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5 Year Spark-iversary !PICS!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      14 comments

Just wanted to pop in and say "Hi"!!!! I hit my 5 year anniversary of my time on SparkPeople last month. I wanted to post a blog back then, but .... well, you know. Life ... Read more

Anyone wanna be Facebook friends?

Saturday, June 21, 2014      5 comments

Hey SparkFriends! I am finding I am having less and less time to spend on SparkPeople and I guess I may be outgrowing it a little bit???? I don't know.... But anyways, I find most of my extra time that I have to spend on the computer is spent on... Read more

My amazing husband! (pic)

Sunday, June 15, 2014      8 comments

I could not do this without my husband. I am realizing more and more what a blessing it is to have a husband, life partner, who is willing to make this lifestyle change wi... Read more

Me??? "Small"????

Thursday, June 05, 2014      6 comments

So it's happened twice this past week. I was referred to as "small". At CrossFit when we were doing box jumps one of the screws popped out, but it looked like I jumped on it too hard and "broke it". When I showed it to the trainer, I apolog... Read more

A week feels like forever!

Sunday, June 01, 2014      5 comments

Ever feel this way? Today will mark one full week where I have been on track. Last week at this time, my weight was up to 142- a high for me, clothes felt tight, I was bloated, not eating right, feeling fat, feeling ugly, etc.... I got frus... Read more

Frustrated and Motivated

Monday, May 26, 2014      5 comments

The past few days I have been eating super clean... almost completely Paleo... no binges, no sweets or cheats. I can usually lose a few pounds in a few days by doing this, but nothing this time! I am still 142-144... way high for me! I have been... Read more

Back from vacation/ Dr visit

Thursday, May 15, 2014      2 comments

Dh and I celebrated our 20th anniversary this past Sunday!!! We went to S Padre Island for a few days. Just he and I by ourselves without kids. It was SO NICE being alone with him, but at the same time I was SAD that our boys are almost grown u... Read more

Today Will Be A Challenge

Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

I really appreciate the encouragement I get here on SparkPeople. I am feeling a little bit better since my last Pity Party blog. So yesterday, at the gym, I got 3 compliments on my hair! LOL! The first was from someone I honestly had never seen ... Read more

Welcome to my Pity Party....

Monday, April 28, 2014      7 comments

So it has been almost 4 yrs that I have roughly maintained my weightloss (+/-20 lbs). I have had my ups and downs.... and right now my weight is WAY up and my mood is WAY down. I HATE being at this point (I have been here several times over the ... Read more

Why I am not losing weight... Being Honest

Friday, April 11, 2014      9 comments

I have a cookie addiction. And I need to break it. I eat a Paleo diet (for the most part) because it makes me feel my best. I have no stomach issues and I feel like it gives me the fuel I need to participate in CrossFit. My "problem" i... Read more

Lessons Learned from CrossFit Open 2014

Saturday, March 29, 2014      11 comments

Yesterday I completed my final workout for the 2014 CrossFit Open. It was 21 thrusters (65#s) and 21 burpees.... then a descending ladder by 3's. So 18 thrusters, 18 burpees, 15, 12, etc.... I finished in 21:09. I am really proud of my time... Read more

CrossFit Open 14.4 is in the books!

Saturday, March 22, 2014      6 comments

This weeks workout was 60 calories of rowing, 50 toes to bar, 40 wall ball shots, 30 powercleans@95#s, 20 muscle ups (ha!).... all in 14 minutes! The 60 calories of rowing took just over 4 minutes. And I am SO PROUD of the fact that ... Read more

CrossFit Open Workout 14.3 (pic!)

Saturday, March 15, 2014      8 comments

10 Deadlifts@95#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts@ 135#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts @155#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts@185#s It went on.... but that's as far as I got. Instead of doing the box jumps I did step ups which were allowed... Read more

Body Composition Analysis

Saturday, March 08, 2014      4 comments

I was wondering if anybody has ever had one of these done? Our gym is offering them for $30 which supposedly they go for $350??? I'm really on the fence... It's "only" $30 (which is A LOT for me) and I wonder what it would change??? Would I... Read more

Crossfit Open Workout 14.2

Friday, March 07, 2014      6 comments

So my heart sank big time when I heard the workout. 10 Overhead Squats @65 lbs. My 1 rep MAX from 4 months ago was 62 lbs and I barely got that after several missed attempts... then 10 chest to bar pull-ups.... Yeah right..... Read more


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