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Back to Basics ... The Duck's Twisted Boot Camp, part 2!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      6 comments

To continue on with my discussion of stepping up my fitness program by going back to basics, I am really getting into the idea of running another challenge! Yes, it is easy to get burned out ... but, when you keep the challenge small, and fille... Read more
Back to Basics ... The Duck's Twisted Boot Camp
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      3 comments

I have been taking a really long, hard look at my fitness program and find that since I have surgery pending, I must find alternative forms of exercise. With that said, I realized, today, that a few of my challenges are lacking in motivati... Read more
A duck's contemplation ...
Monday, May 24, 2010      5 comments

Odd, isn't it that when someone tells you not to do something you want to do that something all the more! I was recently told I needed to have surgery on my feet, which ultimately put an end to my marathon training for the time being. So, ... Read more
A ... B ... C ...
Monday, May 24, 2010      3 comments

If you're reading this, you have the honor of copying all these goofy questions and writing your own responses! Paste these instructions in the body of your blog. A - Age: pushing 52 B - Bed size: Full C - Chore you hate: was... Read more
Monday, May 17, 2010      9 comments

I went to the podietrist this morning only to find out the pain in my feet was partially due to the "hardware" left in from a previous surgery, which combined with my workout program has caused a stress fracture. The Xrays also showed the I nee... Read more
OH MY GAWD ... discrimination of a different sort!
Monday, May 10, 2010      13 comments

OK ... we women of size have always felt as thought we were being discriminated against. Yes, I do still include myself as a woman of size ... because that is what I see in the mirror unless I am really looking. And, I never want to forget tha... Read more
OMG ... Sparks is a way of life!
Sunday, May 09, 2010      4 comments

OMG ... OMG ... OMG! When I first started Sparks I was desperate to find a way to lose weight and keep it off. Over time I realized that that was not trick pill, or surgery, or miracle gadget that would get me to where I needed to be. ... Read more
OH MY GAWD ... We the people!
Saturday, May 08, 2010      9 comments

Where else can I go to get the support I need when I need it! S - P - A - R - K - S! You are always there for me when no one else is. You understand me, you get me. You are me! Sparks ... you never let me down because there is... Read more
OMG ... the journey begins ... uh er ... 130 pounds ago :@)
Friday, May 07, 2010      9 comments

I have been with Sparks since 2004 ... and am realizing that I do have a lot of OMG moments. In 2007 ... I had all but given up on Sparks, my friends, but most importantly, myself. I was lost ... flailing ... and had all but given up... Read more
OMG ... the Duck may ruffle your feathers, but it's 'cause she loves you.
Thursday, May 06, 2010      4 comments

Yep ... this is an OMG moment for me and why I have been with Sparks since 2004! Yesterday, I ruffled a few feathers with what I thought was a motivational speech to rally the troops in support of a couple of challenge mates who seemed to b... Read more
Oh My Gawd! It's Another Duck Spark Moment!
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      4 comments

Spark Friends are Family ... What more can I say? I have been a member of Sparks since August 2004 and I have met a lot of people along the way. What I have come to realize is that when you put yourself out there ... truly out there on S... Read more
"OH MY GAWD!" It's the Duck!
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      2 comments

When I came up with HC-3s Week 2 Challenge, I didn't realize that my "ah-hah" moment would be another team members "Oh My Gawd" moment. Yet, it is. Here I was, sitting at my desk, minding my own business while going through my SP email, ... Read more
The Battle is on to take back control of my body ... Curses part 3
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      5 comments

Curses ... I say ... CURSES! When I first blogged about curses, my weight had jumped from 143 to 158 with no warning ... other than the fact that I am getting older and Aunt Flo seems to have lost her sense of timing! And, with that said an ol... Read more
Run ... Duck ... Run!
Monday, April 26, 2010      4 comments

Amazing isn't it just how time seems to fly as we get older ... is it that time has sped up, or is it merely the idea that we have become so consumed by life that we seem to lose ourselves in it. Well, this weekend I took a really good, har... Read more
Note to Self:
Thursday, April 08, 2010      3 comments

Note to self: Stand in front of mirror and tell yourself, "you are beautiful!" Stay there until you believe it! ... Read more

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