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JillianMichaels.com vs Sparkpeople.com
Thursday, October 25, 2012      7 comments

A healthy lifestyle site showdown.... For the past two weeks I have had a free trial membership to the Jillian Michael's website and have been using it in addition to the spark site and here's how the two compare and who comes out the winne... Read more
I am very proud of myself
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday, my surviving twins birthday (his twin passed away six hours after being born), which is usually the worst day of the year for me. For the past eight years, on that day I am a combination of grief, sadness, depression for the son I los... Read more
Today is the day
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      4 comments

One of the toughest days of the year for me, it's the day I'm torn...split into two different people. One that celebrates the birth of her surviving twin and one that mourns the loss of the other. So today I wish Michael a very Happy 8th Bi... Read more
Jillian Michael's tip of the day
Saturday, October 20, 2012      4 comments

JILLIAN'S TIP OF THE DAY Why "Sticky" Is Icky I have a zero-tolerance policy for foods that contain high-fructose corn syrup. Train yourself to think "garbage" when you see the initials HFCS, and just say no. Don't buy "sticky" ... Read more
Finally a way I'll eat Zucchini
Friday, October 19, 2012      4 comments

A Jillian Michael's recipe, I copied to spark www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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Cardio - weight loss extra credit, Jillian Michael's nugget
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      6 comments

Edited to add this was not my question but one asked of another member on JillianMichaels.com Q: I love that I have the information I need to lose 2 pounds a week; however, I would like to lose more than that. How can I lose 4 to 5 pounds ... Read more
Tips to control snacking, another Jillian Michael's nugget
Monday, October 15, 2012      7 comments

Constant snacking is one of the easiest ways to blow your calorie count for the entire day. Even when you plan out your meals, giving in to those little snacks during the day can take a toll — especially if you aren’t tracking them. Are you guil... Read more
Visceral Fat.....Harvard Health Publications
Sunday, October 14, 2012      6 comments

Keeping visceral fat at bay Where you tend to gain fat depends on your genes, your hormones, your age, your birth weight (smaller babies more readily add belly fat later in life), and whether you've had children (women who have given birth ... Read more
A Jillian Michael's nugget of information.
Saturday, October 13, 2012      5 comments

The simple fact is that you can change your life by changing your mind. Nothing is impossible for the willing mind! We all have the power to gain control of our lives, reach our goals, and live our dreams. The challenge is locating, nurturing, a... Read more
What motivates you....choose your motivation wisely!
Saturday, September 29, 2012      3 comments

What motivates you to embrace a healthy lifestyle? Simple enough question really, with any number of possible answers. For some it's a size clothing, for others it's their children and for others still it's about good health, endurance, vitalit... Read more
Life is short.....
Friday, September 28, 2012      9 comments

My personal experiences have drove home the saying "life is short". Losing a son six hours after being born, not knowing if my surviving son would survive, watching babies die in the NICU (some a year after being born) and now watching friends o... Read more
Your prayers are needed....Kyle and Michael were in the NICU together.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      8 comments

When you spend time in a NICU you become close to the other families that are there. One of those families is facing what no parents should, their little boy has a terminal illness. I'm asking my friends to keep this little boy and his family in... Read more
Why I love Maine......
Monday, September 10, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday was a picture perfect day for outdoor adventures here in the great state of Maine. Temps 68 degrees, sunshine, light wind and we took advantage of it! We hiked Mt. Pisgah in Monmouth ... Read more
Kayaking, the new "my time".
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      11 comments

I enjoy kayaking, my first time was this year in a tandem plus (a kayak that seats hubby, Michael and myself). This past weekend I had the opportunity to try a solo kayak and I loved it. Just me, the water, the sunshine and my thoughts. I entere... Read more
It really is different this time.....
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      5 comments

On my spark page I wrote I was back for more but differently and it truly is different this time around. 1) I'm not so consumed by the amount of weight I lose or don't lose for that matter, a healthy lifestyle can't be rushed. 2) I'm s... Read more

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