People Come, People Go and People Return
Saturday, June 13, 2020 62 comments
Years ago I joined Sparkpeople because my doctor told me I needed to find a program to commit to in order to lose weight and get healthy. This had been a great place with many amazing people and I did find success. But with many things in life, ... Read more
What's your Reason?
Friday, May 04, 2018 18 comments
I recently joined a gym with a medically supervised health program. I can't believe I am saying those words. I suddenly feel so old. I didn't think I needed to because honestly I am not that out of shape (in my mind) and I really shouldn't... Read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 28 comments
Let's just get this straight, the title was meant to be dramatic. I am not leaving and I am not saying good-bye (to you). I am saying good-bye to the two hundred and more Sparkfriends that I removed from my sparkfriends list last night. I have b... Read more
100 Days of Fitness
Saturday, May 16, 2015 14 comments
Are you up to a challenge? Earlier this week our good friends at Sparkpeople featured a video of a young woman trying to improve her life by completing 100 Days of Fitness. I admit I was inspired by the video and began to think that perhaps... Read more
Numbers Lie! - Challenge Within a Challenge
Sunday, February 02, 2014 32 comments
So the Challenge within a Challenge continues. I have been waiting for Ceri to post her blog to let us know how she has done this week but I guess she is either afraid or she is waiting for me. On my end... For many reasons this was a mo... Read more
Challenge within a challenge - Week 1 Finish
Sunday, January 26, 2014 25 comments
Last week marked the beginning of the 5% Challenge but it also was the start of a special challenge within a challenge. The first ever Team Ceri vs. Team Andy competition to lose weight and gain fitness minutes was initiated. As noted, the winne... Read more
Challenge within a challenge!
Thursday, January 16, 2014 35 comments
So, here starts another 5% Challenge and I am going to participate yet again. Now while I love these challenges I have not been as faithful to the team as I could be and have had difficulty remaining diligent to the end. This time I have a sligh... Read more
What's Your Desperation Point?
Saturday, October 12, 2013 96 comments
What's your desperation point? Over the last few months I have watched the numbers on my scale climb. As I had done before, I reached a milestone goal and then turned direction and headed back towards my starting point. I watched those numbers g... Read more
Out of Hiding - Briefly
Sunday, September 15, 2013 30 comments
Just felt like I should check in as I have received some amazing Sparkmail, Sparkgoodies and Sparkpage messages asking me what's up and where I have been. I have definitely abandoned Sparkpeople for awhile and with that a few extra pounds h... Read more
Friday, July 12, 2013 40 comments
I have thought about this for awhile, and then, a little bit longer. I do appreciate all the great things about Sparkpeople; the great tools, the great resources, the great people. I appreciate the teams I have been on as they have introduced me... Read more
Okay Sparkpeople, I have a complaint!
Saturday, June 01, 2013 62 comments
Who do I complain to? Yes, I definitely have a complaint. Somebody isn't following through here. I joined this place years ago and was assured that if I ate properly, exercised, used the nutrition tracker and participated in teams I would r... Read more
This isn't a sprint, not even a marathon. This is life.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 29 comments
This isn't a sprint, not even a marathon. This is life. I have written a few blogs lately about the successes I have been having. And for the most part, I am doing great. In the past few weeks I was able to reach a short term goal that ha... Read more
Working with My Personal Trainer
Saturday, March 23, 2013 30 comments
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