Why Some Are EXTRA TIRED Today
Sunday, November 03, 2013 7 comments
For those of us who do not use an alarm clock to wake up and do not have the physical ability to sleep in, IT'S NOT TRUE! There is NOT an extra hour of sleep to be had! Instead the day will be an extra hour long. That is a bonus in some ways ... Read more
What a Blur!
Sunday, October 27, 2013 2 comments
The past two weeks have been incredibly amazing but even doing all I can, I've had to pass up some opportunities. During this time, it was all I could do to check in to Spark People at all. There have been dinner meetings, potlucks, and a whol... Read more
Sharing... Because It's Important!
Monday, October 14, 2013 0 comments
Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends and those who choose to celebrate with us! A holiday weekend is a perfect time to share the post which will follow. Holidays mean family and friends and celebration, but it can also be a very... Read more
Five Week Challenge Success!
Sunday, October 13, 2013 1 comments
Five weeks are up and I'm down ten pounds and have kept them off! :D What can you do in just five weeks?! That would bring us super close to Christmas holidays, which bring enough challenges of their own! If the big picture is just t... Read more
'Tis The Season...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 4 comments
of fresh fruits and veggies! My father-in-law has been sending me Roma tomatoes and sweet peppers out of his garden and the tomatoes have made great chili, but it's time for something different before these things go bad or I have to put them i... Read more
Strength Training Schedule
Saturday, September 21, 2013 3 comments
I've been trying (and not doing too badly) to ride my bike every day and I go for plenty of walks. I've got good strong leg muscles, so lately, I just otherwise work my strength training between my core and my upper body. Occasionally, my work... Read more
Are You Winning?
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 3 comments
Do you feel as though you're winning, yet? Maybe you're new here, maybe you're stuck in a rut, maybe you've even experienced a set-back, or maybe you know you're on the winning team! Do one thing better for yourself, each day. You c... Read more
Power of Positivity and Spark Recipes for Success
Thursday, September 12, 2013 3 comments
I am so excited that I want to post two blogs, but instead, I'll just post one with the double title! Honestly, I'm on fire! Not physically, but emotionally super-charged! First of all, do you realize the power of positivity? Anything sq... Read more
Sunday, September 08, 2013 2 comments
I was just re-reading the article about 10 signs that the exercise gadget could be a gimmick - or even a scam - and it makes me cringe, even if only slightly. Anyone who dressed '80s knows we sometimes fall in love with fads. Seasons come ... Read more
I'm Back Down Ten Pounds!!!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 7 comments
Thirty-five pound weight loss, tracked and celebrated and then ... life happened. I went back up the scale. It happens. No idea the best way to track it so I didn't. Back up to 200 was depressing; up to 210, I knew the trend had to stop! ... Read more
So You Want To Get Back Into...
Monday, September 02, 2013 2 comments
... what ever it is that you used to do that was good and healthy, namely some form of exercise. If you're like me, three babies and several years later, the body just doesn't like to do what it used to. So, for me, I want to get back in... Read more
It's Never Too Late...
Friday, August 30, 2013 4 comments
to get in some Strength training and stretches. Often, I go to bed and do some basic strength training and then stretches. It's great to stretch before sleep anyway, nice and relaxing! Now, if you're into more intense Strength training, then... Read more
Five Week Challenge!
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 0 comments
Why journal? So you can see what's working and what's not. This is part of what makes Sparkpeople.com such a success. We get on here and post and blog about what we did, what we should have done, what went wrong. We get support from each oth... Read more
It's a New Week...
Monday, August 26, 2013 4 comments
Time to go back to the drawing board, review previous goals, modify them as needed, set new ones if necessary and get ready for a great week! Do this as often as necessary - it helps to keep you on track! Many people have a long weekend co... Read more
Another Trend Turned Around!
Thursday, August 22, 2013 2 comments
That migraine didn't last long - one regular Advil was all it took to fight it off. The humidity is extreme right now, storm clouds are all around, and I'm good! I haven't been extremely strict about what I eat, just semi-strict and I've conqu... Read more
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