It' my beach and I'm taking it back today!
Sunday, May 22, 2011      7 comments

Today was an awesome ‘me day’. My goal when I started this journey a year ago was to take my beach back. I’ve lived here for over 30 years and as a kid growing up I was always at the beach. My girlfriends and I would ride our bikes to t... Read more
One Year Anniversary!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      0 comments

I started my journey in April of 2010 I worked hard and with the help of my friends and sparks page I have lost 50 lb. I am getting healthy and fit. It is the most wonderful feeling. It is truly a life changing experience. I did not start this ... Read more
Back to the Basics
Monday, March 21, 2011      5 comments

Well I am not a happy camper this morning. I went out yesterday and got me a new scale for the house. I know the gym scale is not accurate especially dressed. I got on the scale this morning –I know Jan - I am not going to tell you what ... Read more
Do's and Don'ts for your Metabolism
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      0 comments

I am blogging about metabolism because I really think this is what helped me get over my plateau this week. Metabolism DON'TS Don’t reduce your calorie intake too low. The fact that you gain weight easily is proof that your body likes ... Read more
Cardio VS Strength Training... you'll be surprised!
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      7 comments

I was reading this article yesterday about Cardio vs Strength Training and would like to share some of the interesting things I learned. To knock out Fat and keep it off; Calorie for calorie, cardio has a slight advantage. You burn 8 to 1... Read more
MSC Fit for Life Challenge Contest
Saturday, September 11, 2010      0 comments

MSC Fit for Life Challenge Contest When I first entered this contest I didn’t know what to expect. All I knew is that this challenge came at the right time in my life when I needed it the most. I was at my highest weight ever, my sister/... Read more
Saturday's Workout
Sunday, August 22, 2010      0 comments

Saturday's work out was not your typically workout. My 8yr old is a Cub Scout and each year they choose a local school and volunteer to clean up the grounds and get it ready for the new school year. This year's school has a magnificent Butterf... Read more
New Plan of Action
Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

I am beginning a new plan of action this week. I have put my scale up for a month and am going to start measuring my goals and successes with my increased energy levels, increased work outs, longer walks, increased strengths test and the bigg... Read more
The Bridge !!
Thursday, August 12, 2010      1 comments

I have been avoiding the bridge ever since our group walking club has started but today I stood up to it and defeated it. It wasn't as hard or as terrifying as I made myself think it was going to be. It is about 2.7 miles round trip and has a ... Read more
Getting motivated!
Sunday, August 08, 2010      0 comments

I wanted to share my motivation message for this week: “Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.” To me this reminds me how important it is to not stop setting goals to get to my dream and/or desired weight. Each goal th... Read more
Today was tough...
Thursday, July 01, 2010      0 comments

We had an ice cream social at work and the temptation to give in was almost unbearable. I didn't though. I just kept thinking of all the hard work I have put in so far and the pay off. So instead I climbed 8 flights of stairs back to my desk.... Read more
My view so far:
Friday, June 25, 2010      1 comments

I first have to say WOW what a journey I have started. When I started out I wasn’t sure I was going to continue. I have been on so many diets. The usually roller coaster ride lose it gain it ect… I have to admit this time is different. This... Read more