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The Promise of a New Year...
Sunday, January 06, 2008      0 comments

Now that the holidays are over I am looking forward to getting back to work to be back on schedule and get back into doing "my thing" (treadmill) on a regular basis. I received a soccer jersey from my DH that he'd really like me to wear when we ... Read more
Being on a Spark Break - SUCKS!
Sunday, October 28, 2007      2 comments

I am approaching my 1 year anniversary with Spark - November 3rd. In the year I have successfully lost 40 lbs!!!!! I have never had a consistent loss stay gone for an entire year before! this is an awesome realization! Now about my spark ... Read more
Insight Into Learning... today's Healthy Reflection
Thursday, August 16, 2007      1 comments

There is no difference between living and learning...it is impossible and misleading and harmful to think of them as being separate. - John Holt, author * * * * * So very true... we often talk about 'lessons learned' at work but funny enoug... Read more
My first pair of Levi’s…
Wednesday, August 15, 2007      5 comments

Back in May when I visited Erie, PA my sister in law found a pair of jeans for me – Levi’s – I’ve NEVER had a pair of Levi’s before. When she handed me them I realized they were a 22… I was just into a 24 at the time and in the midst of my firs... Read more
My Leap of Faith...
Monday, August 13, 2007      1 comments

August 13, 2007 - Healthy Reflection: What leaps of faith are you willing to take? Trying new things can give you a real zest for life. Pushing beyond your comfort zone in a responsible way helps you grow confidence and creativity that... Read more
Who's to blame???
Saturday, August 04, 2007      0 comments

Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame. - Erica Jong Wow... this one makes me stop and think... I have a tendency to shift the blame for some things to others... like we eat out so often c... Read more
Battle scars from the Diet War
Tuesday, July 17, 2007      6 comments

Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run. - Jenny Craig, diet guru * * * * * * * * * * Wow... there is so much truth in that single sentence... if only it were "easy" to love ourselves like we do others... Read more
Getting specific about setting goals
Saturday, July 14, 2007      1 comments

Getting specific about your goals Are your goals detailed enough for you to reach them? We all have aspirations and we are better off for having made them. But if your goals are too vague or unstructured, you'll find that attaining them is ... Read more
Parting with unforgiving ways
Wednesday, July 11, 2007      1 comments

It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise - Nancy Thayer, author Parting with unforgiving ways Consider the things in your life that you feel are irreversible or too embarrassing to touch upon. The path of least resistance i... Read more
Explore your dreams...
Sunday, July 08, 2007      0 comments

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark T... Read more
Excuses, Excuses, Excuses - I have a million of them
Thursday, June 28, 2007      0 comments

Starting with time... I just don't seem to have enough time in my day to do everything I want/need to do... like exercise. Next comes energy... I'm just so tired all the time that the thought of exercise is exhausting. Then comes the c... Read more
water water everywhere...
Wednesday, June 06, 2007      0 comments

then why don't I drink it??? It seems like a long time since i've gotten my "8 glasses" in but today I have managed 10 so far! Gotta keep on track or I'll be backsliding! don't wanna go there - but wondering - would a significant gain... Read more
Life... spinning out of control!
Monday, May 28, 2007      0 comments

My time is no longer "mine"... I have so many "things" going on these days that I haven't been able to get on "schedule" to ensure that I am doing what I need to do for ME! What I need to do: 1) Set aside 30 minutes for exercise EVERY DA... Read more
Today is the first day...
Monday, May 21, 2007      0 comments

of the new plan :) to get back on track and really mean it and DO IT! I've been at this plateau since I met my goal in March - I start out on Monday weighing 3-4 lbs more than my goal weight - but my "official weigh in day" isn't until Fri... Read more
Today is my last day... in DENIAL!
Friday, April 27, 2007      0 comments

I've been struggling with this "plateau" I'm on - it's going on two months of "playing with the same 5 lbs" and the reason I go up the 5 is because I eat out WAY TOO OFTEN!!! especially on the weekends... which isn't totally the entire problem ... Read more

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