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I should have seen this coming...
Monday, October 03, 2011      2 comments

I have mentioned before that I have bad knees. That is an understatement. I have terrible, horrible, no good, very bad knees. I had surgery on my worse knee about 18 months ago. It has been a miracle for me. I have gone from walking with a ... Read more
Punxsutawney Phil Pforty - Week 3 challenge!!
Saturday, October 01, 2011      0 comments

This week's challenge is to list at least pfive things I love about my body... This is a hard onw because I have spent so many years hating my body, but here goes nothing! 1. I love my eyes - they are an awesome blue color and very ex... Read more
frustration sets in... UPDATE
Saturday, October 01, 2011      0 comments

Update: I took my measurements today and the news is good. My last measurements were at the gym a month ago. I took more than she did, but the ones that are the same are: waist = -3.5" thigh = -1.75 calf = -1.25 WOO HOO!!! ... Read more
frustration sets in...
Saturday, October 01, 2011      3 comments

This time, I said, it will be different. This time, I will make changes as I am feeling ready to, not all at once. This time, I will put me first and not feel guilty about taking the time to exercise. This time I won't be embarrassed to turn ... Read more
China, here we come!
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      2 comments

New long term goal: Boyfriend and I are going to China in about a year (exact dates tbd). While it would be fun to go first class, it will save us $4500 to go coach. My goal is to be small enough to fly coach to China (14+ hours). ... Read more
food trucks, a very successful walk/jog and crazy snacking
Monday, September 26, 2011      0 comments

First off I would like to say what an AMAZING job the Hodge Podge food truck did on the Great Food Truck Race. I am so proud to have such amazing people in my city. They are truly classy people and represented well. They showed the country th... Read more
5kwy day 3, new scale and ZUMBA!!
Sunday, September 25, 2011      6 comments

Good morning fellow sparkers! I hope your weekend so far has been as nice as mine. It was supposed to pour all day day yesterday, but we got sun. Yay! And so far, we have sun today too! Double YAY! Yesterday was off to an early start. I... Read more
Maybe it's just too scarry to stop...
Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

I have been working very hard for the past several weeks to make this lifestyle change my new life. I have remembered how good it feels to exercise on a regular basis and have been keeping up with my (probably overkill) plan. ST and cardio 3x/... Read more
5KYW - Day 2
Thursday, September 22, 2011      0 comments

Hello Sparkland!! Today was day 2 of the 5K your way training. Today's session was the same as day 1; walk 4 minutes, jog 1 minute, repeat 4 times for a 25 minute session. I started out well and didn't look at my watch until 36 second... Read more
irritated, feeling all grrr and arggggghhh
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      0 comments

Quick vent... WHY CAN'T PEOPLE BE HONEST WITH EACH OTHER!!! I HATE SECRETS AND LIES!!! Pouting now with hurt feelings, but in the office with the computer rather than in the kitchen with the food. And hell yes 34 year-olds are al... Read more
5k Your Way - Day 1
Monday, September 19, 2011      0 comments

I started the 5k your way plan today for the Trick or Treat virtual 5k. I chose the walk/jog plan because I know I can walk a 5k (I just did a couple weeks ago) and because I'd eventually like to run a 5k, but don't think my knees can get there... Read more
I'm probably out of my mind, right?
Sunday, September 18, 2011      4 comments

I just added goal #4. 4. I joined signed up for the Trick or Treat virtual 5k (walk/jog). My goal is to complete it as the 5k your way, walk/jog program states: Walk 2 min, jog 3 min, repeat until 3.1 miles are gone. Guess I'd better fi... Read more
The things people say...
Sunday, September 18, 2011      0 comments

So today was a good day. Got in my gym time, stayed in my calories, spent quality time with the BF. Then we went to dinner. We have dinner with BF's family every Sunday. It is usually me, BF, his mom, his grandma and his brother. Ther... Read more
Yay me!!
Saturday, September 17, 2011      0 comments

Today was a good day. No, today was a GREAT day. I stayed in my calorie range. Got 6 servings of fruits and veggies and went to the gym. I was actually having so much fun at the gym, I spent TWO HOURS there. I couldn't believe it. And accor... Read more
A good day, kinda
Friday, September 16, 2011      2 comments

I hesitated to start a blog because I didn’t think I had anything to say. Now that I opened the can of worms, I am having trouble editing what I am thinking and not just writing it all in one long rambling post. Yikes! I am going well so... Read more

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