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On second thought
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

Man! Ever have one of those days where you didn't really eat anything too unhealthy but you have that nagging feeling that maybe-- just maybe-- you may have had just a tad too much? Well, I did ! I was just about to go to the kitchen ... Read more
2 weeks and 2 pounds down
Monday, July 22, 2013      3 comments

Can not begin to express my sheer joy at losing another pound this week ! And I lowered my resting heart rate down from 74 two weeks ago to 62 today ! I was not perfect. I had a few things to eat I should have said no to. I could have exercise... Read more
Humble exercise
Monday, July 22, 2013      0 comments

I love yoga, I really do....but, albeit a weak but... there is an element of elation and humiliation. One moment I'm feeling so accomplished and the next so very human. Some movements come so easily, so gracefully. Others, I'm like "Wow, can I r... Read more
Kicking myself
Thursday, July 18, 2013      4 comments

I made soooo many bad choices today.... cream and sugar in the coffee... 1/2 a churro.... an ice cream cone.... peanut butter and jelly breakfast... chips... you'd think I knew nothing of nutrition or math at all ... Read more
Another nice thing
Thursday, July 18, 2013      1 comments

Getting back into Spark and setting goals for fitness and healthy living has really led to some nice things in my life, such as this yoga video to help ease pain for lower back and hips. FOr the last year I've spent way too much time at my desk ... Read more
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      1 comments

I am making little strides since coming back to the Spark ... Read more
First day in a long time
Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

It felt good to be Sparking again and my first full day I made all of my goals, albeit they are modest goals. I was mindful of what I atre and went to Subway instead of McDonalds, I had a nectarine instead of ice cream. I walked. I biked. I lift... Read more
Long time , no spark
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      0 comments

Hard to believe almost 2 years have gone by since I sparked ! So much has happened and yet I was able to keep my goal weight for quite some time but recently noticed some pounds and inches slowly adding up. Short version: I got the job, I got... Read more
not dead, just changing
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

haven't posted in a couple of weeks cuz i've been sick as a dog-- a dog that was run over by a mac truck ! ! i've lost weight the bad way cuz i can't keep food down and my only exercise is crawling to the bathroom, so no spark lesson there. ... Read more
new heights
Thursday, July 21, 2011      3 comments

90 days after i stopped drinking i decided to stop smoking also, which inspires me to swim harder and lift weights, so i lost another 2 pounds and a couple of inches. Under my goal right now but ok with it. Withdrawal is making me a little nause... Read more
nip it in the bud
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      3 comments

after a year and a half of maintaining my goal weight, i noticed a couple of pounds creeping on last week and instead of making excuses-- i made a plan : ) it's the difference between committment and wishful thinking... the difference between le... Read more
the butt stops here
Friday, July 08, 2011      2 comments

gained another pound this week, no biggie most of you would say. i had been a few pounds under my goal and i'm still within my range of 134-139. normally i'd agree with you. but this is where it pays to weigh and measure each week, even in... Read more
coping with imperfection
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      3 comments

i'm still majorly bummed about my loss of elasticity this year... turning 48 in november and after 5 kids and years of toting around 80 pounds i shouldn't have, my tummy skin just isn't snapping back into place. It looks like a ballon that has b... Read more
comfort zone
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      6 comments

i decided to hover back up to my goal weight instead of trying to lose more. i was getting so much loose skin it wasn't attractive and didn't want to shell out money for another wardrobe. weight 135, gained 3 pounds hips, 37, gained ... Read more

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