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February Fizzled

Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

Wow. How one (I) can blow it so whole-heartedly continues to amaze me! February fizzled. Yes, I walked a lot. I ellipticaled frequently and even lifted weights a few times. Boy, did I eat! It all started with our anniversary. (Have I menti... Read more

NO! I'm Slack'n On My Track'n!

Sunday, February 15, 2015      11 comments

Positivity Needed. ASAP! This past week I've been slack'n on my track'n which could result in a setback. I don't have to track every single bite to benefit. I do well when I track everything until dinner. Then I can see exactly what I have ... Read more

SNOW DAY!

Monday, February 02, 2015      10 comments

Yep, snow days are perfect opportunities to catch up on paper work. Just in case you're turning green with envy at my morning in front of the fire; keep in mind that teach... Read more

S L O W and STEADY, STEADY and S L O W, That's the Way I Always Go

Thursday, January 29, 2015      8 comments

I started on Christmas...again. It was a slow start, since I got sick and couldn't exercise for a couple weeks. Focusing on diet was a blessing, since I always rely on ridiculous amounts of exercise to lose. I'm too tired to work out that much-a... Read more

To Sparkcoach or Not to Sparkcoach?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      5 comments

I have enjoyed my free trial with Sparkcoach! I think it's the PERFECT tool for those new to SP. Logging in each day is a little more rewarding and a lot more educational. I like the action steps and visualization! However, by day seven, I am wo... Read more

Maintenance Blogs Helped Me Realize that I Got Greedy!

Saturday, January 03, 2015      9 comments

A few years ago when I reached a healthy weight, after gaining a bunch in grad school, I was happy. I relished in being able to live my life without feeling self-conscious or inferior, because of my weight. I'm not sure if there weren't a bunch ... Read more

I'll Let My New Before Pic Do The Talking

Sunday, December 28, 2014      7 comments

The pic above is one year ago. The pic below is Christmas Day. Wow a picture truly is worth a thousand words, or should I say excuses? Read more

Whose Life is This, Anyway?

Saturday, February 23, 2013      10 comments

It's about time happy days came my way. The last few years have been tough, and the proportion of work to play has been grueling. I hate to complain, because it can always be... Read more

I WILL SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATE THIS FAMILIAR TERRITORY!

Monday, September 03, 2012      8 comments

The tell-tale signs of impending doom have reared their ugly heads. First, it was the lack of sleep, followed closely by skipping early AM workouts. A few weeks later I skipped a weigh-in and slowly started to let crappy foods back into my diet.... Read more

FREE Books for My Classroom/Students!

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      18 comments

Warning: This is not a fitness/health blog. emoticon I am in a class required for teachers to achieve tenure. T... Read more

Summer Break is Over for Me

Friday, July 27, 2012      15 comments

Friends, I can't thank you enough for welcoming me back with such open arms this summer! Today was my last weekday off and Monday it's back to my wonderful, rewarding, exhausting job. Last year at this time I blogged in idioms about the su... Read more

Love at First Lick

Tuesday, July 24, 2012      15 comments

I don't know how long this dream-come-true has been in existence, but it is now going to be a staple in my pantry! Really, don't even question it. The flavor will please you and so will the fat and calorie counts! Oooooh Baaaab... Read more

Fitness Assessment

Sunday, July 22, 2012      14 comments

Don't worry. I have not decided to become an elite athlete or a celebrity hottie, but I did go to a trainer and have a fitness assessment. It is part of my 'before' on this, my latest weight loss adventure. When I meet my new students this... Read more

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Part II

Saturday, July 07, 2012      15 comments

Welp; I stayed up late ‘cuz Hubby had his heart set on biking 60 miles; that won’t happen riding with me! Much to my surprise and in the midst of a dream, I wake to Hubby saying he doesn’t have 60 miles in him today, so let’s go ... Read more

Well, This is Awkward

Saturday, May 19, 2012      16 comments

Without going near a scale, I can tell you that I gained every one of the 30 lbs. I had lost. It feels good to be active again...went on a 24 mile bikeride with Hubby today. Not the 40 miles we were doing in the fall, but it's a start. ... Read more


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