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Doc says I gotta
Thursday, March 22, 2018      3 comments

Friends and me hanging out and playing some games. Okay everybody. It has been a while since I have been here, but I know it is the right thing... Read more
Here we go again
Friday, December 28, 2012      5 comments

With the encouragement of several friends, I am once again starting over. I've gained back a lot of the weight that I took off back in 2007. Not all of it, but a lot. While I still have no taste for junk foods, I found myself overindulging mo... Read more
Beginning Again
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      6 comments

How many times have I posted this blog? How many more times will I do it before it finally sticks? After yet another struggle with overmedication, I have climbed back on the bandwagon. Food is not my friend right now, with my stomach rebellin... Read more
Long hard year
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      6 comments

As I begin the new year, it is with hope that this year will bring positive change. The past year has undone most of what I worked so hard to achieve here on Spark. The fight with breast cancer added those 30 pounds back and zapped my energy. ... Read more
It's finally good to be sore!
Friday, August 13, 2010      8 comments

Sure, I've been sore for months. But this morning is different. This morning, I'm sore because I actually used muscles. I can feel the muscles in my legs, glutes, and abs! I had forgotten what a wonderful feeling it is to wake up in the morn... Read more
A revelation
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      3 comments

I realized today that I was hungry. Really hungry. I knew there wasn't a good reason for it, yet my stomach was growling for something. Then an article came across my inbox on protein. eatthis.womenshealthmag.
com/blog/truth-about... Read more
The long hard road
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      3 comments

This past year has been one of many changes and surprises. November '09 was particularly memorable. I was diagnosed with breast cancer and met an amazing man. Over the course of the next six months, my body went through the rigors of chemo. ... Read more
Getting the House in Order
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      5 comments

My story is far from unique. It has been told a hundred times on the pages of this site. I was doing so well. I was a success story. From February 7, 2007 to May 2007 I lost 30 pounds. It was an amazing odyssey. I felt great about myself a... Read more
Lessons from Korea
Friday, August 08, 2008      6 comments

I know it's been quite a while since I've put anything here. I've been focusing more on my "real life" and less on Spark, but still on plan. I was also planning and then taking the trip of a lifetime. I spent 9 days in the Republic of Korea. ... Read more
Summertime fun & Goals for July
Monday, June 30, 2008      1 comments

This summer is crazy. I've been very active, eating healthy, and enjoying every minute. I just haven't been here. I apologize to my Spark Friends who have missed me. For most of the summer I will be in and out. I'm way behind at work, so I... Read more
Sidetracked again ... who's shocked? (Not me)
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      3 comments

What is easy? It is easy to make excuses. It is easy to tell myself "tomorrow." It is easy to say "just one." It is easy to think "I'm mostly good." It is easy to say "I don't feel up to it right now." It is e... Read more
Check another off the list ... Anyone know Korean?
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      5 comments

Last night I did something unthinkable. I booked international airfare to the Republic of Korea. My brother is currently stationed there with the US Army and our family has been discussing visiting him for quite some time. We finally took the... Read more
What's good for the body ...
Friday, May 16, 2008      3 comments

This week's challenge for GonnaBFit focused on digestion. At the end of the week the assignment is to write a blog about whether we think it made a difference. I'm here to tell you that it really didn't. Most of the things that were assigned ... Read more
Again and again and again ...
Thursday, May 08, 2008      2 comments

I've said it so many times. I'm tired of the status quo. I need to refocus. I need to find my inner motivation. Last week, one of my teams posted a link to Spark's bootcamp. I realized how much trouble I was having keeping going and how muc... Read more
Welcome Back Frolic!
Tuesday, April 22, 2008      3 comments

Tax season has departed and with it my "second job." While I kept largely to my food plan for the duration, I still struggle with exercise. It's so easy to fall into bad habits. At the moment I'm struggling with a bad cold that has left me wi... Read more

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