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Tuesday, April 14, 2009      7 comments

I went to my long-awaited Zumba class last Thursday. I meant to blog about it a lot sooner but got busy so... For anyone who is not familiar with Zumba, it's a workout using latin dance moves: salsa, merenge (sp), etc. It was fun, but a lit... Read more
Knitting is not my forte
Thursday, April 09, 2009      9 comments

I am so proud of my hubby today. He passed his final architecture exam and can now get his license! Woo hoo!! It's been 6 long years of studying (the exam has NINE parts) and now he is DONE DONE DONE!! We got the test results in the mail today! ... Read more
Back from my trip
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      5 comments

Late Monday night, hubby and I got back from our mini babymoon in Seattle. It rained Thursday (the day we arrived) but the rest of the weekend was absolutely perfect: sunny and in the low 70s! We couldn't have asked for more beautiful weather. ... Read more
My newest amazing adventure...
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      12 comments

I've spent the past 2 years of my life losing weight. Now I am actually GAINING weight once more, but .... I'm OK with it. As some of you know, I am pregnant with my first child. We are expecting a little girl in August. I'm so very excit... Read more
Icky day!
Thursday, March 26, 2009      3 comments

I'm not sure what will motivate me to go to the gym today. It's cold, rainy and I have no energy plus a headache. Ugh.... But if I don't go today, I won't get to go until maybe Sunday but probably Tuesday (Monday I will be busy). Hubby and... Read more
Thanks everyone! Interview went well! :)
Friday, March 20, 2009      7 comments

Thanks to everyone who responded to my last blog with ideas for questions to ask the Food Network host I was going to interview. We had a fun chat on Tuesday. Of course, I thought of even more questions afterwards. :) Here is the link to the s... Read more
What would you ask a Food Network show host?
Sunday, March 15, 2009      6 comments

This week I will have the pleasure of interviewing the host of a Food Network show that I love for my healthy living column. I'm very excited!! I have my questions ready, but I'm sure there are better/more interesting questions to ask that I am ... Read more
How very cool!
Thursday, March 05, 2009      4 comments

Did you get the e-mail about the Spark convention in May?? That is awesome! I would LOVE to go. Unfortunately, I don't think I will be able to. It's too far away. But I hope they have more of them — I want to meet my fellow Sparkies and the coac... Read more
No more chicken tikka :(
Thursday, February 26, 2009      6 comments

I'm so sad! I LOVE Indian food, and unfortunately this type of food is not easy to duplicate at home, so when we do go out to get it, it's worth it to me. Anyway...there is a restaurant near our house (maybe a 20-minute walk) that had reall... Read more
Water, water everywhere but my tummy
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      9 comments

Today I have water on my mind. I know it's important to drink lots of water and to stay hydrated. But I've never been able to drink all the water that Spark recommends. I am just not that thirsty and I don't like living in the bathroom for most ... Read more
Zumba!! Ole!
Sunday, February 22, 2009      6 comments

Ok, yes, it's 2:30 a.m. but I have insomnia! It sucks!!! But what a great time for a blog, huh? LOL! gym is da bomb! I found out this morning that they will start offering a Zumba class starting at the end of March! Woo hoo!! I ... Read more
Yesterday's workout and cool magazine discovery
Thursday, February 19, 2009      7 comments

So yesterday was a nasty kind of day. I skipped my noon cycle class because I couldn't bring myself to get out and walk to the gym. Around 3 p.m. I started to feel guilty, so I decided to go to the 5:15 bosu class. I cheated a little bit becaus... Read more
At a new place in my Spark journey
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      6 comments

Now that I'm no longer in weight-loss mode, I've noticed some changes as it pertains to my Spark journey. As we move through different phases in this process — starting out, starting to lose a significant amt. of weight, nearing goal, reachin... Read more
Excited for The Amazing Race tonight!!!!
Sunday, February 15, 2009      8 comments

Tonight is the beginning of a new season of The Amazing Race. Those who know me here know that the show has been my inspiration from the beginning. What better incentive to get fit than the idea of racing around the world and possibly winning $1... Read more
Video of my bosu class ...ROTFL!
Saturday, February 07, 2009      5 comments

The first time I took the bosu class, there was a woman taping the class for the first few minutes. I remember we had to sign something giving permission to be taped. Well, I forgot all about it until last week when the instructor mentioned we w... Read more

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