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I won't eat the fry
Saturday, January 02, 2016      0 comments

Ok, the winter holidays are over. I've gained a ton of weight. Time to get back on track. I know I have to plan my meals better, but today was just a lazy Saturday. Well, not too lazy...I did hit the gym twice. But I wanted to take the girl... Read more
Momma still got it
Sunday, May 10, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I hit the gym like a mad woman. Usually I have sacrifice some of my work out time to take my children to their mentoring program on Saturday mornings. Since they were off, I was able to get some me time in. I did 2 Zumba classes and on... Read more
Cleansing time
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      0 comments

I recently ran out of my Gaia Echinacea Supreme capsules and decided to check out a few more of their products. The brand is a little pricey, but I like that many of their products are organic and their website has a lot of infomration about ho... Read more
I've got to do more!
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      4 comments

I just came back from my 6 month follow up visit for the pre-gestational diabetes and despite that I've been exercising pretty consistently, my A1C went up by .1 . I'm glad it didn't go up much more...but I was seriously expecting a decrease. I... Read more
Pre Diabetes??
Friday, March 15, 2013      2 comments

I went for my semi-annual dr. visit today and was informed that I am pre-diabetic. I knew something was up because there would be times I would be just so sleepy after eating...I just didn't feel right. After narrowing it down, I found this to... Read more
Small changes lead to big results
Friday, November 16, 2012      2 comments

I know that trying to implement an all out change to my eating habits and exercise routine immediately just won't work. In order for me to slowly modify my former habits and maintian a healthier lifestyle I'm going to have to make small changes... Read more
FB vs SP
Sunday, June 10, 2012      3 comments

I bet I'd be more consistent with reaching my fitness goals if I checked into SP as frequently as I check in and lounge around on FB! It's been a year since my last blog entry, my Spark Streak percentages are in the toilet...ugh, this is ri... Read more
Healthy cooking
Sunday, June 12, 2011      0 comments

I'm finally trying out some of the recipes from the Spark Recipes site. For tonight's dinner, Pong Pong Pork Chop...they turned out pretty good, got the thumbs up from my daughter and mom. Later in the week, Veggie Lasagna and Herbed Bulgur Sa... Read more
Slight progress
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

Finally the scale budged!! I've been trying to get out of the 130's for a few months and I hit 129. Not much below, but its significant enough for me because I don't want to go back up. I haven't gone food shopping yet this week and am out of... Read more
Pushing through it
Monday, June 06, 2011      0 comments

Today's workout was a challenge. Belly dance class was cancelled tonight and I arrived at the gym late because I had to help my daughter with her homework. I needed a fairly high intensity cardio workout to try and burn my targeted calories for ... Read more
Holding steady:-(
Thursday, May 26, 2011      0 comments

My weight hasn't changed since May 4th...I'm still at 131. It's like I lost that initial 5lbs and the rest is staying put. I don't know how I'm going to make progress now that the summer is here with all these cookouts and family outings. This... Read more
Day 1: Stress Journal (Rant?)
Thursday, May 19, 2011      0 comments

I've been in a slight slump and haven't exercised at all for close to 5 days. I just couldn't get motivated and had too much on my mind. My car acting up was the main issue. I'm facing the dilemma as to put money into a car that I don't really ... Read more
Crackers and crab dip
Thursday, April 28, 2011      3 comments

My mom says, "I know you don't want to mess up your diet, but had to check and see if you want some crackers and crab dip?" Me, "Nope, just got back from pilates...where's my waterrrrr!!" Oh, it looked soo good, but it's 11 o'clock and I'm not ... Read more
All I have to do is get through this week
Thursday, April 14, 2011      0 comments

Ever since April 6, there's been back to back birthdays this month. In addition, my girlfriend and I planned a spa day with dinner afterwards and at the job we had to take a co-worker out to celebrate her promotion, another day I ate out with a... Read more
It feels good to be able to say NO
Sunday, April 10, 2011      3 comments

This weekend I celebrated my daughter's 10th birthday with a sleepover. You know that means lots of snacks and goodies. Not only did I refrain from overeating sweets, I didn't really miss them. I did enjoy a handful of chips and cheese doodles ... Read more

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