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Starting week 2...
Monday, July 02, 2012      0 comments

Today is week 2 of the couch to 5K program. The weather in Central PA is to be in the upper 80s to low 90s. I'll be doing my walking/running later this evening when it has cooled down some. I had a set back this weekend. I didn't do Sa... Read more
Changes in my life...
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

A year and 2 months ago, I left my husband. Our marriage had been falling apart for a year and I had finally had enough. I found an apartment in my hometown, packed up all my belongings(which was more than half the house) and moved home. Arou... Read more
5K Rookie Running Program
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      0 comments

I started the 5K Rookie Running program yesterday with my brother's help. I knew that I would need someone to keep me motivated and moving so I called him. He was more than willing to help me. I met him at our parent's house and from there, w... Read more
Realizing that I can't do this on my own...
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      1 comments

Last week at my work, I joined a Healthy Lifestyles challenge. I knew that I had gained a good bit of weigh but when the scale read 217, I wanted to cry. For so long, I didn't care what I ate, if I didn't exercise. And it has now taken a toll... Read more
Stress and teaching teenagers...
Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

I found today to be a rather stressful day teaching teenagers. I'm not sure if the weather has anything to do with it. It is currently in the low 60s here in Central Pennsylvania and it is March. Crazy weather we are having. I am find... Read more
Making sense of my life
Thursday, March 04, 2010      3 comments

As I looked over my blogs today, I realized that I haven't been on my blog since the end of October. The Holiday season was crazy this year for me. I gained back weight that I had lost because I had given up. That changed on January 2. ... Read more
trying to get back on track...
Thursday, October 29, 2009      1 comments

I have been struggling with watching what I ate and exercising. I was doing great at the end of September. I had lost 11 lbs. I was on my way to my ultimate goal of loosing 20 lbs by December 1. Then I got sick. I lost my control that I had... Read more
Short-term goal met...
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      1 comments

I met my short-term goal this morning. I officially have lost 11 lbs! I'm so excited. I had set the goal to loose 10 lbs by October 1. I'm know working on meeting my second short-term goal of loosing 20 lbs by December 1. I have 9 lbs to g... Read more
Feeling great...
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      1 comments

The way that this week started for me...I thought oh great it is going to be a bad week. It is now Wednesday and it is turning out to be a great week. I'm not letting stress get to me. Things at work are going better. We have already r... Read more
Emotional eating...
Monday, September 14, 2009      1 comments

How appropriate is that I read an article on emotional eating in my stage 5 of diet strategies and that is how I am feeling today. I feel like I could eat everything is sight. I'm not going to but that is how I am feeling. I found out l... Read more
1st day of school...
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      1 comments

It is hard to believe that my 1st day of school at the new school is almost over. I have one class remaining. It has been an interesting day. Some of the students are already testing the waters. It could prove to be an interesting year. ... Read more
I'm back...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

I started my new job this past Friday. It is going great. We start our official school year on September 1. I am so glad that I choose to take this position. I have seen very positive things since training started last week. As for my... Read more
daily inspiration...
Monday, August 17, 2009      0 comments

I joined a website called daily inspiration a few weeks ago. I have used some of the quotes on the website in my classroom and in my own life. This is one of the quotes that I received today: Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes cou... Read more
mini vacation and start of the new job...
Sunday, August 16, 2009      1 comments

Well, I'm done with my old job. I was a little sad on Friday saying good bye to everyone that I had worked with for over a year. I had to say good bye to everyone before I left on the field trip to Washington DC since the teaching staff would ... Read more
exercising at work...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      2 comments

I finally found an easy way to exercise at work. I discovered yesterday as I am making copies that the hallway was perfect for walking laps. I walked for 21 minutes total while I was making my copies. It felt great! My boss happened t... Read more

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