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The 8 Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge--Closing Week 7
Friday, March 11, 2011      1 comments

I have been participating in the 8 Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge seven weeks now, and it just occurred to me to look back at the goals I set at the beginning of the challenge to see how well I am doing. As I write this blog I think it woul... Read more
Leap of Faith and the Caloric Intake Range!!!
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      1 comments

I recently did the calculations in the article: https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/
ation101.asp only to find that the caloric intake I needed to lose weight at the rate of 2# a week was approx 1335 calories a day. ... Read more
Blood Sugar Fluctuation and Exercising
Monday, March 07, 2011      3 comments

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Sunday Afternoon Naps are the BEST!!!
Sunday, March 06, 2011      2 comments

When I was in college I purchased a T-shirt with the caption, "I have a double major: Eating and Sleeping!" Garfield was sprawled across a pile of books sleeping with a huge portion of lasagna by his side. I think that Tee was among the things t... Read more
Commitment + Accountability = Consistency
Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

I asked a friend about the weakest link in their armour: Commitment, Follow Through, Determination, or Accountability I attribute a large part of my success to date to WONDERFUL friends who are willing to invest time and energy into my jour... Read more
Determination and Accountability MARCH Challenge
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      2 comments

I joined the challenge today and managed to fulfill all components. I intended to join yesterday, but got distracted by my immense desire to eat everything in sight. Thankfully my trainer and my SP friends helped get me over the hurdle. Mainta... Read more
HELP!!! I want to eat everything in sight!
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      2 comments

Got up and went to the gym for strngth training at 6:15 this morning. On the way out the door, to the gym I ate a piece of string cheese and 1/4 oz of almonds. After workout I had a protein shake, when I got home I ate another string cheese... Read more
Caretaking and taking care of myself....
Monday, February 28, 2011      4 comments

I read two blogs today. Taking Time Off to Recharge My Batteries by Nancy Howard and When Sparkfriends Disappear by Ashley1977T. The two blogs combined made me think back to an e-mail I broadcast on April 18, 2006. I have decided to share that ... Read more
Revisiting discarded memories, first date in years, training update
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

Yet another omnibus log. I just don't seem to have as much time to sit at my computer as I used too....could it be because I am SPARKED!!!! Had to apologize to my FB friends for neglecting them. I did explain that over 3000 minutes in the last... Read more
Discarded Memories...
Thursday, February 24, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I got a call from a friend who told me that she had heard that the building I had moved out of had recently been totally emptied and everything went onto a construction dumpster. I went numb. I had lived in an apt in the building on tw... Read more
Business Wellness Challenge Week 1 of 12
Monday, February 21, 2011      4 comments

emoticon The first week of the wellness challenge has come to an end. According to their scales I lost 2.5 poun... Read more
Walk Run Training Weeks 1 and 2
Friday, February 18, 2011      2 comments

Tonight I finished the second week of walk/run training. I am excited that I have had the tenacity to follow through with training schedule. Two of six sessions--one each week-- have been under the supervision of my trainer, the other four have ... Read more
Business Wellness Challenge....
Thursday, February 17, 2011      3 comments

Just to make sure that I maintain motivation, determination, and willingness to be held accountable... Today I registered to participate in a county-wide Business Wellness Challenge. It should prove interesting... I am participating as a membe... Read more
Setting Goals ...and...The Lord is My Valentine!
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

I must begin this blog with an apology for all the many, many, many times I have rolled my eyes and sighed when well meaning people have encouraged me to set goals and put them in writing! It was not until I was diagnosed with diabetes and joine... Read more
I am DETERMINED and I want to be held ACCOUNTABLE!!!
Thursday, February 10, 2011      5 comments

A fellow team member asked me how they could hold me accountable and it really got me thinking. I like this status that the Determination and Accountability Team suggested at the beginning of the month and I have used it frequently since it was ... Read more

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