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Plateau Busting Plan
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      15 comments

I'm embarking on a 4 week Plateau Busting Plan starting today with the help of the new SparkCoach Plateau Buster program. I decided to publicly blog about it here for accountability and support. So, there you have it. ... Read more
Sitting In Mom's Hospital Room
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      29 comments

Sitting In The Hospital Room...lights turned out, listening to my Mom's breathing as she sleeps. It could almost be relaxing if it hadn't been such a nerve-racking day. My Mom had a hip pinning surgery scheduled today. Earlier this wee... Read more
I Challenge You To Challenge Me
Sunday, December 02, 2012      9 comments

Hi Spark friends! I find myself feeling a little lazy today and would love your help and inspiration to snap me out of it. I have also been trying to mix up my workouts recently to keep them fresh. How can you help? How about leav... Read more
The Power of a Fitness Partner
Monday, November 26, 2012      13 comments

Yesterday, I met a friend for a morning walk. It was cold out (30ish F) and a little windy; but we went. I had "assumed" we would walk the shorter trail a couple times (one time is a little over a mile). But, she suggested we do the longer (8 mi... Read more
Thursday, November 22, 2012      8 comments

The topic kind of says it all.... HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I am very thankful for family, friends, SparkPeople and my improved healthier lifestyle. Whether or not you celebrate this Thanksgiving Day, I hope you enjoy the day and take time ... Read more
The good news: We are all fine! The bad news: Dealing with a house fire.
Friday, October 12, 2012      32 comments

For those Sparkers who are also my Facebook friend, this is just a copy of what I posted on FB. Thanks for checking up on me. :-) So, here's what's new in my and Jack's lives the past couple days: Small fire at our house. We are fine and... Read more
Ready for a Rally to Meet Fellow Sparkers?
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      9 comments

If you're ready to meet some fellow Sparkers and live in this area (or ready to travel), please think about joining us at the Madison, Indiana rally on November 10th. Here is a link to the related Spark team: Read more
Challenge Blog: Meal Planning
Thursday, August 30, 2012      13 comments

For a challenge I'm in, I had to read the article linked below and then blog about one of the tips I have used to help with Meal Planning.
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Healthier Habits Lead to Lots of Improvements
Sunday, August 19, 2012      18 comments

SparkCoach gave me this task today: "Blog about all the ways in which you've noticed improvements in your life since adopting healthier habits." So I decided to tackle this with a list of just some of the improvements I've realized since ... Read more
Morning Inspiration
Monday, August 06, 2012      12 comments

Love this quote! I found this on SparkPeople's Inspiration page and it really rang true this morning. I overdid the unhealthy snacking last night and this quote help... Read more
Why Did I Start My New Ticker Today?
Sunday, May 06, 2012      17 comments

I just started a new ticker that counts the days since I snacked after 10 PM. emoticon It is now 12:30 AM and I a... Read more
Who's the Newest SparkPeople Employee?
Saturday, March 10, 2012      36 comments

Who's the Newest SparkPeople Employee? Me Me Me Me Me!!! emoticon ... Read more
Healthy Super Bowl Snacking
Sunday, February 05, 2012      9 comments

The Super Bowl game is about to start, and I thought I'd take a moment to post the healthy foods I have here in the hopes that I stick within my nutrition ranges today. Even if someone overeats some of these snacks, at least it will be better ... Read more
Cold-Weather Exercising
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      7 comments

Funny that today's SparkPeople Live meeting was about outdoor exercising in the cold weather, and now tonight one of the Biggest Loser teams has to work outside all week in the cold. Timely topic indeed. ... Read more
Why I Love SparkPeople LIVE (video blog)
Thursday, January 19, 2012      21 comments

SparkPeople LIVE is just the latest way that SparkPeople is helping me to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Check out my vlog to learn more, ask me any questions you want, and follow this link to sign up: www.sparkpeople... Read more

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