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Teddy Bears Love
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      4 comments

Well, I'm fluffing my fur and getting myself ready for the start of the 2013 5% Summer Challenge as a Teddy Bear. I love teddy bears...I have a couple sitting on my guest bed. Have to keep them hidden because the puppies love them, too...just in... Read more
2013 5% Summer Challenge
Friday, July 19, 2013      5 comments

Challenge #3 is to record the why of the equation of participating in the challenge. So, here are my whys: Why do I want to lose weight? -I want to feel healthy -I want to move freely -I don't want to be winded -I want to enjoy life... Read more
Sweatin' Out
Thursday, July 18, 2013      5 comments

I've been down for the count, but not before sweating off some inches with this move! I can't believe how much I really have, and how much the movers really didn't want to move either! I've got most of the main living areas set up and ready to g... Read more
2013 Summer 5% Challenge is Now Open
Sunday, July 07, 2013      5 comments

If you are looking for a real challenge to meet your short term goals, this is the community to join! But act now, as the team only remains open for a short time before the challenge starts! www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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Time to Catch Up
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      10 comments

Here I am at 203. The lowest I've been in 3 years. Or is it 4? Either way, it's been awhile since I've seen this number. And OH so close to ONEderland! What is amazing is that I've continued to either maintain or lose weight during a very stress... Read more
I'm Not Perfect...I'm imperfect
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      12 comments

I'm not perfect. I'm imperfect in every single way. I'm not slender. I need to lose another 30 lbs and am losing it 1 lb a week. I'm not gorgeous. But I'm beautiful from the insdie out. I'm not rich. But I live comfortably within my means.... Read more
5% Challenge Goals
Sunday, May 12, 2013      5 comments

Well, it is time for the 2013 Sprint into Summer 5% Challenge. 8 weeks of focused fitness and nutrition to reach a 5% goal of weight loss. I'm behind already on posting this, so here we go: Starting weight: 208 5% Goal: 197.6 I plan ... Read more
Accepted and Moving On to the Next Step
Saturday, May 04, 2013      3 comments

Well, the seller sent back her response to the inspection. She wasn't too happy about some of the things and threatened to cancel the sale and put her house on the market. Thing is, anyone else would find the same things during inspection, so I ... Read more
Scammed and Getting Over It
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      7 comments

I was conned. I was scammed. I was duped. All by a homeless man who struggles with some deep demons. I bought into his scam and his lies, and now I'm left frustrated and angry. How dare he do this to me! How dare I fall for this blatant deceptio... Read more
Stress Overload and Losing Weight
Saturday, April 27, 2013      6 comments

I'm stressed. Super stressed. Okay, beyond super stressed. I just changed jobs (woohoo) and am in the process of buying a new home (double woohoo)! But the stress that goes with that is just so overwhelming that I am about ready to collapse from... Read more
Dropping the Ball and New Beginnings (Day 43)
Saturday, April 06, 2013      7 comments

I was trying to blog everyday of the 5% challenge, but dropped the ball the last couple of days. It's been a whirlwind couple of days that have left me utterly exhausted. So, to recap or summarize... Friday was my last day on the job with a... Read more
Bang Bang Shrimp and the First Goodbye (Day 40)
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      2 comments

Wow, I can't believe how quickly these past 6 weeks have flown by in this challenge! I have to say that I believe this is the most I've lost on a challenge so far, too! Yea! I'll have to lose 4 lbs over the next two weeks if I'm going to reach m... Read more
Stretching it (Day 39)
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      4 comments

Have I said how much I love yoga lately? I really do love it! I love the way it feels as if I am lengthening my body. I love the way it makes me feel so flexible. I just love the way it brings balance to my body. With that, I got in 30 minutes o... Read more
That was nice, but (Day 38)
Monday, April 01, 2013      2 comments

Happy Monday! And what a Monday it has been! Someone pulled a sick trick on everyone today and didn't put any coffee grounds in the coffee maker this morning and let's just say the response was not pretty. So, this morning didn't get started off... Read more
Happy Easter (Day 37)
Sunday, March 31, 2013      3 comments

Happy Easter to everyone! It was a gorgeous day here in Central Indiana! Sunny and in the 60s! Great day to celebrate! I spent the day with my mom visiting my grandparents and an aunt and cousin visiting from Chicago. The coolest thing was... Read more

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