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The Week in Review: The Girls Take Over Jiu Jitsu (w/ pics)
Sunday, August 26, 2012      10 comments

Group picture of Jiu Jitsu class taken Saturday. We had a record-breaking 4 women in class. During Jiu Jitsu class this week, a couple of the guys were talking abo... Read more
2 Years of Sparkin': 2 Year SparkVersary Celebration!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      22 comments

A little over 2 years ago, I saw the number 298 on the scale. I found this number utterly overwhelming. I knew I could not keep letting that number climb, but I... Read more
The Past 6 Weeks (or so) in Review: The Short Short Version
Sunday, August 19, 2012      12 comments

I have been trying to hammer out a blog for a couple of weeks and it just ain't happening. So, I will post a super-quick update blog. I just haven't felt much like blogging recently, but I hadn't realized that I hadn't written an update bl... Read more
The Coolest Olympian: Sarah Robles
Monday, August 13, 2012      6 comments

Weightlifter Sarah Robles. I often feel out of place calling myself an athlete. This isn't as much the case as it used to be, but sometimes I feel like I'm in a gam... Read more
Fifty (or maybe "Fitty") Things About Me
Sunday, August 12, 2012      11 comments

Hmmm, it has been a while since I have blogged. I have not been posting a "Week in Review" blog like I should, but I am working on a blog post. In the meantime, I came across this "50 Things About Me" deal on BAZOOKABOBCAT's blog and it looks fu... Read more
Cool article on Mindful Eating
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      11 comments

I came across an article discussing mindful eating, which is kind of what I talked about in my blogs a couple of weeks ago ("The Impossible").
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The Week (and Month) in Review: Tournament Time! (with pics)
Monday, July 02, 2012      22 comments

"There is no losing in Jiu-Jitsu. You either win or you learn." -Carlos Gracie Jr. Me vs. "Smashlee" in the Advanced Women's division. The above quote... Read more
The Week in Review: Competition Countdown
Sunday, June 24, 2012      10 comments

Picture of some of the Jiu Jitsu guys after class last week. I'm behind the guy in the "Aloha" shirt. I am participating in my first Jiu Jitsu competition next Sat... Read more
The Week in Review: Jeff
Sunday, June 17, 2012      15 comments

"When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED." -Dr. Seuss Jeff. As my boyfriend said when he posted this, "I wish you could hear this p... Read more
The Impossible (Part II): Breaking my lifelong addiction to food
Friday, June 15, 2012      14 comments

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power." -Clint Eastwood This post is Part II to a previous blog entry, "The Impossible": ... Read more
What does it mean to have a "positive attitude"?
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      15 comments

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -Winston Churchill I was given the honor of being voted a SparkPeople Motivator this week...I had to read and reread th... Read more
The Week in Review: Cassandra
Monday, June 11, 2012      7 comments

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” - Eckhart Tolle Cassandra Shore of Jawaahir Dance Company. I talked about the impact of belly dance i... Read more
The Impossible
Thursday, June 07, 2012      19 comments

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r118 When I started using the SparkPeople website, I had a goal of losing 136 pounds. I wanted to improve my rela... Read more
The Past 2 Weeks (and May) in Review: Where to start? (w/ pics)
Sunday, June 03, 2012      16 comments

I got caught up in a lot of other things last week and didn't post a "Week in Review" blog. I've been gardening, writing, working out, and spending time with my boyfriend. My brain is all over the place. Overall, I am in a pretty contented place... Read more
Bitten by the creativity bug
Saturday, June 02, 2012      3 comments

I'm not sure why, but I have been seriously bitten by the writing bug recently. It has been a while since I have done writing other than my blogs. I have been working more on my sci-fi novel, which is about the discovery of a second co-existing ... Read more

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