How many times have you found yourself doing something that you never, ever could see yourself doing, or never dreamed you would be doing?
Well after much research, I have found myself eating a vegan diet the past 2 weeks. I dont know if its ... Read more
Saying goodbye to baby Elijah
I havent been around here much lately. We had a terribly sad event happen in our family. As some of you know, all 3 of my children are expecting. The photos on my page are from my oldest daughter, Angela's baby shower. Angela was 3 wks from h... Read more
Mixing it up
I have been in the 180's far too long. I was only supposed to be there 4-6 weeks tops, but it went more like 7 weeks, 8 weeks, 9 weeks.
I thought at first that I plataued, but in reality I had gotten really busy at work and in my personal l... Read more
Still cant believe what happened...
I sure have missed my Sparkfriends and wondered how you are all doing over the past few weeks.
January 6th I was at work, and the manager from my apartment complex called to tell me that someone had broken into my apartment and my things we... Read more
Half empty or Half full?
Well first off I wanna say that I had pics I wanted to share but I am afraid I deleted them because I cant find them. :(
Ok so I had big goals for December. I have to take that back and call them hopes instead of goals because I didnt get ... Read more
Week 3 Cooking Challenge with pic
This week's cooking challenge is more of a challenge for me than the two previous weeks.
1. Make smart substitutions - Learn how to alter a recipe to swap less healthy ingredients with smarter choices.
2. Baking Lighter- Also deals with subs... Read more
Week 2 Cooking Challenge with pics
Ok, so second week into the Cooking Challenge and all of the things listed to do, I do already. I did read some required reading, but that was pretty much it for this week.
The challenge that I chose was to make one new thing per week for a ... Read more
Christmas Crafting w/ pics
Next weekend is the Christmas Party for the Women's Ministry at my church.
I usually am the event planner & decorator. This year I chose a Rustic Theme.
I will be sure to take photos and will sharehow it came out next weekend.
Here ar... Read more
A disaster calorie day
My goodness, I need a do-over!
When I have something that would be considered less than healthy, I try to work it into my daily calories, but today was bad right from the beginning.
Normally I eat breakfast about 8:30 or 9:00am when I get t... Read more
Wk 1 Cooking Challenge with pics
For December, I left some of the Spark Teams that I have never been active in, and added a team that I knew I would participate in.
I joined the Healthy Cooking Challenge. There are weekly challenges, and in addition, my personal challenge ... Read more
I decided to do Tabata 2x a wk before going to work. huh! Not a good idea because I exercise first thing out of bed.
When you wake up, your body is dehydrated from no water for 7-8 hrs.,
Your blood sugar is low from no food, so you are la... Read more
Am I The Only Person Who Has Never Heard Of Tabata?
Am I the only one who has not heard of Tabata?
Well if I'm not, Tabata is the most difficult cardio I've ever done! But its also the shortest work out too lasting only 4min. -for athletes, less if you are a novice like me.
Its said to be th... Read more
Why is Christ rarely invited to his own birthday celebration?
You know, I wonder. Practically the whole world celebrates Christmas. You know CHRISTmas??? The birthday of Christ our savior, the messiah?
If it were my son's birthday, but I bought gifts for everyone in my family EXCEPT my son, and didn... Read more
Results of my Thanksgiving Day Plan
I prepared my food and took it with me as planned. The hostess was supposed to make a ham, but made turkey instead. That was all the better for me calorie wise.
I had Turkey
Pomegranate seeds... Read more
Thanksgiving Day Game Plan
I saw another blogger's Holiday Game Plan and thought it was a good line of defense. Well..offense really. Anyway I think its a great idea to be prepared and not be a victim of my flesh; which is gluttony.
I worked REALLY hard to get out o... Read more