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Back from vacation/ Dr visit
Thursday, May 15, 2014      2 comments

Dh and I celebrated our 20th anniversary this past Sunday!!! We went to S Padre Island for a few days. Just he and I by ourselves without kids. It was SO NICE being alone with him, but at the same time I was SAD that our boys are almost grown u... Read more
Today Will Be A Challenge
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

I really appreciate the encouragement I get here on SparkPeople. I am feeling a little bit better since my last Pity Party blog. So yesterday, at the gym, I got 3 compliments on my hair! LOL! The first was from someone I honestly had never seen ... Read more
Welcome to my Pity Party....
Monday, April 28, 2014      7 comments

So it has been almost 4 yrs that I have roughly maintained my weightloss (+/-20 lbs). I have had my ups and downs.... and right now my weight is WAY up and my mood is WAY down. I HATE being at this point (I have been here several times over the ... Read more
Why I am not losing weight... Being Honest
Friday, April 11, 2014      9 comments

I have a cookie addiction. And I need to break it. I eat a Paleo diet (for the most part) because it makes me feel my best. I have no stomach issues and I feel like it gives me the fuel I need to participate in CrossFit. My "problem" i... Read more
Lessons Learned from CrossFit Open 2014
Saturday, March 29, 2014      11 comments

Yesterday I completed my final workout for the 2014 CrossFit Open. It was 21 thrusters (65#s) and 21 burpees.... then a descending ladder by 3's. So 18 thrusters, 18 burpees, 15, 12, etc.... I finished in 21:09. I am really proud of my time... Read more
CrossFit Open 14.4 is in the books!
Saturday, March 22, 2014      6 comments

This weeks workout was 60 calories of rowing, 50 toes to bar, 40 wall ball shots, 30 powercleans@95#s, 20 muscle ups (ha!).... all in 14 minutes! The 60 calories of rowing took just over 4 minutes. And I am SO PROUD of the fact that ... Read more
CrossFit Open Workout 14.3 (pic!)
Saturday, March 15, 2014      8 comments

10 Deadlifts@95#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts@ 135#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts @155#s 15 box jumps 15 Deadlifts@185#s It went on.... but that's as far as I got. Instead of doing the box jumps I did step ups which were allowed... Read more
Body Composition Analysis
Saturday, March 08, 2014      4 comments

I was wondering if anybody has ever had one of these done? Our gym is offering them for $30 which supposedly they go for $350??? I'm really on the fence... It's "only" $30 (which is A LOT for me) and I wonder what it would change??? Would I... Read more
Crossfit Open Workout 14.2
Friday, March 07, 2014      6 comments

So my heart sank big time when I heard the workout. 10 Overhead Squats @65 lbs. My 1 rep MAX from 4 months ago was 62 lbs and I barely got that after several missed attempts... then 10 chest to bar pull-ups.... Yeah right..... Read more
Bye Bye Fear! CrossFit Open 2014!!!!
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      9 comments

I cannot BELIEVE I SIGNED UP FOR THIS! I wasn't going to... most ladies at my box aren't doing it. They don't want to. They can't do all of the CrossFit skills.... They are not competitive. They don't care... They don't have time. And I thought,... Read more
Dealing with grief....
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      6 comments

Hey there, SparkFriends! Just thought I would post an update. We have delayed reporting this morning due to icy roads so I have a few minutes. I am so totally ate up with CrossFit still.... It's all I want to do. It's all I think about, lol... Read more
Gearing up for 2014!
Monday, December 30, 2013      5 comments

Hello, my Spark Friends! How I have missed you guys! I am really learning about what it takes to be in a maintenance range and it can be quite a challenge. I have been staying right around the 135-140 range. With the holidays it has been cl... Read more
Rude Comments are Making Me Laugh!
Sunday, November 03, 2013      9 comments

I have had another great breakthrough in my weightloss journey. I am so confident in myself, my weight, my size, my looks, I no longer let the rude comments of others get to me. I recently got into a conversation with someone about what s... Read more
See my pumpkins?
Monday, October 28, 2013      6 comments

I just had way too much fun with pumpkin carving this year. Actually, it has never been something I enjoyed, just one of those things I did because you are "supposed" to do, lol... They turned out way cuter and way better than I had imagined the... Read more
I am beginning to understand "maintenance"
Sunday, October 20, 2013      7 comments

I guess the light bulb finally clicked in my head. My wonderful husband bought a HUGE ginormous bag of Halloween candy on October 1st, expecting it to be there UNOPENED on October 31st. HA! The "good stuff" too! Snickers and Twix! (don't ca... Read more

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