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Wednesday, March 12, 2008      3 comments

I don't know how I got this crazy idea into my head, but I signed up to play kickball! The first game is tomorrow. Hubby and I decided to join a team with our local 20s and 30s Meetup group. I haven't played kickball since elementary school! I d... Read more

Stuck at 128

Monday, March 10, 2008      7 comments

I am stuck. I have been at 128 for weeks now. I seem to get stuck a lot -- I guess I am just not doing as well with the calories as I should be. I know it's not the exercise because I exercise almost every day. Last week probably added ano... Read more

Fun way to help shelter dogs

Sunday, March 02, 2008      11 comments

This is Cole. Short for Colette. She is my sweet little shelter dog. Well, she's not so little anymore. She's 80 pounds! DH and I adopted her 9 years ago as an 8-week-old puppy at the pound in Phoenix, AZ, and she's brought nothing but joy into... Read more

Birthday reflections

Wednesday, February 27, 2008      13 comments

Today is my 33rd birthday! It is also my (third) goal date here on Spark. If you take a peek at my ticker, you'll see that I didn't make it yet again. I am 13 pounds away from my goal. But I want today to be a happy day, so I am trying not to fo... Read more

Goodbye 50 pounds

Monday, February 25, 2008      12 comments

Over the weekend, I lost another pound. This pound is special because it's also a milestone. I have now lost a total of 50 pounds!!! I don't know what amazes me most -- that I was able to lose 50 pounds, or that I managed to PUT ON 50 extra p... Read more

What are your thoughts on the Flat Belly Diet?

Wednesday, February 20, 2008      7 comments

I was watching Rachael Ray's talk show yesterday morning and my ears perked up when I heard the words "Flat Belly Diet." This is the newest diet fad out there; the two women who created this diet work at Prevention magazine and have been all ov... Read more

Eating too much

Monday, February 18, 2008      4 comments

I don't know what got into me this past week, but I have been eating like a fiend and going way over my calories most days. Let's see, I have eaten pizza (twice), Mexican food, Indian buffet and sushi. I've also been drinking more than usual lat... Read more

My huge Valentine's Eve scare

Thursday, February 14, 2008      12 comments

Wow, I don't think I slept two hours last night. Just in time for Valentine's Day, I lost my wedding ring!! I remembered putting it on last night before hubby and I went out for pizza. Later, we met my friend at the train station at BWI airport ... Read more

I have no clothes for work!

Monday, February 04, 2008      8 comments

I am looking to go back to work -- hopefully soon. In preparation for interviews and such, last night I tried on all of the nice work pants that I bought in the fall. NONE of them fit. I was SWIMMING in them! Even with a belt, which was also t... Read more

You know those weight-loss commercials?

Wednesday, January 30, 2008      9 comments

Hubby and I had a good laugh the other day. The pants in this photo are ones that I wore pretty much all last summer (and the summer before too). In fact, there is a picture in my photo gallery of me weaaring them. I have three pairs, all the sa... Read more

1 year Sparkiversary!

Sunday, January 27, 2008      6 comments

Today marks exactly one year since I found and joined SparkPeople! I am the type of person who researches something to death before jumping in head-first, so in reality, my one-year anniversary really should be around June 1. My journey st... Read more

Can Prada motivate me even more?

Friday, January 25, 2008      4 comments

Ok, so, my reward for getting to 135 was to get a cute new purse. That was 3 pounds ago but I still haven't bought it yet. I wasn't sure what I wanted. And then today, I came across this beauty: The Prada "Tessuto Multicolor Weave Tote." It's o... Read more

Goodbye Heath Ledger

Wednesday, January 23, 2008      2 comments

I am deeply upset about Heath Ledger's death at such a young age. He was truly talented (and a hottie to boot). I feel so sad for his little girl. I hope his family finds peace in this difficult time. What a shame! Sometimes I think our soc... Read more


Monday, January 21, 2008      4 comments

I had a really bad eating weekend and went to bed last night with indigestion. I had to take a tagament before I could fall asleep. Hopefully I have learned my lesson. I need to STOP eating out at restaurants and cook at home instead. Sinc... Read more

Through rain, sleet or snow, Part 2

Thursday, January 17, 2008      2 comments

As I have mentioned here before, I usually walk to the gym. It's about a mile each way. Today, we are having a snowstorm. Unfortunately for me, I've noticed that it seems to rain or snow a lot on Thursdays, which is when I go to my favorite fit... Read more

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