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We are enough, right now.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      6 comments

For all the times that you don't see immediate results, just remember that the choices we make every day matter. Everything in moderation, including exer... Read more
Oh my Darling, what if you Fly?
Friday, September 18, 2015      3 comments

If you have read this quote, there is likely some aspect in your life that you can relate. It could be taking that new job promotion, starting a new... Read more
Friday, August 14, 2015      3 comments

When I think of people that are healthy, it comes from working out and eating right over a long period of time. Some people are naturally prone to b... Read more
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      6 comments

Today I stepped on the scale and recorded my weight, as is typical for me. I went about my day and didn't think much of it. When I logged onto my ap... Read more
Clingy fabric breeds insecurity.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

Today I woke up and thought, "Today is definitely a sweatpants day." Then my mom called. My niece is getting married, and my mom asked me to go with her dress shopping. It made me feel like I should wear something a tiny bit nicer than joggers. ... Read more
Sometimes you have to relearn what you know
Tuesday, July 28, 2015      3 comments

When I started eating extremely clean about a month ago I quickly lost about 10lbs with moderate exercise and whole foods. Then last week hit. I had a chocolate attack that hit me at full force. I decided that fudge brownies would be the absolut... Read more
Transformation Tuesday!
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      3 comments

Life can take us on some crazy journeys through the years. I like to think through all of the trials and tribulations I am a better person for it. T... Read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015      4 comments

I think it is safe to say that we have all had that bout of time where we fell off the wagon, wanted to cry, and just felt awful. Something I did t... Read more
Progress Report
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      6 comments

I woke up this morning and decided it was time I took another side view pic of my body to see the progress. It has been two months since my last photo, a... Read more
Taking Control of My Life
Friday, June 26, 2015      5 comments

Taking back control of your life.... How do you do that when upon reflection there never has been any? Warning: This post is going to be very real, and bluntly honest with both myself and readers. These are things that I do not like to adm... Read more
Love Yourself Part II
Thursday, January 29, 2015      0 comments

I ran in to one of my friend's mom from high school, when she commented on how she thought I had lost weight. I looked at her a little shocked, because I see myself every day. Admittedly the scale has gone down since I have seen her, and my clot... Read more
Love Yourself
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

I love to read other Spark Members' blogs to hear about their successes and challenges that come with the daily choice of being healthy. Today I came across a question that moved me beyond belief, "What would someone who loved themselves do?" ... Read more
Set back
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      3 comments

I had decided to pretty much cut carbs from my diet to cleanse my body of craving sugar. I made it to day five, and about lunch time my body thought the food I brought sounded disgusting, and I wanted chocolate like a crazy woman. I sat there ... Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      5 comments

I have come to terms with the fact that I am a horrible blogger, in the consistency factor anyway. The good thing is, while I haven't been making time every day, or even weekly, to blog about what I have been up to-I've still been seeing results... Read more
Days 4 & 5
Friday, August 15, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday we went to the Iowa State Fair for work (not for working, for a team building day) and we were there for seven hours-walking pretty much the whole time except for lunch-I counted that as my Day 4 activity because I was definitely more ... Read more

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