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Belated Celebration - Welcome to Onederland!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      8 comments

I'm celebrating today - I made it to the 160's!! I started at 206 in January and I'm almost halfway to goal. I'm feeling really good about it and it made me think of when I moved into onederland just after the start of BLC16 in April. My team... Read more
Think Big
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

"Visualize what you want out of life & think big. Don't be afraid of what others think. That's their business not yours. Don't feel undeserving... You’re not doing anyone any favors by living small. Embrace these truths & step up. The world is w... Read more
I'm not going to be a runner, but I CAN be....
Monday, August 29, 2011      3 comments

a swimmer, a biker, a strong healthy woman. I have finally given up any dream I may have had of becoming a runner. That day has passed, my knee will never take it. I can only walk short distances but, I can swim for over 1/2 hour and I can ... Read more
Reflections on the weekend
Monday, July 04, 2011      1 comments

Had a great weekend. I got in quite a bit of fitness but the eating was spotty at best. I at least had a large healthy salad on all 4 days. Went to MIL's parade and it lasted all of 8 minutes but it was worth it to see her so happy. Ha... Read more
Quick Sat blog
Saturday, July 02, 2011      1 comments

Just a quick blog before a busy, busy day. We will be seeing both Mom's today. One seems to be doing so well right now and one is slipping away. I hate it that I feel almost nervous to go see my Mom because I never know how she will be. Wil... Read more
Ready for the weekend
Saturday, July 02, 2011      1 comments

I am so ready to relax this weekend. I have healthy food planned and lots of activity so hopefully I can hang on this week. I seem to have come out of my starving mode by upping my calories to the higher end. Looks like the weather might coo... Read more
I Have Willpower-Yes I Do!!!
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

Oh my gosh!! I have been so hungry this week! I don't know why other than I upped my fitness minutes some last week. So far I haven't completely caved and I am not going to. I know I will get through this but it feels like I just started watc... Read more
Summer Reflections for BLC
Sunday, June 26, 2011      4 comments

I'm so glad I happened on the BLC sign ups while browsing one day. I chose a team that seemed to fit for my first choice and was assigned that team. This challenge has been the perfect incentive for me. I lost very consistantly the first few ... Read more
I ran!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      7 comments

Not for long...but it was a definite run. I was on the treadmill last night and kept going faster and I could just feel myself ready to try, so I did! I ran for 30 seconds - 3 different times. My knees have been giving me a little pain but fe... Read more
Weekend reflection on bad habit plan
Monday, May 30, 2011      0 comments

3 family parties = breakdown in resolve. I didn't do horrible this weekend but I didn't do well either. I have been over calories and sodium for the past 3 days. I got my minimum exercise in each day plus some. That is a huge improvement. ... Read more
A bad habit to work on and a great weekend to work on it!!
Friday, May 27, 2011      2 comments

I have 2 bad habits I have been working to break. 1 is stress eating and 2 is eating for entertainment. My home life is quite stressful right now. My daughter is getting divorced so she and her 3 yr old are living with us. There's jus... Read more
This me
Saturday, May 07, 2011      2 comments

Today I am in recovery mode. I did fine yesterday, went for a long walk, tracked everything, chose to be on the high end of calories but still in range...then I lost it. I ended up eating leftover Easter candy, popcorn with butter, and 2 beers... Read more
Into the fire and out of the ashes
Friday, April 22, 2011      1 comments

I have really been thinking about the kind of person I am, what I want to change, and who I want to be in the end. How will I emerge from the ashes? I hope to feel like my body matches the petite, athletic person that I have in my head. Ri... Read more
Where am I?
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      3 comments

I am here at Sparkpeople, engaged, involved and learning how to handle stress and disappointment without food. I have been successful at weight loss before and have gained it back every time because I never really figured out the why of it. I ... Read more

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