so i bought a shake weight...
Monday, December 06, 2010      13 comments

dh and i think these things are hilarious! watching the commercial makes me giggle. i mean, you can chat with your friends and tone your arms at the same time! i'm in no way a believer of informecial gadgets and their wonderous ways, but we actu... Read more
wake up call
Saturday, December 04, 2010      11 comments

i have no clothes that fit. i have clothes that will fit me when i get smaller, but for now i have a very limited wardrobe. i refuse to buy big clothes and it tears me up when i try on a 3x and it still doesn't fit. this morning i had to buy a p... Read more
December goals
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      7 comments

wow, 2010 is almost over! i have to say i'm relieved. i had so many high hopes for 2010 and i have been very, very disapointed. i'm hoping 2011 will be better. i have a lot of goals to accomplish and i'm itching to get started. but december is s... Read more
goals for 2011
Friday, November 19, 2010      8 comments

i know this is early, but i have time to prepare. *give up junk food. this includes fast food, candy, fried food, soda, convience-type stuff, and i'm sure the list will grow on a daily basis. i will allow myself "days off" on holidays and ... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      11 comments

ugh, WHY am i having so much trouble getting motivated?! i know a million reasons i need to lose this weight, get healthy, find myself, etc. but WHY can't i put my plan into motion? i'm so frustrated! i need to get over this hump, well it's more... Read more
new year's resolution 2011 & how to determine junk food?
Thursday, October 14, 2010      7 comments

i know i haven't blogged in like a month and i've been a very bad sparker all around. stuff just has not been going well for me. and i'm very busy at work. i'm working on getting things "fixed" so i can focus on spark and make me a better person... Read more
Monday, September 13, 2010      12 comments

what do i do when i'm stressed, annoyed with myself, frustrated with the scale? drink.. got home from work and decided whiskey and coke were a good idea. then i tried to find someone to go out with to dinner or just drinks. no luck. so i st... Read more
240?! broke that plateau!
Monday, September 13, 2010      9 comments

my september goal was to break my 233 plateau. well i did it! i weighed in this morning at 240. not the breaking the plateau goal was thinking of! crud! i was at 233 for weeks! then i weighed in at 235. no biggie, it was a tom weigh in, i always... Read more
sparktember is smoldering
Friday, September 03, 2010      5 comments

3 days in and i'm still going. but i'm not going anywhere. *sigh* i know change isn't going to happen over night. i'm still busy with summer stuff, so it's been difficult to focus on myself. my morning schedule is all screwed up due to dh's over... Read more
i need a slap in the face
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      11 comments

i went on vacation in the middle of august. didn't go anywhere, just did stuff around the house and relaxed. since i've returned from vacation i've been a mess. i haven't worked out, i haven't eaten real well and i've been drinking a lot of beer... Read more
operation: restart aka how shanna got her groove back
Monday, August 02, 2010      7 comments

had to go to a wedding this saturday. i put on a dress and i hated myself. i loathed myself. i felt disgusting. i looked disgusting. i hated who i had become. i couldn't stand to be around me. i couldn't stand to look at myself. and then i th... Read more
august goal
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      7 comments

yes, that was goal, singular. my goal for august is going to be cut out sugar. i think that will be tough enough that i will need to focus quite a bit on it. i know i'm not alone in this goal. lots of people do it for many reasons. so doe... Read more
cause you're not a 5'7 supermodel...
Saturday, July 10, 2010      8 comments

...i just have to keep reminding myself of this. the daily spark blog was about comparing yourself to others. i'm very guilty of this. it's a very, very bad habit. just this evening i was at the grocery store and there was this girl there w... Read more
James frey, you changed my life
Thursday, July 08, 2010      5 comments

as you know i gave up alcohol for june. tough struggle, totally worth it! learned a lot about myself. now i'm working on a 2 drink minimum and so far it's going ok. one of the things i learned is i can't give up alcohol completely. maybe some da... Read more
goodbye fast food, i don't even miss you!
Thursday, July 01, 2010      5 comments

my big new year's resolution was to cut out fast food. so far i have been successful! i didn't think this was going to be as difficult as last year's goal of no soda (which i was also successful at), but did think it would give me some tough mo... Read more

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