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Facing My Internal Demons
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

I joined a challenge called “30 Days of Awesomeness” recently that is a part of the Fit Fun Bootcamp I attend. It has us committed to exercising four times a week, using a food journal every day, keeping each other accountable on a private Faceb... Read more
I'm back!!!
Thursday, December 29, 2011      6 comments

Hello Spark friends. You probably have forgotten who I am by now. (ha ha ha.) Yes I'm sorry I have been gone so long. It all started in November when I went to restart my computer and then I couldn't get it to start up at all. It dragged on for ... Read more
A Scenic Bike Ride on a Wisconsin Fall Day
Monday, October 24, 2011      9 comments

I was recently inspired to share a blog loaded with beautiful photos by another Spark friend, WILDFIREKRISTIN. Earlier in October, my family went for a bike ride through the beautiful UW Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin. We loaded up the bikes on... Read more
The two sides of my mind
Sunday, October 16, 2011      4 comments

So recently I was doing a lot of thinking on why I can't seem to get anywhere with the weight loss. I seem to be basically stuck around the same couple numbers, and even if I seem to lose the weight one week it's back the next week. What's... Read more
Weight loss, even amidst the sadness of 3 deaths this week.
Saturday, September 10, 2011      6 comments

Well I have been having quite a contrast of good and bad things happen this week. First off, I have lost 3 pounds in the Fabulous by Forty group Biggest Loser Challenge. I was pretty incredulous to realize I actually made the scale go down- usua... Read more
A new school year- and a new life for Mom! (That's me.)
Thursday, September 01, 2011      4 comments

Today is the first day of school for my three kids. I decided today would be a "first" day for me too. I took the plunge yesterday and joined the Spark people Biggest Loser Challenge, in the Fabulous by Forty group. I am excited, but nervous all... Read more
Back from a Sparkpeople hiatus...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      0 comments

Well I have been ignoring Spark People for too long now and decided it's time to get back at it! My weight loss indicator says I've lost 10 lbs total... but honestly my weight is back up again so... not really! I like to think it's muscle I've g... Read more
A New Fitness Friend!
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      0 comments

The rollercoaster ride continues! Today I'm back up again! Crazy, I know. My reason for the good mood today- I have a new workout buddy! I met a woman who lives in my neighborhood this spring, who was interested in the Fit Fun Bootcamp I go to, ... Read more
Bummed Out and Counting Blessings
Monday, July 19, 2010      0 comments

I tell you, it's weird how my emotions are so up and down during this fitness journey. Funny how I can have a blog one day about how excited I am to have made measurable progress, and the next time I am bumming. Well today as you might have gues... Read more
Progress and Party-Poopers
Monday, July 12, 2010      0 comments

It's been 10 weeks since I've started my new life. Recently I have had some exciting results, people are noticing that I'm changing, and of course with the good always comes the bad, unfortunately. I am excited because I measured again this... Read more
Kicking Soda to the Curb!
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      4 comments

I have a new accomplishment to report. One good thing that came out of my having stomach flu- I went a day without drinking any soda- and decided to run with it! I was in the habit of drinking a couple cans of Diet Dr. Pepper a day. Of course th... Read more
Sickness Slump
Sunday, July 04, 2010      2 comments

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Swimming Success 7/2/10
Sunday, July 04, 2010      1 comments

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I'm back after a bout of stomach flu-7/2/10
Sunday, July 04, 2010      0 comments

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A small victory! June 22, 2010
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      3 comments

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