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bah-humbug **grumpy emoticon**

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      9 comments

Well truly this year has started off with no bang, no confetti, and really just has been a struggle: the same as 2014. Which is, in my book, poopy. **envision a pile of poopy emoticon right here** I just got back from Denver from visiting... Read more

Resolutions 2015

Friday, January 09, 2015      10 comments

Can today be January 1st? I think I'm a little behind folks. Just updated my page and still trying to figure out where 2014 went. Today, as I sit engulfing my plain coffee I thought I'd spend a little time catching my brain up to today'... Read more

prepping for the New Year checklist:

Monday, December 22, 2014      6 comments

I am a weigh leader of our 5% Spark team and right now our assignment is to: "In 2015 give yourself the gift of a slimmer healthier body. Make this Challenge the Best Ever! Check List Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water b... Read more

Running against the wind.

Saturday, December 13, 2014      10 comments

yup it's in as much as I was kind of mentally beating my self up regarding NOT being able to run a full 20 minutes, well...the story goes like this: Yesterday... Read more

Finding our time rambles.

Monday, December 08, 2014      7 comments

It finally rained in California. by rain, I mean a LOT. My husband and I were looking at the poor excuse I call a garden this year and I sighed "I need to make it pretty, but alas I just need to find the time" My husband, in his sweet ... Read more

I hate my bestie right now

Thursday, December 04, 2014      12 comments

well, I haven't been running every day as I'd like to do, BUT I have been running 3x a week as the Couch to 5K program shows AND I'm on week 5 day 2 which is a full 8 minute three terrifies me...a full 20 minute run!! gasp!!! I'm tr... Read more

Oh boy, that was brutal

Saturday, November 22, 2014      16 comments

I knew it was coming. I had told y'all I was bingin' waaaaaaaay too much and it caught up. BIG TIME!! yup...that beautiful 169 goal was self sabotaged ... Read more

Monday, take two

Monday, November 17, 2014      8 comments

So I deleted the last blog. Not because it was anything bad or whatnot. It actually, (I thought) was pretty good and heartfelt. It needed to be said. However, I kind of freaked out about anyone outside spark ever catching it so it went a... Read more

Silver Award rambles

Thursday, November 13, 2014      9 comments

I finally got one of those babies on my Spark Tracker. I see a lot of negativity towards the Spark Tracker, but I figure it is what it is for the price so I quite enjoy mine. It's great until I can advance to a new giggity gadget. I so love n... Read more

Tis what I get for sneeking a peek

Thursday, November 06, 2014      13 comments

It's a good thing I don't let the scale ruin a day. I figured with the consistent running I've done this week it'd be pretty. Not. I looked at the number (yes, above 169) and said "liar" and got off. and you know what? I'm going... Read more

Two items of utmost importance!!!

Monday, November 03, 2014      11 comments

!) I finally made it to week 2 of my C25K running and Spark running plan. I know. whoa! I had made it to week 4 before (a long long long time ago) and for the life of me couldn't get up a hill, then I slacked off for um....3 or 5 ... Read more

I have seven minutes

Saturday, November 01, 2014      9 comments

Seven minutes til I grab my shoes and off to work. a quickie. um. **stares at blank page in desperation** emoticonRead more

Everyone deserves a new beginning

Friday, October 24, 2014      16 comments

I haven't been inactive lately, I just haven't been able to blog. Which is a good thing, I suppose. I just re-read my last blog and it made ME smile...what can I say? I crack myself up. I haven't been consistent at exercising, but I have... Read more

Major Mojo Madness

Friday, September 12, 2014      10 comments

We all do it. (no, not that...) We all say we're going to get going, but something holds us back. Whether it be our newest excuse, life, time, or just simple lack of motivation we get ourselves in our own way. I'm big on it. and... Read more


Tuesday, September 09, 2014      10 comments

After texting back and forth, hubs and I did talk. I explained why I was so hurt by him. He said I was complaining about job, life etc for a week and it was too much. I explained I listened to it for over six years with support and expect the... Read more

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