Everyday i'ma shufflin....
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      4 comments

Actually, no. That isn't accurate. Everyday (read: all TWO days of this week so far) I am spazzing out on endorphins and caffeine. Today marks the 2nd day of being at the gym at 5:30. Yesterday went AWESOMELY well. Mondays ar... Read more
Spotted where? when?
Monday, September 12, 2011      1 comments

ZZZzzzzzzzz........ 5:00am. My alarm went off from across the room, because I am a lazy-a$$ who likes to hit snooze in the morning even though I am usually awake. Not this time. No--I was awake at 4am, but dead to the world when my a... Read more
0. PMP Starting Line
Friday, September 09, 2011      0 comments

I joined a challenge in a private team called the Pimp my (P)Ride challenge. To start with we had to do the following before the end of this week: 1. Find your official starting line. Crunches completed in 1 minute: 31 Pushups (or ... Read more
You gotta AC-CEN-TUATE the positive....
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      2 comments

...E-LIM-INATE the negative. So, I started to write a blog this morning about the perpetual funk I am in (month strong now!) and the serious weight-loss plateau I am also in (it has been a month! no progress for a month!) But then outt... Read more
Mind Over Body: Step 6
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      1 comments

A while back I made a post on the Mind Over Body 10-step process that Spark has. If you recall, i made it through blogging steps 1-5 before calling it a day. So, now that ALL of us have forgotten what I wrote before, I am gonna continue on wit... Read more
Lady Blogs the Blues (it's a rant)
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      3 comments

Sorry Billie Holiday--singing just won't work for me today. Several weeks ago I went on a vacation to Alaska--a MUCH needed vacation, as the month leading up to it was full of me working overtime and a few weekends and in general feeling ru... Read more
Oops! Back on board :)
Monday, August 15, 2011      7 comments

Last week was....well.... unsuccessful. I pretty much didn't pay attention to Spark. I KIND of tracked--but then I went out to eat and said eff-it. And then got lazy and didn't pack lunch. And then went to the bar & drank and ate un... Read more
Mind Over Body: Part the 1st
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      3 comments

I read a really interesting article on SparkPeople this morning (you can find it here:
_fat.asp) the deals with the mental aspect of the wellness journey. There are a bunch of supp... Read more
Dancing QUEEN!
Saturday, July 16, 2011      1 comments

Today is awesome. Which is funny, because having all my friends out of town doing something I want to be doing WITH them sucks and I didn't expect to be in a good mood at ALL. Last night I went to a wedding that I had few expectations for,... Read more
Painting Therapy
Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

This has been a rough week. It felt like the stress of the last month or so culminated into this seething ball of attack-juice on my nerves. I haven't been this on edge in a long time. It got to the point this week where I just couldn't c... Read more
I hate you, Doughnut Day!!!!
Friday, July 08, 2011      5 comments

EVERY friday here at my office my boss likes to treat us (my office) to a giant helping of sugary, fried goodness the world-at-large refers to as "doughnuts." Ever hear that Brian Regan skit about Donut Day? It's like that. EVERY friday. ... Read more
My Scale is a Dirty LIAR! (and how I know)
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      4 comments

Three pounds. My scale told me this morning that I gained THREE pounds over the weekend. At first it was a little bit of a blow, but then I stopped that thought in it's place and said, "Mr. Scale, you are a dirty liar and I don't have to... Read more
Bike Etiquette: A Rant from a Fellow Cyclist
Sunday, June 26, 2011      4 comments

Biking, cycling, bicycling--we all agree that it not only is great for the environment and longevity of our road infrastructure, it ALSO happens to be awesome for your health. Growing up, my family rode EVERYWHERE! I learned to ride a bike (tr... Read more
The Plague of Injuries
Saturday, June 25, 2011      1 comments

I appear to get injured a lot, and it is reaching a point where it is ridiculous. As a quick summary of just the MAJOR injuries I have been treated for since moving to Seattle in August of 2007: -Broken right ankle -IT band syndrome -R... Read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      2 comments

Losing weight is always complicated for me. During the height of my eating disorder it was complicated because I had to keep track of every calorie, every time i threw up, every minute at the gym, every gulp of water. Now it is complicated bec... Read more