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Powering Through the HEAT
Hey Spark Friends! Just wanted to touch base with you and let you know how my weekend went!
Saturday was pretty uneventful for me. Heather had a birthday party for two hours at a kids place that has play equipment and centers. She had a bla... Read more
Hot Air Balloons and Fitness
The blog I wrote yesterday was about all of the non-scale victories I have hate lately. Well, today is an
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Changes without Changes.
Over the past few days I have been hard on myself. I have been using the scale as my only way to measure progress. I am now weighing in less often during the week, but still obsessing over the number.
I mean, come on! I have been at this fo... Read more
Sunday Funday - July 10, 2011 with pictures
This morning started off with a small walk. It was OK, but HOT.
We then headed out to Jump Zone, an inflatables place for kids. We met up with someone that we met in a baby group at the hospital when Heather was only a month or so old! Her... Read more
What Happens When Your Child Breaks Your Heart?
Last night when I came home, Nicole had Heather go get the mail with her while I went to the bathroom. (Heather has a tendency to not give you any personal space, and sometimes that minute or two is a nice break!)
Anyway, when they got back... Read more
Attack of the Garlic Butter!
I have been pondering a topic for a blog all morning.
I always have my Spark People up while I am at work. I like to feel connected to the people that I support and that support me through our journeys together.
I have decided on my to... Read more
July 3, 2011 Video Blog
Just a quick vlog. Please note that Heather will be chiming in... so it's a little choppy, but here's a look into my world!
It's about 5-minutes so, enjoy!... Read more
How I Know my Program is WORKING!
If you can remember my blog (3 blogs ago I think) I told you about my vacation to Wisconsin Dells. I reported that I gained weight on my vacation, that it was expected, but I didn't tell you how much.
The day we left, I weighed in at 329.7 ... Read more
Family Stressors and Eating (pictures)
Hi Spark Friends!
Last night, Nicole (my partner) got a call from her sister. Her aunt is non-responsive and they think she is going to die any moment. As much as this wasn't a shock to us, it still is never a good thing to hear. Nicole's A... Read more
Situps, Pushups & Squats, Oh my! (with pictures - beware!)
Hey Spark friends!
I just wanted to share my strength training routine with all of you from tonight. This routine did not require any free weights, resistance bands or any thing else other than ME!
First, I did my sit-ups.
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Reflections of Vacation - AKA I love my Spark Family!
I am really glad that I have found my Spark family. Each and every one of you have helped support me and lift me up when I needed support. I hope that I am able to do the same for you.
As most of you know, Spark is an awesome community - fu... Read more
Giving CPR to MY Strength Training
Hey Spark Buddies! I hope all of you are doing well.
I wanted to share with you a few things that have changed in my life lately. In the last few months, I have completely forgotten about strength training. ... Read more
Do you have support at home? Cherish it!
I just wanted to write a quick blog. If you have read my blogs before, this probably wont be THAT quick, but here it goes:
For those of you who have a supportive partner (when it comes to your healthy lifestyle) CHERISH IT! LIVE IT! WORSHIP... Read more
The Weekend of WALKING!
It has been busy busy for me lately!
Friday was my day at work to spend at the headquarters in a nearby town. I usually work out of our satelite office, but they need me to do some things over at the main branch one day every o... Read more