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Keeping my Challenges in order
Saturday, July 02, 2011      2 comments

Needed a place to easily refer to my challenges in order to participate so I decided to place it in a 'blog'. ========================== BLC-16 SAPPHIRE WEEKEND CHALLENGE: ONE Point Challenge = __ pts Runs Friday July 1st through Monday... Read more
I HIKED A MOUNTAIN!
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      15 comments

I HIKED Mt. LeConte, Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg, TN, 6,593 elevation... 5 miles up! - then- 5 miles down. We took the very challenging Alum Cave Trail... it's like 5 hrs on a stair-machine for me. I am the largest woman in my group at 253 ... Read more
My Illustration - Friend's Wedding Map
Thursday, June 09, 2011      7 comments

I Thought you might like to see the fun illustration I did for a Friend's Wedding Map of Hilton Head Island, SC. Since it is so small in the blog, Here's a link to an enla... Read more
LAST ONE STANDING...
Thursday, June 09, 2011      3 comments

LAST ONE STANDING... that will be the name of the book I write at the end of this journey. I have a metabolism that will outlast all of humanity -- but I AM DETERMINED NOT TO GIVE UP until I reach a successful healthy weight! Each day: 60 ... Read more
My New Bird Painting (photo)
Friday, June 03, 2011      31 comments

I've been painting all-nighters trying to complete paintings in time for the International Realism Exhibition in Santa Fe. This is the painting I finished in the neck of time to enter into the exhibition: ... Read more
I HATE MY PCOS BODY!!!
Sunday, May 29, 2011      7 comments

Bad Habits? ME!?! Okay dear ones, this "Memorial Weekend" -- I am MEMORIALIZING my BAD HABITS! Friday = Sleep Habits Saturday = Stepping on the Scale (stress = cortisol hormone = weight gain) Sunday = Figure out how to eat mor... Read more
MEMORIALIZING my BAD HABITS!
Saturday, May 28, 2011      5 comments

Bad Habits? ME!?! Okay dear ones, this "Memorial Weekend" -- I am MEMORIALIZING my BAD HABITS! Yesterday's Blog was all about my discovery of SLEEP HABITS ... Read more
My Newest Paintings (Photos)
Saturday, May 28, 2011      33 comments

These are two of the paintings I've been working on to enter in the International Guild of Realism Exhibition in Santa Fe (Tuesday, June 1st deadline.) I will show you the third painting by Wednesday, June 2 because I'm still adding the finishin... Read more
Ahhh... THIS is 'why' I'm not losing as quickly...
Thursday, May 26, 2011      13 comments

First of all, let me say how proud I am of myself for working as hard as I do, changing my lifestyle to make 'health' a priority. In spite of my frustrations, I've managed to lose -36 lbs overall... 11.8 lbs so far this BLC round (in 6 wks)... a... Read more
Ahhhh... THAT is 'why' I'm not losing as quickly...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      9 comments

First of all, let me say how proud I am of myself for working as hard as I have. In spite of my frustrations, I've managed to lose 11.8 lbs so far this BLC round (in 6 wks) and -36 lbs overall. ... Read more
Mother's Day indulgence set me back
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      6 comments

emoticon Well, my Mother's Day indulgence set me back at least 1 week (stupid body!) I was 2 lbs lighter last Fri... Read more
Day 10 in my 88 Day Transformation
Thursday, May 05, 2011      8 comments

DAY 10: -7.2 lbs -8.5 inches emoticon I began a friend's training program 10 days ago... an 88 Day Transf... Read more
HBO & Walk 100 Miles w/ Mayor PHOTOS
Saturday, April 30, 2011      38 comments

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88 Day Transformation Begins Tomorrow...
Monday, April 25, 2011      9 comments

TODAY @ 3 pm I reconnected with an old friend who is a fitness/nutrition expert. He has created a program and said he can make miraculous changes in me within 88 days. He'll be on Nashville's NBC show Wednesday @ 10am. HBO will return July ... Read more
Banishing Bat Wings
Monday, April 25, 2011      7 comments

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