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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts People Come, People Go and People Return
Saturday, June 13, 2020      62 comments

Years ago I joined Sparkpeople because my doctor told me I needed to find a program to commit to in order to lose weight and get healthy. This had been a great place with many amazing people and I did find success. But with many things in life, ... Read more
What's your Reason?
Friday, May 04, 2018      18 comments

I recently joined a gym with a medically supervised health program. I can't believe I am saying those words. I suddenly feel so old. I didn't think I needed to because honestly I am not that out of shape (in my mind) and I really shouldn't... Read more
Saying Good-Bye
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      28 comments

Let's just get this straight, the title was meant to be dramatic. I am not leaving and I am not saying good-bye (to you). I am saying good-bye to the two hundred and more Sparkfriends that I removed from my sparkfriends list last night. I have b... Read more
Getting Fit in a Hospital Room
Saturday, July 01, 2017      18 comments

Getting Fit in a Hospital Room First off, to all my Canadian friends, Happy Canada to us! emoticon To ... Read more
100 Days of Fitness
Saturday, May 16, 2015      14 comments

Are you up to a challenge? Earlier this week our good friends at Sparkpeople featured a video of a young woman trying to improve her life by completing 100 Days of Fitness. I admit I was inspired by the video and began to think that perhaps... Read more
Numbers Lie! - Challenge Within a Challenge
Sunday, February 02, 2014      32 comments

So the Challenge within a Challenge continues. I have been waiting for Ceri to post her blog to let us know how she has done this week but I guess she is either afraid or she is waiting for me. On my end... For many reasons this was a mo... Read more
Challenge within a challenge - Week 1 Finish
Sunday, January 26, 2014      25 comments

Last week marked the beginning of the 5% Challenge but it also was the start of a special challenge within a challenge. The first ever Team Ceri vs. Team Andy competition to lose weight and gain fitness minutes was initiated. As noted, the winne... Read more
Challenge within a challenge!
Thursday, January 16, 2014      35 comments

So, here starts another 5% Challenge and I am going to participate yet again. Now while I love these challenges I have not been as faithful to the team as I could be and have had difficulty remaining diligent to the end. This time I have a sligh... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's Your Desperation Point?
Saturday, October 12, 2013      96 comments

What's your desperation point? Over the last few months I have watched the numbers on my scale climb. As I had done before, I reached a milestone goal and then turned direction and headed back towards my starting point. I watched those numbers g... Read more
Out of Hiding - Briefly
Sunday, September 15, 2013      30 comments

Just felt like I should check in as I have received some amazing Sparkmail, Sparkgoodies and Sparkpage messages asking me what's up and where I have been. I have definitely abandoned Sparkpeople for awhile and with that a few extra pounds h... Read more
Accountability Team
Friday, July 12, 2013      40 comments

I have thought about this for awhile, and then, a little bit longer. I do appreciate all the great things about Sparkpeople; the great tools, the great resources, the great people. I appreciate the teams I have been on as they have introduced me... Read more
Okay Sparkpeople, I have a complaint!
Saturday, June 01, 2013      62 comments

Who do I complain to? Yes, I definitely have a complaint. Somebody isn't following through here. I joined this place years ago and was assured that if I ate properly, exercised, used the nutrition tracker and participated in teams I would r... Read more
Gross Ingredients
Monday, April 15, 2013      30 comments

Just read this article today and thought i would share it. it is just further proof that we should be eating more foods with fewer ingredients. The original article is posted at... www.moneytalksnews.com/2
013/04/15/6-secret-an... Read more
This isn't a sprint, not even a marathon. This is life.
Sunday, April 14, 2013      29 comments

This isn't a sprint, not even a marathon. This is life. I have written a few blogs lately about the successes I have been having. And for the most part, I am doing great. In the past few weeks I was able to reach a short term goal that ha... Read more
Working with My Personal Trainer
Saturday, March 23, 2013      30 comments

My week of activity was a lot like the weather here in British Columbia. After a cold few days to start the week, the weather has warmed up to blue skies and gorgeous sunny days. In a similar way, my exercise and activity was very much the same.... Read more

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