I Stayed on Track!
This morning I woke up feeling pretty crummy. Not only because of the couple of sleepless nights due to my cough but because last night I ate cereal and an ice cream bar in the middle of the night. I ended up eating 2,039 calories and had bar... Read more
Day #291 - Feeling Like A Bottomless Pit
Wednesday I had a very active day. I rode my bike to and from work, walked during my lunch hour and went to water aerobics that same evening. The next day, after a night of having this darn cough keep me up most of the night, I was very tired ... Read more
Day #288 - I'm Exhausted - But That's A Good Thing!
What a day! This morning I rode my bike to work. It rained last night, but wasn't raining by the time I was on the road. I have cycling pants and a jacket that kept me warm. I like cycling when it's a little chilly out. I walked with my cowo... Read more
Day #287 - Today Was A Good Day!
This morning while I was at work, the Dean of Students came walking in with her assistant and they had their hands full of gift bags. They were passing them around to all of the Administrative Employees because it's Administrative Assistant's We... Read more
Day #286 - 25,000 Step Day
I'm a pretty competitive person. I participate in Fitbit challenges and I have accepted the fact that I won't win the work week challenges because I don't have the time to put in a lot of steps, and because sometimes my exercise is bicycling or... Read more
Every once in a while I find myself in a situation where I remember something I learned from Spark. Whether it's from a Spark Friend's comment or blog, or from an article I've read, I find myself in certain situations where I can test what I've... Read more
Day #283 - Under the Weather
Last weekend I started with a sore throat Saturday morning and it never fully went away. I've had a cough, a little bit of congestion, and I'm really getting tired of it!
Yesterday, I took the day off from work to stay with my dad. He has... Read more
Day #279 - 100 Pounds Gone as of Today!
This morning I stepped on the scale, and it read "205.0". That's down three pounds from yesterday, so I thought it must be a mistake. I stepped off and then on again. It was the same, so I did it one more time and no change! Woo hoo! I am o... Read more
Yesterday was an awful day! I really appreciate all of the words of support and encouragement. It really does help! Luckily, I got through it and woke up this morning ready to start a new day and put the bad one behind me. My throat was a li... Read more
Day #277 - Is it over yet?
It's amazing how quickly a day can go from good to bad in an instant. I woke up this morning and weighed myself. I lost another pound. Slowly but surely. That's only 3 lbs in the last month, but that's following a big loss last month and sinc... Read more
iPod Update - Today Must Be My Lucky Day!
Today while I was taking my lunch hour walk with my coworker, I told her about losing my 5th Generation iPod Nano on Monday and how sad I was, even though it was old and outdated. We were walking around campus, by the Campus Safety office, and ... Read more
Day #275 - Spark Calls This A Milestone Day!
275 Days ago, I started Spark for the umpteenth time. My original start date was in October of 2006, almost 10 years ago. I lost 145 pounds on that journey and I felt great! The only problem was that I could not figure out how to maintain. I... Read more
Day #273 - I should have a little cheese with my whine.
I really want to throw an old fashioned big baby temper tantrum right now! I lost my beloved iPod. It must have happened when I was out walking around campus. It's one of the older, 5th generation ones, but I love it!
Day #272 - Part II
Today was another productive day. It makes for a busy weekend, but I can't seem to sit still these days!
I did sleep in a bit, until 7:30, which is pretty late for me, and then I laid in bed for about another hour or so. I finally got dre... Read more
The beautiful weather has carried into the weekend. Yesterday I took my daughter to her first behind-the-wheel lesson for driver education. It was two hours, so I walked while she had her driving lesson. When we got home, I had breakfast and ... Read more
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