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#MakeitHappen
Sunday, March 05, 2017      3 comments

I just finished reading another blog… Which talked about starting and stopping starting starting again and again and again. I feel like that is the mantra of my life when it comes to a diet. Not something I'm proud of, but it is what it is. At l... Read more
Low carb!?
Monday, January 30, 2017      2 comments

Not sure what low carb means.... under 100, under 50- lower!? All I know is that I switched from the 220 to 260 I was getting every day to below 150 yesterday and I was already down a pound this morning. Feeling incredible today again eating bel... Read more
Sunday Weigh In
Sunday, January 29, 2017      11 comments

Today was weigh in day. Down exactly 3 pounds from last week. Proud of myself for sticking with it, for having more green days then red days, and for inc... Read more
Saturday Means Keep it Up!
Saturday, January 28, 2017      1 comments

Even when I wanted to cheat, even though it's the weekend and it's so easy to slip off the wagon, I kept plugging along today! Staying healthy, working out and making connections for my side business! Building health from the inside out! #youn... Read more
Made it Happen!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      4 comments

Had a busy day off, ran my daughter to my dentist appointment, and then had to travel an hour and a half to Burlington to see my father-in-law in the hospital. Made a bad choice at lunchtime, and thought about sabotaging the rest of my day. Inst... Read more
Snow Day!
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      4 comments

Yeah! Means extra time to work out, extra time is that with children, extra time to be on SparkPeople and keep my motivation high! Determined this week to make progress and be successful!... Read more
Making It Happen
Monday, January 23, 2017      3 comments

Just curious... has anyone else felt like spark people was their AA meeting (except related to food, health and wellness)? I definitely feel that the site keeps me accountable, allows me to be with other people who also share the same struggles ... Read more
How many times?!
Sunday, January 22, 2017      3 comments

How many times will I stop and restart? How many times will I start and fail? When will I ever get this right to see success? As discouraged as I am toda... Read more
Make Today Count!
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      5 comments

With thanksgiving tomorrow, let's remember why we are all here. Get healthy, to find inner happiness, to find inner peace. Let's remember tomorrow at the Thanksgiving table and throughout the day to put her phone down to the people in the eye to... Read more
How Do You Stick With It
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      8 comments

How do you stick with it? How do you keep at it day after day week after week month after month? I am definitely a dieter that likes to diet Monday through Thursday. It's totally the wrong mentality to have but it's what has kept me at my size f... Read more
Thank You Friends
Monday, November 14, 2016      1 comments

Today I am slowly starting to get better. I am beginning to feel like this cold is never going to go away and it certainly wreaking havoc on my ability to lose weight. But I am reminded every day when I log into SparkPeople that I have lots of f... Read more
Thankful
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      0 comments

I am thankful for many things today. I am thankful that I have been tracking my food intake all week. I am thankful that I have reached 10,000 steps every day. I am thankful for the support of my family and friends when I haven't felt good.I am ... Read more
Sickness
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      2 comments

Sickness stinks. It's hard to give your all when you are not feeling well. Even worse when you've not been feeling well for a week straight. What I thought was a cold or the flu doesn't seem to be going away after one week. Feeling kind of depre... Read more
You've Got This!
Monday, November 07, 2016      3 comments

Today I am reminding myself that I am stronger than I think! A week of a flu/cold and a busy work week plus busy home life makes for a very stressful per... Read more
The flu
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      2 comments

It kicked my butt this week but I am coming on the other side of it. Showered and dressed (do pj pants count as dressed!?). Two days of less than 1,000 steps, but hey, when you feel better you do better. Baby steps today.... Read more

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