Ow my aching hips
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

So the 5K training may not work out like I had hoped. I'm on the first week, and after the first day, I felt a little hip pain. I assumed it was soreness. I did have a rest day. Last night I did the second run. My hips are really fired... Read more
One chapter of my life is complete, so it's time to start a new one
Thursday, August 16, 2012      0 comments

It's been a while. Life just got to be too much to handle. Juggling full-time work, student teaching, graduate classes, and dating just did not leave much time or desire for healthy eating or exercise. Financial strains also made it difficult...... Read more
Sputtering Start
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      3 comments

Somehow, I always wind up trying to kick start better food choices during the worst possible times. Like monthly birthday celebrations at the office, with the evil cupcake temptresses always present. Another example would be that my first ... Read more
Emerging from hibernation
Friday, June 03, 2011      6 comments

So didn't quite make it back on May 23rd like I had planned. I guess it took a few more weeks to really get the drive back. The past month and a half has been odd. I've been dealing with some random pain issues, including: one very angry to... Read more
Sorry, being a negative nelly
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      1 comments

All this bouncing back and forth is not good for me. I will do really well for a few weeks, then life gets in the way and I get completely off track. The interesting part is that I usually don't go overboard on the calories when this happen... Read more
Healing my broken self-esteem
Friday, April 15, 2011      8 comments

So I know I posed an interesting question yesterday. And I definitely got some interesting responses. I'm really trying to reflect on all of this to figure out what I learned. I think the biggest thing is I'm really starting to understand h... Read more
So what do you think?
Thursday, April 14, 2011      5 comments

So there was this guy. What a way to start a blog entry. Especially for someone who was on strike when it came to men. Who knew it would be months and months before she would even consider dating anyone. Monday morning, I go into work ... Read more
April Goals: Week 1 and a little ranting
Thursday, April 07, 2011      5 comments

So I thought I might be a little more likely to keep to my goals this month if I note some progress each week: 1) Hit nutrition goals 20 out of 30 days: April 1-7: 4 out of 7 days (including today). Yikes. Must do better next week! 2... Read more
Strength Training
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      7 comments

So it's been an odd, LONG week so far. I'm feeling a bit stressed and overwhelmed with school stuff I have to finish up by the end of April, work, and trying to find some balance in my own life so I don't suffer from Pot/Kettle Black Syndrome ;)... Read more
YOU are amazing no matter what the scale says
Monday, April 04, 2011      7 comments

I've noticed a lot of my SparkFriends lately are struggling a bit. Whether life just gets crazy or you just have a bad day, I know it can be hard to stay positive because you want to have a great day EVERY day. You see all these other people who... Read more
Embracing my introverted crazy cat lady self
Friday, April 01, 2011      3 comments

So the 11-week challenge kicks off today at work. I had to record a starting weight today. Normally I like to wait until Mondays to weigh-in, but I had to suck it up today. I wasn't expecting anything, with the calorie overages and with it being... Read more
Healthy vs. Free
Thursday, March 31, 2011      3 comments

Don't you just love when you make a choice to get back to healthy eating, THAT is the week desserts & tempting things come at you from every angle? Monday night it was Captain Crunch, Tuesday night it was free pizza for dinner, Wednesday night i... Read more
More goals? Sure, why not?
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      2 comments

Oy. what a day it has been. There is so much going on with work, school, emotional healing, and organizing my life. I just feel like I'm running from one fire to the next, trying to put them all out but not quite making it. Yesterday wasn't... Read more
She's baaaaaack...
Monday, March 28, 2011      5 comments

So I took some time off from exercising/food logging. I was battling major sinus issues the first few weeks. Then the last bit, I was preparing for the divorce being finalized. Knowing I had so much going on and realizing it was such an emotiona... Read more
Rain Rain Go Away
Thursday, February 24, 2011      2 comments

So the snarling ball has cycled back something, I don't know. It's not anger right now though. I think I worked through quite a bit of anger on Tuesday, and for the moment that beast has calmed down. I KNOW I've got to get fully past... Read more

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