Joining the Official Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge
Sunday, February 02, 2014      1 comments

So, I took this quiz: Are Your Sugar Cravings Out of Control? My results: Yes! Why do I want to cut back on sugar? I don't feel well. I am no longer slowly losing weight I am stress eating I am not enjoying food- just consuming i... Read more
Trying something new
Thursday, August 01, 2013      2 comments

Ok, so I see my last blog entry is from when Simon was born. He is my adorable love and is now 16 months old! I did ok losing what I gained during pregnancy (50 lbs!!) but now I am stuck back at 150 where I was for a long time pre pregnancy. ... Read more
Simon Riley
Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

Simon Riley Taylor was born 3/23/12. We had our perfect intervention free, un-medicated hospital birth and he was perfect from the time he slid out! He wasn't quite 7 lbs and he was a little over 19 inches. He is such a sweet baby! He ra... Read more
and a Happy New Year!
Thursday, January 05, 2012      0 comments

The New Year is already well under way. Last year was a productive year, and I feel I was blessed with many things. I finished grad school, got my Masters Degree, ran my first 5K, started my 7th year as a teacher, got pregnant, and we were ... Read more
Happy Holidays!
Friday, December 23, 2011      0 comments

Happy holidays to all my dear Spark Friends. My husband and I are spending the holidays by ourselves this year. We don't have family in the area, and it is too hectic of a time to crash with others. I am happy though, I have planned 2 da... Read more
Sunday, October 23, 2011      2 comments

I know I have fallen off the face of the spark planet. It has not been intentional. I started out this pregnancy with the intention of tracking ever morsel and nutrient that went into my body for 2. Ha! No way. ... Read more
Not the best day.
Friday, September 02, 2011      5 comments

Got a call at work today from my husband who was at Walmart picking up something for me and my classroom. He went in for 10 minutes, came out and his car was gone. Yes, gone. CAR was STOLEN. Took the cops 3 1/2 hours to get the... Read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      3 comments

I keep trying to get back on track, but then I just run out of time in my day. I am trying to add back in fitness as I just have not felt good lately. I haven't had morning sickness, but just general queasiness. This feeling should be be... Read more
On the up and up
Saturday, July 09, 2011      3 comments

Today is another day of fresh changes - started a 50 sit up for 7 day streak challenge with my husband last night ... Read more
Thursday, July 07, 2011      3 comments

I am pulling myself out of a slump. I hope the times I spend down there are getting shorter and shorter, but sometimes it is hard to tell. I know what did it: -end of the school year/part of my Masters program madness - decision to st... Read more
Fitting Room Tip
Sunday, June 19, 2011      4 comments

So...went to the store today and tried on some clothes. As usual, it was not the most pleasant experience. I hate the mirrors and somehow I always look fatter there than at home. But, this time I grabbed some obnoxious clothes to try on jus... Read more
I Did It!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      6 comments

I did it, I ran my first 5K. And I didn't just do it, which was sort of the original goal, I actually ran the entire way! The day before I went to pick up my race pa... Read more
New Goal ...the 5%
Sunday, May 15, 2011      4 comments

I need a push to keep me going and my final goal is too far away to be motivating enough. So, I am going to start with the 5% which is 7 pounds from where I was at my weigh in last week. I want to bump up my big reward, but in a little way... Read more
South beach, the scale, running....
Monday, April 18, 2011      1 comments

Missed a whole week of working out last week due to a cold. It was yucky and I just couldn't get anything extra accomplished. Now, I feel kinda bad because I read one of the spark blogs about how you have to treat the gym like your job or an i... Read more
another day.
Monday, March 28, 2011      1 comments

Things are much better than my last blog post. I am so grateful for the support I find here on Spark. I don't think I would be in as good of a place emotionally, physically, and psychologically without it. DH and I finally sat down yeste... Read more

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