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All-Purpose Quote
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      11 comments

This is a quote I use in my classroom. Switch "room" for "journey" and I have a quote for my personal life, too! . I'm learning every single day on Spark People!... Read more
Words to Remember
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      9 comments

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Sunday, April 21, 2013      1 comments

"I feel guilty for____________.". Fill in the blank. I put pressure on myself for a lot of things: being an excellent teacher and wife, for example. the pressure is really on for the wife part because i am married to an incredibly thoughtful ... Read more
Water at Work
Friday, April 19, 2013      3 comments

I have long known how important water is. I was fine with my intake on weekends or on days off. But I would take a bottle of water that holds three cups to work every single day and at the end of the day there were like two sips taken out of i... Read more
First Fork in the Road
Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

Today the dreaded day came. I have been faithful for 14 days to eating healthier and exercising. My husband came home from work and said, "Let's go out to eat." He wanted to go to our little Irish pub. I say "our" because it is truly a place... Read more
There are no words...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      3 comments

I can not come up with anything profound about this tragedy, so I will let a smart and gentle man speak for me. ... Read more
Goal Setting - One or Many?
Monday, April 15, 2013      2 comments

Set a goal today! I have read lots about setting goals for yourself and most times it is suggested to start small and change one thing at a time. However, when I began t... Read more
Pride: Arrogance or Self-Esteem?
Saturday, April 13, 2013      7 comments

I feel proud this week! I drank water, exercised at least 60 minutes every day, tracked my calories, and did not eat out or order take out. If I shared these details with most people, I would probably be seen as arrogant. My husband is my big... Read more
Strength, only physical?
Thursday, April 11, 2013      2 comments

"Where there is no struggle, there is no strength." - Oprah Winfrey As I was reading Coach Nicole's reasons to exercise and she mentioned strength, I immediately thought of the physical aspect of it. I am not into high intensity workouts (... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      2 comments

I've been thinking about confidence today, since I am trying to read one of Coach Nicole's reasons to work out every single day. It strikes me that you can be both confident and unconfident with different aspects of your life. I am seen as one... Read more
Sunday, April 07, 2013      1 comments

There was a lot of focus on me-time this past week. Tomorrow it is back to school, and, while I can't wait to see my kids, I have nothing planned for the day. My idea was to go into school a day or two during spring break and plan, but I decid... Read more
Birthday Celebration
Saturday, April 06, 2013      5 comments

Ugh, celebrated my birthday with family. Way too many calories! Have 2 days before I head back to school. Will make them count! Much easier to do this when I have days off! Exercising in the morning is NOT an option since I have sleep issues... Read more

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