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Twist on Tree
Friday, November 23, 2018      13 comments

Usually my tree looks like this as I live alone and travel for the holidays: But this year I decided to get creative and this is the results: ... Read more
Friday, November 02, 2018      5 comments

I really need to get back on track. I lost 50+ pounds in the first 6 months and have now stayed at that weight for 6 months. Finishing the last 20 pounds is not happening. Need to step back and make some changes.... Read more
Last Day Blog Challenge
Friday, June 01, 2018      3 comments

I am really a person of few words. This week our challenge was to write a blog entry every day. While I managed to post one every day I know that most were short. Have a great weekend all! Invitation This is your invitation! Are you l... Read more
Another Long Day
Thursday, May 31, 2018      5 comments

So day two of summer reading and I am already exhausted. Only 65 more days-lol. Well at least I can now say I have held a crocodile. Invitation This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun a... Read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      6 comments

Very tiring day! Sitting for the first time and really have nothing to say tonight. Have a great day! emoticon... Read more
And So It Begins
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      4 comments

As all students and teachers are preparing to end the school year the busiest time of the year begins for me. We kick off summer reading tomorrow. So bring on 9 weeks of fun filled chaos of 120+ 0-12 year olds and many many activities. This year... Read more
You're Not Alone
Monday, May 28, 2018      9 comments

Almost 2 1/2 years ago I made some big decisions that have changed my life. I had gone back to school and completed my bachelor's degree and my master's degree as well. I had lived more or less my whole life in the same town and worked 20+ years... Read more
Sunday, Prep Day
Sunday, May 27, 2018      8 comments

Hope everyone is having a great weekend. Sundays are food prep days for me. I try to portion out my weekly menu, chop, prep, and cook for the week ahead. Enjoy the rest of this long weekend, and the week ahead.... Read more
Summer Challenges
Saturday, May 26, 2018      4 comments

While I have been a member of SparksPeople for a number of years it has only been the last 10 months that I have been truly active on this site. I have lost a total of 54 pounds since July of 2017 but have hovered in the 160s now for three month... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018      12 comments

Plateaus are expected along this journey but when they last weeks at a time they become frustrating. I am not ready to give up but I really need to change some things. Time for some reevaluation and new goals. Just 18 pounds to go to hit my main... Read more
My Whys for 5% Challenge
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      3 comments

Why did I join this challenge? For those who are experienced travelers, why do I return? This is my third challenge. I joined for accountability and I continue for the same reason. I also live alone and am on my own on this weight loss journey s... Read more
Sad State
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      7 comments

You see it on the news over and over, people placed in danger in places that should be safe. Schools, libraries, etc.. With that said it understandable that the employees in those institutes stage practice runs on what to do if you are put in a ... Read more
Time for some evaluation
Monday, February 12, 2018      6 comments

I began again on SparkPeople in July of 2017, I have now lost 45+ pounds and have really adapted to a new lifestyle. It's funny how things become a habit when you stick with them. In the beginning drinking 64 oz of water was a chore now I hit t... Read more
Happy New Year
Monday, January 01, 2018      3 comments

Made it through 2017 down 42 pounds, but I have been at a stand still for pretty much the last 4 weeks. Hoping to work through this plateau and start moving forward again. Hoping all of you have a great new year! ... Read more
Support While Having Fun
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      0 comments

It is amazing what a little healthy competition can do for your weight loss journey. If you are looking for an interactive way to find support consider joining the 5% Challenge group. 2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation This is your in... Read more

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