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Sunday, August 28, 2011      16 comments

Well- I think it is time for an update given that I have weaned myself off my BodyBugg. And don’t you know it. I lost 2.4 pounds last week. My focus has shifted. I am now focusing on my food and my exercise and not on all the numbers. I... Read more
Bye Bye BodyBugg- for now!
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      10 comments

This may seem bizarre to some, but I have decided to put my BodyBugg in the drawer for the time being. I have been wearing the device for 17 months and have not lost an ounce. I am not blaming the device- I know it's all me. But I think that ... Read more
My First Half Marathon!
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      40 comments

First here are the numbers 13.1 miles 2:45:40 time 4530 calories burned race day 43, 715 steps for the day My cousin and a close friend accompanied me to Miami for our first half marathon. We had a slight flight delay on Friday... Read more
My Snacks for the Day
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      19 comments

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What Did I Do Right?
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      16 comments

We are quick to find all sorts of faults with everything we do. I ate too much, I did not exercise enough, I devoured the box of cookies… the list goes on. Well, today I want to talk about what I did right. • I planned my meals for the we... Read more
It is so easy to see why I was obese
Thursday, December 02, 2010      21 comments

I ate too much yesterday. I logged it, I went over my calories. I by no means went totally crazy. I just ate too much. It was not total gluttony. I was still conscious of what I was eating and yet I logged almost 2,220 calories. I did no... Read more
I Ran the Army 10-Miler
Monday, October 25, 2010      25 comments

… and by doing so overcame a huge mental hurdle. I would have never ever ventured to run a big race like this in the past. But more importantly, I did this alone- all by myself. No cheering husband. No friends running with me. No one ... Read more
Do you have 20 minutes?
Monday, August 30, 2010      25 comments

In my quest to eat less, I am really trying to focus on taking my time eating each meal. This has been a real struggle for me. I love my food and I don’t mean junk food- never cared for the stuff. I love good food. I love cooking good food.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts So I tried on some old suits----WOW---take a look
Monday, June 21, 2010      589 comments

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I Don’t Know Why I Keep Doing This
Thursday, June 10, 2010      27 comments

By this I mean joining new groups when I darn well know that I do not have the time to be an active participant. Even worse, I joined 2 of the challenge groups where I actually need to make actually participate and complete a challenge. Then 2... Read more
My Husband and My Sparkfriends
Sunday, June 06, 2010      20 comments

Yesterday was the first day that my husband met a group of Sparkers and spent some time with them. He was there to participate with us in the Race for the Cure. I never gave it much thought but it really turned out to be a wonderful experience... Read more
Race for the Cure in Pictures- NoVA Spark Team
Saturday, June 05, 2010      29 comments

The fabulous Northern Virginia Spark Team participated in the Race for the Cure in Washington DC today. We raised over $2,700 and had a fabulous time on a very hot and muggy day. I am sure other team members will post pictures. Some of us wal... Read more
I Am Stumped
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      27 comments

What is it about running that has me so disinterested in any other exercise? I am shocked that I have a one track mind when it comes to exercise these days. And I am dismayed because I really know that I need to do more than just run in order ... Read more
Mental Slump= Less Progress
Monday, May 24, 2010      22 comments

I have hit a real mental slump. I am tired and just want to curl up somewhere and read a book. I am trying real hard to snap out of it. I know it's all in my head and since I am usually very upbeat and energetic, I am annoyed with myself. ... Read more
Goals for the week
Monday, May 17, 2010      16 comments

Ok it is time that I get back on the wagon after my trip and illness. I did fine overall during this time but as most of you know I had to give my body a rest and took a total break from exercise for a little over one week. As a result my firs... Read more

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