Starting Over
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      4 comments

Today I went to the gym for the third time this month and the third time in the last 9 month- ish. Three months ago I had my third daughter. I currently weigh about the same about as the day BEFORE I had her- what a disappointment! Betwee... Read more
Balance- The Holy Grail I seek
Monday, April 18, 2011      5 comments

It it such a short two syllable word, but such a challenge for me. I find that I pour myself passionately into one thing or another for bursts of a couple of months and then fizzle out and struggle to find the balance again. I have been feeli... Read more
My New Exercise Plan
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      4 comments

I LOVE spring! LOVE it! We spend a lot more time outside and I have been quite active and the only time I get fitness guilt is when I realize it has been a week since I have been to the gym while out for a nice long walk. So, I guess it isn't... Read more
Back in the Saddle
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

I confess, I have totally fallen off the healthy bandwagon. It started with the house hunting stress and was compounded by us all getting sick. I haven't been to the gym in weeks. I have indulged in Girl Scout Cookies and birthday cake in amo... Read more
Unexpected Surprises
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      4 comments

Okay so the title is redundant- of course they are unexpected if they are surprises. I just feel that is emphatically the case right now in my life. One surprise has been watching the scale go down. I had been on a plateau for a while and... Read more
I Have a Dream
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

In honor of the great man, we honored earlier this week, Martin Luther King Jr, I too have a dream to share. My dream is one for children. I have a dream that God will not only provide us with a home that we can share with our children, bu... Read more
What will this year hold??
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

I feel like 2011 is going to be a year of change, growth and completion, as well as opening new doors and new projects. I will turn 30 this year and nothing about that scares me, unlike many of my friends who have hit this milestone. Ther... Read more
My Last Couple of Months in Pictures
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

So since I kind of feel off the blogosphere for about 2 months I thought I would share some fun pictures for anyone who cares. Sami's first Halloween Thanksgiving- The tu... Read more
Friday, January 07, 2011      4 comments

Today I feel a lot like I did the day after I first started working out, tired, achy and crazy hungry! Not really complaining, just noting that it feels like starting over. I look forward to getting into the groove. I found myself craving hi... Read more
First Workout Back
Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

Not only was today the first workout of the New Year, but it was also my first workout in two weeks, after finally recovering from a clingy upper respiratory infection. It was AMAZING how hard it was. I felt like I was just as out of shape as ... Read more
Beyond Blessed
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

It has been a while since I have blogged, but rest assured, my health has not been on hiatus! I have been a little busy with life and have slacked a little with the Spark Website but am going to be starting back to it. I have been sick wit... Read more
What's standing in your way? PLEASE comment
Friday, November 19, 2010      3 comments

I have been on my Spark journey now for three months. In those three months, I have made a LOT of progress physically, losing weight and gaining fitness. More importantly though has been the introspective journey I have taken along the way. ... Read more
Finding the right calorie range
Thursday, November 18, 2010      0 comments

Sometimes, I feel like this is one big complex math problem. I have spent a LOT of time and energy trying to figure out the right formula. My calorie range has varied down to 1400 and up to 1850 for the bottom of the range. At 1400 I was bur... Read more
3 months today! Progress report.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      4 comments

Three months ago I started my spark journey. That made today measure day. Just a few stats to share my progress: Pounds Lost: 18 Inches Lost: Waist: 2.5" Hips: 4.5" Bust: 2" Chest: 4" Thigh: 1" Calf: 1.5" Arm: 1.5" Th... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      1 comments

The last two days I have been a little naughty. I am pretty sure it is my crazy hormones but i craved all sorts of things and gave in to most of the cravings. (No, I am not pregnant, thank you Jesus. Just dealing with monthly hormones.) Th... Read more

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