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April Goal Results & Randomness
Sunday, May 01, 2011      9 comments

A most awesome month! My goals for April were: *25 pushups - am doing 26 - emoticon *50 situps - am doing 5... Read more
I ran, I finished, I did not cause a traffic accident!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      12 comments

WooHoo! Yay me! I ran my 1st ever race today, a 5k, just a few miles from my home. My goals were to finish, to run the whole race, not to be in last place and not to get hurt. Given that I am accident prone, the race was on the road ... Read more
1st ever race in 2 days...need advice
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      7 comments

About a month ago, in a fit of caffeinated insanity, I registered for a 5k race on 4/30. I still don't know why exactly I did this. I have successfully ignored this fact until today when I realized that tomorrow night I have to pick up my race... Read more
My Garden Plan
Thursday, April 21, 2011      11 comments

Below is my planned garden layout this year. I’m excited, each year it gets a little bigger, better organized. I can’t wait to get started planting, our last frost day should be any day now. Because of the rain, cold & wind last weekend I did... Read more
Sunday, April 17, 2011      5 comments

This seemed to be the weekend for muffins! I saw a new muffin recipe in Cooking Light I wanted to try, VYVIENN made pumpkin cranberry muffins, I learned you can freeze muffins to eat later (somehow that never occurred to me before), and my muff... Read more
What I learned from the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 16, 2011      10 comments

Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. All work and no play can make you a basket case. A cute tail attracts a lot of attention. Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day. Let happy thoughts m... Read more
My weekend plans
Friday, April 15, 2011      6 comments

Our April 15th challenge on the 30 somethings with 25-49 pounds to lose team is to blog about our weekend plans: Friday I got out of bed this morning with no snooze button. After work today I will put down some more mulch in the front be... Read more
Need Easter dinner suggestions
Thursday, April 14, 2011      6 comments

I have a little over a week to decide what to make. I am not going all out with a big family gathering; there will be just me & possibly (probably) my 2 kids, both teenagers (or close enough). I try to make holiday meals different, outside... Read more
Disappointing my daughter
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      12 comments

Over a week ago my daughter Jacqueline, 12, heard on the radio that Disney would be in town on the 9th auditioning kids for a commercial. According to the announcement they only had audition slots for the first 200 kids. I promised myself ... Read more
What I'm struggling with
Monday, April 11, 2011      6 comments

My SparkDiet action items for this week are to write a blog about the goal that I'm having the most trouble with, to figure out why and how to turn it around, and to revisit Fast Break goals and do a mini-streak on one of them. When I first... Read more
Inchies, Ouchies, Yo-Yos & Chuck
Sunday, April 10, 2011      8 comments

Inchies One of my Spark Teams is Before The Landfill - Crafty Recyclers. Last month someone suggested we make "inchies" and trade them. I had never heard of these before but I'm all about trying new things this year so I said why not. THEN ... Read more
For the love of peanut butter & chocolate
Friday, April 08, 2011      5 comments

I have a new favorite food...I have discovered The Peanut Butter & Co. line of peanut butters. My local grocery store started carrying a few of the flavors. What could be better than peanut butter combined with chocolate?!! I'm not a big ... Read more
I'm Trouble Y'all
Thursday, April 07, 2011      10 comments

With the support & encouragement of my fellow Sparkers (and some divine white chocolate peanut butter) I am moving past my little meltdown yesterday morning. New Me has reasserted dominance and sent Old Me packing off to exile with the Scale Gr... Read more
I can feel the stress melting away
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      7 comments

My house has been an on-going project for over a decade. My ex-H was great at starting projects and never finishing...and woe unto me if I dared to think about finishing something he had started just to get it done. The ex-H is gone now bu... Read more
I've gone & done it now
Monday, April 04, 2011      10 comments

Reading the Community section of the paper last night I saw a little blurb titled "Lace up for the Let's Move races". So what did I do? I registered for the 5k race on April 30. After considering the half marathon. I really don't... Read more

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