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Getting back....again.....
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      3 comments

Hey everyone! I know I've been MIA for awhile. I didn't completely fall off the wagon (although I did gain some weight back ... Read more
Consistency for 2011
Monday, January 10, 2011      3 comments

Consistency is key to achieving our goals, whatever they are! I know this, as I assume everyone else here at Spark does too. But it's harder to actually but this into practice. It's something I have struggled with in my weight loss journe... Read more
Just pretty pictures from our day!
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

Hi everyone! It's so cold here that we haven't been outside much (which is unusual for Portland!) But hubby and I went out to play in the Gorge and take pictures of the waterfalls today. It was sunny but COLD and windy out there today, bu... Read more
Good start to a hopefully great year!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

Ok, just gotta say, today is a great day! Had a nice, quiet New Year's eve with hubby. Went to dinner and a movie, then got another movie to take home and watch with a bottle of champagne. But didn't overindulge too much yesterday (on food or... Read more
Short and sweet
Sunday, December 26, 2010      1 comments

OK, sorry for not checking in sooner but between the new job and Christmas, it's been crazy! But good news, I have managed to make my goal of getting up 3 days a week and exercising for the last 2 weeks, not including this week. This week ... Read more
Not perfect, but good
Sunday, December 12, 2010      3 comments

Hey! So this week was a good learning experience for me. I set a rather lofty goal (in hindsight..) of getting up every morning this last week to exercise. Now I HATE mornings, and I've tried this several times before with no success. So... Read more
The New year early for me
Sunday, December 05, 2010      2 comments

So once again things have not gone as planned for me in November. I'm beginning to think it's a sign that my life is not meant to be ordered ... Read more
What a roller coaster ride!
Saturday, November 20, 2010      1 comments

This month is shaping up to be a great roller coaster ride in all areas of my life, personal, professional and fitness! First all the drama with my family and my grandfather's illness. He is doing much better than last week but is still he... Read more
The best laid plans...
Saturday, November 13, 2010      2 comments

So, I had great plans in place to make November successful and I did well the first week. However that Thursday night, I got a call from my sister and she said my grandfather was doing really bad. He has stage 4 lung cancer so he won't be with... Read more
Weekly recap and November goals
Monday, November 01, 2010      2 comments

Apparently I had such a great time relaxing at the beach for my anniversary that I decided to carrying it through all week! I didn't get to any exercise! But I did eat within my calorie ranges and didn't gain anything this week. But I did... Read more
Weekly recap and November goals
Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

Apparently I had such a great time relaxing at the beach for my anniversary that I decided to carrying it through all week! I didn't get to any exercise! But I did eat within my calorie ranges and didn't gain anything this week. But I did... Read more
5th Anniversary weekend!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

Most of my friends and family were surprised I even got married, now I have been married for 5 years! Wow! So last week wrecked my spark streaks but this is life and I only get one 5th anniversary (hopefully!) Our anniversary was real... Read more
I don't know what happened...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      1 comments

So last week, I was going really strong! My goals for the week were: 1) 30 min of cardio 4x/ week - I did at least 15min each day 2) 2 strength training session ( at least 10min) done 3) Track and measure food -done 4) Eat within calor... Read more
This week's update
Sunday, October 03, 2010      2 comments

So it was a good week. Not really in the healthy living part but it feels like I'm getting back on track finally. So good news first- I started tracking and measuring portions this week. I actually logged everything I ate and measured thi... Read more
I love a plan!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      2 comments

OK, I love having plans! I am just not good at follow through :) So I've been reading about lots of people starting and stopping and recommitting this last week to eating better, exercising more and just getting back on track. And I'm one... Read more

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