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Springing to Action Challenge - Week One
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      7 comments

Hello fellow challenge participants and my Bahama Mama's teammates! I'm very excited to be starting a new challenge! The Falling for Fitness challenge was lots of fun and I got to know some great new Spark Friends. I'm looking forward to spend... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Seventeen Update
Saturday, February 16, 2013      6 comments

Well, here we are. It's the last day of the challenge! I am very proud that I stuck with this! I showed up and participated every single week! Woo hoo! I have learned a lot during the course of this challenge. The most valuable lesson for m... Read more
My goal is within sight...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      10 comments

I've managed to get off the plateau that I've been stuck on for the past few weeks. I tried a new meal plan from Happy Herbivore and it did not work well for me. It was too high in carbs and too low in protein for my needs. I had a look at my tr... Read more
(Revised on Saturday) Falling For Fitness - Week Sixteen Update
Sunday, February 03, 2013      8 comments

This week's challenge is about affirming our love for ourselves. I'm going to update this blog entry multiple times this week and add each day's affirmation and share what I love about myself through the week. I'll also share a few funnies here ... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Fourteen Update
Saturday, February 02, 2013      2 comments

I can't believe that this challenge is almost over! I managed to lose one pound this week so I finally feel like I'm making a bit of progress again but I need to kick things up to really break this plateau. This week's challenge was to joi... Read more
Falling for Fitness Challenge - Week Fourteen Update
Saturday, January 26, 2013      3 comments

Well, it's been an interesting week for me. I checked out this week's links about different kinds of cleanses and I chose to do the Kitchari cleanse for one day. I had never heard of it before but it sounded good. It's a very old ayurvedic pract... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Thirteen Update
Friday, January 18, 2013      7 comments

The main challenge for this week is to write a letter to your future self about your journey so far. Here is the letter that I wrote to my future self. I hope this will be a valuable resource to turn to when I'm feeling stuck! Dear Fu... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Twelve Update
Saturday, January 12, 2013      5 comments

The scale cooperated with me again this week and I'm back down to where I was before Christmas. I got out for a couple of nice long walks this week and I've been putting some extra elbow grease into my house cleaning on the cold days when I'm st... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Eleven Update
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      4 comments

Well, I made it through the holiday season and I tried to stay on track but I gained four pounds. Each morning I started off strong, but by late afternoon I gave in to "just one" little treat here and there. Those mini-cookies, chocolates and n... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Ten Update
Thursday, December 27, 2012      7 comments

Well, I can't say that I've been very mindful about my eating for the past three days. I didn't stick to my plan to track things ahead of time and I went a little overboard on Christmas Eve. Once again I felt so awful that I could hardly sleep. ... Read more
Falling for Fitness Challenge - Week Nine Update
Saturday, December 22, 2012      4 comments

Wow - we're already nine weeks into the challenge! I'm very happy with my progress since the challenge started. My goal is in sight! The trick is going to be to keep moving and burning lots of extra calories whenever I have a few free minutes. ... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Eight Update
Friday, December 14, 2012      4 comments

My week started off with a potluck on Sunday. It was not a good scene. I ate waaaay too much and I felt absolutely terrible afterwards. Then PMS took hold and I ate junk on Monday too. By Tuesday I got a grip on things and started to turn things... Read more
Back on track!
Friday, December 14, 2012      9 comments

I managed to turn things around this week and I'm now losing weight again! I'm still eating more than usual but I've been very active this week (doing everyday things) plus I've gone out walking a few times when it was warm enough outside. ... Read more
The slippery slope...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      6 comments

It started on Sunday. We hosted a Christmas potluck at our house. I ate a light breakfast and lunch because I was saving myself for dinner. I ate a ton of everything and man, did I pay for it. I felt so gross that I hardly slept that night. I ho... Read more
Falling For Fitness Challenge - Week Seven Update
Saturday, December 08, 2012      3 comments

Wow, I can't believe that we're seven weeks into the challenge already! I didn't lose a single ounce this week, BUT that means I didn't gain either! The weather eased up a tiny bit and my running path was finally free of ice so I was able to get... Read more

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