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Wednesday, November 16, 2011      1 comments

I did it on 9/15. I was lukewarm about it, "just trying it", and not sure I would KEEP doing it. I gave up meat, dairy, and eggs -- anything with a face or a mother. Why? I don't have an ethical issue about animals, frankly. I'm sure ... Read more
Clean the Basement!
Monday, May 31, 2010      5 comments

Getting my life in order and becoming healthy involves much much more than just losing weight! This weekend we focused on cleaning the basement office. While we are no where near complete, we made REAL progress and I can already sense how much... Read more
The Evolution of a Spark person (me!)
Monday, May 17, 2010      4 comments

I was thinking about my "life as a Sparkperson" as evidenced by the Sparkteams which I have joined (and unjoined). At first, I was all excited about the sparkpeople.com site and all it had to offer. With starry eyes, I joined about 10 di... Read more
Biggest Loser
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      1 comments

Watching Biggest Loser is so inspiring! What they do in four months is just amazing. I realize that every day, eating right, moving my body, keeping my mind motivated and awake. I can do it too!! Even it it take three times as long, it will ... Read more
Panera's Calories
Thursday, April 08, 2010      7 comments

Loving Panera's -- they are now posting calorie counts on their menu for EVERY food item. It makes eating there so easy! And the food tastes GREAT.... Read more
Kickin it up
Saturday, April 03, 2010      0 comments

Since I have been working from my treadmill desk, I have not been able to use my heart rate monitor because the treadmill was registering "a heart rate" even if I was not wearing the monitor! I assumed it was picking up interference from the w... Read more
Sugar be GONE
Thursday, April 01, 2010      3 comments

So I have been working at my home-office-professional job on my treadmill desk since January. It has been three full months since I have been walking at least 35 miles and as high as 50 miles PER WEEK. Have I lost a bunch of weight? Nope. ... Read more
One Word List -- Fun!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? chaise Spouse? Yes! Your hair? quality Your mothe... Read more
Laundry list of victories
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      3 comments

Here is a list of little things I have noticed since focusing on my health. Start date: Jan 1, 2010 Fitness: Doing my work from my treadmill desk, walking an average of 35 miles per week at slow speeds Nutrition: Taking vitamins dai... Read more
Spring is coming!!
Sunday, March 07, 2010      2 comments

Looking forward to warmer weather and fresh air!... Read more
Life is Long
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      0 comments

I love that saying... "Life is long." I don't know who said it first. We always say, "Life is short...." to justify indulging in the moment, or saying exactly what we think regardless of hurting feelings, or buying that new thing... Life is sh... Read more
Blog for Points
Friday, February 19, 2010      6 comments

This one is just for sparkpoints. You can stop reading it. Went to a movie, brought some dark chocolate covered cranberries. Delish. Drank water. Movie was just okay. Better than staying home! All for now, blog done. I promi... Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

Today is the start of Lent for folks who are Christian. In my case, I am Catholic Christian. This is a time when we try to "fast" to come into community with the poor and hungry. This will move us toward a greater understanding of the "essent... Read more
Sparkpoints and Consistency
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

I have come to the realization that consistently logging on to Sparkpeople and working my way through the Sparkpoints list is very similar to consistently MOVING and watching my food intake. It's like this: little, seemingly insignificant, act... Read more
Got the Januaries
Sunday, January 24, 2010      4 comments

Yup. I'm bored. AND boring. Seen Avatar twice now. No good movies out there... gray sky, gray mood. I'm actually looking forward to Monday when I can climb back onto my tread desk and walk and work the day away! I need to find a really go... Read more

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