Light at the end of the tunnel
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

Tomorrow my husband and I get possession of our new home! So very excited and a little bit nervous. It seems like every time we do something with this house, something negative has happened with the selling of the farm. I really hope everythi... Read more
My new friend, the chiropractor
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      4 comments

If you read my last blog, I ended up going to the chiropractor instead of a massage therapist. I had a voice lesson and wasn't able to sing well, so my teacher made me phone her chiropractor and book and appointment that day. (If you're confus... Read more
Stress :-(
Monday, February 28, 2011      5 comments

I haven't blogged in a long time as life has been ridiculously crazy. I'm not going to go hugely into detail, but basically the life plan we had in January did a 180, and a lot of stress, lawyers, and bankers later, things are basically settled... Read more
Thank you and update.
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

Thank you everyone for your prayers, support, and positive thoughts. It has meant a lot to me and has helped me through so far. The issue isn't over yet, but it is looking a bit more positive. When it is all over I will probably blog about ... Read more
Really need prayers and support
Saturday, February 12, 2011      7 comments

I haven't blogged in awhile because a lot has been going on and I've been waiting for the situation to resolve itself before I wrote about it. It's not life or death, but it's an extremely difficult situation. I'm sorry to be so secretive, but... Read more
Vacation Discoveries
Friday, January 28, 2011      4 comments

I had the great fortune to spend one week in Jamaica with with my Mom this last week. I will be blogging in the near future with pics about what we did on the trip, but today I just want to get my thoughts out. I'm so glad I went, as it just g... Read more
More food adventures, rambling, exercise. . .
Sunday, January 16, 2011      4 comments

Hello all, I just read a FANTASTIC blog about this one member who shows us with pictures how small you can be even if you are at a higher weight, proving that muscle weights more. Check out this week's best member blogs, you'll love hers!... Read more
Let's leave the ghost-of-past-sucesses-and-failures behind.
Friday, January 07, 2011      2 comments

Fridays tend to be a day where I have a lot of time to think and suddenly it hit me-- why do we all hold on to our past sucesses and failures when we're trying to move forward with weight-loss or maintaining? So many of us, have lost weight, ga... Read more
New Foods
Thursday, January 06, 2011      7 comments

One of my new year's resolutions is to try at least one new food/recipe every week. I hate having the same 5 or so recipes on rotation and I am also trying to increase my intake of veggies, ground flaxseed, and fish. On new year's day I tried ... Read more
Just a phase?
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

Hello fellow sparkers. If you happen to read this I would really love your opinion on the matter. Yesterday I said that one of my resolutions was to choose joy in my life. Well, I've been practicing singing today and there is just no joy ... Read more
2011 Goals
Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

With every new year comes a time of reflection and optimism. 2010 was a crazy year for me. In January I went for the last bit of my masters and felt like I was just starting to get through the first initial fog of grieving. My Mom broke her l... Read more
Pre-Christmas Ramblings
Friday, December 24, 2010      3 comments

"The presents are wrapped by the chimney with care in the hopes that St. Nick soon will be there. . . " While my house may not be quite that idillic and I don't have a chimney, I am officially ready for Christmas! All of my students did re... Read more
Self-Esteem Exploration and Why I Exercise
Saturday, December 18, 2010      4 comments

Hello all! Today's workout was SO GOOD!! I did a group weight-lifting class and then followed it up with a group kickboxing class. I hadn't intended to do the class, but as I was leaving I saw that it was offered and thought, "why not? If I'... Read more
Christmas Party Success
Sunday, December 12, 2010      5 comments

Last night was my husband's Christmas party and this time I did something different, I exercised before and after to make up for the extra calories. I went to a group weight lifting class yesterday and did 20 min of turbo jam, and I will be lea... Read more
Major emotional breakthrough!
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      5 comments

This post is half weight loss and half not, but I think anyone who's been on this journey for awhile knows that its all connected. . . At my voice lesson on Monday, my teacher asked me what I thought of doing my Masters now that I was done... Read more

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