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Ready For More And Realizing I'm Lucky...
7/1/2014 6:18:45 AM,  171 COMMENTS

137 I'm feeling quite lucky today, and am realizing I have so much to be thankful for. When I started this journey 27 months ago (yes, I count...  Read more


Day 78 Update: Amazing Member 10 Minute Streak
6/30/2014 9:30:30 PM,  69 COMMENTS

Hi All Today is Day 78 of my 10 (or more) fitness minutes streak. Today's highlight was swimming laps -- and part of the time my boys took turns...  Read more


A couple of nice walks – and some news
6/30/2014 4:09:23 PM,  117 COMMENTS

Hello dear Sparkfriends, I am finally home! I always love that moment. These last 11 days in the Netherlands have been busy to say the least and...  Read more


How far I have come...
6/30/2014 6:00:33 AM,  105 COMMENTS

Scotmama did an excellent blog titled Sometimes it's the little things. She detailed all the changes that she incorporated since joining with Sp...  Read more


Leaving my comfort zone
6/30/2014 5:53:01 AM,  67 COMMENTS

My BLC25 team Azure Destinations set us a challenge this week to do something out of our healthy journey comfort zone, and then blog about it. We...  Read more


documentary on Hunger in America has me thinking....
6/30/2014 1:01:39 AM,  22 COMMENTS

A couple of days ago I saw the documentary "A Place at the Table". It is about hunger in America. It broke my heart and made me angry at the same time...  Read more


6/29/2014 10:46:14 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I'm back! I've been here and there for a while now, mostly there. At some point I lost quite a bit of weight, and then I lost my motivation, regain...  Read more


Self-Deleting Behavior
6/29/2014 10:15:00 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Two weeks after re-dedicating myself to the SparkPeople program, and after spending quality time writing a couple of heartfelt blogs and reading a lot...  Read more


How to Build YOUR Custom Lifestyle
6/29/2014 12:36:18 PM,  89 COMMENTS

Had to have 2 more steroid shots, so my weight jumped up a bit. Had to fight it back down. How? Fresh fruits and veggies and lots of lean protein sour...  Read more


When did I become an athlete?
6/29/2014 7:17:00 AM,  80 COMMENTS

This blog is inspired by one written by OVERWORKEDJANET, yesterday:
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Memory Loss
6/28/2014 3:06:32 PM,  93 COMMENTS

Stopped at the supermarket and bought summer fruits tree ripened peaches, plums, nectarines, and strawberries. Went crazy with t...  Read more


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The Giant, Watermelon Slicer & Hokey Pokey in Onederland
6/28/2014 12:50:23 PM,  164 COMMENTS

First, let me explain—I took a much-needed day off yesterday and spent it at my BFF’s (Shelley with an “ey”) house. We made pita bread pizzas, had org...  Read more


-He Sparked A Nation-
6/26/2014 8:28:37 AM,  154 COMMENTS

As our country once again celebrates Independence Day, I think of the young man with a mighty dream. Chris Downie, founder and CEO of Sparks Pe...  Read more


The Truth...
6/25/2014 3:38:26 PM,  53 COMMENTS

I was watching this recent clip from John Oliver's show - - and it brought to surface a lot of feelings I've had on the issue of...  Read more


Out of the Plateau
6/22/2014 11:53:16 AM,  58 COMMENTS

" The best way out is always through ." Robert Frost If your serious about weight loss ,you will find that you go through many plateaus. The...  Read more


Wandering, but not lost.
6/18/2014 8:03:11 AM,  47 COMMENTS

I couldn't do it! I figured I had taken three "rest" days so I ran. It was a nice easy pace of 10 minute miles and I ran four miles. It was very hum...  Read more


The Changing Face Of Motivation
5/29/2014 5:28:10 AM,  63 COMMENTS

There are many things that we use as motivation along our healthy lifestyle journey. We will use just about anything to get us going from where...  Read more


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