You just keep going!
Monday, January 16, 2012      3 comments

I was telling my Dad about my run on the trail the other morning...5.25 miles, 26 degrees. He said..."I don't know how you do that?" Today I was thinking about this when I was out there...a little warmer, 29 degrees. My tracks in the sn... Read more
Thoughts from the trail...
Friday, November 18, 2011      6 comments

After two days of pouring rain, I woke this morning to more rain! Only as the kids started eating breakfast the rain transitioned into a snow mix, and by the time we left for school it was more wet snow than rain. It wasn't cold enough for it ... Read more
A New Challenge...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      2 comments

I'm being presented with a challenge, and that challenge is patience. Patience: The state of endurance under difficult circumstances, which can mean persevering in the face of delay or provocation without acting on annoyance/anger in a n... Read more
Look how far you've come, baby!!!"
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      19 comments

My run was such a struggle for me today. As a routine, I have to spend time each morning playing my mind game. The one where my mind tells me to just skip my workout...and where I say NO...I'm going to do that workout no matter what! I actual... Read more
How much is too much?
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      10 comments

I love a bargain! And especially since I'm a full time housewife and mother, I get great joy in finding a good deal. I enjoy clipping coupons and seeing how much I can reduce my grocery totals. I hate having to throw away a coupon that has ex... Read more
Weekend Re-Visited
Monday, February 14, 2011      6 comments

I'm proud to say that the weekend was an overall SUCCESS!!! On Friday I posted a blog of my thoughts on what I have challenges with on the weekends, why I feel I have these challenges and plans of how to overcome them. It was an amazing fe... Read more
The ABC's of Me!
Monday, February 14, 2011      6 comments

Stolen from BESSEDMAZARS...thank you! A - Age: 38 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: Emptying the dishwasher D - Dog's name: Cody...he's a HUGE yellow lab and such a Love Dog! E - Essential start your day item: CO... Read more
Weekend Plans...
Friday, February 11, 2011      9 comments

It's no secret that the weekends pose a big challenge for me in terms of keeping on track with my nutrition. BUT...as I approach this coming weekend, I will do it with a plan, and I WILL BE VICTORIOUS! The Good: First, I must say a littl... Read more
World Cancer Day
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

World Cancer Day is a global observance to raise awareness of the different types of cancer, and ways to prevent it, detect it or treat it. My thoughts go out to all individuals and families who have or are affected in any way by any form of ca... Read more
Advice needed...
Friday, February 04, 2011      8 comments

UPDATE... With the exception of my calf raises, I was able to get my full workout in! I just took my strength training slow and paid close attention to how my leg was feeling. I was able to get my calf muscle to loosen up and decided to give... Read more
The Climb
Monday, January 31, 2011      3 comments

So...I'm not a Miley Cyrus fan, and I don't think she's the best role model for young girls BUT giving credit where it's due, she has a great song called "The Climb" that is so fitting to my journey. If you haven't heard it, you should check... Read more
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      8 comments

This journey has brought on many transformations...of course physically, but what has really surprised me is the mental side! Claiming ownership of why I had become overweight took some time to realize and admit to. It's so much easier t... Read more
Todays Workout Funnies!
Friday, January 21, 2011      4 comments

I drag my bootie out to the shop today for my workout...trying to ignore that little bad angel on my shoulder who is trying to get me to just take a day off. But no...I don't give in! I haven't missed one of my workouts since before September,... Read more
The Power of SPARK FRIENDS!!!
Monday, January 17, 2011      5 comments

WOW...what a difference a week makes!!! Last week I found a NEW DETERMINATION! I was in a positive mindset again, determined, and ready to kick it! It's interesting how the mind works because this was a huge turnaround for me. I had been goi... Read more
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      5 comments

Something definitely kicked in within myself again this week and I'm just so fired up and excited that I can hardly contain it!!! I've been working at this for a little over a year and had a super start with 40 pounds lost last year. I h... Read more

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