THANK You sir may I have another....
Thursday, February 06, 2020 10 comments
Do we all remember Animal House when Kevin Bacon's character (yup that little College Freshie was Kevin Bacon back in the day) was bent over with the fraternity brother and the antagonist of the movie was using the paddle to swat him? Tha... Read more
To infinity and beyond!
Monday, January 06, 2020 5 comments
Here is what I celebrate! In 2019 I had a year of coming off of one of the longest healing and physical obstacles to overcome in my life from 2018. Gained EVERYTHING back, felt horrible and had the reality of a loved one with a major life even... Read more
The black hole tried to suck me back in!
Monday, October 28, 2019 4 comments
Hi all! I post triumphantly over a very stressful experience I had with my family this weekend. I love my father, but let's refer to him as a life sucking black hole. My mother passed away in 2013. He was not a good husband, and leave th... Read more
Shook for September
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 1 comments
Hello fellow sparkers! I felt as if my last few blogs this year only led me to a downfall of failure. The good news is, regardless of gaining everything I lost back. It took that and a few life events to shake me up and wake me up at th... Read more
Several attempts at reboot, this time is better!
Thursday, May 23, 2019 1 comments
I last wrote on 4/22 that I was restarting. Well my head was just not in a good place. Work stress and an insatiable appetite made it very hard to get back in the game and good space. I said NO MORE and started back with Keto/intermittent... Read more
Spark ReBOOT starts NOW!
Monday, April 22, 2019 3 comments
Allright, I dreaded logging back on but now that I have, I"m glad I did. I did something this morning that I have not wanted to do. I am back at square one. I officially logged my weight again as my highest. 280. I am frustrated but know eve... Read more
It's all about patience!
Monday, January 21, 2019 5 comments
A fellow sparker posted an image similar this this one in the community feed. I decided I wanted it here on what they call the most depressing Monday of the year. (according to 9 news here in Colorado today) I want it to remind me to be p... Read more
2019, New Knee, New Me!!
Monday, January 07, 2019 1 comments
WOW, My my how the last six months have gone. I had to read through my last blog entry to see where I left off. Once I started PT I noticed a big improvement immediately in my flexion but then it stopped and I mean STOPPED!! I eeked out ... Read more
After surgery, back on track!
Friday, August 17, 2018 3 comments
Can't believe we are in the middle of August. What a summer it has been. I jumped into a pool on 6/10, the day after the busy rush of dance recital season. Pushed up from the bottom and my left knee didn't feel quite right! Later that evenin... Read more
Positively dealing with a stall!
Monday, May 07, 2018 3 comments
Hi all, WOW, I feel like the last four months have FLOWN FLOWN FLOWN!! Where did they go? Being that springtime in the rockies is not my favorite time I year, I am not sad. Wind, 70's one day, freezing with snow the next and then more wi... Read more
One week back - feeling good!
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2 comments
So it took me a couple of months to get my groove back but here I am. I started and stopped so many times since Christmas I felt awful about it! I finally committed to going full out with a low-carb regimen and am so glad I did. I'm over ... Read more
Reminder to myself
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 2 comments
Was checking to see how my Sparkfriends were doing and found this comment I made on their page 700 days ago. Needed to hear this again today: Motivation is hard. I had a lightbulb moment reality check when having my blood pressure checked ... Read more
My train de-railed and now back on the tracks!
Monday, February 05, 2018 1 comments
Hi all! Been away for sometime. I hit a plateau so hard that it got the better of me after I returned from vacation. I was able to lose my 5 pound gain immediately the week after but then was stuck again! Put back on 19 pounds. Ugh,... Read more
Proclaiming from the mountain tops - Muscle does NOT weigh more than fat!
Thursday, August 17, 2017 2 comments
Why do people think muscle weighs more than fat? Muscle mass is concentrated, fat is not, it is "fluffy". Muscles take up less space in your body, so body weight may go up as you add compact, tight muscle mass. Whereas you may be smaller b... Read more
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