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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Facing the old enemy with a new weapon!
Monday, August 27, 2012      142 comments

We had out-of-town company this weekend. As most people do when entertaining we had special foods and some meals out at nice restaurants. While I did better than I would have in the OLD days (didn't order dessert, had dressing on the side, dr... Read more
Friday, August 24, 2012      5 comments

Registration for BLC20 is now closed BUT you can join THIS team where you will get a sparkmail the minute registration for BLC21 opens (which will begin in January - JUST in time for those New Year's Resolutions!) www.sparkpeople.... Read more
Putting my house on a diet!
Thursday, August 23, 2012      34 comments

I married 36 years ago come December. Not only have "I" put on the pounds over the decades but our house is bulging at the seams as well. Spark Guy Chris wrote in his book "The Spark" about how when one part of our life is out of balance likel... Read more
Don't Delay
Thursday, August 23, 2012      14 comments

Scarlett O'Hara may have said "Tomorrow is another day" but sometimes tomorrow is TOO late. A few days ago I shared with you about my secret to success (BLC Challenges). The next 12 week session begins Sept. 12 but there are very few openings ... Read more
The masterpiece within.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      27 comments

If you have ever had the privilege of traveling to Florence you have perhaps seen Michelangelo's sculpture of David. If you haven't be aware it is not a life-size piece. It stands 17 feet tall! Imagine the size of the block of marble from whi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Did you bring a souvenir home from vacation?
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      66 comments

Summer is winding down as schools open for the fall semester. Vacations are mostly over and all that is left are the souvenirs: magnets, bumper stickers, photographs and that extra poundage you are wearing around your middle. If that describe... Read more
My secret to success is available to you TODAY!
Monday, August 20, 2012      29 comments

As any of you that have followed my blogs know I do these 12 week sessions of BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE here on SP. It's FREE! It WORKS! Better still - OPEN REGISTRATION begins today but spaces are limited. Let me tell you how it works.... Read more
Planning for success
Sunday, August 19, 2012      32 comments

I have learned that planning really does propel me forward on this journey (not just in my weight loss). I began "daily goals" as a way to keep my focus on the next 24 hours and off the finish line which is still oh so far away. It keeps me fr... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Left Behind
Friday, August 17, 2012      266 comments

If you have been on this journey long I'm sure you have had others join you for a time. Perhaps it was a family member or coworker. Maybe it was a close friend or neighbor. Sometimes this person bolts on ahead of you leaving you in their dust... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Worth the Wait! PHOTO
Thursday, August 16, 2012      160 comments

I love to work in my yard. I love flowers, birds, butterflies, clouds, sunshine, rain and even snow. I just love the outdoors. I have a raised bed in the back of my house and this year in one corner I planted a whole package of sunflower seed... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Do you ever...
Thursday, August 16, 2012      244 comments

Do you ever have a really good day and blow it? You know the kind of day I'm talking about... you get up and walk/run, have your nutritious but low calorie breakfast, eat the salad you brought from home for lunch, park your car so you have to... Read more
Monday Motivation
Monday, August 13, 2012      28 comments

I like Mondays. I will admit I didn't care for them much when I was in the workforce but now they represent a "clean start". No matter what choices I made over the weekend a new week dawns. I check my GPS (Good Food, Personal Fitness, Sparkp... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Are others waiting for you to fail?
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      51 comments

This journey is not easy. If it was we would not have so many overweight and obese people in the world! It's also not a "quick jaunt" but rather an endurance test over a course strewn with obstacles. Today I want to talk about those people in ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Perspective
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      44 comments

There is no doubt that making the trek from OBESITY to "Heath & Fitness" is a struggle and a test of endurance. There are times when we can even climb on the pity pot because our weight loss has slowed, we are tired of having to watch others ea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Digging in the Dirt Reveals Much!
Monday, August 06, 2012      33 comments

I've been out working in my flower beds today. We have been in a drought here in the midwest and I've had to hand water everything all summer to keep it alive and blooming. Today I prepped a new bed on the side of the house and was planting so... Read more

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