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I've been MIA the past few weeks
Sunday, August 10, 2014      5 comments

As I have embarked on my new journey to become a Massage Therapist, I have not been sparking as much as I used to. I miss interacting with my fellow sparkers, and I'm going to make a serious effort to do better. But, I must report to you a... Read more
Embarking on a new journey
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      5 comments

You may recall that I lost my job at the end of January. I haven't found a new job yet, but I am preparing myself to never lose another job. Today was my orientation for Massage Therapy school. School begins next Monday. I am excited to ... Read more
Lost more than weight this week
Saturday, February 01, 2014      7 comments

I had a great weigh in this week at Weight Watchers. I lost 2.6 pounds - emoticon . So I returned to work after ... Read more
Thank you
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      6 comments

I just want to send out a sincere thank-you to everyone who lifted me up with prayers, kind words, sparkgoodies etc during my difficult time. Please know that every gesture was much appreciated. You helped me more than you will ever know. ... Read more
My hero is gone
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      16 comments

I've just lost the most important man in my life yesterday.........my Dad passed away yesterday. He was my hero..........my rock. My heart just hurts right now. I'm just thankful that I was able to make it to him and hold his hand as he l... Read more
I'm smiling today
Thursday, July 05, 2012      14 comments

I'm having a hard time keeping my pants up today. It made me realize something............THEY ARE TOO BIG!!! I love it!! ... Read more
Something I've noticed about myself
Monday, June 04, 2012      16 comments

It used to be, when I went to Subway for lunch, I would order the foot long turkey breast sub and a drink . I'd sit down and eat the whole sub. Now, the past few times that I have went to Subway, I still order the turkey breast sub, but no... Read more
My second official 5K
Monday, April 23, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday I participated in the annual 5K walk for MS in my area. I chose Walk MS last year as my first official 5K walk, and I was happy to do it again this year. It felt so good to ba able to complete the walk. I don't think I'll let th... Read more
Smiling Turtle
Saturday, December 17, 2011      6 comments

I'm probably the slowest loser on Sparkpeople. Sometimes I'm down, and sometimes I'm up. So I'm sure no one really notices my slow weight loss. But, yesterday, at work, I saw a person that I had not seen in a while and she asked me if I was ... Read more
I think I'm making progress!!
Friday, October 21, 2011      7 comments

I have been trying to be diligent about my fitness activities, watching what I eat and making sure that I get my exercise in. It is discouraging sometimes though, because I lose weight at the pace of a snail on valium. But this morning I m... Read more
Walking tour for the Amazing Race - finally (video blog)
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      8 comments

This is part of my 20 minute walking tour of Downtown Pittsburgh during my lunch hour. I walked around the fountain a couple of times trying to get the hang of filming the video. It is actually moving with my steps - that makes for a shaky vid... Read more
Not what you would call one of my better days!
Saturday, July 16, 2011      9 comments

I had a doctor's appointment this morning at 11:00 AM with the foot doctor. I was running a little late, but after a frantic effort, I made it there within the 15 minute threshold. I walk up to the door and there is a sign, saying "closed toda... Read more
Zumba in the Park
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      7 comments

I'm a tired but happy camper tonight!! I got my Zumba back!! My old Zumba instructor sent the whole class a text message announcing that she was going to offer free classes in the park from now until it gets cold again sometime in the fall. ... Read more
My first Official 5K
Monday, April 11, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday, I completed my first official 5K walk. I chose the annual walk for MS in our area and it was a route mapped out through our downtown area. I could feel it in my legs towards the end of the walk, but I just kept putting one foot in f... Read more
I want my Zumba!!
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      3 comments

Our Zumba instructor announced that she is moving on and our class has been cancelled. I am so bummed out about that!! Monday was my first "non-Zumba" day and it just didn't feel right. Now I need to find something to fill my Monday workout s... Read more

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