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A Taste of Norway: YUM!
Saturday, January 21, 2017      3 comments

Today, my Awesome A Team sets out to virtual Norway... home of my ancestors. So, I thought I would share a healthy version of a Norwegian favorite: KÃ…LRULETTER: AN OLD NORWEGIAN RECIPE GETS A LIFT Here is the link to the recipe: http... Read more
Pump It Up
Thursday, January 19, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday is in the past, and today I "pumped it up" with some great motivational tunes for my workout. Thought I would share a few of my favorites. So grab a work out mat, or weights, or your walking shoes and...... that's right....... PUMP ... Read more
Hard day
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      20 comments

Today is a hard day. I almost never cry. Not that I think there is anything wrong with crying. I am almost always the positive minded, optimistic, find the silver lining kind of person. It is rare to see me without a beaming smile on my face. ... Read more
The Year of Me.... or is it?
Monday, January 09, 2017      4 comments

When summer ended, I started the school year (my daughter's school year, that is) with a fantastic plan. This will be the YEAR OF ME, I proclaimed! Since you don't know me, you will not realize that is a very big statement for me. I am always t... Read more
Why weight? (A pun and yet, also true)
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      8 comments

SparkPeople didn't abandon me. No, I abandoned SparkPeople. Busy life....(as I cough over the word "EXCUSE"). I hate excuses. So, busy life or not... summer or not.... vacation or not... it is still excuses. There will always be stuff to do and... Read more
Sugar Journal for Challenge
Friday, April 15, 2016      2 comments

So, I am doing one of the challenges that has to do with Sweet Tooth with my niece. I am on the step to journal for this month whenever I have a sweet craving. As I mostly crave comfort foods, I doubt there will be much, but I promise to journ... Read more
.5 lb to go
Friday, February 12, 2016      7 comments

I have a 1/2 lb left to lose to reach my first goal. I've broken my weight loss into 5 goals of 10 lbs each. I can do this! I'm feeling better each day.... Read more
Fit Food Challenge
Saturday, February 06, 2016      2 comments

I started the Fit Food Challenge today. I looked over the 4 week of provided menu and found that I cook much healthier than what is listed there. I did choose some of the foods to do and I will share those here. There rest, I will pass on. Also,... Read more
NEW Fitness Goals
Saturday, February 06, 2016      3 comments

Completing one of the daily tasks on a SP challenge, I established the following goals: 30 day goal (March 6) 1 more push up in fit test 1 more crunch in fit test HR improve by 10-15 seconds lose 4 more lbs. May 16th goal ... Read more
Do I Measure Up?
Monday, January 25, 2016      1 comments

I might be showing my age here, but I remember hearing the phrase "How do you measure up?" as I was growing up. The question of comparison. Me, you, him, her, them, etc. Today, I am looking at my measurements in various ways, but in no wa... Read more
Challenge Accepted :)
Monday, January 25, 2016      6 comments

My niece and I are working on two of the challenges right now (she actually has 3 because she is doing the new member one, too... Go girl!). Our challenge today for the Resolutions challenge is to practice good steps for eating out. I was ... Read more
Saturday, January 23, 2016      3 comments

I have motivation from many sources. A great online source is in Spark People at http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
ource/quotes.asp. Offline and online, I have my motivators... my nieces, my husband, my daughter, my parents, my sister, m... Read more
Great blog find
Saturday, January 23, 2016      1 comments

I found a great blog today! Check it out http://simplifythyme.weebly.co
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Support is key
Sunday, January 10, 2016      1 comments

I've tried before to get fit and had set backs. My most recent was an ACL tear. So, what's different this time? I have a lot more support. My family, friends and SPARK are all cheering me on and it makes a big impact. I will succeed this time!... Read more
Challenge Accepted
Saturday, January 09, 2016      1 comments

Added two new challenges to my Sparks today. Plus, my niece is joining me in the challenges. Day 1 completed for both. Can't wait for Day 2!... Read more

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