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The waiting game!
7/25/2014 5:42:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I’m so confused with this doctor. In March, she said, I had diabetes and she’s treating me as such, since the other doctor put that as my diagnosis. B...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/25/2014 10:38:44 AM,  5 COMMENTS

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refuse...  Read more


Short getaway
7/24/2014 10:03:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My honey and I were able to fly out of town for a few days It has done us well to get away from all the reminders of dr appointments and surgeries ...  Read more


Thursday, July 24
7/24/2014 11:09:22 AM,  3 COMMENTS

1. Had a great session with my trainer today. She mentioned how much stronger I am than when I started. She is right, I am much more capable of doin...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/24/2014 9:59:41 AM,  8 COMMENTS

“Someday is not a day of the week.” ~Unknown ...  Read more


Lessons From Masterchef
7/23/2014 4:42:56 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I love cooking competition shows. I watch a lot of them. Next Food Network Star, Chopped, Masterchef, Top Chef, Cutthroat Kitchen, Food Truck Race,...  Read more


Wednesday, July 23
7/23/2014 10:22:59 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Need to finish up my work, make out my weekly menu plan and go to the grocery store today. At least shopping will increase my steps for the day. ...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/23/2014 9:58:52 AM,  7 COMMENTS

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” ~Mike Murdock ...  Read more


Thank you so much!
7/23/2014 12:49:38 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I am so amazed, honored and overwhelmed to have a blog post made a featured post of the day! It was a wonderful gift to discover when I woke up this...  Read more


Tuesday, July 22
7/22/2014 2:37:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

1. Did a new function on the eliptical this morning. The machine I use does not make longer strides, but rather makes your steps deeper so that your...  Read more


Believe in Yourself
7/21/2014 5:30:42 PM,  11 COMMENTS

So it's my one-month anniversary here at SparkPeople, and I'm feeling really good about myself and how I'm doing. This time it's different, and...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/21/2014 10:02:07 AM,  8 COMMENTS

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~Colin Powell ...  Read more


Monday, July 21
7/21/2014 9:56:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

1. Great exercise this morning. 3 sets of HIIT - 5 min, 3 min, 2 min. Soooo sweaty. I also did some weight training for 20 minutes. 2. Kept...  Read more


Monday, July 21
7/21/2014 9:55:58 AM,  0 COMMENTS

1. Great exercise this morning. 3 sets of HIIT - 5 min, 3 min, 2 min. Soooo sweaty. I also did some weight training for 20 minutes. 2. Kept...  Read more


Sunday....a day of rest?
7/21/2014 12:45:07 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It was my turn to provide a light lunch at church. I chose to serve lots of fresh fruit and veggies along with a few sweets.....only a few though! ...  Read more


Yay!!! I've discovered the magic pill!
7/21/2014 12:08:36 AM,  80 COMMENTS

Nope, that's not it! 20 Here it is! Nobody ever lost weight and got healthy thinking like this: So I want to encou...  Read more


Sunday, July 20
7/20/2014 6:26:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

1. No exercise today, but tons of walking as I shopped for decorations for a wedding shower for my son and future daughter in law. Since I was shoppi...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/20/2014 11:24:56 AM,  9 COMMENTS

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ~George Washington ...  Read more


Wonderful Thrift Store Find
7/19/2014 6:30:07 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I made a quick stop at a thrift store on the way home from work on Thursday night and found this great pair of Nike shoes for just $2! A ne...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/19/2014 1:57:58 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clo...  Read more


Saturday, July 19
7/19/2014 1:12:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

1. No official workout today, but worked up a glorious sweat by cleaning the upstairs. Who knew I would sweat so much by vacuuming the ceilings? ...  Read more


My summer is just beginning!
7/19/2014 12:50:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I know what the calendar says.....we are halfway through with July and school will be starting in a scant 5 weeks. But here, in my corner of the...  Read more


My Birthday Present to Myself
7/18/2014 2:07:52 PM,  12 COMMENTS

My birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks, and I've decided what to give to myself...getting below 210lbs. For some reason that number...  Read more


Friday, July 18
7/18/2014 11:48:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

1. Did 60 min cardio on eliptical this morning. No HIIT, but still worked up a sweat. 2. Did not stay within my calorie range yesterday. No p...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/18/2014 9:50:53 AM,  4 COMMENTS

“I always try to remember that I am a work in progress. When I maintain that perspective, I realize that I don’t have to be perfect. I don’t hav...  Read more


The big S
7/18/2014 2:56:06 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hi folks I'm back...breast cancer surgery was tues and it is now very earlier Friday morning... Not the big C for cancer but big S for SURVIVOR.....  Read more


Living with diabetes
7/17/2014 2:57:31 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Well, I'm still getting used to sticking my finger every morning before my coffee. I hate walking and have decided to get up at 5:00 each morning so...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/17/2014 1:53:37 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” ~Stephen R. Covey ...  Read more


Thursday, July 17
7/17/2014 10:38:51 AM,  3 COMMENTS

1. Had personal trainer session today and she did not disappoint. Lots and lots of arms and core work with some heavy rope waves at the end for card...  Read more


Time to get started
7/17/2014 9:29:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

July 17, 2014: I have just come back to SparkPeople since I last posted. I was having alot issues, but now I am ready to do this. I need to lose my...  Read more


Rearranging My Thinking About Food
7/16/2014 1:09:52 PM,  11 COMMENTS

One element that is essential to successful weight loss is changing the way you think about food and rewards. One of my Sparkfriends left a comment o...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/16/2014 11:50:30 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motiv...  Read more


Wednesday, July 16
7/16/2014 8:40:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

1. Did 60 min of cardio, but without the HIIT. Weather is clear and not too hot, so I think a walk at lunch will be a good idea. 2. Went 130 c...  Read more


Be Still...
7/16/2014 12:55:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

For some reason tonight I am in a raging angry mood. I can't pinpoint why, it's not the time of month for PMS, it's just here. I don't want to r...  Read more


Tuesday, July 15
7/15/2014 6:36:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1. Did another 10 minutes of HIIT again today (2 5 minute sets). Really felt wonderful. 2. Kept to my calorie goals again yesterday - Yeah me....  Read more


Been lost awhile
7/15/2014 1:56:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am still here .... sorta lost for awhile .. I have been lurking here and there but not tracking. There has been so much going on and so many bad da...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/15/2014 9:54:02 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life's a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about. ~ Ma...  Read more


Back Again!
7/15/2014 3:52:00 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So here I am again. Why do I always fail at losing weight and keeping it off? I think it is my innate aversion to exercise! My diet is okay as I have...  Read more


A new (and a little intimidating) goal
7/14/2014 9:32:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So I was talking with my husband a week or so ago and told him that I'd be willing to consider walking a 5k at some point. Little did I know that he...  Read more


Monday, July 14
7/14/2014 11:20:56 AM,  6 COMMENTS

1. Had a great workout this morning. Did 10 minutes of HITT in 2 five minute sets. Very very sweaty. 2. Kept below my calorie range yesterday....  Read more


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