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My Dirty Little Secrets
4/5/2014 5:21:49 AM,
1) I dislike exercise--sometimes intensely.
I know we're supposed to love physical activity and seek out things that we truly enjoy. The truth for...
Do You Ever Stop & Think: What Am I Doing?!
4/5/2014 3:27:14 AM,
I am having a rough day. I even deleted my blog from the other day about my "big plans". I have never deleted a blog before even if I changed my mi...
Think Emotional Eating Is Only For The
4/4/2014 11:08:52 AM,
Think you are weak because you reach for food when stressed out? ... Guess again.
I had a fantastic thought this morning that I just had to share...
Change of Plans
4/3/2014 12:49:58 PM,
Today is day 24 of my streak!
Have you ever heard the old saying, "The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray"? Well, I laid ou...
How Will Getting Fat (Again) Help?
4/3/2014 9:58:51 AM,
I received a comment on my blog that was GENIUS! Just what I needed to ask myself to give myself strength when fighting emotional eating- I call it e...
Day 853- I'm the GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
4/3/2014 9:30:27 AM,
OH MY GOODNESS SPARKFRIENDS!
A few weeks ago, I told you about the photo contest that I entered with a photo of J.D. and myself on the football f...
A castle, and woods covered with wild anemones - my routine walk
4/2/2014 11:33:26 AM,
Hello dear Sparkfriends!
Life being a bit crazy at the moment, I have decided about 10 days ago to get into ‘High Stress gear’: as it is difficul...
3 Year Sparkversary!!! (with pictures!)
4/1/2014 9:27:42 AM,
I can't believe that 3 years ago, right after the birth of my son I started this journey! I was over 250 pounds, unhealthy, unhappy, and scared...
12 Month Makeover
4/1/2014 9:20:20 AM,
I like trendy goals with catchy names, so I had a brilliant idea for how I want to spend the next year. Today I'm going to start a new goal for April....
My baby steps towards losing weight
4/1/2014 9:02:12 AM,
When I met up with a friend last weekend, she was asking me about what exactly I had been doing the last year that made me look this healthy.
April: Fools? Nah! Potential, Passion, and Progress!
4/1/2014 8:49:21 AM,
Happy April 1st! April Fools? Not!!!
Potential, passion, and progress? Absolutely!!!
No fools hanging out at SparkPeople! We are h...
Creating Space For Yourself
4/1/2014 8:45:46 AM,
It's easy to get off track.
When our son Matt was a Webelo Scout he and I went to a workshop on orienteering. We were learning to read a...
Buckling down in April
4/1/2014 7:27:27 AM,
My husband and I have agreed to make it happen in April. It's been months since he's been to the gym regularly, and although I work out a few times a...
Sometimes I Wrestle with my INNER DEMONS. Streak day 24.
3/30/2014 1:37:57 PM,
18 Sometimes I wrestle with my inner demons, the ones that torment you. They grab hold of you like your a hostage, tempting you an end...
83 Days Until Summer - Smile it's gonna be a....
3/30/2014 7:44:40 AM,
With 83 days until summer and 4 inches of snow on the ground where I live, I declare that Mother Nature should be ashamed of hersel...
On a Spring Roll: Giving Mr./Ms Creep the Boot!
3/29/2014 9:25:49 AM,
My maintenance lifestyle includes keeping within a weight range. Lately I have been noticing that I am staying at the top end of my range, and not wo...
"The LORD is my strength"
3/25/2014 11:29:19 AM,
Life is the sum of experiences that we encounter as we go through life. Day to day struggles and triumphs are experienced by all of the world's creatu...
Taming Tuesday - Tales From 100# Down
3/25/2014 9:39:13 AM,
I've got a busy schedule today and one that without planning and effort would easily find me skipping exercise and eating mindlessly. When life gets...
“Something happened while the rest of us were making excuses…”
3/19/2014 1:43:43 PM,
“…You did it—you lost weight and have kept it off. And it was so easy for you.”
A co-worker said this to me today. Initially, I shrugged it off,...