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August already?
7/31/2014 12:49:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I took this from another Sparkie. I love it. so today is my first real day off in awhile. The girls began their preseason which means t...  Read more


I tried to do this Yesterday
7/28/2014 4:01:25 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I wanted this to be 1/2 yesterday and 1/2 today, but it didn't turn out like that so I am just writing about tomorrow. My adult (26) yr old son asked...  Read more


He I noticed I'd been so out of touch
7/23/2014 4:45:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been so out of touch that no one even read my blog. You know some of us have a hard life and we are suppose to share that and get encouragement...  Read more


Day 5 - Birthday and slight delays
7/22/2014 2:16:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I did not get my intended walk in, at the end of the day, I had to make a store run and came home and crashed from that. Today is my partner...  Read more


I haven't made an entry in a long time..
7/22/2014 8:46:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I haven't made a entry in a long time, because all I had to says were bad things, I still only have bad things to say. I'm currently waiting to see if...  Read more


Day 3 & 4 - Self Discipline
7/21/2014 11:35:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday was rough. The joints between my hips and legs were sore, stiff, and painful. I didn't sleep well the night before and fitfully still last n...  Read more


Blew the two pounds out of the water!
7/21/2014 2:07:18 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This has been a great week! I have not only lost the two pounds I had to go to reached my short term goal by July 20th (today) BUT, I lost 2 more in a...  Read more


jumbles with pics
7/20/2014 3:24:41 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm trying to get in know where. The balance between life and yourself. We took in two extra kids who didn't have a place to stay (18 &...  Read more


Day 2 - Self Determination
7/19/2014 1:33:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm tired, I went to bed early enough but I'm still -feeling- exhausted. I know this will pass, but it makes it harder to want to do things. That bein...  Read more


Day 1
7/18/2014 12:13:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My job totally consumed my other life improvement goals. Writing, nonexistent. Fitness, nonexistent. Healthy habits/eating, nonexistent. I've be...  Read more


4 months in and ready to make some chages
7/17/2014 10:54:11 AM,  1 COMMENTS

New Mommy to twins. I thing my weight has finally settled and I look at my beautiful boys in photos with me and there is so much room for improvement...  Read more


What a week I'm having!!!
7/13/2014 11:58:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The girls are here from Washington state and we decided to take them to Santa Cruz for a night of fun. I work extra hours to get Wednesday off and we...  Read more


Happy to be exercising again
7/13/2014 12:38:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I forgot how good exercising feels! I have not really done much exercise for a couple of years. I have soft started a couple of times with just s...  Read more


It has been a great week!
7/5/2014 3:43:26 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I have started exercising and feel great for it. I have started back at the YMCA. I am changing up my cardio most days and that is adding interest. I...  Read more


A busy 4th indeed!!!
7/4/2014 2:31:58 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I did do my exercise that day...I did not was 108 so it WAS too warm but I did Jillian. Yesterday I did some arm challenges and today I am lo...  Read more


So long, June. Hello July!
7/3/2014 8:20:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow, that went fast! So total fitbit step tally for the month of June was 343,599 steps, 139.62 miles. Not too shabby. Definitely accomplished my...  Read more


1 coffee conversations
6/30/2014 1:49:43 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm sitting here with my morning cup of coffee 271 (NSV: creamer swapped with almond milk) and just kind of being. I'm enjoying the silence as I have...  Read more


June weeks 3 & 4
6/28/2014 6:16:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Goals for JUNE 2014 1. Wear and sync fitbit every day! It is getting easier to remember to do this! I make sure to place my fitbit in the sam...  Read more


Week 2 but still on day 1
6/27/2014 2:49:13 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Isn't that amazing? I've been so motivated in my head to "begin" this journey. I even went on a run. Then I spend my days running running cleaning...  Read more


Started Exercising!
6/26/2014 8:09:44 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have been to the Y three times now. I know it isn't much but you have to start somewhere. I did the elliptical for an hour and walked a mile on the...  Read more


At crossroads
6/23/2014 5:51:44 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I know that i havent wrote in while.. Life does throw a lot of curveballs. Ever since Easter my diet went out the window. Not to mention everything el...  Read more


Great day turned frustrating
6/19/2014 7:02:57 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Good news is I went to the YMCA today. I figured I would go for the gusto and did an hour on the elliptical using intervals of 4/1 and 10/8. The 10/8...  Read more


June Week 2
6/18/2014 11:53:35 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Reflecting on week 2, even though we are already half-way through week 3. Week 2: Goals for JUNE 2014 1. Wear and sync fitbit every...  Read more


Bullet points of my life....
6/17/2014 5:55:50 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I wish I could just magically make everything I want to say appear here without trying. LOL I mean to tell you so much has happened!! We did my...  Read more


June week 1
6/6/2014 2:01:28 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Trying to post a weekly check in on my goals this month. Week 1: Goals for JUNE 2014 1. Wear and sync fitbit every day! 248 Goal...  Read more


JUNE 2014 GOALS / follow up on May 2014
6/2/2014 1:18:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS is JUNE! Happy summer! Time to visit my May 2014 goals and see how I did... Goals for May 2014 1. Ride bike to class - shootin...  Read more


5/30/2014 11:56:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I often see people complaining about their lack of Willpower. I've taught about Willpower for nearly ten years - written about it, radio shows,...  Read more


I'm alive!
5/14/2014 7:33:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Ugh. I am so bad at being consistant with Spark lately... But I'm still here and I'm still working towards my goals! I am not doing great with my w...  Read more


My second and not so good day
5/13/2014 10:43:00 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Yesterday I started my diet/healthy eating plan/whatever I want to call it on any given day and I did ok. I didn't divert from my plan, except I didn'...  Read more


My Mother's Day gift to me...
5/12/2014 11:38:48 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Finally. that's right. there it is. Picture to prove it. Strangely I wasn't OVERLY elated as I thought I would be, but I AM...  Read more


May 2014 Goals - Time for a challenge or two!
5/7/2014 9:59:36 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I won't go into details, but those April goals just didn't happen. Womp womp. Life, being life, threw some curveballs my way. That's ok. I did what I...  Read more


5/7/2014 11:38:46 AM,  10 COMMENTS

The ninja mutant fat cells 1, me 0. 18 I haven't had creamer in my coffee for A WEEK!! I nailed my Glo Getter steps like no other....  Read more


Pizza cake?
5/4/2014 3:43:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I came home yesterday and ordered the family a pizza from Old Town Pizza. Anyone that knows me knows this is a trigger food. I thought "no biggie, I...  Read more


New Way of Eating :)
5/3/2014 6:37:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So 7 days ago on May 25th I decided to cut all dairy, bread, grains, corn, sugar & artificial sweeteners, anything processed, anything from a box or c...  Read more


Whaiting is almost over for Dr.s to tell me what is going on.
5/3/2014 4:57:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I went to the Spine Surgeon and was told I have to go get an MRI to see how much the stenosis or building disc in closing in on the spinal cord and se...  Read more


3 things that i am grateful of
5/2/2014 5:46:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

1. That i did not fully bust up my diet over Easter week. 2. My job and how much progress that i had achieved in a year 3. My family and friends e...  Read more


Weight Gain!?! Are you frikkin' kidding me!?!
5/1/2014 3:32:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

1000 fitness minutes in March. 2300+ in April, plus I burned more than 25,000 calories working out. Gained 5 pounds. "Oh don't you worry that...  Read more


May Day!!
5/1/2014 12:48:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Well, here it is Day 4 and still no creamer in my coffee and yes, I DID walk home from work yesterday. a TMI story to follow on that. But remember h...  Read more


a quickie before bed
4/30/2014 1:25:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today marks day 2 of Happy Herbivore's 28 live better challenge. It's more for fun and I look forward to each day's email to see what insights the fo...  Read more


Starting through Menopause..
4/24/2014 4:23:29 AM,  6 COMMENTS

After a week of this Miserable, Natural,(might I use that word loosely), I don't see how people (people stronger that I) go through it. I Commend they...  Read more


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