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This week was chaos but I reached a milestone

Sunday, October 04, 2015      9 comments

This week was an example of how unexpected things in life can throw me off track. I can't believe I hurt my foot. I've been so careful this time around to do things gradually and ease into everything. It's taken me three months to work up to wal... Read more

FitBit Challenge two weeks in

Monday, September 28, 2015      9 comments

Oh boy this has been interesting. We have completed two full weeks of this FitBit challenge at work and it's getting even more nuts. Some woman today had 42,000 steps. Another guy had 52,000 steps. I can't even...I think I would die. I'll g... Read more

Insanity has invaded the workplace

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      6 comments

Sooooo...people are going nuts with this FitBit competition at work. When I say nuts, I mean more than 20,000 steps a day. That might be normal for a distance runner and someone who is in a job where they are moving and on their feet all day. Th... Read more

FitBit work challenge

Monday, September 14, 2015      8 comments

As part of the discounted FitBit I received from work, there is a 10-week challenge.The woman and man with the highest average daily steps will get some type of prize. I'm really excited about this but am quickly realizing there is no way I can ... Read more

Those tricksy little emotions

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      6 comments

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. ~~ Muhammad Ali i've had an epiphany, an a-ha moment, a "duh stupid" realization after my mini-breakdown that started last week. the fact... Read more

My misery does not love company

Tuesday, September 08, 2015      6 comments

i've been trying to write this blog since my two-month anniversary on Sept. 1 but i've been in a crap mood for days. i don't even know how to write about what i'm feeling. i feel completely isolated some days. like i don't fit in with anyon... Read more

Happy, happy, joy, joy

Thursday, August 27, 2015      8 comments

I've really been hoping to get a FitBit for the obvious reasons. As a single parent with a kid in college, it's not exactly in my budget. I've been looking online and was figuring out how much I could put aside every paycheck to purchase one. I ... Read more

Work is killing my vibe

Monday, August 24, 2015      5 comments

ok this is going to be mostly complaining and wah wah wah so if you don't feel like listening to a bunch of baby crying, stop reading now. i told you all in an earlier blog i was changing positions at work. on the way to my new position i h... Read more

One thing I hate about being fat

Saturday, August 22, 2015      7 comments

There are a lot of things to not like about being fat but one thing I really loathe is having to spend a fortune on undergarments. It cost a fortune for comfortable panties and bras that fit right. I almost had to take out a small loan tonight t... Read more

Turning point

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      10 comments

Do you ever feel like sometimes on this journey it's all for nothing? Like you are doing all this work and watching what you eat but still nothing happens? That's how I was starting to feel early last week. I was tired and frustrated and just so... Read more

Boot camp is canceled and other things annoying me today

Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

I woke up today just completely exhausted even though I slept 10 hours. I'm grumpy, my back is sore and I'm stressed. Stepped on the scale and up two pounds. WTF!!!! I did my measurements today and I lost almost three inches on my waist and almo... Read more

Failure is Progress

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and mi... Read more

I feel bummed today

Saturday, July 18, 2015      3 comments

I'm really down today and I'm putting it in writing to see if it makes me feel better. Also I'm trying really hard to keep track of how my moods affect my efforts to lose weight. I made a mistake at work. What bothers me is how it affects other... Read more

Trying to make a come back

Monday, June 29, 2015      3 comments

Hello my fellow sparkies. I've been away for so long. The last two years that I've been gone have knocked me on my a**. It's too much to write about here and would probably bore most of you to tears anyway. My confidence is definitely shake... Read more

Update on the craziness that was my life

Monday, September 16, 2013      6 comments

Hello my Spark friends. I miss you all. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about at least one of you and wonder how you are are. As I've said before, I don't have internet at home anymore, which has made it a little less convenie... Read more

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