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Love Your Body...Now
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      10 comments

I am working on loving my body as it is NOW. I was inspired by an ad for"Love Your Body" Week that showed a real body with words that showed how our weight, and bodies, don't define us. Here is mine: ... Read more
Landslide
Friday, October 17, 2014      6 comments

I've been afraid of changing because I built my life around you." Stevie Nicks I'm beginning the process of intuitive eating, and was journaling about my feelings and wanted to share here. I've always used food. To comfort, to be my fr... Read more
40(ish) AMAZING things I have accomplished in my life
Saturday, September 06, 2014      13 comments

So if you read my earlier blog, you will see that I need to get my "mojo" back. And while friends help, coaches help, really the only person that can INSPIRE YOU is YOU. I've found this to be true throughout my journey. I am my own cheerleader... Read more
Motivation - or How to Get My Mojo Back
Saturday, September 06, 2014      3 comments

I weigh 10 lbs. more than I did before summer started. I feel a general lack of motivation. My goal was to reach my goal weight by my 40th birthday a few wks ago, and well, that didn't happen. And honestly? I am just not motivated. I K... Read more
What I'm going to do about it
Saturday, August 23, 2014      9 comments

Main: Blog or share with the team on this question: What are 2 things you know you could be doing differently for your health and wellness? Bonus: Create a plan for eating better or working out more and implement it this week. I'm up... Read more
When your size 14s are getting tight, embrace kale
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      15 comments

I'm still in post marathon bliss. And it's 9 months later. My body still wants to eat at the higher calorie range. That, paired with a big milestone birthday sound the corner...the big 4-0...well my body just wants to get fluffier. I have g... Read more
I am More Than a Number
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      13 comments

After losing 100 lbs., I've maintained for over two years. That's the "glass is half full" outlook. The negative side is that I've been in a plateau for over two year... Read more
After The Rain
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      7 comments

Our yard is a terrible sight. After this long Chicago winter, and then the rain, we took a look at our mud pool of a yard and closely assessed. There were piles of old leaves that I raked, expecting to find more mud underneath. Mud I did find,... Read more
My Strength Training Blog for Sunny Challenge
Sunday, May 25, 2014      3 comments

Workout complete circuit 2 times doing 15-20 reps each exercise Upper Body Bicep Curls Overhead tricep extension Lateral Raises Push Ups Dumbell Row Lower Body Squats Plie Squa... Read more
Quieting that Voice Inside
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      12 comments

Main Challenge (30 Points): The psychological Challenge. A huge part of losing weight involves the psychological challenges we face. For example what we say to ourselves makes a huge difference. Many times we find ourselves saying these negative... Read more
Losing my running and walking partner...and friend
Monday, February 17, 2014      35 comments

Yesterday my Sammy went to doggie heaven. He had an aggressive tumor in his nose that spread and surgery wasn't an option, and radiation is iffy (only 10-20% success and ... Read more
So...I was in a Fitness DVD....Dream Come True #5?
Sunday, February 02, 2014      33 comments

I haven't blogged about it. I still feel a little strange about it. I don't like to brag, and sometimes talking about blessings in our lives can feel that way. I know it's silly. But I do feel like I need to tell others how God has worked in... Read more
Things I love about my body...#s 5, 6 and 7
Friday, January 31, 2014      10 comments

I love... My hair... My smile... And my rear ain't bad either : ... Read more
Things I Love About My Body....#4
Thursday, January 30, 2014      8 comments

I love my collarbones. I didn't used to be able to see them...I remember the day when my hand was scratching my neck, and I was so surprised that I could feel a bone there! ... Read more
Things I Love About My Body...#3
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      10 comments

I love my eyes. Without makeup... Or with makeup... After a workout... ... Read more

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