8,500-9,999 SparkPoints 9,949


A New Day!!!
Monday, May 08, 2017      1 comments

Everyday is a new day to be better than the day before. I need to remember that. I need to remember that even if I do not reach my goals on one particular day, it does not mean that my week or month or life is ruined. Small steps are better than... Read more
Do You Remember the Time...
Monday, June 23, 2014      2 comments

The best thing about blogging (or jounaling in general) is that you can go back and read what you wrote years ago and compare it with how your life is now. I have been sparking since 2009 and it was interesting and funny to see how much I have ... Read more
Saturday, June 08, 2013      7 comments

The blog title says it all. I lost 4 pounds and I am ridiculously happy with myself. I didn't do everything right, but I was consistent with my workouts and I didn't eat any crap after 6 pm. I gained 40 pounds with my pregnancy, but now that ... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      4 comments

So today I joined a challenge to try to tame my addiction to sugar and sweets. I guess I never really felt that I had an "addiction" to anything because that word has such negative connotations. But whatever! If anyone were to sneak a peak at... Read more
Once you go big, you'll never go twig!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      3 comments

So this is the tagline from a new show on TLC called Big Sexy about plus-size girls who have the highest self-esteem that I have ever seen. These girls are fabulous and they go out and have fun and don't mind being on TV wearing bathing suits a... Read more
Goal= 500 Spark Points for July
Sunday, July 03, 2011      1 comments

First of all I'm having trouble writing this post because I'm watching Jim Gaffigan's Beyond the Pale and I'm laughing too hard to type. But back to the subject at hand... When I logged onto the site today I saw a little announcement tell... Read more
The Zumba Always Knows
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      3 comments

The Zumba always knows when I have been neglecting it because something always happens if I go too long without attending a class or doing a video. I have the "official" Zumba DVDs and it comes with 5 different programs. I enjoy the Cardio Par... Read more
To Quote Ice Cube..."Today was a good day"
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      1 comments

And it really was! My school began a new program today called Breakfast in the Classroom where a hot breakfast is delivered to our classrooms and the students eat in their 1st blocks from 805-820. Many teachers are not fans of this new program... Read more
Back on Track
Monday, March 07, 2011      2 comments

I had 2 students ask me if I were pregnant today. I was embarrassed to be asked that and I felt bad for my kids when I saw their faces fall when I said no. I'm back on track now. I tracked all of my food today, and surprisingly I ate within m... Read more
A New Year, A New Me...and even more cliches
Sunday, January 02, 2011      2 comments

So I just finished reading the 1st chapter of "The Spark". One of my goals for 2011 is to live a healthier lifestyle. I do want to live healthier...I talk so much junk about being healthy, but I don't walk the walk. I need to eat less and exe... Read more
How my nerdiness is making me fat
Monday, November 08, 2010      1 comments

Instead of watching college football like a good girl last Saturday, I decided to indulge my nerdy side by watching a marathon of Modern Marvels on the History Channel. The topic of the 2nd show was "snack foods". The rational side of my brain... Read more
Sometimes even careful planning isn't enough
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      0 comments

I try to plan what I eat at every night before I go to bed so that I don't have to think too much about it later in the day. I usually start my day with a hearty breakfast of oatmeal and I pack my lunch and 2 snacks 80% of the time. Today I h... Read more
Why I Love My Students...even though they think I'm fat
Monday, September 20, 2010      3 comments

During my Government class today, I had my seniors read an article about childhood obesity and Michelle Obama's plan to combat the bad eating habits of American high schoolers. I had my students track what they ate over the weekend and bring me... Read more
What Do I Really Eat?
Saturday, July 10, 2010      0 comments

I have not been logging my food regularly this summer because I do not eat regularly, and I was honestly embarrassed by how much I've been eating since school let out. Today I decided to throw caution to the wind so that I can get a good look a... Read more
Back in Full Force for July!
Saturday, July 03, 2010      0 comments

OMG! Where did my June go? I was doing so well with the fitness and food tracking, but I let it all go. I have gained back the little that I had lost and I feel a little sad about that. I went on vacation and let it all hang out. I spent al... Read more

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