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A Great First Week S-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g To An Awesome Second Week...
Sunday, September 28, 2014      11 comments

I lost 2 pounds during week 1 of the 5% challenge. I have 6 more to lose (in 7 weeks) to hit my goal. I am feeling good and feel like I am going to do this! I was sick last week, and in fact, ended up with bronchitis. I still need a nap ... Read more
A Doctor's Visit I Didn't Expect...
Thursday, September 25, 2014      20 comments

Part 2!! So, earlier today I shared that I was avoiding my family Doctor because I was worried he was going to suggest medication for high cholesterol. I have been battling it for a while - I have bad genes!! ... Read more
Avoiding The Family Doctor...
Thursday, September 25, 2014      13 comments

I have been fighting flu-like symptoms all week. And now I am having coughing fits. Guess I am going to have to wave the white flag and go to my Doctor. Truth is that I have been procrastinating because I know he is going to tell me I need to... Read more
Looking For Inspiration? There is Deena Kastor...
Monday, September 22, 2014      6 comments

te-runners/a-good-long-run Deena Kastor, age 41 - crushed the Master's Half Marathon World Record running in at 1hr 09mins and 36 seconds this weekend at the Philly Rock-N-Roll HM. The article a... Read more
Day 2 - 5% Fall Challenge...
Sunday, September 21, 2014      9 comments

Today I felt great when I woke up, then all of a sudden around 10 am things started going down hill. My throat was feeling a little "scratchy". I thought it was allergy related, but then, all of a sudden energy depleted my body and I was freezi... Read more
My Roxy Turned 7 Today...
Friday, September 19, 2014      19 comments

She is such a sweet girl. She goes almost everywhere with us. I am blessed. ... Read more
Healthy vs Skinny and Our Kids...
Thursday, September 18, 2014      17 comments

-its-not-just-about-the-pounds/ Everything out there is about LOSING weight. I never really noticed how bad it was until my son was diagnosed with anorexia last year. Our kid... Read more
You Inspire Me...
Saturday, September 13, 2014      21 comments

SparkPeople sent me an email yesterday that I have become a "SparkPeople Motivator" based on your votes. Thank you. I do have to say, I feel like I got to this place for selfish reasons! I love to read how you are all doing and am so moti... Read more
My 27th Wedding Anniversary...
Friday, September 12, 2014      15 comments

Today is my 27th wedding anniversary. I married a great man. We have had our share of ups and downs - mainly because we have kids! - but we have always worked as a "team" and I am so grateful that he has chosen to be part of my life. Tod... Read more
Let There Be Peace On Earth...
Thursday, September 11, 2014      8 comments

It many ways, 9/11/2001 seems like yesterday. I vividly remember that morning, how I was alerted, who I was talking to. The helpless feeling I had when a mother of one o... Read more
Checking In...
Monday, September 08, 2014      17 comments

It's been such a crazy week! Last Sunday we moved my younger son out of his townhouse. He left Tuesday for boot camp. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday I helped my other son pack up his townhouse and Saturday we loaded the truck. ... Read more
My Running Streak Lives On...
Sunday, August 31, 2014      12 comments

Today marks Day 24 of my running streak. I am now in the habit of running again. I have not permitted ANY excuses not to run everyday (I would have before). My husband has been very supportive too - he takes Roxy out while I run, and waits fo... Read more
Sending Off Both Sons... (video blog)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      12 comments

My husband and I threw a "send-off" party for my younger son on Saturday. He is headed off to boot camp for the National Guard. I had a lot of fun designing everything. Here was the "mess hall"... ... Read more
Coming Through...
Friday, August 22, 2014      14 comments

Lots to do today. School starts Monday. As a school Administrator, this is the busiest time of year. Figuring out classes by the hour - literally. I am always amazed at how many people wait until the last minute. Monday there will be m... Read more
The Power of A Streak...
Sunday, August 17, 2014      8 comments

Day 662 SparkPeople Login Day 78 lunch/salad streak Day 10 running streak I enter everything I consume in the Spark Food Tracker and all my exercise in the Spar... Read more

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