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Nonstop November - Week 3 Recap
Saturday, November 19, 2011      6 comments

Looking back at my November goals, here's a recap of how week 3 went: 1. Mileage (75 miles) - Once again, I struggled with getting my mileage in this week. Since I haven't been able to get the miles in after work, I decided to get up extr... Read more
Nonstop November - Week 2 Recap
Saturday, November 12, 2011      7 comments

Is it just me, or is November going by faster than the previous months?? I can't believe another week has elapsed. Christmas will be here before we know it!! Luckily, I am all but done playing Santa and shopping for the wee ones. Looking... Read more
Nonstop November - Week 1 Recap
Saturday, November 05, 2011      5 comments

Really? The first week of November is behind us?? You have to be kidding me... All things considered, I had a decent week. My energy levels were low, but I managed to get in the majority of my workouts. My most productive day, workout-... Read more
Nonstop November - Challenge Goals
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      4 comments

Well, due to recent developments (in my uterus) the goals that I am setting for the month of November are going to be a little different than normal. For starters, I obviously will not be reaching my ultimate goal weight by my 35th birthday the... Read more
Outstanding October Revisited
Monday, October 31, 2011      6 comments

My goals for Outstanding October were: 1. Break the 150 barrier, reaching my pre-preggo weight. 2. Run 3x a week. . 3. Kick up the strength training. 4. Yoga at least once a week. 5. Keep veggin'! As I look back... Read more
Outstanding October - Week 3
Saturday, October 22, 2011      6 comments

I think my Spark is fizzling out… This week has been extremely tough for me. Extremely. I’ve been getting my workouts in, but at a cost. I have been overwhelmed by work and things at home, leaving no time for exercise. Determined to get it ... Read more
It's Always Something
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      7 comments

So today, I finally got out of my nutritional rut. Not only did I track every bite, but I made smart choices AND stayed within my target calorie range. ... Read more
I Started the Day Off Strong...
Monday, October 17, 2011      6 comments

...but it was all downhill from there. I was so determined to start fresh today in my attempt to undo the damage that was done this past celebratory weekend, but it is SO hard to make good choices when all of the crap is still in the house! I ... Read more
Outstanding October - Week 2
Saturday, October 15, 2011      3 comments

This week flew by faster than most. I blame it on the fact that I had a ton to do, and still do, before we celebrate Ellie's 1st birthday tomorrow. Her birthday is Tuesday, but of course, we party on the weekend. ... Read more
Motivational Quote Blog #5
Thursday, October 13, 2011      1 comments

A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse." - Stephan Dolley, Jr. When you want something bad enough, you will do what is necessary to get it. We are all members of the Spark community because we want... Read more
Motivational Quote Blog #4
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      5 comments

"If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." - Dolly Parton Being successful, at anything - weight loss, work, personal relationships, etc., takes time and effort. Success doesn't just happen overnight. You have to work towa... Read more
Motivational Quote Blog #3
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      5 comments

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.” - Sam Levenson Being a mom, I experience and appreciate this quote each and every day. My four year-old son thinks anything is pos... Read more
Motivational Quote Blog #2
Monday, October 10, 2011      5 comments

"Set yourself up for success and anything is possible." - Anonymous I am in a very literal mood today, so will reflect on this quote in a very literal manner. It is hard to be successful in creating a healthier me when I don't make t... Read more
Motivational Quote Blog #1
Sunday, October 09, 2011      3 comments

To keep a fire burning, we have to keep putting oil into it. " Mother Teresa So many times (when I was young, naive, and looking for the non-existent "quick fix") I've gone about losing weight the wrong way. I've severely limited my food i... Read more
Outstanding October - Week 1
Saturday, October 08, 2011      3 comments

I did it! This week, I not only made it back to my pre-pregnancy weight, but I surpassed it!! I did it before my baby girl’s first birthday, with 12 days to spare!! That in itself made this week a GREAT week! As far as the M2W challenge ... Read more

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