Cooking Peace Corps style.
Monday, September 22, 2014 1 comments
Peace Corps again!
Thursday, September 11, 2014 0 comments
Hiking boots as inspiration!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2 comments
I am a finalist for an amazing job in a tropical country. I don't want to give details at the moment for fear of jinxing it. Even if I don't get this job, I will be traveling internationally in the next few months. Regardless of what happens,... Read more
Saturday, April 19, 2014 4 comments
I really do not like Starbucks at all (too many reasons to mention). I tend to patronize our incredible local coffee houses. As a teacher, I receive a lot of gift cards over the holidays. Many students opt for coffee since they know I enjoy i... Read more
Friday, April 18, 2014 7 comments
I do not have my own children but I have five godchildren. I love creating Easter baskets for them but then obviously I am confronted by all those temptations. I went to Target last week and went a little crazy. I came home and realized t... Read more
Next trophy level...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6 comments
I am just over 500 points away from Level 16. I find it amusing that I find getting points to be fun and motivating. Like many of you, I care about keeping my Spark streaks going. lol As I close in on a trophy, I'm always much more activ... Read more
WOW! You look great!!
Saturday, April 12, 2014 3 comments
Exercising in bad weather.
Sunday, March 30, 2014 3 comments
The weather here has been in the 30s. Normally I would walk in that weather but the last few weeks I've been battling a bad case of bronchitis. Thankfully, it is almost gone. Still, sudden changes in temps (like going inside to outside) have ... Read more
The word "Diet"
Saturday, March 29, 2014 3 comments
Our diet is simply the food that we eat. Still it's a loaded term for me. I hear "diet" and I think of deprivation and the obsession of my mom, aunts and grandmother to lose weight during my childhood. I was raised with the baggage of eve... Read more
Fat Chick Fashion
Monday, March 24, 2014 3 comments
Life Changes for a workaholic
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 2 comments
After 19 years of teaching, I gave notice to my school district that I would be leaving my job. Since then, life has been a roller coaster. A local newspaper featured my story because I've been a very involved and dedicated teacher. Forme... Read more
Stomach Virus Weight Loss
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 1 comments
I've been away for a while and am glad to be back. Since the holidays, I've been re-dedicating myself to eating better. Honestly, I was doing well but struggling a bit with sugar. Four days ago, I developed a terrible stomach virus. M... Read more
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