Emotional Eating but Exercising (video blog)
Thursday, March 24, 2016      14 comments

Where I say that the challenge starts on the 23rd, which was yesterday. Obviously that's wrong. It starts on the 26th. Note: I did exercise after posting the video! Hooray! And even MORE surprising, I got a 250 fitness minutes trophy. I can... Read more
I'm a Tiger Monarch and I try 911Brad's Recipe (video blog)
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      10 comments

Note: This is a video blog. If you are viewing with a mobile device you can see the text but regrettably not the video. Where I discover my team for the 5% Challenge. HELLO Tiger Monarchs! And where we try 911Brad's Broccoli Recipe, which i... Read more
Thrift Store Find All Trimmed Up and More (video blog)
Sunday, March 20, 2016      14 comments

Note: This is a video blog. If you are on a mobile device you see the text, but regrettably not the vlog. Where I show you the blazer all trimmed up, reveal that I collect socks (obsessively, by the way), and call out a few folks. 1) 911Brad... Read more
Thrift Store Find, Cauliflower instead of Mashed Potatoes (video blog)
Saturday, March 19, 2016      10 comments

Note: This is a video blog. If you are on a mobile device you will not see the option to view the video. Synopsis: Where I show you my thrift store find, talk about cauliflower as a cheat for mashed potatoes, and my upcoming team challenges. I... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Motivation
Friday, March 18, 2016      13 comments

I've joined the 5% spring challenge. Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons I want to lose the weight. As I've said before, nervous but excited about my VERY FIRST CHALLENGE! Here's a link to the team: https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.ne
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Non-Scale Victory and Walking Update (video blog)
Thursday, March 17, 2016      9 comments

I also talk about something I do to distract myself when I want food. Would love to hear your ideas too. I tried making a list today, which is what I am looking at when I look down. Really not sure it helps. Will mull that over.... Read more
Get Out There and Participate (video blog)
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      10 comments

Reflecting on what a shame it is I let myself be intimidated for so long. I lost a lot of support opportunities. P.S. I made broth!... Read more
Make Time For Yourself and More Topics (video blog)
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      7 comments

Where we talk about making time for ourselves, thrift shopping, and the 5% Spring Challenge I've joined!... Read more
My First Vlog (video blog)
Monday, March 14, 2016      17 comments

You said to give it a whirl, so I did! So Nervous. Here I go jumping in the deep end!... Read more
Weekend Review and... Should I Video Blog??
Monday, March 14, 2016      8 comments

I was reading a Sparkbuddy's post this weekend that said she was going on a semi-fasting diet. 500 calories one day, eat anything you want the next. Well, says me, I had 500 calories on Saturday. I'll eat anything I want on Sunday. Now does... Read more
More Fitness Minutes!
Sunday, March 13, 2016      8 comments

We went skeet shooting today for the first time of the season. I come from a family of hunters. I can't shoot an animal, but I like shooting little clay discs. We had fun. And then I shocked us both by suggesting we go on another walk. Whic... Read more
Fitness Minutes from...ME???
Saturday, March 12, 2016      9 comments

And there you have it. My first recorded fitness minutes in...well probably years. I decided that I should get ready for this upcoming challenge. Instead of going into total shock on March 26th I decided to ease myself into it more slowly now. ... Read more
My First Challenge *biting nails nervously*
Friday, March 11, 2016      11 comments

I did it. I signed up for my very first challenge team. 5% Spring loss challenge. I've never been on a team that had a primary focus of a challenge and I'm really nervous!! I joined because it feels like I am on the right path now. I feel g... Read more
Emotional Eating...Salad??
Thursday, March 10, 2016      13 comments

Note: Originally posted to one of my SparkTeams, but I am so pleased with what I figured out I wanted this captured in my blog as well. Yesterday I got some sad personal news about a friend's declining health. When I got home from my busin... Read more
Go Ahead. Tell Me I Can't.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      9 comments

I had a distressing situation come up where I "overheard" someone suggest that maybe I had quit Sparkpeople. I was hurt. I was upset. But then I gave myself a good shake. The person did not say it in an unkind way. It was said out of concern. ... Read more

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