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Who Knew
Monday, May 22, 2017      5 comments

Last year at this time I was committed to exercise 3x a week and a smarter eating plan. I looked and felt better than I had in many years. I got dow... Read more
Florida... Fun and food
Sunday, April 03, 2016      2 comments

Well, my 3 a week exercise streak was busted by a case of the flu, followed closely by a Spring Break trip with my high school senior (for about 8 more w... Read more
One of "Those" People
Thursday, March 10, 2016      5 comments

Did you ever go to the gym and see someone, usually on a recumbent bike; with a book or a puzzle or even "work." pedaling away with varying degrees of purpose as they focused on the paper at hand? I must admit, that until yesterday I looked dow... Read more
Progress/promises kept
Saturday, February 20, 2016      5 comments

Keeping my three a week promise to myself. This past week was Sunday after church at my gym, Monday at the hotel gym w/ Claire (we were in Indianapolis on a college visit), Wednesday after church (the tough one) and Today...1:45 of walking out... Read more
Here we are, now.
Saturday, February 13, 2016      3 comments

My precious people circa 2016. Abby took us to a Red Wings hockey game as our Christmas gift!... Read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016      7 comments

In this latest incarnation of my journey to a fitter me, I have promised myself to exercise in some. Way a minimum of 3 days a week. Tonight kicked my butt. I am proud to say, however, that though today included a unprepared 15 year old at... Read more
Florida on my Mind
Saturday, January 23, 2016      7 comments

Saturday is shaping up to be my big Spark day. Last Saturday I was in Florida experiencing an absolutely PERFECT day. Sunny, 82 degrees, gorgeous blue s... Read more
Even more beautiful
Thursday, January 14, 2016      11 comments

Meet my little friend. He was very impressed with me today. I wore a dress in to school. This is an event in fall and spring, it is a minor miracle in the winter. He loved,my dress, he loved my boots, he loved my jewelry, he loved me. Funny bec... Read more
The Longest Week
Saturday, January 09, 2016      4 comments

What a week... I started, as all good life changers do, to track my food and exercise on Monday, the first Monday of January. I'm nothing if not original. I go to work, which for me is teaching kindergarten in an urban public school, and t... Read more
Sunday, January 03, 2016      6 comments

Like Adele, I'm saying "hello" from the other side... other side of what I am not sure. Here I am years later, much has changed, much has remained the same. I am still a wife (now heading in toward year 22) a mom, now my kids almost 20, 17.5 a... Read more
For the Fans of Ashton from Last year.....
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      6 comments

You may remember "Ashton", my little challenge from last year's kindergarten class. I just copied the blog I wrote about her, coincidentally (or maybe not) exactly a year ago and pasted it at the bottom of this blog. (can't figure out how to mak... Read more
Was that 12 days ago that I had a plan?
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      7 comments

hey all I am back in the saddle. Got kicked in the behind by a weird virus. Very tired, felt feverish, but there was not. Some sniffles, lots of aches then cough. I am sure it was a combination of stuff the girls had, stuff the kindergartene... Read more
Oh where, Oh where has my little blog gone?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      8 comments

I wrote a blog last week about my current exercise plan. In it I mentioned Logging exercise. Logging food And.... Taking a suppliment I had researched and want to try. It was up and received two comments in a matter of moments. The... Read more
Friday, September 14, 2012      9 comments

That my friends is the word of this day. I am breathing easier, smiling more, more patient have a better sense of humor. Everything is just"more". Very odd how you can roll along think you are "fine". And on many levels I was "fine"Just not "goo... Read more
Thursday, September 13, 2012      9 comments

That my friends is the word of the day. I have no more for you now... but to thank you for the thoughts and prayers.... Be back tomorrow. Must celebrate. ... Read more

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