my first green monster!
Monday, September 12, 2011      2 comments

broke down yesterday and used the credit card to buy groceries for the next two weeks. it was either that or survive on top ramen and who knows what. i made a menu for two weeks and bought only what was on my list and made good choices. i... Read more
I'm funny shaped - like an apple with toothpick legs.
Friday, September 09, 2011      5 comments

i've been walking all summer. my legs are shrinking. my arms, well, we won't discuss them. but my stomache/belly/gut/tummy, etc won't shrink! it's still this gianormous being of nastiness. ok, i'm sure it's getting smaller, science works that wa... Read more
10 year anniversary
Thursday, September 08, 2011      5 comments

not my sparkversary, but my wedding anniversary. one of my new years resolutions was to be closer to my wedding weight. didn't happen. not even close. so that got me to thinking last night about where i am and where i want to be. i hate th... Read more
i bought a bike!
Saturday, August 06, 2011      7 comments

what they say is true: you never forget how to ride a bike. i haven't been on a bike since i was 18, now i'm 31 and can't believe i went so long without one. i've wanted one for awhile, but other stuff always came up or whatever and i never got ... Read more
step 1: admiting you have a problem
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      7 comments

my problem: i'm depressed. i've been struggling with feelings of depression for years, but since i don't feel like the people on the drug commercials, i just assume it's a slight version that comes and goes. this morning i realize it's not, it's... Read more
Reassessing my goals
Thursday, July 14, 2011      5 comments

well here it is july (the middle of july!) and i'm no where near completing any of my goals. i have once again lost focus, got frustrated, depressed, blah, blah, blah. the usual. february kicked my butt as usual and then i lost my job in april. ... Read more
still chugging along
Monday, June 06, 2011      3 comments

i'm doing great! i'm even working on improving my eating this week. i'm on day like 17 of the 30 day shred and i'm improving every day. i haven't weighed myself in over a week and i'm watiing til next wednesday to do that. i hope the scale sees ... Read more
after only 11 days working out...
Saturday, May 28, 2011      8 comments

...i feel like a whole new person! *my legs feel and look slimmer. *my skinny jeans fit. (by skinny jeans i mean the pair i was wearing before i gained 10 lbs and had to go larger) *i stand up straighter without even trying *i feel ... Read more
2 year sparkiversary
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      4 comments

well it was last thursday. but i was not in a good place last thursday. i've been very up and down since losing my job. right now i'm up. yea! so i'm blogging. i just got done working out. i did day one of level one of jillan's 30 day shre... Read more
finally figuring out where the weight came from.
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      5 comments

i need to blog cause it's been a month since my last blog. i'm not doing well accomplishing this simple task. i've come to the computer numerous days to blog and haven't. this is the 3rd time i've restarted this blog in the last 10 minutes. i'll... Read more
100 day challenge days 2 & 3
Monday, April 04, 2011      6 comments

saturday my plan was to walk in the mall for an hour while my car was being worked on. didn't happen. i took my car to a place i used to work at so a couple of my old co-workers were working and i talked with them the entire time i was there. ... Read more
day 1 of 100 day challenge
Friday, April 01, 2011      8 comments

i did it! i woke up at 4 and i worked out! course, it wasn't as easy as that. i set my alarm on my phone for 4 and left it in the kitchen. i woke up at 4 to 'carry on my wayward son' and was like, who is calling me? then i realized it was m... Read more
100 day challenge
Thursday, March 31, 2011      3 comments

i gave this some thought today and after posting my earlier blog have decided to focus on working out for my 100 day challenge. it's really going to be a challenge. here are my rules: 1. workout min. 60 minutes daily. minutes don't have ... Read more
april goals
Thursday, March 31, 2011      7 comments

i wasn't going to do april goals since i've been slacking so much lately. coming to the realization yesterday that i have, finally, lost 10 lbs made me realize that i need to make goals and be more alert to how i'm acting and what i'm doing. so ... Read more
Wow! i am out of shape and it's NOT a good thing!
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      7 comments

this morning before work i was standing out back with a co-worker while she smoked. we were talking and i kept saying what's that noise, do you hear that? it was this weird smacking noise. after a minute or two it got louder and faster. suddenly... Read more

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