Life Is Good!
First of all, drum roll...... Yes, I am at my ideal weight for my height! Yay! Ya Hoo! Yippeeee!!!!! What a journey! Since being at my heaviest, 180 pounds back in 2002, I've lost a total of 45 pounds! I weighed close to 170 pounds when I starte... Read more
25 Days Until Convention & Lots To Do!
Here we are just 25 days until convention! So many things have happened and so many things to do yet. First of all I have to say that I love Shakeology!!! I drink it every day, yummy flavors, love chocolate and the new vanilla too. I have lost 1... Read more
So many things to update!
The Biggest Loser Contest went very well! 40 people in our small community. But it did add a lot of stress to my life and I didn't do very well in the challenge. In fact for me it backfired, I started staying up la... Read more
People in my community want help losing weight.
Here is an update. I had shared that I was going to co-host a Biggest Loser contest for people in my community. We did minimal spending for advertising, a few flyers in local businesses of our small community, emails, and a Facebook event. We th... Read more
Life is Busy!
I have enough to do on a daily basis, on days that I teach Zumba, I am gone from home for 12 hours, that happens 3 days a week. But the classes need new people as something keeps happening to my regulars, mostly health issues that come up. So I ... Read more
Spark Friends, Please Read This! :)
Thanks for being there for me Spark Friends!!! Not one single thing in my life is any better than what it has been except for my own attitude. I was in a funk and I believe that we all have to go through those from time to time. I was right that... Read more
Asking for Prayers
I've been wanting to blog, but I have a really hard time blogging when I can't be positive. I will just ask a favor - Please keep me and my family in your prayers. There isn't anything major that has gone wrong lately. It is hard to put into the... Read more
Sharing Pics - Happy Event!
I've been pretty busy, we had a special event in the family, a WEDDING! My daughter came up with so many neat ideas! They bought a place in the country and had their wedding there, outside ceremony, reception and dance in their haymow. They put ... Read more
Life Isn't Always Sunshine & Roses...
I know that most of my blogs are upbeat and positive, but want everyone to know that my life isn't perfect - far from it. So why don't my blogs reflect that? For one, I don't like focusing on the negative. I simply have a hard time writing blogs... Read more
Can It Be? Oh My, The Scale Is Actually Going Down!
All the stars and planets must be in perfect alignment because the scale is slowly going down!!! This losing pounds is tough business! But here is what I am finding, although Sparkpeople is a great resource, there is still more to losing weight ... Read more
Self-Awareness Moment: I Like Challenges
I had an ah-ha moment today. I love challenges! It's not that I'm a perfectionist or a person that can't say "no". My super busy life is stemmed partly from the need to earn money but also because of the challenge.
I've always loved puzzles... Read more
Crazy, Wildy Awesome, Fantastic Zumba Adventure!
I really should be getting some things done, but I just have to share my exciting adventure! You are all going to think that I am really crazy, my family does and they are still shaking their heads in disbelief. But it is a good crazy, trust me.... Read more
I have been doing some soul searching today. Today is the deadline day to turn in signatures and an essay to be nominated for a new Zumba(R) Fitness Council referred to as ZCOM. I really felt drawn to this and when a get that strong of a feeling... Read more
The past few weeks have been filled with appointments! The awesome routine doctor visits including blood tests and mammogram. I needed a crown, so a couple of dental appts. It was also time to get my hair done. There have been several dress fitt... Read more
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Summer Camp! :)
I was lucky enough to be asked to do a Zumba session for a summer camp! The camp theme was on healthy choices. It's not a paying gig, but more to enlighten people on how fun Zumba is! It was a blast!!! The kids were so great! There were 26 kids... Read more