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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
The Week in Review: The Lake House (with pics)
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      10 comments

"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." -Robert Orben View from the porch at my family's lake house. I was at the end of my rope ... Read more
The Week in Review: It's Impassable
Monday, May 14, 2012      7 comments

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m/post/4168785237 One of my favorite books as a kid was "Alice in Wonderland." I was thinking about possibilities th... Read more
The Week in Review: Heavyweight Fighter
Saturday, May 05, 2012      6 comments

So as of this week, I am officially a Muay Thai fighter. Well, I will be after June 16th. My coaches encouraged to sign up to fight, so I will be doing an exhibition match on June 16th. Only about 6 weeks away. Ahhhh! I will be fighting pro... Read more
The Week (and Month) in Review: Defending the Championship
Monday, April 30, 2012      10 comments

"I don't train just to be better at training. I train so everything else in life is better." -Lauren Brooks My pal Nick (the shirtless one) getting ready for his ... Read more
The Week in Review: Letting Go
Sunday, April 22, 2012      13 comments

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don't.” -Steve Maraboli I do animal poison control for a living. Most of the time ... Read more
The Week in Review: Not Sorry It's Over
Monday, April 16, 2012      6 comments

Last week was not overly horrible, but not really eventful, either. I felt like I hardly worked out at all since I skipped Jiu Jitsu on Wednesday and Friday because my upper back and neck hurt, but I still apparently burned a good 3,000 calories... Read more
The Week in Review: I'd tap that. ;)
Sunday, April 08, 2012      9 comments

I had the most productive week I've had in a while this past week. My eating may not have always been spectacular, but I had a great workout week, practiced my saxophone quite a bit, and overall felt pretty relaxed. I got through almost al... Read more
The Week (and Month) in Review: Boyfriend and 50 Pounds
Sunday, April 01, 2012      12 comments

March was all over the place. I had about 2 weeks of allergy issues and some blues that came with it. Of course, this was in the latter part of March right after I had surpassed the 50 pound weight loss point and was feeling very strong. I was a... Read more
The Week in Review: Springtime Blues
Monday, March 26, 2012      9 comments

I have no excuse. The weather has been incredible. I have a great boyfriend (I haven't talked a lot about him, but have been meaning to). I have cool friends. I have great buddies at the gym. As we all know, that doesn't always prevent us from f... Read more
The Week in Review: Ah...ah...ah-CHOO!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      4 comments

I am not someone who has ever had any particular seasonal allergies, but I have been hit very hard with hay fever over the past week. It seems like a lot of people have been hit hard with allergies thus far this spring. I have been a sniffly, it... Read more

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