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7 days into Christmas

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      7 comments

So this week's challenge for A& I is to talk about how Christmas went and how did the goals I set go.... Well, Christmas was alright- I visited with some family I haven't seen in a long while. I didn't get to enjoy any holiday meal in the t... Read more

A year in review

Tuesday, December 24, 2013      8 comments

Ah, I made it a full year without giving up! This is spectacular! In years' past I have gone a couple months and dropped off or tried a month here or there throughout the year. Oh but not this year! I have been faithful to myself in making chang... Read more

A&I ultimate present

Tuesday, December 24, 2013      5 comments

The question was posed about what would be the ultimate present- if money was no object what would I get for the most important person in my life.... This is a tough one- I think I would get them time together with me- just doing all the fu... Read more

December 5, 2013

Thursday, December 05, 2013      5 comments

I realized that life has just gotten too much- or more so I am letting things overtake life. I am getting back into bad habits of staying late, letting people and things control my life with adding more stress! School has gotten crazy with... Read more

Aug 31- Reflection and Sharing

Saturday, August 31, 2013      5 comments

So as many have known from my blogs or chats on groups- this summer really has not been a summer- I have taken professional development courses, taught summer school, took more courses, did planning time with my team, went to school and worked f... Read more

Aug 23- Fitness Faves

Friday, August 23, 2013      7 comments

This week's A& I challenge blog is to write about my favorite and least favorite fitness activities. I have found that I love to walk, bike ride, and go to yoga. I love these because they give me a chance to reflect and relax from the stre... Read more

Aug 12- Why SP?

Monday, August 12, 2013      8 comments

This week A&I has challenged us to reflect on why we joined Sparkpeople. Growing up my family lived around food! If you didn't find someone in the kitchen or sharing food with someone in the house/ family events you were probably sick! My ... Read more

Aug 6- Aug. Goals

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

So I have waited 6 days into this month to set the goals I want to reach- it has been a rough first 6 days. So much to do with school getting ready to restart, prep classroom stuff, and just try to clean house before the new year starts! G... Read more

July 30- Bonus Blog for A & I

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      3 comments

Why did I join Aspire and Inspire? I joined because I needed a place to motivate me and to encourage me even through those hard times! I found it through someone commenting about it on a message board in one of my other rooms, and thought ... Read more

July 29- new growth

Monday, July 29, 2013      2 comments

Today started out amazing! I weighed in and have hit 21 lbs down!!!! Such a feat, and thanks to sparkpeople I have been on again of again over the years so I could go back historically and match it to another time and place. This current weight ... Read more

July 27- Summer Memories

Saturday, July 27, 2013      5 comments

This week's 1st blog challenge for Aspire and Inspire BSG challenge is to remember some fond summer memories. Some of the things that I remember the most is traveling in a big conversion van (no tv) with my family and camping across the co... Read more

July 26- moving forward

Friday, July 26, 2013      2 comments

So tonight hubby and I went for a bike ride. We haven't truly ridden since the Tour de Cure at the beginning of June, so I was nervous to see how I would handle hills and climbs. Amazingly I stayed in a higher gear throughout the ride and even p... Read more

July 25

Thursday, July 25, 2013      3 comments

So today I got in a super extended workout- zumba followed by an awesome treadmill workout! It made up for the panera cookie that I had for a snack! I also needed to weigh in and check my body fat %. I am down to 221!!!! With a body fat % ... Read more

July 23

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      3 comments

Temptations I have found this past week very tempting, dealing with the antique show, heat, hubby being away, and just wearing down. I am working through the temptations to just skip what I know is health for a snack that isn't so good, lay... Read more

July 18- Wavy

Thursday, July 18, 2013      3 comments

So today could be described as this! Wavy- sometimes up, sometimes down, and sometimes moving up or down. Today, I was told by at least 4 people that they thought I lost weight and was looking good- another told me that someone else mentio... Read more

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