LAURIE5658
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Ready for a Sparktastic week!
Sunday, July 19, 2009      3 comments

I feel so good mentally and physically and I truly feel blessed. A week or so ago I was very wonky mentally and I am pretty sure it was purely hormonal since the hot flashes decided to rear its ugly head again. I can accept that...what choice do... Read more
House full of people and a day off from SparkPeople...
Saturday, July 18, 2009      2 comments

...although I just spun the wheel at 10pm and received 20 points! We have been entertaining all day and I just now logged on to see what is happening and to get a few points. I didn't even keep track of food but I feel I behaved to the best of m... Read more
Pooped Sparker
Friday, July 17, 2009      1 comments

Between talking about decadent peanut butter to heart rate monitors to a quite interesting yet maddening post on the Team Leader forum...this Sparkling Sparker is pooped! My Polar F7 arrived at my doorstep today and is ready to rock n roll, baby... Read more
Peanut butter is EVIL!
Thursday, July 16, 2009      13 comments

If anyone peruses my food tracker they will notice that not a day goes by where my spoon doesn't dip into a jar of peanut butter. OMG! I love the stuff and if I have a food that will give me problems...it the sticky gooey oh so yummy stuff. The ... Read more
Another wonderful day and other nonconsequential musings
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      4 comments

(Knock on wood) I felt so good today starting with my 60 minute walk/run bright and EARLY this morning. I will take each and every day I can get like this and will not take them for granted. I will not dwell on those days that I just want t... Read more
Knock on wood and other ramblings...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      3 comments

...I am feeling alot better mentally...THANK GOD! I am in serious doubt I am getting a decent calorie burn read and I feel I may be consuming too many calories. I feel my Nike + Ipod system is giving me a calorie burn that is way too high c... Read more
A better day...knock on wood
Monday, July 13, 2009      1 comments

I had a better day today and I will take it and be grateful. I was talking with my daughter about it and she is thinking it is hormonal since it came out of the blue. After pondering that notion I am pretty much in agreement with her especially ... Read more
I can't dump the funk
Sunday, July 12, 2009      3 comments

The next time I have a good emotionally-free day I am going to cherish every minute of it. The past few days I have been in such a funk that is miserable. Dammit! I seriously need to shake this off because I do not want to go back on meds. Why c... Read more
Alternating up days and down days...anyone else?
Friday, July 10, 2009      1 comments

Am I the only one that experiences having good energetic days followed by a Debbie-downer day? Please tell me I am not the only one. I ran 4 miles this morning and you would think the endorphins would be flying out of my ears! It could be that w... Read more
I made an intelligent decision
Thursday, July 09, 2009      5 comments

As the alarm went off at 5:15am I laid there momentarily thinking that perhaps I would skip today's outing. Well, that didn't last long as that inner voice slapped me with my very own flip flops. It was at that time I made the decision that I wo... Read more
It happened on my way to work
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      2 comments

So I was heading down the street on my way to work when it happened...I spied a walker with a SparkPeople tshirt! I quickly whipped around the block because I seriously need to find this obviously fellow Sparker. Aha! There she is so I sped down... Read more
Am I officially a runner?
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      1 comments

I don't think there are specific requirements except that well...you run. I have always envied people who I see out running and always think that running is something that is not for me. Think again. For example, I went out at 5:30 this morning ... Read more
An unexpected success
Monday, July 06, 2009      1 comments

After being gone for a long weekend at the inlaws in Missouri I experienced an unexpected success...a 2 lb. weightloss. After struggling to lose anything and eating very well and getting physically active...things are starting to happen. My body... Read more
Not at home and being challenged...
Friday, July 03, 2009      0 comments

...with staying ontrack as much as I can with my eating. I packed alot of healthy stuff and I was pretty satisfiend with day one out of four. We ate at the in-laws this evening and being in the south, I was stuck with the offerings of pan-fried ... Read more
A mish mash of updates
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      1 comments

While yesterday's walk/mostly run was a good one interms of lots of wnergy, this morning's...not so much. I felt like I was dragging a concrete block behind me and my energy level was blah at best. I am ASSUMING this is normal. If its not, someo... Read more

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