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Struggling with a Low Point in my Journey
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      11 comments

I can't pinpoint the day ... or the week... but oh have I gotten off track. I was so pumped up this spring - I was seeing the dietician... swimming a few mornings a week and eating healthy meals most of the time. And there I was yesterday... Read more
I was Stuck til I Changed it UP!
Thursday, June 09, 2016      5 comments

This whole healthy lifestyle to lose weight and feel better can be downright frustrating some days. I'm working on doing it right this time. Not trying to change a million things at once - instead doing one thing till it feels right - then add... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Looking beyond the numbers on the scale.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      211 comments

I've been a bit stuck on the weigh scale this past month. Learning how to eat properly and getting my exercise routine down has been harder than I thought it would be. I have over a hundred pounds to lose and that is daunting. Its smaller... Read more
Finally in the 220 group
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      5 comments

So after 3 months of working at changing my eating drinking my water and working with the dietician I have dropped 7 lbs. I was stuck at 230..232 for a... Read more
Time Out was Time well spent
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      2 comments

WE had our long weekend up here in Canada over the past 3 days. I was frustrated and knew that the weekend was going to be a danger zone to the Nth degree. I knew my husband had a big project on the plans - complete the siding on the shed at ... Read more
Time for a 30 day Challenge
Friday, May 20, 2016      4 comments

OKay. I am not waiting for the beginning of June. I'm starting today. 30 days of being the DONE GIRL. I am done with working at weight loss some of the time. I need to do it ALL of the time. I am done with making excuses for not workin... Read more
Slow and Frustrating
Monday, May 16, 2016      5 comments

I know it took over 6 years to put all this extra poundage on - but really? It is becoming very frustrating trying to loose even a few pounds. I also know I have myself to blame. Made all kinds of excuses last week - didn't get one workout i... Read more
I can do this!
Monday, May 09, 2016      4 comments

wow. It's may already. Spring has sprung - the weather is way better - and I'm pumped to get out there and get moving. I've been out with a hip injury for 8 weeks. Last week I got the green light to do some walking and swimming. Did bo... Read more
January slip slip slipping away
Monday, January 25, 2016      4 comments

Well as we round the corner to the last week in January - I realize that my intentions are still good - just the delivery is a little weak. I committed to eating clean - and besides the KFC dinner with friends last night - and 2 6" subs at... Read more
In Fits and Starts
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      4 comments

Getting back into gear has been more of a challenge this time than I thought it would be. The eating clean and watching portion sizes - I'm about 65% there. I have made the effort to make a few pots of soup and I bring soup to work for lun... Read more
Swimming Swimming in the Swimming Pool
Monday, January 04, 2016      0 comments

I LOVE swimming. but I have been lazy. I haven't gone swimming for fitness for over a year. Last week I made a commitment to myself to start swimming again. No more excuses. It's good for me. I like it. So get going! I recently started ... Read more
Swimming Swimming in the Swimming Pool
Monday, January 04, 2016      3 comments

I love swimming. I haven't gone swimming for over a year. My commitment to myself was to get back in the pool this new year. I did it. Went last week to check out the local pool in the new city where I now work. Got the morning lap... Read more
Its Time for a Do OVer
Sunday, November 29, 2015      5 comments

Last spring I came back to spark. I was doing blazes til mid summer and then I fell off the proverbial wagon. Financial Stress, Marriage stress - health stress... too much stress. I just stopped looking after me. Well things are settli... Read more
100 + deays back with Spark
Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

Wow! 100 + days - I've been on holidays for 2 weeks. Hanging at the cottage. I checked into spark daily to keep the streak going - so every morning I grounded myself to stay on track. My big success is I did not gain 1 pound. I stayed ... Read more
85 days on spark
Monday, July 06, 2015      5 comments

It can be a bit deceiving this 85 days. How tuned in have I been? I'd say about 75%. At the start I was all in..... dropped 10 lbs the first month - then another 5 now I've creeped up 2... but overall - let's take the positive and say we are ... Read more

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