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Heart Healthy
Saturday, January 03, 2015      2 comments

Today's small change challenge was to eat a healthy breakfast before leaving home. It's funny (ironic not haha!) that I don't eat breakfast on the weekend when I have time but don't start my workday without it!! I will eat breakfast tomorrow! ... Read more
Getting rid of stuff
Friday, January 02, 2015      3 comments

So upon waking this morning I stepped on the scale. While I wanted to cry - I decided that my energy would be better used to clean the closets!!! It was good to hear from some of my good SparkPeople friends -- MRSVK11, MISSUSRIVERRAT and ... Read more
Back to Business
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

I saw a repeat episode of Oprah today with Bob Greene. It was a confirmation of at least thing - I'm in denial! I know I've gained some weight back in 2014 but I refused to get on the scale. As long as I could still get into my clothes a... Read more
The Simple Diet - 2 years and counting
Thursday, February 13, 2014      8 comments

Today marks my second anniversary with the Simple Diet. I started my weight loss journey on February 13, 2012. As with any journey, it has had ups and downs. The Ups! - I've lost 103 pounds and my life has changed in ways that I still ... Read more
Special Hugs
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      5 comments

Who doesn't love a compliment? This afternoon I was sitting in the office waiting to speak with our principal. One of the student aides (who I haven't taught), was sitting at the desk and we started talking; I asked about his plans after gradu... Read more
Feeling Fine
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      3 comments

I'm feeling great today!! I went to RIPPED. Today was the instructor's last day. I hope they will continue to offer the class.... Read more
Sleeping it Off
Monday, November 11, 2013      3 comments

Not feeling great today. In addition to the congestion, my stomach has been upset. So no exercise today. I already disgraced myself while teaching today. Yuk! I'm off to bed. Goodnight Spark friends.... Read more
Fighting Back
Sunday, November 10, 2013      3 comments

Not a lot to report today. I played at the 8am service and went to Sunday School. I feel like I'm fighting a cold/allergies and have been indoors most of the afternoon. Of course I took a nap and now I'm trying to grade papers. Honestl... Read more
Saturday, November 09, 2013      1 comments

As I reflect on my diet & exercise this week, I've had some good days, some better days and some I'd like to forget! As a whole, the exercise went well this week. I exercised Monday-Thursday and this morning. As the week went on, I felt... Read more
Sleep is better
Friday, November 08, 2013      1 comments

It's been a long long long day. I'm just getting in from the game (we won!). I didn't get to the gym. I could have gone before school but I enjoyed sleeping! My plan is to go to Zumba in the am.... Read more
I've got the Spirit
Thursday, November 07, 2013      3 comments

Today I really feel like I gave 100% at Zumba today. This completes day 4 of exercise. Our football team is going to the play offs tomorrow and guess which teacher was requested (by the students) to chaperone the Spirit Bus. You guessed ... Read more
On my way
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      1 comments

Alrightyyyyyy. The exercise is definitely become "easier" each day. I went to a local business that offers only Zumba classes. I felt really comfortable and put in almost 85%. I'm working to 100%!!! I can't wait to go back to Body Comba... Read more
Feeling Ripped
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      1 comments

I went to RIPPED today. The instructor (and come class members) asked where I had been and I had to explain the surgery story. I actually felt like I did when I first started RIPPED. It was a little hard to be standing, then laying down on t... Read more
Feeling Good
Monday, November 04, 2013      4 comments

The diet went better. It always goes better when I'm working. I went to Planet Fitness for the first time today. I completed the 30 minute circuit plus I walked on the treadmill for 20 minutes. I'm pretty sure I won't have any trouble ... Read more
No indulging
Sunday, November 03, 2013      2 comments

So its been a month since my surgery and I'm ready to get back on track. For a month I indulged in fatty foods and sweets. I tried to justify it with stuff like I deserve to eat this......, I lost some weight after the surgery...... But I... Read more

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