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Friday, January 08, 2021      2 comments

This week's Biggest Loser Fitness Challenge is too good not to share! We're using the acrostic, NEW YOU to set goals for the year N - Never give up! Develop a fitness plan. E - Evaluate what has worked for you and what has not. Do you ne... Read more
Springing Into Shape
Friday, March 29, 2019      4 comments

Does eating healthy and staying in shape come naturally to you? It’s tough for me too! To feed my motivation, I participate in a 10-week health and fitness challenge with here on SparkPeople four times a year. During the past five years, I’ve... Read more
Dodging snowballs with tic-tac-toe
Thursday, January 03, 2019      3 comments

I was wandering along happily in SparkLand this morning, minding my own business and supporting my Panther BLC team. Suddenly, 4 snowballs sent me dodging for cover: ... Read more
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      4 comments

SNOW MORE EXCUSES! That's the winter challenge theme. I am lacing up the snow boots and stepping up to my personal goal: to lose 5 pounds during the winter challenge. Here are my action steps: 1. Exercise 5 days a week 2. Increase... Read more
SparkPeople is Featured on my Latest Blog
Thursday, March 29, 2018      1 comments

In November I started my own blog, Peering Through the Lattice, which primarily focuses on homeschooling teens. Today I shared my favorite health and fitness resource with my readers. Can you guess what it is? ... Read more
Weigh-in time!
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      2 comments

It's been a busy few weeks since I checked in on my SP blog because I've been busy preparing and launching my homeschool blog at https://lattice.mobi . My weight held steady this week, but over the last 3 weeks it's dropped ... Read more
Wonderful Weigh-In
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      5 comments

Maybe my weight only dropped .1 lb this week, but it's still headed in the right direction! emoticon ... Read more
Just being real here
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      2 comments

I had a great Saturday and managed to keep my eating under control even when it got challenging and I felt unmotivated. I had a pretty good Monday where I planned the meals and didn't judge myself for swapping out a planned healthy meal f... Read more
Getting the hang of meal planning
Monday, October 16, 2017      4 comments

It's the habit I've resisted. Every time meal planning has come up in a Biggest Loser team challenge, I've done my best to find a way around it. Because it takes time I'd rather spend doing something else. Because I want to eat what I feel li... Read more
Not feeling motivated today
Saturday, October 14, 2017      7 comments

I woke up tired. I grabbed a banana and a cup of water and exercised anyway. I baked some delicious, healthy pumpkin muffins for breakfast and balanced it with fresh fruit and scrambled eggs, just like I had planned last night. I reclin... Read more
Best-laid plans....
Friday, October 13, 2017      2 comments

I planned today's meals last night. I knew exactly what I was going to have for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And it worked. Until... ... Read more
Breakfast out didn't break my calorie budget!
Thursday, October 12, 2017      4 comments

This morning I met a friend for breakfast at First Watch. I planned ahead what I would order - the Sunrise Granola Bowl - fruit, yogurt, granola...yum! When I arrived and saw the seasonal menu, I decided the Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal looked great to... Read more
Weekly Weigh-In Day
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      4 comments

0.2 lbs lost this week! emoticon ... Read more
New fave smoothie - apple cinnamon!
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      3 comments

Friday morning I decided to fix myself a fruit, yogurt, and granola bowl for breakfast. I combined a diced apple, a serving of grapes, 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt, and half a serving of chocolate granola in a bowl and topped it with cinnamon. YUM!... Read more
Happy Weigh-in Wednesday!
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      2 comments

0.6 lbs lost this week! emoticon ... Read more

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