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Thursday, February 04, 2010      10 comments

First, I got on the scale this morning and I was in the 170's. Haven't seen that number since high school. I was excited. So, I can now say I have lost 161 pounds with Spark People. Second, I think I am doing the half marathon at Surf ... Read more
I Was Suppose to Have Reached My Goal Weigh This Month
Saturday, January 30, 2010      19 comments

About a year ago, I thought this February would be the month that I would reach my goal of 150 pounds. I was losing 8-12 pounds a month back then. I am currently losing 3-5 pounds a month, which is okay with me. My new goal date is around Aug... Read more
Cake Auction
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      9 comments

My son's cub scout pack has a cake decorating contest where they auction off the cakes. Everyone bids for their own cake..., it's just how it works. So I got stuck making this cake at the last minute this afternoon..., again (it's really suppo... Read more
Field Trip
Friday, January 15, 2010      6 comments

I work in a class with children with Autism. Today we took our kids on a field trip. We were going to visit the Jappenese garden near our school, but it was closed when we got there, so we went to the park instead. I had so much fun. I love ... Read more
Feeling a Little Stressed Today
Thursday, January 14, 2010      8 comments

I am feeling a little stressed today. I am applying to another position in my school district, and it's better paying, and a very interesting job, but I do like my current position and I love my current school. I get along with my current cowo... Read more
Sunday, January 10, 2010      6 comments

The month of December was hard for me. I only went down 3 pounds the whole month, but wait "only"... isn't that a victory? I don't know why I felt a bit defeated. I enjoyed my birthday, Christmas, and New Years. I ate candy canes, birthday c... Read more
Done and Done in 2009
Thursday, December 31, 2009      11 comments

I had set a goal of 65 pounds for the year, and I lost 98. I set a goal of 12,000 fitness minutes, and I did 23,437 fitness minutes this year. I ran/walked a 10k. I went rock climbing. I tried yoga and rowing, and I like it. I set a goal to... Read more
How Do I Know When I am Done
Monday, December 28, 2009      8 comments

When I first started Spark People, in March of 2008, I had no real goal for weight loss. I just wanted more energy, which I obtained very quickly. Then I wanted to be under 300 pounds because I hadn't been under 300 pounds in over 15 years, an... Read more
The Wii Told Me I Was Overweight Today
Thursday, December 24, 2009      11 comments

I started using my Wii Fit when I weighed 330 pounds. Its max weight is 330 pounds, so I had to lose some weight before I could even use it because I started out about 340. I was very excited the day it registered me and did not give me an err... Read more
My First Run at the Turkey Trot
Friday, November 27, 2009      12 comments

Yesterday, on Thanksgiving, I ran in the Long Beach Turkey Trot. This was my first running event ever. I decided to jump into it, and bypass the 5k, and go strait for the 10k. I have been walking about 4 miles every morning for over a year no... Read more
Dressing Up Is More Fun After Losing Some Weight
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      13 comments

The other night I went to a little shindig for my sister's 30th birthday, and I was thinking how much more fun dressing up is now that I am smaller. I have lost about 145 pou... Read more
School Pictures
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      11 comments

I work at a school, and my picture ends up on the wall by the office all stinking year long. The first year I was employed at this school, I went to work not knowing that I w... Read more
My Dog is a Terrible Running Partner
Monday, November 02, 2009      9 comments

I am planning on doing the Turkey Trot 10k on Thanksgiving, and I plan on running as much of it as I can. So, I have been running more than I have been walking in the mornings. I am having problems all the time with this. My pants keep fallin... Read more
Spreading the Spark to My Family
Monday, October 19, 2009      9 comments

When I started Sparking, one of my main goals was to be a better role model for my children. I saw some bad habits developing in my children, and I did not want to pass my unhealthy lifestyle on to the next generation. I see signs all the time... Read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      10 comments

Lately I have been fighting off a cold, and I haven't been getting enough sleep. On top of that, my neighbor behind my house has decided that he wanted to replace our fence with a brick wall, so I am limited to walking my dog since she can't be... Read more

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