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New Goals for 2013!!
Thursday, January 03, 2013      2 comments

Wow Wow Wow!! I can not believe I haven't blogged here since August!! I've been logging on and spinning that wheel but I haven't been "on" Sparkpeople in months!! Oh I've been busy getting healthy. I rocked my fall Challenge and I'm within a... Read more
Life may give you lemons...but you don't have to Eat them!
Monday, August 13, 2012      5 comments

I have been struggling a lot lately. We suffered a devastating loss recently. My niece lost her baby ON her Due Date!! The baby's heart beat just stopped. They had to induce my niece and her beautiful perfect baby girl was still born. She w... Read more
Resassessing my Goals!
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      2 comments

I was just looking at my goal tracker thingy on my main page and realized it is passed June 10 and I am not at my goal weight yet. Hmm. Not that I haven't been happy where I am currently. I have. I'm getting compliments. I'm wearing s... Read more
Catching up and Goals Revisited
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

Hello Sparklers!! Wow - it's been a while since we've chatted!! lol! Since my last blog I ran another race. The Soldier Field 10 Mile! It was amazing!!! I thought for sure I'd have to walk some of it to finish but I ran the whole thing!... Read more
ShamROCK Shuffle!
Monday, March 26, 2012      3 comments

WooHoo!!!! Yesterday was the Shamrock Shuffle 8K! This is Chicago's big kickoff to the running season. 40,000 runner ran this race and I was one of them. And it was a BLAST!!! I tell you I can't remember having so much FUN! My ti... Read more
Grab a cup of Tea! It's time to catch up!
Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

Wow - a month and a half since I blogged! That's bad. I wanted to blog weekly to keep myself motivated and connected to all you encouraging Sparkers! Well - I've been super busy as I'm sure you all are too but I haven't been exactly abs... Read more
2012 Goal Update!
Thursday, February 09, 2012      5 comments

Almost a month and a half into 2012 so I thought I'd update my goals to see where I'm at so far. 1.) Lose total of 10 pounds by Feb 14, Valentines day; Goal weight by my birthday June 10. Lost 12 lbs by 2/4/12! Next mini goal on my... Read more
Happy Monday Sparkers!
Monday, February 06, 2012      1 comments

Wow what a great weekend. 1st of all I weighed in Saturday and was so thrilled to see I am now 146.8lbs! This is the first time I've seen my weight under 150 in about forever. Honestly can't remember last time I was in the 140s! I am pl... Read more
Tea vs. Water
Friday, February 03, 2012      5 comments

Hi Sparkers! I have a question for you all today. Can I count Tea as getting my water consumption for the day. I love tea - black tea, green tea (caffeine free), hot and cold! And I drink a pretty lot of it. Sometimes several iced tea... Read more
Treadmill Stress!!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      3 comments

Who would have thought buying a treadmill would be soooo stressful!! Good Grief! I've been reading on line reviews, shopping at multiple stores and I'm getting so overwhelmed. I've been reading some really good reviews about a Horizon T... Read more
Emotional Eating
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

Why in Pete's name do I do it? I know better. I've learned how to eat clean. I've learned that sugar is my enemy. So why in the world when I'm sad/mad/stressed/etc do I allow my good judgement and common sense to say "oh hey... Read more
Ready to Run!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      1 comments

Hi Sparkers! So first a question - What type of treadmill do you own? I want to buy one and don't have a clue what to look for. I've been toying with this purchase for a while but haven't really looked into all the different types/brand... Read more
2012! Let's call em plans - I hate resolutions!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      5 comments

1.) Lose total of 10 pounds by Feb 14, Valentines day; Goal weight by my birthday June 10. 2.) Exercise regularly - 10 minutes a day for the first week, adding 10 min/week, building up to 60 minutes most days by Feb 14. 3.) Eat Clean 90% -... Read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      2 comments

Hi Sparkers! emoticon Ok at the risk of opening up a whole can of worms I have to ask... What do y... Read more
New Better Eating Streak
Thursday, September 29, 2011      2 comments

So I just realized today is day 8 since I've had soda, or m&m's, or McDonald's (except for oatmeal & unsweetened iced tea). Last week my friend and I started being honest with each other about some of our recent indiscretions and indulgences an... Read more

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