taking my life back. summer challenge day 6
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      6 comments

i went golfing this weekend. i haven't been golfing in over 2 years, since before dd was born. i have avoided it because, you know, it's expensive and i don't have time. in reality i have avoided this and many other activities because my fat rol... Read more
summer challege day 4
Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

so far so good, though it could be better. this was a tough weekend. golf tournament saturday morning, graduation party that night. lots of family, food and alcohol and then yesterday i had to catch up on some house work that i'm crazy behind on... Read more
summer challenge day 1
Friday, June 20, 2014      3 comments

i love reading member's blogs that are numbered. it's so movtivating to see a streak and how long it's been going, whatever it may be for. i decided to start one of my own. it's a summer streak, so it won't be too long, but who knows, maybe i'll... Read more
it's too hard
Thursday, June 19, 2014      4 comments

yup, i said those exact words to myself saturday night. luckily, i quickly realized what i said and told myself, no you're not trying hard enough. let me explain. i'm working on day 124 of a gallon-a-day water streak. the last 24 day... Read more
NSV: my underwear keeps falling down
Monday, June 16, 2014      7 comments

i suppose it's time to go clothes shopping. for bottoms anyway, my top clothes just don't want to get any bigger. i was at a community garage sale with dh & dd on saturday. lots of walking. i wore my jeans for the first time in weeks (it wa... Read more
flat belly june challenge
Monday, June 02, 2014      9 comments

i realize it's june 2nd and i'm deciding to do this, but what the hey! it'll be fun! it'll keep my focused. i looked at my calendar this morning, i need to stay focused! hello, grad parties! i made this challenge up myself (obviously). th... Read more
june goals
Friday, May 30, 2014      8 comments

1. no soda 2. stay on plan looks so easy when it's spelled out like that. here goes!... Read more
an eye-opening week
Friday, May 23, 2014      8 comments

i weigh in tomorrow morning. i know there will be a gain. but i'm ok with that. well, as ok as a person can be. i'm ok with it because it is a learning experience. i got a little out of control the last couple weeks. it all started with mother's... Read more
5 years of sparking
Monday, May 19, 2014      5 comments

i passed my 5 year sparkversary last monday. i meant to do this blog earlier, but things got busy and i was out of town and the whole family is sick. i am here now! i remember the day i joined sp. i was reading the reviews for yet another ... Read more
whole foods saved my life
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

yesterday i wrote a blog about whole foods ruining my life. obviously (i hope) in jest. since i wrote it i have been thinking about how different my life has been in the last couple months. i thought i should follow up with a blog about the awes... Read more
whole foods ruined my life! (and an NSV)
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      5 comments

ugh, someone put me out of my misery! there was a time not so long ago when i would eat processed foods without even thinking about it. hot pockets for my morning snack, frozen burritos and taquitos for dinner. frozen pizzas were a life sav... Read more
no way, may day 1
Friday, May 02, 2014      5 comments

had a great day yesterday. i focused on my goals. i did not get up at 4 to work up. i had a bit too much fun the night before. date night with the hubby. it had been far too long since we had one of those. i did get my lunchtime walk in th... Read more
april was not good, lesson learned.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

march. march was amazing! i ate well. i exercised regularly. i didn't drink. ah, to be in march again. april was not great. i ate well, but not well enough. i didn't exercise nearly enough. thanks to the rain and the snooze button. heh. an... Read more
may goals
Monday, April 28, 2014      4 comments

well, april didn't go as well as i'd hoped. i lost quite a bit of weight in march, but april averaged about 1 lb a week. lots of reasons for this: rain, bad food choices, still not able to work out at 4 am. with that said, i know what i ne... Read more
goodbye, alcohol: a farewell letter to a friend
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      11 comments

i recently read a blog here about writing a goodbye letter to alcohol. i researched this further and found it's something alcoholics, or people with alcohol problems, do to help eliminate alcohol from their lives. i thought this would be perfect... Read more

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