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Family reunion
Sunday, August 07, 2011      1 comments

What's the one thing that you look forward to at a family reunion....other than seeing your family? The FOOD! My family reunion was this weekend, and it was absolutely wonderful. I'm proud to say that while I did get a little of everything that... Read more
It's not all happy
Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

Life has been....challenging lately. There have been lots of feelings and emotions going on, and not many of them have been positive. Angry, sad, frightened, exhausted, depleted, heartbroken. We all have things happen to us that make us have... Read more
Spring Break is Finally Here!
Friday, April 03, 2009      0 comments

Like every other teacher in my school, I feel like I have been barely hanging in there for the last few weeks. My head hurts, my vision is blurry, I feel weak, and know that if one more person needs one more thing from me, I might snap. Actuall... Read more
Spring has sprung!
Monday, March 23, 2009      1 comments

Spring always makes me want to eat "fresh". Crispy, crunchy, green, juicy. These are the things that I crave after a long winter of comfort food. I cannot seem to get enough salads, fruits, and raw veggies. And I cannot seem to get enough fresh... Read more
My Funny Valentine
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

As Valentine's Day fell on a Saturday this year, my honey and I were (briefly) tempted to make a date and hit the town. After a moment of visualizing every other person in the area ALSO hitting the town, we decided to stay home. I have to say,... Read more
TGIF!!!
Friday, January 30, 2009      1 comments

I am SO glad that it is Friday. Wow! Tonight I am going out for sushi with my honey. I'd say that's a pretty good way to start your weekend. I know that there are healthier things to eat for dinner....but come ON! If you are going to spl... Read more
TGIF!!!
Friday, January 30, 2009      0 comments

I am SO glad that it is Friday. Wow! Tonight I am going out for sushi with my honey. I'd say that's a pretty good way to start your weekend. I know that there are healthier things to eat for dinner....but come ON! If you are going to spl... Read more
How nice it is to be able to button my pants!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      1 comments

About a year ago, as I was starting this journey, I could only button three of my pairs of pants. THREE! Some of them I could fit into using the rubber pant through the button hole trick, but most of my pants I couldn't even zip! I am a t... Read more
It's my Sparkaversary!
Monday, January 26, 2009      0 comments

One year ago today I joined Sparkpeople. The change that it has made in my life is absolutely amazing. NO, I am not ready to start my career as a swimsuit model.....but I reached, and then passed my goal weight. I've stayed below my goal weig... Read more
Frustrated
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

oooooooooooooohkay. I know that most of us deal with this but......yesterday I was doing the positive talk, being upbeat, the little engine who could. I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. Today I feel like just giving up. Frustrated.... Read more
Coach Nicole's "New You Bootcamp"
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      0 comments

We are now entering week three of coach Nicole's bootcamp. And ok, so I haven't exactly lost the weight that I was hoping to lose, I have lost a pound or so. Beyond that however, I am feeling better. I am enjoying being active again. I have a ... Read more
I had really let "ME" go
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

Since September, I have not been very good about posting my nutrition and fitness. Then I slipped into not even being aware of my nutrition and fitness. This led to .....well....no fitness, and very shady nutrition. As the new year came, I de... Read more
UGH
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

Ok. About three months ago I totally let my dedication to my health go. I haven't gained a ton of weight, considering the holiday have just come and gone...but it is that kind of thinking that got me into this mess to start with. My blood pre... Read more
here we go again
Thursday, January 01, 2009      0 comments

Although my weight has remained within my "safe" range through the beginning of the school year (I am an elementary public school teacher) and the holidays, my health has suffered. I am not being mindful of what nutrients are going into my body... Read more
Something is wrong
Wednesday, October 01, 2008      0 comments

I have passed my original goal weight. I still maintain healthy eating - no longer dieting, but staying within healthy range of fat/calories/sodium and trying to get anough of all of my nutrients. Although I am not working out as hard as I was ... Read more

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