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BL #21 Midpoint Post (a little past mid-point!)
Monday, April 07, 2014      4 comments

Hello fellow Sparkers! Today I am a full week late posting my midpoint blog about the BL#21 Challenge, but the most exciting thing I have to report is, I AM STILL PARTICIPATING! One of my biggest goals was to simply finish, as I tend to qui... Read more
Winnie the Pooh Wisdom
Monday, February 24, 2014      4 comments

"You are BRAVER than you believe, STRONGER than you seem, and SMARTER than you think." -Winnie the Pooh (emphasis mine) Today, this quote has been ringing in my head like crazy. Self-esteem has been an issue ALL of my life, and the big... Read more
BL #21 Goals
Monday, February 17, 2014      10 comments

So much going on, so little time! This week I continued along with my two dietbets (one 4 week and one 6 month) and my "Lose it to Win it Challenge" on my +300lb SparkTeam, and I started the #21 Biggest Loser Challenge! As a part of this challen... Read more
Web of Support
Saturday, February 08, 2014      6 comments

So many times, I read others' success stories and it feels like there is just one main thing that is their turning point. Either it's a "rock bottom" moment, or it's finding THE tool that helps them succeed. For me, I think I am discoverin... Read more
I Can See "START!"
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      11 comments

Thanks to last week's weight loss, my little turtle tracker is no longer covering any of the work "START". It's a really silly victory, but I'm taking everything I can get! I am no longer starting this journey, I am well on my way! Thank you to ... Read more
Low carb and stepping away from the scale.
Sunday, January 26, 2014      10 comments

I am four days into eating low carb, and two weeks into a regular exercise schedule, and I'm feeling AWESOME!!! Ketosis is definitely my happy place, and I am already seeing the scale go in the right direction (I know it is water weight, but it... Read more
Joining teams and holding myself accountable.
Saturday, January 18, 2014      6 comments

Here we go! Another time dusting myself off and climbing back! This time, I have a 6 day workout streak under my belt, which feels GREAT! I've walked 5 miles and done a little wiifit dancing, and thought I have grumbled through some of them, I h... Read more
Tracking My Food
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      6 comments

From my blog at www.weightlossbucketlist.com..
. After blogging on Sunday about the food I eat, I have decided once again to log the food I eat on Sparkpeople. To start out, I'm not going to put any pressure on myself to fit into any sor... Read more
Blog Re-start
Thursday, August 01, 2013      4 comments

After a crazy spring and summer including getting a new job and moving, I am finally ready to begin blogging again. I want to feel the accountability that comes with knowing that somewhere in the world, someone knows when I am doing well, and wh... Read more
On Feeling Foolish (or...why I stopped my 52 week challenge)
Saturday, March 23, 2013      12 comments

Hello Sparkers! I'm back! I guess what I really mean is, I'm back to blogging here at SparkPeople, at least for now. Some of you have been loyally checking my blog (my 52 week challenge) and have noticed a lack of blog posts in the last two... Read more
Thank You!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      5 comments

I just wanted to take a minute and thank all of you who commented on my last post. I was feeling very frustrated, but your encouragement kept me from turnin my frustration into food! I'm happy to say that my body has now rebalanced itself, and t... Read more
Weight gain due to exercise?
Thursday, January 10, 2013      11 comments

OK Sparkers, I need your help! In the last week or so, I have REALLY upped the intensity of my workouts, and have also added time to my workouts (went from 15min of pretty low intensity to 30-40 higher intensity stuff). I have been feeling ... Read more
A blog on the move,
Saturday, November 10, 2012      4 comments

Dear Lovely Sparkers :) As the focus of my journey has taken a bit of a turn, I have decided to move my blog to another site. I will continue to visit SparkPeople on a very regular basis, keep my weight updated, and hang out in the awesome ... Read more
This is My Brain on Exercise....
Monday, September 17, 2012      7 comments

YYYYYYIIIIIIIPPPPPPPPPEEEEEEEE
! If I didn't know better, I'd be worried I've been drugged! I don't normally get such an endorphin rush after I exercise, but this evening I'm downright giddy. I could have given a thousand excuses why I ... Read more
Horay for BLC #16 and Birthdays.
Sunday, September 16, 2012      3 comments

Before I go on racking up some serious points for team Ebony Cats, just a couple of comments on the week: First, it was my birthday week, I'm still dealing with some ankle pain, (insert another lame excuse), (insert another lame excuse), et... Read more

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