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Saturday, June 05, 2010      13 comments

12 months of accomplishment! If someone had told me 13 months ago that I would be here today, I wouldn't have believed them. I have been reading all the one-year blogs that my friends have been posting lately hoping to decide on what were the ... Read more
Remember this shirt? - THE SEQUEL
Saturday, June 05, 2010      23 comments

Today is my one-year SparkVersary. I have a blog almost ready (maybe tomorrow?) but I couldn't let the day go by without some mention of where I've been and where I am. The "Before" pictures were from 7/26/09, the "after" photos were from this... Read more
Remember this shirt?
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      16 comments

I have a half-hour to kill and new photos coming soon! Here's a sneak peak: 7/25/09 6/01/10 ... Read more
The Sizzling Summer Challenge is about to begin!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      13 comments

5 things that will keep me motivated during the Biggest Loser Sizzling Summer Challenge: 1 - Living the Lifestyle: It occurred to me a couple of days ago that I'm not obsessing about the scale any more. Since weight loss is so slow now, ... Read more
Life's Little Irritations
Monday, May 24, 2010      14 comments

Everyone has been so interested in my status from Saturday and today; I wish it could have been something exotic and exciting! All I did was throw my carefully regimented schedule into the recycle bin (notice I wrote "recycle bin"; it's alread... Read more
Be Amazed
Sunday, May 16, 2010      15 comments

How things have changed since last summer! Today is not a scheduled running day for me and my internet connection was being unpredictable this morning so I took the time to go out and ride my bike. It is so nice to have daylight early; I ... Read more
Something to ponder on Mother's Day
Sunday, May 09, 2010      11 comments

Yesterday, I posted a blog about photos and their use to us as another weight-loss tool. Most of us would prefer to stay out of the photo but weight-loss aside, there are other important reasons to be in the picture. Here's the first parag... Read more
Saturday, May 08, 2010      8 comments

How many of us run for the next room when there's a camera present? My mom did that; she passed away 16 years ago and it's sad that we don't have many photos of her. As much as I dislike having my picture taken, I've tried to be a good sport a... Read more
Another non-scale weight loss tool
Monday, May 03, 2010      22 comments

I know it's been a while since I posted any photos; I really haven't lost much weight since February. Or have I? 2/21/10: 69 pounds lost 5/03/10 - 76 pounds lost... Read more
Another goal has a checkmark next to it
Sunday, May 02, 2010      25 comments

Yesterday I ran my first 5K. After reading many blogs from my running SparkFriends, I started running 7 months ago mostly out of curiosity and now I run mostly out of amazement at myself. (Plus it's one of my best calorie burners!) After r... Read more
It's Race Day (and More Life on the Plateau)
Saturday, May 01, 2010      11 comments

It's race day for me; the first 5K of my life, another stepping stone on this great adventure I've been on for the last 11 months. I tried running once during my last weight-loss attempt; I just couldn't understand the allure. (Plus it made my... Read more
Countdown to 5K
Saturday, April 24, 2010      10 comments

One week to go to my very first running event! The month of April could be called "Life on the Plateau." My weight has not moved (but I haven't gained!) My running time hasn't improved much and, for a really brief time, I was feeling di... Read more
Fresh and Alive: THAT'S ME!!
Monday, April 19, 2010      14 comments

That horoscope from last Monday keeps returning to me. It's now part of my SparkPage; I'm understanding more and more that I have to think long and hard about all my past weight-loss experiences to find the successes and failures in those time... Read more
Daffodil Season
Saturday, April 17, 2010      12 comments

I am still thinking about the horoscope that appeared on my desktop a few days ago; I think it could apply to my every day. "Today is a really good time to organize your memories - they are stronger than usual, and you might want to write d... Read more
I've got a new hat!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      22 comments

I'm not a big horoscope person but my daily horoscope is on my desktop and yesterday's caught my eye. "Today is a really good time to organize your memories - they are stronger than usual, and you might want to write down your take on long-... Read more

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