Chasing the spark!
Friday, November 11, 2011      1 comments

Alright, people, I need to get the spark back! I haven't fallen completely off the wagon. I'm still walking, and eating pretty well, but I'm not tracking as much as I should, and I haven't lost a pound in over a month! (I'm kindof amazed that ... Read more
Green thumb
Sunday, October 16, 2011      0 comments

Today I worked in my yard for 5 hours, laying down sod. I prepped the soil, raked it, added the top soil, raked again, loaded and unloaded sod into the car, then put down the sod and watered the new grass. Does that not sound super duper fun to ... Read more
Mrs. October
Saturday, October 01, 2011      4 comments

That's what they call me. Just kidding, no one has ever called me Mrs. October. But this year, I plan to be the queen of October. Last October: Shuffling around, 41+ weeks pregnant, 225+ pounds (yikes! I have never "told" anyone that... an... Read more
Who me? Obese?
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      2 comments

Uch, BMI. I never ever consider myself "fat." I never make jokes on my own account. I just don't do that. But that naggy BMI calculator tells me I am fat. Worse, even! Obese! When I re-joined SP in Feb, 2011, 4 months after having my... Read more
Getting rid of the saggy jeans...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      0 comments

No one likes saggy jeans, right? I guess it feels kind of nice, in some sick way, to have to hike up your jeans all the time. It makes you feel skinny. But who likes a saggy butt? No one!! Today I walked into a department store wearing my ... Read more
Can't Not
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      0 comments

This has become my new mantra. It’s definitely a case of a double negative making a positive. What it means is that if I follow the program, eat within my calories and meet my fitness minute/calorie goals I CAN’T NOT lose weight! It’s all in ... Read more
Pride :) (and weddings)
Monday, June 29, 2009      1 comments

This past weekend my hometown of Chicago hosted its annual gay pride parade. But I am writing about another type of pride I felt this weekend, far away from the glitter of Halstead street. This weekend I attended a wedding. In my mind, ... Read more