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Tuesday, April 12, 2011      4 comments

"Starting statements with the pronoun I can drastically increase your ability to succeed at healthy living." I am deciding to take this one day at a time. When I hear a phrase or words that I find helpful, I jot them down on my iphone. Here a... Read more
Life is Tough!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      0 comments

I have had such a trying week. All of my buttons were pressed and sore points tested. I will give you all the readers digest version of my week. Started the week with a fast; much stricter than the Daniel Fast. Fruits and vegetables on... Read more
Support = Sustainability
Monday, January 25, 2010      0 comments

I am greatful. I have a wonderful husband and a best friend that keep me accountable. On days that I really don't want to workout or eat the right foods, they are there, not nagging, but giving me that genuine, "you can do it" smile. An... Read more
What a difference a month can make
Sunday, January 24, 2010      0 comments

I wrote this in a journal entry a month ago. I already feel light years difference and its all thanks to Spark. Not knowing what I am going to eat for the day is something I cannot do. When I am unsure, I tend to make a choice based upon c... Read more
The Busy Life of a Law Student
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

This week I have come up with every reason in the world - legitimate and not- to not work out or go to class. But I have perservered and done both. My friend and workout partner suggested that I only work out 5 days per week rather than every ... Read more
Muscle vs. Fat Loss
Sunday, January 17, 2010      4 comments

I have been incorporating strength in every workout. I know I feel like I have lost weight. My astonishment this morning when I stepped on the scale and didn't see a loss. Maybe I will later, maybe its water weight. I am going to dread over ... Read more
Hot Yoga!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

So today I went to hot yoga. Originally I had planned to go hiking, but the weather had other plans for me. I got up early - way too early 5am and chilled around the house for a bit. Headed off to Hot Yoga by 8am. It is a 1hr 45 minute class... Read more
It does get easier!
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

Today I had a moment on the treadmill where I wasn't as exhausted as I have been before. Usually, I have to push myself to get through the workout, but this time - it was 7 or 8 minutes before I realized, "Hey I am at 3.5mph and a 10% incline a... Read more
Self Worth
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      3 comments

A friend sent me an email today that caught me completely off guard. My breath caught in my throat and I stopped breathing for what seemed an eternity. It was happening - my "aha" moment. The email was from a daily prayer listserve that she ... Read more
"If you fall seven times, get up eight" - Japanese Proverb
Sunday, January 10, 2010      1 comments

Life gets hard. There is no question about that. There are so many words of wisdom that get intermingled with the stress of life that sometimes you can't help but wonder - Am I the crazy one? I don't get any of the - "roll with the punches",... Read more
2009 Reflections
Friday, January 01, 2010      0 comments

To my dear friends, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions,” a famous quote I have remembered throughout the years. The quote comes from Ms. Vivian Ann Abbott Walker from Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. As she was expl... Read more