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Mid-terms are not for the faint of heart
Friday, October 10, 2008      4 comments

Just wanted to check in with my friends and say hello! I have mid-terms this week which explains why I have been a bit MIA this week. I miss everyone terribly, but with this being my first mid-terms in this doctorate program, I did not know what... Read more
Friday, October 03, 2008      4 comments

Yup! That is what I got on the scale this morning! But ironically, I am not depressed at all about it. First of all, I had a bad week, and I knew it would show on the scale, so I was already prepared. Secondly, it was not a gain! And finally, af... Read more
Balance for sale, anyone?
Thursday, October 02, 2008      3 comments

Because I can sure use some! I am not really happy about how this week has turned out for me. I am actually a bit disappointed, to be honest. This was to be the week I kick everything into gear, and it did start out that way, on Monday, that is,... Read more
Let the bootcamp begin!
Monday, September 29, 2008      2 comments

Well,another weekend of full day classes down, and I survived. However to say I was getting used to it would be grossly exagerrated! So today I am beginning a new focus that I am hoping will bring results. Well, it's not quite new, I did it bef... Read more
A day without spark? Never a good thing!
Thursday, September 25, 2008      3 comments

Yes, for some reason, I could not get in all day yesterday. I have mentioned before that with such a crazy life that I am leading right now that spark is my lifeline of encouragement and well, a bit of sanity in my crazy world. Spark is what rem... Read more
Who thought school on Saturday and Sunday was cool?
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      4 comments

Yup, ladies and gentlemen, I had school from 8am to 6pm this weekend, both days. They have a name for that, dont they? I think its called cruel and unusual punishment! Well, it was both cruel and unusual. There is a point to this story though, b... Read more
Look at that duckie go!
Friday, September 19, 2008      3 comments

Yes, my ticker is moving, and in the right direction! I have had a tough week, so was not looking forward to the scale this morning! Can you imagine my surprise when I saw that I was down 2.5 lbs! I am extremely pleased with that number. I have ... Read more
Time to get organized.....
Thursday, September 18, 2008      2 comments

Well, first off, BL was fantastic, I know many of my friends missed it. if you did, check out nbc.com\biggestloser they will give you a great recap. It is going to be a great season, I can just feel it, and I love the family focus. The biggest s... Read more
Biggest Loser starts today!
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      4 comments

I am so excited! I cannot wait. I already have my Urban Rebounder set up in front of the TV and ready to go tonight after school. I think it might be just what the dr ordered to motivate me. I saw last season's winner - why can I not remember he... Read more
Random Workout thoughts.....
Monday, September 15, 2008      2 comments

Well, its like 5 in the morning and I have been up all night studying for my first big exam. I know it was not going to be easy getting my doctorate, but doggone, does it have to be so hard? Anyway, I have been thinking about how before I ... Read more
What do the Beijing Olympics and Sparkpages have in common?
Friday, September 12, 2008      0 comments

So I am just now viewing the Olympics since I was abroad in Paris while the Olympics were going on and thinking about anything but watching television. So, I came home and have been watching them on my TiVo. I have been a huge fan of the games s... Read more
Remembering 9/11/01
Friday, September 12, 2008      0 comments

As I reflect back on that tragic day, emblazoned in all of our memories, I thought I would share what many do not know: Here in Sacramento, CA on August 19, 2008 we have recently dedicated the only memorial that is reflects all three tragedies o... Read more
That's "Dr. Dough" to you, thank you!
Wednesday, September 10, 2008      2 comments

Yes, in the midst of recouping from my horrible illness, I recieved the best news (well actually my mother did, as I couldn't speak): I was accepted into my doctorate program!!! It has been so busy and chaotic (I started four days after getting ... Read more
Boy! Was my vacation what the Dr ordered!
Wednesday, September 03, 2008      2 comments

Well, I am back from vacation. In light of the ordeal I have been through this year, my long planned trip to Paris, France was a welcome vacation. To live in France as a temporary Parisian was a welcome and refreshing change! It was my first tri... Read more
Off to a Slow Start, but Going..........
Tuesday, July 29, 2008      2 comments

So here goes, my first official blog since my return from my long illness: Well I am completing my second week "officially" attempting to get back to life as normal. And I have to tell you all.... IT'S HARD ! ... Read more

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