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Searching for my spark... again

Monday, December 02, 2013      12 comments

I just had a baby 7 weeks ago, and after a very difficult pregnancy (including 10 weeks of bed rest) and my health completely tanking after giving birth (hello 200/110 blood pressures!) I am about at the weight where I started the first time, an... Read more

A year's worth of change, with pictures!

Thursday, February 09, 2012      22 comments

This was me Thursday February 17, 2011 (less than a year ago): and here I am today: Read more

Why my dinner is awesome- Updated with Pictures!!!

Monday, October 17, 2011      11 comments

Once in a while, I eat something that is SOOO good and turns out to be a caloric steal, and when I do, I want to shout it from the roof tops because EVERYONE should get to eat this well and still lose weight. Because my neighbors don't take too ... Read more

What's New?

Monday, October 10, 2011      9 comments

Hi guys :) It's funny how I will go through a few days where I have tons of blog ideas, and all these light bulbs go off and I MUST write them down, and then I have long stretches of relative nothingness... not in a sad sort of way, in a "t... Read more

What's On Your Playlist?

Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

Whatís on your playlist? I have found that a good song (one with a fast pace and a good beat) can make the difference between a lackluster workout and a stellar one. I would love to know whatís on your playlists (all of it or just your favo... Read more

Marla's Favorite Things- like Oprah's without the giveaways and expensive stuff :)

Monday, September 19, 2011      13 comments

As I have said in past blogs, I love autumn! As the air gets colder I am growing more and more in love with some of my new (and old) fall things. Whenever I find something good I always want to tell my friends about it, so here it goes :) T... Read more

It's worth hanging on!

Thursday, September 15, 2011      12 comments

I am feeling incredibly good today and I thought I should document it, so that I can look back on this on the not so good days. Today, everything is clicking. My workout was good, my sugar cravings are starting to subside, and the weather is coo... Read more

Time to intensify

Monday, September 12, 2011      11 comments

My commitment has not started to flag, but my intensity has and although I think that is normal and healthy (you cannot be at intensity level 10 all the time without popping a spring in your brain), I am actually looking forward to a good old fa... Read more

We interrupt this vacation for a very important lesson [for me]

Saturday, September 03, 2011      8 comments

This family "staycation" has been wonderful, we have been exploring our city like tourists, we vowed not to eat at any chain restaurants and not to spend much money, so we have been hitting up little hole in the wall restaurants and exploring al... Read more

I'm 30 years old... with pictures!

Monday, August 22, 2011      25 comments

So I'm officially in my thirties now and very glad to have left behind my twenties. I had several wonderful birthday parties, lots of yummy food, and awesome presents... I can't even come up with the words to describe the past week, let's just s... Read more

A good mother______

Friday, August 12, 2011      8 comments

One thing I learned after I had Ella was to withhold judgement until you have truly been there, no matter what it is (in this case parenting). I was pregnant at the same time as one of my friends, she had her baby 5 months earlier and my husband... Read more

Commence Breakdown

Friday, August 12, 2011      17 comments

I haven't written in a while, probably because I haven't had anything much to say, and when I have it has been a little bit blue, so I just said nothing. I'm eating well, I'm exercising- hard (except for today, my ankle is throbbing a souve... Read more

HUGE- what I just realized

Friday, August 05, 2011      16 comments

Sometimes life turns into a pattern, repeating itself over and over- you are so used to it, so comfortable with it, that you donít even notice the etchings of it all over your life. You are in essence, creating it yourself and yet you could not ... Read more

Missed moments- weddings and feeling fat

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      8 comments

I was just watching one of those wedding shows on cable and it made me think about my own wedding and the wedding of my best friend Helen and how I was so preoccupied with how fat I felt and how embarrassed I was to be in a dress, to be the cent... Read more

will not give up... part 2

Monday, August 01, 2011      15 comments

I just realized that it is not my fear of giving up that is worrying me- for I am not the least bit afraid that I will throw in the towel. What I am afraid of/ sad about, is that I will continue to work this hard and never reach my goal. I am af... Read more


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