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It's a PRECIOUS privilege to be ALIVE, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love
4/23/2014 1:51:55 PM,  12 COMMENTS

67 Every morning I arise, I am grateful for the wonderful opportunity for another day. It's another chance to do things right, to e...  Read more


goodbye, alcohol: a farewell letter to a friend
4/23/2014 1:10:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

i recently read a blog here about writing a goodbye letter to alcohol. i researched this further and found it's something alcoholics, or people with a...  Read more


April 23, 2014 565lbs
4/23/2014 11:40:24 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I really struggled this week. Still lost a pound but let some days really get away from me. I'm focused though and taking it one day at a time. Tha...  Read more


House Work A Work Out?
4/23/2014 11:33:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I read an article on here before saying not to track your housework as an exercise because the calories you burn doing this type of work is included i...  Read more


Accountability of willpower, perfectly timed tool.
4/23/2014 8:16:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

What a start. I open this blog page and immediately reaffirmed why I need to start this tool. The second I opened this page, I leave it open and go ou...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
4/23/2014 7:31:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

LACK OF SLEEP Ever not got enough rest? Either from a sick child, or staying up late or just not sleeping well? Lack of sleep affects our focus....  Read more


This is something only YOU can do.
4/22/2014 11:13:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I read that in a Spark article today. Don't remember which one- sorry! It reminded me, though, that it's true. Oh sure, i can fantasize abo...  Read more


No drugs or supplements
4/22/2014 10:20:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

i met with the RN today to go over my bio numbers. She knows me and that i hate pills and taking artificial chemicals in the name of health. normally...  Read more


Gloomy Day
4/22/2014 10:14:13 PM,  3 COMMENTS

39 Today was a bitter sweet day, on one hand I did manage to stay on track with my exercise and eating yeah! However, I learned my friend family did n...  Read more


Day 1 & 2 - Happy/Power90 Challenge
4/22/2014 9:43:26 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok, so first off I need a better, catchier name for this endeavor. But this will do in the meantime. I'm not sure if another part of the goal is...  Read more


The Longest/Shortest Update
4/22/2014 9:40:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I will now try to encapsulate the last two months in one blog post. - CARB CYCLING: yes yes yes. Yes, it works. More importantly: yes, the resu...  Read more


New Job and family stuff
4/22/2014 6:12:33 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Well my new job has started with a vengence now, I have two proposal documents to finish and present to senior management by the end of the month, wel...  Read more


carrying on
4/22/2014 4:30:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The last two mornings have been consistent. I have noted that it is food that is making this complicated and that keeping an eye on this is crucial fo...  Read more


4/22/2014 4:04:35 PM,  136 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 3:06:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Growth, in some curious way, I suspect, depends on being always in motion just a little bit, one way or another." ~ Norman Mailer...  Read more


Try Again
4/22/2014 1:55:47 PM,  36 COMMENTS

dragging today....going to take a cat nap and then do my exercises. ...  Read more


Two Thumbs Down!
4/22/2014 11:57:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

As some of you may know, I was in a car accident last August where the tendons and muscles in my thumbs were quite injured by the air bag. I discovere...  Read more


Walk as if your kissing the earth with your feet.
4/22/2014 11:23:18 AM,  38 COMMENTS

67 Sunbeams warm my skin as hubby and I walk today along the spring time creek. It's so lovely out. A light breeze is blowing as we walk,...  Read more


Reality bites.
4/22/2014 9:24:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

After week one of focused eating within my calorie range and exercising regularly, I saw a great result on the scale. Unfortunately, week two wasn't...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, April 22, 2014
4/22/2014 7:38:20 AM,  8 COMMENTS

FOCUS ON GOD We donít lose focus because things or people distract us. It is because we allow them to. We donít lose focus on God because we are...  Read more


Met most of my goals today!
4/21/2014 11:32:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm pleased. I met most of my goals today. 244 Was a little over on fat, though. I cross-country hiked 295 with DH (2.5 miles), and walked an...  Read more


chasing rugrats
4/21/2014 8:51:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

this was my exercise on saturday and sunday. i just don't know how to track it. My nieces/younger cousins run everywhere. i mostly walked but had to j...  Read more


Small streak
4/21/2014 3:44:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am hoping that there's a victory to be had when I have done a good workout for 2 days in a row. I'm also even looking at doing a yoga class today....  Read more


1 pound away from my first milestone
4/21/2014 3:36:25 PM,  11 COMMENTS

i have some key weights i'm aiming for. kind of like milestones on the way to my final goal weight. one of them is 224. random yes, yet not so random...  Read more


4/21/2014 2:31:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I walked across a bridge at lunch time. Thirty minutes in the sun and a breeze. Wonderful! 311 244 252...  Read more


A tour of the GARDEN.
4/21/2014 10:54:15 AM,  91 COMMENTS

378 I am enjoying the wonders of the path that eating a healthier lifestyle has lead me on. Never before have I opened the door to gro...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Monday, April 21, 2014
4/21/2014 6:45:41 AM,  10 COMMENTS

DEEP ROOTS In order to truly focus on anything, we have to have deep roots. Deep roots are those that are so far down into something that they ca...  Read more


This Week To Shall Pass
4/20/2014 11:33:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I survive my 1st week in reconnecting with SparkPeople now that's behind me on to week two. Rather than to have a number of pounds I need to lose cons...  Read more


Another Beautiful Day
4/20/2014 9:36:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The day went well spent time with friends and family. Back to work tomorrow. Good night all. 252 381 386...  Read more


The Devil and the Angel
4/20/2014 6:33:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

The devil on my shoulder says I took the easy way out. The angel says it was a great decision. Instead of cooking up a large Easter dinner, or going t...  Read more


Easter Foods
4/20/2014 4:27:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hello everyone! I hope you all are enjoying the holiday. I spent hours cooking today. So the thing with holidays that is the hardest is trying not to...  Read more


If consistency is the key.... why do I keep losing my key?
4/20/2014 11:49:16 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Normally, the first thing I do when I start a new stream of blog posts after a hiatus is go back and delete the previous string to erase the evidence...  Read more


4/20/2014 11:25:44 AM,  29 COMMENTS

As I watch the morning sun rise, I am grateful for another day. Another chance to celebrate this wonderful life. ...  Read more


Jesus Is For Real!
4/20/2014 10:26:42 AM,  26 COMMENTS

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is very real ........ In His resurrection, we as believers find redemption .......... His wonderful gift .........  Read more


Happy Holiday -- Easter/Passover
4/20/2014 8:14:26 AM,  33 COMMENTS

It is a Gorgeous day...and today it really feels like Spring. I made a fantastic pot of Chickpeas last night that reminded me of my Grandmo...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Sunday, April 20, 2014
4/20/2014 7:34:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

FOCUS ON FAITH From our faith in God, we will grow. From our trials, we will flourish. From our struggles, we will learn. From bad, God can creat...  Read more


Active Life
4/20/2014 7:03:04 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I have been around Spark a LONG time. This is my 3rd account, and I know I came back when my weight peaked in 2008, so that is over 6 years. And...  Read more


4/20/2014 6:01:25 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It's been a hard last couple of weeks with eating and other issues that have come up, but i'm usually on my bike nearly everyday of the week. Food wis...  Read more


Peace, Sparklers, Peace.
4/19/2014 11:44:23 PM,  1 COMMENTS

That's all. sending Peace to you all. 532 G'night, Sparklers...  Read more


4/19/2014 11:37:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

From all the sadness, there will rise a phoenix. I feel that I am finally prepped to meet the challenge of my future. I need to be brave. To sh...  Read more


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