BCHARIE
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presents
Friday, April 17, 2015      8 comments

There is nothing more inspiring than new "toys" to help get into the exercise mode. So, today I bought 2 new shiny kettle bells. :) And it was a good workout!... Read more
Raise the bar
Monday, April 13, 2015      1 comments

I went back and re-read some blogs I wrote over the years. Its good to review where you come from and despite set backs, progress was made. I have to say, I am grateful for Sparkpeople, cause it helps me continually evolve. It nudges me to b... Read more
Night Shift, waaaaa, waa, waaaa
Saturday, April 04, 2015      1 comments

I work night shift and it's a killer. It kills the day I have to work...sleep so I can stay up all night and the day after, sleep cause I'm wiped out. It kills the metabolism. My poor body doesn't know whats up. Shift workers statistically di... Read more
Lymphoma guy inspires me!
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      2 comments

Tonight at work (RN, bone marrow transplant unit) my patient showed me pictures of him pre-diagnosis. He was massive, ripped muscles, the result of huge commitment to getting and staying strong. I said " you look very intimidating. I use to p... Read more
SPARKIFICATION TIME!!!!!
Monday, March 09, 2015      1 comments

I was last here in 2010, and I'm back! I weigh the same which is pretty remarkable. It IS time to accomplish my goals. IT IS TIME!!! The last year illustrated the need repeatedly. Nothing like turning 65 to wake a person up or if that does... Read more
Ride that pony!
Thursday, May 06, 2010      2 comments

Alright, I have been off eating, and behaving badly, well sort of. I haven't been here at any rate, so time to get back on the pony and do whats right. I broke a rib but it's getting better so back to the gym and get the exercise thing up to s... Read more
Viewing Success
Thursday, March 25, 2010      2 comments

I just spent some time reading a bunch of blogs and many write about the binges of chocolate and stress related eating however, they come back to spark and revisit the plan. I love that. Success is coming back again and again and AGAIN to bas... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, March 22, 2010      1 comments

Ya gotta love monday, it's like the beginning, at least it always with my mom. She ALWAYS started a "diet" on Monday. I am not going to start a "diet" but this Monday starts two weeks of night shift. Not eating at normal times, trying to ma... Read more
March 11th
Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

emoticonhad 2 marvelous days. Yesterday I went to the gym and worked my butt off, felt really exhilarating too. Drank all my water, and logged... Read more
I'm done!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      5 comments

I'm done with the destructive behaviors that I have been doing the last 4 weeks plus or minus. I am going to the gym today for the first time this month, I am going to stop random, eating with wreckless abandon. I am going to get back on all ... Read more
I'm done!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

I'm done being distructive. I switched out coffee for green tea and for the first time in a week I woke and have remained headacheless. I am hitting the gym today for the first time this month and really didn't get much gym time in last mont... Read more
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

I can't remember a year that I haven't worked Ash Wednesday. Chaplain's always come to the unit and bring ashes and bless us. I grew up in the church. I have always felt a spiritual pull, so this year being home is a bit strange, but I think ... Read more
WOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      1 comments

I did it! I exceeded my exercise minutes for the month and I still have a few days to go. I am at 1060...goal of 1041! We can do whatever we set out minds too! ... Read more
It's MONDAY!
Monday, January 25, 2010      1 comments

My mother use to always say "I'm starting my diet on monday." Sometimes she would start on Monday, but most of the time we weren't sure which monday she was going to start, and then there was the inevitable lapse. I am following in her footstep... Read more
THE PLAN
Monday, January 11, 2010      1 comments

In church yesterday the minister was talking about God arriving with a plan. Adam and Eve had opportunity to mess up, eating the apple, that led to destruction, but God had a plan, redemption. It's powerful, people with a plan are powerful. ... Read more

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