Long time, no see!
Saturday, September 07, 2013      6 comments

What an awesome, amazing, difficult, challenging year it has been! My handsome boy is now 14 months old and is 100% the joy of my life. This week, per the Beast challenge, I took 3 (actually 4) walks. Of course, one of them was to the park... Read more
Welcome my darling boy!
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      20 comments

Our precious baby boy, Emmett, was born on 7/3/2012 at 9:31 pm. I'm beyond enamored with him and so, so, so thankful for this beautiful baby. He was 9 pounds, 2 oz, 21.5" long at birth. He was born after an excruciating 52.5 hours of labor, but ... Read more
Meet my little man!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      11 comments

He's got some pretty cute chubby cheeks! Can't wait to meet him! 26 Weeks 27W5D ... Read more
Long time, no blog!
Saturday, February 18, 2012      11 comments

I decided it's about time to make sure all my sparkfriends know the reason for my being MIA. H... Read more
My New Running Partner!
Monday, July 18, 2011      11 comments

Haven't heard from me in a while? No big surprise! I've been crazy busy and have been horrible with exercise/nutrition. I'm finally to the point of my summer vacation that I have nothing else on my agenda, so now is the perfect time to get back ... Read more
Resetting the ol' ticker: courage & honesty
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      16 comments

It's been a rough four months. My stress level has been soaring to ultimate highs. I'm not good at admitting that I need help or even admitting that I'm stressed to the max. It takes courage for me to even write this. It takes courage for ... Read more
Plan for the week: Recommit and Reenergize!
Monday, March 28, 2011      9 comments

That's right! Here's the plan: 1. I will track everything that goes in my mouth this week! Anyone want to hold me accountable for that and check up on my trackers? 2. Workout schedule: Sunday: Bike/CrossRamp +Arms ST (Done) Monday:... Read more
Those who inspire me
Sunday, March 27, 2011      8 comments

People in general really inspire me. There are so many people who just keep trucking along when all else fails. It's unbelievable to me. I've been through some horrible things, but there are people out there who have been through much worse than... Read more
Here I Go Again on My Own
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      11 comments

I'm so, so, so tired. Yesterday after school, I came home and had dinner, then took a walk. I'm pretty stressed out and the walk was the start to what I needed to try to relax. I could have gone to the gym or taken a run, but the walk in the mou... Read more
Bootcamp Workout for Wk.8
Thursday, February 24, 2011      11 comments

Bootcamp workout with HIIT training. Warm-Up: 15 minutes recumbent bike, level 8. Stretch: 5 minutes Treadmill Run: 5 minute warm-up walk, starting at level 3.5 to 4.0 6 minute run at 5.7 1 minute run at 6.7 6 minute... Read more
6 word memoirs: crafty, carefree, calming.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      10 comments

I simply love 6 word memoirs! Ernest Hemingway became one of the most notable 6-word authors when he crafted these memorable half-dozen words: "For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn." I started writing them a couple of years ago at a conf... Read more
Time to Get Serious: Tone-up Start Pictures
Monday, February 21, 2011      19 comments

In 2009, this is where I was. 205 pounds with a cute chubby face! I'd say that the pictures I have below are a big difference! Even still, I'm going to push myself to... Read more
A new take on sodium
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

Found an interesting article on Fitness magazine's website. Check it out if you are interested!
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PUSH Playlists
Sunday, February 20, 2011      7 comments

Playlist #1 (for the country fans!) Hello World: Lady Antebellum Just to See You Smile: Tim McGraw Gunpowder and Lead: Miranda Lambert Put You in a Song: Keith Urban Little White Church: Little Big Town Mayberry: Rascal Flatts G... Read more
Taking my own advice: Getting back on track with small goals.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      11 comments

Whenever people tell me they are having a hard time getting back on track, I ALWAYS, without fail, suggest that they get back to basics, set some goals for themselves, and ease back into it. Everyone makes mistakes, myself included, and we all p... Read more

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