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The Fight against Belly Fat: Ladie's Home Journal Fast Food Journal Week 1
Saturday, June 25, 2011      5 comments

The July issue of the Ladie's Home Journal really delivered: 3 pages of meals/ 1 page of snacks. The meals are under 400 calories or less and include lean protein, fruits, veggies,garlic honey, fresh lemons, whole grain carbs (tortillas, bread a... Read more
The Power of Positive Blogging
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      3 comments

I recently read a SP member blog and the writer expressed many things that I really needed to hear. One of the many cool benefits of belonging to this community is the opportunity to connect with people who can motivate us when we're down. ... Read more
Lessons Learned From the Back of the Pack @ The Pemberville Pumpkin 5K
Saturday, October 30, 2010      1 comments

This fall I have been signing up for 5k races as motivation to train more. The Pemberville Pumpkin 5K is a race sponsored by a local Boy Scout troop. There are no mile markers and times are not announced throughout the race, I forgot my watch. ... Read more
What If We All Ate Like Toddlers?
Friday, April 09, 2010      5 comments

When my daughter was little we used to meet another family at the mall food court for dinner on Friday nights. The adults would get their meals at the food court, we packe... Read more
Re-Setting Goals for Midlife
Thursday, March 18, 2010      5 comments

When I was in my twenties and thirties losing 2 lbs a week was almost easy. Now that I am over the big 50, with intense dedication is is possible intermittently except in the dead of winter. ... Read more
Snow and Slowing Down
Thursday, February 11, 2010      3 comments

The quiet when it is snowing is so calming yet the snow coming down is energizing. The shouts of joy from the little one's out in the snow and the bigger ones hearing the news of another day off from school. Snow days and delays all... Read more
BOOTCAMP it seemed like a good idea.........................
Friday, January 22, 2010      8 comments

and I guess some bootcamp is better than no bootcamp - without the structure from the Bootcamp team and the support and motivation from my Sparkclass I probably would have done alot less activity. I have been slacking on tracking and have not ha... Read more
Short and Sweet 1
Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

To insure good health: Eat lightly Breathe deeply Live moderately Cultivate cheerfulness and Maintain an interest in Life ... Read more
Not Planning is Planning to Fail
Saturday, January 09, 2010      4 comments

Take down the tree-Blah Think Spring Bootcamp 5/7 days Track in cal range5/7 days Be on time - Dr. Oz... Read more
Snowdogging,Slogging,Wogging and More
Thursday, January 07, 2010      3 comments

Thanks to my dog, who knows how to live: sleep often, eat when hungry and play as much as possible, I am getting out and moving in all kinds of weather. Today we snowdog... Read more
Ate a Whole Box of Cookies.......
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      10 comments

Stressed me? Yesterday was a good example of a combo of piss-poor planning and denial. Did ok all day except I was super behind (sounds like I was an ass...hmmmm??) Tried to do too much and only vaguely planned meals and snacks - c... Read more
Shopping and Eating, Eating and Shopping - the real meaning of our Holidays
Sunday, December 06, 2009      0 comments

This time of year we seem to be bombarded with so many choices and alot of them are centered around food and shopping. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy both of these things - very muc... Read more
Spark Lessons Learned
Friday, November 27, 2009      1 comments

I have learned: It really is a lifestyle change Weight can be lost without deprivation Friends can be found in the virtual world Support really matters on this wellness journey The number on the scale is not the most important measure ... Read more
The Purpose of our Presence
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      3 comments

Some days, I am doing my work and what my patient needs has little to do with physical therapy. I used to get frustrated that they wouldn't let me do my job! Slowly I have come to ferealize ( just made that word up - it means realize for real... Read more
Why do I run?
Thursday, October 22, 2009      2 comments

I run because I can for those who can't to clear my head to decrease stress to free my mind to be in nature cause the dog likes it to burn cals to increase blood flow to my brain - God knows it needs it in memory of lost loved ... Read more