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Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Wednesday, March 17, 2021      2 comments

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! I am taking a moment to check in before this evening's festivities, it's my daughter's birthday and our annual corned beef and cabbage dinner, YUMMM I look forward to it every year! I recently picked up ... Read more
Ouch
Thursday, February 18, 2021      5 comments

This has been a heavy day. Just heavy. I had a realization today that brought me some clarity but also opened the floodgates for tears. I love SP, I have for over a decade and whenever I come back I am filled with joy but then I leave again. I l... Read more
Exercise is Self Care
Friday, January 22, 2021      7 comments

I heard this from a woman on Youtube who leads exercise classes. She's super cute and upbeat her name is Pahla B if you are interested. I found her over the summer when I was in a cast andcshe had some really good seated workouts. This isn't a t... Read more
Thank you SP
Tuesday, January 19, 2021      8 comments

This place is awesome, it always has been. Sometimes I haven't appreciated this little corner as much as I might have and sometimes its been a lifeline that I log into three times a day. The other day I just needed......something. I absolutely d... Read more
Tell me what's new with you!
Friday, January 15, 2021      9 comments

Hi friends! Life has been so busy (how is that even possible while being on stay-at-home orders??!!) I started a new job as a radiology tech assistant at the hospital where I do my clinicals in hopes that when I graduate I can get hired down the... Read more
Shimmery Things
Tuesday, November 03, 2020      8 comments

We have a wedding coming up in two weeks, our oldest. It's a covid wedding so toned down lots but I am determined to keep the formality they deserve on their big day. I didn't lose weight for the event like I had planned when they became engaged... Read more
Fall!
Wednesday, October 28, 2020      9 comments

It's Fall! I don't know why Sparkpeople has such a Fallish vibe for me. Maybe I started coming here in Fall 12 years ago.... Just checking in and saying "hi". I'm reading your blogs even if I'm not responding. Usually I'm reading them off my ... Read more
Log all the things
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      11 comments

In an attempt to overcome my "all or nothing" thinking, I decided to come log all of my food today regardless of the fact that I am very much out of my calorie range. I chose to keep eating when I logged my day and was already over. Old habit to... Read more
The missing link
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      10 comments

I have been around the world and back again....not really but in terms of diets it sure feels that way. I swore this would be the summer, THE SUMMER when I turned it all around and I read more books and tried more things my latest adventure bein... Read more
Still around
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      14 comments

Howdy Fam, How is it that there is more time now than ever and yet zero motivation to do all the things I had always imagined I would with just one more hour in the day??? I feel like I may be slowly emerging from the quarantine stupor I h... Read more
Busy week ahead
Sunday, February 09, 2020      10 comments

How is everyone? I started nursing school three weeks ago and it is so busy every day but I'm having a ball! Most days I take a kid or kids to school, preschool and then get myself to school then it's all done again in reverse. I try not t... Read more
I can do hard things
Saturday, January 04, 2020      14 comments

I lost my fitbit! I'm so bummed, I took it off to shower and was sure it was just mixed in with the clothes but now I'm wondering if it fell into the trashcan...I'm super sad. The good news is I have managed to get in a few walks and workouts an... Read more
Well hello there
Wednesday, December 18, 2019      15 comments

It's almost Christmas!! I am really struggling but decided that a healthy thing I can do today is log in and say howdy. Soon, it will hopefully be a habit again!! One good decision leads to another, yes?... Read more
Every day counts (in a good way!)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      7 comments

I love math. Math is awesome because numbers don't lie. The only problem with math is numbers are concrete and life is not. For years I have used math to map out my gameplan and anticipate where I would be at X stage or month or year if I did so... Read more
If you can't yet love yourself...
Sunday, November 03, 2019      8 comments

....then at the very least try to stop hating yourself. We all know the importance of self-love but sometimes it seems impossible. That is where I am right now so I decided to just work on not being mean to myself. I would like to stop doin... Read more

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