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#FitFood Day 9
5/21/2014 9:38:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Pear-fect english muffin Called for: 1 toasted whole grain english muffin with 1 tbsp almond butter and 1 sliced pear and milk What...  Read more


#FitFood Day 8
5/21/2014 8:58:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Starting Week 2 of the 30 Day Challenge, woot! Breakfast: Greek breakfast scramble Called for: 1/4 cup onions and peppers, oregano, 1 egg and 1...  Read more


#FitFood Day 7
5/21/2014 8:29:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Berries and cream french toast Called for: combine 1 egg white with 2 tbsp milk, 1 tbsp orange juice and 1/2 tsp cinnamon, use 2 sliced b...  Read more


Just keep swimming...just keep swimming...
5/21/2014 12:25:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Kind of a not-so-great food day yesterday. Not horrible, just ate more than I needed. Trying hard not to fall back into those bad habits. I know it...  Read more


May insanity brings June serenity?
5/20/2014 9:36:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

This month has been incredibly busy... but I'm gearing up for June, because it's going to be awesome. Evan and I house-sat (and dwg-sat) for our...  Read more


Something to think about and remember everyday.
5/19/2014 10:02:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Everyone makes mistakes, has struggles and failures. But we also have opportunities, triumphs and success. The mistakes we make do not define us. Ea...  Read more


After-dinner binge
5/19/2014 8:35:04 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night, I finished dinner and was still snacky and I couldn't stop. After dinner I ate: Dark chocolate with peanut butter on it Two handf...  Read more


5/19/2014 9:02:48 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow That's a BIG number!!!!!!!! 60 LBS!!!!!!! Go me!!!!!! Go me!!!!!!! Go me!!!!!!! HAHAHAHA...  Read more


5/18/2014 10:51:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Seem to be making progress. Drinking lots of water and doing my best to control how much I eat. Was just sick again, which helps in the short term b...  Read more


The first 10
5/18/2014 3:21:10 AM,  1 COMMENTS

As stated in my previous blog post, my goal this week is to do two ten minute workouts. I just did my first. I didn't go for a run. I didn't do a ke...  Read more


#FitFood Day 6
5/17/2014 10:57:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Rise and shine breakfast sandwich Called for: 2 slices bread, 1 cooked egg, 1 slice ham, and 2 slice cheese What I did: I made an ov...  Read more


Should I exercise today?
5/17/2014 9:32:37 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Every day I wake up with varying levels of motivation. Almost always, I feel totally have a leisurely cup of coffee and a poke around t...  Read more


One tiny goal at a time.
5/17/2014 7:49:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm setting SMART goals for myself. Yes, I said I never wanted to start over again, but here I am starting over. I need to start very small, so I am...  Read more


#FitFood Day 5
5/16/2014 11:33:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Hash brown haystack Called for: 1 serving frozen hash brown, 1 egg, 3 slices of tomato and 1 slice of cheese What I did: Well instea...  Read more


#FitFood Day 4
5/15/2014 9:56:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Bacon 'n cheese oats Called for: 1/2 cup oats with 1 slice bacon, 1 green onion, 1/4 cup shredded cheese and paprika What I did: coo...  Read more


#FitFood Day 3
5/14/2014 11:05:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Scrambled breakfast taco Called for: 1 tortilla, 1 scrambled egg, 2 tbsp cooked black beans, 1 tbsp shredded cheese, 2 tbsp salsa and 1/2...  Read more


#FitFood Day 2
5/13/2014 11:22:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Breakfast: One minute microwave muffin Called for: whole grain english muffin, 1 egg, slice of ham, slice of tomato, slice of cheddar cheese, an ora...  Read more


#FitFood Day 1
5/12/2014 11:54:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Breakfast: PB&J Oatmeal Called for 1/2 cup oats with 2Tbsp peanut butter, 1 Tbsp all-fruit jam and 1/2 cup raspberries with a suggestion of a glass...  Read more


Starting a new and dealing with the demon within...
5/12/2014 12:06:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yet again I am trying to step on the merry go round ride of weight loss and take control of my weight and my body! I remember the pre-teen I once was,...  Read more


My eating plan • 5 - 6 meals a day
5/6/2014 12:04:21 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Most people are used to eating 3 times per day – breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a better way to fuel your body, but its often a challen...  Read more


Never give up
4/23/2014 10:43:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I admit if I would of stuck with dieting and exercising when I first joined Sparkelpeople I would probably be at goal by now. I did join weightwatcher...  Read more


Prodigal Son
4/17/2014 12:23:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Forty-two years ago, I was born into a very religious family. As I grew, I was taught the morals, principles and traditions of my inherited religion....  Read more


Day 90 Completed !!!
4/7/2014 7:37:21 AM,  12 COMMENTS

DAY 90!!!!! I completed 90 days of P90x3 Saturday 😊 I finished my last night with Dynamics after work. Had some dinner and started to...  Read more


Starting over
4/3/2014 4:59:18 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm back to try this yet again..I've been through a lot since I first made this account,Both accomplishments and failures. But now I feel like I...  Read more


Gluten Free Trial: Week 1
3/25/2014 2:54:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Bottom Line: I like it so far. It's pretty easy to stick to. I've got more energy, more stable blood sugars, and have lost 3.5 lbs. since I started....  Read more


Gluten-Free Trial: Background Info
3/25/2014 2:37:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Let me start with some background: Last fall I started getting strange, round splotches on my chest and arms that wouldn't go away, and a funky bo...  Read more


Sloppy Vo's and the Versatility of Cabbage
3/21/2014 3:38:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been on a Vietnamese/ Thai food bender for the last few weeks... sure I'll make other stuff to have some variety, but I crave the spicy-sweet-her...  Read more


Let's Talk
3/21/2014 3:03:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As we rocket around the world wide web checking out fitness sites and information we run into TMI (too much information) almost instantly. As a tra...  Read more


Getting back on track
3/19/2014 9:02:15 AM,  0 COMMENTS

OK, I've been horrible about getting back on track, but I KNOW i want to do this... I just need to kick myself in the ass about it. but how is the que...  Read more


Just a little update.
3/19/2014 12:07:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Things are going well. I have been really busy working and planning my wedding, so I haven't had much time to update my progress. I am still losi...  Read more


3/18/2014 10:55:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, my resolve to be better about logging in while at home... failed miserably this weekend. I was busy the entire time, which is good, and i didn't...  Read more


Happy Sunday
3/16/2014 9:27:51 AM,  10 COMMENTS

You never have the time, you MAKE the time. Because it matters and it's worth it. My husband & I have plans for today, errands to run, pla...  Read more


3/14/2014 12:56:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, weather is better today... so maybe my motivation to do SOMETHING will come back. This week has, yet again, been horrible. Got to do some stuff...  Read more


Winter 2014: Approaching Stability, New Goals, and Getting to 129.6!!!
3/14/2014 2:00:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a tough winter, but in a week, I will have made it to see the sunshine return to the Pacific Northwest. It is so beautiful here, but i...  Read more


Being at home
3/13/2014 10:54:55 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So i've realized that being at home is a major block for me when it comes to sparking. :/ This is a problem. A big one at that. I don't log in after w...  Read more


Decide who you want to become
3/12/2014 12:10:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Decide to set clear objective goals, make deadlines and stick to them to achieve the results you want. If you don’t know where you are goin...  Read more


Goodbye, Yellow Brick Load...
3/11/2014 9:39:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Look! Behold, lemon pound cake! A dietary foe of mine I've fought for years. I've made it maybe a handful of times because I know just how qu...  Read more


baby steps?
3/11/2014 1:26:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, yesterday was a bad calorie day, but I just couldn't feel sated, and I don't do well if I'm hungry. Today is better, but kind of a bummer for th...  Read more


Be BOLD. Do What The Ordinary Fear...
3/10/2014 10:17:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Think of something special that you would do if you: already lost the weight started working out finished that project or what ever other g...  Read more


3/10/2014 10:37:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, in talking with my husband yesterday, I realized weekends are my downfall. Not only am I horrible about tracking, but I'm horrible about eating on...  Read more


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