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Wow, what a motivational night!
Sunday, June 19, 2011      7 comments

Something awesome just happened to me tonight! Since I posted about my training session for running a 5K on Facebook, I've had 2 friends tell me what an inspiration I've been for them. One now wants the info on the training plan I'm using and wa... Read more
Check out this inspirational story!
Friday, June 10, 2011      3 comments

Someone posted this on my Facebook page and I found it to be very inspirational. Wish I knew how to get in touch with the woman in the video so I could tell her about SPARK! We do it the old-fashioned way too! We try our best to make healthy cho... Read more
Monday Wonday!
Monday, June 06, 2011      5 comments

Wonday you ask? The rhyming comes from spending time in a kindergarten classroom when I worked as a teacher of children with special needs. We all have special needs, and now I'm trying to figure out how to meet my own! Wonday means I won t... Read more
High Five for Five Days of Success!
Friday, June 03, 2011      4 comments

Thrilled that I have had 5 days of meeting my goals and staying in my calorie range! I've had so much energy this week! Not only were my food choices better, I've worked out hard, too. I've also cleaned my house, did laundry, cleaned out closets... Read more
Day 3 of Commit and Carry Through ~ success!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      5 comments

It may seem silly to post success 3 days in a row, but when you've been in a slump for a month, this is so helpful to me!!! It just helps to write about it. So, thanks for reading, and all your support. I had another successful day with he... Read more
Commit and carry through!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      6 comments

Here's to achieving my goals again today!!! Hey, it's 2 days in a row! Is that a steak? Just the beginning of a long one! Loved Zumba class tonight. Met a few ladies who are very encouraging. They told me about some of the other classes they tho... Read more
I did it!
Monday, May 30, 2011      8 comments

Whew ~ it's been a while since I've eaten in my nutrition range of calories, fats, carbs and proteins! Feels good to have one new day under my belt! I did it! And I worked out like a crazy person today, too! I took an hour long walk in 88 d... Read more
New motivation, new goals, enjoy life!
Saturday, May 28, 2011      3 comments

May was full of trials, and yes, I succumbed to my old habits of emotional eating. Some of it was even well planned. That should be embarrassing to write, but it's not, it's just my reality. The good thing is, I still have this overwhelming feel... Read more
My Second 5K Walk / Race
Sunday, May 15, 2011      6 comments

I finished another 5K walk today ~ the Girls on the Run race. That is a cool organization that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. There were 4695 participants! The temps were in the low ... Read more
Trying to Deal with the Ups and Downs of Life
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      7 comments

Tough, tough few days! I got past the first Mother's Day without my mom by staying busy. I went to a beautiful outdoor mall I had never been to and actually bought a pair of size 22 capris!!! Now that is still a size that I will be shrinki... Read more
Happy to be back on track!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      3 comments

Had a wonderful workout yesterday! Walked outside for 45 minutes then did an hour of strength training on the weight machines at the Rec Plex. Blood sugar was 75 after that which is great! Felt good to work out hard! Made good food choices but w... Read more
Hoping the funk is over.......
Friday, May 06, 2011      3 comments

Man, have I been in a funk! Been trying to figure out why ~ had a great weekend, helping to raise $14,400 in memory of a friend's daughter. Ashley's Purple Star Foundation was established after Ashley died at age 22 within 7 months after being d... Read more
Feelin' Good!
Monday, April 18, 2011      6 comments

Finally, my head is in the right place again! It's been a while, but I made it through with the scale in my favor! I've not tracked anything since April 3 and that's an indicator that something is out of whack for me! I know the importance of tr... Read more
Getting Past the Roadblock
Friday, April 01, 2011      3 comments

After my blog yesterday, and the supportive comments I received, I found these 2 messages on my Facebook page this morning ~ some good words to reflect upon today ~ The Whisper of God Thought for the Day: “If you can’t get past a roadbloc... Read more
Do you ever get tired of "the numbers"?
Thursday, March 31, 2011      7 comments

Has life always been about numbers? How many calories, how many carbs, how many proteins? What about fats? How many ounces? cups? tablespoons? How much do you weigh? How much did you lose this week? What size do you wear? What's your blood press... Read more

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