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Streak Day 11 - The Dreaded Scale Stress
Thursday, June 13, 2013      5 comments

I've been on SparkPeople (this time) for a few months now. I started out just reading an article or two, logging some of my food and tracking my workouts, which is the same way I did it the last few times I was on the site...very little commitm... Read more
Streak Day 10 - What A Shock
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      6 comments

I work in the office 3 days a week and work from home 2 days a week. I always park as far away as possible in the garage. I take the stairs up and down. I typically walk somewhere to go to lunch. I am up and down all day long walking things ... Read more
Streak Day 9 - I Hate Meds
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      7 comments

I have ulcerative colitis (an autoimmune disorder that attacks the colon). At my worst, I was taking 18 pills a day and a medicine infusion every 8 weeks to control it and other disorders associated with it. Those 18 pills included 60 mg of pr... Read more
Streak Day 8 - SparkFriends...I Dare You
Monday, June 10, 2013      6 comments

I think one of the greatest benefits of SparkPeople would be the Add As SparkFriend button. Adding someone as a SparkFriend connects you in more ways that one. Sure, you can struggle along on SP alone. You can try to do this with no sup... Read more
Streak Day 7 - Weather...It's Gonna Happen
Sunday, June 09, 2013      4 comments

I always find it funny when people complain about the weather. For most of my life my dad and I did not have much of a relationship. When we did talk it was to secure plans for one thing or another & that was it. In 2011 I was hospitali... Read more
Streak Day 6 - A Little Prep Goes A Long Way
Saturday, June 08, 2013      2 comments

Preparation is key. You've heard it before. Those of us in Florida know all about preparing for hurricane season. You prepare for things every day. For instance, how many of us keep extra tp in the bathroom? Or an umbrella near the do... Read more
Streak Day 5 - Moving Forward
Friday, June 07, 2013      4 comments

I've been floundering with SparkPeople for a few years now. I start off strong and then fall off the wagon because life seems to always get in the way. It always starts off the same way. I join teams. I join challenges. I track my foo... Read more
Blood work
Monday, April 29, 2013      2 comments

You would think that someone that gets blood work as often as I do would be used to it, but I'm not. I don't mind the waiting in the lab to actually get the blood drawn, it's the results that I am always worried over. Will my white blood cell ... Read more
Water Sabotage
Monday, March 04, 2013      5 comments

I always seem to sabotage myself with water. The more you drink, the more you have to go... We went for a nature walk along the intracoastal Saturday and we had no idea how long the path would be at the beginning of the walk. We walked a ... Read more
Pinterest
Friday, February 22, 2013      5 comments

It is truly amazing what one can find online. What's even more amazing is how great inspiration can be found on just one site...Pinterest. I looked at a lot of fitness and health boards last night and found some great inspiration. Some of the... Read more
Lovely Day
Thursday, February 14, 2013      2 comments

Here's to hoping everyone has a love-filled day today. I have most of the day off from work and later my husband is taking me to a new sushi bar for dinner. Now to figure out how to count sushi rolls in my tracker...... Read more
Good Days & Not So Good Days
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      3 comments

You know you might not have a good day when... -You wake up with night sweats (due to steroids) at 3:30 am and can't get back to sleep ... Read more
Things Are Looking Up
Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

My dad is getting out of physical rehab next weekend. My stepdad had triple bypass Tuesday and went home today. I found out that my gallbladder tests came back normal, so apparently it is fine, my body is just rejecting fat...not totally a bad... Read more
A Fresh Start
Sunday, January 27, 2013      4 comments

Starting new...again. My health is in shambles, my family life is in shambles, my world seems to be falling apart. What can I do to help myself? Get into better shape. A few things I have control of are my eating and my fitness. Everything ... Read more

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