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Spring Arrives with New Beginnings!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      1 comments

Ah, my dear Sparkfriends, spring is here, and the winter funk is dissolving more each day. I am back to tracking food -- and enjoying the challenge! -- and I plan to add in exercise in 15-minute intervals. My downfall has been an all-or-nothing ... Read more

It's Been A While...

Thursday, April 07, 2016      2 comments

...and that's okay. Because we're still here for each other. Because health and wellness is a journey. Because I'm back now. And I may come and go, but I'll always return.... Read more

What's My Spark?

Thursday, March 03, 2016      6 comments

I just read a great article about verbalizing your spark -- your motivation for a healthy life. I'm going to write as many as I can (good or bad). I want to eat well and exercise because... ...I'm a role model for my kids. I want them ... Read more

Suck it up, Buttercup.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      5 comments

Yeah, yeah, I'm a whiner. Seriously, I had Oreos and potato chips for dinner last night. Thank goodness I can find the humor in it today. So what's going well? * New semester started today, and my 8th-grade classes are off to a lovely sta... Read more

Plan for tomorrow

Tuesday, January 19, 2016      2 comments

Breakfast: steel cut oats, Apple Lunch out, hopefully Panera Dinner: turkey meatballs with pasta Big day at work! Several school districts coming for a visit. Stressful yet invigorating. Meeting after school. Dinner after that. ... Read more

Winter Break = No Excuses for Missing Workouts

Saturday, December 26, 2015      2 comments

I like the feeling, at 1:00 in the afternoon, of my body recovering from a workout. Ahhh... I just finished 3 miles on the treadmill and 15 minutes of toning exercises, made a smart lunch, tracked everything, and here I am blogging and making a... Read more

Plan for the Night 12/9

Wednesday, December 09, 2015      2 comments

(It really helps me stay accountable if I blog my plans. I would feel too guilty about not working out!) 4:30 Arrive home ** Slow cooker meal already being made for dinner! Best workout bet: Take the dog IMMEDIATELY for a walk/jog. ... Read more

Plan for the Night

Tuesday, December 08, 2015      1 comments

For absolutely no reason, I have not worked out in three days. Hence, my plans for the night. First, finish school at 3:00, supervise basketball games until 5:30, arrive home at 6:00, make a spaghetti dinner, eat dinner. Therefore, no work... Read more

A Strong Week

Monday, December 07, 2015      1 comments

Here's my week in review. Top Moments: Logging in to Spark every day Getting in 180 fitness minutes! Sparring on Friday night with my husband Eating pretty well at holiday parties on the weekend Trying a Barre class Holiday shop... Read more

A New Day - Day One

Tuesday, December 01, 2015      4 comments

All positive thoughts here! I can do this. Water. Track food. Breathe. Get some exercise. A line from The Art of Fielding (paraphrased): She used to have toned arms and swim miles a day. Oh, well. Oh, well, you can get it all back. ... Read more

Just Being Honest...

Monday, November 09, 2015      8 comments

Yeah... 1. I have avoided the scale. I have an idea that my weight still hovers around 150, but I'm terrified to find out if it's worse. 2. I have been making every excuse in the book not to exercise: Too tired, not enough time, TKD cl... Read more

Loving Lambeau

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      1 comments

Awesome time at Lambeau Field on Sunday; rough recovery from sleeplessness on Monday. Now it's Tuesday. Get back to fitness!... Read more

I'm Even Steven!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015      2 comments

On Friday, I did two hours of tae kwon do. On Saturday, I put in three straight hours of biking. On Sunday and Monday, I took a break. Two hard days followed by two rest days...even steven! Read more

Workout Options Brainstorm

Wednesday, September 02, 2015      7 comments

I'm back at work (yea, 8th graders!) and while I love being with my teens, I was so exhausted after Day One that I couldn't work out. (To be fair, the glass of Merlot with dinner may have had an influence. But it was worth it!) I can't let... Read more

On My Way

Monday, August 10, 2015      6 comments

It occurred to me today that I've regained one of my good habits: exercise. Two years ago, I would have said that I work out 5-6 days a week. That dropped to 3x...then 1x...then I became a couch-rider. Exercise seemed really hard -- and, h... Read more


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