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10K race Saturday!
Thursday, March 25, 2010      10 comments

My first race ever!! I'm so not ready because I didn't train as much as I should have. I am hoping the adrenaline and having all those people (albeit strangers) to run with will propel me forward. I really have no idea what to expect or how I w... Read more
Healthy Living Survey
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

I saw this on my friend PRAIRIEDAWNPAM's blog and thought it would be fun! Hope she doesn't mind that I took it. :) 1. What did you eat for breakfast? Strawberries, blueberries, Ellie Krieger's carrot cake cupcake, milk. I made the cupcak... Read more
Are you better with exercise or food?
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      10 comments

I think that most people who make an effort to lose or maintain their weight do better with either food or exercise. I know there are people who are great with both - but my guess is that most people struggle with one or the other in the long te... Read more
My new Spark DVD came in the mail!
Monday, March 08, 2010      5 comments

Happy Monday, Spark people! We've had a beautiful, spring-like weekend, and the nice weather is continuing today and tomorrow! I am so, so happy. My spirits are lifted just a little higher for every minute the day is longer and the sun is out. ... Read more
Just Dance!
Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

OK, it's definitely time for a new blog! It's been a while. The snow has since melted and we have been blessed with some sunny days. This weekend, we are supposed to get an inkling of Spring. Sunny and mid-50s. I'll take it! So, what's new?... Read more
Out of sorts...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      9 comments

...and trying to pinpoint why. Is it hormones? The weather? Cabin fever? Feeling pulled in different directions? All of the above? Probably. The "Emotional Eating Monster" has arrived and is wreaking havoc. I am eating sweets (brownies, cho... Read more
Ready to be inspired!!!
Friday, February 12, 2010      6 comments

I am so excited about the Olympics starting tonight! I am ready to sit and stare at the TV screen in awe of all the amazing athletes from around the world. While I am nowhere near their fitness level, I know that if I just keep exercising,... Read more
Coach Nicole's workout DVDs
Friday, February 05, 2010      7 comments

Recently I ordered both of Coach Nicole's DVDs - "Cardio Blast" and "Fit, Firm & Fired Up" and they came this week!!! As some of you who've read my blog before know, I have been looking for some new DVDs to add variety to my home workouts when ... Read more
Grateful for my weight gain
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      12 comments

OK, so you are probably thinking, "Is she crazy?!?!" Who is actually *happy* that they gained weight? Of course, I am not exactly thrilled that I ever let myself get to the point of being more than 60 pounds overweight. But today, on my th... Read more
I just want to bottle it!
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      3 comments

These days, I am the happiest I've ever been in my life. This is all because of my beautiful baby daughter. Along with this joy, I also at times feel frazzled and overwhelmed, mostly because of my lack of time management and not knowing what to ... Read more
Gym childcare
Monday, January 25, 2010      5 comments

Saturday morning DH and I took the baby to the gym's childcare for the first time. We were both worried that she would scream as soon as we left her in their care. I went to my Body Combat class and DH took a treadmill near the child care area ... Read more
Who would be the cover model in your magazine?
Friday, January 22, 2010      5 comments

"Shape" is one of my two favorite magazines. In fact, just today I received the February issue in the mail with a reminder that it's my last one. (Where does the time go? I better hurry and send in my renewal check. I would miss it so if it sto... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thursday, January 07, 2010      4 comments

Hello everyone! I hope 2010 finds you well! I've been a bit busy so haven't had a chance to blog but got a few minutes for computer time today. I had a great workout today. Hubby was home so he sent me to the gym. The weather was almost Sp... Read more
Registered for a 10k - am I crazy?
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      10 comments

I am running a 10k in Richmond in March. He ran this 10k last year. While we were in Richmond for the holidays, he mentioned wanting to run it again and I said, "I wanna run it too." Today, hubby registered both of us for it. We are paid and ev... Read more
Wii Fit Plus!
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      12 comments

How has everybody been? Happy New Year to all my wonderful Spark Friends! I received the Wii Fit Plus as a gift over the holidays. Hubby and I gave it a try last night. FUN!!!! I did Tae Kwan Doe, a short run, and a tropical bike ride of so... Read more

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