Alright... here's the deal.
I picked up my wedding dress yesterday.
I know! Crazy!
It is now safely stowed away in my stepdad's closet. where I won't have to move it and Tom won't sneak a peek.
The night before picking it u... Read more
Scenes From a Run
This morning should have been rough.
Last night, I had to finally break it to my mom and grandma that we're moving away in a little over a month. It did not go as easily as I'd hoped. Mom got very emotional. By the end of the evening, ever... Read more
By Popular Demand: The Engagement Story
Whenever I tell someone I'm engaged, the question of how he did it comes up... so, here you have it. It's long... but you'll understand why soon enough!
... Read more
What Am I, Nuts?!
Is this thing on?
Sooooooo, yeah. Hi. Been a while, huh?
I won't rehash everything that's happened between when last we chatted and now -heck, you can get that off my freshly-updated profile page!
G... Read more
Here we go again.
Yes, this is what I just updated onto my profile... but I wanted to make sure you all saw it. Sneaky, I know.
It’s only when I re-write things like this that I realize how INSANE a year I’ve had… but any chance to recognize opp... Read more
GIGANTOR Update... and Keeping Myself Honest
It's been a long time... and usually when that happens with me, that means there's been a big life change or twelve. Here's the Reader's Digest version of the events of the past... well... however long.
- I got laid off... Read more
Playlist for my FIRST Zumba class! (Teaching, that is...) And an update...
Okay, so this blog is mostly to let you all know that I'm not dead.
Full update on personal stuff is a... Read more
Things I learned from my teenage self.
So, every now and then I'll come across a blog that one of us composes consisting of a letter that particular Sparker has written to her teenage self. It's usually something encouraging to an awkward teenager -- lines about how she should love h... Read more
Where, oh where has your Chaaaaaa-Cha gone...?
She's here. She promises.
So, I've been off the radar for the past couple of weeks... therefore I thou... Read more
DVD REVIEW! The Official Dirty Dancing Workout, Part 1 of 2
That's right, ladies and gents -- I'm resuming my DVD reviews!
Today's feature: DIRTY DANCING - OFFICIAL DANCE WORKOUT
Here's the lowdown:
MSRP: $16.98 (but ... Read more
I Am More Than My Defense Mechanisms.
A discussion between a few cherished Sparkies got the old brain working (thus explaining the burning smell...), so I thought I'd share. It's a little ramble-y, but stick with me...
In the discussion, we were talking about the many reasons w... Read more
DVD's vs. Live Classes - Do you really need both?
In response to my last blog, I received a great question from JBMT08. She asked:
"Do you think the DVD package is as effective as a class?"
I started writing back in a comment on her page and quickly realized that 1) I was totally jack... Read more
Zumba Instructor Training?! It's ON like Donkey Kong!
So, one of my Zumba instructors here in Raleigh told me a few weeks back that there's an instructor training class coming up here in Raleigh sometime in October. She said she'll be helping to run it, but that it's not yet on the website and can'... Read more
Sometimes You Have to Adjust the Lens... A Confession and Change Blog
So, I've been MIA for a few days. It happens, right? Work gets nuts, life gets busy (my bf and I are working on launching a side business -- how's THAT for extra stuff to do?!)... I'm pleased to report that while I haven't been logging (BAD CHAC... Read more
Because even a crappy blog is better than NO blog...
... you will now all be subjected to reading one of those silly form-blog things where I fill in facts about myself, and where at the end you may decide, "Hey, I can use the 2 Sparkpoints that come from posting a blog but have not the time to wr... Read more