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October Recap -- Better Late Than Never!
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

I'm posting this recap to hold myself accountable and assess where I need to improve. Unfortunately, that is everywhere!!! My goals for the month of October were: ... Read more
Halloween Recap
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      7 comments

Part of holding myself accountable is to share when I mess up. This is one such blog entry. Despite having grand plans for a healthy Halloween weekend, I gained 1.5 pounds over three days. Now, I'm dusting myself off and getting back into... Read more
A Confession and My Halloween Survival Strategy
Friday, October 29, 2010      5 comments

This is a two-for-one blog! First, my confession... I blew it! I woke up this morning, happy to be at my lowest weight in 22 months. And, what did I do?!!! I didn't go to the gym during my lunch break -- even though my workout bag was ... Read more
My First Vision Collage
Thursday, October 28, 2010      13 comments

I'm posting a photo of my first Spark vision collage. This was created as part of a team challenge for the Twilight Challenge Team's "Jingle My Bells" challenge. No, there are no pictures of sparkling vampires on it! ... Read more
Surviving a Four-Day Roller Coaster of Stress
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      5 comments

I'm happy to share that I have survived the past four stressful days -- and that stress did not destroy all my healthy improvements. Saturday was not stressful other than the pressure of an over-packed schedule and trying to do too much in... Read more
Reaching An Important Milestone
Friday, October 22, 2010      4 comments

I'm so happy to share that this morning's weigh-in moved me out of the obese BMI range and into the overweight range!!! I feel like celebrating! ... Read more
Reached a Mini-Goal!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      9 comments

This morning, I stepped on the scale and weighed 170 pounds! emoticon This is one of my 5-pound milestones. ... Read more
Virtual Journey Update: Walking to Forks High School
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      7 comments

I'm providing an update for week THREE of my Virtual Journey: Walking to Forks High School. emoticon ... Read more
(Last) Week in Review
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      5 comments

I'm happy to share that I lost 1.4 pounds last week. emoticon ... Read more
Virtual Journey UPDATE: Walking to Forks High School
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      6 comments

I'm providing an update for week two of my Virtual Journey: Walking to Forks High School. My steps on my pedometer for the past week (October 6th - October 12th) were: 52, 212 steps. Add week two to my previous post (41, 731 steps)... Read more
Catching Up
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      6 comments

I'm happy to share that I didn't blow it at my friend's birthday party. I avoided the food and wine. I drank a HUGE glass of water and enjoyed connecting with friends. On the way home, I picked up a 6-inch veggie delight from Subway. I did n... Read more
Challenge For This Evening
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

I'll be getting ready, soon, to go to a friend's birthday party. My challenge is to avoid eating all the tempting treats -- that will be flirting with me from the table, trying to catch my eye. After the party, I will go eat dinner with my... Read more
Friday, October 08, 2010      3 comments

One of my favorite Sparkteams is celebrating its one-year anniversary, today. I'd like to give a special shout out to the Positive Vibes team. ... Read more
This Week's iPod Workout Playlist
Thursday, October 07, 2010      4 comments

A couple friends have asked me to share my recent workout playlist. Here you go: 1) "Tu Est Foutu" (InGrid) 2) "Shut Up and Let Me Go" (The Ting Tings) 3) "Maps" (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) 4) "Total Job (Photek Remix)" (The Fai... Read more
Virtual Journey: Walking to Forks High School
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      8 comments

On October 1st, I officially began my virtual walking trip to Forks High School to meet my favorite sparkly vampire, Edward Cullen. The walking distance (thanks Google Maps!) from my home in Illinois to the front door of the high school in ... Read more

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