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Cholesterol & Blood Sugar Test Results
Saturday, November 05, 2011      3 comments

Good news: My cholesterol has dropped 10 points since 2009. Yay! Had drops in LDL & Triglycerides but also HDL (good kind). My numbers are still in the standard normal ranges but I'm curious as to what happened w/ my HDL. Will do some resear... Read more
I heart deadlifting.
Saturday, November 05, 2011      2 comments

I emoticon deadlifting so much I'm going to write a poem. Enjoy! Deadlift, oh deadlift How I love you so. ... Read more
Trying New Things: Hemp Milk & (thinking of) Bikinis
Friday, November 04, 2011      4 comments

Today I tried a new milk alternative: and mixed it with a scoop of my favorite nutritional supplement: ... Read more
A Letter to Lifting
Thursday, November 03, 2011      6 comments

Dear Lifting, Oh long lost friend, why have we been apart for so long? Why did we fizzle out? It's been months, shoot maybe even an entire year, since I gripped your barbell. How could I forget what loading a 45 lb. plate was like? How ... Read more
"Doing" in November
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      3 comments

"...sometimes 'doing' is the only method we have for 'knowing.' Acknowledge your potentials for mastery." - Emperor Tarot Card New month, new goals, new blog. Only 297 days until HTC! Last Friday I had my first Tarot reading; it's b... Read more
Re-start / No Wobbling
Monday, October 31, 2011      7 comments

"Heed the call to live a profound, invigorating life." -Judgment Tarot Card 2011's been a wonderful year. It's been one getting out of my comfort zone, of going big, of learning to align goals with my priorities. Hard to believe 2012's go... Read more
Day 2 of 10 - 4/14/11
Friday, April 15, 2011      5 comments

Day 2 of accountability blogs... 1. Track calories. emoticon 3016.9 calories (goal range is 1600-2000) ... Read more
Day 1 of 10 - 4/13/11
Thursday, April 14, 2011      1 comments

Good morning Sparkies, As promised, here's my accountability blog. 1. Track calories. emoticon 2028 c... Read more
Call out!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      11 comments

Hi Sparkies, I'm calling myself out. 2011 is NOT shaping up how I imagined it to be b/c I'm not making things happen. My main stressor, work, is a huge energy vampire & I'm drawing the line. By the time I go to bed tonight, I'll have set... Read more
Costa Rica anyone?
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      12 comments

Happy to report that my trip to Costa Rica in May is officially on. I'll be going to do some turtle conservation work along w/ a few days of sightseeing. I'm thinking about arriving early to hike Mt. Chirripo over 2 days - it's approx. 12 mile... Read more
Control / Progress / Connection / Vision
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

Last Friday I read a blog by DIFROMWYOMING's called 'Choosing Your Hard.' Here's an excerpt that really hit me. Being fat is HARD Losing weight is HARD CHOOSE your hard. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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I'm ready for the Olympics.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      5 comments

DH & I are watching a special on the 2004 Athens Olympics. The stories are so inspiring, even the ones where the gold isn't won. These are amazing athletes, not only because of what they can do physically, but because of what they have to over... Read more
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

That's all I got today. First week of January & I've got 7 of these: emoticon Every daily goal I set, I'v... Read more
A day of wins & incremental improvement
Friday, January 07, 2011      4 comments

I'm sick of being surrounded by cynical people. Day in & out at work, that's all I get. We're almost a week into the new year & I've stayed true to my three resolutions: 1. Turbocharge the year by living “Go Big or Go Home”. 2. Rebuild... Read more
I run a mean VLOOKUP
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      7 comments

One good thing that's come out of my job is that I've learned a ton about Excel spreadsheets, the VLOOKUP function being the one I use most often. Got data that's 10,000 lines long? Or how about 65,000? I'm on it. That's me being goofy about... Read more

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