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see here for 5% Fall challenge info and link
Monday, September 12, 2016      0 comments

Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Fall 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exerci... Read more
I kicked Asphalt! PR 1:48:35 Half Marathon
Monday, October 01, 2012      10 comments

Have you ever far surpassed your own expectations even though you had no intention of doing so? That rarely happens to me. I always have high expectations no matter how hard I try to counterbalance it with large doses of realism. I am a... Read more
Met A Sparkfriend: Boston meet Philly!
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      8 comments

I am so excited I got to meet a spark friend in person! Pointafter and I have been corresponding for a while now. We have so much in common and she truly has become some... Read more
8 week tummy trim down results (w/pics)
Sunday, May 20, 2012      18 comments

Well I completed the Spring 5% challenge and feel very good about my progress. I only lost 4 pounds but I toned up quite a bit and feel like I have my old body back! Still about 5 pounds to go, but I am so happy with the progress! ... Read more
motivation breeds motivation
Saturday, April 21, 2012      7 comments

I am not sure where my motivation these days comes from. It may be that my life feels so utterly out of control. The 5% challenge definitely helps. My commitment to 120 fitness minutes per day, or as close to that as I can get, has been aweso... Read more
First "Rest Day" in a month
Sunday, April 15, 2012      5 comments

This 5% challenge is awesome. I can actually see a physical change in my body. Partly because what I am doing and partly because of how much I am doing. This challenge is based on team minutes with a max of 120 per day...that is 14 hours ... Read more
4 week challenge starting 4/1/12
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      1 comments

Just wanted to let people know that the Determination and Accountability team is starting a new 4 week challenge on April 1st! This team is open to anyone who wants to join.... Read more
week 1
Saturday, March 24, 2012      7 comments

great week. completed 710 fitness minutes this week which is a record for me. I worked out 6 days. Working out 7 days will be a challenge. somehow I end up not being able to get up one of the days, which is probably my body's way of rebellin... Read more
8 week tummy trimdown
Saturday, March 17, 2012      9 comments

Today is the first day of the 5% Spring Challenge. I love these challenges, they keep me motivated! Many thanks to all the Spark friends who have mentioned them so I could learn about them and many thanks to those who run them. For anyone out... Read more
Barricade Breakdown
Saturday, March 10, 2012      8 comments

Post a blog about what you perceive to be the barriers to your goal of healthy living and how you plan to overcome them. I joined a new team called Determination and Accountability. Every week is a new challenge, a bunch of healthy living ... Read more
wheat (and craving) free
Sunday, February 26, 2012      5 comments

I have gone off and on wheat countless times in the past 15 years. It started in OA before the media's recognition of Celiac's disease. Somehow, it was just known that wheat caused cravings. Wheat and sugar. Every Lent for the past 12 or so ... Read more
Denial vs. Acceptance
Saturday, February 11, 2012      8 comments

I have been at plateau for 3 weeks. Since my boss died suddenly. Events like that set me back. I am an emotional eater and that his how I roll... My current work out schedule is as follows: M-90 minute weights T- 8 mile run W- yoga... Read more
How I am progressing in Emoticons!
Friday, February 03, 2012      14 comments

When I started at Spark people on 4/4/11, I felt like emoticon I had moved from Sacramento, California, to B... Read more
Best Boss ever died suddenly at 57
Saturday, January 28, 2012      22 comments

My boss was a great man. A true leader, humanitarian and all around great guy. He was 57 and had no risk factors. About 3 weeks ago he slipped on the ice and hit his shoulder and head on his front stairs. He went to the ER and got "checked o... Read more
Starting to feel good in my body again!
Sunday, January 15, 2012      9 comments

I am starting to finally feel like I am getting my old body back. It is like reconnecting with a dear friend you haven't seen in a long, long time. As I look at the source of all my yoyo dieting over the past several years I can see what... Read more

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