~*~ WTF??? Challenge Template 10/19 - 10/25 ~*~ (Borrowed from Yoovie)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      1 comments

~*~ WTF??? Challenge Template 10/19 - 10/25 ~*~ (Borrowed from Yoovie) emoticon ... Read more
Spectacular September---Part two
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      2 comments

emoticon Starting over, all over again. The first half of September was a bust....sick hubby, doctor visits, hosp... Read more
Spectacular September
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

Good Morning all you Happy (and even not so Happy) Sparkers! In case you missed it, it's September 1st. I'm just coming off of my first good "unassisted" night's sleep in probably the last 6 months and I'm feeling good. Started the day off wi... Read more
My Ultimate Goal
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

See this dress? Okay, I know it's not the best pic, but trust me, it's a strapless dress. No, it wasn't my senior prom dress, it's the dress my sister made me wear as a b... Read more
I'm Baaaack
Thursday, June 24, 2010      1 comments

I'm sure by now my friends are wondering "what is up with that woman?" Two username changes, but yet, not much in the way of activity. Well, that's going to change. The name changes come from not being able to identify with the name. Yeah, I... Read more
Going away for a while...
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      2 comments

I still don't have a definite answer about my knee injury, even though the ER doc said there was a fracture, the ortho guy says no. Will be having a MRI done in the very near future to determine if there are any soft tissue injuries. I'm still... Read more
Jumpropes and broken knees
Friday, February 05, 2010      1 comments

Jumpropes and I do NOT get along. How do I know this? Well, after watching Coach Nicole's jumprope video yesterday, I decided to try it. Thought that I would start out slow and build up to her rountine. So, went to the gym at my hubby's offi... Read more
Two Steps Forward, One Back and the Value of Positive Reinforcement
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      1 comments

My slo-cooker died. I'm grieving it's loss, it was so young..... Ok, so maybe I rely on my slo-cooker just a little too much. But since hubby works until 7 or 8, sometimes 9, being able to prep dinner and put it in the pot to simmer all ... Read more
Idols & Changing Goals
Saturday, January 30, 2010      3 comments

Strange title I know, but I think it will make sense by the end.... Since the day I first encountered Queen Latifah, I have idolized her. Here is a gorgeous plus size singer & actress who is proud of who she is. She seemed to be so comfor... Read more
Long Thoughts of an Evening
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      1 comments

"Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they don't have half the strength you think they have."~~Norman Vincent Peale I found this quote today quite by accident, but it has stuck with me all day. It act... Read more
Chapter four~~the breakthroughs....
Monday, January 25, 2010      1 comments

Chapter four talks about breakthrough moments, your aha & woohoos. Didn't truly understand them until this evening. My aha moment was pretty straight forward. I was thinking about going and hunting up a snack. The aha came when I realized th... Read more
Confessions from a
Monday, January 25, 2010      2 comments

"You aren't leaving that table young____________(insert gender here), until you have cleaned that plate!" Sound familiar? If so, I feel for you. I've been there. Our parents believed that they were only doing what was best for their ch... Read more
Today's funny....
Saturday, January 23, 2010      1 comments

"You're not getting enough calories today to choke a gnat," says my husband, goggling at my veggie laden dinner plate. I nearly choked myself, laughing at him. Yes, today my caloric intake is lower, but I allowed myself a rare day of sleeping ... Read more
What a day!
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      1 comments

emoticon Ok, so I screwed up today. I can't even begin to list how much chocolate I ate today, because I just do... Read more
Oh Boy!
Friday, January 08, 2010      1 comments

emoticon Just finished my nutrition tracker for the day. OMG! It's no wonder I'm where I am today. It's no ... Read more