Injured, Not Benched! (+ a Jillian Question)
Saturday, March 12, 2011      1 comments

So here I sit rolling a frozen can of beans under my foot as I type this. I'm so glad I went to the podiatrist yesterday for my plantar fasciitis, among other things I had questions about! I knew I had low arches, but he said my feet are "flat... Read more
Personal (yet public) Pep Talk
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

Okay, whoa. What's going on here? I'm still hanging on to the wagon, but one more bump and I will have fallen off. When did this happen? Let's recap the last few months... ... Read more
Plantar Fasciitis = Pain + Frustration :(
Friday, December 17, 2010      4 comments

Ugh. I am so excited to be on the right track and making tangible progress on the scale, on the tape, physically, emotionally.... it's wonderful. I've been doing 20 min circuit training and walking roughly 15 miles/week on my treadmill. ... Read more
7 lbs Down ~ I'm Actually Doing This
Sunday, December 12, 2010      7 comments

Well, it's been a little while since my last blog post. I am pleased to report that the "between" has been filled with learning experiences, but mostly consistent effort and forward momentum. This feeling of success is so new for me. I ... Read more
Weakened By Company...
Sunday, November 21, 2010      2 comments

Why is it that every time we have company over I drop a couple notches of dedication? I think we have had company every weekend for 1 month now and it's making it very hard to give my new program the kickstart it needs with consistent exercise ... Read more
WHY, Oh, WHY Do I Sabotage Myself Like This...?
Friday, October 29, 2010      5 comments

Okay... (composing myself) let me begin with some self-praise. I have just come back to SP a few weeks ago and as a new stay-at-home mom of a now 5-month old, I have been trying to get a routine going. With that said, I have been very pr... Read more
What "Sparked" You?
Saturday, October 16, 2010      1 comments

Okay, so I bought *The Spark* book and I just started reading it. I'm reading about how Chris Downie became inspired and found the motivation to improve his life and reach the goals he set for himself. His are much loftier than what I would ai... Read more
Calling All Stay-At-Home Moms... Help!?
Monday, October 11, 2010      3 comments

Okay... I'm new to this whole stay at home mom thing. How do you do this? I have just recently stopped working FT and I've been a stay at home mom for a few months now with our first child, trying to get the hang of balancing finances, h... Read more
Living With a Sugar-holic!
Thursday, October 07, 2010      5 comments

My husband, whom I love with all my heart, has a problem. He eats pretty well during the day when he is at work. Not perfect, but okay. He watches portions and tries to make smart choices. However, when he gets home and after dinner, anythi... Read more