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Let's talk about shoes.
4/23/2014 4:19:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

While we were at the park yesterday, I saw an area I wanted to hike to, but my shoes are not made for hiking at all. They are flat, skateboardin...  Read more


4/23/2014 2:14:16 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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4/23/2014 1:56:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

...feeling a bit icky today...pms?...  Read more


4/23/2014 1:31:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

off to prepare for tonites class. last one for the week...i'm so tired i cant even think.....  Read more


Im still here!
4/23/2014 11:13:47 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I am still here, and trying to do what is best for me. I seriously want to get it in my head that I do not need to pay money for a program , on what...  Read more


Small Things
4/23/2014 10:05:33 AM,  6 COMMENTS

:// Another thing that I learned from Made to Crave is that big things can be brought down by small things....  Read more


Bowling After Knee Surgery
4/23/2014 9:22:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow I bowled 4 games last night with some friends and I'm feeling it today! I had ACL reconstruction 8 years ago; the ACL is the ligament that keeps...  Read more


My Blood Sugar.. Skipping Along
4/23/2014 9:09:17 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a lot of work. A lot of testing, tracking and recording of what is and isn't working for me. I've gone from my sugars to being in t...  Read more


4/23/2014 6:03:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Thanks for the well wishes. Up this morning at 4am. Got a slight cough now, did not want to lay there and cough every 5 minutes to relieve the tickl...  Read more


Being outside rocks!
4/23/2014 12:09:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We went for a walk today for the second day in a row! Yesterday we went to a park about 7 miles from town. It's on a high bluff overlooking the...  Read more


Being tested
4/22/2014 8:53:03 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm pretty sure the Universe was testing my new resolve to start running again, as my Day 1 of Couch to 5k went something like this: Fly home fro...  Read more


the weekend was not unkind...
4/22/2014 7:58:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Although I was probably unkind to myself. I got sick Sunday, well Saturday I woke up with a sore throat and fought it all day, then that night I...  Read more


Way Tired..
4/22/2014 7:26:09 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I don't know what was going on last night but I couldn't sleep. I don't think I slept for more than two hours all night. I feel like I've been drug th...  Read more


4/22/2014 4:04:35 PM,  145 COMMENTS

I'm no longer who I was, but I still have a nagging feeling sometimes that makes me want to eat when I'm not hungry, when I'm full, when I'm emotional...  Read more


4/22/2014 3:17:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Shopping n bills are DONE...except a couple little things :-) Weigh in 276....down 5#....funny what happens when I do what I should!!!...  Read more


4/22/2014 1:48:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

raining AGAIN. my crocii are peeking out from the snow...i so dislike spring all that rain and MUD and it cant make up iits mind. mother nature PMSing...  Read more


Day 1
4/22/2014 12:58:23 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Right now I've got everything for today's workout chosen and waiting on lunch. I logged my food so far today and I cringed at the amount of sugar I'm...  Read more


need some new quick breakfast and lunch ideas!
4/22/2014 10:50:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am kinda eating the same thing over and over tons of food allergies and always on the go with my work maybe some ideas for NON bean recipes that are...  Read more


What is motivating me this week?
4/22/2014 10:35:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Motivation....I think some people will respond with a certain occasion in mind, wedding, anniversary, reunion, etc. Some might say their children or...  Read more


Struggling with myself
4/22/2014 9:49:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Over the past few days I have really been struggling with myself. I am tired and have no energy. My husband says its all in my head and he may well be...  Read more


I'm back!
4/22/2014 7:46:31 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Well, I am back but not happy about it. What I feared most happened; i went on a trip to visit my new grand daughter and fell back into old habits....  Read more


4/22/2014 6:48:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So since I'm going to the doctor this afternoon, I went ahead and stepped on the scale this morning to compare numbers of their scales vs mine. I hel...  Read more


one month stall
4/22/2014 5:05:55 AM,  6 COMMENTS

so just when you think you are eating right it looks to be you might not be...3-5 vegggies 2-3 fruits proteins at every meal how can one remember what...  Read more


Input needed
4/22/2014 4:58:25 AM,  32 COMMENTS

I am seriously mulling over the idea of starting up an online coaching / weight loss mentoring program. This is still a long time in the making and is...  Read more


This Time it's Gonna Stick
4/22/2014 1:35:02 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's just a couple of months shy of being seven years since my last blog entry and quite possibly the last time I logged into SparkPeople. I had or...  Read more


I Need To Sleep!
4/21/2014 10:34:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

One of my Spark Teams does weekly non-scale challenges, which is nice. They give me a sense of accomplishment even when the scale and I aren't gettin...  Read more


4/21/2014 10:30:15 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Of what? Failing again? Getting injured again? Putting on my running gear and finding I have to wear the larger sizes again b/c the smaller si...  Read more


When you let life get in your way...
4/21/2014 8:37:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's been 6months since I've been on Sparks... Alot has happened.. Deaths, sickness and near death experiences.... during which I gained all my weight...  Read more


The Beginning
4/21/2014 7:49:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I sat here watching TV today (a talk show) and happened to look out the window and my mind all of a sudden started in on me "Why are you sitting here?...  Read more


If my Mom Could see me now Picture
4/21/2014 6:37:36 PM,  8 COMMENTS

This picture is really part of the blog I wrote about my mom. My trainer did this side split thing for me, and I just got it. If you haven't read the...  Read more


I did it.
4/21/2014 4:01:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So every Easter my sis-in-law gives my daughter an Easter basket filled with candy. I'm trying so hard to get my 4 year old eating healthy right fro...  Read more


Good advice.
4/21/2014 3:27:41 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was visiting with an elderly customer at work and they mentioned that they were retired. I said that I wished I could retire and that I was ready an...  Read more


Core Values
4/21/2014 3:03:31 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The book "The Spark" talks about the cornerstones of the program and the first one is Focus. In this first cornerstone it talks about identifying you...  Read more


when it rains it pours
4/21/2014 2:55:40 PM,  7 COMMENTS

a car broke, truck broke, hot tub leaking big time , now a hole in the pool.... turning 50 has been a nightmare so far.... my nerves are shot from a...  Read more


Lifestyle Change Day 5
4/21/2014 2:46:43 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hi! I have never had a blog before so this is all new. I just want to share my journey and if somehow I help one other person out there like me, the...  Read more


Let's Talk About Sugar
4/21/2014 2:33:24 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I have decided that sugar is the devil. When I say sugar, I am referring to all caloric sweeteners. Sugar, HFCS, turbinado, honey, agave, fructo...  Read more


4/21/2014 2:30:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

...waiting to get paid. Cleaned both fish tanks today. Gotta do 1 hr on bike cuz my sugar stayed low after dinner last night so I gotta make that up...  Read more


To heck with seconds, I found myself passing on firsts.
4/21/2014 12:37:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Easter weekend was amazing. Sunday brought all of the kids and grand kids over for dinner which was interesting. Both my husband and I made sure t...  Read more


What to do with dinner party leftovers?
4/21/2014 8:14:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

This weekend I hosted a little dinner party for girls I met at a diet club. I left the club because it wasn't working for me, but I didn't want to lo...  Read more


Here I Am, Let's Do This!
4/21/2014 6:19:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm on my way out the door to swim, but just wanted to check in and say I'm BACK!!! School is done for the most part and I'm logging my food/exercise...  Read more


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