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Crazy fun week
Saturday, August 01, 2020      2 comments

I had a great week this week! I started my new job and it was incredibly exciting. It will be a fast paced environment (which I like) and the people are great! Lots of great benefits, too. I felt a little under the weather at the start... Read more
Wednesday, July 15, 2020      3 comments

It has been years since I’ve used SP. But it has always worked for me. And right now I need something that works. Tracking works. Exercise works. Drinking water works. SP works. ... Read more
Going Down
Thursday, April 12, 2018      2 comments

My weight is continuing to go down. I'm feeling really good. I am loving my workout schedule which now incorporates barre classes in addition to my beloved dance workouts. I realized that if I wanted to regain my pre-pregnancy muscle tone, it... Read more
Sunday, March 11, 2018      3 comments

Wow, it has been almost a year since I last blogged! To think, I used to be on here every day! The good news is, despite being MIA for a year, I have actually lost weight! 2017 was just a rough year -- coming back from maternity leave, a ... Read more
Great start
Thursday, May 04, 2017      5 comments

So far, my May is off to a great start! I have succeeded in each of my daily goals: walking, being alcohol free, writing in my gratitude journal and eating a salad a day. These actions (especially the walking!) are creating a positive feedback... Read more
May Goals!
Monday, May 01, 2017      3 comments

Well, thanks for joining us Northern California spring -- took ya long enough this year! The sun is out and shining and the world feels brand new. I feel motivated and ready. Unbelievably, one of my best friends was diagnosed with cancer rece... Read more
Ground zero or the first floor?
Thursday, April 06, 2017      2 comments

I'm not sure what to call it: ground zero or the first floor? The site of a catastrophe or an entry point? Right now, my body feels like both. After I had my baby in August, I lost the first 18 pounds almost effortlessly. Then I had an I... Read more
First post-baby blog!
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      8 comments

My daughter Scarlett was born on August 11. The last month has been absolutely incredible -- one of the most remarkable times in my life. There's a lot on my to-do list and I'm breastfeeding to boot so I won't be going full throttle on my weig... Read more
Week 29
Thursday, May 19, 2016      1 comments

Well, here I am in the third trimester. Baby girl is only about 75 days from joining our family. This has been a very exciting time for me. I wish I had taken more time to write about it. I want to memorialize some of what I am feeling. I f... Read more
Week 26 -- So Happy!
Saturday, April 30, 2016      5 comments

Got great news today -- no gestational diabetes for me! I was very worried about this due to my family history and weight. I knew my blood sugar was normal going into the pregnancy but since my dad died from complications of diabetes, I am ver... Read more
Week 23
Monday, April 04, 2016      5 comments

Wow, I cannot believe I am almost 6 months pregnant! The time is flying by. I have been very fortunate in that I haven't felt ill, just somewhat fatigued and absent minded. I have continued to stay active, walking to and from work about ... Read more
Monday, February 01, 2016      9 comments

Wow, it is very unusual for me to go this long without blogging. And usually when I fall silent for long stretches, it is very bad news. It means I've backslid, regained and am piling on the pounds. Well, I will be gaining some weight ove... Read more
I must keep fighting!!!
Thursday, November 05, 2015      13 comments

It is November and FINALLY a slight chill has set into the Northern California air. There are events galore and the holiday season is a stone's throw away. I'm not super happy with where I am right now weight wise but it is what it is. The im... Read more
A winning streak
Friday, October 23, 2015      6 comments

If you've been on Spark as long as I have then you know that, sometimes, a little streak is all you need. I lost weight this week. But more importantly, I changed my mindset. Here's an example. This morning, I went for a coffee d... Read more
New Goal
Thursday, October 22, 2015      4 comments

I ordered a new pair of designer jeans -- deeply discounted -- from HauteLook.com. I ordered a size 32, and darn if they weren't so tight on arrival that I couldn't button them. I finally buttoned them last night but darn if the muffin top was... Read more

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