CJANNESS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=CJANNESS CJANNESS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ still here! SF Half 6/16/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5348555 Hey all! <BR> <BR> The kids have been keeping me super busy! Mia is now 8 months old and almost walking! It's crazy how fast this year is going!! I am now at my pre pregnancy weight again, but still have a ways I want to go! <BR> I ran my 2nd Half in March 2013- and turned around and signed up for another half in June! I'll be running in the San Francisco Half 6/16! I can't wait! I ran my first in SF, and I fell even more in love with the city, and SO in love with Running! I can't wait to g... Tue, 7 May 2013 11:42:51 EST Its been a while! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5148502 So I have been missing spark so much! There doesnt seem to be enough time in the day! <BR> <BR> Mia is doing great! She will be 3 months next week already! Hard to believe! We are getting our Christmas Tree this weekend, and taking our Santa pictures, I can hardly wait, I have 2 precious little dresses she will be wearing. My sons 6th Birthday is coming up in January, I cant believe that either, where does the time go! We moved to Portland from Sacramento,CA when he was 18 months, the time ... Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:44:03 EST Im back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5078395 While Mia is sleeping Im going to quickly write a little update! <BR> She is beautiful and 3 weeks old already! She came on Sept 6, at 8:06 am! 6lbs , 8oz. I am so in love! I def forgot how much work having a newborn is though! My son is almost 6 and pretty independent, so this has me relearning everything! Im tired, but its Oh so worth it all! Here are some pics of her! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l64328347.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkp... Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:26:57 EST August Goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4999825 We are winding down a month from Aug 5th, Im due! FINALLY! I feel like I have been pregnant for years! While Im trying to soak in the last month and just relax, get some rest, and enjoy possibly my last time being pregnant I cant help but count down the days until my body will be mine and MINE alone again! <BR> <BR> What a difference a healthy pregnancy makes! My first was terrible, gained 60 lbs, had no energy AT ALL, was depressed, it was horrible! This time around completely opposite!~ I... Fri, 3 Aug 2012 17:06:08 EST Check in- 71 days left until she is here!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4943082 Hey all! <BR> <BR> Just wanted to check in! Im all on track. <BR> Im eating well! thankfully I have been craving fruit and orange juice this pregnancy! Occasionally a chocolate milkshake or a chocolate bar donut, but I have gained exactly what I should have this time around! (sigh of relief) Previous pregnancy was so different I was SO unhealthy, and gained 60 lbs on top of that, puttting me at 40 lbs overweight for 3 years! ( I lacked MAJOR discipline, and was so extremely unhappy!! Thank ... Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:37:39 EST June Check in and National Running Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4914843 I started off the month running in the Starlight 5k I do every year, Its always so much fun. Everyone dresses up in costumes, and sticks around for the parade after. Running is for sure not about my fastest times anymore, just about doing it because I cant imagine not doing it anymore! <BR> Heres a pic of Me, my son and my friend - im 25 1/2 weeks in this pic-- <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l371005002.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is National Running Day! I will be ... Wed, 6 Jun 2012 13:50:49 EST May goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4863151 Holy cow its May! This year is flying by!! <BR> <BR> My May goals are: <BR> Continue w/yoga, running and zumba <BR> Water Water all day long! <BR> I joined a 1000 pushup challenge this month, everyday you do 32 pushups- making the total at the end of the month 1000! Toned arms, here I come...pregnant or not, they will look good! (plus my belly still allows me, so im going to take advantage while I still can hehe) <BR> <BR> Im doing the Run like a Mother 5k on Mothers day :D <BR> And Starl... Wed, 2 May 2012 13:36:37 EST Its A........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4832334 GIRL!!!!!! SOOOOOO extremely over the moon excited!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l592855435.jpg"> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:47:12 EST Tomorrow is the Big day! Gender Reveal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4830325 I have been counting down for 4 weeks now, and tomorrow is almost here! I can hardly wait to see what baby is!!!! Will Jonah have a brother or a sister??!!!! <BR> <BR> Ive been doing good with workouts, running still and thinking about an 8k on Sunday! <BR> <BR> Ill be headed down to Sacramento next week, my grandpa is having his 70th birthday! Im super excited to see all of my family, this maybe the only time I see them this summer! There is a 5k Im going to try and talk my dad into doing... Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:44:00 EST 4 months and April Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4808894 Im four months today! I feel like this is flying by this time! Im almost already half way there yahooo! <BR> Ive been feeling baby move more and more lately its so exciting! My belly is def growing! <BR> <BR> I went to my fav Zumba class last night, ive only been 2 times this month, as Ive mainly just been sticking to running and yoga, Oh my! Am I sore today! I forgot about some of the muscles I havent been using lol - It felt so good to see all the girls I had been missing!! <BR> We will ... Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:52:58 EST Shamrock 5k run http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4793489 This morning was Portland, OR 34th annual Shamrock Run! We had 32,000 runners total, and 11,000 of those were in the 5k that I did! WOW! <BR> <em>137</em> <em>137</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> We started out this morning prepared for snow and rain to make its way, as we were counting down the minutes to the start the rain started to come down and Im just thinkin, Great! Another soggy run like last year, but to our suprise when we crossed over the start line and out came the blue sky! (gotta love ... Sun, 18 Mar 2012 14:54:12 EST Where Ive been! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4787369 So some of you know I am pregnant w/our second! Thats why I have been here and there and not really doing much blogging since. <BR> <BR> Im still exercising, Yoga has become my love for now, it always relaxes me, and makes me feel good -especially at the classes that offer modifications for Pregnant Women! Running I really havent been doing much of. For a while I was so sick it was all I could do to walk, so I took up walking! I was doing 3-4 miles and still getting my sweat and health on! ... Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:11:19 EST Giving Back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4732451 For the longest time I have felt the need to serve somehow. I have a lot of free time and where I used to spend a lot of it at the gym,I figured I could be doing something productive as well! <BR> I used to serve a lot in High school, but that was a while back and in a different state so I wasnt sure how to get plugged in out here. I went to church and asked around If anyone does anything and to my major surprise, no one did! I couldnt believe it! <BR> So I happened to get on Spark (gosh I r... Fri, 10 Feb 2012 13:32:42 EST New Year- Some Fitness Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4656875 Of course I have the normal resolutions like make more time with my family, and serve more. But my fitness resolutions are still most important. Without a healthy body,mind, and attitude nothing seems to fall into sync for me! I am celebrating 2 years of my healthy lifestyle on Jan 25 -- CANT believe how far I have come! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Last years resolution was to push myself with running. I also got certified to teach ZUMBA, all though im still not doing that- <BR> <BR> Last year I ... Wed, 4 Jan 2012 12:34:11 EST Safe Detoxing, Need some advice?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4613312 Ive been thinking about starting a detox just to clean out, and get myself back onto track. I need advice if you have done one before, which one do you do?/Tips on what works? I want this completly safe and healthy, no extremes! <BR> <BR> Thanks guys! <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>265</em> <em>277</em> <em>488</em> Mon, 5 Dec 2011 12:44:39 EST Grateful!! DEC goals!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4606972 I am so grateful for everything happening right now! <BR> After my half in October, I stopped running and took 5 weeks off, just to refresh, and focus on other things other than running all the time-but stopping cold turkey after logging about 20 miles sometimes more- a week really took my body for a spin, I put on a little extra weight (which is completely normal after a race!) and my legs started taking their old shape.. <BR> <BR> While I know I shouldnt have beat myself up for it I DID.... Thu, 1 Dec 2011 00:08:48 EST Food for Thought! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4578873 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l548665092.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l831128317.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l989422979.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l516507376.jpg"> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 00:30:41 EST Hit my Mental Block in Training-- only 4 more weeks left! 10/16- NEED MOTIVATION!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4497089 Ive hit that mental block, The furthest I have ran so far is 8- Saturdays run called for 10(didnt reach goal)- and todays was 9-- Saturdays is 12!! <BR> I waited to long this morning to run, so I just went in the 80 degree weather- which was the worst Idea ever! I was HOT, mentally fighting, and cramping. I only ran 6 just now :( <BR> I then preceded to burst into tears with my biggest fear in my mind-- WHAT IF I CANT DO THIS! .... I mean I was SPENT just now only running 6! And i still ha... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:43:59 EST I LOVE Beets, and training update! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4461218 So I just discovered how much I LOVE beets! I went out to dinner a few weeks ago w/a friend and ordered a Beet Strawberry Arugula Salad. It had roasted hazelnuts, chevre (goat cheese) and a Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette.... Are you drooling yet?? I am!! It was DELISH! I havent been able to stop thinking about it since! So today I was sitting around thinking about what I wanted to make for lunch and thought back to this salad! <BR> <BR> I went to Trader Joe's where you can buy the beets a... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:47:48 EST Training update! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4433000 Im two months away from my half as of yesterday!!! <BR> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <BR> <BR> Ive just been training like crazy. Im in week 4 of 12-This week I started 4 days a week of running, and from here on out thats what the schedules are... yikes!!! But im 1/3 done, and Im going to get there! I have been sore lately, and been having a little trouble w/my left knee, so Ive been taking epsom salt baths, and wearing a brace sometimes, and it helps- I just bro... Wed, 17 Aug 2011 16:11:45 EST Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4407928 Right now im in the middle of my 2nd week of training so far its going good, I run again tomorrow only 3 miles. <BR> Then again on Saturday- 4mi <BR> <BR> Last week I got my new pair of running shoes. I ended up going with brooks, I cant wait to run in them!! Im still waiting for my nike+ pocket holder to arrive in the mail. Thats going to allow me to attach the sensor to my shoe so I can still use my Nike+ sportband to log all my info. <BR> <BR> I have the 8 brige bridgepedal coming up on... Thu, 4 Aug 2011 23:14:15 EST Let the training begin!- My first Half!!!!!!!! RUNNERS- QUESTION!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4385139 Ok, here we go, 12 weeks away!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> My first Half Marathon October 16- San Fransisco- Nike Womens Marathon!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <em>312</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Im getting so pumped up, yet Im so NERVOUS!!!!~ <BR> My running schedule is Wed, Fri Saturdays- Im still doing my tues Zumba class still sticking w/ Yoga and ST. <BR> First on my to do list is figuring out what shoe im going to be training/running ... Mon, 25 Jul 2011 13:53:12 EST MIA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4362630 Im back!!! <BR> I was in California for a week and a half visiting family, it was my grandparents 50th wedding Anniversary!! We had a huge party that lasted 3 days- it was hard making good decesions w/all the food and alcohol-but I managed to survive! <BR> At the dinner: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l237942534.jpg"> <BR> My brothers Girlfriend Erin and I: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l475903743.jpg"> <BR> On the Boat: <BR> <img src="http... Thu, 14 Jul 2011 14:22:30 EST June Results/Ready for July! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4333320 June was a great month- I met all goals except for my training- I decided to do a 12 week training plan for my half marathon, (instead of 18) and that starts in the middle of July! <BR> I am toning up again thanks to weight training, and still having a blast w/my zumba classes :D <BR> <BR> July I want to remain on track- <BR> Water <BR> Fruits /Veggies <BR> Continue Cooking my own food as often as I can <BR> Running <BR> Yoga <BR> Zumba <BR> ST <BR> <BR> As far as the weather in Oregon here... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:50:06 EST :D Smashed that Platau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4302596 One of my last goals was to stop eating fast food and really buckle down here! As of January I had lost 40 lbs- this was because my head was in the game! I was exercising, reading motivational blogs, and MOST important I was EATING right! <BR> <BR> I managed to gain back 5 of it since January making my total loss 35 lbs- Can I just say HOW FRUSTRATED I was getting!! I have been stuck for months now- and I still have some additional weight I had wanted off-Not ANYMORE! I smashed my Plateau a... Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:55:09 EST Sore no more! Thanks Yoga! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4286147 Yesterday I went to my usual Zumba class- Its always super high energy and a blast! <BR> Well the same teacher has been subbing hip hop for the last couple of weeks so I have been staying and doing back to back classes. I make sure I get in all my proper nutrition- and stretch before and after-- but man last night I could tell I was more sore and was holding a TON of tension in my upper back and neck. <BR> Before bed last night I had my husband try and massage it- but it was stiff as a boa... Wed, 8 Jun 2011 17:59:47 EST June Goals- HAPPY NATIONAL RUNNING DAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4270272 I did a 10k this morning for National running day :D <BR> Heres also a running link just for fun: <BR> <BR> http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/s<BR>tart-running-0 <BR> <BR> June Goals: <BR> Stay on top of logging all food daily! Its already paying off! <BR> Water!! <BR> Start training for Half Marathon in Mid June- <BR> Begin ST Again! <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is having a fantastic day so far!! Wed, 1 Jun 2011 14:33:34 EST Coffee Question- http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4267689 Do you count coffee as part of your water intake? <BR> I drink 2 -3 cups daily ( I KNOW its bad!!) <BR> Just wondering as far as logging go!! Thanks!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> <em>469</em> Tue, 31 May 2011 14:25:32 EST Eat this not that- 20 worst foods!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4255421 http://eatthis.womenshealthmag.com/slidesh<BR>ow/20-new-worst-foods-america?cm_mmc=E<BR>TNTNL-_-05192011-_-HTML-_-moreon8 <BR> <BR> <BR> Such a good article!! <BR> Its so important to know what is going in our bodies! <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> <em>277</em> <em>258</em> <em>498</em> Wed, 25 May 2011 11:46:51 EST Zella Movement http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4250818 Saturday Morning I attented the Zella Movement in the Malls that Nordstroms was putting on. They featured ZUMBA at all locations! <BR> My fav instructor happened to be teaching in Clackamas, so my friend and I drove out there to support her! <BR> Heres some pics: <BR> Kaitlyn and I <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l115796237.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Jenn and I <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l724140315.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Us and Kimo- She really is the bes... Mon, 23 May 2011 11:47:46 EST Sunny and 74! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4243252 Ill take it!!! <BR> Its supposed to be nice today and tomorrow!!!!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> My week has been going pretty well. Im eating much more mindfully! Exercise wise Im just doing Zumba and one spin class tomorrow morning - Not worrying about running until the second week in June which is when I begin my 18 week training for my half! <BR> <BR> Happy Thursday!!!! <BR> <BR> Thu, 19 May 2011 12:01:28 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4230554 I got a lot of good feedback in my last blog, all of it I really took to heart- thanks so much guys!! Im CHOOSING to get over this little funk I was in and moving on. Im feeling better, it must have something to do with the sun the last 2 days too!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Someone mentioned getting a new goal or a new challenge and focus on that- Thats exactly what Im going to need to do here pretty soon, I have my first half marathon in October- and I want to finish with... Fri, 13 May 2011 15:02:47 EST Help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4219812 The scale is moving in the wrong direction! <BR> I miss my old fire and motivation. <BR> At the beginning of the year I had 40 lbs shaved off and now slowly that number is creeping back up, <BR> its been driving me crazy the last week or so... <BR> Im so tired of feeling like im not getting anywhere, Im stuck <BR> <BR> <BR> This is why I havent been blogging...lol <BR> <BR> <BR> TODAY IS MONDAY, PLEASE SEND MOTIVATION AND A KICK IN THE PANTS MY DIRECTION!!!!!!!!!!! Mon, 9 May 2011 08:43:11 EST May GOALS- and I am running my first 1/2!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4204700 So here are my goals for the month of May- <BR> <BR> Continue getting in my exercise weekly <BR> Water all day long <BR> Track calories <BR> Start weight lifting again <BR> Read a book about a half marathon- any suggestions? <BR> <BR> <BR> So heres whats new: <BR> Ive kinda been MIA lately- Just been busy- Timbers games!!! The Playoffs!!! <BR> We have also put off our move- after a long discussion and thinking and praying- It isn't in the cards for us right now, and we are content with tha... Mon, 2 May 2011 12:26:01 EST What Friday is looking like! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4151361 Good Morning Sparkers!! <BR> I woke up in a good mood today, decided since the whole house is still asleep I would get some yoga and meditation in- SO REFRESHING!!! It always brings me back feeling grounded and relaxed and like I set a positive tone for the rest of my day <em>414</em> <BR> <BR> This morning Im going to check out my first aqua class, they were having one the other day when I was in gym and it looked fun! <BR> <BR> And then of course Zumba!! <BR> Staying on track with my w... Fri, 8 Apr 2011 09:55:51 EST The secret... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4147265 "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future,nor to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly."- Buddha <BR> Wed, 6 Apr 2011 15:52:15 EST Wed Update- I heart shopping :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4128925 Hit the Nike Outlet yesterday and got some good deals! <BR> 2 pairs of running shorts, a new dri fit and some new shoe laces <em>30</em> <BR> Im getting my dad back into running, so he got a new pair of shoes, and a new shirt- We both then bought our Oakland A's opening day Tee's we will be wearing, Im happy im in town for opening game!!! <em>60</em> <em>300</em> <em>60</em> <BR> <BR> Exercise has been on track all this last week- Running, zumba and yoga has been my schedule <BR> Food th... Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:07:06 EST Happy its Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4117891 So I have been in Sacramento a little over a week now, I came down for a Zumba event last week in San Francisco- that was a blast! There was 1,000 people that showed up and we raised $210,000 for charity! <BR> <BR> I havent been on spark much I havent been logging my exercise, food- nothing, :( BUT! Here I am- I have still been keeping up on everything, I have been running a lot, zumba, I did TKB on tuesday night, yoga this morning- so Im on track and just going from day to day :D <BR> <BR... Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:40:59 EST Shamrock Run -Portland,OR! 8k!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4090859 The Start Line- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l525364089.jpg"> <BR> Yesterday was the 33rd Annual Shamrock Run in Portland,Oregon. This year the crowd was 32,000 people! A record!! This was my first shamrock- and also my first 8k! I have done 5k's in the past, but decided to push myself a little harder and try and tackle 4.97 miles! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l749582674.jpg"> <BR> It poured all morning long which made it more challe... Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:04:30 EST Ahhh Sodium! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4084835 I have been on a Sodium kick the past couple weeks- I need to stop this!! One of my goals for March was no fast food. Not going to lie- its already been a struggle. I have been paying way more attention to my sodium intake lately, because I feel like its getting out of control! Its making me bloated and weighing me down ! Blahhh! <BR> Even when I go to eat a healthier option like subway- which I eat a couple times a week because its fast and cheap, (bad I know!) Here I am looking it up online... Fri, 11 Mar 2011 18:29:07 EST Happy Wednesday! I love getting mail :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4078988 Happy Wednesday!! <BR> <BR> I opened my front door and look what was waiting for me.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l813763399.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The box says Zumba.com!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l546035634.jpg"> <BR> <BR> OOO YA!!!! My new pants!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l762158180.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hey, it was hard trying to pose and take a pic lol!! <BR> <BR> This made my morning... Wed, 9 Mar 2011 13:01:25 EST March Goals- Happy Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4060448 March already!!!!?!! <BR> <BR> Here are my goals/ things to keep me on track for March: <BR> -Little to NONE fast food- Somehow I have started eating this crap again- I need to cut it out! <BR> -Get off 5 more lbs <BR> -Finish 30DS <BR> -Run my 8k March 13!!!!!!!! <BR> -March 17 Zumba W/Beto <BR> -Read Positive quotes, and inspirational blogs <BR> <BR> Heres to staying on track!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> We also have a big move coming our way within the next few months, we are making our way back... Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:37:06 EST :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4035123 I am now Zumba Certified!!! <BR> It was all day Saturday 8-6, I was super sore yesterday, but I did it!!!!!! <BR> I cant wait!! <BR> Before I start teaching I want to get certified in a few more things, a family member offered to pay $1000 for me to get started!!! <BR> <BR> In March Im going to San Francisco for a Zumba Charity Event w/Beto I am soooo stinken excited for this!!!!! <BR> <BR> Im still doing 30DS, Im on day 12- And Im still training for my 8k March 13! <BR> On track and fee... Mon, 21 Feb 2011 11:52:51 EST This week is flyin by! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4025435 Hey guys! <BR> I cant believe its already Thursday, I hope everyone is having a great week! <BR> <BR> Im still just running, doing zumba and 30ds, <BR> Nothing really new besides that, just trying to stay focused! <BR> Yesterday it snowed for a little bit, it was pretty-but where is spring!?! I need some sunshine! <BR> <BR> <em>87</em> <em>67</em> <em>184</em> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:40:04 EST Weekend-Wii Fit Plus, Valentines 5k and the Grammys! :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4015026 Yesterday was day 3 of 30DS, check! <BR> Last night I picked up the wii fit plus that comes with additional games and the biggest loser game! I tried it out last night and its awesome!! I cant wait to use my Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum too! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l262674763.jpg"> <BR> This morning was my Valentines 5k!! <BR> <BR> <em>312</em> <em>26</em> <BR> I did it with a group of friends, my finish time was 27:51 mins <BR> I was #58 to f... Sun, 13 Feb 2011 20:06:33 EST Happy Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4009679 Good Morning! <BR> Yesterday I set up my calendar for the next month, it was so much fun and kind of gives me a little extra push to make sure I do it, just so I can mark it off! Heres what it looks like : <BR> <BR> I already did day 2, but hadnt checked it off yet when I took the pic: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l68391774.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Also I picked up this book: "Switch, How to change things when change is hard" (a Fellow Sparker mentioned it, so I picked it ... Fri, 11 Feb 2011 13:04:18 EST My new plan....and BC SUCKS!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4006663 So Yesterday I was talking about starting P90x soon, I was fully prepared to start-and then I realized I was going to be missing a week minimum at the end of March/beginning of April because I will be in California! <BR> Im going to visit family and then on April 2, Im going to a wedding for one of my friends from high school! Its so funny, I was the first one married out of all my friends- 4 1/2 years ago!!! And now they are starting to all settle down! I want to look HOT when I go!! Im go... Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:42:29 EST P90x- Any of you guys out there?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4003245 Ive really been thinking about starting this within the next couple of weeks- for those of you that have done it/are doing it right now- Tell me your thoughts about it! <BR> <BR> Likes-Dislikes?Hardest challenges for you? Any thoughts or tips would be helpful! Just looking to get more educated about it!! <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is having a great week, this one seems to be flying by so fast! Wed, 9 Feb 2011 08:23:43 EST Weekend + Go Packers!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3994751 This weekend has been so low key! I have done NOTHING!! Its nice to just hang with family sometimes and relax!! Tomorrow Im getting back in the gym though, and time to get focused, a week from todays is the Valentines 5k! <BR> <em>129</em> <em>312</em> <BR> <BR> I miss living close to my dad like crazy on days like today! He always prepares a ton of food (well...maybe its a good thing! lol) And throws a big party! Hes a hardcore sports fan-may I add, So I'll be skyping him later to root f... Sun, 6 Feb 2011 10:46:54 EST Zumba lovers!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3987098 MORNING!!!!! <BR> <BR> So last night I bought the zumba game for the wii, SO MUCH FUN!!!!! <BR> If you love zumba as much as I do, you'll love it! <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> <em>320</em> <em>194</em> Thu, 3 Feb 2011 12:39:09 EST