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Life is getting normal
Sunday, February 02, 2014      4 comments

Wow, you don't realize how much a move turns you upside down until its done. between holidays, packing, packing, and packing; then unpacking, unpacking and unpacking, this went a little nuts around here. We moved officially a couple of weeks a... Read more
New home, new choices
Sunday, December 22, 2013      4 comments

Hooray! The house is ours and we are starting to get things ready for the big move! I am fortunate in that my lease isn't up until the end of January, so at least I can take my time. We started painting bedrooms today and moving some of the b... Read more
Christmas is here (sort of)
Monday, December 02, 2013      3 comments

I am continuing on the basics. The holidays certainly caught up to me on the scale, but it was fun and delicious, and I have no guilt. Now for our tradition of putting up the tree. We are decorating much simpler this year. I close on the new... Read more
Just three things....
Sunday, November 24, 2013      0 comments

Wow, the year is almost over. It has been a crazy, maddening few months, full of changes that aren’t quite done yet and surprises both good and bad. After almost losing my mind a few weeks ago with everything going on, I realized it is time to... Read more
July is kicking my butt - It's time to kick back!
Sunday, July 21, 2013      0 comments

So, I totally derailed on the second round of the challenge. Between my kiddo's activities and my own demands, we didn't blow everything up, but I certainly wasn't keeping up the way I should have. Bring on July with two weeks of my son gone a... Read more
It comes easy if I don't think about it - Spark Solution Summer Challenge Days 5 & 6
Saturday, June 29, 2013      0 comments

Well, my "daily" blogs for yesterday and today are getting combined. It was a crazy week, and last night I couldn't bring myself to look at the computer. I escaped to a book and relaxed the night away. All of it is falling into place naturall... Read more
Back on track baby! - Spark Solution Summer Challenge Day 4
Thursday, June 27, 2013      3 comments

So, after a couple of frustrating days, today went great! I didn't get up on time for the walk, but got a fantastic workout at Kenpo tonight! After several nights of not nearly enough sleep I was not making it up early. I did get up on time t... Read more
Closer to plan, ha! - Spark Solution Summer Challenge Day 3
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      1 comments

So, as we left our heroine last night, it was incredibly late and there had been no workout. Add in time to get dishes done, clothes laid out, e-mails answered and prep for today and bedtime actually ended up after 1. A poorly chosen snooze of... Read more
Yikes! No exercise tonight... Spark Solution Summer Challenge Day 2
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      3 comments

Well, I can honestly say there are some things that will stop my work out. It's 10:46 pm, and I have seen my home for more than 40 minutes for the first time since 6:45 am. I agreed to meet my son's dad halfway between our homes since he got o... Read more
Spark SOlution SUmmer Challenge - Day 1
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Ok, so this is a day late, but yesterday went really well. Its almost ironic that I was so busy prepping for today and getting my walk in with my son and dog that I forgot to post anything on the Challenge. There's an interesting conundrum. H... Read more
Spark Solution Challenge – Round 2
Sunday, June 23, 2013      0 comments

Here we go for round to of the Spark Solution Challenge. I really enjoyed this the first time around, but obviously I didn’t take it as much to heart as I thought. While in the challenge I did well at sticking with it, then a week or so ago I ... Read more
Halfway Check-in
Sunday, May 19, 2013      6 comments

As I mentioned a few days ago, I am participating in the Spark Solution two-week Challenge. The first week has been great, even with a few setbacks. To learn more about the program, check this out
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Make It or Break It
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      1 comments

I have tried a number of times to commit to getting through this yo-yo I am on, and there always comes that one time that derails me. This time it was day 3 of 14 for The Spark Solution challenge. Last night my son was gone, so I did the worko... Read more
Getting up 9 times….
Saturday, March 02, 2013      0 comments

One of my favorite quotes is “Fall down 7 times, get up 8”. This is probably more like 10, 11 or even 12, but I am getting up again. After a year of deaths, professional chaos and just general life, 2013 is shaping up really well. I have felt... Read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

Wow, I have learned you don't need a bootcamp when you have a cub scout. Magness kicks my butt every year. I have posted one of the stats from this amazing weekend on my status. Feel free to respond to this blog with your guesses. My son lov... Read more

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