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Motivation help....

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      10 comments

What do you do to stay motivated? My motivation right now is my wedding. Andy and I are getting married on July 15, 2016. We're beyond excited for it! I want to feel and look great in my gown and in our photos. I have ordered my gown alrea... Read more

Winter 5% Diet Commitment

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      3 comments

I'm going through the Winter 5% challenge assignments. I'm currently on the diet commitment. I've decided not to follow a specific diet. I'm much too picky of an eater to be told what I can/can't have. What I will do is commit to trackin... Read more

What I'd Like To Change

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      15 comments

My team challenge today was to list the things I'd like to change about myself and why/how. So here they are: 1.How I feel that I look in my clothes - I get tired of pulling my jeans up above my sagging belly. I get very self-conscious ab... Read more

Ridiculous Fear

Friday, August 02, 2013      12 comments

I read a really nice quote today about people stopping themselves from things in life because of a fear deep down that makes them think only other people can do things - especially weight loss. It essentially said that we sometimes make ourselv... Read more

Bahamas Cruise

Thursday, July 25, 2013      11 comments

My boyfriend and I went on a cruise to Nassau and Half Moon Cay in late June to July 1st this year. I kept saying I was going to blog about it and upload the pictures and I never did it. Well, here it is! Read more

5% Assignment #3

Monday, July 15, 2013      6 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? I want to stop getting sick all the time. I feel like having a healthier body will help me with this. I also want my clothes to fit better... Read more

Summer 5% Challenge

Sunday, July 14, 2013      8 comments

July 27th starts the Summer 5% Challenge. I'm hoping to be on team Awesome A Team again and will find out in a few days. This will be my 4th 5% challenge and while I've yet to lose 5% of my body weight, I came REALLY close during the last chal... Read more

Life Update

Monday, June 24, 2013      8 comments

It's been about a month and a half since I've last updated so here's what's going on with my life... We wrapped up the school year in mid-June. It went really well & I'm really enjoying my summer so far! I ended on a Wednesday, left that ... Read more

It's been a while

Saturday, May 11, 2013      7 comments

It's been a while since I've posted. It's also been a while since I've honestly put forth any effort! Well, today happens to be the first day of a brand spankin' new 5% challenge. It's also the day that my Spark Solution book came in the ... Read more

Reached a silly goal

Sunday, April 07, 2013      11 comments

Today a reached a goal - a silly goal - but still a goal! I receive the weekly digest emails from the teams that I'm on and I like to look at the bottom to see who's racking up points for the team. For the past several weeks (since I've re... Read more


Saturday, April 06, 2013      8 comments

This is my Spring break week from work. I've been enjoying it, but it's going by very quickly! I got home from a nice walk on Monday to find out that my FitBit One had arrived! I was so excited! I then found out that it arrived about 5... Read more

Trying Something New

Saturday, March 23, 2013      7 comments

While today is bright and sunny and beautiful looking, it's quite deceiving. It's actually still only in the 30's. Upper thirties, but still thirties. If it weren't for the wind it wouldn't be so bad. I'm definitely a beach girl, this winter... Read more

You can do it everywhere

Thursday, March 21, 2013      4 comments

Often times I read the tips about fitting exercise into your day. We all have days that are jam-packed from start to finish, me definitely being one of those people. Not wanting to miss a workout - and wanting to prove to myself that there are... Read more

Stocking Up & Shoes

Sunday, March 17, 2013      8 comments

I got myself super organized for the week today. I ran what felt like a million errands this afternoon. I went to 2 different Walgreen's in search of chocolate coins for my students b/c Lucky the Leprechaun may just break into our classroom to... Read more

Gains & Not the Good Ones

Saturday, March 16, 2013      5 comments

I weighed in & posted a gain today. I saw it coming earlier this week, tried to curb it, was unsuccessful. Was I upset & disappointed? Of course. Is it the end of the world? No. Is this the end of my Spark journey? Absolutely not! ... Read more

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