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Getting Close to a New Beginning
Friday, March 24, 2017      5 comments

Last night was the first night of my very last class that I need to complete before graduation. I was happy to be there, but also amused by something that happened. You see, I am on a path toward graduation that is out of the ordinary. My gra... Read more
Loving My Life
Friday, February 17, 2017      8 comments

Today's Blog is definitely going to be on a very personal note for me. You see, I am on the homestretch of realizing a lifelong dream... I am on track to graduate with my Master's degree in May of this year and I will finally be eligible to be... Read more
New Chapter of My Life
Friday, January 13, 2017      6 comments

Hello Spark Community. I am probably not going to be seen in the Community very much for the next 16 weeks or so. I am on the home stretch of completing my graduate studies and my schedule is pretty intense right now. In 16 weeks (if all ... Read more
It's About the Intensity
Sunday, November 13, 2016      7 comments

The new gym that I am trying out is different because of the fitness programs that are tailored to fit you. My first day at the gym I completed a fitness assessment. Since then, the workouts have been designed to get me exercising with intensi... Read more
Fitness Fit
Saturday, November 12, 2016      7 comments

I may have found a fitness program that will work for me.... One week down of a two week trial period and I am liking it..... ... Read more
My Catch All Space
Friday, November 11, 2016      5 comments

Does anyone else have a "catch all space" in their home? It's the space where you walk in the door and things get set down just because you have walked in the door. I have a continual battle to not allow it to become a cluttered mess. It take... Read more
Perseverance and Progress
Friday, October 21, 2016      9 comments

I went away last week to go see my Mom and celebrate her birthday with her. When I came home, I stepped on the scale and realized that I had gained a few pounds while celebrating with her. Well, I am happy to report that just four days after a... Read more
Uphill Battle
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      4 comments

I had the pleasure of attending a leadership conference last week. One of the speakers presented an idea that has been ruminating in my mind. The idea is that we all want and hope for the results that are at the top, or uphill, but often times... Read more
The Journey Continues......
Saturday, August 06, 2016      4 comments

I have been struggling with my food choices lately.... emotional eating perhaps. My mom came to visit me unexpectedly a couple of weeks ago. I used her visit as an excuse to eat without reservation and I have not gotten back on track since sh... Read more
I had a weight gain this week
Sunday, July 24, 2016      9 comments

I knew that it was bound to happen eventually and I can't say that I am surprised that this was the week that it happened. Parties all last weekend and then my mom came to visit me at the end of the week before my weigh in. I am not discourage... Read more
I realized something today.
Friday, July 15, 2016      8 comments

I am actually ahead of my goal of losing a pound per week because my first weigh in with WW was on day one. I thought that I had finished four weeks last week, but that wasn't true. It was actually my fourth weigh in including my original weig... Read more
Four Weeks and 4.8 Pounds Gone
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      7 comments

It has been four weeks since I joined Weight Watchers and I have lost 4.8 pounds. I said from day one that one pound per week still equals 52 pounds in a year. I am happy with the progress that I have made so far. ... Read more
Nothing Wrong with Accountability
Friday, July 01, 2016      7 comments

A couple of weeks ago I decided to join Weight Watchers. I felt like I needed the accountability. It was too easy for me to pretend to myself that I wasn't steadily gaining weight week by week and day by day, but I could see it in pictures and... Read more
Today is Monday
Monday, June 20, 2016      5 comments

What have I done well in the past four days? 1. I am definitely eating more fruits and vegetables. 2. I have made time to connect with friends and be more active. What have I learned? 1. I don't have a clue what it looks l... Read more
Being Confronted with Some Facts
Saturday, June 18, 2016      10 comments

The past 24 hours has been a wake up call for me. I decided to join Weight Watchers yesterday because I felt like I was in need of some face to face accountability. I love my Spark Community, but I have a tendency to hide some things from you ... Read more

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