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Investment Opportunity: Money vs. Faith
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      0 comments

I have a little blog elsewhere that I post sermons and other Christian writings I've done. This link goes to a piece I just wrote comparing financial debt and faith in Jesus. Please take a look! justintimepublishing.blo Read more
stress challenge update
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      0 comments

Stress update: Feeling a bit better today. Finally got to talk to my pastor about some personal and some ministry issues that were eating at me. The conversation served as a big stress reliever. Now need to figure out how to NOT let that so... Read more
Happy New Year!
Saturday, June 19, 2010      2 comments

About this time last year is when I started getting serious with Sparkpeople. From my starting weight of about 250 pounds then, I lost as much as 65 pounds. Since March, I haven't made any progress, and have gained back a couple of pounds, but... Read more
A month of no progress
Friday, March 19, 2010      4 comments

The last month has been a weight loss waste-land. I haven't been tracking all my food. I've been eating pretty much what I feel like in the evenings and not tracking. Have lost the great consistency I had in daily wheel spinning, and review o... Read more
Back on the wagon, I think!
Friday, February 19, 2010      0 comments

After a week or more of eating an extra 1,000+ calories each day, and not exercising since the weekend, I finally managed to rein myself in yesterday. Besides feeling good about my behavior, I got the added bonus of an instant (even if ephemera... Read more
I Knew it Was Wrong...
Thursday, February 18, 2010      0 comments

...even as I made my plan to do it! Yesterday evening was just not a good time. I was so good, all day long. I ate the food I had planned for breakfast, lunch and snack, I made a nutritious dinner and ate appropriate portions. I even s... Read more
My First Size-12s
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

I'm wearing my first pair of size-12 jeans today! emoticon I must admit that they're stretch denim, and they... Read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      1 comments

Northern Virginia has been hammered by stormed this season. One plus, however, is that shovelling the 31 inches we got 10 days ago has provided a LOT of opportunities for cardio workouts! Today, we're getting dumped on again. THis time ... Read more
Pleased with Myself
Thursday, January 28, 2010      1 comments

Today, I am pleased with myself. I have recovered from the vacation "sidetrack" in my weight loss and am once again into new weight territory this morning. Only 2 pounds to my first major goal of weighing 189 (as I did 20+ years ago on my wedd... Read more
My Sparklife, Phase II: Here I Come!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      0 comments

I have decided it's time to go ahead and update the weight ticker on my Sparkpage. I was going to wait until I actually reached my first major goal weight of 189 pounds before updating to a new and final goal. I really wanted to see that ticke... Read more
Overwhelmed and discouraged...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      4 comments

I'm trying to get back into the swing of work again after a week of vacation, and I'm having a terrible time of it! I DESPERATELY needed the vacation and time away, but it wasn't quite enough. And now that I'm back at work, I'm finding that i... Read more
On Vacation and Not Tracking
Monday, January 18, 2010      0 comments

I'm not quite sure how I feel about that, but there it is. I have internet access, but I'm not willing to spend the precious vacation moments away from home to track my eating. And while I have every intention of making sure I get in enough ca... Read more
Vacation! Woo Hoo!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

I am now officially on vacation! I've been in desperate need of a break for some time, and I finally get to have it! Hubby is graciously letting me go off on my own - I'll be visiting two of my favorite girlfriends for a few days each. I'm lo... Read more
Bootcamp Progress So Far
Friday, January 15, 2010      0 comments

Well, I haven't really lost substantial weight in weeks. I had reached a new low of 193.5 on Christmas Eve, and didn't see that number again for two weeks. (Don't get me wrong - I'm quite satisfied with my holiday eating and excercise performa... Read more
The Great IHoP mini-Disaster
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      1 comments

I went to IHoP this morning for a work-related outing. I've been there on two other occasions in the last 6 month, and got an omelet with fruit instead on pancakes. Today, I had the same omelet I like, but I caved in and had the pancakes. Sad... Read more

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