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Summer time, summer flies.
Sunday, July 30, 2017      7 comments

I can't believe there is less than a month until school resumes. I'm no where near ready to let go of this beautiful summer. I have been away from Sparkpeople for some time. Hiding as it were. I fell off the wagon a while back, and it w... Read more
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Sunday, February 28, 2016      13 comments

I never made solid goals since I checked in late. Last week's (loose plan) was to start going to the gym, walking more, continuing my challenges, tracking food, and drinking more water. I have been steadily walking more. I am working ... Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments

1. Get a new student ID so I can go to the gym. (I lost it and didn't want to spend the 15$ to replace it because I "know" I will find it, but can't go to the gym on campus without it. -> Picked up ID card yesterday. Did not make it to gym ... Read more
check in
Sunday, February 14, 2016      6 comments

Ok I am on day 7 of the squat challenge I downloaded on my phone. Today I will add the push up challenge. I logged my breakfast today. I haven't been doing as well on hydrating, so I can going to focus on that today. I talked to Ashle... Read more
Panic time! (self-pep talk?)
Friday, February 12, 2016      8 comments

emoticon I just realized my best friend's wedding is in exactly 8 months. 8 months. That's reall... Read more
what I learned during the 14 day challenge (late)
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      4 comments

So, I am late on my blog but wanted to post anyways. I learned a lot during this challenge. My goal was to work on a sustainable healthy lifestyle. That takes making better choices, and being flexible. The hard part for me, is com... Read more
Ready for new challenges!
Friday, September 11, 2015      5 comments

The last two weeks has flow by so incredibly fast! Tomorrow is the beginning of a three month biggest loser style challenge. I am equally excited and nervous. I have not been sticking to my goals the last two weeks, and now realize where th... Read more
short update!
Thursday, September 03, 2015      9 comments

Hi! I miss you guys! This week has been major crazy busy! I scheduled my classes one after the other thinking, "I have 10 minutes to get to class, that will be perfect!" This has slightly backfired into, I have 10 minutes to run ... Read more
Daily Positives
Saturday, August 29, 2015      2 comments

At the group home we have a practice called a daily positive. It is a daily note from a member of the staff to each child in our care that tells them something positive from their day that we appreciated, or that we noticed, or something we just... Read more
Swimming Along
Friday, August 28, 2015      3 comments

It's funny how this blog has changed over the last few hours. I started writing about this parenting class I took called Circle of Security that taught me about children seeking connection rather than attention, and how it has changed t... Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      9 comments

Violence. The word evokes so much emotion for me. A friend posted something striking about the violence of an unhealthy relationship, and I instantly thought about my relationship with myself. I am practicing self compassion rig... Read more
Pep Talk 2.0
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      6 comments

I deleted almost all of my spark blogs yesterday and made my profile public again. 7 years worth of blogs. That's a lot of history. I have had a lot of ups and downs on this journey. In the past I have held onto a lot of shame, and b... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      5 comments

Goals this week: 8/24- 8/30 emoticon Walk Stella Bella daily (30 minutes) ... Read more
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

I ran. I ran four miles. I ran four miles without stopping. I ran four miles without stopping for 60 minutes. I ran for 60 minutes without stopping. I ran for 60 minutes. I ran. I have not run more than one mile in ... Read more