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Making Success Real
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      17 comments

I have now lost 50 pounds. I still have a long way to go, but I'm celebrating some success right now. I still have a long way to go, but I keep myself motivated to reach ... Read more
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Saturday, April 26, 2014      197 comments

The thing that I most often have to remind myself is that number one rule: Stay motivated--No Matter What. Because motivation IS something that has to be continually renew... Read more
What You Do Today Can Improve All Your Tomorrows
Friday, April 25, 2014      19 comments

This morning I woke up early and was reminded of an old love: tea. We had picked up some packets of chai tea when we got groceries the other day and since I gave myself a ... Read more
Believe in Yourself
Thursday, April 24, 2014      6 comments

This week I lost a pound. And what kept me focused and motivated was a strong belief in myself and my fitness goals. And so, with this accomplishment, I have put special e... Read more
Transform Your Thinking or you will continue to struggle...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      6 comments

It's that time of the month: evaluating how things went during the month and deciding how to proceed from there. One thing that I noticed I was struggling with during the ... Read more
It's Never Too Late To Start Being...Happy!
Sunday, April 20, 2014      12 comments

This morning my Sparkcoach suggested I blog about the last setback I had and what I learned from it. He also gave me some advice on bouncing back from setbacks and pointe... Read more
Mentality is Everything
Saturday, April 19, 2014      3 comments

For me it's been an exceptional weekend so far. I've found that really mentality is everything and if I wake up feeling positive, ambitious, focused, and strong then I've ... Read more
Changing Patterns of Thought
Thursday, April 17, 2014      4 comments

I have learned that the most important thing is our patterns of thought and it came to my attention that over the past week I had been falling into patterns that weren't ... Read more
Breaking 200
Friday, April 11, 2014      12 comments

I lost another pound this week, bringing me down to 205. Just five pounds away from 200! So, I am slowly making my way back towards being able to put a ONE at the front of... Read more
Punch the Laziness in the Face
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      5 comments

It's not always easy to stay motivated and on track. Sometimes you just have those days where you feel so lazy, you just can't convince yourself you've been making any pro... Read more
Be Proud of Yourself
Thursday, April 03, 2014      4 comments

I think it's important to focus on the positives each week rather than dwelling on the negatives. And to be proud of ourselves for each step we take towards our goals as ... Read more
Dreams Have No Expiration Date
Saturday, March 29, 2014      8 comments

As we wrap up March and April approaches, and the weather begins to warm up, the snow begins to melt, and I've started burning tropical fruit scented incense and nautical bree... Read more
One Pound At A Time
Friday, March 28, 2014      8 comments

I haven't been keeping up on Sparkpeople during March, which was partly due to losing my internet for a while, and then when I got it back I went to Madison for a weekend ... Read more
Broke My Plateau
Friday, March 07, 2014      4 comments

Well, a few days ago I finally broke my plateau and am now down to 210 pounds, which was great news, but I didn't really get a chance to enjoy it very much, as immediatel... Read more
Building the New
Saturday, March 01, 2014      7 comments

Today is the first day of March and it feels like a new beginning, not only because winter is (hopefully) working its way out--even if we are still knee-deep in snow at t... Read more

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