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Welcome Simona Arleen!

Sunday, March 08, 2015      7 comments

Dear All, After a great deal of anticipation, our little miracle was born last Thursday, 3/5 at around 8:30a.m. I had a c-section, and went home on Saturday (made it my goal to go home after two days) to recover comfortably. It has been q... Read more

Healthy Eating Still Going Well and Lost Some Weight

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      9 comments

Watch, The doctor is going to say something, or not. The eating has been going well, but I still can't reach a reasonable caloric range. I actually lost some weight, which may not be the worst thing because my back really bothers me now... Read more

Healthy Eating Is Going Well and Movement

Thursday, January 08, 2015      5 comments

Well, That's as far as I have gotten, mostly because I am finishing my syllabi for next week. The healthy eating is going well; I just need to pick up more calories with the protein and maybe some nuts because right now, the calories are w... Read more

Back on and Logging

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      7 comments

Hello All! Sorry it has been so long. Quick update, the pregnancy is still going well. The baby is due in a couple of months. However, I gained 35 pounds (cough, choke), and now I am on a whole foods diet. Basically, I need to eat lots ... Read more

Gained 10 Pounds, Ugh

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      5 comments

I was doing so well, but these last few weeks have been awful. Mostly, it's the elaborate snacks and unhealthy eating like shakes and hamburgers. But, I thought about it, and I have a feeling this go round, I won't have the umph to lose 40 pou... Read more

Sunday Plan

Sunday, October 19, 2014      1 comments

Simple Sunday plan: Bike or go for a walk 30 minutes. Who am I kidding, walk. I'm actually pretty wiped out today and will need a nap, sooon. Yesterday, my doctor didn't bother to call me back about the stupid lox I ate. WTF? Ser... Read more

Ate a No-No Food Yesterday, and I Am so Pissed!!!!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      1 comments

I have to tell the story somewhere, and yes, I am calling my doctor as soon as the clinic opens. Yesterday, I went with my husband to eat breakfast at a bagel shop. So, I was avoiding the deli meat and ordered the lox bagel. I thought it ... Read more

Going to Vignyasa Yoga Second Week in a Row

Friday, October 17, 2014      4 comments

I love this kind of yoga, though I can't always keep up with the class. I am looking forward to downward facing dog pose. Anyway, I finally made it to the gym yesterday. I couldn't do as much as I thought I would, but I think slower is be... Read more

Did My Yoga Last Friday and Lumberjack Hunger

Thursday, October 16, 2014      5 comments

Dear All, First, sorry my posts are so far apart. I just get caught up trying to keep up with all the essay grading. In fact, my guilty conscience woke up up early today, so I could finish a stack of essays, and now, I want to EAAAAT. ... Read more

Still Struggling with Exercise. OK, Except for Shopping, I Haven't Done Squat

Thursday, September 25, 2014      2 comments

Here's the good news, my weight gain is under control. I have only gained one pound this month (of course, I have also been sick and puking again, which I think contributed to that), and I'm wearing medium pregnancy pants. That was a real shoc... Read more

Back after a Long Hiatus

Monday, September 15, 2014      8 comments

Dear Spark Fam, Well, it has been a very difficult last few months. I lost over 25 pounds, and this weekend felt like a slump because I caught a cold and puked everything all weekend long. But, I am much better today. We waited to te... Read more

Lost 20 Pounds

Monday, August 11, 2014      2 comments

Obviously, I'm still unwell and I'm not happy about this. Will write more later. Gotta go to my first day of work.... Read more

Still Eating Like a Bird, and I MISS My Tastebuds

Thursday, July 31, 2014      6 comments

I am not vomiting non-stop anymore, which is awesome, but my body is still adjusting because I am never hungry. In fact, very few things taste good anymore. However, my energy is still pretty good, though I can't do much more than walk a few ... Read more

Still Can't Keep Anything Down

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      4 comments

I already lost 4 pounds, but this is definitely not the way to do it. Keep praying for my special intention. I get more test results tthis week. ... Read more

Been Really Sick and Hurt My Back Last Sunday, After Core Yoga

Friday, July 18, 2014      5 comments

Dear All, Sorry I haven't been around. First, last Sunday, I hurt my back in the locker room after an awesome core yoga session. (Who does that?) My back is all better now. Then, Monday through basically today, I have been in bed ... Read more

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