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Sparkfriends are the best!!!
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      4 comments

Things here are still not going great, but I can and will survive. I am SO thankful to each and every one of you who has stepped up to hold my face above water when I feel like I'm drowning. Some of you spoke with me vial sparkmail and ga... Read more
Venting
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

I'm in a dark head space, so if you dare read on. If not, I totally understand. I just can't think of where else to turn right now. When you can't cry any more, when you can't feel any more, when the cardio burn just doesn't do it for you... Read more
take it one spark at a time
Friday, September 23, 2011      5 comments

My Dear Spark Family I can safely say this has been one of the most emotionally trying weeks of my life!!! Our daughter went missing last Thursday from school (she's been with a foster family since Easter) and we got a call at 745. It's b... Read more
167 plateau?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      5 comments

Ok I've been steadily relosing the weight that crept back on last winter. I am now back to within 2 pounds of my lowest weight and the scale hasn't moved since my last weigh in. I'm frustrated cause I'm staying in my calorie range. I'm ... Read more
Weekend Challenge
Saturday, September 17, 2011      3 comments

This weekend I asked one of the spark teams I lead to visit or revisit what sparkpeople walks you through the first week or really day of your online time here. The pledge and the goal collage. The challenge is to post pictures of each or stat... Read more
Obese pets...Sparkpets?
Saturday, September 17, 2011      9 comments

Ok, so I read an article yesterday about how pet obesity is getting to be as bad if not worse than obesity among humans in America. I have been jokingly threatening to make a page for Moose for weeks. Well....I woke up at 3 this morning and co... Read more
TOTAL binge
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      4 comments

Ok. I confess. I made a batch of cookies today for a neighbor and totally binged on the first rack out of the oven. I'm so sick to my stomach its not even funny. Ok I didn't eat half. I had 6 cookies at 60 calories a piece. that's 360 cal... Read more
A decade in retrospect...positive of 9-11
Sunday, September 11, 2011      3 comments

I issued a challenge to one of my spark teams this week. Write a blog focusing on the positive things you see this week. Given the somber TV shows today remembering the nightmare that has plagued me for the last decade, the solemn candle that ... Read more
First week of September...and the discovery of the elusive chicken-weiler
Thursday, September 08, 2011      4 comments

It's said that dogs have the intellectual and emotional understanding of a 3 year old human. Last night Moose proved it. She fancies herself a big scary dog (who brings whatever she can find on the ground as a gift to anyone who will pet her).... Read more
80% increase chance of Stroke and Heart attack in the same week are you kidding me?!?!?
Friday, September 02, 2011      5 comments

Oh my dear sparkfriends I'm going nuts this week!!! Fair warning there may be some whining in here...I'm worse than the dog like that when I get scared...and medical information that may border on too much information enclosed. Proceed with ca... Read more
Has it been 2 years already!?!?!? 2 yr Spark-versary update
Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

As we all know, I'm an out of work teacher. This time of year is killing me not having a classroom to be preparing me. So I've spent the better part of the summer working on me. By my 31 birthday I had rebounded back up to 178 from 165. I wa... Read more
HHHHHHEEEEEELLLLPPPPP!!!! Need advice asap!!!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      16 comments

I have a job interview and NOTHING fits!!! Ok, so the pants I can make work if I wear high enough heels. Which looks better? The blue top or the green top? I can't decided and I have an interview in a few hours. ... Read more
Time to re visit my goals and rewards...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      2 comments

Goal: Marathon by age 35 Reward: Sea Food dinner and a tshirt Goal: Half marathon by age 33 Reward: T-shirt Goal: 10 10k RUNS by age 32 Reward: 10 tshrits Goal: 20 5k RUNS by age 32 Reward: 20 Tshirts Goal: W... Read more
Physical therapy to the rescue!!!
Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

Talked to the doctor after he allowed me to walk the dogs yesterday. I told him the puppy jumping all over me was causing more pain than the walk would. Sooooo...he begrudgingly allowed me to walk the puppy and take moose out for a bike ride (... Read more
Craving food like CRAZY today.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      1 comments

Today has been a challenge in sheer force of will. I have been bored off my butt for most of the day...back is killing me. Dr says no working out for at least a week even yoga is off limits. All I can do is walk as needed around the house. I... Read more

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