Trying to Get Active on SP Again
Friday, July 02, 2010 3 comments
Wow, I can't believe I've been absent from SP basically since I got married last September. Sure, I log in once in a while to welcome members to my teams but that's about it. I stopped logging my food, exercising, and with my stressful teachi... Read more
Where has the time gone?
Sunday, December 06, 2009 4 comments
My Big Day
Friday, September 11, 2009 2 comments
My wedding is tomorrow and I am so excited! I wasn't able to reach the goal I set for weight loss but I think I will still look good. I'm a little bothered by the fact that I can't seem to get past 145...I eat very well, exercise almost every ... Read more
Time to Kick it up a Notch!
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 3 comments
It's been a while since I blogged but there are so many things happening in my life, I finally feel like I can take a deep breath and focus. My stressor the last couple of months was if I was going to lose my job. Update: I did. I knew it ... Read more
Stress Does Make You Fat
Monday, April 06, 2009 5 comments
In less than a month I was able to gain 3 lbs that I worked so hard to lose. The reason for my weight gain: stress. I've been under huge amounts of stress since I received my preliminary pink slip on March 13. This is my first year teaching ... Read more
An interesting Article
Monday, March 23, 2009 5 comments
I came across an article on HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) on Yahoo and I thought it was very interesting. There are many companies that are finally paying attention to remove HFCS from their products. I am very excited about this article an... Read more
Blog prompt: Do you try to avoid high fructose corn syrup in your diet? Why or why not?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 3 comments
Yes! I cut out HFCS from my diet for about 6 months now and I can honestly say I have never felt better. I started educating myself about the effects of HFCS from one article I received from Sparkpeople. Once I read that article, I started rea... Read more
Monday, February 09, 2009 4 comments
Today is my birthday and I am so glad that I spent it eating healthy meals =) We even went to Whole Foods and bought a healthy cake! I'm glad that my family was supportive today and didn't make a big deal about the food or anything that had to b... Read more
Bootcamp Day 1 Bonus Challenge
Sunday, January 04, 2009 3 comments
I joined the New You Bootcamp & Contest and the first workout was today. The bonus challenge was to post a blog (or update your Sparkpage) with your starting stats: before photos, goals, what you hope to accomplish during bootcamp, etc. I ... Read more
Our Journey Together...
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 28 comments
Counting Down the Pounds!
Friday, December 12, 2008 5 comments
So...since my last update, I am down to 144! Only 4 pounds away from my goal!!! I am so excited...I can't even believe I managed to change my diet...not just "go on a diet"...but actually change it. I no longer dread eating what I eat (which ... Read more
Sunday, November 23, 2008 4 comments
I'm excited that I'm only 5 lb away from my weight goal...but am I really just 5 lb away? My goal was to get to 140...I'm almost there, but looking at myself, I think I might need to get down to 135, which means I would need to drop 10 more poun... Read more
Making it through the holidays...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 2 comments
I have always enjoyed the holidays...so much to eat! We always have big family gathering with so many different dishes brought by everyone...so yummy! Since this year will be the first year I don't eat as I used to, I have to say I am very ... Read more
Funny things my students say:
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7 comments
I just had to share this...it made my day! Today during social studies, I was discussing with my students the difference between city and state government. I explained the difference between a mayor and a governor. When I asked if anyone kn... Read more
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