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Back in the saddle again...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      6 comments

Well, here I am again. Almost 3 years later. I am hoping that Spark will get me to my goals once again. Menopause hit me about 2 years ago and is still going strong. I have gained 15 lbs in the last 2 years (I'm blaming it on hormones!) and I... Read more
Fun Friday Lunch!
Friday, November 08, 2013      1 comments

Made this amazing lunch today! I love when I have Friday's off! Here's the recipe and some pics! Yummm!! Here's a close-up! ... Read more
BLC 23 Goals!
Friday, September 27, 2013      4 comments

BLC 23 has begun! I'm very motivated to hit my goals, so here they are! 1. Track my food intake at least 2 days a week (this is up from zero!) 2. Continue my workouts! Now that fall is here, cycling, hiking and tennis will be in full... Read more
CAMO Outfits!
Saturday, July 27, 2013      5 comments

Ok. My BLC22 CAMO team has special ops for this week... Find 4 outfits that make you look good or you feel good in... So, here is what I found. Today's tennis outfit.... Read more
Really Motivated - BLC 22 Goals!
Friday, June 07, 2013      8 comments

Dear Readers... (as if I have any!) Now that I have gone through gaining mid-life weight, then losing it, then re-gaining it because I didn't pay attention (I really thought I could maintain my weight easily after losing it)... I now reali... Read more
Gluten-free lessons
Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

So, I went 27 days gluten-free. Was invited to this very special pizza party and had to participate... no gluten-free available, so it ended 3 days early. But, I must say, I felt absolutely no difference while going gluten-free, and then no dif... Read more
Gluten-free Day 17
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      0 comments

Well, I am more than 2 weeks into this and I must say, I do not feel any different. I have been journaling about my energy levels and my digestion to see if there are any difference and... nada... I am still going to stick it out for the fu... Read more
Reasons to Lose 10 lbs
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      2 comments

More than 2 years ago, I wrote this list of my reasons to lose 10 lbs. I lost the 10 lbs over the course of about 8 months, kept it off for 7 months over the past year slowly put 12 lbs back on! Yikes! But this list really helped me back then,... Read more
Why the 5% Spring Challenge?
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

I must say, I am very excited about this Spring Challenge! I am getting more and more motivated by the day. I love all the pre-challenge tasks... getting yourself set up for success! Genius! Put my goals on my page, wrote my daily list, practi... Read more
Gluten-free Day 10
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      1 comments

Well, I have lost only about 1.5 lbs in 9 days... I did make a mistake one day by eating 3 crackers with my hummus. I needed a quick snack before tennis and the crackers were there... they are whole grain, but not gluten-free. Other than t... Read more
Gluten-free for 30 days - The Beginning
Monday, April 22, 2013      0 comments

Stuck at this uncomfortable place... I have not been serious enough about really losing. Decided it was just way too hard of work when I lost the 12 lbs 2 years ago. I wasn't ready for that again. But... I have this motivational phrase ha... Read more
Be happy... and share it!
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

Hello Fellow Sparks! I have made a conscious decision today to be happy! And I wanted to bring you along on the journey. Here's how it has gone so far... and my plans for the rest of the day: 1. I am not a morning person. Usually some... Read more
February already?!
Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

Yikes... I was supposed to be down 3-4 pounds in the month of January... what happened to January?! I gained a pound or two instead! Why is this so hard right now? I know many of you are struggling with a lot bigger issues than I... I sometime... Read more
Keep me honest!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      4 comments

Hey Anyone who is out there! I hope you are doing well. I have continued to stay stagnant with any weight loss and am getting very frustrated with myself. And yesterday, on the way home from work, I stopped at the store and bought chips (... Read more
The Beat Goes On...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

Wow... I can't believe it has been more than a year since I posted a blog. Life has certainly gone on and things are good. I continue to keep in pretty good physical shape, although I am planning on increasing the intensity this year. And I con... Read more

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