Holy Moly, We Survived the Hoop Instructor!
Remember a couple of blogs ago, when I talked about our first hoop class and how it was like recess without the cooties? Well, after two weeks of freestyle hooping on our own, the teacher came back and we had our first, official class. It went f... Read more
Day 250 Boo-Yah!
Today is Day 250 of my exercise SparkStreak! WOOHOO!! I didn’t do anything epic, like I did for my 200th day, just regular cardio and strength training. But I’m epically happy! Consistency has never been my companion, so it still amazes me that ... Read more
Official World Hoop Day Video!!
We made it into the official World Hoop Day video! Woohoo! The WHD chick received 41 videos and extended the song so every group could have a full eight counts. LOL. Look for us at 1:06.
The surfers are in it again, but I think my favorite is ... Read more
Wonder Woman Gets Mouse Ears
I've been reluctant to set a hard and fast deadline for my ultimate weight loss goal. Mostly because that's the surest way to bring back All Or Nothing Girl, who, as you know from past blogs, has been banished (along with Saboteur Shelli) to the... Read more
Clown Car for Hoops Re-do...
Hey guys, bear with me while I geek out a moment. The Godzilla-like audio delay on my video yesterday was making me nuts. I don't want to delete the first blog, I just want to post the video again in a slightly different format, to see if it wor... Read more
Clown Car for Hula Hoops & Recess
I finally got a chance to report back from my first hoop class. We had SO much fun! I took Audrey, her BFF (Emily) and we met one of my friends and her DD there. Turns out, they cancelled the class at the last minute because the teacher was gone... Read more
Crunchy Number Stats & Woohoo Collection
Numbers are fine and dandy, but I'm not really a math chick. I'm more interested in words- words like "woohoo." You see, I'm a connoisseur of woohoos, an aficionado of woots, a wahoo savant. So, I'll post my crunchy number stats from the Fall Ch... Read more
World Hoop Day 2011
Okay, here's our video for World Hoop Day. Next time we'll drag a friend along to tape, so we don't go out of the frame. LOL. Audrey's BFF, Emily joined us. We may not be the smoothest act in town, but we sure had a fun day at the park. We'll le... Read more
Roller Skating Woohoo Vlog
Audrey and I wanted to share a woohoo moment from last Friday. We went skating! This was a big deal to Audrey. She had a pretty bad skating accident when she was younger and she's been afraid to try since then. (Imagine doing a full face plant o... Read more
The Nicest Thing My Mom Ever Said to Me w/vintage pic :)
Recently, SparkPeople reminded me of one the nicest things my mom ever said to me. I'm not sure how I forgot in the first place, then again, I've never claimed my mind was a steel trap. My mom's been gone five years now, so any "recovered" memor... Read more
Epic Hoopathon Vlog!!
If you read my last blog, you knew this vlog was coming. Thanks for cheering me on Thursday! I hooped while holding my iPhone and it was fun watching the messages come in, they really kept me going. So, THANK YOU!! And just so you know, today is... Read more
Epic Pre-Blog to an Insanely Epic Follow-Up Vlog to Come Later
Today is a DAY. An epic day. A monumental day. A stop traffic, jump out of your car, do a happy dance, then race away with the top down and the radio blaring Lady Gaga day. Today is Day 200 of my workout streak.
Yup, you hear... Read more
Meeting Chefs Meg & Stepfanie (w/pics)
This afternoon, I got to do something extra Sparky. I got to meet Chef Meg and Chef Stepfanie at a SparkPeople Cookbook signing! I tried not to be too much of a rabid fan--Okay, so I might have greeted them as SparkGoddesses, but come on--these ... Read more
Hoop Woohoos and a Double Dog Dare
Did you know that Nov. 11 is World Hoop Day? As part of the celebration, a hooper in Japan has created some choreography. Hoopers all over the world are learning it, taping themselves and sending her the footage. She's going to put it into one b... Read more
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Making Wonky Mini Hoops Vlog
Armed with a hacksaw, irrigation tubing and some duct tape, we made our own mini hoops. Why? We wanted to learn some cool new mini tricks and thought it'd be fun to experiment. Plus, we thought it'd be cheaper if we learned how to make our own h... Read more