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So Many Doctors
Tuesday, May 04, 2021      14 comments

I was just starting to feel better and then this week hit me. I'm staying positive and optimistic! But it's been a lot. This past Wednesday night, my father in law had a stroke. Both my in laws live with us, but we have completely separate ... Read more
Feeling Better
Monday, April 19, 2021      12 comments

Hey, friends, I definitely want to start this blog by saying THANK YOU for the unbelievable support you all showed me over the past few weeks while our dog was sick and right after we lost him. I was really struggling and the comments and g... Read more
The Loss Of Fritz
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      45 comments

Today we made the extremely difficult decision to say goodbye to our dog Fritz. He was 12 years old and not doing well, but it didn't make it any easier. He was a gentle giant and one of the most well behaved dogs I've ever met. ... Read more
Mental Health Struggles
Monday, April 05, 2021      12 comments

I'm having a rough few days. I'm going to get real with you guys in this blog post. I've been on antidepressants and anxiety medication most of my life. I've always been pretty okay with that. In the past few months, I worked with my doctor to w... Read more
Spring Break
Friday, April 02, 2021      8 comments

It's the first day of spring break in our household and we were READY for it. My spring break to do list is lengthy because the number of times over the past few weeks that I said, "I'll take care of that during spring break." I'm having that in... Read more
Life Updates
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      9 comments

It's been quite a while since I posted a blog, so I figured I should update everyone with what's been going on with me before the Spring 5% Challenge begins! The past few months have been hectic to say the least. Here are the highlights: ... Read more
Our New Canine Addition
Monday, November 02, 2020      14 comments

As most of my fellow Under Dawgs know, I have many animals, but not a dog. I'm the proud parent of five cats and two goats. We've been waiting for the right time to get a dog. Obviously, the animals we have take a lot of energy. Well, I guess th... Read more
My NSV and My Fall Workout Playlist!
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      9 comments

This past weekend I achieved a goal that I wasn't sure would ever happen! Back when quarantine started in March, I decided to give trail running a shot. I've started the C25K training program multiple times and never followed through. This time ... Read more
September Summary
Sunday, October 04, 2020      10 comments

Hello, friends! I haven't been as active on SparkPeople for the past month, but I'm back and pumped for the Fall 5% Challenge! I knew I would have to ease up on weight loss last month because of going back to school and adjusting to going b... Read more
Back to School Blues
Thursday, September 03, 2020      11 comments

I've been struggling with motivation to do things lately. Fortunately, I've gotten my eating under control, but I haven't been feeling like exercising or cleaning or anything. I just want to nap. I'm pretty sure it's because I'm stressed out abo... Read more
My Favorite Recipes
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      10 comments

I've started cooking a lot more in the past few months due to the pandemic and it's definitely had a positive impact on my health! I'm always interested in trying new recipes and would love to hear some of your favorites! Obviously, it's only fa... Read more
My Life in Pictures
Monday, August 31, 2020      10 comments

I took some time this morning to look back over my life and think about how I've gotten to this point. I've struggled with weight my entire life and I'm tired of it. I need to keep the weight off for good this time. I wasn't an overweight c... Read more
Three Recent Accomplishments
Monday, August 17, 2020      9 comments

I think I'm in a plateau right now; I haven't lost weight in three weeks. But I'm going to start today right! I'm trying to focus on the positive, so here's some recent non--scale accomplishments: 1. I got my exercise streak going again and... Read more
Self-care goals!
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      11 comments

Okay, so this illness has got me down. My energy is low. So I'm going to set some new goals that will hopefully lift my spirits: self-care and wellness goals! Some things that I would like to start doing daily and tracking are: - Stretchi... Read more
Adjusting Expectations
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      11 comments

My first two months of weight loss were amazing! I got into a groove with exercising and was feeling good with a slow but steady decrease on the scale. Then I got Lyme disease. I'm still dropping weight, but I haven't been feeling well and ... Read more

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