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Eat Healthy on a budget.
Monday, October 07, 2013      6 comments

I've seen my share of complaints about how expensive it is to "eat healthy". Having gone from a $900 a month food budget to being able to comfortably eat for less than $120 a month, I know this is pure hogwash. Eating healthy is cheap. Its ea... Read more
One Week kickstart - opinion and results - and Next Steps
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      6 comments

Well, one week into the fall plan and things are going well. 4 ½ weeks until my cruise and motivation continues to be high. So, as a recap to last week’s plan and goal post, I’ll remind you to say I started Lee Labrada’s Lean Body Trainer –... Read more
Initial results and Plan for Fall
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      7 comments

Well, I got through my initial push back to forward momentum (after the summer 'slide') and had the results I wanted. If you missed the plan I made, here's the link: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Back to Basics and Making Friends with the Scale
Friday, August 23, 2013      7 comments

Yep, I'm back. Well, really I never totally went away, but let's just say I haven't been the best example and haven't been committed to a healthy lifestyle for the last few months. I was doing quite well last spring- measuring only inches and... Read more
Almost fell victim to the Scale-fakeout (again)!
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      12 comments

grrr! I said as I got on the scale this morning. Lost progress, I thought-- had been down more than 3 pounds and now it looks like I'm going back up- not all three pounds loss, but definitely the wrong direction. Berating myself for not bein... Read more
Sore or Sorry -- You choose.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      10 comments

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Sunday, January 20, 2013      7 comments

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Phase 3 LiveFit and Why it kicks you in the rear
Saturday, October 13, 2012      8 comments

Phase 3 workouts still astonish me even though this is round 3 of doing this program (in all honesty I didn't get to the Plyo in round 2 due to injuries). This isn't news to my fellow LiveFitter graduates, but just thought I'd post today's ... Read more
I ♥ Lifting Heavy
Thursday, October 11, 2012      7 comments

There's something in the simple satisfaction of pushing around heavy weights. Clarifying, cleansing, calming...... Read more
I am Much More than a Number on a scale
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      11 comments

I had this news item passed to me and found it so completely classy and inspiring, I had to share. Bully Calls News Anchor Fat, News Anchor Destroys Him On Live TV www.upworthy.com/bully-c
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Why I love SparkPeople
Thursday, September 20, 2012      10 comments

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Its not about Perfect; its about Effort
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      7 comments

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Calorie range shift
Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

Well, I'm going to have to work even HARDER to eat enough good nutrious food, particularly keeping tabs on the carbs and fat. My Spark tracker shifted my calorie range UP. See, I changed my fitness routine from Phase 1 LIVEFIT to Phase 2 L... Read more
Challenging Weekend
Monday, September 10, 2012      7 comments

Well, my weekend was pretty challenging, schedule-wise, so I am reasonably happy with what I managed to do. After my Friday flew by, I still fit in the first day of Phase 2 workout; back+cardio Saturday was packed. had a friend in town unex... Read more
Practicing What I Preach
Sunday, September 02, 2012      11 comments

I often hear people who have just started a new weight loss program start complaining after a couple weeks (sometimes LESS) how NOTHING is happening. They haven't lost weight, the scale doesn't budge, WHAT are they doing wrong? I see a lot of ... Read more

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