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It's the little things...

Saturday, November 21, 2015      7 comments

Hubs has been planning a late buck hunting trip to Washington and my youngest wanted to go with her. They had been changing dates and times and back and forth. Nicole says "well, boyfriend and I have a one year anniversary that week so I can't... Read more

The conspiring universe...

Thursday, November 05, 2015      10 comments

Now in hindsight I'm thinking of all the things I SHOULD have done. I didn't go running because I put on my shoes and my ankle kept popping out. I checked the bottoms of my shoes and they are very very worn. Momma needs new shoes!! ... Read more

November rambles.

Sunday, November 01, 2015      10 comments

Although I haven't been posting much (and that needs to change for my own accountability) I have been constantly obsessing over what I need to do. I think it was Sparkguy or someone in Spark who tweeted the question of what was harder: food or ... Read more

diary of events....

Tuesday, October 13, 2015      10 comments

My transistion to veganismn is still a work in progress. For example: Hubby comes into my office yesterday and says, "I know the answer to this....but, if you wanted to go with me golfing, you could watch....Sylvia will be there and..." ... Read more

"Falling" fine!

Monday, September 21, 2015      13 comments

emoticon Today I will be going to the dentist. I've had this tooth in the back that I've ignored for well ov... Read more

that day 3

Thursday, September 03, 2015      12 comments

It's my nemesis. why 3 days? why can't it be 33 days? then 333 days? nope 3 I think about it daily I just don't move. quickly. But I shall not quit! It's another day 1!! I just need to quit giving myse... Read more

SO far behind in getting ahead...

Sunday, July 19, 2015      10 comments

I finally got moving to a daily routine...sort of. I'm only on day 3 which is usually where I peter right on out. but...going to finish this damn thing if it .... if it....well, if it makes me feel better I guess. LOL So can't talk much a... Read more

June Year Resolutions

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      11 comments

Okay, so It's NOT New Year's Eve, persay, but as of June 1st we will be at the half way point folks. Half way. I've accomplished nothing. and I do mean nothing. and truth be told it's just pure, simple, shame on me excuses. ... Read more

Friday Rambles and stuuuuuuff

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

this past week I've been hecka busy. In between working, band meetings, and tending to hubs and the kids (an always full time job there right?) I thought about last week's blog. and what I was doing to make it better. Well, I do agree with... Read more

I'm too lazy to type this right now...

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      13 comments

We've all been there. I'm sure this is why most of us are here. You'd think after five years of Spark, I'd have the answers. Alas. I'm just out of it this month. Well,... Read more

When a hippo hits a snake

Thursday, March 05, 2015      14 comments

I've gotten out to do some running. The first day was like "omg 20 minutes? and I'm dying?" the 2nd day was like "booyah, yeah I'm getting into this" but the third day... ah yes, ssssssee those threes? I have this trail behind my... Read more

Pause, Rewind, Delete

Monday, February 23, 2015      12 comments

If it were only that easy to fight the mutant ninja fat cells that way. So here it is in black and white. I have completely regained the 10 pounds that I've worked so so hard to lose. those ten pounds of plateauing. those... Read more

um rambles and stuff

Monday, February 09, 2015      8 comments

I've been trying Combat off and on. Notice the off and on. I'm still learning consistency. However, I did this time print out a full workout....stickers ready. I measured myself. I even (gasp) took pics. I'm still debating whether ... Read more


Thursday, January 29, 2015      9 comments

First I want to thank everyone for their amazing support. I really needed to vent and so it was nice to just "get it out there". thank you. I was going to do a DVD workout this morning. I am currently doing the Combat workout, which is a... Read more

My Mental Breakthrew (a serious blog)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      18 comments

Anyone watching the Biggest Loser or Dr Oz will know that with weight loss comes mental breakthroughs. What is holding us back? What makes us self sabbatoge or attempt to give up on a long speed bump? Many things can be hidden in oneself ... Read more

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