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Shimmery Things
Tuesday, November 03, 2020      7 comments

We have a wedding coming up in two weeks, our oldest. It's a covid wedding so toned down lots but I am determined to keep the formality they deserve on their big day. I didn't lose weight for the event like I had planned when they became engaged... Read more
Fall!
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      9 comments

It's Fall! I don't know why Sparkpeople has such a Fallish vibe for me. Maybe I started coming here in Fall 12 years ago.... Just checking in and saying "hi". I'm reading your blogs even if I'm not responding. Usually I'm reading them off my ... Read more
Log all the things
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      11 comments

In an attempt to overcome my "all or nothing" thinking, I decided to come log all of my food today regardless of the fact that I am very much out of my calorie range. I chose to keep eating when I logged my day and was already over. Old habit to... Read more
The missing link
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      10 comments

I have been around the world and back again....not really but in terms of diets it sure feels that way. I swore this would be the summer, THE SUMMER when I turned it all around and I read more books and tried more things my latest adventure bein... Read more
Still around
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      14 comments

Howdy Fam, How is it that there is more time now than ever and yet zero motivation to do all the things I had always imagined I would with just one more hour in the day??? I feel like I may be slowly emerging from the quarantine stupor I h... Read more
Busy week ahead
Sunday, February 09, 2020      10 comments

How is everyone? I started nursing school three weeks ago and it is so busy every day but I'm having a ball! Most days I take a kid or kids to school, preschool and then get myself to school then it's all done again in reverse. I try not t... Read more
I can do hard things
Saturday, January 04, 2020      14 comments

I lost my fitbit! I'm so bummed, I took it off to shower and was sure it was just mixed in with the clothes but now I'm wondering if it fell into the trashcan...I'm super sad. The good news is I have managed to get in a few walks and workouts an... Read more
Well hello there
Wednesday, December 18, 2019      15 comments

It's almost Christmas!! I am really struggling but decided that a healthy thing I can do today is log in and say howdy. Soon, it will hopefully be a habit again!! One good decision leads to another, yes?... Read more
Every day counts (in a good way!)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      7 comments

I love math. Math is awesome because numbers don't lie. The only problem with math is numbers are concrete and life is not. For years I have used math to map out my gameplan and anticipate where I would be at X stage or month or year if I did so... Read more
If you can't yet love yourself...
Sunday, November 03, 2019      8 comments

....then at the very least try to stop hating yourself. We all know the importance of self-love but sometimes it seems impossible. That is where I am right now so I decided to just work on not being mean to myself. I would like to stop doin... Read more
Spark, the touchstone
Friday, November 01, 2019      7 comments

Hi friends, It's been a long time but I have been lurking. I have been on a health roller coaster since our move this summer. My last blog tells of all my excitement in finding my amazing practitioner. I couldn't wait to meet with her for a fo... Read more
My restful Summer so far
Monday, July 22, 2019      2 comments

My last blog was written near the end of the Spring semester as I neared finals. All I could think of during those last few weeks of school was Summer, Summer, Summer and for the first time in a few years a break. A break from school (I have tak... Read more
Muuuah!
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      5 comments

How did we get to the middle of May? I peek in on everyone late at night in bed on my ipad before I pass out, I do! I am in the last two weeks of the semester, finals week(s). I'm beat but so excited to welcome summer vacation. I have been revvi... Read more
"Are you willing....
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      10 comments

to commit to the time and invest financially in your success?" that was a question I had to answer as part of a pre-screening for a program that promised to help me stop bingeing. I didn't sign on but it's such a great question. I found myself t... Read more
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019      29 comments

Howdy! As part of my self-love (yep, still makes me kinda queasy saying it) journey of 2019, I asked myself if I never lost another pound could I be happy? The answer is....I'm not sure. The idea is not to stay where I am but to start getti... Read more

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