My husband and I went grocery shopping today. We made the conscious effort to buy healthier foods for the both of us. We also are making the effort to try new things.
Last night, I tried radishes, passion fruit Chobani, garbanzo beans, and ... Read more
They Came from All Sides!
The excuses attacked. They surrounded me and pulled me down. I admit it, I gave in. I allowed myself to be taken in by stress, heartache, laziness, and lack of motivation. I have been meaning to come back for so long, but I have been ashamed of ... Read more
Sorry for Being Absent...
So sorry to everyone for not being diligent with my Spark updates. I have been crazy busy with school, personal stuff, and I have been really sick the past two weeks. I went to the doctor today finally, and found that I have had bronchitis, whic... Read more
For many of us, spirituality is a big part of our journey. I don't often like to spout off about my beliefs because they are mine, and I don't feel that anyone else should be forced to listen to them. I recently had to watch this video for one o... Read more
I've Been Bad...
We all get to that point in our journey where we start to lapse back into our old ways. The past week was like that for me. I didn't eat often enough. I was lazy and didn't exercise outside of my P.E. class. And I ate a lot of fast food.
I ... Read more
Toughen Up Girlie!
It was my second real day of P.E. class. I am still sore from Tuesday, and I have a pinched nerve in my shoulder, so I had to take more short breaks. He went a bit easier on us today though because he knew we were sore. Tuesday is gonna be tough... Read more
I Almost Cried...
Today was our first real day of my P.E. class program. I don't even know how to describe what we did. It was and hour and a half of the most intense circuit training I have ever done in my life. We did scissor jumping jacks, get ups, curl ups, w... Read more
Day 42: My Cat From Hell
My day did not start well, and the rest of the next 24 hrs. is going to be difficult, but I am trying to stay positive.... Read more
Today in my P.E. class we had to do a pre-fitness test. We had to sit and reach to see how far we could reach, I only got to #11 on the scale thing, and the lowest number on there is 10. I attribute most of that to my stomach though. As I get th... Read more
A New Semester, A New Set of Challenges...
Yesterday was a really long day. By the time I got home from school, I had a splitting headache from lack of sleep. From now on though, I should be able to sleep through the night. I usually can't sleep the night before the first day.
My P.... Read more
First Day of Class. Not Too Bad...
I started my classes today. I couldn't sleep at all last night and woke up at 3:30. I tried to go back to sleep, but it was useless. Nevertheless, I managed to get all my stuff together for school this morning, including a full day's meals. Now ... Read more
Since my classes start this week, I figured I should get up early today. I have to get up at 5:30 on school days, so I figured it would be helpful to get up that early every day. I got up at 5:30 this morning and took a 1.5 mile walk. I would ha... Read more
My husband and I are supposed to got to yet another baby shower today, but I am really not feeling up to it. I got no sleep last night, and my classes start on Monday. I would like to enjoy my last two days of my break at home. I don't care to ... Read more
When I was young, I was taught that I must forgive others. In church, I was taught that I should not judge others because God is the only judge of humankind, and he forgives the sins of those who repent; and those who enact the most heinous sins... Read more
Day 30: How Do I feel So Far?
I reached my 30 day mark, and this is an overview of what I have learned so far and how I feel about my journey at this point.... Read more