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A Minor Celebrity Of Sorts!
Thursday, December 01, 2011      9 comments

This article was in our local community newspaper and I was very pleased. This is as good as the copy would get, I just wanted to post it as it was. It was actually t... Read more
How BLC-17 Helped Me Get Over A Huddle!
Monday, November 28, 2011      6 comments

Sometimes, it takes a lot to inspire me. When I first started SP, I was really excited and lost thirty pounds within the first six months, but something happened and when I started getting healthy and looking slimmer, I started to slip back int... Read more
The HM That Almost Wasn't - Just About Had My First DNF!!
Thursday, November 17, 2011      21 comments

I was so excited and so looking forward to my HM last Sunday. I had trained well and I really was expecting a PR, but that just goes to show you, ya never know what fate has in store for you. We left Fort Myers early Saturday morning and had a b... Read more
Final Week Before My HM!
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      11 comments

Man, the times just flies! I can hardly believe that I am going to Fort Lauderdale this weekend to run my HM. I have been training hard and this year, I am pushing to beat my time of 2:55. I remember how thrilled I was just to finish the race ... Read more
OMG, I Covered My Whole Bingo Card!
Friday, November 04, 2011      6 comments

OMG! What a fun way to track your progress. This one is really a motivator! I updated my results to show that I covered my whole card yesterday. Wow, Let's hear it for bonus points. This morning was my last long run before my race next wee... Read more
Oh My It's Getting Late!
Monday, October 31, 2011      8 comments

Unfortunately, I was really sick for a few days this weekend and couldn't give this challenge my all, but there were some things I could accomplish and I did my best. I was feeling better Saturday, but didn't want to push it too hard. This morn... Read more
I Don't Know How They Come Up With These Things, But I Like It!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      7 comments

I have to tip my hat to the team administrators and captains, they sure come up with lots of fun, interesting, calorie burning ideas. I am ready to get started, who doesn't like a Fairy Tale ending! BLC TWISTED FAIRY TALES! Thre... Read more
We Are Having A Pillow Fight! I Feel Like A Kid Again!
Friday, October 07, 2011      7 comments

This challenge has a lot of parts, so I want to make sure I get them all and this is the best way for me to keep track of my progress. Just the name sounds like fun and makes you want to join in. WEEK 5- Pillow Fight P= Psst Leave a g... Read more
Making Sure I Hit My Mark!
Saturday, October 01, 2011      11 comments

I made a vow to myself to work hard on the weekend challenges because the people in the BLC team that are really successful work at it every day. I spent a lot of time fooling around and saw that I really wasn't serious about making my weight g... Read more
Been Here Before And I don't Want To Blow It This Time!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      13 comments

Hello 154, my new friend. I know you and we have met many times before, but for some reason, you only stay for a little while and I move on up the ladder to a bigger number that seems to want to visit forever. Well, I'm here to tell you, I am ... Read more
Its Just Easier To Add Up My Challenge Points This Way!
Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

I had a very busy weekend and was not at home long enough to sit at my computer, but I was very active and I am still eating almost all fruits and vegetables, so I was still able to track this challenge for the weekend. I am home today and will ... Read more
My Scale Is No Longer On Probation!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      11 comments

I bought a new scale last month because my digital scale didn't know how to count. I thought "heck with technology", I want a plain old scale that will show me a tenth of a pound. I don't have the scale the doctors use, but mine is pretty close... Read more
2nd Weekend Challenge!
Friday, September 16, 2011      6 comments

I am so excited to keep the trend going. Another great challenge should help. H = Hydrate your body (1pt. for every 8oz.) U = Unite on the thread (5pts. per day). S = Stimulate your muscles (1pt. for every 12 reps). T = Track every... Read more
First Weekend Challenge!
Thursday, September 08, 2011      6 comments

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Its Quintuplets!!!!
Sunday, September 04, 2011      16 comments

Sometimes, the weather will fool a Swallowtail butterfly into thinking it is winter and cause them to stay in their chrysalis much longer that normal. I have released over 170 Monarch and Sulphur butterflies this year, but my Swallowtails just ... Read more

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