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Wednesday, July 30
7/30/2014 3:11:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have a bunch of stuff due to me by the end of this month, so of course everyone waits until the last @#$^&! day of the month. This means I will be...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/30/2014 9:42:05 AM,  7 COMMENTS

A healthy outside starts from the inside. ~ Robert Urich ...  Read more


No Trainer
7/30/2014 9:31:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I love strength training. I would rather do that than cardio. I enjoy running because I enjoy doing the races with my friends. I have been struggli...  Read more


My latest project is a matter of life and death
7/29/2014 5:14:27 PM,  10 COMMENTS

(Warning, extremely long blog post ahead...I guess I had a lot to say today! If you read all of this, thank you! 334 ) At my last doctor...  Read more


Tuesday, July 29
7/29/2014 11:11:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

1. For workout this morning I alternated low and high resistance for the whole hour. This is not as fast as HIIT, but I did work up a great sweat. ...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/29/2014 9:59:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~Jim Rohn ...  Read more


7/28/2014 4:58:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Stop what, you ask? Stop negative self-talk! The next time you get upset and frustrated with yourself, stop for a moment and really listen to wh...  Read more


Monday, July 28
7/28/2014 1:37:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1. Had a great workout this morning. Did 2 sets of five min HIITs within 20 minutes followed by 30 minutes of high resistance eliptical fun. Also man...  Read more


summer menu ideas
7/28/2014 10:45:35 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm using the grill daily. Grilled chicken breast, shrimp, baked potato, corn, mushrooms, beef steak, hamburgers, bacon, eggs (side burner), pork loi...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/28/2014 10:41:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I cho...  Read more


new beginnings
7/28/2014 9:23:10 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It's hard to get started again. I need to make sure I am as healthy as possible....  Read more


uh... what happen to the HUDDLE section...
7/27/2014 10:01:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

ok I admit that I've been MIA for a while - but uh did they they do away with the HUDDLE section?? :-( I kind of liked it for easy check in...  Read more


Planning Ahead
7/27/2014 9:07:01 PM,  10 COMMENTS

As I'm moving along with this success at a healthier lifestyle and weight loss, I'm finding that research and planning are vital to my success. I...  Read more


Sunday, July 27
7/27/2014 8:22:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

1. No exercise today and resting up from family BBQ yesterday. Walked miles just getting the patio ready and food cooked. My feet actually hurt bef...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/27/2014 11:13:12 AM,  8 COMMENTS

If you think you can't, you won't. If you think you can, you will- So go for IT! ~ Heather Romiti And my dad drilled it in my head, you know, '...  Read more


Made it to West Virginia!
7/26/2014 10:03:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just wanted to let everyone know that Chris/hubby & I finally made it to West Virginia, to start our new adventures TOGETHER on our little 'fixer uppe...  Read more


Family Food & Fitness Swap on Rachael Ray
7/26/2014 9:50:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I hope no one minds another blog post today...but after seeing this video I have a couple of things I want to say. Here is the first of 4 videos...  Read more


Saturday, July 26
7/26/2014 8:35:28 PM,  1 COMMENTS

1. Did not do any formal exercise today as it is my day of rest. However, we threw a family party at my house and I was up and running around from 6...  Read more


Apple Cider Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
7/26/2014 8:04:17 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Here is one of my favorite salad dressing recipes: Apple Cider Honey Mustard Vinaigrette 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vine...  Read more


To Try is to Fail
7/26/2014 7:04:45 PM,  6 COMMENTS

When I was at my doctor appointment last Tuesday, my doctor was very pleased with the changes I've been making and with my progress. That's always a...  Read more


Inspirational Quote for Today
7/26/2014 12:56:30 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out. There’s no such thing as life in-between.” ~Pat Riley ...  Read more


The waiting game!
7/25/2014 5:42:21 PM,  2 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,  5 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,  82 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


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