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Sorry, "Coach Nicole," I have to disagree

Saturday, February 22, 2014      9 comments

My SP email had a rah-rah from Coach Nicole on the bottom--"Water is the only drink your body needs." Yeah, so I gather she has no family history of osteoporosis??? Lucky gal. However, in my family, ALL the women have suffered from osteo... Read more

The beauty of braces

Sunday, December 08, 2013      3 comments

One of my daughters got braces on her teeth in September, and we've had to change some of our eating habits to accommodate the "no nuts, no popcorn, no crunchy foods" mandate from her orthodontist! So I've found that I can't make most of t... Read more

Am I Healthier Fat?

Saturday, October 05, 2013      1 comments

It's been a wild ride for me...for a lot of years. 7 years ago I dedicated myself to losing the weight I'd gained after taking evil post-partum anti-depressants. At my high, I was 190 lbs, and wearing a size 3X. That's REALLY huge for someone... Read more

100,000 SparkPoints!

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      5 comments

It's such a silly thing to be excited about, but I am! Today I reached 100,000 SparkPoints! It only took me 5 years, 9 months to do so. Some other numbers that make me happy....I've logged on to SP for 820 straight days! And I've exerci... Read more

Coffee Silliness

Monday, May 27, 2013      6 comments

So many funny things happen every day that remind me I'm no longer a 20-something college grad, enjoying single life in a big city...although I still think of myself as young, life seems intent on reminding me that I'm 39, married with kids, liv... Read more

7MPH?!? Are you KIDDING me???

Monday, April 22, 2013      4 comments

I read an SP Blog posting this morning that said a great 500-calorie treadmill workout was super-simple...just start around 4MPH, kick it up to 6MPH & then 7MPH, and then cool down at 3MPH. SERIOUSLY!?!? How TALL are the people doing that... Read more

Can I Do This Again???

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      5 comments

Ok...so it seems like a day of important dates...figured I'd better add a blog entry. I've been using SP for over 6 years now. The first year was a hard-fought Weight Loss year! I finally lost the 60 lbs I needed to lose, plus an extra 10 m... Read more

B.S. Excuses

Thursday, December 27, 2012      2 comments

Reading some of the message board postings have driven me CRAZY lately...so I figured I'd vent in a quick blog posting. Everyone else is jumping off the bridge...so why not me too? LOL! First--the misspellings are seriously annoying--it... Read more

No Pain, No Gain? When do you say ENOUGH?

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      1 comments

Since starting SP over 5 years ago, my proudest accomplishment has been my Daily Exercise Habit. I exercise 7 days a week, treadmill, exercise bike, weight-lifting 3X a week....it keeps me healthy, it keeps me going! When I get a cold, I kee... Read more

Important DAILY HABITS

Friday, April 22, 2011      6 comments

Important Daily Habits 1. Brush teeth 2 times a day 2. Drink milk for strong bones 3. Sleep 6-7 hours a night 4. Eat fruits & veggies 5. EXERCISE DAILY Um, excuse me....WHAT was that last entry on the list?!? DAILY exercise?... Read more

Beating Winter Blahs

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      2 comments

As I watch a normal "Montana blizzard" swirling heavy snow outside my window, I had to reflect on my week of workouts. I had a busy & junk-food crammed 2 weeks before Christmas, topped off with a Christmas Eve & Day FILLED with food. WAY too... Read more

MERRY Christmas!

Friday, December 24, 2010      0 comments

Thanks to SP for making me today's Motivator of the Day--what a wonderful Christmas present! :) My mother told me this morning (as we chatted on the phone, while each on our respective treadmills), that I really DO motivate her. Thanks to... Read more

Merry Christmas to ALL!

Friday, December 24, 2010      2 comments

What a great way to start my Christmas Eve...finding out I was today's SP Motivator of the Day. I feel honestly humbled by the honor. All sarcasm & humor aside (because HEY--what's funnier than being fat & trying to lose weight?!!? Serio... Read more

Long Time, No Blog

Wednesday, April 14, 2010      4 comments

I haven't blogged on SP in SOOOOOO long....there just isn't time for "extras" when the kids are in school! Excuses, excuses...but true. :) I always enjoy hearing from people on SP--they're very encouraging & it's nice to hear an Atta-G... Read more

A Reason For Everything

Thursday, December 03, 2009      3 comments

I received an email asking how I'd lost this last 10 lbs...and I responded, but not thoroughly enough for my satisfaction--so I'm gonna blog about it. I lost 60 lbs & reached 130 lbs last Fall. It took me 17 months to lose 60 lbs--I never ... Read more


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