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Resuming SP Again - See Below :)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      3 comments

Had another extended period without tracking food/ex on SP for various reasons: heart meds that severely limited my heart rate, hip problem, laziness, resting on my past accomplishments, belief I had "outgrown the need to track daily", and other... Read more
Resuming Healthy Living - Again
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

So. Disappointment has been a big theme in my pursuit of healthy living this last 9 months or so. Gotten over the hurdle of being active regularly. Gotten over the hurdle of recording food. Moving forward with great weight loss. Feeling SOOO goo... Read more
Setbacks Again: Oh! This is Normal!
Monday, September 05, 2011      3 comments

Haven't posted to the Spark Blog in so long, thought I would write about some more setbacks I've had in recent weeks. Specifically, in the last 4 weeks I've had 2 injuries that kept me from exercising each for about a week. When I strained ... Read more
A Lesson in Dealing with a Plateau
Monday, December 06, 2010      2 comments

I've been working on becoming healthier since June of this year. I joined sparkpeople.com and started slow. I gradually worked my way up to the point that I was tracking all food on sparkpeople.com's nutition area. I then set some goals and sta... Read more
My First 5K
Saturday, November 13, 2010      2 comments

Just got home from running my first 5k today. This was a huge goal of mine and has been about 10 weeks of targeted work on cardio endurance. Finished in 30:24, although there is no doubt the course was short by at least .2 miles. Very satis... Read more
And the Spark goes on ...
Thursday, September 30, 2010      0 comments

I have been active on sparkpeople.com since late June. I have tracked my food, done the exercise, and seen 32 pounds drop. It hasn't been difficult, really. It has required diligence and commitment, but not difficulty. But after 3 months of... Read more
Diets are so '90s ;)
Saturday, September 11, 2010      6 comments

I've "struggled with my weight" my whole life. I've done at least 4 fasting diets and lost extreme amounts on 2 occasions. But the weight has always come back. And then some. Why? That is the question that seemed so difficult and perplexing... Read more
Sparkpeople has been a win, win, win for me!
Monday, August 16, 2010      6 comments

Win 1: clothes fit better Win 2: much more energy Win 3: lower stress Win 4: feel better about my appearance I know. You read like a thousand of these same kind of posts every day. But I just stunned by sparkpeople.com. It is... Read more