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Adventures in cooking and a big pet peeve

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      3 comments

Since my boyfriend and I have moved in together we've had lots of adventures in cooking while trying to find healthy alternatives to the things we love. A few of the recipes have become staples in our house. Our favorite, very easy, meal... Read more

Looking back at 2013

Sunday, January 12, 2014      0 comments

To say that 2013 was turbulent would be an understatement. Here's a look back at what happened month by month. January 2013: My first 5k Started a regular job as an ESL teacher, loved it February 2013: Long term relationship... Read more

Being Kinder to Myself

Sunday, March 31, 2013      6 comments

Hello! It has been a long time since I've blogged, mainly because a lot has happened and quite frankly I didn't know where to start. It all started about a month ago. I ended the 3 year relationship between me and my (now ex) boyfriend.... Read more

Things are looking up!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      1 comments

Things have gotten much better since my last post. First, I got to speak with the lovely ladies from SparkPeople Radio, Karen and Lily. That was an amazing experience and the start of things getting better for me. Work got better too! ... Read more

Fake it til you make it?

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

Between my current anxiety level and my class getting canceled my confidence level is shot. It's been shot since last week actually and it's starting to show. My boss noticed and offered some encouragement along with telling me that sometimes ... Read more

Having a rough time

Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

I'd say that my anxiety level is high but that's an understatement. The last week of my life has just, for lack of a better word, sucked. It started off with my physical on Monday. As you can see in my prior post that was fine. It went... Read more

After my physical...

Sunday, February 03, 2013      0 comments

Good morning! It's been a couple of weeks since I posted so here's an update. My physical: I got a mostly clean bill of health at my physical on Monday. Vitamin D is a little low but that's all my doc was concerned about. Nothing else o... Read more

Eating on a schedule

Sunday, January 20, 2013      1 comments

Today's SparkCoach challenge is to eat on a schedule. For example today would probably be breakfast at 8, lunch at noon, dinner at 5. If I'm hungry in between maybe a snack at 10, 2, and 7. I've done a similar things before. Liked and ... Read more

Starting Again With SparkCoach and Today's Visualization

Saturday, January 12, 2013      2 comments

I reactivated my SparkCoach account this morning. I realized that while I can do it alone it would be so much better to have something to hold me accountable. So here I go! Today's visualization interested me. I'm supposed to imagine g... Read more

Goal Setting and Meal Planning

Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

Here we are at the beginning of a new week! I've just finished planning out my lessons for the week. I'm teaching a new class at Kaplan and it's all about idioms! I have a book called "A Year in the Life of an ESL Student" and a list of some ... Read more

A little life update...

Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

I realized today that I've been neglecting my blog! Can't have that. After my last post, things got extraordinarily busy at work. I got everyone Pre-k through grade 6, the grammar school chorus, and the middle school chorus ready for their Ch... Read more

SparkCoach challenge

Monday, December 03, 2012      1 comments

So, to help me shed some of this extra weight I decided to try SparkCoach. Today's challenge is to not eat anything after dinner. I've been managing to do that pretty consistently, but it's a good reminder. I've been distracting myself with j... Read more

Today's meal plan

Sunday, December 02, 2012      2 comments

My plan today is this: Breakfast oatmeal (1/2 cup dry) blueberries (1 cup) honey (1 tbsp) Lunch Tomato/spinach/chickpea soup Dinner: stir-fry... Read more

The Wonderful World of Stress

Thursday, November 29, 2012      3 comments

Good morning! So I haven't posted for a couple weeks now. Work has been stressful with the children's concert coming up. I didn't realize it til recently, but I've been eating my way through it. I wouldn't mind if what I've been eating had an... Read more

My first walk/run!!

Saturday, November 17, 2012      3 comments

I did my first walk/run at the gym yesterday. I expected it to exhaust me, but it felt really good! Doing it again today.... Read more


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