Refreshing weekend and advice needed
Monday, August 01, 2011      2 comments

Well. I'm back and sparking after a weekend with Mike's family. Went to McCloud, CA for the 46th annual Papa Anderson Memorial Softball Tournament (Papa being Mike's Uncle Kenny). Men's softball has some odd rules, but once I got them learned... Read more
You get what you focus on
Thursday, July 28, 2011      4 comments

The more I stress about being 180 again the closer it creeps. Then last night in our parenting class, we heard, "you get what you focus on." too many of us focus on the negative. I don't want to be 200 again and where do we end 200 ag... Read more
Reality hits....
Monday, July 25, 2011      1 comments

Stepped on the scale this morning and just about died. 179 pounds! Eeek! Ok, so it settled down to 173 after my shower and morning jog. Still not happy about the sudden gain. Looked on line, the anti smoking meds come with the same warning ... Read more
The Day Before Reflection
Saturday, July 23, 2011      2 comments

Well, for the last few years, I've been spending the evening before my birthday reflecting on the changes that have happened in my life over the last year. Something Mike commented on this evening socked that home for me. He was remarking on t... Read more
Friday, July 22, 2011      2 comments

So the last few days have been insane! My last blog kicked me into this sudden need to do everything all at once. Which we all know doesn't work so well. So I've decided to start my listing again and get it done as I can. Back yard has b... Read more
Note to self...Body Speaking. Blunt pep talk
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      7 comments

Ok, so you stepped on the scale today and we're 4 pounds heavier than when you stopped working a month ago. You're now pissed at me because I'm not magically dropping weight like you want me to. Hello!!! I think you need a quick flash back do... Read more
Cleaning kills how many calories?!?!?!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      3 comments

Just for giggles, I got this morning and put on my body bugg ( you know the one they wear on Biggest Loser). I knew I was going to be doing a lot of house and yard work, so I figured I'd see how many calories I killed in one day...well...lets j... Read more
Spark it!
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

Ok, so my quest this week is to find someone to walk with. I am finding myself slipping into my usual post graduation mild depression. I miss the activity level that my students provide for me and at this point, I don't have a job for next sea... Read more
sore but happy muscles
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      3 comments

Well, today I opted to skip the power yoga. Yesterday hurt and I was still feeling it today. Soooo puppy Lacey and I went on a one mile walk today, then moose and I went on a mile and a half bike ride, then I rode my bike to church for VBS and... Read more
Power Yoga WOW!
Monday, June 20, 2011      1 comments

I only have just a few quick seconds to do this before I have to fly across town to do the music segment for our Vacation Bible School at church. Got up this morning and weighed in. 170 pounds. Not happy with it, but I've been holding steady ... Read more
Christmas Reflections
Monday, December 20, 2010      3 comments

Well, I've been terrible about getting on here and blogging! Work is crazy, but I've managed to find some semblance of a balance. I get up each day at 415, do my 30 minutes of wii-ing grab a coffee and some oatmeal and then hit the road for an... Read more
6 pounds! OUCH!
Sunday, October 24, 2010      6 comments

Ok, so I've been back to work for a month now, and the last week has been particularly difficult with emotions running high, energy running low and me not planning my daily food correctly. I weighed in today for week 1 on my challenge team ... Read more
Rough Day...
Monday, October 11, 2010      6 comments

Hello my faithful sparkfriends. I suffered a bit of a blow today. I recieved an email from my mom letting me know that my aunt in England, Ann, who has been battling cancer for the last 10 years or so, is losing the battle. I'm praying ... Read more
Need to know you can???
Sunday, September 26, 2010      5 comments

I have been sparking for 10 months now. I am super excited to be sharing this journey with my parents (Daddy: FAUXRIDER and Momma: RBRNB1978). This site has TRULY changed our lives. I spent the better part of my life overweight or obese wi... Read more
Happy Memories and a big ol' woo hoo!
Sunday, September 26, 2010      2 comments

Mike and Rachel Hiking Mt. Moe (my weight 210ish) Mike and Rachel Playing on a Snow Cat Memorial Day weekend. (my weight 200) ... Read more

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