Does anyone else feel this way?
Saturday, November 24, 2012      6 comments

I have a strange problem. I am ALWAYS hungry. I eat breakfast and immediately I am hungry. I eat lunch and I am hungry. This doesn't happen as much when I am at work but at home I am starving all of the time! I had a physical and everythi... Read more
Beautiful day and so grateful
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      3 comments

Walking on the beach this morning I was thinking about how blessed I am to be in such a wonderful country and wonderful family. It's so great having the kids (20 and 16) together with us. I know that it won't be long until my daughter is off o... Read more
It's been awhile...
Monday, November 19, 2012      5 comments

I am sparking again! Its been a rough couple of months. I have been eating with absolutely no control. I have ot been exercising. I have been making excuses. And I feel physically awful. I know that if I don't start practicing some sel... Read more
I'm Baaaack!
Sunday, September 16, 2012      4 comments

After a little break, I'm sparkin again! I've missed the community and accountability. Had a great summer and school has been nuts. I haven't been eating well, and havent really exercised much either. I am ready to start again! ... Read more
Back from a LONG vacation!
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

Just got back from a 2 week vacation in California and Washington state! It was amazing but I ended up gaining 4 lbs...guess thats not too bad, considering we ate out almost every meal! I just have to get back in the right mindset. Schoo... Read more
Thinking about Freedom...
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      2 comments

When I think about what freedom means to me, it means being able to pursue any path I desire...and that includes my weight loss journey. I have freedom to take care of the ONE body God gave me, I also have the freedom to abuse it with th... Read more
15 inactive days can make you think!
Saturday, June 23, 2012      5 comments

Well I think my ankle is almost healed. This has been an interesting couple of weeks. I have had time to really reflect on things during my less-active 15 days! I have realized that: - I want to be healthy and mobile. I could not imagine b... Read more
Does anyone else have these 2 problems?
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      7 comments

OK, I am noticing a pattern.... here goes... Problem #1- When I am eating correctly I keep on having the urge to shop. Online, offline, consignment, etc. When I am eating like there's no tomorrow, the urge is much less. Wondering if I am... Read more
Fun with my adult daughter and some thoughts...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was really fun. My daughter Erika is going to be 20 next month and goes to college in Nashville...she is home for the summer and is working, so we have not had much time to connect. Yesterday we went to see the "Bodies" exhibit in do... Read more
My husband is my hero.
Sunday, June 17, 2012      3 comments

I just have to write why my husband of 28 years is my hero in my weight loss efforts. Everyone in my family is very overweight and unhealthy. I married a man with unbelieveable discipline and drive to be his best. We are both 50 and yesterda... Read more
Cans and Can'ts of my ankle injury
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      2 comments

I can't: Work out to the level I would like, power walk. I can: drink my water do a chair workout do a resistance workout stay within my calorie range have a POSITIVE attitude not get frustrated if I gain weight this week. I h... Read more
A challenge....
Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

Well, I sprained my ankle and am laid up on the couch. It has derailed my workouts and now I am getting really down about it. I'm wondering how long it will be before I can get back into my routine. Hey I know there are much worse pro... Read more
Rules for a Teacher's Summer
Sunday, June 03, 2012      3 comments

OK, so now the summer really begins. I need some rules to follow (yes, I am a 2nd grade teacher!) 1. Every day is NOT a weekend just because I am not working! 2. Because of above rule, I will limit my wine intake to REAL weekends only(this i... Read more
what a beautiful day in the ATL!
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

Wow...70 degrees in June! I feel like I'm in California! I'm about to walk to the Y and exercise for 30 mins. My husband and son return today from the beach. Tonight a bbq at our pool...more temptation. Sumer is so hard for me. I c... Read more
Home from beach and a little depressed...
Friday, June 01, 2012      4 comments

I had a great time at the beach, and really worked hard to eat right and do my exercise...stayed within my calorie range, on the scale and I am up 2 pounds. I know it could be something I ate, etc but it doesn't make sense. Somet... Read more

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