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the real key to my own weight loss
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      0 comments

My eating is good, I am a really rare pop drinker, I make a point of apples and almonds, water and whole wheat. I know when I miss it. Fast food makes me cringe when I think of the gooey ball of bun sitting like lead on my stomach. I have a pass... Read more
starts stops and restarts
Sunday, January 25, 2009      1 comments

Has it really been since september of last year that I posted a blog??? Still on the same path, but I let time get away from me, Where did it all go so fast?? No time to dwell on it now. Upwards and onwards. The key to my success will be consist... Read more
time and space looms before me....
Tuesday, September 18, 2007      3 comments

My determination began to ebb as I focused on the future and the seemingly endless amount of self control that I would have to exert to continue to reach my goal.....negative thought began to crowd out the "I am making progress" hue and cry...Ca... Read more
Pushing myself....
Monday, September 10, 2007      3 comments

Now that I have mastered the actual "doing" the exercises on a consistent basis, I can feel myself getting comfortable with them. I have decided today that I will push myself. I want to be able to do 45 minutes on the stairstepper, by the end of... Read more
Surviving the Challenges
Sunday, September 09, 2007      1 comments

Sometimes it seems like it is all uphill. Not that uphill is a BAD thing! You can go uphill, feel that burning sensation in your thighs and think "I just can't do this", and you can also stop yourself from the negative thoughts and say I am goin... Read more
Little by little slips
Thursday, September 06, 2007      2 comments

OK, so I haven't really done any journaling, so I need to examine, what is that all about?? Am I still gung ho on my goals? Am I getting tired of trying? Am I letting negative thoughts cloud my mind about how much I need to be "on top" of all of... Read more
Confessions of a Blurter
Sunday, September 02, 2007      1 comments

I am a blurter. I used to think of myself as "honest". Gave my "honest opinion". My sisters corrected me. "You are blunt" ....not "honest". BLUNT. I had to really think about that and I started watching what I was saying. Not all the time, and ... Read more
The Nun Study & Alzheimers
Saturday, September 01, 2007      0 comments

I just stumbled onto a report about the Nun Study. Fascinating information. Considering that my mother suffered from Alzheimers that robbed her of joy, knowing that her memory was declining and watching the look on her face when she struggle to ... Read more
Baby Boomer Legacy....
Friday, August 31, 2007      0 comments

I am really enjoying the changing atitudes of the general population toward fitness and health and I can see that it would seem that the great legacy the baby boomers are about to leave for future generations is to begin the healthy journey at a... Read more
building confidence
Thursday, August 30, 2007      1 comments

Last night I was invited to an out of town visiter "meet n greet" and pizza was going to be there...I immediately worried about having to face down the smell of pizza and everyone enjoying something that I have been missing. At first, I thought ... Read more
The journey continues....
Tuesday, August 28, 2007      1 comments

I like the way the Sparks pages encourages you to set appointments, so you also are reminded to journal, and therefore have an opportunity to have a more organized life. While at times I lament that I have found this too late in my life, I not o... Read more
Sparks Works!!
Monday, August 27, 2007      1 comments

I am so happy with my discovery of Sparks. This is highly educational, and that makes it easier and easier to stay on track. Also, the support that you can get from all the Sparks people online is SO wonderul, it really makes you want to keep it... Read more
reality glasses
Sunday, August 19, 2007      0 comments

I made the choice to get a small chocolate bar with blueberries today. The worst thing was that I relally didnt properly check out the label. I saw the "100" calories, and the 10 grams fo sugar and thought, "well this is just a little bit of not... Read more
when september comes
Saturday, August 18, 2007      0 comments

I am so excited about these changes, I have really been working into this program and now I am ready to put the finishing touches on it. I realize that when I put everything into the exercise part, it will start to flow. I know that in the back ... Read more
sparking my lifestyles
Friday, August 17, 2007      1 comments

This is an EXCELLENT progra, that i should have found a LONG time ago! i think this is EXACTLY what is going to help to keep me extrmemly motivated. This will be the year of the fit start! I intend to get fit so I can lead Turbo fit classes and ... Read more

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