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If you're looking for a positive, uplifting post...
Friday, September 12, 2008      2 comments

...this is perhaps the day to read something else. Let me preface my ranting with a disclaimer. I know I am being petty, self centered, and my gripes are nothing compared to most of the world. I am not getting swept up by a hurricane. ... Read more
Oh yeah...one year sparking!
Wednesday, September 10, 2008      1 comments

Hehe, the kids sidewalk chalk was the best party toy we've ever purchased. I think the adults like it better than the kids. :) I totally forgot - my one year sparkiversary came and went this weekend and I forgot about it! Woohoo! I'm pas... Read more
Y hallo thar, blog!
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      3 comments

I guess it has been a while since I blogged, comparitively, thanks for Sparkgoodie and the call to action, Sunnie :). I haven't yet posted my next month's workout plan here, so here it is: Day 1: 20 mins on Cybil, 20 mins arms/squats, 20 ... Read more
Random Stuff this Week
Thursday, September 04, 2008      2 comments

OMG, we are LAUNCHED as of Tuesday. Unless something sets the game on fire, we're back to normal hours indefinitely (except maybe a few long days near the big pushes every few months). I still have that feeling in the back of my head that we c... Read more
Back on the grid
Tuesday, September 02, 2008      2 comments

This weekend was WONDERFUL. Usually the beginning of the week has me feeling a bit of dread - ugh, another 5 workouts and another 5 days of work. This week, I feel a sense of peace, relaxation, and excitement. Things that did not happen... Read more
On a break...
Friday, August 29, 2008      2 comments

Taking a break and trying to make the most of my long weekend. I'm not tracking food, I'm taking the next 4 days off exercise...and I'm going to try not to internet dork as much as possible. I am going to eat mindfully and healthfully for the ... Read more
Short update
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      2 comments

Just want to make sure everyone knows I'm alive. :) How things are: -Up in weight still but moving down. Got about 2 lbs to go until I become Quix again, sans bloaty-weight. -Actually got all my workoutses in last week, plus an extra... Read more
Couple things
Thursday, August 21, 2008      1 comments

1. I changed my tracker to reflect my end of the year goal. Only 18.6 lbs left - woofreakinghoo! I have the rest of August and 4 more months to do it, no problemo! 2. I've been super sore this week after working out. I try to stretch a... Read more
Closing in and reflecting...
Tuesday, August 19, 2008      0 comments

Got through everything yesterday, work, grocery shopping, and just did a chill day of DDR (I guess if burning 720 is a chill day), put away mountains of laundry, and then...ahhhh. Watched some tube and fell asleep way early. It was raining and... Read more
Zombie, zombie...but only for today
Monday, August 18, 2008      2 comments

The long and the short of it: Had a great weekend (well, what I didn't spend at work). Saturday did absolutely nothing but chill on the couch and watch olympics and west wing, besides one quick steak dinner break with friends. Sunday, we ... Read more
It's all in my head
Saturday, August 16, 2008      1 comments

Status update: just working 4 hours today, nada tomorrow though I am technically on call, so at least I get a day and a half of not-work time, and I'll stress about next week next week. I'm hanging out between 169-170 this week, hopefully I wil... Read more
Oy vey....(long and rambley)
Friday, August 15, 2008      2 comments

I've been writing bits and pieces here and there, so I'm just going to dump what I had previously at the end of this post. Right now, I'm just sitting here krispy krunchy fried - not only has OT been dragging on this week as in not as planned (... Read more
Once upon a time...
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      4 comments

There was a girl named Quix about a year and eight months ago who watched the movie Click and realized that most of her life was on fast forward and she needed to stop it. Then, after realizing how hard it was to be fat and trek around San Fran... Read more
Odds and ends
Monday, August 11, 2008      1 comments

What a weekend. It just felt crazy, though I did get some good relax time in. Friday at lunch, the fiance found out that he would be most likely losing his job due to layoffs (the previous round, he survived but they cut his team by 75% th... Read more
Quick One
Friday, August 08, 2008      1 comments

Good: Finally broke 9:30, running my mile yesterday at 9:28. Next stop, 9:20 (but it might be a few weeks, that was HARD). Bad: Weight fluctuating between 172-174 instead of going down. I blame eating the other half of my dinner too late ... Read more

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