Meet a Miracle Child

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My husband and I have been raising funds for The Children’s Miracle Network Torch Relay. Meet one of the kids that benefited from the generosity of good people just like you. Sydney Thomas | Sydney Orlando, FL Sydney was a very active toddler so when she became lethargic after fighting what her parents suspected was […]

Will you help me help children???

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Hello to all! At the end of this week, my husband and I are participating in a 5K walk to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. We are joining the Orlando World Center Marriott team since this is where my office is located. As a team, we are trying to raise a combined […]

Advice for the bad days…

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Was just given a phrase to remind me of my goals… I know that Kate Moss was given a lot of heat for this statement but when you are in week 2 of a diet, have hit a wall, and the world is overflowing with leftover Halloween candy, it is what you need to hear. […]

I Hate Weekends!

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OK, I don’t hate the weekends but I do hate what they do to my diet and my resolve. The schedule is never normal, we travel, meet up with friends and wander around town together. This does not help to keep the best choices, especially when you are following a stricter plan. That being said, […]

Daniel Fast – Day 4 and 5, quickie overview

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The last 2 days have been a blur but here are the highlights… Food has consisted of apples, bananas, lots of leftover Pumpkin-Black Bean soup, a few bites of rice and beans at work (not good for all sorts of reasons) and a small cheat evening with friends. The cheat night is something that we […]

Daniel Fast – Day 3 wrap Up

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Day started pretty well with a touch of yesterday’s headache. It was gone by the time I got to work. Luckily this is still the portion of any life change where the newness still keeps you interested. I know in a week or so I will be struggling with the food and the devotionals but […]

Daniel Fast – Day 2 Wrap Up

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Today was a little harder. My head hurt from the caffeine withdrawal and it is making my neck and shoulders ache. I know I will feel better in a few days but this part always stinks. Lots of water has diluted the headache some. Also, there is a group promoting their new frozen pizza across […]

Day 1 – Wrap Up

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Meant to post this last night but here it is. Breakfast – Apple, Water Lunch – Green salad with oil and vinegar, water Snack – Can of V8 Dinner – Black beans, Brown rice, Homemade salsa, Organic blue chips Starting weight – 153.8 No workout today as we ran on Sunday night. Monday was a […]

Day 1 of a New Journey

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27 days until the Women’s 1/2 Marathon in St. Petersburg. 74 days until the WDW Marathon Weekend 1/2 Marathon and 20 days left to my 21 day Daniel Fast. OK, I know that someone is thinking that a Fast is a very bad idea, especially when training for a race. Probably very true, but this […]