Valentine's Day dinner for my Sweetie!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

emoticon HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!! ... Read more
Patience is more that a virtue when you're TTC!
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

It's amazing how long it takes for two measly weeks to pass before the TWW is over. Hubs and I would be over the moon if we could finally have a sticky bean after so many disappointments in the past year. I am sure I am not the only one ... Read more
After two years, I found my Spark!
Saturday, February 02, 2013      3 comments

I was replying to a message on the Louisiana team page and realized that I was starting a blog in my reply. When I am passionate about a topic, the words come a flowing... As you embark on reading this blog, please beware - it's long, but it's... Read more
Setting Goals for February
Thursday, January 31, 2013      2 comments

I've made progress this first consistent month on SparkPeople (after being inactive for a year and a half). I've lost more weight than I thought I would, and I've been consistent logging my food and making healthful choices. I am proud of mysel... Read more
Understanding indulgence and being thankful for it...
Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

Today I succumbed to indulgence. First of all, I ate a brownie with my students to celebrate a birthday and then enjoyed a delicious dinner of fries and a cheeseburger at a gourmet burger joint with my DH. I won't lie. I enjoyed every single ... Read more
My Small Goals Prove Enjoyable... and Effective!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

After nearly two years of inactivity on SparkPeople, I've hit the ground running since the new year. I am going to make 2013 my year to become the healthy woman that I have always dreamed I can be. My goals have been small. They are: - t... Read more
Sweet temptation of King Cake... sadly disappointing!
Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

It's Mardi Gras season in New Orleans. Each Friday, as a teacher, I am given the task of cutting up and distributing king cake to the kids. The person with the baby brings the cake the following Friday. It's an endless cycle of sweets i... Read more
I looked in the mirror...
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      5 comments

And what did I see looking back at me? I saw a "cute" petite lady with a head full of curls that she wishes were straight! I saw loving yet saddened eyes that used to sparkle and smile all the time. I saw an athletic frame that's never been "s... Read more