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
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
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
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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