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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

Feeling Good! Like I know that I should!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      7 comments

Well - Let me say that getting myself moving again has done wonders for my confidence and mood. It was a struggle ... since April 1 when I started back on spark - it took me weeks to get out there and get moving. I am so proud to have earn... Read more

Finally moved off the darn plateau

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      5 comments

OMG - talk about frustrating. First 6 weeks I dropped 11 lbs - focus - attention.... layering in all the good things.... then came the challenge. Sticking it out. Surviving a few weekend party situations. up and down the same few pounds...... Read more

gotta get moving

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      4 comments

I'm having some issues with getting myself moving again. Yes I did some gardening yesterday - getting the beds ready and today will be planting. Getting my sneakers on and going for a walk. Not so great. I've been doing the visualizatio... Read more

40 days and 40 nights

Friday, May 22, 2015      3 comments

Wow! I've made it 40 days with Spark. And 40 nights. When I came back I wanted to drop my BMI from obese to fat as a first course of action. And you know what - no I didn't get there in 40 days - but I am down from 47.7 to 45.4. Moving... Read more

still working at it....

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      2 comments

.working at it ... the small things. I tend to be an all or nothing kind of gal and I'm working hard at changing that. Starting with the small things. What I can control. What I can't control. Last weekend was not one of my stellar times... Read more

28 day streak!

Sunday, May 10, 2015      4 comments

Wow! I have amazed myself. I'm still here. Still tracking and it is working. I finally feel like I'm back again. Started with tracking all the food I put in my face- that stopped a lot of the craziness. For me tracking food really work... Read more

No gain - No loss - Lesson Learned

Friday, May 08, 2015      5 comments

Okay - 1st week with no change on the digital scale. The good news is no gain. The sad news is no loss. But really - I need to be honest - I did not plan the week or the weekend last 7 days. And clearly - If I want to lose - I have to ... Read more

Need some beef

Thursday, May 07, 2015      1 comments

Well that's just how I feel today. We don't eat a lot of meat. We've cut down significantly over the past 2 months. But somedays I just need the beef. Not sure if I'm not getting enough protein... or whatever... but I just want to get away f... Read more

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