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it's really NOT the destination....its the steps to GET THERE!
Sunday, July 10, 2016      5 comments

There is no short cut, no pill. no video tape and no extreme diet that will make you achieve your weight and fitness goals so STOP looking. Yes I know it's tempting when you see some diet pill that says "You can lose weight without HARMFUL exerc... Read more
HOW A GADGET TURNED MY MOTIVATION AROUND AND POSSIBLY SAVED MY LIFE.
Monday, June 27, 2016      8 comments

I had a scary blood pressure reading on vacation a couple of weeks ago.Too much alcohol, salty fried food and little to no exercise all took a toll. After a few days of partying like it's 1999- I started feeling light headed and could tell my he... Read more
HEY...is my FAT filling out my WRINKLES????
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      11 comments

YIKES...Someone told me I was losing weight so fast I was gonna be a baggy shell if I kept it up. Now while THAT is a total exaggeration- it DID get me thinking. I gained 100 pounds and I still look relatively young for almost 50. But there is d... Read more
How I EASILY lost 11 pounds in 10 days- It might work for you too!
Saturday, April 19, 2014      15 comments

If you read my blog yesterday- you know I have been gone for 3 years. Well a lot has gone on ( read that blog if you are curious it has been an AMAZING 3 years!) and I am back, I started tracking again 10 days ago and I have lost 11 pounds and I... Read more
I'm Back...now where the hell have I been?(Pictures)
Friday, April 18, 2014      22 comments

Well some of you might remember me. I was beyond active about 3 years ago. And my weight and health plans were going great. Then life and opportunity got in the way. In a nutshell. I put together a band called the "Beasts of Blues" ( not th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts PREACH the SPARK!
Friday, September 30, 2011      154 comments

Last Christmas- I was home in SC at my Mom's place. It was a beautiful crisp afternoon and the sun was shining so we had the front door open( and the cut glass storm door closed to keep the house warm). All the Christmas decorations were out and... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts This night owl actually was up at 5:30...and what did I see???( 100% pictures!)
Saturday, September 17, 2011      195 comments

I am a confirmed( and documented) NIGHT OWL! I am a professional vocalist- so there have been many nights I was STILL up to see the sun rise...but never have a GOTTEN up to see one. But I have lived in an unbeieveably GORGEOUS area now for alm... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The view from the top of healthy! (Lotsa pictures)
Thursday, July 14, 2011      190 comments

I was running a few days ago and some thoughts popped into my mind. First) was “Damn – I am RUNNING!” When I started back to spark in Jan- my resting pulse was in the 80’s- and I got winded going up 8 steps. I also had to use the rails to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's been a WHILE since I was THIS pissed!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      99 comments

www.huffingtonpost.com/2
011/05/17/satoshi-kanazawa
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ve_n_863327.html ( AND YEAH you really should READ the above article to understand why I am so ticked off in this blog!) Yeah - onc... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Do YOU know the difference between the BIG picture and the small stuff?
Monday, May 02, 2011      190 comments

I have done some good things and some.. not so good... since joining spark. Recently I sat down and made a list of the good the bad as well as the "just WRONG" ideas I have had. I was pleasantly surprised to note how much of my negativity had be... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts THIS COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE( OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE!) SERIOUSLY!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      171 comments

Spark people supports all forms of exercise- but the main ones that I see sparkers utilizing are walking running and jogging. I frequently read about my various spark buddies doing one of these activities at night- or even at dusk…often in a bi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I will Survive- with photos
Sunday, March 27, 2011      137 comments

Ok first I need to state that I am not a psychologist – nor do I have ANY credentials qualifying me towards being a counselor. But I have been through some hard knocks and have gained some practical experience! So here goes… There is a rea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Learning to love yourself! (Lotsa pictures!)
Sunday, March 13, 2011      341 comments

If you don’t love yourself- How can you expect anyone else to? I see so much self loathing on this site and it makes me sad. Your body is not the enemy and does not deserve to be punished for getting fat, or not being thin enough, muscular ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Break a plateau w/ CINNAMON? You BET! (documented sources included)
Friday, March 04, 2011      515 comments

Did you know that Cinnamon has antibacterial properties? How about that it “completely suppresses” the growth of the bacteria that causes urinary tract infections…as well as the fungus that causes yeast infections? DID you know that it’s so effi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts SHUT UP!(with pictures!)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      163 comments

I am a 44 year old woman with alot of weight to lose, who unfortunately has a slender(125lb) 65 year old Mom. For those of you to whom the discipline to turn down the potato chips comes easy- this ain't for you. And if you're the type to get up ... Read more

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