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I Am Obese.
Sunday, September 28, 2014      7 comments

I am obese. According to the BMI chart (which is just a stupid one-number exact replica of the old-fashioned height-weight charts, dressed up as some sort of pseudo-scientific breakthrough), I am not merely overweight, but O.B.E.S.E. I... Read more
A Wish
Sunday, February 05, 2012      4 comments

It's never gonna happen, but I wish... There was specialized "zoning" for fast food joints. It kills me that in the shopping center that houses my gym, there are also 3 fast food places. If I'm having a tough (weak will-power) day, I will h... Read more
New Healthy Habit & An Interesting "Alarm"
Friday, January 27, 2012      7 comments

Some days, I am shooting (with a camera, not a gun). On those days, I am quite active and feel great. Other days, I sit at my desk, editing photos, answering calls and emails, and working on everything else I have to do as a small business owner... Read more
Tracy Anderson Method?? Please Answer My Questions.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      10 comments

I saw the "Tracy Anderson Method" infomercial last night. Honestly, it looks ridiculous. But then again, I have an aversion to anything endorsed by Gwyneth Paltrow, so maybe I'm biased by that... Plus, I'm always interested in trying something n... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Body Epiphany
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      26 comments

I learned (or was it more like, "decided") to love my shape a while back (see this blog for that story: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3253740 )....and I really have made so many strides... Read more
I'm Back! (Well, Sort Of) ;)
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      10 comments

I'm trying this again. Why have I been AWOL from SP? Simple: I struggle with balance, and I was spending waaaaayyyyy too much time here. HOWEVER, I am once again having a hard time going it alone, and have been struggling with the sca... Read more
NATKITA's Advice
Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

I get a lot of emails asking for advice on how to do this or that. I am honored that anyone seeks my counsel, but sometimes feel bad when I don't have time to answer in detail (cuz let's face it, my answers are never simple, people) ;) I hope no... Read more
I Hereby Declare...
Monday, September 19, 2011      17 comments

....that I will NOT purchase any new clothes for my trip back to Missouri for the October 15 family reunion. In addition to the 2 pairs of great jeans I have that fit well already, I also have two pairs of awesome corduroy jeans that are current... Read more
Answer to a Fellow Sparker's Question
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      12 comments

QUESTION: ---------- CMACEDO75 wrote: ---------- Hello, Once I saw how your body changed, I was amazed. I am a mother on 3 and never thought I can go back and have great abs. Can you please share ideas (meals/ workouts). I'm not sure how ... Read more
Brilliant BBQ Success Strategy
Sunday, July 03, 2011      11 comments

I don't know why I didn't think of it before, it's so simple: Wear all white! I was thinking about what I'm going to wear to the big annual extended-family 4th of July celebration tomorrow, and decided on a pair of white jean capris because... Read more
My July 4th "Stay on Track" Plan
Saturday, July 02, 2011      13 comments

I am posting this because if I write it down and post it publicly, I feel like I am much more inclined to stick to the plan...and maybe, just maybe, someone else will benefit from it too. So, I'm going to a family barbecue on the 4th - a ye... Read more
Bikini Day Is Here Again (Pic)
Friday, July 01, 2011      25 comments

Alright ladies, I'll show you mine if you show me yours! ;) Actually, I'm showing mine regardless...but I look forward to seeing who follows through with this challenge. Let's stay accountable and meet back here (same bat time, same bat cha... Read more
Not to Be a Hard-@$$, BUT....
Thursday, June 30, 2011      13 comments

If you're going to do something, DO IT. For example - If you're doing P90X, and you decide to replace YogaX with a different DVD and you only do it every other day instead of every day....well then you're not *really* doing P90X. If that's ... Read more
How to Look Great In a Bikini Pic - For My Fellow Bikini Challengers!
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      22 comments

Those of you participating in my Summer Bikini Challenge are all too aware of the fact that FRIDAY is the big day: Bikini Day! (For those of you not participating who are thinking "wth is she talking about?", here is the blog outlining the te... Read more
13 Days Til Bikini Day, & Stolen Wisdom
Saturday, June 18, 2011      4 comments

So it's 13 days til Bikini Day, Part Deux...and I've been a naughty lil sparker for the past 48 hours (give or take an hour or two). But today is a new day - cramps and bloating are gone, and I started my day with a berries-and-greens-infused pr... Read more

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