So...I Am Alive..
Thursday, May 28, 2020 6 comments
It has been a looooooong, LONG time that I have added a blog post here or even really logged in. I think I tried to hold on for SO long with so many life changes these last few years, that I even started to stress myself out and avoid even comin... Read more
Needed a Week Off
Monday, July 24, 2017 5 comments
SO a lot of stuff has been going on. A lot of work, still working a couple of Saturdays a month too and now, since I have some PA house bills that no one in the family can actually afford, I am now working Sundays too for extra cash. I'm pooped.... Read more
And 2017 Starts With a Bang!
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 7 comments
Hi everyone! I know it's been awhile since I've blogged...or really been catching up with anything Sparkpeople. But I received good news yesterday! However, in order to understand the good news, I have to tell you guys about the bad news first. ... Read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9 comments
So I've been reviewing a lot of things lately about my health and fitness, about life in general and how different I was when I lost the weight five years ago. And then I came across this article which was rotating in the starting page of Spark ... Read more
Almost Half a Year Down (And All The Things That Can Mean)
Monday, May 02, 2016 8 comments
So it's been a rough almost-half a year already. It's been enjoyable as well in some aspects (I finally vacationed in Las Vegas and also went to DC for a work conference) but my health has suffered terribly. Stress at work has gotten steadily wo... Read more
Need the Motivation.
Monday, October 05, 2015 5 comments
I'm trying to blog more, to let stuff out that I don't think I should be keeping in. Yesterday wasn't a bad day with food (I even made an apple pie from a sparkrecipe so I can have a treat and to give some to the friend who had to leave my branc... Read more
A setback? Maybe Not.
Sunday, October 04, 2015 8 comments
So the last time I posted a blog entry, I had a friend who was going to also work out and eat right and we were going to start walking in the Fall and changing stuff up. And then she had a personal issue concerning her family and has left my bra... Read more
New Fitness Buddy!
Sunday, August 09, 2015 5 comments
Heya Sparkers! So I have a friend at my home branch who is currently trying to get healthy and lose some weight so she's been helping me get some motivation. I went food shopping today for fruits and veggies and I cooked dinner so I could h... Read more
Rough Long Week
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5 comments
Hey Sparkers! So it's been a long week so far, filled with no sleep except for last night. Fiance's mom passed away on Saturday and this was after he did a favor for a friend and drove her stuff and a family member of hers down to Florida. ... Read more
A Slow Weekend.
Sunday, March 08, 2015 4 comments
So it's nice outside today. It was slowly edging toward the 40s and I think today is the first day we've had in the 40s this Winter. I'm beyond excited about that but I'm also kind of unwilling to come out of hiding when it comes to clothes, to ... Read more
Saturday, Bloody Saturday.
Saturday, January 31, 2015 7 comments
So it is Saturday and it is cold as he...ck. I had to walk the poor dog this morning and he loved every second of it! I however, froze my butt off so that was not fun. I'm at work today and after work I'm going to hang out for dinner with a... Read more
About to Be a Snow Day..?
Monday, January 26, 2015 8 comments
So I'm going to try to blog daily. My usual daily tasks are: 1) Read 8 SparkMails (I stopped really visiting Spark and sparking altogether for a bit so I have a bunch of mail to catch up on) 2) No soda (I actually mark this down daily. ... Read more
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 5 comments
So because of my new position (well, is it really new still? I've been in the position since August so maybe not new..) I am now supervisor to staff in the title that I used to be in. I have eight staff members currently under me, seven by the e... Read more
The First Month Halfway Through.
Monday, January 12, 2015 5 comments
So I'm doing an update blog to see how I'm doing so far in this new year. I'm listing my resolutions below and am going to go through them as I go: Resolutions: - Reading Challenge 2015 - I'm into the third book (out of 52) on this chall... Read more
Ready For 2015.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 2 comments
am i? i think i am. i restarted my entire spark program. i maintained my teams and my personal info like the blogs and spark page but the rest of it has been completely reset. and it actually feels pretty good. i've been tracking erratically, shifting around and not keeping up that it was just...it all kind of snuck up on me and i'm just kind of tired of being where i am right now. i've been looking forward to 2015 for the last two weeks because i have so many resolutions and goals and daily things that i want to implement that it was starting to aggravate me that the day wasn't getting here fast enough. and now that it's here i'm looking forward to getting up tomorrow and sparking and actually starting to track everything again. so this will be my last blog of 2014 but i'm hoping to have many blogs in 2015, the way i did when i first started this journey in 2009. i enjoy being able to go back to those older blogs and read where i was at that point and the excitement in my tone when i read the words again. i was a bit crazy. oh hell, i still am. i'm just a whole other level of crazy now, maybe even a more responsible level of crazy. since the new position, i've been so work-oriented (since i'm a supervisor now) that i have barely been taking annual leave days and my diet has suffered from having to order out since it's hard to bring food to meetings and stuff. but now that i've settled into the position it's getting easier and i've been getting antsy to really push myself again. it's still going to be hard some days because i'll have very early mornings and i can't get up earlier than i already do but my goal is to stay on track as much as i can. so here are my resolutions for the new year: resolutions: - reading challenge 2015 media1.popsugar-assets.com/files/2014/12/01/042/n/3019466/ccc0001cc6a0b0ae_love_sex-2015readingchallenge.png - go to a concert (i've been to one concert every year for the last two years. 2013 was bon jovi in new jersey and 2014 was anberlin's final tour at the gramercy in manhattan since they're disbanding. if i'd known there for tomorrow was disbanding soon enough i would have made the trip to florida to see them, i really would have.) - keep a good things jar 2015 (i just read all of 2014s and it seems the year was pretty good, lol) media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/48/9b/e8/489be8ae45e35eaac0ce048a298e07e2.jpg - make four videos this year, one every three months (creative outlet needed. my guy is going to repair my comp so it can withstand the strain of power director) - hit goal weight again before the end of 2015 (i'm actually aiming for may but it never works out that way, i've noticed) - spark and track everything as best as i can daily - keep drinking to weekends and special occasions (stress drives me to drink just to calm down sometimes so for the first half of 2014 i was doing fine even with all the stress and issues at my last branch so now i need to be able to strengthen myself to the stresses of this supervisory position) - pay off one credit card (just one. just one, for god's sake) - transcribe another story to word document form (i managed to do one in 2014 so i'm aiming for one this year and then probably the last one in 2016. i make it seem like they're so long, lol!) the next two are weight loss rewards: - get a new short haircut - get a new tattoo i think that's all. pretty ambitious, i think. but. that's how i roll. hahahahaha just kidding, i crawl. mostly. anyways, that's it for 2014's last blog, i think. happy new year, sparkers and best wishes in the new year to come!Am I? I think I am. I restarted my entire Spark program. I maintained my teams and my personal info like the blogs and spark page but the rest of it has been completely reset. And it actually feels pretty good. I've been tracking erraticall... Read more
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