So grateful! Healthy Thanksgiving, everyone! (UPDATE!)
Thursday, November 24, 2011      12 comments

Hello my wonderful readers. I am not nearly as active with my blogging as I have been in the past, but I am still here on spark almost every day, logging my fit minutes, checking my friend feed, and lurking on team message boards. I just want... Read more
1 year smoke free!!!
Monday, September 05, 2011      26 comments

Today marks one year smoke-free for my hubby and me!!! I still get cravings from time to time, but I have stayed true to my commitment and I feel really good about where I am today. I don't think my lungs are fully healed yet. Who knows how l... Read more
Two wolves
Friday, July 22, 2011      11 comments

An old Cherokee told his grandson, "My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies, & ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness,... Read more
Checking in. :o)
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      7 comments

Hello friends! Just a quick blog to say HELLO!!! I popped in a few times today and scrolled through my friend feed. I read some updates, looked at some photos, and read a few blogs. Lots of good stuff there. I am working on shifting m... Read more
Taking a break.
Sunday, July 03, 2011      13 comments

Hello my sparkfriends! I just wanted to let you all know that I need to take a break. Not going anywhere, just stepping back. I'll still be checking in here and there, of course. I just need to cut back on my networking and focus on myself. ... Read more
E2L Challenge Week 6: Results not guaranteed.
Thursday, June 30, 2011      6 comments

As effective as the Eat to Live 6-week plan is, there are many factors that come into play when actually applying it to my life. Here is my pattern, as far as I can tell: ~Get fed up with scale not moving ~Have motivationg conversat... Read more
Bikram Yoga: Doubles
Saturday, June 18, 2011      7 comments

For those of you who are unfamiliar, here is a blurb describing Bikram's Hot Yoga: "Bikram Yoga is a system of yoga that Bikram Choudhury synthesized from traditional yoga techniques and popularized beginning in the early 1970s. Bikram's clas... Read more
E2L Challenge Week 3: Making it happen! (HIKING PICTURES, too!)
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      12 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! How are you doing on this fine Tuesday? I hope you are all well! I am feeling strong and focused today. No more setbacks! I plan to make this week count!! I didn't see a change on the scale last week. I did really well st... Read more
E2L Challenge: Week one's end and yoga bliss
Sunday, May 29, 2011      4 comments

Hello sparkbuddies! I hope you all are having a great weekend! I know I am! I started my new job yesterday. It went well. I feel a bit like a fish out of water. I just keep reminding myself that change is good! I worked at my last job for... Read more
E2L Challenge, Day 3: Bean Smoothies!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      6 comments

I have been getting some comments on my mention of adding beans to my smoothies recently. I know, it sounds weird. I really wanted to find a way to get beans at all 3 meals every day, especially with my new "no snacking" policy. Beans help yo... Read more
E2L Challenge: Day 2, I got a job!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      14 comments

Day 2 was great! I had my smoothie early and then went to yoga from 9:30-11. I had a wonderful and very inspiring class. The teacher was just amazing! That kept me busy til lunch time. Lunch was a big salad with diced veggies, black beans, ... Read more
E2L Challenge: Day 1 SUCCESS!!!
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      5 comments

I typed up a very nice blog last night about my success yesterday, and then as I went to post it, my browser crashed! BAH!!!! * expletives* I didn't have time to redo it last night, so here's the shorter version. Day 1 was GOOD! ... Read more
E2L: 6 week Challenge starts today!!!
Monday, May 23, 2011      8 comments

Many of my Eat to Live friends here on spark and facebook are taking on the Eat to Live challenge starting today with a finish day of July 4th! I am so excited! I feel totally motivated to kick this food addiction's a$$ once and for all! I ha... Read more
A long overdue update! New goals and pictures!
Thursday, May 19, 2011      19 comments

Hello my dear sparkfriends! I have been flying under the radar for the past month. Despite being unemployed, I find that my days are still packed full. Too bad we depend on 2 incomes, cause I could TOTALLY be a stay-at-home-mom. My cats woul... Read more
The BIG 3-0!
Saturday, April 16, 2011      18 comments

Thanks so much for all the birthday greetings! I had a great day yesterday! It was my 30th Birthday. The deadline I first gave myself to lose the 90 pounds. For once in my life I feel comfortable in my skin. The day started out with a... Read more

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