!!! Thanks to our spin instructor for his special of 7, 7, 7, 8, 8 jumps while spinning!! ðŸ˜©ðŸ˜© ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚Must stay green!!Sometimes...Growth is not found in comfort.Enjoy and appreciate the process...The power to create happiness lies within you!Man! Just seen like I'm getting slower and slower in this class! It feeling harder and harder! Must stay green!!Spin class was empty tonight! But I got it in!! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Spin Class! Monday Night Madness! He wanted us to stand up for the entire class! Really?! NOT! I gave him what I had! Lol. Must stay green this week! I can do this! Gotta keep it moving!Tuesday night spin! Nice outdoor bike ride with my sweetie! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Beautiful weather for a bike ride! Hanging in Overton Park with my sweetie! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Must stay green! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾A good day bike riding!It was wet and slippery after the rain. Not bad, even after not one but two nasty falls today! But I'm good! Nothing broken, nothing missing! God's angels protected me! It was wet and slippery after the rain. Not bad, even after not one but two nasty falls today! But I'm good! Nothing broken, nothing missing! God's angels protected me! Ok. I'm back! LolWe call Monday's class: #21Monday! Got my 21 miles in! Even with my bruised legs from a nasty fall! My first ...and my second bike accident! I fell twice in the same few minutes! The road was slippery after the rain!Japan it is! Gotta keep moving!We remember! Hope you enjoyed your Memorial Day Weekend!My Heroes! I honor you!Fallen Heroes who sacrificed all: my dad (along with my mom) and two brothers! Man, I haven't seen green in two weeks! Trying to get this swelling under control since my bike fall! Good class! Not tonight! Almost 10K steps. Going to bed! :) #healing Must regain my strength!Finally! #Tickled Took it easy tonight as I continue to heal! Elliptical Good nite!Me and hubby leaving the gym tonight! Ready for bed now! Enjoyed kickboxing tonight!Had to get at least 10 miles in of spinning after our kickboxing class! All in all, a good day! Forgot to post last night! It was a good day with the hubby! 4th place! Not bad! Beautiful!Men: Biological, Custodial, and Spiritual Fathers! We Celebrate YOU! Let the weekend celebration begin! Here's to my hubby! Enjoyed spinning with my sweetie tonight! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Happy Friday! lol OK, that was yesterday's stats! Ready to get it started again this morning! Leggo!I introduced my sweetie to this one instructor named Lamar! His classes are the talk of the gym! He kicked butt in his kickboxing class! Woohoo!! First place!Yay! Another first place! Valley Loop first place! Woohoo!!Was determined to hit 10,000 before the night was over! Lol. Good nite!Yay me!My last win for now! Dealing with cold symptoms. I must rest! It's a wrap! I'm back...after a two day rest! Was going through a helming, dealing with those nasty cold symptoms! Great class! Hubby says he is an excellent instructor! #5StarsOnYelp ðŸš´ðŸ¾When the bike's timer rolls over from 99 min to start back over at zero! Lol #spinning ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾It was hot! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ Class of one!I'm short on my stairs today! Oh nice. A decent workout tonight. After spin stretch! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚Good nite!Kickboxing with DH. Kickboxing with DH!Good nite!I don't get it! Ugh! But I slept well! Lol #RestDayMe today! Well Rested! It was a decent nite!Nice class to start the morning! Yum!Good nite!Spinning by myself on this beautiful Sunday! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Got some time on the elliptical as well! Holidays are over for me! Back to work! ðŸ’ƒðŸ¾ðŸ’ƒðŸ¾ðŸ’ƒðŸ¾Fun spin class! Gotta keep earning my inches! Spin class with my sweetie!Good nite! ðŸ˜´ Really Fitbit?! Abs & body works class! ðŸ’ªðŸ¾ðŸ’ªðŸ¾Spin class of just me! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Good nite Sparkers! Me and the guy on the wall trying to get 22 miles in, before I realized it was after 8pm closing time and they were putting me out the gym. ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ Good nite Sparkers! Sweet dreams!Enjoy spinning with hubby! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Sweet dreams! Yep! I was crazy enough to walk during my lunch break! It's hot out there! Anywho, I needed to get outside of these four walks today!Focus on my goal of staying green daily! 7/12During the week, while at work, I try to get my stairs done first thing. This way I don't regret later that I only needed one more flight. lol. ðŸš¶ðŸš¶This answer a lot of questions! Great spin class tonight Sweet dreams!! ðŸ˜´ðŸ˜´Maurel, for you! Hope this helps!Good morning! Morning walk with stairs!Spin class of two: hubby and I. ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Lifting a few weights in my abs & body works class. Only burned 447 calories, but not bad!I'll take 2nd for place! Sweet dreams! Okay, I'm green! Good nite and sweet dreams!For you Cher! Steps to share your exercise. I have Fitbit Blaze. It's a good day when I get most of my goals accomplish before leaving work and still have kickboxing class tonight! Yay me! Kickboxing with DH! Goal met! Good nite and sweet dreams! Hubby is rocking that bike! Me, oh well, I accidentally paused my Fitbit and lost about 10 min! Lol.Hubby is rocking that bike! Me, oh well, I accidentally paused my Fitbit and lost about 10 min! Lol.Good nite and sweet dreams! Afternoon walk! I think I'm done! Sweet dreams! This mornings walk indoors! Cause it's hot out there! LolLet me getting ready for bed! Lol Last night! Good morning! Rise & Shine!Afternoon walk!Good nite and sweet dreams! Hey everybody! Hope your Saturday was great! Look what I got after playing around with the grand kids at Nashville Shores today! Much fun! They wore me out! Good nite!Monday morning walk, while working on my phone. Gotta get it in when I can! LolMonday! Good morning!Can you guess about when I forgot to turn my exercise off?! Lol Morning walk and floors!A late night spin class of just me and my worship music! Clears the mind! Good nite and sweet dreams my fit sisters! #Peace #SolitudeGoal day Thursday!Friday rest day! Busy getting ready for our Relationship Matters meeting that night!The start of Saturday! Leggo! 5th Sunday! Family Day st church with my daughter! Front desk on a Late evening at the gym. I had to promise that I would not stay pass closing, like I tend to do on Sundays! LolA promise is a promise! I got focus and got it done! Out by closing time! Part of my replay list to keep me pumped during workout! Morning walk and campus site seeing! Enjoying the view!Morning walk! Nite. Nite! Sweet Dreams!New hair! ðŸ˜ŠMorning walk!Spin fun!Much fun!! Saturday's elliptical Saturday's spin time Saturday's abs & body works class, celebrating our instructor's 59 birthday! She is healthy and body looks good! Happy Sunday! ðŸ™ŒðŸ¾ ðŸ™ŒðŸ¾Has anyone tried the slim fast meal supplements or any others? Please tell me your thoughts on meal supplements. Salad and Canadian bacon & biscuit lunch. My trail mix snack for the week has too many cashews! Lol. How I start my day at work!Julia, here is the other one that I'm trying. Early morning spin class of one!! Happy Marvelous Monday! My morning walk! Love yourself first! Posted a photoMy thoughts... ðŸ˜ŠMorning encouragement...Morning walk!My view while walking the stairs!Not today!!! I got this! ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚Tireddotcom! Sweet dreams!Hate when this happens!Well, my Fitbit Blaze is back up and running! I emailed Fitbit-support and they told me how to do a hard reset. Now I know! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ Was a little tired in spin tonight. Morning!!Abs & body works class!Happy Monday! Have a total eclipse kind of day! (((hugs)))God, you're some kind of awesome! Amazing show today! Morning walk! Spin class at lifetime, when I normally go to LA Fitness. It's a different bike and takes some getting use to. One my morning walks!Gotta keep moving! Just stay green!I am back from vacation! And no exercise! Lol. Hope everyone had a great holiday! 21 miles in spin tonight! afternoon walk with my dinner, which I came home to after spin, thanks to my sweetie! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ 21 miles Tuesday for spin!My spin instructor's son! So handsome! Hung out on the elliptical today!Good nite! ðŸ˜´ Hey ladies! ðŸ‘‹ðŸ¾ðŸ‘‹ðŸ¾ Hit the gym and the spin bike tonight! And you know I parked up close tonight! Lights still out in the parking lot! ðŸ™„ #21Friday Late for spin. Only 30 min before I had to be in my next class. Late because I was cooking dinner this morning, busy day ahead. Abs and body works class!Getting it in late today! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Spinning and elliptical! Good nite and sweet dreams! Happy Sunday! Left my Fitbit home on Friday, and after that, my step count was low this weekend! But I did get my spin and elliptical in this weekend! Woohoo!Spinning! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Worked hard in class tonight!Good nite! Sweet dreams! ...I'm listening! ðŸ‘‚ Spinning!Good nite and sweet dreams!Must get back to Green!! ðŸ¤£ðŸ¤£Morning walk and stairs, breakfast and lunch. I need to make my Sam's Club run for my favorite breakfast foods! Nothing green for lunch today, that's a big "no no" for me! But the chicken pasta and cream corn was delish! I need to go grocery shopping period! LolMorning walk. Lunch was the 2nd half of my McAllister's southwestern salad that I had for dinner last night. Yum! Well this taste like too sweet kook-aid! LolHave to try this one next. Yuck! LolBreakfast with grapes, that were delish, I might add! This hazelnut chocolate is also delish! This morning elliptical!Abs and body works class!I say YES to protein! The Carmel flavor is seasonal and is delicious! Nutritional facts for the Premier Protein caramel flavor. Yum!Morning walk and stairs. Spin class Monday night!Monday overall!Morning walk and stairs!Class is starting! Morning leisure walk!Good nite!Morning walk!Stairs! Spinning!Must stay green! Morning walk and stairs!Friday night dinner at Longhorn. Had half that night and half the next day. Yum!My first meal today was dinner. A busy yet productive day!Elliptical before hitting my abs and body works class. Good nite!Welcome October Harvest! How many of you know couples who Celebrate the Engagement Anniversary?! Lol. We do! 32 years and counting! #grateful Morning walk!End of day! Nite nite!Morning walk and stairs! Spinning! Elliptical!Breakfast!Morning run on Tuesday. Must stay green and close them circles! LolGot a couple of walks in this morning in my walking kicks! Must stay green! Must close those circles! #staygreen First spin class this week! Body needed rest!Great class! Abs and body works / weight class! Got a good run in while being awareness to domestic violence! #HerLifeMatters Happy Sunday! Enjoy your Worship Services today!
Last night's Date Night dinner: stuffed tilapia, spinach and augratin potatoes. Half for dinner and half take home. ðŸ‘…Morning walk. Lunch - Panda Express walnut shrimp and veggies! Monday!Spin class! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Thursday's spin class!Monday's spin class!Lunch time walk!Delish! Weather is beautiful outside so I decided on another afternoon walk!...and good nite! ðŸ˜Okay. I'm good now! Lol. Gotta love the office! Anyone use Bragg's? Tell me your experience with It. This suppose to be a good natural colon cleanse. What colon cleanses have you used? Saturday elliptical!Saturday spin!Was spinning hard before that colon cleanse kicked in! ðŸ¤£ðŸ¤£ðŸ¤£Good night! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Happy Saturday! Got it in tonight! ðŸš´ðŸ¾ðŸš´ðŸ¾Good night!My NEW for the Holidays and special events, like my Birthday on 12/21!! Yay!Do Blondes really have more fun?!! We will see! lolSomething NEW for the Holidays and my upcoming Birthday 12/21!Change is Good!Something NEW for the Holidays and my upcoming Birthday 12/21! 3...2...1! #BirthdayCountdown 12/21! 3...2...1! #BirthdayCountdown 12/21! #GratefulThis is the Day the Lord Have Made! I Will Rejoice and Be Glad In It!!! Yâ€™all didnâ€™t know?! You better ask somebody! ...and ainâ€™t shame! Lol.After 32 years of marriage, my hubby still spoils me! #grateful My Birthday Gift! My 3 kids and 3 grandkids! Merry Christmas to you and yours!! ðŸŽ„â„ï¸â›„ï¸ðŸŽJulia, this pic is for you! Hereâ€™s the contents of my birthday present! Itâ€™s the best pic I can do right now! Lol. Happy 2018!! May you have a Happy Healthy and Prosperous New Year! Be authentically YOU this year! Letâ€™s take the mask off! Hey SP fam! ðŸ‘‹ðŸ¾ðŸ‘‹ðŸ¾Friday morning wake up workout! Lol. Hope Your Day is going well! And....Thursday morning wake up workout!! Morning! Enjoy this day!March 6, Tuesday!March 7, Wednesday!March 8, Thursday!March 9, Friday! Yay! Ready for vacay!Love this man! #32years#beachready let vacay begin! Itâ€™s my Anniversary! God is Good! A great start to a great 32 anniversary!Relax and breathe! Anniversary Celebration Continues!Vacation mode!Vacation mode it is!Morning!Getting dirty! Speed driving the sand buggies! ðŸš— Just hanging with my sweetie! Calgon take me away! Countdown until next yearâ€™s vacation begins now! ðŸ˜ŽðŸ˜ðŸ˜†When you order lobster and it is as big as your head! Lol. Red Lobster, eat your heart out! LolWhat breakfast was like....The egg white omelette were delish!! #mood Thank you!!Fruits, veggies, flavored water and protein shakes. Meal prep time. Lets get busy!! Finished my semester and have a month before the next class begin! Woohoo! Feels good to be back in the gym!Spinning!Good night!Morning walk! Good morning Sparkers! Good workout!#grateful!Dreams donâ€™t work unless YOU do! #dreamer #thinker #doerMay 2April 30May 1 May 3May 4Quick workout #1 between appointments. Elliptical Quick workout #2 between appointments! Spinning Day 7 of 31! #LEGGOAfter Meal prep lunch for the week from Samâ€™s Club, I realized that Kroger has their grapes on sell for .88 cents per pound! Yes!Workout number two for Sunday! Nite nite!Well, itâ€™s been a minute since I seen all green! Late...but I got it in! Day 9 of 31!Morning! This is how my breakfast and lunch been looking while spending my 12 hour shifts in the hospital with my sister! 🙏🏾🙏🏾 ...covering my sister in prayer!I needed this workout! Mind relaxing after the week of 12 hour shifts at the hospital. Thank you Lord!Posted a photoHappy Mother's Day to you!! â¤ï¸ðŸŒ¸ðŸŒ¹My choice of drink this week! Have you tried these?#saluteMy morning snack!Morning Sparkers! One of my fav morning work snacks for the office!Was honored to attend this event celebrating the Distinguish Alumni of the University of Memphis!This was an award I received on behalf of my family at another event! #honoredHow do you celebrate when on the last day of the first summer session class of your doctoral program, finishing with another A+, you are informed that you are the employee of the month for the U of M Operations Division! You (well I) Praise Jesus for the benefits of the all access parking pass for the month, a cash reward and a Employee of the Month certificate! 🙌🏾🙌🏾 ...then I hit the gym, relieved from the books, the four walls of my study room and from my pjs! Glory!It’s been a Mighty Good Day! 😊Saturday morning workout was good!Ended Saturday well! This is how I enjoy having a break from school! :)When you have not been on a bike in a while... seem like the longest 21 Miles ever! 😂 🚴🏽♂️🚴🏽♂️never missing a Monday workout! 😊 I hit the elliptical tonight!It’s Official! #gratefulGood nite Sparkers!My thoughts from last night! Forgot to post. 😆 Good nite ladies! It’s been a while since I had a day like this! Next... 😴 🛏 💤Happy Sunday Sparkers! I got 22 miles in today after church. Makes for a good first day of the week!I have had many storms in my life, and God has always given me the strength to weather the storm and given me peace in the midst of the storm. But I tell you... maintaining weight lost seems to be the hardest thing in my life! Father, give me strength! 🙏🏾🙏🏾 Good nite Sparkers.Friday...Posted a photoHappy New Beginnings!It was a good walk! Lord, please give me strength to keep going!Posted a photoOne day at a time! 🙏🏾🙏🏾 Happy Saturday!Thank you Lord for a productive and active exercise weekend! A nice break from the books! Now help me to be consistent! 🙏🏾🙏🏾Our 1985 Columbus Day Engagement was re-enacted 2011! ❤️❤️❤️ 33 Years later, still Enjoying Life & Marriage Abundantly!! We Celebrate every year by going back to the same restaurant!Thank you Lord for giving me strength to exercise another day! ...one day at a time.I needed a fresh start! So I switched gym membership from LA Fitness to Youfit. Just the basics, no fitness classes. Thank you Lord for another day of exercise and a fresh start!Thank you Lord for another day of exercise! Good nite Sparkers!I have got to keep going!! Lord give me strength! This was Wednesday night. Headed to the gym for tonight’s workout! 🙏🏾I feel myself getting back to ME! Have to stay active! Good nite Sparkers!I am trying to figure out why a 5K Walk outdoors, where I burn only half the calories that I would on the elliptical, had me feeling like I had been run over by a truck?! Maybe it’s because I’m just starting back and been at the gym every day this week? I’m not sure, but I’m going to bed. Nite nite Sparkers!Did a 5K in support of Stop Domestic Violence! #herlifemattersWe facilitated a panel discussion on Domestic Violence Awareness! Some valuable information was shared.My Sunday! Thank you Lord for giving me the strength to keep going!My Monday! 🙏🏾🙏🏾Good nite Sparkers! Thanking the Lord for another day of exercise! 🙏🏾🙏🏾True Blue Alumni 5K!!! 3rd Place in ladies! And 5th overall in my age bracket! #gotigers #trueblue5kIt was a good day! True Blue Alumni 5K!!! 3rd Place in ladies! And 5th overall in my age bracket! #gotigers #trueblue5kThank you Lord for another day of exercise! Good nite Sparkers!Morning Sparkers! Here’s my morning go-to breakfast! Tell me what’s yours?!Why does this taste like Milkamagnesia to me! Lol. Anyone know what I’m talkin bout?! If you do, you probably know the correct way to spell it! 😂...and for today’s snack. Who likes these? Or too much like dessert for you?! Happy Saturday Sparkers! Enjoy this beautiful day!I know it’s added sugar, but I’m grateful for Adult chewable vitamins! I use to get them only for my kids, but now I’m hooked. Do you like or dislike the chewable vitamins?It’s a homemade chili kind of day! Easy 15-minute Spark Recipe, with added carrots and celery! Yum! One of my favs!Lunch prepping! Spark Recipe 15-minute chili with ground turkey, and added veggies (carrots and celery)!We were honored to host the Love Alive Marriage Gala! My husband is so charismatic! He has truly anointed, contemporary and relevant ways of keeping the couples interactive and entertained. He keeps a spirit of joy and love alive during our marriage meetings.The Christmas 🎄 Tree in my dentist office was so pretty! Do you put up a tree this time of year? If so, are you done decorating? Not me! Well, my tree is up, but the grand babies come over this weekend to decorate! That’s our current tradition.Consistency is the key to the break through! Lord, help me find my discipline again!Decent workout! Good nite! Happy Friday!Okay, I didn’t resist! It says “no photos in the locker room”! Which I didn’t read until “after” my photo! 😂 😂 ...reading is fundamental! 😉Birthday Weekend!! Ice was fun and cold! Only 9 degrees and 2 million pounds of ice!Merry Christmas Eve from me ...and Frosty! 🎄 ⛄️Just as the branches of the tree, so does our family grow! Merry Christmas!Blessings to you and your family, from ours! 😍Got a new Fitbit Ionic for Christmas! Yay! My Blaze was dying on me little by little! Lol. Now, having to learn another Fitbit all over. Having a few challenges, but I’m learning.A beautiful birthday gift from my sister!Good nite Sparkers! Let’s finish out this year strong!It ain’t over yet! #finishstrong2019 here I come!! #focusMeet my family!A forgotten post! Lol. WednesdayMeal Prep - Yummy!
1) baked chicken, carrots, spinach
2) lasagna, green beans, sweet potato
3) meat loaf, corn, broccoli
4) chicken pasta, carrots, lima beans
5) pork chop, carrots, cauliflower
6) meat loaf, green beans, broccoli
7) baked fish, wild rice, asparagus
8) lasagna, carrots, brussel sprouts
9) baked fish, zucchini & squash, asparagus
10) baked chicken, spinach, sweet potatoHappy Monday! Let’s have a great week!!It was a good start to the week! #leggoThat makes 5 out of 5 exercise days! Amelia’s getting her groove back! Thank you Lord! #gratefulIt was a good week! Happy Saturday Sparkers! Enjoy your weekend!It was a good day! Working and sweating while looking at a younger self in the background! Time waits for no one! Lol.Think I’m done for the night! Good start to the week! Nite nite Sparkers!It was a good weekend! I must keep going! Happy Marvelous Monday Sparkers!It was a good day! And getting “gooder”! Lol. Here’s my new treadmill! My old elliptical had just about reached its end! Lol.Even though this was not my final count for today, I just like to see the screen when it goes ALL GREEN! Woohoo! Nite nite!Meet NordicTrack, my new Best Friend! 😊That was a hard 20 min mile! Happy Friday Sparkers!Meal prep: spinach leaves, brown rice, black bean & corn salsa, tomatoes and fists chicken strips. Yum! My very own Chipotle restaurant at home! Lol.I feel my self getting stronger and it’s a greater feeling! Thank you Lord!! #GratefulHow I spend my time with my new best friend, Nordic Track! Lol. Next, I will have to get a flat screen on my wall in my workout room! We will see! LolMy Rachel Ray’s black bean and corn salad recipe. I add it to my spinach leafs, brown rice and chicken breast strips for my own Chipotle bowl! It’s delish!Nice streak!It was a good day! Hope your day was well!Last nights date night with my friend, NordicTrack! Lol. #lovemesomehim Bahahahaha!Morning Sparkers! Here’s last night’s date night! 😊 Enjoy your day!Gotta keep it moving! Nite nite Sparkers!Hubby said I look like I’ve been swimming! Lol. Get yo sweat on Sparkers!Posted a photoCold weather days are another reason why I am grateful for a workout room in my house! Thank you Lord! #Focus #DeterminedLet’s see if I can beat my last weekend steps this weekend! It’s on! Gotta keep pushing myself!It was a slow start to the week, so I started the morning taking care of ME! Good Morning to you!My “boyfran” NordicTrack says hello! I just couldn’t stay off him today! 😂 😂 😂It was a good day! Nite nite Sparkers!Happy Lunchtime! Spinach leaves, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and scoop of tuna salad with strawberry balsamic.First time trying this one. It’s pretty good! Happy Sunday Sparkers!Morning workout done! ✅ Enjoy your day!Happy Saturday Sparkers! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Workout DONE! ✅ ...me and my boyfriend had a good start to the day! 😊It’s salad prep time!! Woohoo!Salad anyone?! 😊 Nite Nite Sparkers!Now that was a good night’s sleep! Morning Sparkers! And yay me! 😊I love Saturday’s! Good morning! Total time was 2 hrs 40 min. Don’t know why, but my NordicTrack will stop automatically at 1 hr 40 min. I haven’t taken the time to Google and follow the instructions to correct. Gotta do that one day! Lol.Hello Sparkers! Taking it easy tonight! But getting it in!Nite nite Sparkers!Some mornings it’s hard to leave my boyfriend (NordicTrack) for work, another reason why I love Saturdays! Happy Saturday Sparkers!Happy Marvelous Monday Sparkers!Me and hubby in Dallas Botanical Garden for my niece’s wedding! He silly!My niece’s wedding at Dallas Botanical Gardens!Love me some him! We will Celebrate 33 years on April 5!! God is Good!Was hanging out in Atlanta last week for a women’s conference! So refreshing!Decided tinker my new hair down and relax! Lol. Enjoying Life Abundantly!Our 33rd Anniversary Celebration Continues! We have been to Phoenix, Flagstaff, Sedona and now in Vegas! God is Faithful and Life is Good!Posted a photoSometimes starting bad slow, after vacation, flu and a knee injury (in that order) can be challenging! But God! This Resurrection Weekend is giving me LIFE!Posted a photoPosted a photoI enjoyed the Grand Canyon tremendously! God’s wonders of the world! Amazing!It was a good workout!We had a relaxing good time at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas during our anniversary celebration!A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and rejoices with your successes. True friends are for life! Recognize your true friends, appreciate them and keep them around!
This young lady is a childhood friend. In high school, we walked miles to each other’s house on the weekends. She was the third wheel when Danny and I were dating! She was the Maid of Honor at our wedding! All these years later, we are still hanging! Thank God for them! It’s our season! #TrueFriendsIt was a good morning!Morning Sparkers! Happy Saturday! Let’s make this day count! Enjoy!We are in the home gym together! #lovemesomehimHappy to have hubby working out with me in our home! What a blessing!It’s a wrap for the night!Morning Sparkers! Enjoy your day!Now, let me get ready for work!Hubby made salmon, omelet and waffle for me!I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day! It was hat day at our church!Happy Sunday! Enjoy this day!Celebrated hubby’s birthday at Capital Grill!Finally, my house guest are gone and I’m back in my home gym! 😂Introducing my soon to be daughter-in-love! My son proposed this weekend!Congratulations to my first born son!Morning Sparkers! Here’s what our MEMPHIS, TN bridge looks like at night! Enjoy your day!Homework & Treadmill! Great combination! #doctoralstudentIt was a good morning! Happy Sunday Sparkers!Good nite Sparkers!It’s what my weekends are made of... homework and treadmill! Happy Friday Sparkers!At it again! Salad prep! Happy Saturday Sparkers!Hubby is eating salads with me now! Yay! So I had to make a second round for the week! Yum! Summer salads are the best! Everything in season! #healthyeatingA gift I received from my health insurance Active Health program. Nice.Happy Salad Prep Sunday Sparkers! 😊Morning Sparkers! Here’s this week’s fruit load for my salads! Fruit sweetens my salads! Yum! 😊How I’m starting my morning! Enjoy your Saturday Sparkers!They say we look like twins! What do y’all think?! 🙂Not twins, not sisters, not even best friends! We attend church together! They say you have a twin some where in the world! Lol. Her kids and even her husband has mistaken me for her at some point. LolMy Day! Service Excellence Award! #lovemyjobThank you Spark Buddies! Here is a picture of the award!Summer school has ended! Thank goodness! Two week break! Enough time for me to get back on track! Woohoo! #leggoThis week’s lunch prep: Baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, grapes and homemade chicken salad. With clementine and peaches for dessert. Yum! Someone asked about strawberries lasting longer than a week. No ma’am. I do my fruit and veggie shopping weekly, did not say they last that long. LolToday’s lunch! Sparkers: you have to understand that I am not a picky eater, to say the least. Lol. Hubby laughs at me because I can eat my food cold, while he is warming up in the oven (not even the microwave)! Lol. So yes, my spinach may start to wilder before the week is out, but that does not bother me. I still enjoy it with the rest of my lunch. I know, I’m weird like that. 😊 Enjoy your day, Sparkers! ❤️Taking advantage of these two weeks of summer break before school starts back! Lord help me with this life balancing act! 🙏🏾Here’s to hump day! Lol.Catching up on SparkPeople! Happy Saturday to you! #ProgressNlife 😊Enjoy your day Sparkers!Cleaned out my closet today! Yay! Goodwill here I come!You are BRAVER
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AA MilineA decent start to my Tuesday!Wednesday was a good start as well! Have to keep it going!Happy Friday Eve Sparkers! Enjoy your day! #schoolwork #treadmill A great combination!This week’s fruit shopping! Watermelon, melon, cotton candy grapes, nectarines, and peaches. Yum!Look for a friend girl brought me today! More fruit! 😊 Strawberries, watermelon, melon, grapes and pineapples! Yum yum!A peaceful night!Sweet dreams Sparkers! Nite nite!Morning Spark! Ended the night with a little workout!There! I’m better now! $5 Fridays at Smoothie King! #mylunchREADING, READING, READING! That's me! happy Saturday!Happy Saturday Morning Spaeking Sparkers! Say that 10 times fast! LolHomework + exercise = energized Amelia! LolGrandson #2 of 3 on grandparents day at his school. My little 4th grader read to me during lunch! So sweet and smart! ❤️❤️Happy that I got a workout in before bed!Nite nite Sparkers!Slowly built back up to 4.0 speed and 4.0 incline! Yay!Posted a photoLunch break! Cocoa for Bananas Smoothie, yum! This is our Healthy Teaching Kitchen on campus.Nite nite Sparkers!Hey Sparkers! Hope you had a great day!Posted a photoGotta keep it moving! Happy Saturday! Now back to the books! ✌🏽10 incline but only 2.0 speed. Doing something different than my normal routine.Steady as she goes... Morning!Steady as she goes! That’s me! Lol. Happy Saturday Sparkers!GiGi’s baby had arrived! #IamInLoveDaddy and son! Genetics are Powerful! #twins My first biological grand baby!Cuteness overload! GiGi’s baby!Hotel had a nice gym and treadmill.Surprised my daughter in love with a baby book I created at Walgreens! She was so happy!Like the bin says: Life is Good at Grandma’s! Guess who spend the night with me! ❤️❤️GiGi’s baby still trying to figure out what I’m to do with this thing! Before long, it will go into the mouth! Lol. Almost 3 weeks old now!Mr. & Mrs. Cole by day and Santa & His Helper by night! Lol. Weekend events!Snack time! #hungryOver the years 2010-19! From receiving this award in 2010, I have been honored to be the MC for the Kindle Awards since then! Missed only two years! ❤️❤️I just love me some him! DH #hubbyHe smiled and made my day! GiGi’s baby!Morning! I had a wonderful birthday yesterday!When you have absolutely the BEST Hubs in da world!! #SuiteLife
Happy Birthday to ME!! Shouting for my NEW! Nothing from my past, nothing already thought about or that I'm already believing God for! It's All NEW! Eyes have not seen, ears have not heard!When God gives you someone to do Life with, to grow older with, be thankful! Life is Good with this man! #GratefulHope you enjoyed your family and friends!Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from GiGi’s baby! 😊🎄☃️Missing Christmas already! 😍Happy New Year Sparkers!Loving my new Apple Watch I received from hubby! Now let me put it to work! 😊Man! I have so much on these salads, I can’t name them all! Lol. I’ll try! Spinach leaves, carrots, tomatoes, black beans, mushrooms, Mexican corn, cucumber, string cheese chopped (cheeseheads). Toppings that may be added will be tortilla chips, dried blueberries & honey toasted pecans, cranberries & candied pecans, maple glazed pecan pieces, dates & apples, crispy onions. Hmm hmmm good! Lol. Salads for me and hubby!Thanks Spark People! You are a motivation for me!! ❤️❤️is #GRATEFUL & Motivated! Thanks!Happy International Women’s Day, March 8, 2020: We are Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights.I was running low on my spinach leaves today. But that’s okay. I think I made up for it with the zucchini, squash, cucumbers, carrots, celery, tomatoes and peppers! 😊 ...eat then rainbow!Thanks to my Apple Watch for the little things, like perfect move week awards! Moved at least 12 out of 12 hours a day!Happy International Women’s Day! #move✅ Good nite!Closing those rings! I do miss my Fitbit, but I’m getting use to this Apple Watch.This week’s salad prep has a small baggies of baked Alaskan salmon. Yum!Good nite!Long day...Home safely and ready for my salad!
Put in everything but the kitchen sink. Lol. Spinach leaves, red /orange peppers, carrots, celery, zucchini, squash, tomatoes, and salmon!Praying for my Spark Buddies today! Be safe and wash your hands! But above all, do not allow fear to control you! Good nite!This is what working from home looks like, letting the sunshine in! 😊 I’m blessed to have a job that allows me to do so!Teaching by Dr. Dee Dee Freeman made for a great workout! Good nite!I’m enjoying these sessions while working out! Good nite!It was a good workout! Hey Sparkers!Salad prepping brings me peace and joy! Happy Sparking!Dinner. No salad tonight. 😉 Stuffed pepper with a side of beef, broccoli, brown rice and green beans mixture.Feeding both the spiritual and physical! Good nite!It was a good workout. But I have how Apple Watch will only show 30 min of exercise after I have been on the treadmill almost an hour at 3.0 miles per hour. I guess they are measuring my heart rate. Anyhow, I don’t like it! Give me my hour! Lol. Fitbit did count it as exercise. Apple you need to get with it! LolOh my goodness! I overdid it on my egg white omelette with the chunky salsa! Lol. But it sure was good! Hubby makes them every Saturday for me! I just love him! ❤️This was the making of my husband’s omelette, with the yokes first him! 😍 He is our Saturday morning chef!Happy Sunday Sparkers! Dinner is served! Scallops with grilled chicken and brown rice, zucchini and green beans.6 miles 2 hours 5 min not a bad workout. 😍Close those rings 4 times this week. Yay me. Gotta keep moving! Good nite Sparkers!Some online fun! Here’s a then and now photo for you! 😍😍 #FutureDrColeGotta to keep it moving!When your salad turns into a veggie plate! 😂Day 3 of closing my rings this week! I took the advice of a spark friend and have been moving my arms while walking and my Apple Watch is acting better and calculating my active minutes! Yay! Thanks for the advice!Beets are good for your heart! ❤️❤️❤️Happy 34th Anniversary to us!! God is Faithful!How we Celebrated our 34th Anniversary, while safer at home! We created our own restaurant and hired a chef! ❤️❤️I have to admit, I just wanted to@get it done tonight. 30 min is sufficient! Day two of closing the rings this week!Good nite... or good morning! 😍😍A 2-hour movie got me 5 miles. Yay me! 😍Getting my gym / office together during this quarantine! I’m coming out of this BETTER! 🙌🏾🙌🏾Day 42 - Shelter in place! I will be snacking today! 😍Day 43 of “safer at home”! When your #homeoffice and #homegym is now in the same room, I won’t complaint! #focus #determination #perseverance #mindsets #saferathome If you have to go out: #usewisdomYayyy me!! First perfect week this year!! 💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾Nite nite Sparkers!Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!Happy Mom’s Day from My grand baby! ❤️🌹A perfect week all around! Happy Mom’s Day Sparkers! God nite! ❤️🌹💜Berries are washed and ready for the eating! Yum!Prepping salads for the week!Hit the open road and enjoy! Headed to the “M” bridge! Memphis!#mydad Thank you to those who made the ultimate sacrifice! Honor and Remember! Happy Memorial Day!I am on track for a perfect month, minus one day (which was the day that I was working on my final project for my spring semester class)! Here is Perfect week (move, stand, and excercise) two for the month!May Challenge on my Apple Watch accomplished! Yay me!This is a first for me! A perfect month, minus one day while completing my final class project. I average 40 min and 800 calories per day! #gottakeepmovingFirst week of June done! ✅Week 3 of 5! June is going well! Good nite! #docusedDid not realize I burn this many calories in 60 min at only a 2.5 mph walk, while watching a movie. That’s was encouraging to see!Posted a photoPosted a photoWhen your husband makes your salad! 😋Hope you had a fun and safe Holiday Weekend! I’m celebrating me! I have met or gone beyond my move goal since March, the start of this safer at home time started! Yay me!Yesterday’s salad by hubby was a little smaller! Lol. Let’s see what today’s will look like. I’ll be waiting! 😂Bike riding with hubby is always fun! #TeamCole #bettertogetherFor some reason the salads taste better when he makes them! 😂 😂My latest addition to my home office / home gym is my tiger! This doctoral program brings the tiger out of me! Lol. #gotigersgo #universityofmemphisWorking and snacking...It’s was a perfect month with calories, exercise and standing! Yay me!Salad prep Friday! Spinach leaves, cucumber, tomatoes, mushrooms, black beans and corn. Good nite!When hubby turns your prepared salad into this for lunch after our bike ride! Added salmon and grilled bell pepper. 😋Friday night into Saturday morning...Today’s bike ride with hubby!A beautiful day for a bike ride! The logo on the mask is for my church.Home Chef is the best! I order. Hubby cooks while I study. ❤️❤️My newest grandson! 3 weeks old! That makes 6 in all! ❤️❤️❤️I am enjoying hubby cooking the Home Chef meals! They are delish! ...now back to the books! 👋🏾Yesterday’s salad!A home chef delight cooked by hubby!When you just want to do a little something different with you salads.. add a few cashews. 😂 Just every now and then. 😂Today’s meal! Yummy!Back to Planning my meals for healthy eating! Woohoo!Eating healthy!Replaced my protein bars and Skinny Pop popcorn snacks with these! Yum 😋I’m enjoying my healthy eating!Okay. Last one! 😍Morning Sparkers! Happy Terrific Tuesday!Have a great day, Sparkers!!My very first ever homemade dressing! It’s actually made to your taste. I tested mixing just a little first. 😆 My girlfriend uses about half red wine and half sriracha. But I’m not a spicy girl. So I only used about 3/4 cup of red wine and 1/4 cup sriracha, and added 12 ounces of plain yogurt.Prepped and ready for the week! Pan-seared Salmon and oven-roasted zucchini and squash.Got ‘er done today! Move it to lose it! 💪🏾 💪🏾A special treat! 😋Posted a photoGreat morning Sparkers!Prepping chicken for my weekly spinach salads.A great day for a bike ride with hubby!Breakfast! I choose to live! ❤️❤️Lunch! I choose to live!Lunch today was good! Trying to focus on smaller meals 4 times a day.Morning Sparkers!Good Day Sparkers!Morning! Made enough for my first two meals of the day! The break down is per meal. It’s two meals on the plate. 😍Good nite Sparkers!Morning Sparkers!Veggie Prep! Meet my Misto! This little fella is a calorie saver! For those who use olive oil, this sprays on evenly for less calories!One week closer to a perfect month of #DailyExercise! Let’s Go!Morning Sparkers! Here’s to a great start to a great day! May everything you set your hands to do this day prosper! ❤️🙏🏾❤️It was a good early morning workout! Enjoy your day, Sparkers!Just a lot of veggies and egg whites! Yum!Prep day! Grilled chicken, green beans and vegetable medley! Yum 😋Crustless quiche with egg, spinach, ground turkey and shredded mozzarella cheese. Yum.Enjoyed my cucumber and tomatoes salad. My nephew had bought some from the store and I wanted some. So I made it! 😍 I control what I put in my body!Posted a photoChallenge met!!Morning Sparkers! First meal of thenday!Previous days meals! Eating light!Its was a good week!Afternoon Sparkers!The tilapia, spinach, cucumbers, and tomatoes were all delish! 😋Happy Veteran’s Day!It was a good morning!Happy Friday the 13th!! Now let's get this party started!Getting my seasonings in order! Pink salt and black salt! Much flavor without the negative effects on my BP!Gettin it in! Good night!I surpassed a couple of personal goals yesterday! Let’s see if I can accomplish again today! 😍💪🏽November was a good month! But don’t want to stay here! Let’s see what 2021 holds! It has to be better than 2020!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽It was a beautiful day for a bike ride here today!God is Faithful!God is Faithful! The only salt I use is the pink salt and black salt, from my previous picture. Eating healthy, 4 small meals a day, eating every 3 hours, less than 200-400 calories per meal, drinking one gallon water daily, and exercising daily.Happy Gobble Gobble!! 🦃🍁🍽We have must to be Thankful for! Enjoy this day! And be safe!Morning Sparkers! 9 miles, 2 hours 45 min to start the morning!Happy Saturday Sparkers! Gettin it in! 💪🏾💪🏾Grateful! 🙏🏾♥️🙏🏾 Working from home has been good for me! I am back focus on what matters most! Me! Cannot take care of anyone else, before taking care of Me! God is Faithful! 🙌🏾🙌🏾God is Faithful! Healthy and Happy! My night with my king! 😍😍Had a taste for some bacon wrapped shrimp. So went to the store, got what I needed and put the air fryer to work! 😍😋Could not forget the salmon! Veggies will be either brussel sprouts, cabbage, spinach or zucchini! Or maybe two or three of these. 😂 They are my go to veggies!It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I choose to believe! ♥️♥️My hubby! #naughty 😍😍Frosty.... is that you?! 😍😍😍 My fav time of@the year! And my birthday month! 🌲🎁🍾Added a stepper to my workout equipment!Being a GiGi is the BEST! My first born grandson! Picked him up from Atlanta. He is with us for the holidays and returns to Atlanta New Year’s! ♥️♥️GiGi’s have much fun! My youngest son (of two) baby! He gets to meet his first cousin for the first time! 😍😍Countdown as of yesterday! #Countdown This is the day the Lord has made! I will rejoice and be glad in it! I am so grateful to be embarking on another year! #5daystogo
Tee shirt: I am a 40 Day Turn Up Skywalker! If you know me, you know! 😍And as of today! I am Enjoying Life and Marriage Abundantly! God is Faithful! 🙌🏽🙌🏽Even in the midst of this pandemic... I will Rejoice! Keep Calm, Amelia! Only 3 Days till your Birthday!! Enjoying Life & Marriage Abundantly!! God is Faithful! 🙌🏾🙌🏾Happy Saturday Sparkers!! This is the day the Lord has made! I will rejoice and be glad in it!! #Only2Days #BirthdayCountdownIt’s almost my Birthday!!He makes me smile! #healthylivingPosted a photoPosted a photoAs a part of my birthday gift! My thoughtful second born son helped me to recreate these memories! Around 1999 vs. 2020! ❤️❤️❤️The morning after birthday celebration, you must go hard!! 😍😍💪🏾💪🏾Merry Christmas to you and your family!Get out of here 2020! 2021 Get ready cause here I come!! 💪🏾💪🏾Caption not needed, But God! A picture is worth a thousand words! #Grateful for the 40 Day Turn Up process that gave me the daily encouragement and support needed to get focus!Two of my grandbabies! ❤️❤️ The older one is with me for the month! 😍😍Good morning! Progression! The first pic is Jan 2019. Even though I weighted the same in Jan 2020, I do not have a picture. I did not remain focused in 2019. It took a pandemic to get me focused! 2020: What a difference a year makes! Keep moving Sparkers!Happy 2021! May this year be your best year!Alright 2021! Let’s keep this party going! 😍😍Air fryer: Alaskan halibut for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Along with some veggies! Packed for my road trip!Life right now is challenging during this pandemic and racial tension. But please remember to take care of YOU, because YOU Matter!When life throws at you lemons of a pandemic, RESET! A Divine Reset! 2021 will be DIFFERENT! My most creative year yet! I am grateful! The Journey Continues....Happy MLK Day!Afternoon Sparkers! Brown organic egg and spinach omelette within my veggies of zucchini squash and yellow peppers.I am so grateful for this journey that I am on! God is Faithful! I gotta keep going! I’m not done yet! It’s a lifestyle change! 🙏🏾🙏🏾2011 Vision of Healthy Living. Now in 2021, I am finally on track to fulfill! Never lose sight of your goals! My 2011 Vision reads:
8 glasses of water daily
5 fruits / veggies daily
Walk daily M-F
Cardio 250 min per day / 1000 per month
Strength training 3x per week
Active on Spark People daily
Determined to create a more healthier, more energetic, more vibrant, more wonderful Me!
Goal: 166 Sep 2011Surpassed my daily goal of 6 miles and 1000 calories! Yay me! 💪🏾💪🏾Getting stronger! Can’t stop, won’t stop! 💪🏾💪🏾This week’s salmon fresh from the air fryer! Seasonings: black salt, Mrs. Dash chipotle, organic garlic powder, paprika, and pepper. The air fryer is my go to for fish, chicken thighs and shrimp! 😋 I like it a little crisp some days! 😍Lots of awards for Jan on my Apple Watch!Tomatoes and cucumber salad!Cabbage!More salmon for my air fryer! I eat a lot of salmon! 😍Posted a photoCurrent mood...I am embarking on another 40 day strict clean eating regimen! Let’s see where this process takes me! It includes 3-4 small meals of 400 calories or less, plates of 80% good carbs and fats and 20% protein. No breads, pastas, or packaged food. The only salt is black salt. Plus drinking at least half my weight in water daily! Let’s go! Me and the Lord got this! 💪🏾💪🏾My first ride on my new indoor spin bike! 🚴🏾 🚴🏾Got my new spin bike! It fits perfectly next to my treadmill in my home office / home gym!Home office two is where the crazy workout with writing my dissertation takes place! Jesus be a fence! I am refining my chapter two AGAIN! 🙏🏾Y’all this is not my usual, but Hubby cooked for me this morning and I made it work! 😍😍 I removed the bread and only ate half! He was so sweet! ♥️ I am keeping a strict regimen for my 40 days!I had a taste for edamame after one of my Spark Buddies posted! I have to go back and see who it was so I can thank them on their page! 😍😍 It was delish! 🤤Enjoy this beautiful day!! ♥️♥️Breakfast...Lunch...It’s a snow day! Good day for a snow angel! 😍You ever seen a lazy snowman?! 😂 only my husband! 😂Morning bike indoor ride! 1000 calories goal!Chart is a little off. Started tracking late. It is actually 73 pounds for me and it started Feb 7, 2020 with a diagnosis of a 6.5 A1c and diabetic. But God!! A1c is now 5.4!This was a nice Apple Watch challenge!And the month ain’t even over!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾Correction: guess who EARNED over 3079 Exercise Minutes in the month of February?! 😂Another perfect month! Thank You Lord! 🙌🏾🙌🏾💪🏾💪🏾Never miss a daily workout! 💪🏾💪🏾Here’s to closing them rings! Still going strong! Haven’t missed a day since September! 💪🏾💪🏾Weight loss process!Weight process 2!Stop the Press!! New Picture Alert!! I HIT MY GOAL of 166! Hallelujah!! 🏃🏽♀️🏃🏽♀️🏃🏽♀️🏃🏽♀️ I kept the my Spark People vision board before my eyes on my bathroom mirror these last 10 years!It was a good day!Who’s ready for swimming! Trying on my NEW Smaller size swimsuit! Happy Saturday!This is how we started our anniversary celebration! Our 35th is on April 5. New Bikes! 🚴🏾 🚴🏾 They ride so smooth!! #Hybrid #ComfortBikesHello Monday! Breaking my new bike in! 🚴🏾 🚴🏾Mood: Happy! I’m glad it’s raining outside here! Why? Because it removes my temptation to skip work and go outside taking my baby for a spin! 😍🚴🏾🚴🏾😍 #bikelife ...see my new blue helmet?! 😍I detox once a quarter. Getting ready for my next detox in May. How many you know excited about not eating! 😂 I’m ready! https://doctorjoesdetox.com/products#thenandnow Grateful! God is Faithful! 🙌🏾🙌🏾Good morning! Good Friday! 🙌🏾🙌🏾Me and hubby starting our 35th Anniversary Weekend Celebration! ♥️♥️Happy Anniversary to us! 😍It was a good day for our 35th Anniversary! Good nite!Never miss a day! Keep moving! Workout!When your kids take you out to eat at Olive Garden, you have to get it in at midnight once you get back to hotel rooms! 😍💪🏾💪🏾 At it again right now!23.2 miles on the Silver Comet Trails in Atlanta! 🚴🏾🚴🏾Got my weights in while on vacation!Arabia Mountain Trail in Stonecrest, GA! Lots mountain hills! 🚴🏾🚴🏾 10.2 miles today.Atlanta Beltline Trail and Piedmont Park on yesterday! 11.2 mikes while on vacation! We hit 4 new trails and total of 45 miles!Silver Comet Trail, Atlanta! 23.2 miles! Lots of fun! We hit four new trails and 45 miles while on vacation! Loved it!Woohoo! Keep it moving Sparkers!! Oh...did I say I am honored to be the #2 top active walker for the 2021 Mid-South Heart Walk!! God is Faithful!!How I started my day! Happy Sunday Sparkers!It has been a good month!When school is out and you just want to clean your closet out, get rid of all your fat clothes and go shopping! 😍 #grateful Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!Part Two! When school is out and you just want to clean your closet out, get rid of all your fat clothes and go shopping! 😍 #grateful Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!I’ll always love my momma! She’s my favorite girl! 🎶 Who remembers that song! 😍😍 That’s my mom!Got it in this morning with my neighborhood ride. It slows down when I have to stop and talk with neighbors. But it’s all good, especially when you’re the HOA President. Lol. I enjoy building community! Enjoy your day, Sparkers! Get out and MOVE! 💪🏾💪🏾Morning Sparkers!Morning Sparkers! Keep it moving! 💪🏾💪🏾It was a good week! Good nite Sparkers! 💪🏾💪🏾Nice bike. It was beautiful outside.Happy being ME! Do You! Everyone else is already taken! Enjoying life!Got my miles in before the night ended! Good nite Sparkers! 😴Decided to get on the treadmill to walk while working on my talking points for a virtual presentation that I have to do. 10 miles, 1600 calories later, it is finished! 😍Let me take a moment to give God some praise. Every now and then, I run across an old picture of me facing the camera and not hiding behind my husband, which I did regularly. Every now and then, I come face-to-face with my prior obese life and give God praise. I am still adjusting to the new me and giving God the Glory every step of the way. You see, I never could have done it without Him. God is Faithful and I am grateful! 🙌🏾🙌🏾 #FutureDrCole ...loadingGotta keep it moving! Hello Sparkers!Got in 18.4 miles Saturday! Morning!Posted a photoMeet Grandson #7 born 6/17/2021! Mason Alexander!Just Me Again in my New!Just Me in My New!On the Cruise Ship in Miami!Parasailing in the Bahamas!Parasailing in the Bahamas!Jet skiing in the Bahamas!April 2011 25th Wedding AnniversaryMay 2011 Univ of Memphis GraduationMarch 2011 Women's Conference - ATL Road TripJune 2011 Relationship Matters MeetingSep 2010 - Me and my brothers two weeks after joining SparkPeople! I've come a long ways Baby!Atlanta Waffle House with the Fam during vacation!Downtown AtlantaGeorgia Aquarium