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Trouble finding Inspiration/Motivation
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      10 comments

I have been a bit lax these past few days. Partly due to a virus, partly due to just plain lack of motivation. ... Read more
This is it! "Before" photo is done
Friday, January 16, 2015      13 comments

OK everyone....I did it! I finally took my before photos. emoticon ... Read more
Procrastination and my "before" photo
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      9 comments

It's not that I don't want to...OK I don't want to a little. I have mentioned on my page that I hate photos of me, but I love the idea of measurable improvement. ... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge Cont. #7 - #10
Saturday, January 03, 2015      2 comments

7 Triggers: Trigger situations and foods that trigger my over consumption of calories. My triggers foods: Chocolate and anything creamy/cheesy ... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge/ Motivation for 2015
Saturday, January 03, 2015      5 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons I want to lose weight. What do I want to change? How do I want to look? How do I want to feel? What things will I be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? First, I need to wor... Read more
Not allowed to be happy I guess
Thursday, October 30, 2014      8 comments

Still fighting with my husband every night for time "on-line". His friends are home and want to play their game during the same time I am home. I am supposed to "get my sparking done early" so he can have the bandwidth for the rest of the nigh... Read more
Caught in the "all or nothing" game, and lost
Tuesday, September 02, 2014      7 comments

So I'm back! emoticon I just couldn't stay away. A few weeks ago I was overwhelmed by changes in my life,... Read more
So long, farewell, aufvedersehen, good night.....
Saturday, August 16, 2014      5 comments

Well, I no longer have the time, or the band width, to stay with spark people. I hope my busy days will lead to gainful employment, but the last few have made it painfully clear that I don't/wont have time to take care of myself like I have bee... Read more
Invest in Clothes that Fit
Saturday, August 02, 2014      9 comments

I just bought new jeans from "Woman Within", size 16w (down from 18). I wore them to the mall and then tried on a pair of Lee Classic Fit size 16m (medium). The Lee jeans fit better!! The "woman's" size looked so much better than the ba... Read more
Building Good Habits
Friday, August 01, 2014      4 comments

I haven't been able to do my usual activities/exercises due to poor air quality ( 2 major forest fires in my area) and high heat & humidity. Fortunately I have mostly good food in the house so I didn't do too much damage with my diet. ... Read more
Don't worry, be happy
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      5 comments

I just saw the most amazing post of Face Book. The young woman has started a campaign: No Body Shame http://nobodyshamecampaign.c
om/No_Body_Shame_Campaign.
html She is a beautiful girl who can really bust a move! If you are fe... Read more
Fabulous Fish on the grill
Sunday, July 27, 2014      3 comments

I am not a cook by traditional standards. I am a "creator". emoticon I get awesome ingredients, and then... Read more
Surprising signs of progress
Friday, July 11, 2014      9 comments

The scale is not my friend. Not only is mine fickle and somewhat inaccurate, but it also is not reflecting all of this hard work! ... Read more
Turn off the TV and go to bed!
Monday, July 07, 2014      4 comments

I was doing so well. Healthy dinner: grilled steak and big green salad, emoticon my husband offered to go fo... Read more
Super Inspiration
Sunday, July 06, 2014      2 comments

Many years ago, I was inspired by Linda Hamilton in Terminator 2. I even found her work out in a magazine and started doing it....then I got pregnant (good thing I was on a health kick) and my dreams of a sculpted body went away. ... Read more

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