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5k's and my son! - Warning: Momma Bragging - lots of pictures
Sunday, July 01, 2012      2 comments

So, long story. Many Parts. First part - Last May I ran/walked my first 5k and was ADDICTED. In December 2011, I completed my 3rd 5k and RAN the whole thing! My son, 3 years old, was at that race and got to see me finish. It was one of the pro... Read more
Stress induced eating machine
Thursday, January 26, 2012      1 comments

Oh my goodness. I am having a horrific week and up until tonight, I had kept the emotional eating beast at bay. But tonight, it escaped. I'm giving up and going to bed. Fortunately I am so tired, once I am in bed, I know I'll be out. Tha... Read more
Week Two - Run for God good & Sugar challenge - not so good
Sunday, January 22, 2012      1 comments

I was the Sugar craving queen this week and it showed on the scale. Up 1 pound. I still tried to watch my intake, but was not as consistent as I should have been. No excuses, just me being not diligent. ... Read more
Week One Done - Sugar challenge
Saturday, January 14, 2012      2 comments

I did it - one week with as little added sugar as I could muster. It was hard, not as hard as I thought. I really had to re-educate myself to look at the whole label. I have been focusing on Fat, Fiber, Protein, Carbs and Sodium. Now I look at... Read more
OMG, what have I done - the sugar challenge
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

I have been on a weight loss plateau for a really really long time. A few months ago, I started running (jogging) once a week and that seemed to kick start my weight loss again. Well, I haven't run since Christmas day and I haven't lost anything... Read more
Goals, not resolutions
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

I am just over 5 pounds from goal and closing in on that illusive number. I have learned a lot this year. Mostly that a goal weight is only a number. I have only lost 5 pounds this entire year, but I have lost lots of inches, I have firmed up, I... Read more
between the New Year and Christmas
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      2 comments

I read this one on a friend's facebook page on Christmas day, and thought I would share it with my Sparkies... "People should focus less on what they eat between Christmas and New Year and focus more on what they eat between the New Year an... Read more
Vacation from my vacation
Thursday, December 22, 2011      2 comments

I need a vacation from my vacation. Today is only the my second day off and I am ready to run away with my son to somewhere else. I'm crying and it's only 8:40 in the morning. And it's not over anything my husband said, it's what he doesn'... Read more
from I think I can to I did - the sequel!!
Monday, December 12, 2011      3 comments

I RAN the Jingle Bell 5k Run yesterday. Ran, the whole thing. From start to finish. emoticon Probably not as bi... Read more
The Wonderful Workout Women
Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

I have a couple of ladies that I have been lucky enough to get to know since I have been on my healthier me journey. We are an odd combination of women, from all different walks of life. Yet, we have a wonderful friendship. They understand the s... Read more
Thanksgiving: confessions and blessings!
Friday, November 25, 2011      1 comments

I have a confession to make. I DID NOT want to go anywhere for Thanksgiving. Not because I don't love my family, because I do. They are one of my greatest blessings. I didn't want to go anywhere, because I do not trust myself around an endl... Read more
from I think I can to I did
Sunday, November 13, 2011      1 comments

A few weeks or so ago, I read another members blog about finally trying to run a 5k. She had been following the SP 5k plan and had been doing great, but had wonder if she really could run the whole thing. Another friend gave her the advice of st... Read more
Looking for my spark
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      4 comments

Been a little "absent" from Sparkpeople lately. I have no real excuse - so I'm going to use the one "that life is getting in my way." I was visiting everyday and drawing inspiration for my perspiration but lately I have just been going thro... Read more
I didn't recognize you
Sunday, October 16, 2011      2 comments

I attended a retirement party for a teacher I worked with for years. At the party, were several other teachers and staff members who also had retired in the last couple years and I had not seen much of. One friend, whom happens to be partia... Read more
Oops I did it again
Sunday, October 09, 2011      1 comments

I knew it, I planned for it and I did it again. Yesterday was my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary dinner/party. I knew I was going to over do it ... and I did. And this morning I feel really bad about it, I'm being hard on myself and I need ... Read more

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