EMILY088's Blogs

Oct 15 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012      0 comments

It's been a while since I've blogged and not much has really changed. I haven't lost much weight (haven't gained but have lost about 4lbs). I know exactly what I do right - and exactly what I do wrong. Just because I know what I do right an... Read more
Inches Away...
Friday, June 08, 2012      1 comments

I am doing something new - instead of despairing over weight-loss plateau, I've decided that I will instead focus on inches and I am PSYCHED! In the month of May, I lost over 11 inches - 4 in my waist alone. This is two years into my journey and... Read more
Another Spark
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      2 comments

It has been a while since I logged on to Spark. I don't really know why I stopped except that I was spending so much time logging and such that I was unable to spend time elsewhere at work and home. Thankfully I've learned that I really need thi... Read more
I can do anything - a dream about dreams, bicycles, and aliens
Monday, August 15, 2011      1 comments

I can do anything! When I was younger, it used to be that I ‘thought’ I could do anything. Why? My parents told me that I could. Therefore, anything was possible. The list was endless: I could be president. I could be an astronaut. ... Read more
My Road. My Run. My Life.
Thursday, June 23, 2011      5 comments

So want to sleep in. Know that I cannot. Got to move. Open my eyes and observe the first glimpse of morning light filtering through my windows. As the dawn peaks through, I lie in bed and take some time to get my resting heart rate – nice and st... Read more
Regroup and the Six Million Dollar Man
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      1 comments

I blew it this past week. Off and on. Good and bad. Everything in between. I’m definitely no angel and I can’t even compare to the truly gifted amongst us - those with awesome willpower. In my own environment and schedule, I can keep with... Read more
Zumba Shake It ~
Friday, June 10, 2011      2 comments

Okay, since November I've been doing zumba a few times a week and I love it. I go to different classes because my personal schedule changes which is awesome because I have different teaching styles of instructors. Some are easier and some are de... Read more
Thursday, June 09, 2011      0 comments

I'm thankful for the following: God, my children, my husband, my parents, my friends, my job, the sunshine, the rain, my pets, flowers, the wind, water, and you!... Read more
Morning Time
Sunday, June 05, 2011      0 comments

This morning, and every morning for the past two weeks, I have dragged myself out of bed with a PLAN! One that each morning I am more excited about than the previous morning! Finally - it is nice enough to go outside and run / jog / walk! ... Read more
Still Doin' it!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      1 comments

I'm still working out and watching my diet. Just been too busy to get on here although I know I need to. I've missed all of the articles and tips. Sometimes I get tired of doing the same exercises, even though I have about ten different things I... Read more
What is Love?
Thursday, February 10, 2011      1 comments

What is love? A couple of things.... My children are love. Their pleasure in learning new things and accomplishing new tasks make me smile. Their snuggles and hugs on these cold winter days make me almost cry. Their laughter and tears... Read more
Sunday, February 06, 2011      2 comments

This is my first weekend off in a long time. Not from work but from extra - extracurricular activities! Needless to say - I'm enjoying it! My husband thought I'd be bored out of my mind by now but I'm not. Today I've worked out, made a healthy b... Read more
Audit, Ice Storm & Strep Throat
Saturday, February 05, 2011      2 comments

They say bad things happen in threes and this week it was true. I had an internal audit this week at work, three days of 'surprise' that seemed to be never-ending. The auditor showed up on Wednesday morning, after I risked life and limb to drive... Read more
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

All I can ask is: When is Spring gonna get here? Phew.... Okay, 1 & 1/5 ice on the car and roads this morning did not make me a happy camper and yet I enjoyed the peace I felt while driving to work. No high school kids running me off... Read more
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

Okay...I'm not Superwoman! Phew...at least that's out of the way and I don't have to try and live up to a nearly impossible self-imposed expectation! However, I still have some superpowers. As both of my daughters reminded me last night (I... Read more

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