I put on my "never before" jeans today!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      4 comments

A few years back, before my first kid, I bought a pair of capri jeans. Upon getting them home, I was sad to realize that because they had no stretch, they absolutely would not fit. I decided, whatever, no biggie. I'm eating well and working out,... Read more
Starting over... again
Friday, August 06, 2010      5 comments

How many times are we allowed to start over and repeat that age old mantra of "This is it! This is the last time! This time will be the time I finally lose the weight!" And then 6 months later, you are shouting it again, perhaps 5 lbs hea... Read more
I hired a trainer.. so I guess that means I gave up?? :)
Saturday, July 10, 2010      1 comments

Okay seriously, sometimes I do kinda feel like I gave up because I broke down and hired a trainer. I mean the whole concept of spark is that we can do this without needing to hire a professional. This site gives you all the tool and motivation... Read more
It takes a 28 day streak to create a new habit..
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

If it does indeed take a 28 day streak to create a new habit, then my task for Sunday May 2nd and that day only is as follows: Get dressed, leave the apartment, and go work up a sweat. Eventually fitness will become a habit for me ins... Read more
Weight Training
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

I forgot how much I used to adore lifting weights!!!!!! What is wrong with me? How could I have stopped doing such an awesome thing for my body?? I have only done 3 strength workouts in 7 days but already I am noticing a major difference i... Read more
9 Weeks later, trying C25K again
Sunday, March 14, 2010      1 comments

I didn't finish the "Couch to 5k Program" when I started it 9 weeks ago. Why not? Doesn't matter! Instead of dwelling on the shoulda-woulda-couldas, I am just going to jump back on the horse and get 'er done!!! My son is now 4 months ol... Read more
"If the problem isn't hunger, the solution isn't food!"
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Let's all say that 5 times today really loudly (in our heads of course) and then repeat it to ourselves every morning this week!!!!!! Eating to cope with depression just leads to weight gain which leads to more depression. It is such a sim... Read more
Fitting in cardio where ever you can.. even if it's NUTS
Sunday, January 17, 2010      1 comments

Yeah so it is 3:30am and what did I just finish doing? A 3 mile walk around my neighborhood with the baby in his stroller and a bottle of water. Why? Well a few reasons. 1) I was so busy running around all day today that I gen... Read more
Run fat girl, RUN!!
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      5 comments

I am finally back running again after a full year's hiatus. It hurts so goooooooooooood!!!!! Yes I dig yoga (a LOT) and lifting weights makes me feel tough and strong again, but there is nothing like cool crisp morning air, the smell of ... Read more
"I just had a baby. That's why I'm fat."
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      5 comments

Every time I leave the house in a fitted tee shirt, I think out loud ot myself, "I just had a baby. That's why I'm fat." and then wear my little belly pudge with pride. My little guy will be 7 weeks old tomorrow and therefore I am understandab... Read more
Need to hop to it.. but I don't feeeel like it
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

My mood this morning is great but my motivation?? ehh... not so much. My Bikram studio offers three morning classes and so far I've already missed two today and I am about to miss the third. And if I don't go in the morning when my husband ha... Read more
Took a few days off and came back better!
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      1 comments

I am a seriously upbeat person lately eh?? I'm not complaining about it, but it certainly isn't how I normally am. All this exercise must be loading me up with endorphins! I went back to Bikram today after taking a Fri-Mon break to give m... Read more
Yay! I am official back in business! :)
Friday, December 25, 2009      2 comments

My doctor shocked me at my 6 week check up by telling me I can get back to regular fitness activities a whole 4 weeks sooner than expected!!!! This is so great because it means I now have the potential to meet my goals ahead of schedule. A... Read more
Not letting this C-Section weigh me down... literally!
Thursday, December 03, 2009      0 comments

On Dec 1st I decided to commit to a 60 day streak of the following tasks: 1. Drink 8 glasses of water (64 ounces) 2. Walk 1 mile (about 30 mins pushing baby in stroller) 3. Exfoliate and lotion my skin 4. 60 arm circles (30 in each d... Read more
In a Rut But That's OKAY!!!
Thursday, December 20, 2007      1 comments

I have been stuck at 170lbs for over 2 months now but THAT IS OKAY WITH ME!! I haven't gained weight and I dropped to 168 a few times. Of course this is my fault (who else's fault could it possibly be? lol). Once I got to the point where ... Read more

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