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Game Over
Monday, January 09, 2012      59 comments

Well, I have been screwing around for the past two and a half months. Now that the holidays are over and the new year has begun, I need to stop grazing and get back to reality and out of Candyland. My Turn! ... Read more
Feeling Defeated
Saturday, October 01, 2011      6 comments

It's been a while since I have blogged because I am not much of a blogger and don't always feel comfortable doing it. But, all week I was thinking I needed to get this out. I have been struggling with some weight gain ever since I quit... Read more
More than Words
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      4 comments

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek." -Mario Andretti I post quotes daily on another website so I am always looki... Read more
On the Rails and in Control Again!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      4 comments

Finally! After what seems like months of floundering, I got my mojo back! I am focused and determined. I am so there! Woo Hoo! ... Read more
The bottom of the basket (Easter basket that is)
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

Thank goodness the Easter candy is almost gone at our house. My willpower has been nada, zilch, zip, and did I mention, non existent. I just can't resist. So, as they say, once it's gone, it's gone. And not a moment too soon. Luc... Read more
What is a Calorie? (A little Humor)
Thursday, April 14, 2011      5 comments

I received this in an email yesterday and I just had to share it. What is a Calorie? Calories are the little buggers that get into your wardrobe at night and sew your clothes tighter. MY CLOSET IS INFESTED WITH THEM... Read more
Friday, April 08, 2011      2 comments

I have been working my way back from a lack of motivation for exercising over the past couple of months. I was just hitting my stride again when I was sidelined by a pretty serious sinus infection. Over the past couple of weeks, I have bee... Read more
Off the Path and Outta Control
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

Ok, I have finally gone wildly out of control and the wheels have come off the bus. After struggling for over a year to lose the 15 pounds I have gained since I quit smoking Oct. 2009, I am at my wits end. The extra pounds have decided to pa... Read more
New Years Recipe
Friday, December 31, 2010      2 comments

Take twelve whole months, Clean them thoroughly of all bitterness, hate, and jealousy, Make them just as fresh and clean as possible. Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or thirty-one different parts, but don't make up th... Read more
Merry Christmas Spark Friends
Saturday, December 25, 2010      1 comments

Merry Christmas to all my Spark Friends! I hope you are having a wonderful day with your family and friends. ... Read more
Hanging on through the Holidays
Monday, December 06, 2010      1 comments

Right now I am just holding on for dear life. I haven't been able to keep up my normal exercise routine for about a month now. Work and holiday preparation has kept me hopping and lacking in exercise time. So, I am fitting in the exe... Read more
Good Riddance Halloween Candy
Friday, October 29, 2010      4 comments

Sunday evening is Trick or Treat night in our neighborhood and it can't get here soon enough. The candy I purchased is getting to be too much of a temptation. I have been dipping into it way more than I should. So, I will be relieved to ... Read more
More work hours means less workout time
Sunday, October 03, 2010      2 comments

This is the busy time of the year at work because of the approaching holidays. I am working more hours and struggling to get in my regular amount of weekly exercise. But, I am going to do the best I can and not stress over it. At least ... Read more
Good Night, Sleep Tight, Don't let the Bed Bugs Bite
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      5 comments

I remember saying this little verse as a child and not thinking anything about what I was actually saying. I didn't even know bedbugs really existed until recently. There has just been so much on the news and in the papers about how bed bugs... Read more
Floundering to Focusing
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

I seem to have lost my way somewhat lately. Since quitting smoking last October, I have gained about 15 pounds and have been struggling to get it back off. Now, I think I might be in the beginning of perio menopause ( hot flashes, irrit... Read more

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