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BLC - why I started
Saturday, January 30, 2021      6 comments

In the past I was able to reach my goals through Sparkpeople & the BLC challenges. I found that challenges in a group environment motivated me to follow through. I would actually DO the nutrition and exercise challenges when earning points for... Read more
Completed BLC33 15week challenge while WFPB... RESULTS!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      3 comments

I started this challenge while steadily losing eating whole food, plant based... & really was not sure I would lose any more weight so debated changing to maintenance, but opted to just ride it out as a challenger... not so much that I was not h... Read more
S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting - BLC24 WEC
Friday, January 17, 2014      8 comments

GOAL SETTING 1.Goals are put down in writing If it’s not written down and recorded, it’s not a goal; it’s a wish or a dream. Although wishes and dreams are nice, they usually don’t come true without a written plan of action. My G... Read more
What is a Miami Ghost anyway???
Thursday, January 27, 2011      9 comments

I am sharing this from our Jade Dragon team since I am very excited to participate in it! As many of you know we are 'ghosting' our fellow Dragons this weekend. You see, there are a few Dragons that are participating in a big race this weeken... Read more
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      3 comments

Considering how I have been eating at the high end of my allowances (& actually over more days then not lately!) I am not complaining about maintaining....but.... I really would like to see 'more' results. Not sure what I need to do to ge... Read more
D*R*A*G*O*N blog #3
Sunday, November 21, 2010      4 comments

Today is the 3rd day of our Intra-team DRAGON challenge. So far, I have been able to do the activities that spell D*R*A*G*O*N each day. D ~ Drinking, 8 glasses....of water, of course! DRINK. For some reason I have a hard time with that... Read more
Anyone out there a Push-Up fan??
Saturday, November 20, 2010      7 comments

Anyone? Me neither! I have to admit that it always bothered me that I could not do push-ups. When I first joined SP, I was enthralled by an article that stated I could do push-ups! Of course, those were the 'girl' pushups... The ones o... Read more
I had to laugh....
Saturday, November 20, 2010      10 comments

I had to laugh when I realized the last time I blogged it was regarding 'How Do You Spell Dragon?' Yes, that is the reason I am blogging again tonight. I have to. It is a challenge. I want to get as many points possible for my team! S... Read more
Monday, June 14, 2010      4 comments

It is our first inter-team challenge (I guess we've scared off the other teams!) D - drink water/min 64oz a day (1 pt) R - rest/get 7hrs worth a day (1pt) A - abs work/100-300 crunches a day (1-3pts) G - Go! Exercise 30-90min daily (... Read more
The next 6 weeks...
Sunday, June 13, 2010      4 comments

Wow, I am still shocked that the BLC13 challenge is half-way over. What have I accomplished? -I have exercised (strength/cardio or both) EVERY DAY for 6 weeks! ~ AIMing to be a 12week streaker -I have increased my daily water consump... Read more
Backyard Playground
Sunday, June 13, 2010      4 comments

I had mentioned in the past that our family received a used playfort/swingset that DH & I were refinishing for our backyard. It took a lot of hours to do! It is a redwood set that was pretty deteriorated. Has anyone priced redwood? Wow, that w... Read more
BLC Weekend Challenge Blog ~ What being a DRAGON means
Saturday, June 12, 2010      4 comments

Six weeks ago I joined the ‘Biggest Loser Challenge-round 13’ with the hopes of a much-needed kick. My motivation was struggling. Since I was so close to my goal weight, I had requested to be assigned to the ‘Masters of Maintenance’ team, The ... Read more
Struggling to get back into it ~April 2010 goals
Monday, April 05, 2010      2 comments

Two weeks. That was all it was, really. Two weeks away from the routines here at home. I thought I did very well. Eating out for every meal & I actually LOST some weight while gone. Good deal! So what happened? Why is it now that I a... Read more
Fabulous in 2010
Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

New year brings new hope & a feeling of a 'new' beginning.... What do I expect from myself in 2010? More organization. A bit more discipline. Getting it done instead of overloading myself with just enough to have an 'out'. I expec... Read more

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