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Back at the gym!!!
8/16/2014 4:59:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My ankle is feeling do much better!...  Read more


2000 miles:)
8/7/2014 10:55:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Today I hit the 2000 mile mark! Three miles on the treadmill before teaching class:) Summer has been going so fast. I can't believe in two week...  Read more


7/23/2014 8:47:57 AM,  1 COMMENTS

A lot has changed since my last entry...and some things haven't! I have been teaching at my new school for 3 years now and absolutely love it here. Al...  Read more


Resistance training tips
7/21/2014 8:53:21 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Over the weekend I had the chance to attend two more workshops held at the Y. I wanted to share some tips on resistance training that I thought were...  Read more


Weekly stats updates
7/19/2014 3:31:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Start (12/7): Weight 259 lbs Bust 123 cm Waist 106 cm Hips 125 cm Body fat 43.2% After 1 week: Weight 255.2 (down 3.8 lbs) Bust...  Read more


What was good about yesterday?
7/19/2014 3:26:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Green smoothie for lunch (apple, mango, spinach, grape) was delicious and filling. Tonnes of work for Junior League and wedding planning done. ...  Read more


What was good about yesterday?
7/18/2014 5:09:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I finally went to the dentist for professional whitening. Fourteen days of home treatment ahead, then hopefully a dazzling smile for the wedding! ...  Read more


Summer update 5
7/16/2014 2:50:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

*No new fitness achievements. We haven't had jump rope or rope climb on our workouts for awhile. Of course that means I have not practiced either:)...  Read more


What was good about yesterday?
7/16/2014 4:18:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Even though I indulged in a couple of naughtier items when eating out, my portion control was totally on point. I drank a *lot* of water. Go...  Read more


What was good about yesterday?
7/15/2014 7:42:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Lots of water. Lots of sleep. No snacking. Simple, good, nutritious foods. Even the 'naughty' pudding we had was a sliver of homemade...  Read more


Summer update 4
7/12/2014 6:51:43 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Summer is going too fast!! I really wish I could freeze time or save it in a bottle:) My goal is to one day live as stress free as I am over the summ...  Read more


Role Models
7/5/2014 8:27:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I fell off of the wagon yesterday afternoon and let today turn into "Faturday". My new niece joined the family last night and things got a little busy...  Read more


7/5/2014 12:48:51 AM,  7 COMMENTS

How is everyone doing? I pray that all of you are in good health and that all of you had a fantastic and Happy 4th of July. It is such an honor and...  Read more


Summer update 3
7/1/2014 12:06:55 PM,  10 COMMENTS

*Still killing the workouts. *No progress on the rope or jump rope. *Deadlifts got a "good" from the trainer. I'll take it:) *Swam 16 laps tod...  Read more


Go figure.
6/26/2014 11:26:45 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I went out with my brother last night and didn't stick with my plan as well as I was aiming to. I ate a sensible meal, but had 3 cocktails instead of...  Read more


Summer update 2
6/25/2014 8:09:15 AM,  8 COMMENTS

*Getting closer to the top of the rope:) *Practiced jumping rope. 19 unbroken today. Last one finished with this part of our workout: Repeat 2x...  Read more


Happy Monday!
6/23/2014 11:22:36 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I had a great weekend at a friend's house on the lake, swimming with my pups. I ate well, but did over indulge on the alcohol. Rather than wallo...  Read more


21 DSD week 7
6/23/2014 8:46:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Finally feeling like a lifestyle change has happened:) Zero sugar cravings, zero stress eating. Killing the workouts and finding that I am not even...  Read more


Trying and Failing Over...and Over...and Over...
6/22/2014 12:08:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

How do you deal with this? I've successfully lost a significant amount of weight two times previously in my life. But after gaining back the...  Read more


It's all about perspective.
6/18/2014 11:29:29 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Life has a funny way of reminding you how good you really have it. Within the last week, I've lost a friend under the age of 50 to pulmonary hypertens...  Read more


Summer update 1
6/18/2014 10:16:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

First full day of summer freedom! My workout buddy and I were right back where we left off, and it was great! Ran 1.45 before SWEAT SWEAT was...  Read more


Survey says!
6/16/2014 9:25:57 PM,  0 COMMENTS

an MRI and a snazzy new hinged knee brace! My recheck at the orthopedist wound up exactly like I thought it would. I'll be scheduling an MRI (once the...  Read more


21 DSD week 6
6/14/2014 6:33:27 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Yep I made it through the last day of school, Friday the 13th with a full moon. Surprisingly everything went very smoothly:) The kids had a lot of f...  Read more


Mind Blown ...
6/9/2014 8:39:48 AM,  5 COMMENTS

There was a point last fall where I signed up for a 10K and a 5K. One in November, one in December. I paid for both. And I didn't run either...  Read more


21 DSD week 5
6/7/2014 6:55:42 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Things still going great:) Zero sugar cravings and no stress eating:) I'm only: 5 SWEAT classes 3 spin classes 3 running days 2 boot cam...  Read more


Rehab is boring.
6/2/2014 11:14:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I took the dogs to a local park for a walk this morning. We walked 1.25 miles on the paved trail and I felt good! I was just about to go over to the o...  Read more


21 DSD week 4
6/1/2014 9:36:21 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Still going strong:) No sugar cravings:) No stress eating:) Just regular meals and lots of gym time:) CANNOT WAIT TIL SUMMER! I'm just: 10 S...  Read more


Back in the saddle.
5/31/2014 9:48:58 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I could start with a million and one excuses for my absence from SP and my lack of progress. Suffice it to say I haven't been doing what I know I shou...  Read more


I Knew It Would Catch Up ...
5/28/2014 8:53:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I went to WW for the first time in a month on Saturday. I'm up nearly 8 lbs. Disgusting. I'm really mad at myself. I've been much bette...  Read more


The Final Countdown!
5/27/2014 12:41:20 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Cannot wait til June 13th! Last kid day...last teacher day June 17th. Just like I did for Christmas break, I am counting down the days in workout fo...  Read more


Summertime and Palm Tree Straws
5/26/2014 2:01:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So, I'm a teacher. For 10 1/2 months of the year, it's what I am. Day in, day out, round the clock, over the weekends, and so on. It isn't ju...  Read more


21 DSD week 3
5/24/2014 7:13:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

And that's a wrap:) Perfect eating week:) Feeling great! I really had zero sugar cravings this week. Looking forward to continuing with this eatin...  Read more


Saying No
5/22/2014 10:44:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was very proud of myself yesterday. I was offered a sweet roll and I said no. Now, that isn't all that unusual because I find sweet rolls too swee...  Read more


Thoughts and Reflections
5/20/2014 8:53:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'll say it: I don't track as well as I should on WW. Not sure why or when that dropped off, but it has. Not to say I've eaten terribly, or I've...  Read more


5/18/2014 10:00:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Sweets are a big problem for me, usually because they also are attached to fats. The combination has become my self-medication for when I'm stressed,...  Read more


21 DSD week 2
5/18/2014 6:23:55 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Ahh this was a really bad week eating wise. Way too many Quest Bars were eaten:) Just gotta cut them out once and for all. They replace any type of...  Read more


Size vs weight
5/9/2014 2:24:33 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Two topics I have been thinking about since meeting with a client earlier this week. She is getting married soon and is very focused on losing weight...  Read more


Gah! Quickly, Quickly!
5/6/2014 9:09:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

33 days til the half marathon (closing in on a month - HOLY CRAP). Next Saturday is the FoamFest. Next Sunday is the 10K (I'm actually prett...  Read more


May 5, 2014
5/5/2014 9:16:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Happy Cinco de Mayo... I have finished my Masters degree in Counseling about a week ago, and got in all of my hours that i needed for my internsh...  Read more


21 DSD round 2
5/4/2014 6:43:16 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Another round:) I think so! Just saw on Instagram that the lovely lady behind The 21 Day Sugar Detox is kicking off another round of 21 DSD. It is...  Read more


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