My triumph for the day
Friday, May 29, 2009      11 comments

Today I decided to buy new work out clothes. The lines were long when it was time to check out, and one of the customers had several items that wouldn't scan. I ended up standing in front of the candy aisle for quite some time as price che... Read more
The Doughnut
Monday, March 02, 2009      6 comments

I love doughnuts. They are wonderful. little melt in your mouth, sweet, fried pieces of heaven for me. There is a small shop here that makes the most wonderful ones. I am a doughnut expert- they really are the best. The owners start at 3:00... Read more
Slowing down....
Sunday, February 22, 2009      4 comments

I've done this before; I know my body well. My weight loss is fixing to screech to a halt for a while. Not because I plan to quit exercising or eat out of calorie range. This morning I hit one of the weight ranges my body loves. I know wha... Read more
Made it through the week
Saturday, February 21, 2009      1 comments

It has been another of those weeks; work days were long and stressful, with never a dull moment... or a moment to take a break. I made it through without reaching for food. That has been my life long coping tool. So I have stayed within my ... Read more
Monday, February 16, 2009      2 comments

Wow Woke up this morning and am just NOT in the mood to do anything. Didn't want to exercise but did my walking and cardio. Now I just want to get back in bed and sleep. My house needs to be cleaned and my personal trainer will be waiting f... Read more
Valentine's Day
Saturday, February 14, 2009      1 comments

I am having another proud moment. Make that two of them. I seem to be having quite a few of them lately, and I almost feel self-absorbed. I'm working on that- My life has always been about others before myself. But Spark has taught me I a... Read more
weight training
Monday, February 09, 2009      1 comments

WOW... this working with a personal trainer is awesome; not beause she is my DSIL- she's great at what she does!!! I am able to lift heavier then she thought I would be- (thanks Spark for giving me the head start) and she is able to help me w... Read more
No one noticed
Sunday, February 08, 2009      3 comments

Well, I was a little bummed today. I went to a wedding shower, and many of the people there haven't seen me in a few months. NO ONE mentioned my change in size and girth! I've lost 20 pounds.... It didn't occur to me until after I got home.... Read more
My dear SIL....
Saturday, February 07, 2009      3 comments

My brave, dear SIL has offered to help me. She is a certified personal torturer....uhmmmm... I mean TRAINER. Kind of strange how the circle goes around. Years ago I was a runner, which got my sister started. I quit when I injured my knee... Read more
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

OH yes! TGIF!! It has been an unbelievable week at work and I am looking forward to the weekend. It can't start soon enough for me.. I need some time to nourish my spirit, and relax. I also need to time to focus on myself and my goals. I ... Read more
What a day....
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      1 comments

Nothing monumental beyond a stressful day at work. Clinic started at 8:00 this morning, and I am the only staff on Wednesday. We had a ton of patients, and ended up working through most of lunch. I had almost 10 minutes to eat. No time f... Read more
I did it!
Monday, February 02, 2009      4 comments

I made it through the Super Bowl party without going over my calories! My plan worked, and I'm feeling very proud of myself today. I don't feel one bit deprived- I took enough food that was healthy, and I was careful about my other choices. ... Read more
I'm a little bummed..
Sunday, February 01, 2009      1 comments

Not because I lost only 2.5 pounds last week. A lot less then I've been losing but I'm doing the "happy, happy, joy, joy" dance. I'm almost half way there! It would be about the total amount of weight I've lost this month. My boss- the Doc... Read more
I Have A Plan!!!
Saturday, January 31, 2009      2 comments

So tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday. I love Super Bowl Sunday! I am not a huge football fan; at least not since my sons played. But every year we go to a huge party at our friends home. We've done it since we were in High School, and it's bett... Read more
Thanks Fellow Sparkers!
Friday, January 30, 2009      0 comments

It doesn't seem like I have been with Spark for a month! What a month it's been. I am learning so much from the posts and articles I read. Some of the info I'd thought on health and nutrition was wrong! The daily article on good food c... Read more

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