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Measuring Success In The Things We Don't (Won't) Do Anymore
Friday, November 04, 2011      16 comments

I remember watching Biggest Loser (I think it was last season) and during a temptation, they had a room full of the foods that were the biggest triggers for the contestants - when Jenn (I think that was her name) pointed to macaroni and cheese (... Read more
Love What You Have
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      14 comments

today I found myself staring longingly at another Sparker's progress pictures - she had a tiny waist - a very tiny waist - I envied that waist I carry most of my weight in my middle, that along with my girls is why my tops are always a size... Read more
A Picture Worth A Thousand Words (but I'll give you a few of those too)
Thursday, October 27, 2011      20 comments

Last weekend we went to a harvest festival at a local goat dairy - while we were talking to our CSA farmer, this picture was snapped without my knowledge and appeared in another vendor's blog about the event: ... Read more
Journal: 5 Things I Do/Don't Have Control Over
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      11 comments

(I have started journalling again daily, privately, in a paper journal - as part of my process of breaking through this mental place I am right now, I'm going to share the best insights from my journal and title them "Journal:" - these are mainl... Read more
Getting It Right In The Head: An Answer To APIRLRAIN888
Monday, October 24, 2011      9 comments

If you read my last Watch Me Shrink blog entry, you may know that I have been feeling "stuck" lately and that I identified that I might be afraid So then I read this inspiring blog from APIRLRAIN888 www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_pu... Read more
WMS Pic Challenge - Week 7
Thursday, October 20, 2011      14 comments

I feel like this should be subtitled "Tales Of A Mud Trudger" (or "Tales Of A Water Treader") I feel like I'm getting nowhere quick - I feel like I've been making lots of movements and not getting anywhere - but I also think I secretly... Read more
What Is In A Name - Username Switching 101 - [Formerly 250KU175]
Monday, October 17, 2011      22 comments

I was not fond of my username (250KU175) It was the name I picked when I first joined the site back in March It was my starting weight and my goal weight with my initial in between I quickly came to dislike it I didn't like h... Read more
A Couple NSVs And What Lies Ahead
Sunday, October 16, 2011      13 comments

I get points for blogging for a BLC17 weekend challenge I'm doing, so I thought I'd share a few things NSVs #1 today I bought a pair of workout pants from Target - I bought the size Large Fitted Capris without trying them on because I ... Read more
My First 5K - Palindrome Was The Coolest Part
Sunday, October 16, 2011      21 comments

I'm going to share a few thoughts, impressions, and a couple of pictures (stupid camera batteries died and so my hubby got no during race pictures - the after race pictures are from his aging cell phone) - I'll try not to be too long-winded, and... Read more
5K Prep - My Way
Friday, October 14, 2011      10 comments

Okay, I'm going to admit I am a woeful amateur - I should have read more - should have trained more - should have this and should have that But the truth is, the opportunity to run my first 5K just kind of came up, and came up fast - I coul... Read more
The Race - The Fear - The Body Electric
Friday, October 14, 2011      7 comments

"Be not ashamed women, your privilege encloses the rest, and is the exit of the rest, You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul." - from I Sing The Body Electric, Walt Whitman Tomorrow is my first ever o... Read more
Emotional Eating 1, Me 211
Thursday, October 06, 2011      15 comments

on March 8, 2011, I signed my little Spark card - it is hanging in my kitchen on my bulletin board since that day, I have resisted resisted full-out emotional eating - until today today I succumbed but tomorrow is just another day... Read more
Busting Misconceptions: Swimming
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      16 comments

I had this crazy idea that I loved swimming - but today, after a very challenging 20 minutes of lap swimming, as I nursed some seriously worked muscles in all sorts of places, I realized a few things: 1) this was actually the first time I'v... Read more
The Difference Four Years Can Make - A Hiking Tale
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      12 comments

Yesterday I hiked a challenging trail at a local National Park (you can click here if you wish to see pictures of the trail and learn more about it www.nps.gov/scbl/planyou
rvisit/sadrock.htm ) The trail is 1.6 miles one ... Read more
My Jeans Can Hold Their Own On The Line
Monday, October 03, 2011      17 comments

Hi all! Tomorrow I expect to update my now black page with my new goals, intro, etc - the first Tuesday of the month is always my measurement/picture day, so that seems appropriate :) In the meantime, and before posting a most awesome blog ... Read more

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