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Everyone Comes First
Saturday, April 13, 2013      2 comments

I'm the type of person that is always taking care of everyone else. Don't get me wrong--That's not a "bad" thing, but I'm having difficulty carving out time for me. I try to plan "me time" but then something comes up and my plans change. *deep... Read more
Portion Control
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

Starting today, I'm focusing more on portion control to maximize my weight loss goals. I found it to be somewhat frustrating and labor intensive, but I learned a lot today and believe it'll get easier "down the road." Excited to see the long t... Read more
Felt SUPER motivated today!
Sunday, January 06, 2013      2 comments

As soon as my feet hit the floor this morning, I was ready to take on the world! Do you ever feel like that from time-to-time? Good thing I felt SUPER motivated today because I had a lot of things to accomplish...Saturday is my "do everything"... Read more
Recovery Day
Saturday, January 05, 2013      1 comments

Today was Cardio Recovery day on my Insanity Program...Sooooo needed it! Lots of stretching and deep muscle moves made my legs shaky from all the soreness. Resting up to hit hard again tomorrow. Keep pushing Sparkies! ... Read more
Found a New SparkTeam! *jazzed*
Thursday, January 03, 2013      2 comments

I found a new SparkTeam today and I'm SO "jazzed" about it! I had NO idea there's a few SparkTeams out there of quilters! New SparkFriends with common interests...What a concept! *LOL* ... Read more
HNY Sparkies! 2013~Let's make it epic!
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

It's been months since I've sparked--Glad to be back amongst my fellow Sparkies! I've renewed/updated my nutrition and fitness goals for 2013; I hope all of you have done the same. Between the Rose Parade and football games, I've been a c... Read more
My Hubbie
Sunday, August 05, 2012      0 comments

Lovely Sunday morning enjoying a few cups of coffee and great conversation on the patio with my Hubbie. Then, he "cracked the whip" and off to the gym we went. Too bad I commented about the lack of strength in my upper body!!! He worked me ou... Read more
Not Bad For A Semi-Old Lady
Saturday, August 04, 2012      3 comments

Walked/Jogged/Ran my Virtual 5k Race today in 34.74 minutes...NOT an Olympic time, but not bad for a semi-old lady recovering from bronchitis. *LOL* ... Read more
Kicking It!
Saturday, August 04, 2012      0 comments

I'm kicking this bronchitis...Feeling WAY better today. After I finish my "Olympic Workout" (i.e.--Strength Training in front of the TV while watching the Olympics), my husband and I are hitting the gym. This will be MY first time back to the ... Read more
An Exercise Intervention
Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

If you're anything like me, your eyes are glued to the TV during the Olympics. I figured ahead of time that my fitness routine would suffer if I didn't have a plan. So I gave myself an "intervention." *LOL* I moved my exercise pad; dumbbells;... Read more
NOT loving it...
Thursday, August 02, 2012      6 comments

Not loving this illness!!! Caught a summer cold and turned it into a severe case of bronchitis...NOT fun!!! Been sick for over two weeks now...I feel like I'm not "me." With the breathing difficulties and coughing that goes along with bronchi... Read more
Guess What I'm Starting?...See Pics
Thursday, July 19, 2012      2 comments

Been feeling bored lately so I'm starting up my quilting again to pass the time; I still have SO much to learn from my Mom. Spent the day at my parents yesterday and we went to a fabric warehouse...WOW! They had SO much fabric in there! I walk... Read more
Virtual Race Training
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

Started the day off great...High protein breakfast and Insanity Core and Balance DVD...Then I remembered, I was programed to run 36 minutes for the SP Virtual Race training...Poor planning on my part! Ugh! After 43 minutes of the Insanity p... Read more
Went CRAZY Today!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      3 comments

Went CRAZY today with my eating...SO much stress that I could have eaten my way through the pantry and fridge by days end had I not woke up and realized what I was doing! REALLY glad this doesn't happen to me very often! Sat down and had a tal... Read more
Pushing Past Plateau
Sunday, July 15, 2012      1 comments

After joining SP last year, I lost 20 lbs in 4 months...Nothing dramatic, but I felt good about it and KNEW I could lose more. To date, I've now lost 40 lbs...But I realized that since February of this year I was exactly the same weight and bod... Read more

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