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An ode to stress.

Saturday, April 28, 2012      1 comments

This week has been extremely stressful. There was major drama at work regarding a new employee I had trained. It started last week when I let my frustration show that she wasn't doing as I expected. It was a minute head shake but she saw i... Read more

2012. A year for hopes and dreams to come true.

Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

Happy New Year spark friends! I thought I'd write a quick, little diddy ( emoticon) about my plans for 2012. There a... Read more

Reflection on the past year.

Thursday, December 15, 2011      1 comments

So I realized this morning that I've been with Sparkpeople for one year. My first food was tracked on 12/15/10! I didn't really get going with the site until April this year but I was still tracking food for 4 months. There are a few things I co... Read more

Well, HEELLLOOOO September!

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      1 comments

I can't believe it is already September. Where the heck did summer go? I feel like I was WAY busier this summer then I have been in summers past, which is a good thing. Being busy did not help in the weight loss department however. July and Augu... Read more

Great day!

Saturday, August 06, 2011      1 comments

I had a SUPER great day today!! My honey and I went out for a date into downtown Minneapolis. We went to a gourmet restaurant that I haven't been to before. I obviously went over my calories for the day but I made sure to stay at the low range o... Read more


Wednesday, August 03, 2011      6 comments

The couple weeks I have been relatively MIA. For some reason this blog is really hard for me to write. It's really hard for me to articulate the way I'm feeling and what I want. . . I need to get back to . . . I don't know . . . wanting to do th... Read more

BLC #11 Week one challenge

Sunday, July 17, 2011      2 comments

Week 1 Due July 20th Start week one by choosing to write your GOALS, NON-SCALE STARTERS or a TRACKING challenge GOALS: I have mini goals of 5% weight loss. I like that it keeps me on track but I don't get overwhelmed by the big pi... Read more

Round 2

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

So this is my second attempt at this blog. The first one was almost done and then my work computer decided to shut off on me (maybe that's a sign I shouldn't be doing this at work. . . nah!) losing everything I had written. Of course the first d... Read more

lesson learned

Thursday, July 07, 2011      2 comments

So, this last week has been extremely busy. In the span of last Friday through the 4th I attended my brother-in-law's rehearsal dinner and wedding, spent a cumulative 9 hours in the car, moved my mom from one city to another and had a family reu... Read more

What a week.

Thursday, June 30, 2011      1 comments

It's been a rough week. Very emotionally draining. There was a death in my husband's family and it was a major, MAJOR shock. I'd never met the person but I still see how this is affecting my hubby and the situation also reminds me of some diffic... Read more

short and sweet but not really to the point. . . or short :)

Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

Man, I've really been slacking on this blog thing. I've been really busy! Not in the I'm-watching-tv-5-hours-a-day-
ing-else busy but the I-need-to-cook-a-healthy-meal-
the-gym-bu... Read more

A sense of Accomplishment

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      1 comments

I'm so excited! I weighed myself this morning and I'm down another 2 pounds. This makes it official that I am out of the 240's! I'm only 2 pounds away from 10% lost, which is my next goal! I have been feeling great the past couple weeks. It... Read more

Appetite changes

Thursday, June 16, 2011      2 comments

So it used to be that all I wanted was to eat carbs. Cookies, ice cream, candy, cake, bread, etc. I have been noticing more and more that I am having a heck of a time getting in my carbs for the day. Anyone have tips on a fruit or something that... Read more

BLC #10 Before and After

Monday, June 13, 2011      5 comments

Here is the before and after of the 10 biggest loser challenge BEFORE AFTER Read more

It will be hard,

Sunday, June 12, 2011      3 comments

It will be worth it! This statement is something that I have taken to heart. I found it on SP a few weeks ago (unfortunately, I don't remember where). This has been my mantra for the last few days. I put the quote up on my fridge and made a back... Read more

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