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Gaining a Workout Buddy

Sunday, August 10, 2014      3 comments

I'm excited that my Knight wants to start heading to the gym with me! This week we'll be getting him signed up so we can go together. This will help me so much with my workout goals! Before I met him I was dedicated to working out. Everyday... Read more

Looking for My Spark

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      6 comments

In an effort to get on track, I've decided to start using Spark Coach. One of my first community tasks is to list 3 things I've done well in the last week. Today is really only the second day of my renewed effort, but even so I've done some grea... Read more

Pucker Up Buttercup

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      5 comments

This reason, that reason. Doesn't really matter, the end result is the same = nothing emoticon Picking myself... Read more

Stressful Days and Calorie Management

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      1 comments

Ugh, I HATE being a travel agent on bad weather days! To start off, yesterday was Day 2 of training and I didn't do it. There are several ways to rationalize it, but ultimately it didn't get done. I was doing pretty good staying on track food wi... Read more

Getting my day going...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday didn't go as planned AT ALL!! Thanks to Mother Nature's harsh delivery of everyone's rain prayers. Much needed, but it wrecked havoc at the Amazing Lair. I had all my fur babies inside and they made messes because they didn't want to g... Read more

First "Training Day" Accessorized by Jiggle Jiggle Jiggle

Monday, May 26, 2014      2 comments

YEA! Mission accomplished with my first "training day" of my 5k program. It's been A LONG time since I've run. My favorite thing at the gym is the elliptical. My "cargo" was giggling so much. Haha! It shocked me and I thought to myself, "Wait w... Read more

Coming Up for Air

Sunday, May 25, 2014      4 comments

Still alive here. I seem to be the queen of excuses lately. I'm calling BS on it, no room for excuses. My besties beckoned me back to belly dance class. I hadn't been able to make it for a couple of months because of scheduling/birthdays/w... Read more

MIA~Life has been amusing itself with me!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      4 comments

I didn't get to go swing dancing as planned because some unexpected medical stuff came up. Thankfully I am healthy. Then the next week I missed belly dancing because of a procedure gone wrong that left me curled up in a little ball. (All better ... Read more

Swing Dancing?! Why, yes I think I will try that!

Sunday, March 02, 2014      6 comments

I have a standing girl's night for belly dancing on Wednesdays. It gives me the chance to try and learn a beautiful form of dance I've always admired. The cherry on the top is I get to catch up with some amazing women I really wish I could spend... Read more

Abs really ARE found in the kitchen!

Saturday, March 01, 2014      3 comments

I've often heard that abs are found in the kitchen. I never realized how true that is until this week. This last month I concentrated on getting my fitness activity level up and coped pretty well at first. Great food choices, and didn't find man... Read more

March Goals

Friday, February 28, 2014      3 comments

March will be my first full month active on Sparkpeople. I'm pretty excited about it. I didn't set any February goals, just sort of dove in. Reading various Spark articles, I noticed a repeated suggestion of setting mini goals. For March, I've d... Read more

Thanks Sparkpeople!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014      3 comments

I want to take a moment to thank Sparkpeople for motivating me in so many ways. I've only been active a short while, and already I see changes happening for the better. History tells me I'm great at taking care of other individuals, can focus on... Read more


Tuesday, February 25, 2014      6 comments

I've been working at this again for a little over two weeks. At times I get overwhelmed and honestly all I want to do is duck into my favorite Mexican food dive for some comfort food. There were a couple of days about a week in that I indulged ... Read more

Satisfying Sunday

Sunday, February 23, 2014      5 comments

Today has been one of my best. I woke up early, excited to do several different things. My biggest pitfall is admitting to myself I don't have time to do everything. Today I handled my time well. I wanted to get a short yoga session in, take a ... Read more

First Belly Dancing Lesson

Saturday, February 22, 2014      4 comments

I had my first belly dancing lesson Wednesday, it was so much fun! I bought a Living Social deal with America Tru. Wednesday night classes fit nicely into my schedule and those are held in her home studio. I talked 3 of my friends into taking th... Read more

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