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I'm back!!
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      5 comments

I've been on a Spark hiatus for a year! I've checked in now and then, but haven't been dedicated to my program. It was for a good reason, though. I had a beautiful little girl on November 29. Our family is now complete, life is amazing. Now... Read more
I'm back with a vengence! And, wondering how I let this happen.
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

Well, Sparkies, its time to write that dreaded blog. The one that confesses a fall off the wagon. The one where I try to understand how I could go right back into old, unhealthy habits so easily. I never thought it would happen to me, but it ... Read more
Sunday, August 14, 2011      4 comments

We took the kids to an amusement park on Friday. My oldest wanted to do the paddleboats. So, I though, what the heck... a little extra cardio. We waited in line for over a half hour. When we finally got on the boat and started peddling, it w... Read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      5 comments

I had one of those " have I really made any progress moments today". I am a speech pathologist. I had to evaulate a hospice patient who was having difficulty swallowing. He has lost 40 lbs and is skin and bones. I was educating him on some ... Read more
Did I really just say that???
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      11 comments

My husband got called off of work today. At first I was a little annoyed because he had to use a vacation day. Then, I figured we would do something fun with the boys. So, we decided to go to The Farmer's Inn, which is a really nice place tha... Read more
Struggles, compliments,and a new goal
Monday, July 25, 2011      10 comments

I had been struggling a bit with my eating for the past few days, and I'm not sure why. I completely over-ate on Saturday at a family reunion. Then, a few nights, I just ate a bunch of junk food for no reason.. I don't think I was particulary e... Read more
For my Fat Burners: Reflection Blog
Sunday, July 17, 2011      1 comments

First, I need to say, it has been my absolute pleasure leading this challenge. You all have been wonderful!! I have made so many new sparkfriends, and I am so greatful for each and every one of you... you keep me going!!! When we posted our... Read more
Huge milestone!
Saturday, July 16, 2011      7 comments

I weighed in this morning. I was delighted to see 249.8. That means that I'm now closer to 200 than I am to 300!!! That's huge for me! I don't even know when the last time I could say that was... probably 6 or 7 years ago. I'm feeling... Read more
40 lbs down!!!!
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      7 comments

Finally!!! It seems like it took forever to get from 30 to 40 pounds lost. But, on this morning's weigh in, it happened!!! My body hit a bit of a plateau, plus, I wasn't exactly keeping my calories in check ALL of the time, so I can't really co... Read more
Wii Active 2
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      3 comments

I snagged a copy for $20 at Sam's club. I'm so excited... it comes with the heart rate monitor, resistance bands and weights. I can't wait to try it. We have the first Wii Active and really like it. I've heard this one is even better. Has a... Read more
No-longer a "20-something"
Saturday, June 25, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday, I turned 30...30! I can't believe it. When I was younger, 30 seemed so old. But, I don't feel any different. I'm handling it ok, I guess. I stayed on track all day yesterday. I even did 45 min of cardio. The old me would have ne... Read more
Sometimes its exhausting...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

to figure out what I'm going to eat. I'm not complaining, really. I know that this is necessary if I want to reach my goals. But, I do get frustrated sometimes. I think I could easily stay within my calorie range if protein and fiber weren't... Read more
Wow!! I'm becoming a fit person!
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      6 comments

When did this happen?? We went to the Grove City Outlets the other day. I hadn't been there in over a year. Every time I've been there, I walk the whole way to the end, then I'm completely exhausted and sore and I have to have my husband go g... Read more
Not pregnant....just a plateau!
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      2 comments

I don't know what's been going on with my weight lately, but the scale hasn't budged. I've gone up 3 lbs, then back down 3 for about a month now. I can't seem to get past this point. I actually thought I may be pregnant (this is the way my bo... Read more
UGH!!! I CANNOT keep Triscuits in the house!!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      5 comments

I bought a box on Monday and managed to stay away from them until tonight. But, I just had a huge binge on them. They were the Fire Roasted Tomato with Olive Oil. They are soo good and aparently, I can't stop at just a few. Then, I had pepp... Read more

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