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Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Tuesday, March 03, 2009      2 comments

WELL. Today is Teacher Appreciation Day. Our support staff all cooked stuff and brought it in for everyone to enjoy. We had quite the array, let me tell you. The main course was Roast Beef au jus on brat buns. There were pasta salads and... Read more

Oh Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009      1 comments

Had a pretty good weekend. Saturday husband and I took some photos for our friends' wedding announcement down in Old Market. That was nice, I got some great shots. We designed the announcement for them and edited some of the photos to b... Read more

Plateau: Busted!

Sunday, March 01, 2009      5 comments

I was on a two week plateau, and I was so afraid I wasn't going to be able to shake it. I lost a pound this week!! Which puts me at 157. That means I'm only 7 pounds away from what it says on my drivers license :P... Read more


Tuesday, February 17, 2009      2 comments

I'm sitting in a meeting right now. Thank god for wireless internet. It's talking about inclusion practices and collaboration with special ed and blah blah blah. As a specialist, there's really no other way to do it. Students with disabiliti... Read more

SparkCast - Season 2: Episode 1 - Call to Arms

Sunday, February 15, 2009      4 comments

SparkCast season 2 is starting!! Catch it here:
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Friday, February 13, 2009      1 comments



Friday, February 13, 2009      0 comments

We had a snow day today!! This is amazing to me. We are supopsed to get like 6-10 inches of snow or something ridic like that. But OPS is lame, and the snow wasn't scheduled to start til 9am (which was right on). I got up to work out... Read more

Valentines Day Parties

Thursday, February 12, 2009      0 comments

So, today at the end of the day, we had the school Valentines Day party. I was supposed to help out in a Kindergarten classroom, but the teacher I was supposed to help told me to take the plan time, that she didn't really need my help (I love h... Read more


Thursday, February 12, 2009      1 comments

Okay so Valentines day is quickly becoming my favorite holiday. Here's why: Last year, for my gift, my husband got us tickets to see the EELS in Chicago. MY FAVORITE-IST BAND EVER! And it was glorious. Dad got us a hotel room for the ni... Read more

Shape up for Summer challenge!

Sunday, February 08, 2009      2 comments

Starting a team on Valentines day that will run through Memorial day! It will provide some extra support to really help you get on track before summer! Members of this team are expected to weigh in weekly, participate in daily and weekly... Read more


Tuesday, February 03, 2009      3 comments

Okay. A year ago, I posted a blog about all of the things I was proud of. Some of them continue, some are different, but in the spirit of acknowledging the journey, I will do a similar entry. I am proud that after a year, I am still going... Read more

Same woes, different year.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009      3 comments

Lately, I'm kind of feeling like I'm just going through the motions. I know what I need to do, and I'm doing it, but I'm not ENJOYING it like I should. I went back over my blog from a year ago to get re-energized and re-motivated. An ent... Read more


Sunday, January 25, 2009      6 comments

I AM IN THE 150S!!! I can't believe I made it!! I weighed in this morning at 159.6! WOOT. So I'm writing a cookbook. The women at school are all eating salads trying to lose weight, and then I stroll in with taco stuffed shells or p... Read more

One year ago...

Monday, January 19, 2009      6 comments

...was the first time I weighed in in the morning with a plan to change my life...for real this time. One year ago, I weighed 220 lbs. One year ago, I woke up on a Monday that we had off of school (MLK Jr. Day) and decided that I was ... Read more

Today is a really good day!

Thursday, January 15, 2009      5 comments

This is just an awesome day, one thing after another! It all kind of started yesterday... Yesterday, I decided that I was going to finally start my masters degree. The other art teacher and myself are going to do it 100% online through Un... Read more

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