Consistently Losing Weight!
Saturday, April 09, 2016      4 comments

I'm consistently losing a pound a week! Each day I cook and eat healthy foods, count calories and track um on Spark People, walk over 12,000 steps, drink 8 glasses of water, and interact with my Spark People Community. I've lost 38 pounds, and m... Read more
Broke My Plateau!
Thursday, March 03, 2016      6 comments

After 3 long weeks, I just broke my plateau. My problem was I wasn't consuming enough calories. I was never hungry on my low carb high protein diet, but it was impossible to lose weight on 700/800 calories per day. By Spark tracking everything I... Read more
I CAN do better!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      5 comments

Below is a posting I submitted to my Spark Coach today: Yesterday evening I worked late completing my 2nd trimester report cards. I was so stressed that I attacked a large sized bag of Lays Classic potato chips as I worked. The chewing of ... Read more
Top O' The Morning To Ya!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      2 comments

Today I celebrated St. Patrick's Day, my favorite holiday, with my students. We watched an educational kid movie on the people, music, food, dance, storytelling, and history... Read more
A Parent Can Knock The Wind Out of My Sails...
Monday, March 17, 2014      4 comments

I'm a 3rd grade teacher. My job is overwhelming, wonderful, and just down right hard. Imagine being the mother of 20! I know it sounds corny and you've all heard it before, but it's the kids that keep me coming back. It's the joy of watching a ... Read more
In love With My Ramen
Sunday, March 16, 2014      4 comments

10 days ago I came down with a no work sleep all day flu. As I lay in a fetal position I craved my mother's cure: Campbell's soup and ginger ale. I stumbled into the kitchen and found my version of comfort food, a stack of chicken flavored Top ... Read more
Ice Cream to Cookies!
Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

Yes, I'm back Spark people home. I've been traveling, wandering aimlessly from restaurant to restraurant, ice cream to cookies, and all the while lying in bed channel surfing. Ya know that song, "It's my party and I'll cry if I want too?" Well... Read more
Just Talkin to Myself
Monday, April 25, 2011      4 comments

Yes, I haven't blogged for a while cause all of my conversations have been inner. I've been chatting away with me and answering me too! " Mmmmm healthy living is fun, love that too.... how many calories for that butterscotch... Read more
Graces Table Restaurant - Napa, CA - fresh, global, sustainable!
Saturday, April 02, 2011      0 comments!me
nu Today my hubby and I enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Graces Table Restaurant in Napa, CA. The menu was filled with fresh, global, sustainable, and local foods. I feasted on organic greens ,a moi... Read more
Back On Track
Sunday, March 27, 2011      0 comments

I'm back at home and back on track. I did gain 2 pounds in Long Beach, but that's not bad considering I enjoyed a Sprinkles Cupcake too! I had a great time in Long Beach, a time that I'll always remember. How often does one get to feel pamper... Read more
SprinklesCupcakes Baby! Day 3 DarnYouOprah!
Friday, March 25, 2011      2 comments

I'm getting the hang of this conference thing. I think I am (or at least I thought I was). Today I noshed on a plate of fresh fruit and coffee for breakfast, hummus and fresh vegetables for lunch, and this evening salmon on a bed of spinach, oli... Read more
I'm Going Down! Day 1 of Conference
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      4 comments

Conference Day #1 - I got up late this morning and stressed out cause I needed to report to the registration table (which I didn't know where it was), find the Bus #2 that I was supposed to ride to view a model school. Turns out Bus #2 was wron... Read more
Long Beach is Flippin Cold!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      1 comments

I made it. I'm in cold cold , but very pretty Long Beach, CA. At the airport I got hungry and I found Subway Sandwiches! I really got excited when I saw the nutrition charts cause I knew exactly what I could order. The only problem I encount... Read more
Traveling-Test-Wish Me Well
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      1 comments

I'm off to a conference in Long Beach, CA. It's going to be a 4 day test for me to eat healthy, exercise, log on to sparkpeople, and continue to track my nutrition. Each day w... Read more
Storm Last Night - Wow!
Sunday, March 20, 2011      2 comments

Last night my little house made it through the California howling high winds, buckets of torrential rain, and kept my husband, puppy Luisa, and I warm and toasty. We just lay in bed listening to the thunder storm do its magnificent awe inspir... Read more

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