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Want it DONE
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      1 comments

Hiya!! Me again for a quick long overdue checkin! Still busy busy with baby and everything else :) I have slowly been getting the pounds off! At one point in the past few weeks I was a tantalizing 2lbs away from the top end of my... Read more
A quick check-in!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      8 comments

Hello Sparklers! It's been a long time since I've checked-in and I wanted to say a quick hi! I also want to say SORRY to the lovely ladies At the Barre! Sorry to have been so absent from the team! SO where did I go? I have been on m... Read more
Frustration Buster
Sunday, February 24, 2013      5 comments

Ok- first the whining. Ive felt sooo hungry lately. Nursing is tough stuff that way. But even still, Ive been eating within the calorie range that should supposedly create a deficit with the exercise Ive been doing. Yet in the past two w... Read more
Monday, February 18, 2013      9 comments

"...I prefer to think that the planet needs athletes, philosophers, sex symbols, painters, scientists; it needs the warmhearted, the hardhearted, the coldhearted, and the weakhearted. it needs those who can devote their lives to studying how ma... Read more
Weightloss Stress
Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

I know Im not alone: weight loss can be stressful. First, you want it all right now. I know I do! All that 'visualizing my success' can backfire when I focus too much on how my present falls short from that goal... and doubt creeps in..... Read more
Baby #2!!... Just Kidding! But still-
Sunday, February 03, 2013      11 comments

Ok- so not MY baby. But here's the deal= I worked HARD to be able to be home with my son.... and I want to be able to make that work into his second year PLUS be able to get myself started with some on the side fitness training fabulousness... Read more
Fit Mamas that MADE IT HAPPEN
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      3 comments

In a bout of discouragement, a fellow Sparkler pointed out to me that there are many mamas who achieved something even MORE awesome post pregnancy than the health and fitness they had going BEFORE pushin out a baby... And Im not talking abo... Read more
Sweaty Beauty Bag
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

SO admit it- you like sweating. Dripping, icky, sticky sweat means that you really hit that workout hard.... Its often said, if you look cute after a workout, your were NOT working out hard enough. Thats probably true- but if you've eve... Read more
Whats Got Me Down
Monday, January 28, 2013      5 comments

Ok, so as much as I might try to deny it, I feel a little bit down. You may look at my ticker and think its because I aint loosing weight... Well I think I am loosing weight, havent been able to weigh myself since I started out and I am loo... Read more
The Whys of My Weightloss re-hash
Thursday, January 24, 2013      6 comments

I already have a recent blog on the 'why's of my weight loss, but the Sparkcoach program challenged me today to revisit the 'Whys'- the suggestion is that you dont ever 'just' want to loose 20lbs or what have you, but that you expect some sort o... Read more
Excuses. Busted.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      4 comments

I love to workout, always. Wrong!! ITs true that I generally really love working out and that I tend to prioritize it. But I also get 'comfy' with the amount and intensity I do... I also love to eat healthy all the time. Wrong!!... Read more
Fear and Gratitude
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I had to take my precious little one to the ER. And he is little. Just over 13 pounds. Thats less than I have to loose to be at my prebaby weight (making this blog relevant for Spark). So, yesterday I took him to the ER and I felt ... Read more
Goals for 1/14/2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013      3 comments

here are Monday's goals: 1. Do cardio dance for at least 45 minutes 2. Finish the review of chapter 2 of ACE Exercise Science and make headway into chapter 3 3. Organize the to-dos that are floating in my brain :) 4. Of course eat wit... Read more
Goals for 1/9
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      2 comments

Wow, so Tonique was CRAZY hard yesterday- I am SO sore... 1. Today I will do 30 minutes of P57, the total body express 2. Eat clean 80/20- I upped my calorie intake slightly since I have been burning more calories than anticipated and ... Read more
Real Fast- Todays Goals
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

Seriously, this blog will be SHORT. :) 1. Do Tonique for cardio- thats 60 minutes!! Well see how long baby lasts- if hell cry before the hour is up... gotta fit it in sooome how :) 2. Today is about eating clean. Yesterday was not s... Read more

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