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It All Started with a Blog and a Quote (More Advantages)
Thursday, May 16, 2019      10 comments

“SHE REMEMBERED WHO SHE WAS AND THE GAME CHANGED.” – Lalah Delia The most awesome co-captain/spreadsheet guru posted this quote on our team's thread today. And wow, did it resonate with me. After writing the blog last night, I think t... Read more
Advantages, Round 2 (Why am I still rebelling?)
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      6 comments

When we first read Beck last year, I wrote this blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6504206 and there's not a line on it that's still not true. These are all top notch, 100% truths. ... Read more
Day 1 on Day 3: Time to Stop Rebelling
Wednesday, June 27, 2018      11 comments

I asked my friend Becky (BECKYLIVES) to read the Beck Diet Solution with me, with the intent of picking the best challenges for use as Wellness Focuses for the next challenge round with the Minion Cadet Squad for BLC 38. We’re supposed to be on... Read more
Recording the History - My Day Volunteering at Ironman Lake Tahoe 2013
Sunday, January 04, 2015      6 comments

I wrote this as a team post months ago, and someone happened to just read it today and comment on it, and I decided to post the story here, to keep it close. For those who don't know what an Ironman race is, it's a 1 day (17 hour) event whe... Read more
SparkLife... the early years.
Sunday, January 13, 2013      11 comments

This blog is the introduction text that was on my SparkPage. I decided it was time for a change, but don't want to lose this part of my journey, so I'm posting it here. ------------- Welcome to my SparkPage. When I started out on thi... Read more
I am a Triathlete
Sunday, September 09, 2012      29 comments

I am a TRIATHLETE! 1/2 mile swim emoticon 20 mile bike ... Read more
Reflections, Perspective, Thanks
Saturday, December 31, 2011      14 comments

A note: I am adapting the bulk of this blog from a SparkMail message I sent to the 30somethings with 100+ pounds to lose SparkTeam on 12/31/11. This is obviously the time of year for reflections and for planning for the coming year... and... Read more
It’s So Much Better in the Rain
Sunday, June 05, 2011      35 comments

It’s been a while… a long while, since I’ve written a blog. So much has happened since the last one. It’s hard to know where to start, other than “It’s so much better in the rain.” I’d say sunshine, but although it’s June, we’ve had more rai... Read more
I Can. I Will. I Believe.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      31 comments

This entry started out as a post for one of my teams chat threads and morphed into a blog... To give a little background, I started having some hip pain in November and pretty much ignored it until I had nerve pain in my back/butt/leg and was ... Read more
What a difference a year makes...
Monday, February 16, 2009      64 comments

So I've been thinking about posting another blog for quite some time... thought I'd do it when I reached 100 pounds lost... thought I'd do it when I reached Onederland... but it just didn't happen... so now I'm sitting down to write on my On... Read more
Breaking 300 - Going Down!
Monday, March 10, 2008      17 comments

Last year, I'd been flirting with 300 - usually weighing in around 295-298... then one day, I stepped on the scale and it read 301. I thought I was going to sink through the floor... and promptly got depressed and ate at least half a bag of S... Read more
My Story...
Monday, February 25, 2008      22 comments

I'm sleepless tonight for a good reason! I've just had a really good weekend! It used to be so hard on the weekends to not eat junk all day long... now that's so not the case! I'm so grateful to SparkPeople for this chance to change... I'm ... Read more