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2 Big Announcements
4/15/2014 9:38:31 AM,
The first is that I am finally officially a trainer at Anytime Fitness, Ishpeming, MI. I can't totally explain why I needed to see my picture up on th...
I'm Not A Quitter Anymore
4/15/2014 8:45:13 AM,
Today is day 36 of my streak!
Thirty six days ago, I issued myself a personal challenge...to get myself back on track and commit to STAYING...
My Morning Cup Of Solitude
4/15/2014 6:53:34 AM,
Don't underestimate the power of thoughts and words. What you tell yourself every morning will set your mind and life on that path. Talk su...
5 pounds gone!
4/14/2014 7:18:12 PM,
So my official weight loss for this week was 5 pounds! Yayyyy!!
I've decided that my first milestone will be getting below the 200lb mark....
Day 43: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
4/14/2014 7:11:35 PM,
Excuse the lyrical reference, or don't! I'm a tad bit music obsessed, always have been!
So I had a few days off of exercise due to some challe...
Sometimes you just have to say "I give in"
4/14/2014 6:07:01 PM,
My partner and I have been having this round and a round arguement about money. For six years i have stuck to my guns despite the opposition. We had...
Reflections of a Mountaineer....
4/14/2014 5:06:43 PM,
Mindset ~ This word means to me where my focus lies and what ideas or things I choose to work on.
Support ~ The people, whether friends or famil...
Eyes Wide Open
4/14/2014 4:37:26 PM,
This is the best way to describe why this time is different.
Every time I tried to lose weight I failed. Sure I would lose a little, but th...
Day 864- A Plethora of Pictures
4/14/2014 10:23:53 AM,
So last week, I had to give a presentation to high school seniors and their parents. I find that if I dress strictly business casual, I'm usually conf...
4/14/2014 2:24:08 AM,
I went to a conference this weekend where they were talking about changing lives by being a "Spa-Girl." Yes, I'm a spa girl, I pamper women as one of...
OMG, I can't believe it. . .Streak day 38.
4/13/2014 10:21:00 AM,
311 Something major happened yesterday. It's streak day 38 and something very positive happen. It's so exciting that I just had to s...
A great hike with SARAWALKS
4/13/2014 5:15:39 AM,
Meeting Sparkfriends is one of the joys of Sparkpeople! Especially when you meet Sparkfriends you have been in touch with for quite a while, across th...
Great compliment to sparkpeople and to me.
4/12/2014 3:20:07 PM,
I went to the dietician yesterday because of my digestive problems. My GI Dr. thought I could be eating wrong, she didn't exactly like the fact the I...
A new way of life.
4/11/2014 3:37:07 PM,
It's kind of strange how we all have a "new way of life." At first we struggle and stumble, but soon it becomes second nature. We no longer have to...
The Dreaded "I don't care!" Attitude...
4/10/2014 3:02:23 AM,
I have noticed over the past 6 months, I have had many times where I tell myself "I don't care" when I am doing something I know I shouldn't. Th...
Cleared for Take-Off
4/9/2014 3:06:26 PM,
Making progress! Last week, my doc said I could ease my way back onto the elliptical and walk Bubba, provided he doesn't try to kill me again... I don...
One Of Those Moments
4/9/2014 5:39:46 AM,
Have you ever had "one of those moments" in life where that no matter how brief the moment was, it seems to convey a million things? It is kind...
Keeping it Real: Is What We're Doing a Help or a Hindrance?
4/9/2014 4:17:23 AM,
In my "dirty little secrets" blog from a few days ago, I wrote about the fact that I'm a daily weigher. To weigh or not to weigh every day has been a...
April Thrifting...or, Why Scale and Measuring Tape Don't Matter
4/8/2014 8:33:40 AM,
After a couple of bad days this weekend, I decided to get out and do my April thrift store trip. I'd promised myself one thrift store trip per month d...
I'm So Thankful I Found SparkPeople!
3/21/2014 11:28:33 PM,
I haven't posted a blog entry for a long time, due to time constraints and to the fact that I check in on the daily check-in thread on the Maintenance...
5 Surprises After 5 Years of Maintenance
3/11/2014 11:07:13 AM,
What can I say about 5 years of maintaining an 80 pound weight loss after more than 5 decades of being overweight or obese? I've already said so much....