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1 Year Milestone
Sunday, March 22, 2009      3 comments

This Wednesday( March 25, 2009) will be my 1 year Anniversary here on Spark. Wow, how the time has flown! Through all the ups and downs, it has been a very rewarding journey. I feel really lucky to have found SP and it's members. I... Read more
A little Me Time
Monday, March 16, 2009      3 comments

I am on a me time vacation. Woo Hoo! Hubby had to fly out of state on business this morning and will be gone until Friday evening. This is also Spring break for the kids and they are staying with their Mom for the week. So, it's going t... Read more
No More Sliding into Snack Town (follow up to previous post)
Sunday, March 08, 2009      1 comments

After much reflection this week, I have come to realization that the source of my snacking is stress. It has been pretty stressful at home lately. I don't want to get into details but I will say I am the step parent of a 17 year old boy. ... Read more
Slippery Slope to Snack Town
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      2 comments

For the past several weeks, I have been treading the slippery slope to Snack Town. After dinner, I get hungry or think I am hungry and start snacking. This is putting me close to my calorie, fat, etc. limits or over almost daily. And on to... Read more
A Sad Reality
Sunday, February 22, 2009      2 comments

I work a part time job and right now it is kind of slow, so I am only working about 1 day a week. When I went to work this past Friday, I hadn't worked since the previous Friday. I usually don't see most of the people I work with except at ... Read more
Hurry Up Spring!
Monday, February 16, 2009      1 comments

Wow, I can't believe it's Monday already. The weekends seem to go so fast anymore. Either that or I am assigning myself too many chores on the weekends. ... Read more
No smooth sailing this week
Sunday, February 08, 2009      1 comments

Here it is another Sunday night and I am so not ready to kick off a new week. My hours are picking up at work and I have a lot of extra things going on this week as well. It's hubby's birthday Tuesday, Friday night we are going to a concert an... Read more
Tomorrow has got to be better
Monday, February 02, 2009      2 comments

This morning my alarm didn't go off and neither did the kids. That's 3 alarm clocks! I had replaced batteries in them this weekend so that in the event of a power outage they wouldn't lose power for a while. Well, I must have hit the volume o... Read more
New Tools in my Fitness Arsenal
Sunday, January 25, 2009      2 comments

This week I purchased 2 new pieces of exercise equipment. I bought some resistance bands and free weights and hope to use them this week. I thought the resistance bands would be good for toning up my inner and outer thighs. And I can use... Read more
SP Friends
Monday, January 19, 2009      1 comments

I usually write my blog entry on Sunday evenings, but the last couple of weeks I have struggled with what to say so I have been putting it off until Monday only to realize I have been too busy to come up with anything to post. When I first joi... Read more
Times Up! Back to Work!
Monday, January 12, 2009      2 comments

Finally! All during the holidays I was snacking here and there on sweets and salty foods. I don't know what came over me but I started a nasty habit which has been really hard to break. Ok, now 2 weeks into the new year and I think I fin... Read more
Winter blahs Part 2
Monday, January 05, 2009      1 comments

After reading my blog post for yesterday and thinking about what I had written, I realized I left out a big part of my story. In fact, I think it's the biggest factor for why I am feeling the way I feel right now. When I started my SP journe... Read more
Winter blahs
Sunday, January 04, 2009      2 comments

I don't know if it's the emotional letdown after the holidays or the dreary, rainy, winter days we have had here, but I am feeling down and in a kind of funk lately.... Read more
Holiday Leftovers and New Year's Resolutions
Monday, December 29, 2008      2 comments

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. My family and I did. It has been hard avoiding all the candies and desserts that are still here at my house. And honestly, sometimes, I don't avoid them. They somehow manage to get my attention.... Read more
Home for the Holidays
Sunday, December 21, 2008      0 comments

We just returned from a visit with my parents to celebrate our Christmas with them. It was really nice seeing my family since I don't get together with them as much as I should. It was a nice evening for catching up, reminiscing, and the best ... Read more

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