Must ... have... water!
Friday, September 24, 2010      4 comments

I was a person who never drank water before I got onto SP. I still had been having difficutly getting my 8 glasses a day for the last two months until the a few days ago. You want to know what the new hint that my body needs water is? I start ge... Read more
First solo hike at First Creek Canyon (seemed fitting)
Sunday, September 12, 2010      3 comments

I set off on my first solo hike with optimism and excitement. I hiked First Creek Canyon in the Red Rock Canyon just outside Las Vegas, NV. I had hiked a smaller portion of it with my family the day before. And so, my hike begins. ... Read more
Sparked! ... finally. Thanks to SP friends!
Monday, September 06, 2010      1 comments

I was rolling along, eating right, exercising and learning all about a healthy lifestyle when all of a sudden I was hit with a case of the lazies! It seemed I couldn't break free! I continued to visit SP, eat relatively well and think about exer... Read more
At a stand still....NOT!
Monday, August 16, 2010      3 comments

So, for the last week or two my weight loss has been at a stand still but I have not. It's kind of aggrevating but still I persist. I've continued to eat right (almost all of the time), exercise, and maintain an upbeat frame of mind! It's bee... Read more
Rolling along and feeling good!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      0 comments

Wow! I feel great! I've been fairly consistent with my workouts for the last two weeks. AND, most of the time, I don't even have to talk myself into it! (hee-hee) I'm down just over 5 LBS and I'm loving it! I'm actually getting fruits and veges... Read more
Up and down
Monday, August 02, 2010      0 comments

Up and down, up and down. That's how my weight has been since I was a child. Why do I expect trying to change my life to be any different? One day I do sooo well, the next, not so well. I have, however, learned many things over the yo-yo ... Read more
Amazed myself!
Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

Wow! After a relatively sedentary morning playing with my children inside, I managed to motivated myself (that's not the amazing part). When my husband returned home I walked/ran for 40 minutes on the treadmill (that's not the amazing part eithe... Read more
BIG Mistake!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      1 comments

Ok, so I made a decision last night that was a big mistake! It led to more and more mistakes throughout the next day. My huge mistake was that I decided to sleep in. How, you say was that a big mistake? Well, I normally walk in the mornings. Tha... Read more
Thursday, July 22, 2010      1 comments

I just finished Bob's Biggest Loser Workout and I feel fantastiC! As much as I didn't even want to do it, I finally talked myself into it and the instant result is that I feel fantastic. I have so much energy! The longterm results are coming slo... Read more
uugh, tired!
Monday, July 19, 2010      1 comments

I've been doing so well then all of a sudden I wake up this morning and I'm sooo tired. I couldn't figure out why. Had a hard time getting motivated, doing my walk and eating right. Then it hit me!! My period. It sucks, but I still did my walk, ... Read more
Sunday, July 18, 2010      0 comments

My sparkpage is titled babysteps. Maybe I should change the title because my steps toward a healthy life are getting bigger!! I feel so motivated. I am beginning to enjoy my morning walks and care about what foods I put in my body! Believe me, t... Read more
Week 1
Friday, July 16, 2010      2 comments

Feeling good! I've been reading so many motivational articles and learning so much from this site! I'm starting slowly, but I'm STARTING!! I have found some new favorite quotes that I now want to live by. "Great works are performed not by s... Read more