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Trying to spark while injured
Thursday, August 22, 2013      8 comments

Hey spark peeps! Its been awhile since I blogged and I thought I would give you a quick update. I'm still around I just haven't been on here as much. Two weeks ago I injured my knee while exercising. I was on a 20 day exercise streak and that en... Read more
Things I'm learning along the way
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      6 comments

Today marks 19 weeks that I have completed on this journey to getting healthy. During this time I have had lots of ups and downs and learned several things about myself. For starters, I can't do this alone! I need support! My main support is... Read more
Summer Challenges galore
Monday, July 22, 2013      9 comments

So it's been a while since I have blogged and I have several things to blog about, hopefully I won't leave anything out. First off I am halfway through my 60 day summer challenge. I love this challenge because it gives me daily goals to focus ... Read more
Good to be home
Friday, July 12, 2013      7 comments

Home safely from visiting my sister. It's always challenging to go out of town when you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle. At least it is for me anyways. That being said, I had a good visit with my sister and her family. Now it's back... Read more
Weigh in a day early
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      6 comments

Last night I got a text from one of my sisters asking if I could switch the week I was going to visit her. I was supposed to go next week. So I got out the calendar and was talking to my husband about it and the best time to go would be this w... Read more
Busy but fun week
Monday, July 08, 2013      2 comments

So this week has been a busy one. First of all, we had my family over on the fourth for a cookout and then we went to the fireworks down at the river. And yesterday we celebrated my son's second birthday! The celebration lasted literally all ... Read more
End Downward Spiral, Begin Soaring
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      6 comments

This past week has been a challenge to say the least. I've been pretty focused since starting back in March. Of course I have had good days and bad days but this past week has been several bad days strung together. This week I was hit with se... Read more
14 weeks into it
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      3 comments

So it's been 14 weeks since the start of this journey and there have been some ups and downs. This week I haven't had a ton of energy, I'm thinking it might be the heat, I don't know. But I started a new summer challenge this past Friday. I ... Read more
First big Milestone
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      5 comments

When I started this journey 12 weeks ago I set small goals and big goals. Today I reached my first BIG goal. My plan was to be 20 lbs lighter by july the 7th. Well I accomplished this goal 3 weeks early!!! I'm so excited!!!! As a reward I'm... Read more
Long time no blog
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      4 comments

Ok so it's been awhile. Things are going good! Since my last blog I have gone to Gulf Shores and Myrtle Beach. I'm proud to say that I did NOT gain weight while I was on vacation. I never thought I would say that! In fact in the two weeks I... Read more
Advantages of having a big yard
Thursday, May 09, 2013      3 comments

I have always dreaded yard work, especially mowing. I have decided this year to take care of the mowing to help out my husband so he doesn't have to worry about it when he gets home from work. I figured it would be a great time to get some car... Read more
Getting closer
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      4 comments

So today was my weigh in and I feel pretty good about it. As I mentioned in an earlier blog, I missed last weeks weigh in because I had to go out of town unexpectedly. I was very unsure of my calorie intake because most of the meals consisted ... Read more
Wanting to meet a goal
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

I weigh on Wednesdays and It has been two weeks since I last weighed. I had to go out of town unexpectedly last week and missed my weigh in. While out of town I had trouble tracking my calories and did next to no cardio so I am really unsure a... Read more
Tiny setback
Monday, May 06, 2013      4 comments

Last Tuesday we received news that my husbands grandfather wasn't doing well. They live several hours away and so we made the unexpected trip. While on our way, we got the news that he had passed away. We were there for five days and constan... Read more
Saying goodbye to the frustration
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      2 comments

It has been five weeks since I have started back on spark people, and I have been optimistic since day one. Today is my weigh day and I lost .4. I'm happy with a loss but I was expecting so much more. Usually when I have a bad day on the scal... Read more

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