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Long Weekend...Good Choices

Sunday, July 07, 2013      1 comments

On the Fourth we sold hamburgers, hot dogs, and strawberry shortcake at Picnic in the Park. It was a very busy day and at night we went to pick up a treadmill that we found on Craig's list. I love it! Friday we went to Long Island for my mo... Read more

It has been awhile.......

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      1 comments

The nice thing about being a part of Spark People is that they are always there for you ready for you to pick yourself up and come back into the fold. Even though I am teaching summer school, summer is always my time to regroup and be good to my... Read more

If you build it, the weight will fall...

Saturday, January 05, 2013      2 comments

In Field of Dreams Ray Kinsella hears a voice that whispers, "If you build it, he will come". I am working hard to make the right choices to build an environment where I can release the weight and have the toned, healthy body I strive for. This ... Read more

Goals for 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012      1 comments

This is a work in progress.... (getting some great ideas from fellow Spark users) 1. Log in my food everyday 2. 10 minute strength video 2-3 times a week 3. walk or elliptical everyday 4. Get at least 7 hours of sleep nightly. 5. D... Read more

You can get back on track

Friday, December 21, 2012      1 comments

The start of the week was a bit of a disaster. I was feeling overwhelmed by the horrific tragedy in Newtown, my schedule was booked solid, and the holiday stress started. By Wednesday I was a mess and eating all kinds of stuff I really didn't wa... Read more

The Scale Can Be So Depressing

Monday, November 26, 2012      1 comments

Intellectually I know, there are many ways to measure your weight loss success other than the scale. But that number gets me every time! I want what I have deemed the "perfect" number for me. Sometimes I go through stages of weighing myself ever... Read more

Great Motivation Boost

Sunday, November 25, 2012      4 comments

Posting is very intimidating. I have friends who keep wonderful blogs and I am always impressed by their length and quality. Many times I have ideas swimming around in my head but they don't seem as great when I begin to write them down. Today I... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Little Choices Add Up

Saturday, November 24, 2012      26 comments

Yes, having a weight loss plan is important but being mindful of the thousands of choices each day is more important. This is the lesson that will keep me on track. I am a planner so I like to lay out fantastic plans on how to best live my life.... Read more

Here Again

Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

I decided to join in the Spark people community again... it has been a while. I am kind of in a holding pattern. Nothing big has changed for me since I "disappeared". Life happens and I don't seem to make the weight less progress that I feel I w... Read more

Life is Life

Saturday, February 11, 2012      0 comments

It has been awhile since I blogged. I have a full life and as a result life gets very busy and stressful. Between my family, work, and church I have many balls in the air. Some balls are stressful and some are great! On the weight loss fron... Read more

Getting it together

Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

So far this has been a great weekend for pulling myself together. Yesterday I organized my things for school and scanned a ton of my students work so I can move forward with progress reports. Today I plan to begin writing the comments and ... Read more

Maybe back to low carb???

Thursday, January 19, 2012      0 comments

Well.... I feel very stuck. This is not a new feeling and I know I can get past this. While my husband and I were on a 4 mile walk (I love both the exercise and time to talk) we were talking about things that have worked for us in the past. My s... Read more

Long Weekend!

Friday, January 13, 2012      0 comments

I am very happy to have the week behind and enjoy a long weekend. We just packed up the ski stuff (and had a great evening walk) Tomorrow we are off to Okemo for the day! The rest of the weekend I should be able to catch up with life, relax a li... Read more

My "Trouble Goal"

Thursday, January 12, 2012      0 comments

Keep a Positive attitude when I encounter plateaus, burnout, those weak moments, days of discouragement, and interruptions. I have the tools, the resources, and the support to get where I want to be. My temptation for perfection or nothing... Read more

Reset Button

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

I thought by January 10th I would be past the RESET button but I am doing it again. Last weekend and this week I have been struggling with making good choices in an emotional, extremely time crunched period, and sleep depleted environment. It is... Read more


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