I signed my daughters up for soccer this year. First time ever. Hopefully they'll have fun. But the team they were assigned to didn't have a coach.
So guess what?? Yeah, you parents know what's coming, don't you? :) My husband is no... Read more
Labor Day Weekend!
Have a lovely Labor Day Weekend! :)
We'll be spending it at home...and I'm gonna celebrate by thawing a pecan pie I baked a couple months ago. Should be yummy yum yum.
Plus some extra-long hikes to burn said pie. :) I had a g... Read more
Big Sky Country
Today I decided to go for a hike/walk after I dropped the kids off at school. Usually I hit the treadmill in the basement before school & by the time I take them, I'm already exercised & showered. But today I decided on a Me Day....a day to ... Read more
Ok, so WTF? I actually got 7 hours of sleep last night. Uninterrupted sleep, I might add. That is SO rare for me, I can't even tell ya'.
So why the heck do I feel so freakin' TIRED today?!? I got up, did a pretty decent workout, inclu... Read more
I have been having SO much fun this morning--playing with my new toy!
I am an all-around crafter--I scrapbook, I quilt, I knit, I sew...I do a bit of everything. :) So imagine my dismay when my old, trusty sewing machine completely DIED... Read more
Why is it I feel more tired this weekend, after doing virtually nothing, than I do on weekends when I run my arse ragged?!? :)
Rhetorical question. However, that being said, I do NOT feel guilty about spending all day Saturday, laying on... Read more
First Week of School
Today is the last day of the first official week of school here...and we've survived! Almost! School will be out at 3 pm, and I'm sure my kids will be tired. They've had a great first week though--so that's what counts. It's nice to start t... Read more
I had a fantastic "spiritual" morning! I went on my longest hike/walk ...and reveled in the gorgeous mountains around me, the cool morning air & the feeling of POWER I felt!
I came home, lifted my heaviest 10 lb weights & realized the lif... Read more
The Hills Are Alive
Yeah, so I'm humming the Sound of Music........so what's it to ya??! I AM a bit of a nutter apparently. :)
Actually I was just thinking about how different it was to do a 30 minute hike/walk around my mountainously-hilly neighborhood toda... Read more
I was feeling surprisingly unmotivated this morning--surprising, because I actually got 7 straight hours of sleep last night (a rare feat for me...usually I don't get more than 5 or 6 hours of sleep, sometimes less).
So I lifted weights wit... Read more
I flew with my kids to Fargo, North Dakota, last weekend to see my 95-year-old grandma (their great-grandma, duh). And I was worried, because I knew I'd be eating out EVERY NIGHT...at my uncle's restaurant, the Spitfire.
The Spitfire in... Read more
A Sign Of Success
Ok, so I've felt good for the last 8 or 9 months. I reached my goal weight & then some. I've MAINTAINED that weight now for close to a year. And I have a bit of a swelled head I suppose...and today it swelled bigger.
I went for a walk/... Read more
Ok, so lately I am obsessed with earning the MAXIMUM number of SparkPoints everyday...just so I can get a new little trophy doodad picture for myself. Ridiculous!
I guess it's better than being obsessed with cheetos. Or dark chocolate. Or ... Read more
Bye-Bye Baked Doritos
I've been meaning to blog about this for a while...
Did y'all know that Frito Lay is no longer making Baked Doritos?!? My local stores (ALL OF THEM) have been out of Baked Doritos for months, and finally, the local Frito Lay rep stocking m... Read more
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How much is TOO much?
I've received some lovely messages from fellow Sparkers lately--commenting on my 62 lbs lost, and asking for some tips...how did I do it? :)
Well, you can scroll down until you find my "Top Tips" blog posting for that answer......
On... Read more