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Thank GOD I believed in myself!

Sunday, May 01, 2011      3 comments

I've been gone from SP for a while, and that was by design. Let me be honest here, it wasn't working for me. Well, not that it wasn't working for me, but that my body wasn't working for me. Let me explain. I've been diagnosed with PCOS (... Read more

Finding a way to keep sane in winter

Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

I have the winter blahs in the worst way this year. I was not looking forward to going into March, realizing that it's still possible to have snow up the wazzoo, plus the news on TV can be overwhelming. I'm just looking forward to hiking and b... Read more

Slow but sure

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

I've always been a slow weight loser (yet a fast gainer... thanks a lot biology!) ;) Today I am looking at my small weight loss for the week as a positive. Yahoo!!! I need to stick to weekly weigh-ins for my mentality versus daily ones. Earli... Read more

What a Saturday!

Sunday, December 19, 2010      2 comments

Okay, so I didn't post yesterday. It was my niece's 5th birthday party and then I went Christmas shopping (WAS I CRAZY?!) SO here's a recap of the things I did well on Saturday through all of that craziness: Read more

Accountability on a Friday

Friday, December 17, 2010      3 comments

I'm attempting to remain accountable through the holidays. So, what did I do yesterday that helped me towards my goals? Here I go. emoticonRead more

Breaking through depression - for me it's about cans!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      1 comments

I had been diagnosed with depression in the past and was on medication. It was a scary time in my life, but I brought myself through it with the help of exercise, counseling, changing a lot in my life, and generally a ton of work. I am proud o... Read more

I hate breakfast!!! Any ideas???

Wednesday, December 01, 2010      4 comments

I think the title says it all. Here's why. I'm allergic to eggs and yeast, and I'm trying to avoid grains. What kind of high-protein breakfast can I eat that's quick and easy? I've tried cooking up some canadian bacon, but I'm not thrilled wi... Read more

Myasthenia Gravis

Monday, November 29, 2010      0 comments

Today I went to yet another doctor, but this was promising! He believes I have myasthenia gravis which is an autoimmune neurological disorder. Long story short, it basically means that my muscles become fatigued easily. Now, I still have some ... Read more

My next 5k

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

I've been slacking on my training lately. I'm not a fan of running on a treadmill and the weather just hasn't been nice enough to enjoy an outside run. I need motivation! Well, it's come my way. A friend of mine jokingly sent a link to the Pe... Read more

Calling ahead

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      2 comments

Tonight was night two of parent conferences. A friend of mine asked me if I wanted to go out to dinner with her and a friend. I jumped on it, but am always fearful of getting food out because of allergies. WELL, the restaurant was amazing! Th... Read more

Getting back into the swing

Sunday, November 14, 2010      2 comments

For the past three weeks I've been slacking. I fully admit it. I could go into details with why... but there's ALWAYS a why. That's what needs to change. I won't punish myself, I am too important to myself right now to say degrading things a... Read more

Need some positivity

Monday, November 01, 2010      3 comments

I was so positive this morning and I lost it... I need some positive quotes or something. I went to the doctor today about my persistent double vision and it scared the pants off of me. WHY do doctors always do that? Is it really necessary... Read more

Hiking really helps... with the right knowledge.

Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

I spent an entire day hiking the Appalachian Trail on Saturday. It's one of my favorite activities because it's so relaxing yet challenging and has been one of my top ways of getting exercise for many years. However, I haven't successfully los... Read more

Something Greater than Myself

Friday, October 29, 2010      1 comments

One of my goals is to work towards doing something greater than myself at least once a week. For the past couple of weeks I've been the liaison for Operation Military Kids through my school (I'm a teacher). Operation Military Kids collects ite... Read more

Yummy recipes

Thursday, October 28, 2010      1 comments

One of my goals for the 10-10-10 challenge was to make at least one SP recipe a week. I've found fantastic recipes! Last night I made smashed cauliflower (from the farm!) with two triangles of Laughing Cow Light cheese. They are now maki... Read more


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