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Happy Spring and things to come!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      1 comments

I can not tell you how glad I am that the weather is getting nicer! It only adds to my excitement for the next few months. First, I received word that I will be employed next year in my school district as an 8th Grade Language Arts teacher. M... Read more
Downward Slide
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

Ugh, I need to get my eating under control. I have started taking an exercise class, which is great, but I have gained four pounds since it started! And it's all because I have been eating really terribly. I need to remember food is not what ... Read more
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

So I am taking an exercise class through my school district right now, and I am really enjoying it. It is a cardio/circuit training class and it meets Monday through Thursday for three weeks. I have always enjoyed exercise, but taking a class ... Read more
Snow Day!
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday, we had a snow day, which was really nice, but also really dangerous. Of course, the more unstructured free time I have, the more I tend to eat. And it didn't help that I felt really hungry all day long! I over ate, but after tracki... Read more
Busy, busy
Monday, January 10, 2011      0 comments

...as are all weekends! This one was fun, though, because I got to see my family for our Christmas party, and I got to meet my 3 month old niece! She's a cutie. I did okay for eating, and even got some exercise in--I bought Just Dance 2 for W... Read more
Two more reasons why Sparkpeople rocks...
Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

Reason number one: The workout videos! Despite being a member since May, I only tried just yesterday, and discovered that they are just what I need right now! Quick, yet effective. I feel like I am moving and doing something. I know I shoul... Read more
Workout Motivation
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

Well, so far so good on my calorie tracking, but I have not had any motivation to do any exercise. I need to just suck it up and do it, but I have a million excuses why. I am working up to it, but words of encouragement always help!... Read more
....And I am back!
Monday, January 03, 2011      0 comments

Well, clearly it has been too long since I have posted. I have still been around SparkPeople, but not as actively as I should have been. Thus, my goal for the New Year: Actively Spark, everyday! I need a good reminder that life can still be ... Read more
Friday, June 18, 2010      0 comments

Well, this week was the week my poor weekend eating habits came back to bite me. I could come up with a million excuses, but really I have no one/nothing to blame but myself. When you eat wedding cake and drink beer three days in a row, you ar... Read more
A loss is a loss!
Friday, June 04, 2010      2 comments

Last weekend was Memorial Day weekend, and my husband and I spent the weekend with friends...and my calorie count for Sunday was OUT OF CONTROL! The good news? I still lost! I am extremely happy, and feel motivated again. Sometimes when I st... Read more
Last day with kiddos!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      1 comments

It was a really fun day at the local pool, which is brand new and excellent! The students had a great time, and I think the teachers did too! I have had a really bad couple of days for food, but I am working in rectifying that--today was bette... Read more
Fun Day!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      1 comments

Today was our school's end of the year Fun Day, and it lived up to the name! The kids got to rotate to the different stations while specials teachers manned them. One of the Title 1 teachers and I got to run Musical Spots--a variation of music... Read more
Slippery Slope
Monday, May 24, 2010      1 comments

I know I am not alone in saying this, but food is such a battle for me. I love food, I like trying new things, I like the comfort that comes along with it and the social aspect. Food is such a slippery slope for me, though. If I cheat one day... Read more
Thursday, May 20, 2010      0 comments

The weather is icky again, and my energy is way down. Also, it's the last two weeks of school, so there is a lot of non-routine stuff going on, contributing to my lack of energy. To end on a positive note: tonight was the Music Awards Dinner... Read more
Eight more days!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      1 comments

Until school is out for the summer! I am so excited for this summer. We have quite a few big plans--my dad's wedding in Minnesota, a trip to Seattle to visit a good friend, working on our house, etc., etc. I love summer and all the fun that c... Read more

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