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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dipping but not Diving
Sunday, February 28, 2010      43 comments

Have you ever had a sequence of events happen that seemed to set you into a downward spiral. One moment you were fine and the next minute things are dipping and twirling out of control? That was my Friday. I must confess that the blog I w... Read more
Be Brave, be Bold, be Fierce and be Fabulous (WARNING . . . Lots of Photos)
Saturday, February 27, 2010      46 comments

Some on you will recognize that as my favorite tag line and daily mantra. I want to be BRAVE when learning or trying something new This year I have a lot of new things I have tried and enjoyed! First, I bravely stepped out of a shadow... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Packing My Bags for Skinny Town
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      111 comments

I am so excited about this trip that I am planning! So many have told me about the adventures they had along their trip, I just have to experience it for myself! But, I don't want to do this trip alone! It is long, it is hard and I'm a little... Read more
You Can't Rest on Your Former Glory
Friday, February 19, 2010      36 comments

Have you ever hear the phrase "You can't rest on your former glory"? No one cares that you once won an award. It's not relevant to the present. That you used to be thin, doesn't matter today. No one cares that you once won a race... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Torn Between Two Lovers (not what you think)
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      209 comments

I have this dilemma. Lately I have been seeing this guy and he makes me feel so good. His name is Mr. Gym. He entices me to come spent time with him with promises of building sexy tone muscle. He whispers in my ear “you know you love the wa... Read more
Planning to Succeed Everyday!
Sunday, February 14, 2010      27 comments

I plan to succeed every day. Part of my success today was planned a day or two in advance. On Friday afternoon, during my lunch break I make my grocery list. I've already decided what foods I plan to make and we eat a very clean whole foods ... Read more
I am THE Go-Go Gladiator Girl!
Saturday, February 13, 2010      27 comments

Long run day. Six miles. The temps are too low and streets too icy for an outside run. Running on the treadmill is a mental game for me. I park my car at the gym. Adjust my ball cap low over my dark sunglasses. Lock and load, it time to do... Read more
Waiting to Weigh
Friday, February 12, 2010      20 comments

I asked my family to help me with a 'scale intervention’ I needed it. I had gotten into the habit of stepping on the scales every day. Sometime two and three times a day. In the morning, before a run, after a run, before bed. Why? I don’t ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Losing 70lbs in 7 months
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      217 comments

What does losing 7o lbs. in 7 months look like? June 16, 2009 - Purchases a Wii Fit could only stand on it for 6 minutes the first time because of problems with plantar fasciitis. Each day I would get on after work and try to stay on jus... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Onederland!!!!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      164 comments

Sound the Trumpet After much anticipation and hard work, I have finally arrived in that magical land ... Read more
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Monday, February 08, 2010      21 comments

In my early years as a preschool teacher, I worked at a school that used a discipline method called the 90 second discipline. The principle is you the first 30 seconds telling the student what they did wrong and the impact their actions have/ha... Read more
Making a Difference
Saturday, February 06, 2010      18 comments

It is part of our human nature to want to make a difference, to feel like we are contributing something positive. This philanthropic trait runs deep in our desire to reach out a hand and pull up someone who is going through some hard times. Th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Heart Health
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      71 comments

In October of 2008, I had only been at my new job for two weeks when I ended up at the doctor's office with a health crisis. I had the worst headache I had ever known and felt nauseated. When the nurse took my blood pressure it was 180/110. I... Read more
The Hardest Pound to Lose
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      29 comments

I promise you, the hardest pound to lose is the one closest to your goal!!! I've been inching my way toward this same goal for a month. I started the month of January at 208.8. In the past I have been able to lost 8 - 10 pounds every month. ... Read more
Day 27 & 28 Boot Camp BEST 5k EVER!!!
Saturday, January 30, 2010      11 comments

This morning I got up earlier than I wanted to on a Saturday, because I had a 5 mile run scheduled and the gym was only going to be opened until 10 a.m. I'm not a very fast runner and five miles is longer than I've ever run, so I was giving mys... Read more

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