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I really connected with this...
Saturday, December 10, 2011      3 comments

So today, I was browsing blogs to read, and I came across one by Mrs_Ross. (You can read the blog here:
al.asp?blog_id=4616397 and I HIGHLY suggest you do! It is a grea... Read more
Having so much fun!!
Friday, December 09, 2011      4 comments

Well, over the course of the last two weeks, I have been having a TON of fun working out, and even eating! I am relaxing on myself a little, and not expecting EVERYTHING to be perfect (like I always do). Like, the kids and I have been putting ... Read more
Where am I at....and where am I going??
Friday, December 02, 2011      3 comments

Well, I'm really excited about it, but I've joined the BLC #18 - and it seems like it's going to be a BLAST! I'm having a ton of fun already - they sure are a supportive bunch of people...and are so very enthusiastic and upbeat! It's going to ... Read more
Moving forward - moving on...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

The month of October was another kind of "anniversary" for me. It was the one-year mark from my pulmonary embolism. Wow. It kind of slammed me in the side of the head! I have been off of the coumadin for four weeks now. I will go back and g... Read more
3 year Sparkversary
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      5 comments

So, my 3 year Sparkversary came, and went a couple of days ago. And I've thought a lot about what I've gained from this journey - considering I have yet to reach my weight loss goals. Some of the things I have gained are: Friends. I have... Read more
Slowly wading in...
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      8 comments

........I usually tend to DIVE into things I start - rather than making sure they will indeed be something I like, stick to, or can handle. Same goes with weight loss. I ALWAYS end up crashing and burning. AL... Read more
I want to throw in the towel
Monday, May 02, 2011      12 comments

OH am I MAD! Spitting nails want to scream and cry out of frustration MAD. I honestly don't know what to do...................... I had yet ANOTHER gain today. 2 3/4#. Seriously, I am now back up to 219, which I haven't seen since the mi... Read more
Stating the obvious!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      5 comments

I don't know WHY I feel the need to say this...I guess I just need to see it for those times in my life when I start slipping back into old habits...I just need little reminders here and there... Anyway, I've been thinking about life in wha... Read more
Have I finally made it in the "club"?
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      5 comments

"Training is the opposite of hoping." ~ Nike How many times in your life when you are driving somewhere, have you seen someone running, and had that twinge of guilt thinking that you should be doing that too? Or how many times you see so... Read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      5 comments

Wow. WOW. So........last night was weigh-in. I gained. I GAINED. I was certain to have a successful week! I was so careful with my eating. I was NOT going to let the Easter holiday win. I WOULD WIN. I ate great. I exercised SO well. I... Read more
Easter without the treats?!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      5 comments

Yeah - you read that right. Well, partially right. I am NOT going all overboard with the candy this year. I bought the kids some (I'm not a total Scrooge) but other than that, we won't have a big sugar-fest in this house for weeks on end foll... Read more
More thoughts...
Friday, April 22, 2011      3 comments

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison WOW. For real? I can pointedly look back on things in my life and pinpoint them one by one, where this statement is en... Read more
Cautiously optimistic
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      2 comments

Well, for all intents and purposes, I'm "back". I am not in my poopy frame of mind...not exercising...not caring as much about what I eat...being a whiny crybaby...I am just...BACK. It's nice to once again CARE and FEEL like doing what you do ... Read more
I think the tide is turning...
Sunday, April 17, 2011      1 comments

I FINALLY pushed my booty back into gear. Like....FULL-BLOWN gear! I have been working out regularly, watching what I eat, and FINALLY caring again! Wow...that is so hard, frustrating, disappointing, and upsetting to go through a time when yo... Read more
Coincidence? I think NOT!
Saturday, April 09, 2011      5 comments

Well - I have NOT had very good weeks these last two weeks. I haven't always eaten very well - as a matter of fact I have not been tracking very good. Exercise took a major backseat - I was lucky to get in a teeny walk every day. And, I didn'... Read more

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