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It always seems like the worst time to start!
Friday, February 26, 2016      3 comments

This past week has been non-stop, and it started last weekend! And this weekend will be nonstop. Calgon take me away! But the Lord is in the business of... Read more
Still in the middle of transition hell!
Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

We're past 5 weeks in this house now. I don't think there is one picture on the wall downstairs! The office is full of boxes, still, but I got the furniture arranged. That was Saturday's hurrah. And seeing carpet in Alyssa's room. I alw... Read more
Transitioning to Civilian Life (#1)
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      3 comments

The (#1) is because I am assuming this will be the first in a long line of transition blog entries! Even when my husband was deployed, except the first one, he paid the bills. He likes to pay the bills. He's good at paying the bills. We ... Read more
New Year, New Challenge, New Blog
Saturday, January 17, 2015      3 comments

What was I thinking? People wait until they are in shape, in the zone, in maintenance, or "in" something before they create a weight-loss challenge with friends. I didn't. I was just "in" need. Major need! So rather than hiding my weight and... Read more
IgG vs. IgE Allergies
Saturday, February 08, 2014      2 comments

IgE allergies are the allergies we always worry about because they can cause runny nose, watery eyes, itchy eyes or nose, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, hives and anaphylactic shock. They are caused by the IgE antibody. It can take up... Read more
This is Reality
Thursday, January 30, 2014      5 comments

I had a doctor's appointment Tuesday morning and weighed in before it so I could tell them at the office what my scale said :) That way I only have to divulge my "naked" weight...hey! Those 3 pounds count!!! So I found out I have no medical... Read more
A Timely SparkComment
Thursday, January 23, 2014      5 comments

I had a comment on my SparkPage today from LocoLinda: "Three of the most powerful words in the English language are 'I AM RESPONSIBLE.' It's tough to do, but when the day comes that you can say those words, believe them, and mean them, it w... Read more
What to do when you're paralyzed with wait and worry?
Thursday, August 02, 2012      8 comments

My friends, We just spent several thousand dollars for me to get my teaching certificate. (I already have a bachelors in Biology.) I've applied to almost every school district in a 30 mile radius - and a couple of private schools - and my... Read more
What to do when you're sick?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      0 comments

emoticon Use this as an opportunity to stop smoking!!! What's the point of eating well and exercising if you a... Read more
Love Jillian Michaels!!!
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      0 comments

"Fitness is not about six-pack abs. It's a tool to help you reinvent yourself. It's about exercising your greatness, feeling the full potential of your power and reaching it with no shame." ~Jillian Michaels I saw that quote on the QuickFir... Read more
never quit!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      1 comments

ok, ok, so it's been a while. yeah, my weight hasn't really budged. yes, i'm still experiencing the uncomfortableness of being overweight. So week before last I had a good run. I mean, for the week I abstained from wheat and dair... Read more
The Spark Goal Setting
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      1 comments

I'm reading The Spark - actually started over, since it's been a few months since I started - and I thought I'd break after Chapter 2 to work on my goals. On another fitness website, one that you pay a lot for and don't get any better help ... Read more
It's time for a new SparkPage!
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

I'm taking suggestions for a new SparkPage look! Winner gets a SparkGoodie - a really good one! Here's some ideas: Spring St. Patrick's Day Easter Flowers Frogs Fun Motivational Americana Navy Whatever! Be creative and sen... Read more
Setting Rewards
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

I must set some rewards for myself. I lifted someone else's rewards and I'm modifying them for ME! This morning I got up at 6am, read my Bible, got my kids up and dressed, baby boy out to preschool, worked out, ate, showered and picked up ... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Saturday, December 25, 2010      0 comments

I watched Fox News this morning, and Father what's his name said that Christmas is a season of resolutions. Spiritual renewal. I talked about it at the Christmas dinner table this evening. I told my kids that the Father reminded me that we ar... Read more

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