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Leaving Sparkpeople...?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      1 comments

This has not been an easy decision for me. I have decided that my time to leave has come. There are so many things I love about Sparkpeople... *the community *the people I have met here *the challenges *reading blogs *it started m... Read more
New Season, on to changes!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      8 comments

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BLC23 Goals
Thursday, September 19, 2013      7 comments

Yep, I am doing it. I am going to take on another round of the BLC. I feel good about the team I selected to be on. In the 20th and 22nd round I opted to do CAMO and figured it was time to shake things up a bit and try out another team so I s... Read more
The Problems with Dichotomy. And a New Project.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      3 comments

I have been doing a lot of thinking lately. About everything pretty much. Life, diet, kids, husband, friends, "having a life", organization, priorities... the list is longer but you get the drift. ... Read more
What do I want?
Monday, September 16, 2013      11 comments

***DISCLAIMER: this is not written with any food allergies or the like, it is intended for me as I have no food sensitivities. I am not looking to debate, I am just chronicling my struggles*** I have taken a pretty big intended break from ... Read more
Mending Relationships...
Friday, August 30, 2013      7 comments

One of the worst things that has ever come out of my mouth to date: "I don't trust myself..." How can/does that happen? For me, I can tell you exactly. It all stems back from when I entered the diet world. I was 21. I had just giv... Read more
"Skinny Rules"
Monday, August 26, 2013      15 comments

This was posted in my ETF group this afternoon and I have been thinking of my response... Bob Harper's "Skinny Rules" I am proud not to be a non conformist when it... Read more
What I've Been Up To.....
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      7 comments

Summer has been crazy. That is it, plain and simple. I have had literally little to no time on some days to get on Spark. Posting has been a challenge and is one of the requirements of the BLC. If not for that, I doubt I would have been on S... Read more
An Amazing Read
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

I have been stalking blogs this afternoon while my little guy has slept and I found one that I would simply LOVE to share. It resonates with me almost to the tee. I have done just about all of these things. Yes I did diet pills, brief a... Read more
Making Goals AT Goal
Monday, July 22, 2013      6 comments

So, here it goes. I am going to say it. I am going to count myself at goal. As per one of my previous blogs, I am looking at things from a different perspective these days. I don't think that this is going to be easy, however that being said... Read more
Self-Depriving Rules -- Anyone else?
Monday, July 22, 2013      11 comments

So, I am curious if anyone else is guilty of self-depriving rules? You know the ones.... Once I reach a certain size/goal/weight I can: buy a pair of shorts get a pedicure get a massage take a trip buy a shirt buy a dvd have ... Read more
I Have a Question for Everyone...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      17 comments

Something that I have been thinking over and over in my head since I read it and it has really made me think and I thought I would pose the question to everyone else.... First off, most people know that I am not a regular follower of the tr... Read more
Why being 'normal' is so unique
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      14 comments

Yesterday I posted my blog about the joy of being normal. This is a new concept for me when it comes to food and exercise because I have teetered on the edge of disordered eating/exercise many times. I have plunged into clean eating and the li... Read more
The joy of simply being normal.
Monday, July 08, 2013      16 comments

I read the most amazing article this morning and I will share. I am curious what everyone things about this? I hear "strong is the new skinny" all the time. So much so that it feels like something that people just say anymore. fi... Read more
Catching Up
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      5 comments

LIfe.Is.Crazy. Some days I think *I* am going crazy. This has been the most difficult start to summer that I can remember. Last week we were flat on our backs with the stomach crud. I felt like I spent the entire week either cleaning puk... Read more

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