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Friday, May 08, 2020      3 comments

My goal for this round is to lose 6 pounds and measure less around the mid-section. How to get there: 1) redo the 12-week Wildfit challenge I did last year, but at an accelerated rate so I will be done in about 6 weeks; 2) meal planning... Read more
What I am doing right this BLC round
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      3 comments

The main thing I am doing right this round is not giving up! I haven't been seeing the numbers on the scale that I would like and don't get me wrong, I am frustrated, but I just keep plugging along. I suspect that stress might be playing a part ... Read more
Why I started / Why I Won't Quit
Monday, February 04, 2019      4 comments

When I started with Spark, my goals were similar to what they are now - feel better, look better, and wanting to live a long, happy and active life. But when I started I was probably focusing more on the first two. Since then, with a lot of heal... Read more
Monday, October 10, 2016      3 comments

What am I doing right this challenge? I think the main thing that I am doing right – that is different for this challenge – is trying to focus more on the mental side of weight loss. To help with that I am back to yoga again this challenge... Read more
The dreaded before pictures
Sunday, May 24, 2015      2 comments

OK, here they are, the dreaded before pictures. I had act... Read more
Superhuman Strength??
Monday, November 03, 2014      2 comments

Well, I don't feel very superhuman, but I know that the strongest I've ever had to be is right now, or rather ever since my son had his brain bleed on May 7th up to right now. At first I needed strength just to get through each day, seeing ... Read more
Secret Identity???
Monday, November 03, 2014      2 comments

What is your secret identity? What are you hiding/ Does wearing the mask allow you to be the person you’ve always dreamed of being? If you remove your mask what would we find? For the most part, what the outside world sees of me, is the rea... Read more
Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

Get into the 150's!!! That is not a lot of pounds away, but in terms of giving me a feeling of achievement and success, it would be huge! Be able to run 5K without taking any walking breaks. Be able to do a handstand!!... Read more
Monday, May 05, 2014      2 comments

After doing my fitness test, it seems as if I have pretty much stayed the same since the last time I did one - at least as far as the actual exercises go. I would like to have improved, but in reality I have been less active than normal the last... Read more
My Love Letter to Me
Monday, February 17, 2014      5 comments

Dear Shannon of the past, I am writing to you from the future because I know this is a period of your life when you can get pretty frustrated with the slow movement on the scale, and I thought it would give you a little lift to know you wil... Read more
Why You Should Join the Biggest Loser Challenge
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      8 comments

I am actually on two different Biggest Loser teams right now. The one I am inviting you to join right now is just coming to a close for the fall session and will be starting up again in mid-December. It runs for 10 weeks. Here's the link to join... Read more
My Hoiday Plan
Monday, November 11, 2013      4 comments

My plan for the holidays this year is to make it as stress free as possible. I am going give myself as much time as I need one day before the end of the month to decide on what I am going to get for my close family and waste no time in going out... Read more
How to Make Myself Believe?
Monday, November 11, 2013      5 comments

OK, I'm pretty much doing everything right and I feel good about it. The eating thing - got it down pretty well. Exercise - it has definitely become a part of me that I couldn't imagine doing without by now. So, why won't the scale get moving? C... Read more
Updating the Plan
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      5 comments

OK, I've been doing pretty much the same thing for awhile now, and what I've been doing has been mostly good stuff. Eating - no junk, limit sugar and processed food, get those veggies in. Exercise - do something for at least 30 minutes at least... Read more
Re-evaluating my goals: a new way to measure success
Monday, August 26, 2013      3 comments

So, I’ve been doing this weight loss thing for quite awhile now, and using the scale – or even the tape measure – as my way of measuring my success, or lack thereof, has led to nothing but bad feelings. Feelings of being frustrated, helpless, or... Read more

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