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46 here I am
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      5 comments

Today is my 46th birthday. I am lucky to only have two minor health issues - my hypothyroid and the arthritis in my lower back. Two manageable problems for sure. Talk about feeling blessed especially when others around me are going through a... Read more
Far too long
Thursday, December 21, 2017      5 comments

87 days?! I was surprised when I read my SparkPeople status and saw that I hadn't updated it in 87 days. Need to take the time to get back on SparkPeople on a much more routine basis. Such awesome motivators on here and I need it. Have been ... Read more
Coaching Track
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      2 comments

This was my second year coaching my daughter's track team. The team consisted of 2nd and 3rd graders. The key was building their confidence. For the 2nd graders, it was their first year running the 800m. Most needed to build their endurance... Read more
Find Time to Exercise
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      7 comments

Needing to carve out time for myself. My life has been revolving around my kids' activities and I need to find some time for me. Even though I have been good with my eating, my exercise has been non-existent. That is the part that needs serio... Read more
Halloween Fun!
Sunday, October 30, 2016      5 comments

This year I am a vampire for Halloween. Our family likes to dress up every year. Funny how this year, I have yet to find a piece of Halloween candy t... Read more
My favorite time of year
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      6 comments

Good bye mosquitoes. Hello beautiful autumn leaves. So this summer I did well sticking to gluten free/dairy free eating. My digestive track f... Read more
Thank Goodness for Spring
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      3 comments

Hello Sparkers! Long time, no blog. My health has not been priority this last year. Time to fix that. Need to get healthy now. I haven't ... Read more
Ready to drop the weight again
Sunday, May 24, 2015      6 comments

I'm slowly getting back to Sparking - and by that I mean very slowly. But the good news is I'm starting to get the focus back on myself. I have been so consumed by subbing at school, teaching Sunday school, being a Girl Scout leader and helpin... Read more
Slowly But Surely Change Is Coming
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      3 comments

Time to break the cycle of my tired body. Fostering/Adopting a special needs child (5 years old) with multiple issues has exhausted me. Fitness has fallen on the wayside. We have to get weight on our daughter so she gets to eat ice cream dail... Read more
Excited for a new family member
Saturday, February 01, 2014      5 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! Haven't spent much time on SparkPeople lately because I've been busy getting our family ready for our newest addition. We are adopting a 5 year old girl. This weekend was her second time spending the night at our home. We wi... Read more
2014 Here I Come
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      1 comments

So I let emotional eating get the best of me in 2013. Well that ship has sailed. Looking forward to healthy eating and getting a lot more active in 2014. I've signed up for a 5K in April to keep myself motivated. Love to all my SparkFrie... Read more
Exercise Time
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      4 comments

I put some weight back on after being stressed out by my job last year. It got so stressful that I just had to quit. This year I will be substitute teaching which I haven't done in years. It is nice to have some free time. Luckily this also... Read more
My New Toy
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      4 comments

My Mother's Day Gift this year was a FitBit from my husband. My daughter made me a clay pot she made in art class and a homemade card. Both presents were awesome! Still... Read more
Hello NOvember
Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

I'm learning to start to say no to people/things. I have a tendancy to go out of my way to help others even when I am stretched out too thin. It is hard to do but I am liking the less stress outcome. So here is hoping I stick with it. We h... Read more

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