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New beginning...again!
Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

Well, I survived my 29th-again birthday (actually 51 -- good Lord, how did I get that old?!) Anyway, I joined SparkCoach 2 days ago and am in my 2 week free trial period. So far, so good. Starting anew. Gonna get it right this time..... Read more
Happy Birthday to me!
Friday, August 24, 2012      10 comments

Today is my birthday...and since I recently 'fell off the wagon' a little, I think today is the perfect time to start anew! Time to do something just for me! Well, maybe tomorrow. Birthday cake, you know... ... Read more
Help! Birthday cake is watching me...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      7 comments

Hi was my birthday yesterday and I treated myself to the TINIEST, yummiest birthday cake ever! I had just a small piece yesterday and the rest of it is in the kitchen...beckoning to me. Apparently it has a good friend (the ice cream) that is a... Read more
Strength Training
Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

One of the team's goals this week is to write a blog about strength training... For me, strength training is a MUST! I have arthritis (but WAY to young to have it!) so keeping strong also helps with my pain levels. I definitely notice a d... Read more
Summer Challenge! My top 5 motivators...
Friday, May 28, 2010      5 comments

Here I am for another Periwinkle Challenge... and THIS time I'm NOT going to let life or inertia get in the way! To start it off: my top 5 motivators: 1) Right now I have to grudgingly admit that one of my top motivators is a closet f... Read more
Woo Hoo!
Friday, June 19, 2009      3 comments

I walked a total of 5 times around the little lake near our house for a total of: 80 minutes! I was PROUD to log in my cardio for the day! Yea Me! ... Read more
Disgusted with myself
Thursday, June 04, 2009      3 comments

I am totally disgusted with myself. I weigh 189 which is the most I have ever weighed in my life and it's entirely too much! I have a college reunion to go to in the fall and I cannot go if I weigh this much. Period. So, today is the fir... Read more
Starting over... for the LAST time!
Sunday, March 29, 2009      0 comments

How ridiculous is this? I'm a long time member of the Periwinkle Team and have been for YEARS! (All the BEST people belong to that group, right? ;) but here's the kicker: I'm still struggling with the same weight issues over and over.... and ... Read more
Spark Goodies
Thursday, November 27, 2008      0 comments

Haha -- I bought myself some Spark Goodies to cheer myself up a little... and more importantly: to motivate myself. It would be WAY too easy to mope around the house and eat junk all day. Gotta keep my chin up! :)... Read more
Thursday, November 27, 2008      1 comments

I got laid off from work on Tuesday. Just in time for the holidays. :(... Read more
So sad...
Thursday, March 27, 2008      4 comments

We went home to Illinois last week to see my father-in-law for the last time. He died on Friday, 3/21 at around 5:15. He turned 90 last November. He lived a long and very interesting life. We will miss him. :(... Read more
Friday, February 08, 2008      2 comments

I've been home sick for a few days now... I couldn't even check email yesterday 'cause it hurt to sit upright. I caught something from those germy college kids I work with! I really like them... except when they come in to work sick. Off ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Sunday, January 06, 2008      0 comments

Wow -- I can't believe it's 2008! Whew! I guess it's time for resolutions, huh? Well, I'm going through all of my SparkPeople Goals and updating them. That means: weighing in, taking measurements, updating my goals, etc. Of course, that... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Tuesday, December 25, 2007      0 comments

Merry Christmas! I CAN'T believe that it's almost 2008!!! Time for New Year's Resolutions? Do people really do those? And if they do, I wonder what percent is successful. Probably a low percentage... Hmmmm, I need to figure out a way t... Read more
Thursday, December 06, 2007      0 comments

Things here have been CRAZY! Work has been busy -- a bit more under control this week though. My 2-D Design class' 'final' is next Tuesday morning so EVERYTHING has to be finished by then! It's really not a final, but a "Final Critique". ... Read more

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