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LIFE and a Puppy!
Thursday, August 28, 2014      12 comments

Hallo! Someone once said to me that if they didn’t actually know me, they’d think I was crazy with everything that goes on in my life. I always had a suspicion that other folks had less crazy in their lives, but I swear mine comes in waves ... Read more
What To Do About Spark?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      15 comments

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking – and you know that never goes well! I’m wrestling with the idea of leaving Spark. I’ve been here about 3 years. How crazy is that?! And yet I’m not at my goal weight. I never really got close to my goal we... Read more
Highlights & Hindsight
Friday, August 08, 2014      10 comments

I think my mental crisis has somewhat abated as the week has gone on. I had a little funk and I had to work through it. A few highlights of this week: - Exceeded my step goal every day - I have convinced co-workers to take our mee... Read more
Nature v. Nurture & Weight
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      7 comments

I’m having one of those days where my brain keeps turning on itself for no good reason. I think I feel a sense of change coming again, not sure why or how or what… maybe I’m just growing up a little more? I’m thinking this all traces back t... Read more
Friday, August 01, 2014      6 comments

Quick update! My steps counts for vacation look amazing. We did tons of walking. I doubled my average every day….. and I probably doubled my average calories each day too. We packed breakfast/lunches but I swear dinner and our many brewery ... Read more
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Monday, July 21, 2014      4 comments

Hello! I braved the scale this morning. I fully expected to see a giant gain. I have been terrible. Well, maybe not terrible but certainly not behaving myself. With my “time” last week, I was down in steps and ate some junk. I’ve gone out a... Read more
What. A. Week.
Friday, July 11, 2014      5 comments

What. A. Week. I have been all over the place this week. Physically, emotionally, everything that ends in “ally” We’ll start with the “professionally” bit – this week was the final announcement of the big change at my work. We’re offi... Read more
Back in the Swing & Changing
Thursday, June 26, 2014      4 comments

Been really getting back into the swing of things this week! Packing meals and snacks for work, cooking dinner at home, 3 nights of PT, taking care of chores like laundry that I hate, plus getting even more stuff in order at the house. I’ve been... Read more
A case of the (sore) Mondays
Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

I can’t believe this weekend has come and gone! Friday night we just relaxed. We were both pretty tired and wanted to rest up for the weekend. Saturday we did a ton of errands and got most of the final stuff over from the rental house.... Read more
Quick/Good Week!
Friday, June 20, 2014      3 comments

What a quick week! Feel like I was just here posting on… Monday?! Monday and Tuesday my exercise was PT and moving more stuff to the new house after work. I did a little too much heavy lifting on Tuesday and needed a break on Wednesday (my ... Read more
The Big Move
Monday, June 16, 2014      9 comments

Hello hello! This was supposed to be a blog to say “omg we did so much moving this weekend that even my toe and finger bones hurt” but I think I can do better than that! My stomach has been acting up a lot, probably from eating out las... Read more
A Lesson in Kindness & Positivity
Friday, June 13, 2014      7 comments

Quick story to relate… I was on the elevator at work just now and at one stop the lady next to me said “Have a good weekend” to the lady getting off the elevator, who in return completely ignored the well wishes and dashed off with her nose... Read more
Willpower Dips & Changes
Monday, June 09, 2014      7 comments

Willpower is like a gas tank. If you keep using it, you’ll run on empty eventually. I have been working at increasing the size of my gas tank, but sometimes I still run low. Last week was rough. Company sale, home purchase, dog dying, etc. ... Read more
Thursday, June 05, 2014      4 comments

This has been a week full of craziness. My cough is slowly but surely making its way out. My fits have decreased almost all the way gone so I actually finally got to take a little walk yesterday. I usually get one big “cold” a year so I’m h... Read more
Checking In - And Chicago Pix!
Friday, May 30, 2014      4 comments

There is a quote out there that says something like… beware your words because they will become your actions? Yeah. Beware your words folks before they become true! Last Thursday (hard to believe it has been over a week ago!) we left for Ch... Read more

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