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Day 7 -- A+ on that quiz
Sunday, June 30, 2013      1 comments

I got on the scale this morning (TWICE) and I lost 4 pounds this week. I know it is still some water and I have a lot to lose so it comes off faster, but WOO-HOO!! I really did do my homework. Husband is gone and so being alone I can really do w... Read more
Day 4 -- homework
Friday, June 28, 2013      1 comments

So I did 60 minutes of cardio this morning!! WOO-HOO!!!Hard to believe, but I got started and it just felt sooo good. Nicole was my Spark Coach today and talked about streaking. I swear, I have given the EXACT same speech to my students on... Read more
Day 2 -- Wake up!!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      4 comments

SOME PEOPLE DREAM OF SUCCESS -- OTHERS WAKE UP AND WORK HARD AT IT! That was my woohoo from Spark Coach today. I followed menus and did strength training and I am really tired tonight. So my plan is to sleep well and wake up tomorrow and wo... Read more
Day 1 of Spark Solution Challenge
Monday, June 24, 2013      2 comments

Since I actually followed the majority of the eating and recipes earlier in the spring, the food part is easy and YUMMY!!!!! Hubby wanted the chicken enchiladas tonight and actually bought Garlic and Lime Salsa Verde for that specific purpose. H... Read more
One step back -- two steps forward
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      3 comments

So this is my blog assignment for the evening. Again, if I am in this for the long haul and if I am trying to learn how to live a healthy life, this two step forward had better become my mantra. One slip up does NOT mean the end. It means to foc... Read more
That Yucky Conjugation homework
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      2 comments

So sticking with my learning analogy.....I have decided that exercise is like those dreadful conjugation worksheets. They are boring and repetitive and SOOOO good for you!! So, I need to kick it up and do ALL of the homework!! Not just the stuff... Read more
Weigh-ins -- just another quiz
Monday, June 03, 2013      2 comments

So I teach a foreign language. I teach a skill that takes a lifetime to master. And I finally, finally figured out why that is like weight loss. I haven't taught Spanish I for several years, but I remember those eager faces every August. They WA... Read more
Spark Solution -- I love you
Monday, May 27, 2013      3 comments

So I have been following the Spark Solution for 2 full weeks and although I am REALLY struggling to follow the fitness plan as outlined, I have been following the recipes. They are AWESOME!!! I have lost 15 pounds in these two weeks and that has... Read more
Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

So DH is gone for the week and I made a to-do list while he is gone. One of the things was to keep up with the Virtual 5k challenge that I signed up for. So Sunday morning I laid out my plans for the week; I mapped my routes;I had my timeline. T... Read more
May 220, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012      2 comments

I won a DVD on a bonus spin. I think it is a sign. :)... Read more
May 3, 2009
Sunday, May 03, 2009      3 comments

Where did April go????? So, I finished the show (will put away dry cleaning tomorrow.) I finished the prom dresses, vest and tie and the 63 dance recital alterations. I have survived my face blowing up and being covered in 3 cold sores. They ste... Read more
March 1, 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

BLEHHHH! Yesterday was the qualifying tournament for debate nationals. I was at SF Lincoln High School at 8:30 AM and left at midnight. There was NO concessions, but birthday cakes and Meg's mom's cinnamon rolls and Sofie's cookies and Hiley's c... Read more
Feb 6, 2009
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

YYIIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! The show went so well yesterday. Judges comments were overall pretty positive. Audience reaction was outstanding. The kids were so on -- gotta love the magic of performing at the State Festival. Eating was okay -- Lots ... Read more
Jan 21,2009
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

Alright -- SOOOOOO I'm working on the bootcamp and it's going well. On Sunday weight was down AND waist was 1/2" smaller. YEAH!! I'll take smaller waist over scale numbers todos los días. At school, people seem to be noticing something. I get lo... Read more
Jan 8, 2009
Thursday, January 08, 2009      2 comments

Wow! This morning the alarm goes off at 5:10, and I think forget it, I'm tired. ThenI think, I really have to go to the bathroom, so I get up and stumble down the hall. Suddenly I look in the mirror and say "You are half dressed. I thought you w... Read more

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