WW Week 7 Recap -- Onederland Edition
Thursday, September 06, 2018      4 comments

After multiple weeks of having almost no weigh loss, just fractions of a pound per week, I had a big loss this week, putting me firmly in Onederland!! I have seen it on my scale at home already, as I weigh in first thing in the morning, before ... Read more
WW Weeks 5 and 6 Recap
Thursday, August 30, 2018      3 comments

I am so sorry I missed posting last week. I'm a day late this week too, but better late than never, right? Thanks for the reminder, Nancy! I was having some major exhaustion issues the week I skipped, along with trouble sleeping and just ... Read more
WW Week 4 Recap
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      5 comments

My WW meetings/weigh ins are currently on Wednesday, so I am going to strive to do my recaps on Wednesdays too, looking back at the past week. This past week was good and bad. Had a few off plan days, once going out with the fella and once... Read more
Weight Watchers Week 3
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      4 comments

All this alliteration in my blog titles lately is driving me a little batty. Who knew I needed variety in blog post titles? I will have to give it some thought. The nice part of these titles is that I can easily look back at them and know wha... Read more
Weight Watchers Week 2
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      5 comments

Last week didn't go the greatest for me. I did still mostly track my food on the WW app and I somehow managed to lose half a pound, but I'm not quite sure how. My eating was all over the place. I overimbibed last Monday, which led to a no... Read more
Weight Watchers Week 1
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      5 comments

I joined Weight Watchers on Monday of this week (7/16). So far I am liking it, although it feels weird to be tracking points instead of calories. I think the change is good for me mentally--I know how to count calories, I did that here for a l... Read more
Owning Up
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      10 comments

I am trying to re-engage with Sparkpeople and regain the support and resources I need to get healthier and lose some weight, so I thought the first thing I should do is just blog it up and own everything going on in my life. First things fi... Read more
September Goals by Week
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      8 comments

My Sunny Gals challenge for the day was to choose one goal per week for the month of September and share it with the team. I decided to post them here as well for extra motivation and accountability. 8/30-9/5: This week is back to school, ... Read more
Tackle A Turkey Challenge - Official Entry Card
Friday, August 28, 2015      4 comments

Laura's OFFICAL START CARD! WOO HOO!**** TACKLE A TURKEY Entry Card- Template for 08/30 THRU 11/26 ~*~ ENTRY CARD -- I am tackling a 16 lb turkey! Starting Weight: 181 Goal Weight: 165 Starting Measurements: (choose any 4 o... Read more
My African Adventure, Part Two (Pics)
Monday, August 03, 2015      12 comments

Here are some more pictures of my trip to Africa this summer. ... Read more
My African Adventure, Part One (Pics)
Monday, July 27, 2015      10 comments

So, as some people here know, the reason I haven't been around SP much this summer is that I spent a month in South Africa on an archeological field school dig. It was an amazing time! I loved South Africa and hope to go back again someday in ... Read more
Operation Dwarf Ranger--Let's Game!
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      7 comments

Clearly, I will never be a regular blogger. It is just not something at the top of my priority list, but I do find it helpful on occasion, so here I am, posting again. Fair warning, I never really plan ahead what I'm going to blog about, so th... Read more
Here's To A Better Year
Thursday, January 08, 2015      6 comments

It's been so long since I blogged, I don't even know where to start. This will probably be all over the place. :) 2014 was a rough year for me. As many of you know, my mom passed away in May, right at the end of the school year. Then the... Read more
Sunny Gal Challenge--Week 2: Home Body Fat Test
Monday, September 08, 2014      5 comments

Main: Figure out your "real" goal weight by determining your current lean mass and adding a healthy body fat percentage to that number. For example: Current lean mass: 125 Estimated body fat percentage at goal weight: 25% "Real" goal weigh... Read more
Sunny Gal Fit & Focused in Fall Pledge
Monday, September 01, 2014      3 comments

Over the course of our Sunny Gal Fall Challenge, I pledge to: --Check in with the team more consistently, at least two times a week, and striving for more often. --Take my lunch to school and eat well there. --Drink 8+ glasses of ... Read more

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