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Determined

Monday, September 29, 2008      5 comments

I am going to get out of the RUT I was in last week! I upped my exercise goal to 2000 calories this week. Today, I worked out for 30 min this morning, and then when I got home, my dog was literally begging me to take her for a walk. So we wen... Read more

First gain :(

Sunday, September 28, 2008      4 comments

I've officially had my first gain since January. Granted, it's only .8 lbs, but still. Heres what I think happened: I started to get cocky. Thinking I was invincible and going to lose weight no matter what. I just kept EATING this w... Read more

Absurdity sets in

Friday, September 26, 2008      5 comments

This is what happens when you're locked in a gymnasium for 8 hours listening to a speech you've heard 3 times. Thank you, Photo Booth. More in the gallery!... Read more

In-service

Friday, September 26, 2008      0 comments

I'm at a conference today. Students have no school and we had a teacher work day, but we came to another elementary school for an all day Love and Logic conference. It's the EXACT same presentation that the woman gave last November at Dund... Read more

Revelation

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      1 comments

So I put on my PJs, which consist of a black cami and white shorts. The cami felt a little weird on my back. I couldn't figure out what it was at first, but then I realized... I've got SHOULDER BLADES! Not a whole lot, but enough for... Read more

Lunch...whoops!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

Lunch was SO FREAKING AMAZINGLY GOOD today. Wow. It was awesome. The roast was fantastic, the salad was awesome. And the BREAD was awesome. Particularly because the teacher who brought the bread, also brought Country Crock Cinnamon Butter. ... Read more

In other news...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

I've been contemplating switching to Middle School. I've taught elementary art for the past 3 years, and I love it, but I reallllly love the older kids. 5th and 6th grade are totally my favorite classes, hands down. I would be perfectly happy... Read more

Potluck today!!!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      0 comments

Today for lunch, the specialists and 3rd grade teachers have decided to have a little "mini potluck." One of the 3rd grade teachers is bringing a homemade pot roast (so yum), other teachers are making baked potatoes, someone else is bringing a ... Read more

Eggplant Parmesan!!

Friday, September 19, 2008      5 comments

OH MY GOD I FREAKING LOVED IT! Who am I????? My husband says I put too much marinara on it. I'm Italian, and the recipe didn't say how much. It just said "Spoon it on." So I did. It was a small jar, and I had 6 pieces. I even had about 25% ... Read more

New things

Friday, September 19, 2008      3 comments

Our challenge for today in my NWYL group is to try a SparkPeople recipe with an ingredient that you've never used before. I'm not big on veggies. I've made that point pretty clear in the past year. I'm soooooo bad at getting veggies in, un... Read more

Biggest Loser

Wednesday, September 17, 2008      5 comments

Okay. I admit it. I've never seen the show. Husband and I don't have TV. Nor do we really want to. I'm not a big fan of reality TV of any kind anyway, so even if we did have TV I don't know if I'd watch the show. So. I'm perusing peop... Read more

Back to the real world...

Monday, September 15, 2008      4 comments

Well, it's Monday. That means back to work. I found out today though that my volunteer was approved, so starting next week I'll have some help on my no plan days. That will be nice. We are starting printmaking in a few of the grades an... Read more

Exercise

Tuesday, September 09, 2008      1 comments

I read this article on Daily Spark today: www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=exercise_in_a_bot
tle_and_other_horror_stories I honestly thing that, after exercising this long, even on the days that I REALLY don't want... Read more

Feeling good.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008      3 comments

This team that I'm on makes it a lot easier to wake up in the morning and exercise. I am motivated right now to NOT let my team down and to get that 20 pounds off before the first of the year! Today I made one of those paper chains like yo... Read more

New Years Challenge

Monday, September 08, 2008      2 comments

So I'm a part of this New Years Weight Loss challenge, and one of the ladies posted a challenge to put up some "before" pictures from when the challenge starts, since we have 16 weeks together, we'd be able to see some progress in the pictures. ... Read more


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