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The Energizer Bunny

Saturday, May 02, 2015      3 comments

Today I outdid myself, but I feel good! I rode my exercise bike for 70 minutes waiting for my husband to get motivated to take his shower this morning. Then I did another 20 while he was in the shower. I can't just sit and relax so I decided ... Read more

The downside to my fitness tracker

Friday, May 01, 2015      1 comments

I have had my Spark Fitness Tracker for a week now and already have a love/hate relationship with it. I'm getting used to the fact that when we take the kids for a walk at work I have to keep my feet moving. We walked for about 1/2 hour and du... Read more

This time will be different

Saturday, April 25, 2015      3 comments

How many times do we try to lose weight and fail, only to try again saying "this time will be different?" Too many in my case. I always start strong, believing this will be the time I finally reach my goals, only to hit a bump and give up. ... Read more

Has it really been 5 months?!

Sunday, March 22, 2015      0 comments

I knew I hadn't been keeping up with making blog entries, but wow! Anyway, a lot has happened since October. I have a new computer so I feel connected to the world again Read more

Hope in times of stress

Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

My husband has finally realized that he's the only one of his group of friends without kids and is ready to try. I have been ready forever it seems. This month I really thought I was pregnant and even had 4 of my co-workers ask if I was. I wa... Read more

Improvements and downfalls

Saturday, July 19, 2014      2 comments

I know I am getting stronger. A few months ago I struggled with any amount of jogging. I couldn't handle 30 seconds at 4 mph. Since then I have completed the walking 5k your way program. I have done the elliptical for 20 straight minutes - f... Read more

Pedometers and treadmills

Monday, June 23, 2014      5 comments

I was so excited to get a new pedometer so I could walk outside while training for the 5k your way I just finished. Well, the pedometer doesn't match my estimates or my car when I drove around to see what it said. My estimate and the car were ... Read more

Eggplant, the Return

Wednesday, May 14, 2014      1 comments

I tried eggplant pizza a year or two ago. The first time was ok, but the second time just depressed me. This was early in my gluten free days and I was looking for pizza and it just didn't cut it. Last week I found an eggplant for $1 and deci... Read more

Two years

Sunday, April 27, 2014      3 comments

I just realized that Friday was my 2 year sparkiversary. Wow, two years and I'm still here. Have I met my goals? Nope, not even close. Is that ok? It sure is! I may not have reached my goal weight, in fact I think I am currently at pr... Read more


Wednesday, April 16, 2014      2 comments

Why do I do this to myself? I figured out that I feel better eating mainly grain free. Or at least when I don't eat the GF breads and pasta and such. Well, at work my lunch is provided and often that means plain chicken breast and veggies - p... Read more


Tuesday, April 15, 2014      3 comments

I am officially registered to use the equipment at work. They have three bikes, two treadmills, two ellipticals, a rowing machine, and a stepper. Plus weights and such. I will go tonight as soon as I get finished at work. I decided to go aft... Read more

I'm doing it

Monday, April 14, 2014      5 comments

Tomorrow I meet with a health coach at work to get cleared to use the equipment at the hospital. I hear they have treadmills, stationary bikes, and an elliptical (yay!). Now when I can't walk on my break I can use the equipment. No more excus... Read more

Rethinking things

Sunday, April 13, 2014      2 comments

I need a dietician or nutritionist. Eating grain free helps my stomach, but not my blood sugar. Hopefully meeting with a health coach at work will help. Planning on calling tomorrow to set up an orientation for the exercise equipment and mayb... Read more

The highs and lows

Monday, April 07, 2014      3 comments

So today is day one of the "Drop a Ton" challenge at work. The goal is to have us lose 2,000 pounds combined. So many of us signed up it works out to 4-5 pounds each. No way will I be happy with that! Two months and I plan on losing more tha... Read more

Plan D? E?

Saturday, March 08, 2014      3 comments

Who's counting? Not me. Since I am having a hard time with my great idea of going on the treadmill for 30 minutes after work it's time to move on to the next plan. I was doing ok until I ended up with a stomach bug that took me awhile to get ... Read more

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