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Running makes it all so much easier
Friday, August 10, 2018      7 comments

Today I was able to get a morning run in for the first time in almost a week. I find that on days that I get in my run...my eating is much more intentional and my head is clearer. Does anyone else have that experience???... Read more
Doing this!
Monday, July 09, 2018      5 comments

I will no longer make excuses. Yes, life gets messy but that will not derail me any more. Little habits practiced daily were the key to my success and they will also bring me back to success!!!! So...I am back to logging daily and will also re... Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      1 comments

Well....I am still here though I did not blog a few days. Busy! I still have not discovered what fitness challenge I want to tackle. I am really interested in adding some bodybuilding to my running. Still....for me to move forward with gusto... Read more
Need a new fitness goal!
Friday, October 14, 2016      3 comments

Ok....Day 2 of being back at it. I realize that I need to have a fitness goal to work towards to be my most successful self. So....now I need to pick one!!! Either a new half marathon or maybe a sprint triathlon. When our foster baby leaves ... Read more
I am BACK!
Thursday, October 13, 2016      4 comments

Well...I had much success with Spark People. I hit goal weight and maintained for awhile. Then....I got sidetracked when I started taking in foster babies and my daughter's went away to college. So...I put on some of the weight. Now....I nee... Read more
Compassion International Marathon
Friday, January 03, 2014      11 comments

Tomorrow I begin my official training for my marathon in May to benefit Team Compassion. Here is the link to my fundraising page. team.compassion.com/site
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Running a marathon for Compassion
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      13 comments

After completing my goal of running a half marathon, I experienced the need to add another challenge. Having hit goal weight and subsequently maintaining my weight, I find that having non-weight goals are key to staying motivated. So, what was... Read more
Emotional eating ...Then versus now
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      17 comments

I am an emotional eater at times...Always have been.. Before Spark People, my emotional eating would be in the form of cookies, chips, etc. Basically, the typical comfort foods....On my quest to health, I started consuming LOTS of veggies, fru... Read more
Approaching Valentine's Day!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      8 comments

emoticon As we approach the holiday of love, chocolates, and romance... I am thinking about Hearts.... No, not t... Read more
Blog that was brought about by a commercial with Ben Affleck.
Sunday, January 27, 2013      9 comments

I was just innocently watching a Monk marathon on tv, when a commercial came on with the ever so handsome, Ben Affleck... It was for the organization End Hunger... Now, I had no plan on writing a blog today....I was just going to rest this eve... Read more
Ideas needed for surprise 20th anniversary!!!!!!
Thursday, January 24, 2013      8 comments

Hello SP friends... My DH and I will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of our first date pretty soon, and I NEED your help. ... Read more
Rewards for maintenance?????????
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      12 comments

Hello everyone! As part of my journey in weight loss, I would give myself rewards for pounds lost....a new haircut, outfit, etc. Now, that it is going on almost 2 yrs. at goal, I am wondering if I should give myself rewards as time passe... Read more
For the love of lonnnnnnnnggg runs!!!
Monday, January 21, 2013      5 comments

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I am NOT disappointed in Lance Armstrong
Saturday, January 19, 2013      12 comments

There....Now I bet I got your attention....... emoticon The reason that I am not disappointed in Lance Armstron... Read more
I NEED to pick a half marathon to aim for......
Friday, January 18, 2013      5 comments

After having the very vague goal of finishing a half marathon this year, I realize that I need to actually nail down the specific race that I want to run. We know from the success of the SP program that small measurable goals are the way to mak... Read more

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