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A "FLIP-FLOP" WEEK
Monday, August 17, 2015      16 comments

THIS PAST WEEK WAS ONE OF UPS AND DOWNS. I STARTED THE WEEK OFF WITH HIGH MOTIVATION, EXCELLENT EATING HABITS, DAILY EXERCISE, AND A POSITIVE OUTLOOK! SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY CAME AND WENT QUICKLY, AND EACH DAY I MET MY STEP GOAL, ATE HE... Read more
HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING!!!
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      10 comments

HI EVERYONE! I HAVEN'T BLOGGED FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS, SO I FIGURED IT WAS TIME TO SAY "HELLO" AND GIVE YOU AN UPDATE. MY GOAL FOR BLOGGING IS TO DO ONE PER WEEK. I WAS TRYING A VIDEO DIARY, BUT THAT WAS WAY TOO TIME CONSUMING...WRI... Read more
GETTING BACK TO THE BASICS!!!
Tuesday, June 09, 2015      4 comments

WELL, HERE I AM! JUNE 9TH OF 2015. ONE YEAR AGO, I STARTED WITH SPARK AND ATTEMPTED TO LOSE THE 130 POUNDS I COMMITTED TO LOSING BY *THIS* JUNE! THAT SURE DIDN'T HAPPEN, BUT THERE WERE SOME KINKS IN THE ROAD! TO BRIEFLY CATCH YOU UP... Read more
STRUGGLING AND DEALING WITH NEGATIVE SELF-TALK
Thursday, December 04, 2014      3 comments

WELL, IT'S A LITTLE AFTER THANKSGIVING (2014), AND I AM FEELING OVERWHELMED AND DEFEATED. IT HAS BEEN TWO MONTHS SINCE I ENGAGED IN ANY REAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (BARRING THE REGULAR DAY-TO-DAY WALKING). I RE-INJURED MY SHOULDER AND FOOT, WHICH I... Read more
WHAT AN ADVENTURE!!!
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      1 comments

HELLO SPARKFRIENDS! I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT MY HUSBAND AND I JUST CELEBRATED OUR FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY! THIS PAST YEAR OF MARRIAGE HAS BEEN ANYTHING BUT PERFECT! EVERYONE TOLD US THE FIRST YEAR WOULD BE THE HARDEST, AND BOY WERE... Read more
VACATION TIME!
Monday, July 14, 2014      4 comments

WELL, THE REAL CHALLENGE FOR ME WILL BE THIS COMING WEEK! I AM HEADING HOME TO VISIT MY FAMILY emoticon , WORK O... Read more
JULY 9th ~ HELPING FRIENDS IN NEED
Thursday, July 10, 2014      5 comments

Today was such a great day! emoticon I spent 11 hours at a friend's house, cleaning she and her husband's kitc... Read more
CURSE YOU, CARBS!!!!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      1 comments

Well, I exercised today, but I also consumed WAY too many carbs. I'm pretty sure I emotionally ate...I baked and finished off an 8-pack Pillsbury Croissant can ALL BY MYSELF! What was I thinking? I'll tell you! "Nom nom nom nom nom..." THAT... Read more
SPARK ACTIVITY TRACKER OWNER! :)
Sunday, June 29, 2014      3 comments

I BOUGHT AND RECEIVED MY SPARK ACTIVITY TRACKER TODAY! I USED IT WHILE GOING ON A BRISK WALK WITH MY HUBBY AND KEPT IT ATTACHED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY! I ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND PURCHASING IT TO ANYONE WHO IS A PART OF "SPARKPEOPLE". I... Read more
STARTING STRONG! :)
Friday, June 27, 2014      3 comments

Well, so far, things are going pretty smoothly. I am maintaining my activity level, I am watching the consumption of calories, and trying to find new, creative ways to keep myself moving throughout the day...even while working around the house.... Read more
DAY TWO: GIT 'ER DUN!!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      3 comments

TODAY WAS FULL OF WORK, MORE WORK, AND EXERCISE!! I WORKED OUT AND BURNED MORE CALORIES THAN I CONSUMED. I AM VERY HAPPY WITH HOW THINGS ARE GOING. I KNOW IT IS ONLY THE SECOND DAY, BUT EVERY DAY I CAN CONQUER THIS WEIGHT-LOSS CHALLENGE IS A ... Read more

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