Weekends are so much fun ...
Sunday, June 27, 2010      4 comments

yesterday we went down to old town for the annual street painting festival ... it's become a tradition. why didn't a bring a camera?! there were so many talented artist ... how do they figure out painting with caulk on the street AND making it... Read more
All dressed up and no where to go? ...
Sunday, June 20, 2010      5 comments

don't you believe it! dd and i decided that saturday would be a girl's day out. we started the day singing and dancing in the kitchen to "purple rain" ... we have all the moves and words down (well mostly me since it's from my 20's). although... Read more
Now I think I Understand ...
Thursday, June 17, 2010      3 comments

secretly i've been wondering why the women at work, who said they were runners and belonged to the same running club just didn't "look" like runners. i push these thoughts out of my mind, not wanting to be judgmental or judge a book by it's cov... Read more
Another one bites the dust ...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      6 comments

i'm NOT an overly competitive person ... sure, i enjoy holding my own. i don't need to be at the head of the pack, but i don't want to be the last one across the finish line either. AND i've got to tell you, this 50 year old enjoyed leaving a ... Read more
First workout @ work ...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      6 comments

i walked with a co-worker today ... it will probably be the last time. she just walks too slow. i started out at a "warm up" pace ... wide-eyed she looked at me and said "is this how fast you walk?!" i didn't realize we were taking a stroll. ... Read more
My new J-O-B encourages working out ... how cool is that!
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      8 comments

i just found out my employer has a fitness program. the approved activities are: running, walking, swimming, weight training, aerobics, biking, stress reduction/relation exercises (yoga, meditation, Tai-chi), and/or an organized team sport. a... Read more
Anniversaries are FUN! ...
Sunday, June 06, 2010      5 comments

today is our 23rd ... some days it seems like just yesterday we were saying "i do". other times it's as if we've been together forever ... finishing eachother's sentences, a sly smile who's meaning goes unsaid, but understood. dh loves cel... Read more
Work is wonderful ... finding "me" time a challenge ... but ...
Friday, June 04, 2010      4 comments

sparkies i can't express how much love and support i've felt from all of you during my time of "adjustment". for the past two weeks, i haven't been sparking/logging food or workouts/blogging/keeping up with all of you ... i did manage to ... Read more
WOW ... what a week it was!
Monday, May 17, 2010      5 comments

it was supposed to be a "vacation" ... a week to relax, a week to reflect, a week for me and mine. of course i had PLANNED everything, well most things ... as you know, planning, having to-do lists are my comfort zone. DD arrived the sat... Read more
Haven't blogged lately ... but
Friday, May 07, 2010      6 comments

but i've been logging on, keeping up with all of you (my sparkies), tracking my exercise and other goals. everyone is doing so well, it's inspiring. my workouts are going well, the eating? ... well, not so much. it's hard to keep it toget... Read more
NFL Draft ...
Sunday, April 25, 2010      7 comments

MY COUSIN WAS SELECTED YESTERDAY!! the family is elated ... and i'll pull for his team, but only when they aren't playing against MY DENVER BRONCOS! Patriots sel... Read more
BAD haircut ... I'm Angry
Thursday, April 15, 2010      10 comments

i've been wearing my hair in a short style for the past four years. there have been numerous variations because i bore easily. sometimes i let it grow out a little, so i can flip the ends or i let the bangs get longer to drape over one eye (my... Read more
Points, points and more points ...
Sunday, April 11, 2010      6 comments

the closer i got to my next trophy ... the more i turned into a points-whore! i never really pay close attention to my points ... don't misunderstand, i enjoy getting points for being active ... i spin the log-in wheel, always hoping for t... Read more
I'm tired ...
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      6 comments

4 AM wake up yesterday ... from excited DD stayed up waaaaayyyy tooo late, reviewing DUKE's WIN and finding DD in the student section! 3 AM wake up this morning to get DH to the airport on time it's 11 PM ... waiting for final txt fr... Read more
Living vicariously via DD
Monday, April 05, 2010      6 comments

but isn't that what being a parent is all about? ... we get to see and experience the world again through the eyes of our child. I'M HAVING A BLAST!! this morning we got a call at 4 AM ... "Mommy, wake Daddy up! I'm on TV, CBS Early S... Read more

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