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Rough Sparking week
Thursday, January 19, 2012      5 comments

Sorry to all my fellow Daisies~ It's been a difficult week for me to carve out time to Spark. I've had to work at a different location from my normal office & the hours have been skewing with my schedule. My goal for today is for better ti... Read more
Thought of something
Sunday, January 15, 2012      9 comments

Self love... Everyday I will find one thing I love about me. Its time I am nicer to myself. I need to quit focusing on my flaws so much. Everyday I will journal, either privately or in a blog about what's so GREAT about Heather. :) ... Read more
A New Habit
Saturday, January 14, 2012      7 comments

Hmm, the challenge for the 5% weightloss team is to blog about a new habit I want nurture. I'm not sure what that is yet... Pondering, thinking, pondering, wondering, thinking.... (tick-tock, tick-tock) ............................
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Importance of sharing goals...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      5 comments

If we write our dreams and goals down, we dramatically increase our odds of realization. If we share them with others, they become potent and alive. Kristin Armstrong, Full Cup, Mile Markers blog, Runner's World.com For me, when I sh... Read more
A NEW ME!
Saturday, January 07, 2012      12 comments

I started Sparkpeople LOOONG after my journey to becoming healthy & fit was underway. Because I don’t have a lot of before pics on my page, I think that some people have the impression that I don’t know what it’s like to be fat, to struggle to l... Read more
2011 Stats:
Saturday, December 31, 2011      5 comments

780.36 – miles ran 963.54 – miles ran + miles walked 15,809 – fitness minutes 5/2/11 - 13.1 Flying Pig – 2:26:34 - this was after 8 days of throwing up, I was crazy to run, but with God’s help I finished ;) ... Read more
Cookies, Cookies & more Cookies
Monday, December 26, 2011      8 comments

Christmas cookies were everywhere, chocolate ones, simple ones, fancy ones, homemade ones, crunchy ones, chewy ones, nutty ones, sugary ones, decorated ones, plain ones, chunky ones... every kind you can imagine, I INHALED!! Since Thursday, I'... Read more
My Christmas gift...
Sunday, December 18, 2011      5 comments

Has arrived. We picked it up at the Post Office yesterday. It's a Garmin Forerunner 405. I got to pick it out, my sweet hubby wanted to make sure I got the one I want. He refused to let me pick one based on price. He sat right beside me & helped... Read more
And I'm off
Monday, December 12, 2011      4 comments

After a week of feeling under the weather, I am finally feeling human again, Yay! Saturday I did a ten mile run on the treadmill since it was 16 degrees outside and I'm allergic to the cold. (well not really, I just really loathe it & so does ... Read more
Shocking but true...
Monday, December 05, 2011      8 comments

Disclaimer - I'm talking about when you really push yourself (whatever that is for you). Most of the time exercise hurts. That's the truth of it. It's not always fun. It's not easy. It's hot. It's sweaty and therefore smelly. It's WORK. ... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Goals
Saturday, December 03, 2011      8 comments

My ULTIMATE goal is to lose 6.8lbs and to definitely NOT gain any weight over the holiday season & winter months. My other goals are: 1. to change the way I think & feel about myself. I have gained 10lbs in the last year. I was asked to g... Read more
Thank God Almighty!
Friday, November 04, 2011      6 comments

October was NOT a good month for me. I ate too much! emoticon ... Read more
Here I lay my Ebenezer
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      4 comments

Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the LORD has helped us.” I Sam 7:12 THUS FAR the Lord has helped me THIS FAR in my healthy journey. I KNOW he will get me get furthe... Read more
Food - Friend or Enemy
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      4 comments

I've got some serious food issues going on and I'm not really sure what the underlying issue is. Recently, I've been slipping back into old habits. I think about food ALL the time. I'm constantly watching the clock, waiting for my next meal o... Read more
What makes it great
Sunday, October 09, 2011      2 comments

Running has been hard. I had to force myself to finish my last couple of 5 milers. Only sheer will & determination pushed me through. It was hard, but when I finished and m... Read more

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