WINDMILLS18
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I Slipped But Didn't Fall
Sunday, June 26, 2016      4 comments

I have been doing so well with developing this new life with healthier choices and being more aware of how to improve my health and state of mind. I had reached my first big goal and was on track to bust through my next goal before the end of su... Read more
Hello, Summer Break!
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      4 comments

Today is my first full day of summer break! After a very interesting school year, I am ready for some ME time! Instead of sleeping all day (like I normally do the first week of break), I was up at 8am and went for a 30 minute walk with my dog, t... Read more
Crushed my Goal!
Sunday, May 29, 2016      10 comments

This morning I weighed-in and crushed my first big goal! It was to lose 30 pounds, and as of this morning I have lost 32 pounds! Woot Woot! I also did my measurements and I have lost 16.5 inches! Double Woot Woot! I took pictures and can definit... Read more
Just Bust a Move
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday I came home from work worn down and all I really wanted to do was sit on the couch and watch TV, but instead I made myself sweat! I started out by walking and playing outside with my dog but the weather wasn't cooperating. I came up wi... Read more
Recovering from Treats
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      6 comments

Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week and this crazy teacher of 10 years definitely felt appreciated. But I would have loved a variety in the gifts received. Every gift given by a student was some kind of sweet treat (cookies, brownies, chocol... Read more
Let's Do This, May!
Monday, May 02, 2016      7 comments

I am so pumped for May! It's going to be crazy busy with work and the end of this school year, but I am feeling better than I have in a long time and I'm ready to be more active as the weather gets warmer! I am starting my veggie garden this wee... Read more
It's CLEAN!
Monday, April 18, 2016      3 comments

My younger brother was living in my basement for about 4 months this past summer and fall. We had many huge arguments and now he is living back at our mom's house...thank goodness. He left in November and all of his stuff has been in my basement... Read more
Walking in Circles!
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

Even after a full day of work then a 40 minute walk with my dog, I was still only at 8,000 steps for today and I really wanted to pass 10,000. So...I walked around my living room and kitchen while watching tv/listening to the tv, but I did it! A... Read more
Heck yeah!
Sunday, April 10, 2016      10 comments

Lost another 4 lbs this week and feeling great! ... Read more
42 more days...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      2 comments

My students have been out of control lately but this morning they were downright rude and defiant. 42 more school days until summer break. I can do this! Trying to keep these in mind to survive the rest of the school year! ... Read more
Silly Fitbit
Sunday, April 03, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday I push mowed my yard. It takes about an hour to do it all and it's hard work. I have a slight hill on one side of my house, but it feels like a mountain when I have to go back and forth and up and down when I mow. My Fitbit is usually ... Read more
A Full Fridge
Friday, April 01, 2016      2 comments

I absolutely love the feeling I get when my fridge is full...not only full, but full of healthy food! I am so excited to cook up some excellent meals! I am planning to make a lot of Greek and Mediterranean inspired dishes this week! Yum! ... Read more
An Emotional Day
Thursday, March 24, 2016      3 comments

This morning we held an active shooter training exercise at the school where I teach. I was one of the actors. I was shot in the right thigh and right temple. I died trying to save the students in the classroom with me. Even though it was just a... Read more
Hello, sweat!
Sunday, March 13, 2016      6 comments

It has been a long time, way too long since I last did a proper workout. Today I made myself be active and did 45 minutes of cardio dance and boxing with EA Sports Active on the Wii. And I feel GREAT! I love that post-workout feeling of pride, c... Read more
Snow Day Shenanigans
Saturday, January 23, 2016      5 comments

I was super productive for the first half of yesterday's snow day! I was determined to get in at least 5000 steps even though I was stuck inside. I did several trips up and down the stairs to my basement, then racked up over 2000 steps by dancin... Read more

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