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Goal setting
Monday, March 23, 2015      1 comments

I'm not quite sure how to start this, and I don't have a before picture to put up today. But I need to take the time to really get this down. I'm currently at my lowest fitness point, and I've been struggling in other areas of my life. I'm ... Read more
Week 2 (and running into 3) - dealing with illness
Friday, May 03, 2013      1 comments

So, my second week (last week) started off great, but on Thursday, I was starting to feel like I was coming down with something. My son ran a fever on and off all day, so I stayed home with him. What I thought would be a two or three day cold, t... Read more
Week 2 - Goals and Thoughts
Sunday, April 21, 2013      1 comments

I'm going to need to get my husband to start taking these pictures of me each week - our bathroom mirrors stops at the waist, and because I'm pear shaped, I carry a lot of... Read more
Week 1 reflections
Sunday, April 21, 2013      0 comments

Here's a bit of a restrospective on how I did this week What I did do: -track my food everyday -go for a 30 minute walk 2 days, and 2 hours of gardening for a third day of cardio -stay in my calorie range 1 day -logged into Sparkpe... Read more
Starting over
Sunday, April 14, 2013      3 comments

Last week, I had my well-woman exam, and when I stepped on the scale at the doctor's office I was utterly shocked. 205 pounds! I was right back up to the weight that I'd been at when I came home from the hospital after having my son. B... Read more
Coming back after baby and resetting goals
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      5 comments

My husband and I welcomed our son on August 6, and this last month has been crazy. The little guy is a joy and a handful, and I was back at work when he was just 3 weeks o... Read more
Where have I been?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      1 comments

So, I've been conspicuously absent from SparkPeople for the last 7 months, and I will be honest I miss it. But, I swear that I've been absent for a very good reason. I... Read more
Goals and such
Sunday, November 07, 2010      2 comments

So, I have obviously been allowing wedding planning and graduate school to swallow up all my time. My first attempt to do bootcamp fell flat on its face. It was just too hard to work something that rigorous into my schedule when wedding planni... Read more
Knot successfully tied
Saturday, November 06, 2010      7 comments

Quick update - our wedding was last Saturday! We're officially wedded, and we're both ridiculously happy about that. I feel like I can breathe again, now that the wedding ... Read more
Work work work
Saturday, September 18, 2010      2 comments

So, starting next week I'm doing the 28-day Bootcamp Challenge. This is mildly crazy of me, because I've got plenty of other things on my plate, but I need to carve some t... Read more
Nothing of substance
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      0 comments

I'm feeling restless tonight. I've been restless all day. For the past couple days, things have gone so smooth, but today, things just didn't click. Errands didn't go smoot... Read more
Monday, May 24, 2010      1 comments

I feel like a great weight has been lifted off my shoulders. The school year is over, summer intersession has started, and I'm wrapping up my last couple administrative th... Read more
Looking up
Thursday, February 25, 2010      1 comments

First off, thanks to everyone who commented on my last blog post. Like I said, I had "a moment" and only 10 minutes rant out the frustration, so the post is convoluted and confusing. But it served its purpose, so I'll leave it up. You all got ... Read more
Thursday, February 18, 2010      6 comments

How do you balance accountability with a society that is unsupportive of "another weight loss fad"? Let me explain. For those of us who have stumbled quite a bit, there is sometimes this feeling from our community that we're not really ser... Read more
A most astonishing thing
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      4 comments

"A most astonishing thing Seventy years have I lived; (Hurrah for the flowers of Spring For Spring is here again.) Seventy years have I lived No ragged beggar man, Seventy years have I lived, Seventy years man and boy, And ... Read more

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