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Smart words from a Sparkfriend

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      4 comments

It's been awhile, I know. I'll get back into blogging soon. Things in life have just been crazy. I did manage to climb Half Dome and make it back down again, but I'll do a catchup post on that later. For now, I wanted to share these words of wis... Read more

My next great adventure...

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      11 comments

I'm so excited I can barely type about it, but when I get down to thinking about it I think I'm equal parts nervous and excited! My next great adventure is going to be climbing Half Dome in Yosemite National Park!!! Anyone who's familiar with th... Read more

Happy Birthday to me! Let's Fly, Teddies!

Saturday, July 27, 2013      5 comments

Goodbye 25 and hello 26! Today I may be closer to 30 than I was to 20, but I think I'm just going to have to be ok with that. Who cares how old I am if I am young at heart, healthy and happy! I've been thoroughly spoiled for my birthday. I got ... Read more

bootcamps + end of the challenge

Friday, July 12, 2013      2 comments

Well I was going to post boot camp workouts here on my blog and that seems to have failed. I missed last Friday and Monday because I went home to visit my family. It was hell getting there...literally. Guys, do NOT fly Frontier. Sheesh. They clo... Read more

I survived GOYA Camp Day 1!

Monday, July 01, 2013      3 comments

Thanks to a sweet Groupon deal, I am trying something that I would never otherwise do. It requires me to get my lazy bum out of bed before the sun is up, but I hope I will make some friends and get in better shape because of it. Before I ge... Read more

CostcO-M-G!

Friday, June 14, 2013      9 comments

It's not the best situation in the world for calories and such, but every day my coworkers and I eat lunch together. Someone goes out and gets takeout and then we all sit together and eat (there are only 5 of us and one's on maternity leave). I'... Read more

Things are looking up

Sunday, June 02, 2013      6 comments

The first thing I need to do is say a huge emoticon to all of my Sparkfriends who commented on my "down in the du... Read more

down in the dumps

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      10 comments

I don't want to do this here, but I realized I don't really have someone I can vent to that's close by and that's just made me feel worse. B and I have been fighting. A lot. It's affecting everything in my life and I don't want it to. I hav... Read more

Family is great for the mood, bad for the waistline.

Thursday, May 23, 2013      3 comments

Last weekend I got to travel back to Colorado and it was great! The main reason B and I went back was to attend my sister's engagement party. They're not getting married until next May, but are getting the celebrations started early. Personally,... Read more

Starting the 2013 Spring Into Summer 5% Challenge!

Saturday, May 04, 2013      1 comments

3...2...1...takeoff?? Well here we go. After lurking around on Sparkpeople for sometime now, I'm going to try to be more consistent about my sparking. I read about the 5% Challenge and it got me really excited about finally edging my way in... Read more

Spartan Sprint 5K Mud Run - COMPLETE!

Monday, December 03, 2012      3 comments

So I did it! One more thing to knock off the bucket list for the year. I ran a 5K distance (4.34 miles, actually) without stopping in 40-ish minutes AND I not only completed a 5K race, but completed a Spartan Sprint!! Wooo!! I did the race with ... Read more

Looking hard for that silver lining

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      5 comments

Hello Sparkpeople-land where I've been absent from for about 2 months now. I've still been tracking when I can but I've totally checked out socially. :( The last month brought some huge changes for me that I'm still adjusting to, some good ... Read more

30 Day Photo Blog Challenge Day 18

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

Ok. with finals I haven't been on here every day, but I'm trying! Day 18 - A picture of your biggest insecurity, and the reasons why it is the biggest This one is so easy it's not even funny. Read more

30 Day Photo Blog Challenge Day 17 - I'm trying this again!

Saturday, May 28, 2011      3 comments

So my three year anniversary came around and I disappeared from Sparkpeople...We went to an amazing dinner at this awesome place here in Seattle called Art of the Table. Five different couples sat at one big table and we all feasted upon 5 small... Read more

30 Day Photo Blog Challenge Day 16

Thursday, May 19, 2011      4 comments

I haven't gone to bed yet so it's still technically Wednesday! Day 16 - A picture of someone who inspires you So I stumbled across this video on the internet and wow...something about this guy's (whose name is Ben) story really just en... Read more


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