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My Dirty Little Secrets
4/5/2014 5:21:49 AM,  174 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Do You Ever Stop & Think: What Am I Doing?!
4/5/2014 3:27:14 AM,  111 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Think Emotional Eating Is Only For The
4/4/2014 11:08:52 AM,  170 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Change of Plans
4/3/2014 12:49:58 PM,  163 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


How Will Getting Fat (Again) Help?
4/3/2014 9:58:51 AM,  239 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Day 853- I'm the GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
4/3/2014 9:30:27 AM,  135 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


A castle, and woods covered with wild anemones - my routine walk
4/2/2014 11:33:26 AM,  105 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


3 Year Sparkversary!!! (with pictures!)
4/1/2014 9:27:42 AM,  106 COMMENTS

505 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...  Read more


12 Month Makeover
4/1/2014 9:20:20 AM,  57 COMMENTS

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....  Read more


My baby steps towards losing weight
4/1/2014 9:02:12 AM,  69 COMMENTS

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. I had...  Read more


April: Fools? Nah! Potential, Passion, and Progress!
4/1/2014 8:49:21 AM,  99 COMMENTS

Happy April 1st! April Fools? Not!!! Potential, passion, and progress? Absolutely!!! No fools hanging out at SparkPeople! We are h...  Read more


Creating Space For Yourself
4/1/2014 8:45:46 AM,  57 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Buckling down in April
4/1/2014 7:27:27 AM,  6 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Sometimes I Wrestle with my INNER DEMONS. Streak day 24.
3/30/2014 1:37:57 PM,  62 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


83 Days Until Summer - Smile it's gonna be a....
3/30/2014 7:44:40 AM,  120 COMMENTS

SNOWY day!!?? 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...  Read more


On a Spring Roll: Giving Mr./Ms Creep the Boot!
3/29/2014 9:25:49 AM,  93 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


"The LORD is my strength"
3/25/2014 11:29:19 AM,  53 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


Taming Tuesday - Tales From 100# Down
3/25/2014 9:39:13 AM,  55 COMMENTS

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...  Read more


“Something happened while the rest of us were making excuses…”
3/19/2014 1:43:43 PM,  63 COMMENTS

“…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,...  Read more


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