Bear, I'm Out Here In Your Woods
I've been losing weight! Yay! It's been steady and I even skipped right over 157, bam! Just right on to 156 for me. One reason for my recent success is that I've been a hiking fiend the last few weeks. 11 miles, 7 miles, 8 miles, give me miles, ... Read more
Alaska, your beer is killer.
Remember how well I did in NYC and how I came back the SAME WEIGHT? And how that never happened before?? Well. I wasn't so successful in the great state of Alaska. They all it the Last Frontier. Yeah, last frontier of beer. The beer was good and... Read more
New York, New York!
I went to NYC with my mother-in-law, God bless her, if you know what I mean. ;-)
She's a trip. Grew up very privileged, very spoiled and her world view is way, way far from mine. She used to live in NYC and still has season tickets to the oper... Read more
10 pounds down, 20 to go!
I have lost 10 pounds in the last eight weeks. I am very happy about this. How'd I do it? Simple, I ate good food, not too much and exercised like a fiend. Almost every day.
I am motivated by three upcoming weddings in the... Read more
I've been busy so here's a blog I should've written a week ago!
I'm happy, so happy, to be back into Spark and doing the 5% Challenge. Spark keeps me honest and gives me the motivation I need to stay on track with food and exercise. I track... Read more
My Plan....and I do have one.
I'm not here to pontificate or advise or admit or condone or condemn. I'm not saying that what I know is right or the only way to go. I do know what I want and I know how I've been successful in the past. I have determination, motivation and cut... Read more
I'm Still Around Too! Saw Amy's Title and Decided I needed to do the same
Hello Spark People!!
Yes, I am still Sparking but in a more relaxed way. Actually, I've been so busy that my Sparking is anything but relaxed, it's a few minutes here and there and done way too hastily and sloppily and I missed last Saturday's... Read more
The Blog Where I Take a Hike (or Two)
I am so happy our newest 5% Challenge is under way. I find I don't spend much time on Spark unless I'm part of a challenge. I do log in and track what I eat every day, yes, I still do that. But then I leave without doing muc... Read more
The Blog Where I Thank the Casual Travelers
The Winter 5% Challenge has come to close and I just wanted to drop a quick line to say THANK YOU to my fellow Casual Travelers for teaching me that slow and steady wins the race. You are an amazing group of people and your determinatio... Read more
Winter, go home, you're drunk!
It's APRIL 15th and we woke up to this-
April! 15th! Arg! And the forecast calls for three days of snow. ARG. I usually weather winter pretty well but this year it didn't ... Read more
Finally got out for a hike yesterday, it was lovely! I love hiking, it's my cardio of choice but what with the winter weather and my hubby's knee injury from skiing over the holidays, I haven't been out nearly as much as needed for my mental hea... Read more
The Blog about BMI
Body Mass Index, based on height and weight, is just one measurement of health but since the health industry is focused on it and it tends to be present on any weight loss tracker, it's a number that we all keep a wary eye on. Am I right? Person... Read more
The Blog about Don Giovanni and Denver
We are opera goers. I never though much about opera until I got together with my husband other than to think it was a bunch of fat ladies in Viking horns singing in that way I used to imitate as a kid when I'd belt out "God Bless America" Kate S... Read more
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The Blog about my 5% Challenge set back
"Set back" being a term cloaking the real thing that happened, which was "failure". Set back sounds like it was something that happened out of my control like I broke my ankle or something dire like that, which this failure was not. I was totall... Read more