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Biggest Loser Summer Challenge
Sunday, May 09, 2021      2 comments

The Biggest Loser Challenge team is looking for new members. I have been a member of this challenge for a year. I have met some great people, been inspired and supported, as well as made some healthy lifestyle changes. Check out the all membe... Read more
Tuesday, November 10
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      3 comments

Just started week 2 of teaching remotely. I was going in last week to teach from my classroom, but this week I haven't been motivated to do so. I am teaching from home instead. I need to go in tomorrow and switch up materials. I am try... Read more
Thursday Nov. 5
Thursday, November 05, 2020      4 comments

I want to get better at blogging regularly. My goal for the next week is to do a minimum of three blogs. I am working on figuring out my new normal. My school went to remote learning as of last Monday and I have been working 4am-9PM almos... Read more
It's already November?
Sunday, November 01, 2020      5 comments

I feel like I blinked and October was gone. I am still struggling to balance the new "normal" of work and a healthier lifestyle. My district is returning to 100% remote learning on Monday which is going to change my habits again. I refuse to ... Read more
A duck or a rabbit?
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      6 comments

Do you know the picture that asks you if you see a duck or a rabbit? I just experienced this in real life. I glanced out my window and thought I saw a duck in the backyard. Even though we have ducks in our neighborhood I have never seen one i... Read more
Back to School
Saturday, August 22, 2020      4 comments

Good luck to all the teachers and students returning to in person or virtual learning.... Read more
New Member Challenge
Sunday, August 16, 2020      7 comments

I decided I need to start over from the beginning. I need to rebuild habits and I have forgotten some of what I learned when I first started Spark 10 years ago. I have decided to join the New Member Challenge to help me with this. I had hoped... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2020      4 comments

I just returned from vacation. I got a lot of exercise in. I swam and walked daily. It was amazing. I am trying to adjust to being home and returning to the daily computer grind. ... Read more
New beginnings and baby steps
Sunday, May 24, 2020      2 comments

So I am starting all over. I have reset my trackers, goals and redid my spark page. I had big plans for using the lockdown to focus on me, but as usually I let my life take over and made excuse after excuse not to be consistent. I am going ba... Read more
If not now when?
Sunday, April 05, 2020      2 comments

Hi all. I have come to the conclusion that this shut down is a gift. I always have excuses as to why I can't take care of myself, why I can't follow my plan. I always have to do something for someone else or be somewhere else, or I'm too tire... Read more
March 24, 2020 Ramblings
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      2 comments

Hello everyone. I haven't blogged in awhile. Life got really busy and now that we are forced to slow down I wasn't sure what to write. I know some are having a rough time and others are not bothered by this situation. I am not really sure h... Read more
Sunday, December 08, 2019      2 comments

Good morning everyone. I have been working hard at following my challenges for my team. This week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster at work and I left on Friday feeling drained. I am hoping that we can move forward and heal. I reali... Read more
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      4 comments

Wow. The past two days have been busy. I returned to work on Monday and the kids have kept me hopping. I got in my 10,000 steps yesterday and I half way there today. I am excited to start the BL challenge tomorrow. Enjoy your Tuesday ... Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2019      2 comments

I have really enjoyed my week off. I did not do any work, which I am paying for today as I have about 12 hours of planning ahead of me, but it was worth it. Yesterday was a quiet day and I did not even get on spark much. My daughter and I ... Read more
Friday, November 29, 2019      6 comments

Had a great day with my family yesterday at the aquarium. ... Read more

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