Fighting the Downward Spiral....
Saturday, June 26, 2010      4 comments

I can feel its presence...I know it is there, lurking, whispering, telling me that I should not waste my time trying (once again) to lose weight. that it is more powerful than I am and it has all the time in world... it can wait until I fail ag... Read more
Back again
Thursday, June 17, 2010      2 comments

Hi SP folks emoticon It's been over a year since I last logged in and wow so much have changed in my life but ... Read more
Reaching the 1st 10 lbs!!! Exciting but Scary
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      3 comments

So this past week I made to my 1st 10 lbs. I am excited since I have been working hard to stay on track and keeping myself motivated. I have some new events going on right now and I am afraid that I will lose focus. Well I have to wait an... Read more
Being aware of Food & Feelings
Sunday, May 17, 2009      1 comments

This past week was tough...I have been struggling emotionally as I deal with my father's Alzheimer's progressing. I was in a roller coaster of emotions all week, especially since my husband was gone on a business trip and I have an upcoming exa... Read more
My love & hate relationship with the scale
Sunday, May 10, 2009      1 comments

Can I just say that I HATE THE SCALE? Once in a weight watchers mtg the leader told us that a scale does not measure self worth and I know that is true but man, it is so hard to feel good about my efforts when the number doesn't budge....CR... Read more
How to account for success when the scale is not cooperating....
Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

My workout calendar... It's been about a month since my return to Spark people and most importantly my renewed decision to get back on track, once and for all. This is th... Read more
Life's curve balls and b-day celebrations...
Friday, April 17, 2009      2 comments

Hi guys... I originally had planned to weigh-in (and blog) on Sundays but honestly this week has been one huge roller coaster of emotions and I need to vent and believe it or not....celebrate! My 71 y.o dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's... Read more
A journey of a 1000 miles
Sunday, April 12, 2009      3 comments

Ok, First week and adjusting to a new life style and I lost 1.6 lbs! I am happy about any loss, first step on a long road ahead. I admit I wanted to see a bigger loss bu... Read more
Back Again - Hope & Shame
Sunday, April 05, 2009      4 comments

Ok, today I woke up early and I am read to face my weight demons, once again! I have not done much of anything since October 2008!!! Somehow I was hoping for a free ... Read more
Today I faced the Mountain
Monday, October 13, 2008      2 comments

Earlier this summer I decided we would do 12 hikes, each one a little more complex than the other and the last one I would attempt Mount Si . This is a very popular hike in the Seattle area. It's a steep 370... Read more
Alki 5k Run
Sunday, September 28, 2008      3 comments

Today Skip and I participated in a local 5K to support a local breast cancer organization. It was a gorgeous day and the route they chose could not be better. Right by the water with amazing views of Seattle. We did a 5 minutes warm-... Read more
Been MIA but still hiking
Sunday, September 28, 2008      0 comments

Hello folks; Life has taken over and I have not been very good using Sparkpeople but I am still moving along with my hiking/fitness goals. Hike#8 - Sunday 8/24 - Hiked Steamboat Rock, Eastern WA Awesome views. Just amazing!!!! H... Read more
Hike # 7: Lenore Caves Trail
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      0 comments

Saturday, August 24 This weekend we went to Eastern WA ( the desert) to relax and have fun in the sun. We went to Lake Lenore Caves....
lenorecave.htm "A series of caves of geological in... Read more
Urban Hike (#6): St. Edwards Park
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      0 comments

Region: Greater Seattle Location: Kenmore Length: 8-mile loop Difficulty: Moderate "Saint Edward State Park offers more than 7 miles of meandering forest and waterfront trail, which can be combined to create a scenic and challenging ... Read more
Hike # 5: Squak Mountain Loop
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      0 comments

Sunday, August 10 We went to Squak Mountain for a 6.5 mile loop witha 1200 miles elevation gain ... It took us 5 hrs ( w/ 1 hr lunch) This is one of the 3 Mountains of the Issaquah Alps along side Cougar and Tiger. It has a nice viewpo... Read more

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