A new perspective
Friday, August 15, 2014      4 comments

I have started my weight loss journey over and over again and have never reached my final goal. Today was another start. Meals planned, groceries purchased, food logged, etc. Normally the white-knuckles would start right about now. I did this a... Read more
Planes, Trains, & Automobiles...well, not trains..
Monday, August 05, 2013      2 comments

So, my family is hitting the road on Wednesday for a week-long trip back home to NM. I am a bit stressed about the trip for many reasons. First, we are traveling with our 9 month old. It is timed to his naptime and I'm hoping he'll fall asleep ... Read more
Thursday, July 25, 2013      2 comments

So, I'm powering through a 90 day program. (more of my journey is on There was that little part of me last night that was saying.."ugh..I miss the days when I was lazy instead of working out every night..." and I got to... Read more
My tire was flat...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      2 comments

Think about the balance of fitness, family, work, your own fun, like the tires of a car. You want to keep them all full! It's so hard! Well, I didn't plan well today and my workout went out the window..but one tire that has been flat has been my... Read more
Little victories!
Friday, July 19, 2013      5 comments

So I was sitting on my bed with my laptop paying bills and I realized that my thigh is looking much more toned! I've been working on my 90 day workout program and am almost done with the first 30 days. I grabbed my measuring tape and realized I'... Read more
Hitting Rock Bottom and Rising Again!
Thursday, July 18, 2013      6 comments

I've been MIA for awhile..since January. Since that time I was on maternity leave and returned to work in March. Even though work and family life has been going well, I was at the point of not being able to take one more day of what I was seein... Read more
Balancing Act
Friday, January 25, 2013      2 comments

I have a brand new 11 week old son who is awesome! I'm on maternity leave for another 5 weeks and have the time to work out and plan my food. Once my job starts again, it's going to get very hectic. I'm scared that I will let this slide and I wo... Read more
Saturday, March 17, 2012      4 comments

Ok..I had just written a blog about my off track week and how I was expecting too much of myself..then I went and looked at the SparkPages of other people and realized it sounded like whining. What was truly talking in that last blog was the par... Read more
off track week
Saturday, March 10, 2012      4 comments

This week zipped by so fast and I find myself today reflecting on how I barely tracked my food and only did one workout. It's not that I didn't want to do's like the days went by without me being mindful. My roadblocks this week were..... Read more
sweatshirt proof!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      5 comments

I just put on a sweatshirt that i hadnt comfortably been able to pull down over my waist and hips. I was able to pull it down! Wooo Hooooo! ... Read more
Saturday, March 03, 2012      5 comments

Today I started a great book, lounged all morning, got some housecleaning done, and really really really wanted to lounge again! But I wanted that feeling of completing my workout and feeling like I earned my lounge time! So I laced up my ... Read more
Saw a little change..
Saturday, March 03, 2012      3 comments

I was comparing myself in the mirror to a photo that I took about 7 pounds ago...I see a little difference :) Looking forward to two weeks from now when my 28-day Bootcamp will be done and I'll be taking measurements! Made a huge croc... Read more
A Monumental Achievement
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

I did something I've never done before. I gave away 2 boxes of Thin Mints and 1 box of Do-Si-Do's. They went on the staffroom table at work and were gone within a half hour! Now, it may seem silly. I don't have to have complete deprivati... Read more
Want To Remember This Time
Monday, February 27, 2012      4 comments

I finished my first week of the 28 day Spark challenge..5 days of cardio and 7 toning videos! Well, there were two videos I didn't do because they were similar to a big strength circuit that I did myself. I want to remember where I am in ... Read more
Slow and steady...
Saturday, February 25, 2012      4 comments

The scale is moving down..but after a long week of good exercise I wanted to see more. I know that's typical of someone like me who is absolutely lacking in patience! But instead of being frustrated at the small loss, I thought about what else ... Read more

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