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  • Vacation's Over - got Puppy pics!

    6/3/2015 7:28:24 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    So I'm back to work. sigh. It's exactly what you would expect after coming back from a week gone. On a full moon. ack! My vacation was a ... Read more

  • The Easter Puppy!

    4/6/2015 7:26:55 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Here is my sweet girl Violet with the Easter Bunny. And yes, I did stand in line an hour and a half to get my dogs picture taken with a big rabb... Read more

  • My New Exercise Buddy

    1/15/2015 3:58:39 PM, by KATRENIAH

    So the P90X only lasted for 3 days. I just couldn't put in the time every day, the kids weren't loving my taking away some of their attention ti... Read more

  • Puppy update and etc

    12/22/2014 2:18:15 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    So I don't really have any new pics of the puppy. ( I know, boooo hissss!) but that's only becuase she's kind of kickin' my butt! My aussies I ... Read more

  • The New Puppy is Here!!!!!

    12/1/2014 2:23:23 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    She’s Finally Here!!!!! There’s a new puppy in the Splashdog house and her name is Violet Rose. And here she is….. Read more

  • P90X - Day 3

    9/24/2014 9:36:07 PM, by KATRENIAH

    Due to scheduling issues, physical soreness, and other reasons, I took yesterday off. But I was back in form today, doing the Arms & Shoulders w... Read more

  • Day 2: P90X

    9/23/2014 4:48:44 AM, by KATRENIAH

    I learned quite a few things yesterday, and I thought I'd share: 1) The word "plyometrics" actually means future thigh and butt soreness. ... Read more

  • P90X - Day 1

    9/21/2014 3:53:27 PM, by KATRENIAH

    So my sister, who's teensy but feels that she's getting heavy, decided she wanted us to try P90X. I figured, sure, what the heck? If it doesn't... Read more

  • The Family Has (Mostly) Returned

    8/21/2014 7:09:15 PM, by KATRENIAH

    The family left on Friday, August 8th, and came back today (everyone except my 12 year old nephew, whom I'm picking up from his granddad tomorrow... Read more

  • One of THOSE days!

    4/16/2014 7:58:15 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    I need to have a little venting session because this day has just been the most craptastic day I’ve had in quite some time!! So here’s the sitch... Read more

  • Santa Pics!

    12/5/2013 11:30:10 AM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Yes, it was time for the annual $2 Santa picture! Here are two of my three... Read more

  • A Whole Bucket of Crazy

    9/27/2013 6:57:00 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    So I have not been around Spark for a little. There is actually a semi-good reason. My co-worker, who is the only other person in the office th... Read more

  • And the Stress-O-Meter says.....

    7/16/2013 5:44:33 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    The stress-o-meter has been pegged lately. It’s pretty much the job, which isn’t difficult, but it’s a stressful environment. Mainly very crank... Read more

  • Yesterday, Saturday, Day 6, on Raw Food Month

    7/7/2013 12:10:06 PM, by KATRENIAH

    This day turned out tougher than expected, and the issue didn't end up being how much food or water I drank. Certain family members have bee... Read more

  • Yesterday, Friday, Day 5, on Raw Food Month

    7/6/2013 1:43:31 PM, by KATRENIAH

    Yesterday was the biggest challenge I've faced since Raw Food Month began: I had to go to work, where I have a cafe with tempting treats RIGHT TH... Read more

  • Today, Day 4, on Raw Food Month

    7/4/2013 9:01:11 PM, by KATRENIAH

    First of all, happy Independence Day!!!! Breakfast and lunch were a free-for-all: grab whatever fruit and veggies you want, whenever you wan... Read more

  • Yesterday, Day 3, on Raw Food Month

    7/4/2013 3:50:21 PM, by KATRENIAH

    I'm definitely learning that it's all about the water. If I don't drink enough, I feel it through everything: too little, and I get tired, irrit... Read more

  • Catching Up/Raw Food Month

    7/3/2013 6:07:14 PM, by KATRENIAH

    It's been a while since my last blog. Until this past Monday (July 1st), my schedule's been tentatively as follows: 9am-ish - wake with Bab... Read more

  • Shopping Challenged

    7/1/2013 5:22:40 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    It's true! I made a list and everything but boy did I mess up this weekend. I did my grocery shopping on Saturday, got up Sunday ready to have ... Read more

  • The Quest Begins!.......again

    6/17/2013 7:43:27 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    It’s time! I’ve had computer problems all day so I’m trying to knock this out before I go home…I want to restart my quest for health again. I go... Read more

  • Group Hug Please!

    6/12/2013 7:43:09 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    So I realized something that you would think should be fairly obvious to me…I am woefully out of shape! I got up sore the morning after a two mi... Read more

  • Parade of Paws 2013

    6/10/2013 3:27:49 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Hi friends! I went to the Parade of Paws on Saturday and took lots of pictures for you! Parade of Paws is a 2 or 4 mile walk/ fund raiser for t... Read more

  • My first blog of 2013!

    3/27/2013 5:48:01 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Bout time right?! I haven’t blogged since November so I thought now would be a good time to get caught up with all my spark peeps. I’m going ... Read more

  • The Forecast is Sunny!

    3/6/2013 3:48:50 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    Ok that's a straight out lie. We're expecting a ton of rain and some snow. But I mean the forecast on my current life and immediate future are lo... Read more

  • Looking Up!

    1/26/2013 1:41:40 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    So today is the last work day before my weeklong vacation to AC. Woohoo! I'm broke but still. Woohoo! Things are looking up at work since my... Read more

  • Everything That Can Go Wrong...

    1/18/2013 3:02:44 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    ...DID this morning, lol! It was ridiculous. I got up late so I walked the dog with my guy as he was leaving for work. In doing so I locked mysel... Read more

  • What Do You Do If... (Blog Venting)

    1/15/2013 10:53:24 AM, by TASOGAREBAN

    ...you don't like anyone at your job? And by like I mean that I have no close, real friends, only acquaintances. I keep regretting this tran... Read more

  • January 2nd Too Late?

    1/2/2013 8:53:42 AM, by TASOGAREBAN

    Happy New Year Sparkers! So I went over with my drinking on New Years Eve and spent all day in bed yesterday recovering. First lesson of the... Read more

  • Got Myself a FitBit Ultra.

    12/12/2012 12:52:35 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    And I am loving it. I am warned not to wear it during heavy cardio or strength training because technically it's only supposed to be used as like... Read more

  • Rough Day Yesterday, New Day Today.

    11/27/2012 12:57:04 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    So yesterday I had an IT guy come in and comment on my weight. Which was nice. Had this been a torture chamber and that was the best treatment I ... Read more

  • Who's on the Naughty List?

    11/20/2012 1:45:40 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    I have 2 australian shepherds who are definitely on the naughty list. 2 days before Christmas pictures they decided to get in a big ol' fight. ... Read more

  • Funky Halloween

    11/1/2012 4:09:53 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    So I did my Halloween 5k...sort of. I went with my friend Celeste and her rather plump corgi and Princess corgi got a little tired. Since the r... Read more

  • Work Drama V

    10/22/2012 1:41:10 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    Because I'm almost positive that I've made blogs about previous work drama, at least two. So I'm gonna round up to number 5. So I have vaca... Read more

  • October!

    10/1/2012 11:16:38 AM, by TASOGAREBAN

    So the mere sight of the word gets me happy. I love October. I love September but I LOVE October. Mostly because in September, it's still kind of... Read more

  • New Branch!

    9/10/2012 3:02:27 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    So today is my first day at this newly renovated branch. I grew up in Park Slope so I used to come to this branch all the time growing up. Now I'... Read more

  • Fall, Work and Life.

    9/7/2012 10:58:57 AM, by TASOGAREBAN

    Good morning, sparkers! Hope you don't mind reading the goings-on of my life for a little bit but there's a lot to talk about and not much of it ... Read more

  • July Goals.

    7/1/2012 4:59:40 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    Ok short and sweet. Again. My power went out in the apt which was nice because I was in the middle of a blog entry... ! 1) Get in 3... Read more

  • Reboot!

    6/4/2012 3:13:23 PM, by TASOGAREBAN

    So I've been away from Spark (not completely away but away in that I barely updated which means everything suffers) and basically away from fitne... Read more

  • A Hot Mess

    5/29/2012 1:42:19 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Yes, that mess would be me. I seem to be floundering a bit. I'm hanging on without gaining, I've been hanging around the weight since the begin... Read more

  • Softball Mothers Day

    5/14/2012 12:43:48 PM, by SPLASHDOG1

    Another weekend gone by and actually it was a pretty enjoyable one. Those of you who read my last blog may recall that I got 3 new books that I ... Read more

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