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Week 2 challenge, day 1
Monday, June 14, 2010      10 comments

I did good today!! I got way more fruit and veggie servings (at least 14-15, didn't actually count them up), I got 86 gms of protein!! (I usually struggle to get my minimum of 60) And I did a higher intensity cardio today!! While I've alway... Read more
NOVA Sparkers
Saturday, June 12, 2010      9 comments

I really enjoyed my monthly NOVA Sparkers meeting today! We are a great little team and I love how since it's a local team we can do things together. I walk with some buddies, we are doing races together, we shop together and I have a great... Read more
The Ruby Lites
Thursday, June 10, 2010      8 comments

I was a member of SparkPeople for a few months before a WW friend invited me to join the Rootin' for Ruby team. It was one of the best things I've ever done! The people were so welcoming and friendly. I felt at home almost immediately. I've... Read more
Giving running more of a try
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      10 comments

Ok, the weather was so nice when I got home tonight that I decided to try to make a big effort to run more instead of my normal walking. It didn't go too badly....even in the dark. I only went about 2 miles but I ran more than I walked! I ... Read more
Picture blog-The NOVA Sparkers (and some Ruby-Lites!) at the 2010 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
Saturday, June 05, 2010      15 comments

Today was an emoticon day, even in the heat and humidity! The atmosphere was super charged. Hearing Candy Coburn ... Read more
Excited about tomorrow!
Friday, June 04, 2010      8 comments

Tomorrow, me and 16 other Spark friends from the Northern Virginia Spark Team, are headed to Washington DC to do the Susan G Komen Global Race for the Cure. I am so excited to be able to participate! Our team fundraising goal was $2000... Read more
New month, new start
Monday, May 31, 2010      16 comments

I love this time of year. Warmer weather, more outside activities, loads of fresh veggies and fruit. It's an easy time for me to almost effortlessly do well. This was the time last year that I did the best with my weight loss and fitness. I... Read more
1st Spin class
Sunday, May 30, 2010      12 comments

Well, I survived the class and am here to write about it, LOL. It was A LOT harder than I thought it would be. Neither Hope nor I had ever done it before. I forgot my water bottle at home and for some reason never thought about bringing a t... Read more
Update on Ashley
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      15 comments

I'm happy to say that Ashley is out of ICU and she is feeling remarkably better after her blood transfusions, antibiotics and the colony stimulating factors she was given to help her bone marrow make new white blood cells. She still has a long r... Read more
My friends daughter-please send positive thoughts and prayers
Saturday, May 22, 2010      29 comments

As some of you know, my best friends daughter was diagnosed with stage IIIC breast cancer a couple of months ago which later was changed to stage IV when they found it in her lungs also. She is only 23 years old...well actually, she turned 24 a ... Read more
The end of our Ruby Fit Camp Challenge-Way to go Kettlebelles!
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      7 comments

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Pictures of Ruby Lite Meet in Annapolis MD
Sunday, May 16, 2010      24 comments

Today I got to meet some great fellow Ruby-Lites. I had so much fun! Everyone is just so awesome here and even more awesome in person. I felt like I had known all of them forever. We sat and chatted and chatted and then went to lunch at Ruby Tue... Read more
NOVA Spark Meet up
Saturday, May 15, 2010      9 comments

Thanks Teresa for sending the pic with all of us! I edited to add it :-) I had a great time tod... Read more
Big Spark weekend coming up
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      11 comments

I am really looking forward to this weekend! On Saturday, a group of Northern Virginia Sparker's are meeting. I've met several of them before and am looking forward to seeing them again and to meeting the others for the first time. A lot of us a... Read more
Mother's Day Weekend
Sunday, May 09, 2010      9 comments

I had a great Mother's Day weekend! Yesterday was a massage and manicure/pedicure with gift certificates from my kids. I had never been to a spa before and it was enjoyable. ... Read more

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