300 Days of Sparking....lessons learned thus far.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012 8 comments
I remember when I first joined SP. I was initially overwhelmed with ALL this site had to offer. It was difficult to know where to start, but I began by reading people's blogs. They were full of ideas and suggestions and most importantly, full of... Read more
Clothes....what to do?
Friday, August 31, 2012 12 comments
So I was wondering what people are doing with their old clothes as they're losing weight? Do you keep a few of the larger sizes, just in case? Or are you giving them all away? My first instinct is to pass them along to GoodWill or people I know ... Read more
With a heavy heart....
Monday, August 20, 2012 22 comments
Earlier this year I wrote about a young boy I know who was suffering from an inoperable brain tumor and asked for your prayers. Well, yesterday, Joshua's suffering ended and God welcomed him into heaven. He was 11 years old and was a beautiful s... Read more
A Difficult Week....need some prayers
Saturday, August 04, 2012 14 comments
My niece is a beautiful young girl. Yes, she was overweight, sadly a family trait for most of us, and was teased about it at school, especially during the dreaded PE classes. But about a year ago, she decided to do something about it. She is an ... Read more
My First Major Goal....I almost made it!
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 11 comments
I seriously started making these lifestyle changes during my Christmas vacation this past year, 2011. The goal I set for myself was to lose 50 lbs by August 1st. Well, today is the day...drumroll please............I've lost 48 lbs!!!! Yes, I kn... Read more
Why can't I see the changes?
Saturday, July 21, 2012 14 comments
I know I've lost weight. The scale says so, the smaller clothes sizes says so, being more active says so, but when I look in the mirror why don't I see the changes? I still see the huge hips, the bulging tummy, the big thighs. Paula Deen lost 30... Read more
My Fitness "Crime"
Saturday, June 23, 2012 7 comments
As part of the100 Days of Summer 2012 Challenge, I have to write a blog about my fitness crimes and my plan to combat it. However, I don't think of it as committing a crime, but rather a challenge to complete. I've mentioned before, my biggest c... Read more
Monday, June 18, 2012 2 comments
I'm a member of 100 Days of Summer 2012 Challenge. and today's assignment is to write a blog about my challenges to achieving my health and fitness goals. My biggest challenge is controlling emotional eating. When that gets out of hand it t... Read more
Here's hoping for a better week...
Saturday, June 02, 2012 5 comments
Last Sunday (my weigh-in day) I had my biggest weekly weight loss yet and was very excited about my progress. That happy feeling started to evaporate the next day and continued throughout the week. Problems at work, problems with family, problem... Read more
A year ago till now...
Monday, May 28, 2012 8 comments
Today's 100 Days of Summer Challenge is to write about a painful exercise experience and how far I've come. In the winter of 2010 I talked my four sisters into doing a 5K walk for charity that would be happening in January 2011. I figured 2-3 m... Read more
100 Days of Summer Challenge Blog...this weeks goals.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 9 comments
My goals for this coming week are to.... **go walking after work at least 3 days **increase my daily strength training **try some new exercise videos **continue to track my food daily This past week didn't turn out as I had hoped, s... Read more
Team Challenge Blog
Thursday, May 10, 2012 4 comments
I am supposed to write about my progress this first week of the challenge and how I think I'm doing? I'm not thrilled with my progress, but I am still battling an ear infection and head cold and it has really zapped my energy. After working all ... Read more
Get healthy NOW and don't put it off any longer.
Sunday, May 06, 2012 5 comments
This blog is part of my assignment for the 100 Days of Summer 2012 Challenge Team. I've spent all my life creating bad habits that have negatively affected nearly every aspect of my life...physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally. But... Read more
I thought I was supposed to be getting healthier!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7 comments
Before I started all the exercise and mindful, healthy eating choices...basically before, when I was making ALL the WRONG choices, I NEVER got sick. When I say NEVER I mean maybe once a year I'd catch a cold...maybe. I used to joke that I've bee... Read more
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