WHAT HAVE I LET MYSELF IN FOR???
Monday, December 03, 2012 12 comments
Today was the first time meeting with my personal trainer. Our first day was spent doing testing - leg press machine, chest press machine, planks, push-ups and the checking to see how fast I could walk a mile along with the dreaded Body Fat mea... Read more
Health issues and major decision
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 14 comments
Today I got some very surprising news. I am anemic and my PC isn't sure why. And the anemia is also very recent. In October I donated blood and your iron is tested. My iron was 13.6 which is very good. When I had my blood tested this month ... Read more
EXCUSES, EXCUSES & WHAT I AM DOING ABOUT THEM
Sunday, October 07, 2012 11 comments
Today's SparkCoach lesson is about "mistakes" in my health lifestyle journey and how I perceive them. I will be the first to admit - I am a perfectionist about most things. When I mess something up, it will drive me nuts. Not quite OCD, but d... Read more
Stress is affecting my sleep!!
Sunday, September 30, 2012 10 comments
ONe of my assignments this week for SparkCoach is reporting how stress or anxiety are affecting my weight loss. Boy is that an understatement. For the past 3 weeks, my amount of sleep has been so far off, I have been considering joining th... Read more
NO MORE FAT PANTS!! YOO HOO!!!
Thursday, September 20, 2012 15 comments
Yesterday I got the shock of a lifetime! I walked into a local restaurant and said hello to a couple of people I know. One of them has always been a smart alec, but what he said kind of shocked me. He said; "Hi there miss baggy pants." I did... Read more
What a Difference Eating Healthy is Making
Monday, August 27, 2012 11 comments
For the past week, I have been planning my meals the day before. My DH isn't to crazy about it, but it is making a difference for my 1. I have more energy. Things are getting done around my home. Which also means I am sleeping. 2. I ... Read more
My Quick & Easy Go-To Meals
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8 comments
A couple of weeks ago, I joined the SparkCoach team. Many of you know that I recently lost my home to a fire. Since then I have lost my focus and my goals don't seem to be important. I am in the process of changing my goals and will be listin... Read more
A VERY, VERY SPECIAL GIFT
Thursday, August 09, 2012 19 comments
As many of you know in March, my DH and I lost our home to a fire. It was sooo hard leaving the place where we raised our children and thought we would spend our "golden years". It was a great place to live with a mountain in the back yard, an... Read more
Today, I promise I will not quit.
Thursday, August 02, 2012 9 comments
"Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of my... Read more
THE STRANGEST THING HAPPENED . . . . .
Saturday, July 07, 2012 14 comments
The strangest thing happened the other day. I was getting ready for work and looked up into the mirror to make sure I was put together. (You ladies will understand what I mean) I looked and then I looked again! Who the heck was that person... Read more
A VERY DIFFICULT DECISION
Monday, May 14, 2012 30 comments
It has been 6 weeks since the fire took my home, my physical memories of my daughter and the place my son could come home to. I still don't know what I feel or how to cope with the things rushing through my brain and my heart. For the past... Read more
WHAT ARE YOUR EXCUSES??
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 10 comments
I don't know about the rest of you, but I am a huge fan of the Biggest Loser. This season is called the "No Excusses" season and some of them are pretty thought provoking. Hmm, here are a couple that I remember 1. I don't have any motiva... Read more
Thursday, January 26, 2012 15 comments
A Spark friend of mine recently told me that due to a health issue, she would need to cut back on her exercising. She gave the me the name of her illness. Being the curious person that I am, I asked what this name meant since I had never heard... Read more
MY SPARK PAGE IS IN SHOCK! Day #3 and I'm still blogging!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 13 comments
I think this must be a record! I have blogged 3 days in a row. OK, what is up with this. Could it be Diane and Martha's challenge?? Hmmm. Or could it be that Diane's comment about 2 of her co-leaders being unable to keep up with her be the ... Read more
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