HEATHER1969's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HEATHER1969 HEATHER1969'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/ The MONSTER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715392 Ok it's Tuesday and although I had every intention of spending yesterday bathing in SPARK like behavior, I ended up with the PMS monster that started small and man she GREW UGLY and by the end of the day she was a raving lunatic! <BR> <BR> I ended up on the porch with beer and burgers and no gym... <BR> <BR> It did NOT turn out well! <BR> <BR> Today I woke up to a new day but the PMS Monster she was NOT letting go, man that girl is a NEGATIVE NELLY who really eats at my self esteem, my p... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:25:31 EST Strengthening my CORE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714336 Happy Monday! <BR> <BR> This week I am taking a step back and going back to baby steps. I seem to be at a plateau in my weight and can't get rid of that last 4lbs so this week I am back to recording my food, just to make sure Im eating properly and within range. <BR> <BR> Sometimes when we are so close to our goals or have slipped from them a wee bit it is helpful to go back and start from the beginning again just to remind us of where we were and where we are supposed to be and how we go... Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:03:54 EST Don't forget your Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710173 So... it's June, can you believe it? <BR> <BR> Im in awe of how fast this year is whipping by all of a sudden. <BR> <BR> I have ramped it up again in my life because god forbid I should slow down enough to enjoy it at a regular speed for too long. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I have joined Toastmasters and I am loving it. I joined because I want to do motivational public speaking so I needed a forum to get good at it in. <BR> I have done my icebreaker, which incidentally was my "WHO AM I"... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 00:35:55 EST Who am I? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5684871 Who am I? <BR> <BR> <BR> Today I am going to tell you a brief story about inner change and self evolution, how I finally found my inner goddess. <BR> <BR> All my life ever since I was a girl all I ever wanted was to be a wife and a momma , to have a big family, to have a full house. I thought about it all the time, told anyone who asked me that preverbal question that everyone asks you when you’re young.... What do you want to be when you grow up? Funny no one ever asks you WHO YOU WANT ... Thu, 1 May 2014 11:38:11 EST life's direction.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654547 It's been awhile since I've blogged. I always have the intention of blogging on a consistent basis but then time gets away from me. I tried a video blog with my ipad but couldn't get it uploaded on here so I will have to try again a different way... seems my built in web cam just isnt working. <BR> <BR> Ive been sick on and off for two weeks. Yesterday really took the cake though, I couldn't even move off the bed, unless of course it was to drag myself to give sacrifice to the porcelain god... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:46:35 EST I have GOT to REMEMBER this... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5617890 I really wanted to do some video blogs.... Ive always wanted to do it.. but all of a sudden my web cam that is built into my lap top is not working, in fact it's no where to be found according to my devices file... ugh. Im so technologically challenged with that. <BR> <BR> SO I did one using my ipad but it seems that Spark won't recognize the file... <BR> <BR> WHATEVER.... I will try again with my regular video camera later maybe.. <BR> <BR> I am down a pound this week.... SOOOOOOOOOO C... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:36:56 EST New chicken soup?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5613394 I have caught a cold... but I am determined not to let it get me down. <BR> <BR> I woke up with it yesterday but went to the gym anyways and worked my fool head off to try and sweat it out... it didnt work, I still have a head full of cold. <BR> <BR> So this morning I went and got up and went snowshoeing with my family and some friends. We snowshoed and hiked for four hours. <BR> <BR> Now Im sitting on the couch, chillin, relaxing and counting my fitness minutes along with the food I at... Sun, 2 Feb 2014 20:43:18 EST Changing Focus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5611420 It's Friday .... My week has been long!!!!! <BR> Not only has it been long but I have been feeling highly emotional... <BR> <BR> But I have managed to make it to the gym everyday except Tuesday which is the day me and hubby go to salsa lessons. I'm still at work at the moment but all the little ones are sleeping so I'm taking a moment. The plan is to hit the gym after work again today and maybe take tomorrow off. We are going snowshoeing on Sunday and are looking forward to that, I'm thinki... Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:46:12 EST Goals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5607751 February is just around the corner... I can hardly believe it. <BR> January just flew by... faster than I can blink both eyes. <BR> <BR> I got an email today from Spark people saying that I received enough votes to be a Spark Motivator.... <em>304</em> GUYS! That was a very lovely and unexpected surprise.... and I feel honored for the badge. <em>244</em> <em>247</em> to all of you my Spark Friends. <BR> <BR> Along with becoming a Spark Motivator which kind of goes along my goa... Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:34:36 EST BLEW IT... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5593098 Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh I blew it! <BR> <BR> I have been getting my fitness minutes in pretty regularly... I feel good about that... <BR> <BR> BUT This weekend I ate with abandon and then I was gonna jump back on my spark wagon this morning. Woke up with good intentions... did not too bad eating wise... hit the gym after work and got 70 minutes of fitness in... <BR> <BR> Came home, showered, made some soup for dinner.... and then ...... <BR> <BR> There was a box of chocolates under the coffee ... Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:01:32 EST 2013 year end http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5575570 Hey there my Spark Friends.... <BR> <BR> You know it's been a very crazy busy holiday season for me and I am sure for all of you as well, full of crazy temptations too. <BR> <BR> Ive done pretty good this season, I think I only gained 3lbs which is a far cry from the 12 I gained last year so I guess I am learning hey? My Official after holiday weigh in is on Friday though so the final results will be then. That is the weigh in I will record here on Spark. <BR> <BR> I just HAVE to tell ... Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:23:46 EST Good Things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5563274 It is December 12th 2013 and I weighed in at 140lbs this morning.... and then again the same 140lbs showed up on the scale tonight.. <em>334</em> 5 lbs to go till goal! <BR> <BR> I usually don't weigh myself twice in one day even though we all know I'm a Scale junkie, even that is a bit obsessive for me. hehehe BUT on occasion, I do... and usually I am heavier in the evening than I was in the mornings but NOT TODAY... for the first time ever I think, I weighed in the same both morning and... Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:56:50 EST YOU have the POWER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5562853 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1299260711.jpg"> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:37:16 EST BE EPIC http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5528145 <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> HAPPY HALLOWEEN Spark Friends! <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, "epic" means NOT inhaling every last piece of candy... <BR> Be a Super Hero, you are stronger than sugar! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2049856260.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:18:16 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525521 Good Monday Morning.... <BR> <BR> I've been going back and forth on my healthy living... maintaining which is ok but not moving in the direction I would like to go.... <BR> <BR> My mantra this week and especially for the upcoming weekend is: <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l52602978.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Weekends are where I give it up and enjoy all food, no matter what.. LOL I have a very hard time not giving in to all temptations. <BR> <BR> Usually I just work harder in ... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:24:51 EST Workin on the basics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5520858 Hit the gym tonight, it was great, but I had a wee bit of a hard go since it's been 5 days since I've been .... Been counting all my bites yesterday and today too. <BR> <BR> Im not drinking enough water... gotta work on that tomorrow... <BR> <BR> I am getting back to basics this week. I actually do that a lot, return to the basics it really helps me keep on track or from getting too far off track. <BR> <BR> Basics for me is counting calories, watching every bite that I take, taking it o... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:56:01 EST Today's To do List... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5520303 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1352640548.jpg"> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:48:20 EST Hello my name is Heather and Im a Scale Junkie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5509431 <BR> <BR> I am not doing traditional Thanksgiving this year... just us.. the five of us- my immediate family members , we are all getting our favorite take out and watching movies and to heck with all the extra company.. <BR> <BR> I just can't do it this year... Its too expensive and its a lot of work and I just don't feel like it... all the extended family is choked but whatever they can host dinner if they want too nobody said they couldn't. <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> I have put in 505... Wed, 9 Oct 2013 23:38:07 EST The Long Haul.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5505117 Well, my shoulder is already feeling better... but I will be sure to be careful with it for the next couple of weeks anyhow. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I spent 60 minutes in the gym; half hour of cardio and a half hour of weights... I love the weights. I am getting more confident with them and feeling better about my form which lets me try different things... <BR> <BR> This is one of my favorite Kettlebell workouts <link>www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/kett<BR>lebell-workout </link> <BR> <B... Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:52:52 EST STRONG ENOUGH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5504292 It's Friday, its been a good week... I lost two pounds... and then lost control of my eating yesterday but that's ok cause today is a new day and Im back in control of myself. <BR> <BR> I've been to the gym three days this week and heading there after work again tonight. <BR> I hurt my rotator cuff again but if I just focus on lower body for a couple weeks, it should heal up fine I'm thinking... not gonna push through the pain this time cause it just gets worse not better. <BR> <BR> Im s... Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:35:57 EST Happy Wednesday BC GIRLS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5495857 <BR> Monday I did Boot Camp <BR> Tuesday 27 min spin bike and 30 minutes circut training <BR> <BR> TODAY: Im gonna do it all again! <BR> <BR> How about you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l162834524.jpg"> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:08:36 EST Who are you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5486519 In working on my last class for this ECE certificate I had to honestly answer a question about who I am.... <BR> <BR> The answer is supposed to be the "real" you.... and this person, who we are reflects back to us in our daily lives. If we want a different life, we need to work on who we are, we must work on our self concept and self esteem. If I had done this two years ago my answers would have been very different, I have come a very long way and have in part SPARKpeople to thank for my ver... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:43:42 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5484453 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l617632583.jpg"> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:08:23 EST Back to basics... feeling overwhelmed. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5483560 Good Thursday Morning... <BR> <BR> I have often have thoughts about how I would like to keep a current blog, you know make entries every day, be this awesome blogger that everyone wants to read... but YEAH NO... I just don't have time for that lol ... so I just need to get over THAT dream! <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> This week has been a pretty good Spark living kind of week for me. For the most part I am going back to basics, weighing my foods, loggin in my foods, drinking a ton of water, a... Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:18:37 EST Happy TUESDAY BC GIRLS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5481568 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1109545776.jpg"> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:19:20 EST For my BC GIRLS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5480495 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l746705729.jpg"> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 11:21:17 EST Summer time slacking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5431253 I am TIRED tonight and off to bed shortly but thought I would do up a little blog before I go. <BR> <BR> I have been slacking this summer as I have stated before in previous recent blogs... but I have been to the gym sat, sun, mon and tonight this week so far so YEAH ME! I am taking tomorrow off because I have my exam tomorrow afternoon and then a date at a friends pool. I will hit the Gym Thurs and probably take Fri/Sat off... cause Im scrapbooking. <BR> <BR> So Getting my gym time unde... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:23:23 EST shhh... lets not talk about it. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5417715 Ok.... So yesterday I tried to pack my breakfast, lunch and snacks for work but they just didn't cut it and weren't satisfying me and by the end of the day I was HUNGRY for tasty food and well we won't talk about what happend lol <BR> <BR> Today I have done the same thing but this time everything I have packed aside from the melon ( which I intend to eat with cottage cheese) has some kind of protein in it. <BR> <BR> I am going to look up snack and meal ideas that are chock full of protien... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:30:13 EST REPEAT... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5409462 Ok... I am up! My shorts are SNUG this morning! <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I have packed my food for the day! <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Lets see I have oatmeal for breakfast, yogurt for snack, a salad with chicken for protien for lunch, and an apple and an orange for the afternoon.... <BR> <BR> No Gym today for me as my foot is still healing, it woke me up at 1:30am last night screaming for some advil so.... <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> Going to get my hair cut after work so that might be a... Wed, 3 Jul 2013 09:45:10 EST Its NOT WORKING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5409124 I... Am... in self sabotage mode... <BR> <BR> And I don't know how to get out. <BR> <BR> I keep trying to jump back and take some baby steps but it's not working. <BR> <BR> Every morning I try and start fresh and try to train my brain for a healthy and productive day... <BR> <BR> It's NOT WORKING! <BR> <BR> I would exercise the you know what's out of myself to counter act the sabatoge, but I twisted my foot and I can't stand on it for too long so running or cardio machines are not o... Tue, 2 Jul 2013 23:27:12 EST I needed ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369893 I went to the gym today.... I didn't want too, I almost didn't go... I tried to talk myself out of it... but finally I dragged myself there. I got there feeling tired, sad, not myself, feeling lost. I did my 30 minutes of cardio.... and then picked up some weights thinking I would just do a couple sets and head home and then..... something happened.... <BR> <BR> Someone noticed me... and then they came over and helped me... inspired me... pushed me to be me to dig deep, to find that me that... Tue, 28 May 2013 00:15:36 EST Slippery slope http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5364048 I can feel it... that slippery slope that leads to bad eating and living habits. It happens to me when things get overwhelming and I have so much going on that I cant find or make time to make a proper lunch or go to the gym. It's been weeks and weeks that I have been sliding on this slope... and I really need to step off back on to some solid ground. <BR> <BR> The problem is that I just can't seem to make myself do it. <BR> <BR> So.... tomorrow is a new day... I plan on going to the gym ... Tue, 21 May 2013 23:28:51 EST 30 Day Ab Workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342643 I am doing this 30 day Ab workout this month... come on and join me if you dare <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2066689923.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wed, 1 May 2013 23:30:33 EST Excited and Disappointed all at once http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5315299 Oh it's been awhile since I've blogged. <BR> <BR> Life is so busy all the time, it just doesnt seem to slow down for 5 minutes. I actually carved out a couple of hours this morning so hubby and I could sit on the couch and goof off with books and i tunes and whatever. We lost time that we needed for "chores" and Studying but we really needed that time this morning. <BR> <BR> ...Oh and I just have to say ... IM HUNGRY... right now and Im blogging so I don't eat and then Im going to bed. ... Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:52:25 EST Zooom! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5290363 Well, its Sunday and the weekend has yet again gone by way too fast. <BR> <BR> Friday afternoon I received an email from my teacher.... I got an A on my exam for this last course. A REALLY great start to the weekend... Friday night hubby and I enjoyed a night out that included dinner out to this most wonderful Greek restaurant where we ate and drank things that really shouldn't be ate or drank when living a healthy lifestyle.... BUT CEST LA VIE! It was wonderfully enjoyable an the ambiance... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:44:55 EST Keep on keepin on! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5283361 YAWN!!!! <BR> <BR> Im Tired tonight! <BR> <BR> The Goal this week is to hit the gym 4 out of 5 days. <BR> <BR> I've been lazy for a while.... but I really need to get back on track. I need to push myself a bit harder and really start toning and building muscle. I NEED some more MUSCLE! <em>85</em> <BR> <BR> I have completed 2 out of 8 courses so far towards my ECE... tomorrow I am going to do my exam for the second course. Prayin for an A! <BR> <BR> Then I am taking a couple week... Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:45:44 EST Shepherds Pie Makeover http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5249612 I have been asked to share my low cal, no potato shepherds pie recipe... I keep trying to link the recipe but it isn't working for whatever reason... <BR> <BR> Low Calorie Shepherds Pie <BR> Submitted by: HEATHER1969 <BR> <BR> Introduction <BR> <BR> A recipe I am throwing together as we speak.... and it's not bad! I would definitely make this again <BR> <BR> Minutes to Prepare: 30 <BR> Minutes to Cook: 20 <BR> Number of Servings: 12 <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 3.5 cups Veggie Groun... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:17:58 EST Bustin a MOVE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5239540 So I was asked by the Bust a Move Marketing specialist to do a little write up about myself that she could use for the newspaper. She is going to tweak it but this is what I wrote, it explains my journey a wee bit... <BR> <BR> My name is Heather, I grew up in XXXX and have been living in XXXX for the past 6 years. I am 43 years old, I have been married for 20 years to my best friend Myron and we have 3 amazing children, Cassandra 19, Harrison 17, and Kaitlynn 13. I have one Brother, Richar... Tue, 5 Feb 2013 23:45:02 EST Grade A and a bullet dodged! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5238089 Well here we are 4 days into February and I have yet to get any fitness minutes in. <BR> <BR> I have been fighting a flu/cold for about a week and so no energy for the gym or work really although I must go to work because there is no one else but me for the time being. <BR> <BR> I DID however finish my first course towards my Early Childhood Educator Degree with all A's <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I DID study and do my final exam for the first course but I have yet to find out my grade ... Tue, 5 Feb 2013 00:26:39 EST Scale addiction... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5222834 Soooooooooooo I've said it before, I will say it again... Im a scale stepper... I am addicted to the scale. <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> Hello my name is Heather and I have this unbelievable compulsion to step on the scale everyday. <BR> <BR> That being said, it helps me to stay my course or work a little harder or know that it's ok to relax a bit this weekend and I LOVE the predictability in that for myself... MOST of the time! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> This week has been an insane scale st... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:13:16 EST Level up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5214986 Two years ago when I got on the treadmill : <BR> <BR> my level 1 was 3mph - level 2 was 4mph and my level 3 was 5mph...... <BR> <BR> Today: <BR> <BR> Level 1 = 5mph Level 2 = 6mph and Level= 7mph <BR> <BR> Its taking time but Im getting there.... slowly but surely Im getting to where I want to be. <BR> <BR> <em>321</em> <em>362</em> <BR> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:02:19 EST White Rabbit Syndrome http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5150463 So to my BC GIRLS TEAM: I would say Im sorry again because well, I am, but sorry can only be said so many times before it just becomes monotonous wouldn't you say? <BR> <BR> Wedding is over, In laws are gone and Im working on my Open House.... I have about 26 doz cookies to ice over the up coming weekend as well as a ton of other baking to get done for orders that have been placed. As well as I am trying to get some done for grab buying. I feel like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland.... Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:47:49 EST I need it... I want it.... I love it... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5085934 Im tired, cranky and still a bit tender.... <BR> <BR> I hurt my shoulder a couple of weeks ago but I have been ignoring it. Then all of a sudden the pain travelled, it started on Saturday and by Sunday night I could barely move. It feels like someone has Karate kicked me at the base of my spine. I feel all bruised and very sore. <BR> <BR> I think the Spiderman pose pushed me over the edge but all this was already on its way too me. <BR> <BR> So Instead of behaving... I have been eating ... Wed, 3 Oct 2012 23:31:21 EST Pulling the Plug! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5075666 I have decided to leave my computer off two to three days a week during the evenings after-work. <BR> <BR> I need to do other things at home including wind down and not feel like Im racing to sit down and "surf" <BR> <BR> I have made some "lists" of things that need doing... a work list, a home list, and a list for things I need to get done for my cousins up-coming wedding. <BR> <BR> So, yesterday I came home from the gym, had a shower and had a quick peek at my facebook ( all of 2 min) ... Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:18:04 EST Lookin in the Mirror and what did I see? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5064807 A small glance of some ab muscles looking back at me!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> It's starting to pay off! Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:40:04 EST How was your Monday? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5064229 My Monday went pretty well.... I worked a good 10 hours... spent the afternoon at the park with the daycare kids... called the police about an abandoned girl in the park, ripped some other Mother a new one in the park for leaving her two year old un-attended and screaming in the play ground. (just about called the cops on her too) <BR> <BR> Then I went to the gym after work and I did a hard 20 minutes on the treadmill and an hour of Zumba with my girls and a couple friends. It was fun, I e... Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:33:22 EST 5 day.... dilemma http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5062357 Last week I went to the Gym Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat and Sun! <BR> <BR> Yes ladies and gentleman, I did it... 5 days at the gym. The week before that, I went 5 days too.... but I swapped Sunday for Friday. <BR> <BR> Now, as amazing as I feel about that, it is not something I can keep up on a regular basis. I have other things I need to do... but Im telling you I would RATHER BE AT THE GYM! <BR> <BR> So, I am going to have to pick and choose which days I do the gym and which days I get "oth... Sun, 16 Sep 2012 22:54:16 EST Fun, Food, Wine and a smidgen of exercise! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5057026 Oh man, I haven't sat down and blogged in like FOREVER! <BR> <BR> Im still workin on the Bust a Move thing.... <link>donate.bccancerfoundation.com/site/T<BR>R/Events/BAM2013?px=1723551&pg=persona<BR>l&fr_id=1960 </link> <BR> <BR> I've raised about $800 so far for it... and a BIG THANK YOU to some of my Spark Friends for helping me out with donations! <BR> <BR> I LOVE YOU! <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> I had a very good summer, full of fun, food and wine and a smidgen of exercise! LOL ... Thu, 13 Sep 2012 01:11:11 EST Bustin a move for Breast Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4977055 My Friend Shari battled a very rare and aggressive form of Breast Cancer called Inflammatory Breast Cancer, it does not exhibit in the form of a lump it grows very aggressively so you can become stage III in less than 3 months! <BR> <BR> Although it wasn't Breast Cancer, my beloved Father passed away a year and a half ago after battling Cancer for 3 long years. <BR> <BR> And then there is a little boy who came into my life and made his mark on my heart, Nevan who is so little but fought so... Thu, 19 Jul 2012 00:02:55 EST BATTLE ON ... BATTLE ON! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4874796 You know those days??? <BR> <BR> I KNOW you KNOW those days.... <BR> <BR> You know, the ones that your whole being just craves things that are NOT good for you in any way shape or form, those days where feeling lazy and doing nothing is what your body screams at you to do even though you know better? <BR> <BR> Well, today was one of those days for me and truth be told I've been having more of them than not lately. <BR> <BR> The good thing? I am fighting the good fight on MOST of th... Wed, 9 May 2012 23:40:15 EST