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She Didnt Get There Sitting Around
Monday, January 07, 2013      4 comments

So today Spark encouraged me to revisit the concept of a 'collage' for inspiration. Its supposed to include motivating pictures, words that help me focus on my goals. My goal to loose weight, become stronger, fitter, faster... My goal to be a ... Read more
Todays Goals
Saturday, January 05, 2013      4 comments

Ok, real quick here they are: Do 30 minutes of Pilates- the P57 Arm and AB Booster. Not a ton of time, but will still be hard since Im on my own the whole day with baby :) Eating healthy- tonite I get a bit of a treat with a giant bow... Read more
Quick Blog on Today's Goals
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

Today I had planned on doing 45 minutes of kickboxing in the morning, but my husband has to go take care of an emergency, so I will wait to do my workout till later. It may be that I do the shorter pilates workout today and kickboxing tomorrow ... Read more
Having the Why-how
Thursday, January 03, 2013      1 comments

Setting goals is a hard job. Why else the endless talk in articles, speeches, etc. on how to set goals that will get you where you want to go? In other words it requires some know-how. Its a skill in and of itself separate from what you actua... Read more
Wasting No Time!
Saturday, December 29, 2012      3 comments

Ok- so I have about 20lbs to go till Im back to my prebaby weight. and I definitely dont want that to take longer than it has to because Im too scared to make fitness a priority. My husband would laugh if her heard me say that I need to mak... Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      5 comments

I am LOVING this warm weather, you? Spring means a lot of things this year. Both my husband I receive our graduate degrees, we find new jobs, and I'm aiming to be both ACE and Zumba certified by mid-June. If I think back to where I ... Read more
Stress busting challenge, a delayed week 2
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

My progress with the stress busting challenge had to go a bit slower the past week as I've been out with strep throat. I thought it was just a sore throat since I had been having a sore throat one and off for the two week before hand. But then... Read more
Anti-stress blog #3- ahaaah.
Sunday, March 27, 2011      5 comments

Tomorrow the article is due in for my class- and guess what? I am only MILDLY stressed! Why? Well, first I was reasonable. I figured out that I can skim parts of the 400 page dissertation I was assigned to review in the article last week. I ... Read more
Anti-stress blog #2
Thursday, March 24, 2011      4 comments

aaaaargh. soo much to do. cant breathe. yikes. K- so today I did work for both my jobs, plus some reading. Plus our kitchen was a disaster so I swept it. And then I did some cooking and baking. I dont see how I can do all I need... Read more
Anti-stress blog #1
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

I have really enjoyed the official challenges put out by spark- I've already completed two. I have found them to be simple, but compelling and to the point. The sleep challenge really changed my life in some ways- I can no longer have the slee... Read more
so busy- but i got it
Friday, March 18, 2011      6 comments

I'm blogging right now part for procrastination and part as a way to gather my thoughts. Both my husband and I are very busy these days. He is busy with an internship, being a full-time grad student and working a part-time job- he's runnin... Read more
Saturday, March 05, 2011      4 comments

I am writing this blog with a couple glasses of wine in me, which is enough to make me tipsy and a kinda bold (we were celebrating my parent anniversary, 39 years!). As ED (eating disorder) has decreased, pleasure has increased. My a... Read more
March and the start of ballet
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      5 comments

Wow! So last night I took my first official ballet class in a little while... let me say this: ouch! Even though I do plies galore going through my day and tendu after tendu as I do stupid things like brush my teeth, class kicked my butt. I a... Read more
What she ate
Saturday, February 26, 2011      3 comments

As a young girl, middle school to be exact, I was often home alone and hungry. Both my parents had to work through the evening often (my dad a college professor and my mum a midwife). To solve the dilemma of my empty tummy I began cooking. ... Read more
Argh! Cramps!... and why I can be such a bully
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      5 comments

Argh! Cramps! So I slid in my TA cardio dvd today for the first time in over a week (somehow she wasnt in the rotation over the past few days). Within the first combo I was getting cramps- and I never get cramps! Oh no! I thought. ... Read more

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