New is the word of my life lately...
New job, new normal, new friendships, new family life. Trying to find a rhythm has been tough, but I am tougher!
Third week at new job, but only the second week with students. Loving it so far. Scheduled my office hours so I can sneak ... Read more
First real physical activity in 6 weeks, that felt GOOD!
I got to take my dog for a walk today, I don't know who was more excited, me or her???
I've said it before, I'll say it again, forced inactivity SUCKSASS!!!
Yep, I've been sidelined...again ... Read more
So much going on, so much to tell you! A glimpse...
I have been MIA. I have been good...mostly. I have been busy. One of my new goals is to stay under 150 for my first year as a FULL TIME PROFESSOR!
Yes, I finally got a full time position. More on that another day.
So to get me on t... Read more
WTH is she doing? I didn't want that birthday cake!
There she is eating the left over cake from birthday party. She knows full well the rest of the day has been good food wise. She knows full well that we are trying hard to be good. Yet there she is, eating with a sinister smile on her face. ... Read more
Back to work and birthday plans
Wow, 10 years went by fast!!! My little one turns 10 Sunday, so we are celebrating all weekend. First up, Fondue for dessert tonight, let's hope I do well, lol.
Back to work Monday. Looking forward to it actually. It helps me stay on tr... Read more
Today is a good day
I have not fallen off the wagon, just flying low under the radar of maintenance. I did gain a few due to my stupid shoulder injury (that's gonna leave a mark!) But overall, I am doing good.
I do know the following:
When I track, even m... Read more
Big plans for 2014!!!!
Hello sparkfriends!!! I am back! Not just because it's a new year, not because I need to get back on track, but because I miss you, I need accountability and I need your help. I know you are always there for me and for that I am forever grate... Read more
Things are changing...
Been off the fitness trail, injury, depression, life drama. Gotta get this under control, but in order to do that, I have to step up!
Baby steps, I will start there. So today, I will blog, a short one, but hey, I gotta start somewhere, ri... Read more
No more Spark Zombie
The scale is going back down, funny how when you stick to the program that happens.
I try so hard to... Read more
Inspired to swim
Not exactly sure if I did anything to hurt my groin, but it hurts. So instead of going for a walk/run, I took to the local pool. I got a good 40 minutes in and my daughter swam with me for a little while. It's fun to see her under the water w... Read more
Really? I gotta do this again?
You can't hear the sarcasm in my title, but it's there...with a little disdain too! Here I am, just shy of my starting weight of two years ago. Yes, I said it! That hurt to admit, but it must be done. I have to take responsibility for the pa... Read more
I am freeeeeeeeee! Feels good too!
It's official, I am released from my doctors care for my knee. He spent all of 5 minutes with me and sent me on my way. I was expecting that, only because there's not much to say or do. I am ready to be done, physically and mentally.
Play... Read more
I have burned more calories this week than I have in a long time. Running and ST are good calorie burners, but I have to work harder for those and they feel like 'work' if you know what I mean.
After a year of being patient, working hard... Read more
Trying to find the silver lining (with pic)
Yes, I am alive and well...well. Hubby goes back to work next week, will get benefits in 90 days (maybe sooner with my work) and I am maintaining despite all the drama. So all in all, it's been a pretty good few weeks since my last blog.
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Fell on my butt today, literally!
First day I have worked out in a while. I went to do this exercise as part of my knee rehab and fell. Picture this...I run fast for about 25-30 feet and then slow with a 3 step shuffle (suppose to strengthen the knee), well the grass was wet, ... Read more