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Spring Challenge 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015     

I am participating in the 2015 Spring 5% challenge. I was reviewing my previous challenge goals before I set new ones for this challenge. In doing so, I was reminded of two particular goals that I always set, but never meet. I am going to hav... Read more
The reason behind my recent success.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015     

For the past week or two, I have wanted to write about the recent changes in my diet and lifestyle. Thank your lucky stars, people...today is the day! Warning: This post has not been checked for spelling, grammar or logic. Proceed at y... Read more
My week without wheat
Tuesday, November 25, 2014     

As promised, I am writing to share my wheat-free week with you...you luck ducks! It was not difficult; certainly not as difficult as going 'gluten-free'. I saw a small half-pound improvement on the scale. My belly felt less 'spongy' which is... Read more
Giving up wheat
Tuesday, November 18, 2014     

I am giving up wheat for one week. Why? I dunno...maybe it is just for the sake of discipline. Maybe it is because I cannot seem to rid myself of that lovely and soft belly. I don't really know what the primary motivator is, but I am cool wi... Read more
Spark Coach change
Monday, November 10, 2014     

I have been enrolled in the Consistency and Motivation program since joining Spark People in June. This morning, as I entered the final week of the Fall 5% Challenge, I realized I have been staring at the same numbers on the scale for the past ... Read more
5 Days Later
Wednesday, October 01, 2014     

It has been 5 days since my last blog entry. I thought you all were well overdue for a picture of...the cutest dog EVAH!!! Here's Razzle! Why? Simple! No matter wha... Read more
Moving up in the ranks!
Friday, September 26, 2014     

Last time I wrote, I was lamenting the fact that in the category of Spark Points, I ranked rather high on my team digest reports, but was really falling short in the exercise minutes. So, I took the advice of a spark friend and increased my tim... Read more
How can I be #1 and #831 at the same time?
Sunday, September 07, 2014     

In spite of my crazy week, I was able to maintain my daily spark time. Imagine my surprise when I received my team digests and saw that I was #1 in Spark Points. Awesome!! Imagine my shock when I saw that in one group I ranked 817 in fitness ... Read more
Desk Callenge Part 3: Here she goes again!
Wednesday, September 03, 2014     

Want to know something interesting? At the onset of joining SP, I challenged myself to eat any and all food away from the desk, computer, tv and other distractions. As you know by now, this was no easy task; old habits die hard. Little did I ... Read more
First Day of School Blues
Saturday, August 30, 2014     

I work in a school. Now that the school year officially begins Wednesday, will I be able to maintain some of the positive changes I was able to make over the summer? I must remind myself to put my lunch bag somewhere in the staff room, in o... Read more
Back to reality
Thursday, August 14, 2014     

Summer vacations are wonderful. I had a few days away that did wonders to recharge my battery. I slept well, ate according to plan, and walked like a crazy woman! One thing that I am aware of is how easy it is to lose track of stuff. I thoug... Read more
Hump day and an unexpected workout
Wednesday, August 06, 2014     

A big THANK YOU to everyone for helping me through a rough Monday. Tuesday morning came around and suddenly, Monday was a distant memory. Gratitude to you all! Guess what day it is??? Huh? Anybody?? MikeMikeMike! Sorry, but I am a suc... Read more
Trouble with Monday
Tuesday, August 05, 2014     

I am going to try and put into words what the hell happened to me yesterday. The day began on a high note. I met all my daily goals the day before and woke up feeling rested and strong. I packed my gym bag with my fancy new lady clothes for a... Read more
The clothes make the girl
Monday, August 04, 2014     

I had a strange experience at the gym today. Instead of my usual uniform of sweats and a t-shirt, I donned a lovely lycra-ish, workout top and some workout capris. I KNOW!!! What was I thinking!!! I am going to be honest with you, this was a... Read more

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