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Home Sweet Home
Thursday, September 11, 2014      7 comments

It was a good trip, but I think it's good to be back home. Honestly, I feel like ranting and fussing about now - too much to do, and too many girls in a bubble bath at the moment! The last 2 days of our trip were good but busy. On Tuesd... Read more
Monday, September 08, 2014      3 comments

My day started out when I woke up shortly after 6. While the rest of the family slept on in our hotel room, I donned my exercise clothes, grabbed some apple slices, and headed out for a walk on the beach. On the way down the steps from the 9th... Read more
Rocking the ropes and fun at the beach
Sunday, September 07, 2014      4 comments

We got up early this morning to head from Columbia, SC, to Myrtle Beach. We had considered going to Fort Sumter, but the weather looked dicey, and the kids were excited to get to Myrtle Beach sooner, so we headed straight there. We stopped by ... Read more
Sparking on the road
Saturday, September 06, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday we left home and headed to SC for a conference. It has been a fun challenge to try to eat healthy on the road. Before we left, I made sure to get a nice long walk in and ended up breaking 10,000 steps before the day was over. Lu... Read more
A productive Saturday
Saturday, August 30, 2014      6 comments

I started the day out checking in with SparkCoach then grabbed a banana and some water on my way out the door. I was sore after a very hard metabolic boosting strength/cardio routine yesterday, but I was determined to have a good walk this morn... Read more
What day is this again?
Thursday, August 28, 2014      3 comments

Day 2 of the Rodeo challenge with my Black Panther Pride. The challenge - plan meals for 3 days and stick to the plan - don't give into those cravings. This was a tough day to do this challenge! This was grocery shopping and bread baking ... Read more
Quick and Easy Meals
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      3 comments

This is the beginning of my list of quick and easy meals for SparkCoach Breakfasts - I kind of rotate between variations of these 2 Banana (or other fruit) Whole grain cereal Milk Eggs (2 whites + 1 whole egg) Greek yogurt Bl... Read more
Intervals, Devotions, and a Barre
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      3 comments

I queued up today's workout before I went to bed last night. I never tried a barre workout before, but I figured why not try something new. But first I hit the streets for a 20 minute interval walk/run using the Body for Life interval plan of ... Read more
Relaxing Sunday
Sunday, August 24, 2014      2 comments

I started my day by reading the Bible, then checking in with Sparkcoach. After that it was getting light enough to head out for a walk. I enjoy walking outside of my subdivision only on weekends - less traffic, and I know my sweetie is home to... Read more
A New Day
Saturday, August 23, 2014      3 comments

I wasn't sure last night whether I would be up for exercising due to the bee sting pain in my leg - that bee got me right in the upper part of the calf, just below where my capris brush against my leg. While it's not painful this morning, it is... Read more
Bee sting :(
Friday, August 22, 2014      1 comments

What a whirlwind day. Dropped 2 kids off at an arts enrichment program and took the other 3 to a nearby garden to explore...and get a family membership for the year. Within the first half hour there, as I was walking innocently down a path, a ... Read more
Sparktime Tuesday
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      2 comments

I noticed that my calorie allowances are much more than what they used to be on here. I discovered the setting that makes the calorie allowance dependent on exercise and turned it on. No longer do I feel deprived, and I AM dropping some pounds... Read more
Today's plan
Monday, August 18, 2014      0 comments

For exercise today, I plan to walk for 10 minutes outside and then get caught up on some housework before the kids get up. For breakfast, I've already had my banana to help me get moving. I also plan to have an apple (I've found some ama... Read more
Tomorrow's Meals
Thursday, August 14, 2014      0 comments

I'm trying out SparkCoach, and one of my assignments is to plan tomorrow's meals today, so here goes. I usually have a banana and a glass of water before my workout, so that's first. For breakfast, I will enjoy an egg plus 2 egg whites... Read more
Insomnia? Ok, whatever...
Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

Last night I had trouble getting to sleep because I was hungry. A slice of bread and a spoonful of peanut butter later, I was out. But then 4AM showed up. And no matter how hard I tried I couldn't get comfortable. Then my brain started r... Read more

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