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A quote for you SParkers today
Thursday, April 05, 2012      6 comments

"If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health." Hippocrates This resonates with me today. I hope you enjoy the day. Feel free... Read more
The necessary evils of setbacks
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      9 comments

Ah, setbacks. We all have them! Being sick, going of vacation, injuries, relationship problems. All are enough to set us back in so many ways. I have learned that we all have them, we all deal with them differently and sometimes we are succe... Read more
The countdown begins...
Monday, April 02, 2012      8 comments

To Vegas baby!. When I came back to Sparkpeople at the end of December (after a short hiatus) my goal was to trim down for my Vegas trip. I have a women's soccer tournament that I have been invited to. This is an amazing group of woman, w... Read more
Nuggets, but not the chicken variety
Monday, April 02, 2012      8 comments

Happy April friends! Lot's going on this month, so I have to set myself up for the coming weeks. Joining SP has been such a great tool for me, helps me keep things clear in my head for what I need to do to stay on this journey to health. ... Read more
OMG what did I do???
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      15 comments

I DID A BACK BEND, THAT'S WHAT I DID!!!! I went to yoga this morning and my awesome teacher, Emily, says, "You are strong enough, you can do it" Well, I was my usual... Read more
Ok, Ok, Running is not so bad...
Monday, March 26, 2012      7 comments

There, I said it. Just got back from a walk/jog (why can't I call it a run????), and did really good, feel really awesome! I am still not convinced that it's my thing. But, mentally I am making progress. Knee's feel good, the technology ... Read more
Woohoo, on to Stage 3
Sunday, March 25, 2012      8 comments

I haven't really been paying attention to the stages up to this point, but hey, better late than never. I got the email that I have finished Stage 2. ... Read more
Layoff notice
Friday, March 23, 2012      5 comments

LAYOFF NOTICE March 23, 2012 Who is affected? The Worrier (AKA the one who thinks too much on runs, the one who thinks it can’t be done, the one who huffs and puffs when it’s really not necessary to focus on that) Your duties are now no l... Read more
My biggest excuse of all
Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

A while back I posted a blog that detailed some reasons that I am on this journey to health. Today I highlight one of my biggest reasons, my mom. You see, three years ago today we lost her :( She battled COPD/Emphysema for years before succum... Read more
I found the perfect jeans!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      9 comments

Ok, so I cheated. After several days of frustration at too many retail stores and not finding any jeans that fit perfect, I gave up. This was not an option, I NEED JEANS! I mean really, the jeans I had on today would have fallen off if I didn... Read more
Speaking Spark Language today
Monday, March 19, 2012      6 comments

I have had a good Sparky day today. I jogged for the first time in my new shoes and OFF the sidewalk. I still feel all sparkly, grinning ear to ear. I went to yoga and OMG, if that wasn't Hot Yoga, then I don't know what is??? It w... Read more
Trying to stay accountable
Monday, March 19, 2012      7 comments

So apparently, a monthly plan was too vague, although I did kick some butt in February. But now that I am closer to my goal, I need more specifics. For the next several weeks, I will be making a weekly plan. ... Read more
The jeans with no button and other nonsense
Saturday, March 17, 2012      4 comments

I didn't weigh in today. This is the first time I will not log my weekly weight since December. Am I upset, sure. Will it stop me from moving forward, heck no. For me, the scale will just upset me, so I have made the choice to forgo steppin... Read more
Trouble tracking
Thursday, March 15, 2012      5 comments

I have am having a real hard time tracking my food today. I wish I could say it was a technical problem, but it's not. Well, unless 'technical problem' includes my complete inability to stop everything from going in my mouth today. Even worse... Read more
Pity party...table for one please...
Monday, March 12, 2012      6 comments

...join me if you'd like. emoticon Taking this week off from 5K training. I don't want to, but need to figure ... Read more

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