Operation Bikini Bod
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      3 comments

I have been in one major slump since the fall and no matter how hard I try, I can't pull myself out. I start getting up but then get side tracked. I still have a lot of stress in my life and I know that is the culprit but I can't let it get me... Read more
Negative Self Talk
Friday, January 26, 2018      5 comments

This morning I had a moment..... After trying on multiple outfits getting ready for work and things not looking right, I blurted out... "You are just TOO FAT"! Why? Why do I say those hurtful things to myself? And not even in my head... Read more
Fit Happens - New Journal
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      9 comments

I am one to get more things done when they are written down. I thrive off of lists because seeing things marked off makes me happy. I keep a chore list, a grocery list, if we are traveling a "what to pack" list... so why not keep a fitness jou... Read more
What would you do if you knew you had limited time?
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      2 comments

A dear friend of our family (more like family than friend) found out this week he has limited time to live. His cancer has returned after being in remission for 5 years and the outlook without chemo is only 2-3 months to live. He is opting to ... Read more
January Goals
Thursday, January 04, 2018      6 comments

In my last blog I talked about my goals for 2018 overall. However, to get to these goals I need small mini goals so I decided I would do monthly goals like I have done in the past. Here are my goals for January 2018: ... Read more
2018 Goals
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      5 comments

One thing that I have learned on this journey is there is no down time. You have to keep going on your healthy path as your new learned lifestyle change. I have learned this the hard way..... 2015 I got down to the smallest I have been in... Read more
Stress is NOT going to get me down!
Friday, December 22, 2017      5 comments

Whew.... emoticon These past few days have been super stressful. But one thing I didn't let myself do.... stre... Read more
Where has the time gone? Getting my SPARK back!
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      5 comments

It has been forever and a day that I have checked into Spark People. I am not even sure if any of my Spark Friends are even still around! So if anyone is reading this... catching up: My fall was a big blur. After finding out my husband h... Read more
The reason I have been distant.....
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      9 comments

I haven't been on Sparks lately and it is because life has been turned upside down for me and my family. We found out that my husband has colon cancer. I was numb when I heard... It seemed like a bad dream where I was not waking up. He wi... Read more
College Visit and Stairs
Friday, August 25, 2017      5 comments

My baby... my oldest... is heading into his senior year of high-school. emoticon ... Read more
Great River Bluff State Park
Thursday, August 24, 2017      1 comments

My family and I love checking out different parks around our area. We hike so much that now we have to start driving further to see these parks. Sunday we decided that we would take the 2.5 hour drive and head down south to check out Great Riv... Read more
MS Tram 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      3 comments

I did it!!!! I finished my first tram and I couldn't be more proud. I ended up biking 260 miles within the 5 days. I meet new friends, raised money for a great cause, and had a blast while doing it! Here is a recap of how the 5 days went... Read more
Getting back on track - Accountability
Thursday, July 13, 2017      5 comments

I have gained a few pounds back from what I have lost over the past year. Why? Because I have started eating a little too much of the unhealthy foods again. I have always had a problem with food. That is one reason why this weight loss... Read more
Playing Catch Up
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      2 comments

It has been a while since I have been on Spark, checked in, blogged, etc.... So I thought today was as good a day as ever! A lot has been happening this summer. Getting prepared as my oldest heads into his senior year. ... Read more
Refreshing Spring Break
Monday, April 17, 2017      4 comments

A much needed break for my whole family! The kiddos were on spring break last week and with my son's golden birthday on Easter, I thought it would be a great time to take advantage of the down time. We headed up to the north shore in Northern ... Read more

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