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Saturday, November 05, 2011      13 comments

Just a short note tonight! As I head off to change my clocks before going to bed. I decided to write a few reasons that I am grateful today. It will definitely not be ALL of my reasons and will probably leave out some of the important ones... Read more
HIIT...Something New for Me
Thursday, October 27, 2011      4 comments

So over the past 15 months or so, my body has not been responding to my usual routine. After much consideration, I've decided that I would try something totally different for me. Today was session number 3 of my HIIT routine recommended by a SF.... Read more
Annual Family Picnic
Monday, August 01, 2011      6 comments

I'm sitting here watching this week's The Closer episode and reflecting on my day on Sunday. My mother's extended family has a picnic every summer and a banquet in the fall. This is our way of staying in touch during the good times (not just dur... Read more
Places to Visit in Philly/New Jersey Area
Sunday, June 12, 2011      4 comments

I'm packed and ready to head to the airport yet again. I've been to Philadelphia a few times over the past 12 years or so. I've not really seen much of the city. During my trip about 3 years ago, I ventured over to the museum that is who to the ... Read more
Are You a Taker or a Giver?
Monday, June 06, 2011      6 comments

Disclaimer: This blog is not necessarily about losing weight. Therefore, if if is not of interest to you, please feel to disregard without comment. My sister's recent status on Facebook had me thinking about her comment much of the day. It ... Read more
New Bicycle
Friday, June 03, 2011      11 comments

Last week I went to purchase a new bicycle for my soon to be 4 year old nephew. For those of you who read my blog about my new hairdo, he is the son of my deceased sister. Now, I do have 43 nieces and nephews. Each of them hold a special place i... Read more
Written Goals
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      9 comments

emoticon I am setting a realistic goal to lose 15 pounds in 10 weeks!... Read more
Are You Ready to Get Back on Track?
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      9 comments

So mentally I'm ready to become Sparkalicious again! There's only 4 weeks until Spring and 5 weeks until my 3 year SparkVersary. I recently came across this SparkPeople article and wanted to share with all of you a small excerpt from it. The art... Read more
Do You have a Team?
Sunday, September 26, 2010      9 comments

I recently came across this SparkPeople article and wanted to share with all of you a small excerpt from it. The article makes a great suggestion to create a team of people who can assist you in reaching and maintaining your goals. (The link t... Read more
My Sister & My New Hairdo
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      21 comments

So nearly a month ago, I decided to experiment with a new hair style. I was hesitant to try something different since I've been wearing the same style for nearly 7 years. But because I'm needing to wear a helmet these days, I had no choice but t... Read more
Happy Birthday to Me!!!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      22 comments

So today I am blessed to celebrate my 42nd birthday! I thought a gratitude journal entry was appropriate. Lord, thank you for allowing me to celebrate another year of life! Thank you for bringing me into a new year allowing me to enjoy good... Read more
Friday, May 07, 2010      9 comments

I just wanted to share with all of you my short message to my family and friends who are mothers! HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Even though it often feels like it's a thankless job and no one appreciates your sacrifices, please know that it is a wort... Read more
Fifty Pounds Finally!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      19 comments

This will be a short but sweet blog to acknowledge this milestone. When I first joined SparkPeople, the plan was to lose 100 lbs. within a year (2 lbs./week). However, you know the saying about the best laid plans... After about a year o... Read more
Thirty Seconds
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      16 comments

So today I took advantage of the nearly 70 degree temperatures and went to the park to complete my 4 mile walk. Upon arrival, I noticed that there was a lady jogging while pushing her baby in a stroller. Now there's nothing unusual about this--I... Read more
Oprah Fans! Live Your Best Life Weekend May 7-9 (NYC)
Monday, March 15, 2010      4 comments

O Magazine is celebrating it's 10 year Anniversary with a Live Your Best Life Weekend. It's a bit pricey for me but I may decide to treat myself as an early birthday gift. It's Mother Day weekend in New York City so it may not be possible for ma... Read more

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