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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

Goal setting and making long term plans

Monday, November 05, 2012      3 comments

My long term plans are shaping up quite nicely. At first, I wasn't sure what was going to happen after my job teaching music ends. Now I know I'll be teaching ESL for adults in a slightly underfunded but great environment. Knowing this and ho... Read more

Accepting Mistakes....

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      2 comments

After reading the first chapter of The Spark and learning more about Chris I got to thinking a little bit. Well ok, I thought a lot. I thought specifically about mistakes I've made in my life. Nothing too dramatic really. Got married too youn... Read more

Getting Sparked

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      3 comments

Good morning! So I the past couple of months have been a little rough. I'm teaching music in a small private school. I'm responsible for general music classes for grades Pre-K to 6, the grammar school chorus (grades 4-6), and the middle schoo... Read more

Getting back in shape...hobbit style!

Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

Six years ago I started following Frodo's path from Bag End to Rivendell and beyond as a way to get myself up and walking more often. I counted every mile and compared my progress to Frodo's. I did it faithfully for a long time, but then I sto... Read more

The way we eat

Saturday, April 21, 2012      1 comments

This week I did a unit about food with my ESL students. These are intermediate students, so it wasn't just vocabulary like apple, beef, chicken, etc. It was about the way we eat. We read about several different popular weight loss programs. ... Read more

A much needed kick in the butt!

Saturday, April 07, 2012      0 comments

I met with my favorite accompanist yesterday so we could practice the songs I've been learning. Despite my voice being somewhat out of shape it went pretty well! And the reason she's my favorite accompanist is that she knows what I need to hea... Read more

Getting started on my goals

Monday, January 09, 2012      2 comments

Ok. Today I started getting my space organized. Here's what I did: 1. Threw away unnecessary things. For example old papers, empty boxes, shoes I don't wear anymore. 2. Put the dirty laundry through the wash. Put the clean laundry awa... Read more

Goal Setting

Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

My Short Term Goals: Get my TEFL certificate (4 week process, I start it January 30) Find a job teaching/tutoring ESL Get my space organized My Long Term Goals: Learn to drive and get my license ... Read more

Changes everywhere!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      3 comments

My life has changed a lot in the past few months. I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Music. I applied to (and got rejected from) a couple of grad school programs. I also applied (and got accepted to!) an internship program in northern It... Read more

Resetting my eating habits

Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

Ok so it's the middle of the semester and while I've gained no more than 5 pounds, I'd like it to stop there. So time to reset my habits again! It's not an easy thing to do at school. The "healthy options" here are gigantic salads which look ... Read more

Winter Break weight loss...

Thursday, December 23, 2010      0 comments

Ok so here I am after another semester at good old SSU. I managed to get myself down to between 162 and 164 pounds. It fluctuates depending on how much I give in to the junk cravings. But I've also managed to go down a pantsize. In September... Read more

Getting back on track...

Thursday, July 22, 2010      0 comments

So I've fallen off the wagon the past week or so. I'm back today though! Started the day with a strawberry banana smoothie. I plan on a half hour walk before lunch and one before bed tonight!... Read more

Oh yesterday....

Thursday, July 08, 2010      1 comments

I started with the best of intentions and then I went to the beach with a friend and fell prey to beach food...needless to say I blew it. But today is a new day! I started the day with my usual coffee, a strawberry smoothie (frozen berries, ff... Read more

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