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250
Saturday, April 02, 2016      4 comments

Today marks 250 days on spark. I am feeling great, weight down, more energy. The more energy thing is high on my list of positives. Today's smoothie (21 day metabolic reset) contains avocado, pineapple, ginger, coconut milk and spinach. It ... Read more
Reading Articles
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

Tonight (night shift) on the computer I came across a Spark article, "100 Reason You Should Work Out Today". I printed it cause I need to keep this in front of me everyday. A few favorites: Because: +you need a reason to wear those work... Read more
Day 4
Thursday, March 31, 2016      6 comments

248 days on Spark, this go around. I will not leave Sparkpeople. This site gives me strength to continue this journey. I have lost 13.9 lbs over these days. That comes out to a despicable low number on a weekly level, nonetheless it is less ... Read more
Day 3
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      5 comments

Here I am again with my green smoothie, today's offering is, Energizer Bunny (along with the kale and spinach it has cinnamon, avocado, green tea, coconut milk and pineapple). I seriously do not know if I am going to make a full 21 days. I am ... Read more
I got the tuesdays!
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      6 comments

Everyone says, "I got the mondays." I assume meaning it's just one of those weekend hangover kind of days...blah. Today is day 2 of my Metabolism reset. I sit here with green smoothie glaring at me, power on through, Charie. Yesterday withou... Read more
Beck, Beck, Beck, Beck, Beck...
Monday, March 28, 2016      5 comments

Today, I jumped on the scale knowing full well that I had gained. March was a month of debauchery, lots of wine, lots of foods in excess. And yes, even last night there was wine and pizza. My ring is tight this a.m. with water retention. 5.1... Read more
Back in the saddle again...
Saturday, March 26, 2016      3 comments

Old timers might remember that as a song by Gene Autry or Aerosmith, but I digress. I'm hitting the night shift for the first time in 17 days. Being away that long and enjoying the early morning cup of Jo has me spoiled and wanting more than e... Read more
Getting Life under CONTROL!
Friday, March 25, 2016      4 comments

The trip home from Idaho was turbulent as we by-passed the Colorado, Nebraska storms. Back on the home front, I was pleasantly surprised that my men folk had actually cleaned a little. I envisioned opening the door and having german shepherd h... Read more
Today
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      2 comments

Up early for flight from Spokane, Wa. On the first leg of my journey home. Most of today will be in airports or plane's. Funny, I sort of complain b... Read more
Rainy Monday
Monday, March 21, 2016      4 comments

The wedding was a huge success. I did OK with eating and one cupcake only. Drank too much wine sooooo, it's another Monday. It's raining and cold here in Idaho but I see it's COLD back home as well. 3 more days of vacation then a day of tr... Read more
Day 10 of vacation
Saturday, March 19, 2016      1 comments

Food is definitely a problem, lots of eating out with family at restaurants, I don't know, so advance planning isn't happening. I plow on... I had a... Read more
Vacation day 7
Thursday, March 17, 2016      4 comments

Much activity as we prepare for my niece's wedding this weekend. Lots of climbing up into my brother in law's RAM truck. There should be a way to trac... Read more
Morning blessings
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      2 comments

Day 6 vacation: Coffee watching theses guys from the condo. A beautiful snow fall in the mountains.... Read more
Sitting in the Mountains
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      2 comments

Day 6: vacation is going fairly well. Food has been intermittently within range and then NOT. Today is so far great. I'm in the mountains in McCa... Read more
Funny Dog
Thursday, March 10, 2016      4 comments

I'm mostly packed and ready to leave on vacation. Poor Hossa, has never seen me pack a suitcase and leave. Silly dog would not get off my bed this a.m. where my backpack was resting next to the suitcase. Backpack: exercise clothes, TRX straps... Read more

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