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

I can't believe it's been 3 months since I last wrote a blog on SP. This little thing called life has gotten in the way. I've been married for almost 3 months and I got a temporary teaching job at my old school again. I don't have any time t... Read more
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
Sunday, May 03, 2009      5 comments

Since my last blog (about a month ago), I've had many Spark friends ask me how I'm doing. I'm happy to report in the last 2 weeks, I haven't gained anymore weight! I've maintained my weight, but I haven't been able to lose. I feel like I... 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

Not many people know that I have not been on this weight loss journey alone. When I first decided to change my eating habits, my fiancé decided to join me. We both gained a lot of weight eating all the unhealthy garbage we ate and he knew he n... Read more
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
5lb away?
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 much to eat! We always have big family gathering with so many different dishes brought by 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 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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