STRONGIAM
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It Is What It Is
Monday, March 19, 2012      4 comments

Stepped on the scale today and it said "134" (9 lbs over goal and several pounds weight gain over the past couple of weeks). Have had an injury that has kept me from working out regularly and have been eating too much convenience food...blah...... Read more
Life...Priorities and other ramblings
Thursday, September 08, 2011      5 comments

"May you live all the days of your life" - This well know quote from Jonathan Swift is one of my favorites. I had a recent medical scare that has made me take a step back and evaluate what is important to me. I learned some new things abou... Read more
Stress and the Scale
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

I am not one of those people who can't eat when they are stressed - instead I can't seem to stop eating when I'm stressed. And eating the wrong things! My food choices the past few weeks have been horrible and the scale shows it. It's moving ... Read more
Behind the Scenes for a bit
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      4 comments

Don't want my sparkbuddies emoticon thinking I have stopped sparking. I will still be tracking food and fitness ... Read more
And What Have We Learned?
Monday, June 27, 2011      3 comments

Ugh...just ugh! I have made some horrific food choices over the past couple of days and my body is telling me that it doesn't like it. I felt great on Thursday morning. It even felt great when I went to the doctor that afternoon and they ... Read more
I don't wanna...I don't wanna...HEY, I LIKE IT!
Thursday, June 23, 2011      6 comments

Or the story of how one woman overcame her avoidance of exercise. emoticon I was thinking about this the o... Read more
Change is good...Change is good...Change is good...
Thursday, June 16, 2011      4 comments

I'm trying to convince myself. Change is coming into my life and I am apprehensive about how it may affect my health. For the past couple of years, I have worked a 15-hour per week part time job. It has allowed me plenty of time to get my exe... Read more
WooHoo - Featured on Cathe.com
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      8 comments

I had to share the good news with all my Spark Peeps! I submitted a "success story" for Cathe Friedrich's website and it got featured today! Here's the link: cathe.com/time-flys-when
-you-are-having-fun-by-str
ongiam ... Read more
Where Do I Want to be in a Year?
Friday, May 06, 2011      11 comments

That is what I wrote in my intro when I joined SparkPeople almost a year ago the first of June. It has flown by so quickly. I was waking up every morning with stiffness and joint pain. I got out of breath walking to the mailbox and back... Read more
There's a mean & nasty person standing in my way
Thursday, May 05, 2011      6 comments

That person is My Perfect Self. I have come to realize through SparkPeople that I have a perfectionist tendancy that stops me from progress. It's funny that I was thinking about it this morning and when I read my email, there was an articl... Read more
Went to see my mom today
Friday, April 29, 2011      7 comments

I took some pretty spring flowers to her - yellow and white. Yellow is her favorite color. I took them to her a couple of weeks ago, but could not leave them with her because the vase on her headstone marker got broken somehow. It got fixed s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts YOU are Awesome!!!...yes, I am talking about you-
Thursday, April 28, 2011      39 comments

And, here are the reasons why. You have either made the commitment or are thinking about making the commitment to change your life, change the way you view yourself, change your relationship with food, change how you feel about exercise. ... Read more
Lessons Learned from Mr. Brown Dog
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      8 comments

January and February were stressful months at our house. I am contemplating a complete career change, my 51 yr. old brother-in-law had a massive brain hemorrhage (he is miraculously improving) and I had to euthanize my furry 4-legged baby, Mr. ... Read more
I Admit I am a Fitness DVD Junkie
Friday, February 25, 2011      8 comments

emoticon Yep, I admit it. I like to work out at home and have built up a decent library of workout DVDs. I don't... Read more
The Journey
Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

My cousin posted a picture in Facebook of him in front of a small waterfall. The caption said, "Hiked all the way up the mountain to see this small waterfall." I was feeling a bit philosophical and having done a bit of mountain hiking when I w... Read more

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