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Sunday, January 15, 2017      82 comments

Last week I wrote about NSV's and this week I kept up the same routine, but switched things up here and there - like exercise: I added reps and threw some other body-weight exercises into the mix...I'm actually on a streak of 14 days as of yeste... Read more
NSV and the "New Year, New You" mindset
Saturday, January 07, 2017      21 comments

I might not have lost a pound this week (or maybe I have bc I didn't weigh myself since before the holidays started)...but I will tell you this, I feel better and have a better attitude about life than I had in a long time. It just so happens t... Read more
Out with the old and in with the new
Monday, January 02, 2017      10 comments

With every new year comes the good intentions, the hope for being better than the previous year....yadda yadda yadda....and then 2 weeks later, the big flop because our good intentions went right out the window with one or two derailing simple a... Read more
Remember where you've been
Friday, December 23, 2016      10 comments

Now that I'm back in the swing of things again....Sparking, tracking, being more active and feeling more in control that I have in a long time...thi... Read more
A week gone by...
Sunday, December 18, 2016      10 comments

I promised myself I'd blog a bit more, so here is a quick recap of the week of tracking... Only 1 day off track and it only went up to 2100 calories..considering that was a party day, it's not too bad. I didn't exercise exercise, but I... Read more
Where'd you go?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      12 comments

I asked that question to myself the other day, because in the last few months, I have felt a little bit like a lost child.....wandering aimlessly in the direction, no breadcrumb trail in sight (although, I might have wound up emotiona... Read more
Spark Premium review
Sunday, September 11, 2016      10 comments

emoticon as everyone knows....and have been on here for eons at this point ... Read more
And so it begins....
Saturday, September 10, 2016      9 comments

emoticon And so another school year has begun, and this time, it looks like the sports/chauffeur schedule is at an... Read more
Will this matter in 5 years?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      14 comments

It's a phrase that got stuck in my head on Monday bc I find myself worrying about work more than anything, and my co-worker said something like that last week and it sorta stuck with me. So now, when I start worrying about something, I ask ... Read more
What summer vacation?
Saturday, July 30, 2016      12 comments

My coworker and I have a joke going on...we are both in our 40s and work with 20-somethings who constantly ask for permission to go on vacation. Yesterday, my coworker calls to me from across the room after a meeting ended "So-and-so over h... Read more
The wide awake blog - the week's recap
Friday, July 08, 2016      11 comments

emoticon 3:30 am.....up since idea why So here I am on Spark and reading popular Sparkpeople blogs.... Read more
Deck building
Sunday, July 03, 2016      10 comments

So being that I'm alone for half of this weekend, I'm faced with the whole question of "What are you going to do with all that down time?" and the statements of "That must be great! I'd sleep in, and be at the beach, and hang out!" Yeah, ... Read more
Changed the morning today...
Friday, July 01, 2016      10 comments

I was awake at 3:30am to say goodbye to the hubby and eldest as they began their journey to pick up the 2 younger guys in NC....I was up. 4:30am greeted me with a cup of coffee and I went outside to fix the lawn furniture....and the cool mo... Read more
Morning routine
Thursday, June 30, 2016      6 comments

Coffee.... Spark..... Coffee.... Don't engage until the coffee is in and I'm speaking to you first is a rule I like to tell people. It's a simple 6:30 I hit the shower and get ready and by 7:30 I am eating breakf... Read more
Enjoy the silence
Saturday, June 25, 2016      12 comments

2 of the boys are in NC, the other one is sleeping, the house is pretty quiet and it's the first day in a looooooong month that we have nowhere pressing to this is what stress-free feels like. Going to enjoy it for a few minutes. ... Read more

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