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How to Stop Sugar Cravings
Monday, April 25, 2011      3 comments

Okay, now that Easter is behind me (& this year it's not on my "behind" because I made controlled choices)... I ran across a great article on how to stop sugar cravings. There isn't a single cure-all to sugar cravings, but in general, the l... Read more
HBO Documentary- Spark-Nashville!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      9 comments

HBO Documentary with a brief focus about my city team, emoticonSpark-Nashville!!! HBO is researching for ... Read more
Yes-- I'm Publicly Streaking!
Monday, April 18, 2011      6 comments

emoticonTIME to exercise has always been my downfall so last Wednesday I committed to exercise at least 20 minute... Read more
Persistence. Persistence. Persistence.
Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

Persistence. Persistence. Persistence. (from Spark’s Healthy Reflections) We keep hearing about how persistence is often the key to success. But what do you do when you've been striving for so long that it seems like your goal is never go... Read more
YOU have the power...
Saturday, April 16, 2011      4 comments

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As if "Biopsy" wasn't scary enough...
Friday, April 15, 2011      12 comments

So, as if the word "Biopsy" isn't scary enough... when I went to Wednesday's doctor to schedule a colonoscopy, she said, "Wow! Your blood pressure is WAY UP, are you experiencing chest pains!?" Sheesh... I've never been this scared! Fo... Read more
Biopsy is a Scary Word...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      9 comments

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Odes to the Things I Can No Longer Enjoy...
Monday, April 11, 2011      6 comments

I love Eating Well magazine and recently read the funniest article in the Jan/Feb issue. The article is aptly titled "Odes to the Things I Can No Longer Enjoy on My Damned ... Read more
What Are You Doing for Dessert?
Monday, April 04, 2011      7 comments

emoticon Okay, so yesterday after my husband and I finished our Couchville Lake hike, we decide to eat dinner at ... Read more
Stir-Fry in Spicy Orange Sauce
Friday, April 01, 2011      6 comments

My friends call me "Martha Stewart" because I used to entertain and cook a lot. But since I've been "dieting"... Camille, the cook, has gone into hiding... but she came ba... Read more
Weight is Up - Body Fat % is Down
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      7 comments

emoticonMy abdomen (ovaries? fibroid tumors?) has been swollen and in pain since Sunday. Usually when I experience... Read more
I was so Perfect - Why did I gain!?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      7 comments

This might be long... I was a "Diet Detective" and discovered some fascinating facts about antibiotics! =========== One of my SparkTeams challenged us to do as many strength training reps as we could for our "Last Chance Workout" (Tuesday... Read more
When excuses pave the path, I can't move forward!
Monday, March 21, 2011      16 comments

I am Eliminating Excuses!!! I never get anywhere when excuses pave the path. One of my favorite quotes is: "A person who wants something will find a way; a person who doesn't will find an excuse." I am pursuing a healthy lifestyle wit... Read more
My "Don't Hold Anything Back" Attitude!!
Sunday, March 20, 2011      12 comments

I am giving my goals my best effort - & seeing results! My dreams deserve better than a half-hearted effort. I read somewhere that If I meet my goals with a weak handshake, they'll soon be waving me goodbye... I am determined to make my dre... Read more
I've lost 7.2 lbs in the last 2 weeks! Woo Hoo!
Saturday, March 19, 2011      12 comments

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