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Jumped up out the bed... Dusted my shoes off

Sunday, April 25, 2010

took a look in the mirror and said What's up, HEY!!! I'm looking Good oh!!

Lol... Just a play on a silly little song. :-D ;)

But i wanted to let everyone know that I'm BACK! As far as running goes! I'm going to start training for another 1/2 marathon and some other small races (10K's 15K's). I am getting ready to start a more strenuous part of my schooling 3 months of pediatrics and surgery = 6 day work weeks, LONG hours, and not much time for sleep, study, fun, and ME. BUT I'm going to make it happen!

My goal is to plan my meals ( I made a monthly menu), stick to it, workout 30 mins daily and get as much sleep as possible while staying on top of school work! I will make it work!


Upcoming Races I'm interested in!
June 5: Distance: 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)
Sep 5: 1/2 marathon

  
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SPARKLE1908 4/25/2010 9:58PM

    You are a machine girl!!! Lol...but if anyone can do it I know you can!!!

Get it girl!

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PHATPINKE 4/25/2010 2:45PM

    GREAT JOB AND U CAN DO IT!!!

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OMFGeee I did MY FIRST PULL UP!!!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Yes it IS 1:31 am and YES I do have work tomorrow... but while I was cleaning up I saw my pull up bar on the floor and decided to see if it would fit in the door frame of my new apartment (didn't work in my last apartment!

And guess what? It DID fit... so playing around I pulled on the handles to see if it would hold my weight... and then proceeded to pull my ENTIRE body off the ground! I did a pull up! FINALLY! after years of trying to do a pull up by myself and years of trying to strengthen my torn rotator cuff in my "bad shoulder" I DID IT!

WOOOOHOOO!

Now that's what fitness is about.

Not the pounds yet to be lost.

Not the clothes that may or may not fit like I'd like

BUT reaching NEW heights of health and fitness!! WOO HOOO! One pull up! and maybe not the best form, maybe my whole chin didn't get above the bar... but I DID IT!

Thank you, and goodnight! The Bombshell has left the building... off to get some beauty rest.

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4DAAGSE 5/15/2010 3:41PM

    I just did a site search for pull-ups (I'm trying master them myself) and your blog was the first hit!
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MAIA2011 4/29/2010 9:49PM

    I just added you as a SparkFriend because of this great accomplishment. I have always wanted to be able to do that. Good job!

Maia

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HEALTHYSASSY 4/25/2010 10:51PM

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JUSTFOXXY 4/23/2010 7:08AM

    emoticon you are way ahead of me!

Keep up the good work!

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PIR8CHIK 4/21/2010 12:35AM

    Way to go! You are one pullup ahead of me! I've never even attempted to do one in my whole life! Way to go!
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REDWITCH78 4/20/2010 11:17PM

    Awesome! It takes a lot of strength to do a pull up. I am impressed!

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UCRGIRL_ 4/20/2010 7:43PM

    That is awesome! I remember those dreaded physcial fitness challenges in P.E. and JROTC, and how I could never get at least one in, and how bad I would feel! That is such a major accomplishment for you and it makes me want to set a goal to do one, just to make my old JROTC instructor proud :)



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SANTANDERE 4/19/2010 9:08PM

    You can rock this 2! I can't they hurt 2 much. Anyhow keep up the good work.


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FOOFIT1 4/19/2010 1:56PM

    Oh my GOD!!! AMAZING! I only know one person who can do a pull-up and she's super freaking skinny. CONGRATS! That is an awesome accomplishment. I love your attitude too. It's not about the scale or weight lost. It's about doing the pull-up. SWEET!!!

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NANCY- 4/19/2010 1:30PM

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What a wonderful Surprise!
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ARMYNOMADWIFE 4/19/2010 10:14AM

    Pullups are soooooo hard and YOU DID IT!!!!!!!!!!! Great job! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FIT2BTHIN2 4/19/2010 9:48AM

    emoticon You go girl!!! I am attacking then now on an assisted machine though, LOL. Can't wait until the day I can do one on my own. Oh yeah, I love the tee shirt. emoticon

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KARO30236 4/19/2010 9:04AM

    Congrats!!!!

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SPARKLE1908 4/19/2010 8:41AM

    Way to go girl!!!!! I know how you feel...I had to do them at bootcamp and they are no joke but I got it done!!!! And I felt very proud afterwards!!!!

GO GIRL!!!!

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LINIS_THIN 4/19/2010 8:39AM

    Mwah! backatcha!!

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HEATHERL219 4/19/2010 2:12AM

    That is awesome and a HUGE accomplishment!!! Congratulations!! :) I've never been able to do a pull up, now I've got something else to look forward to once I lose this weight!! :) emoticon emoticon

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TEACHEROF4TH 4/19/2010 2:05AM

    Hooray for you! I love your positive attitude! Keep up the great effort!

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WILLPOWER 4/19/2010 1:51AM

    We need to just keep trying and one day we will get there. Good job! emoticon

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JABCLUB 4/19/2010 1:43AM

    emoticon That is fantastic!! Good for you, Bombshell!! emoticon emoticon

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Day 7, 8, 9, 10 + ChangeOne lunch + declutter :-)

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Forgive the busy title! lol...

Hey guys! Haven't blogged in a while but all is well! I'm still working hard, down about 4.5 lbs since a recent jump in weight for an unknown reason! .5 lbs until I can celebrate and get my first mini-goal gift!

What I'm proud of: I completed 3 strength workouts (like I planned) last week, 7 days of cardio (2 light days), and one day of yoga + one pilates session
I passed on fries at Chick-fil-a and only got the grilled chicken sandwich, I am sticking to the ChangeOne diet and BECK diet solution! And... I'm continuing to re-dedicate myself to eating clean healthy foods. :-)

What I will work on this week:
*continuing to declutter my new apartment. I need to do a yard sale or give away my clothes to good will.
* Bringing Lunch to work all 5 days! My goal for this week is to not add ANY additional salt or sugar to my foods (which means I may have to leave coffee out for a week OR use splenda.)
* 5 days of cardio. 3 days of strength, 1 flexibility/ yoga or pilates
* Journal
* sleep 7 hrs a night.

I'm rushing right now, but I'll be back to fill you all in later!

  
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TEENY_BIKINI 4/18/2010 10:48PM

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SANTANDERE 4/18/2010 10:35PM

    Great job on all your goals, and as I see it you will succeed emoticon

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JENNYPENNY29 4/18/2010 9:25PM

    I love those goals... I will make them my own vicariously. emoticon

You seem to have so much energy... can I borrow some? Keep up the excellent work!

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5FRUITSNVEGGIES 4/18/2010 4:38PM

    thanks for the friend add!

good luck on not adding salt or sugar on your food...this has been a challenge for me too....i may have not stopped adding extra, but i have cut back at least a third of what i used to use!!!

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SPARKLE1908 4/18/2010 1:38PM

    Hey there...glad to "hear" from you..lol..but I knew you were still doing the dang thing!! You never give up or slow down and with everything you have going on you have a LOT to be proud of!!!!

Keep up the excellent work!!!

ttyl

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FIT2BTHIN2 4/18/2010 1:28PM

    Good going on the weekly goals. I have starting doing this.

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GONABFIT 4/18/2010 1:26PM

    Thank you both!! :-)

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EFFDOT 4/18/2010 1:23PM

    Good luck. You'll reach your goals soon enough.

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MERCYNGRACE 4/18/2010 1:18PM

    Congratulations on your accomplishments! Best wishes to you on the weekly plans! emoticon

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Today, I spread the spark.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

So as many of know, I am a medical student and my passion is preventing obesity related diseases and getting people to love themselves completely.

I had a patient today who was overwhelmed by her weight and dealing with a young baby and an unsupportive husband. I will not write anymore for security reasons but I suggested to her that she should visit the SPARKPEOPLE website and really begin to get some support in her journey. She was excited and I pointed out that she was worth the time and should spend a little effort MAKING time for herself and her happiness.

See, I spread the spark everywhere I go. I am a bright light in a dark room. lol. Don't come around if you don't want to be encouraged!

  
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LINIS_THIN 4/17/2010 7:38PM

    Great job.

You have to admit spark is the fastest easiest simplest way to get someone to lose weight safely as long as they depend more on the official info than on what people say they do!

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WATERMELLEN 4/10/2010 10:36PM

   

Thanks for your kind birthday wishes! Much appreciated!

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CARLAD22 4/5/2010 3:41PM

    I do the same thing. I was in the courthouse and the employees were talking about doing a weight loss challenge emoticon. So, I told the clerk she should consider visiting the website. emoticon and am so encouraged by all of my friends.

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 3/20/2010 6:01AM

    I also do the same:) Way to go!

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SHERWOODCYCLER 3/19/2010 9:36PM

    Way to go.

I just found out that my brother is a spark people drop out (I should encourage him to join again). It has done me a world of good...

Keep on sparking.

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SPARKLE1908 3/19/2010 8:37AM

    yes, you ARE a bright light in a dark room...you're not a SPARK MOTIVATOR for nothing!!!

Good job DOCTOR!!!!!!

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MERCYNGRACE 3/19/2010 8:02AM

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FOOFIT1 3/19/2010 12:24AM

    AWESOME! I've been doing the same with my friends. Spread the spark!!!

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KINGSTYRANNY 3/18/2010 10:38PM

    Woo! I hope she takes the suggestion for her own healthy goodness :]

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DAy... 23? lol who's counting!

Thursday, March 04, 2010

So, sometimes you gotta do what's right for you even if people don't understand. And quite honestly... I'm tired of explaining myself! LOL

now that it's off my chest.

Today was a good day, I'm learning more and more how LITTLE you can eat if you eat fried/fast foods. I did good though, since they keep feeding us junky food at school/work in the DR office all day, I am skipping dinner (ate some fruit) just so I can stay in the 1400 range. Will have some tea too. It's late and I'm sleepy so don't realyl feel like I'm missing out

Also jumped on the treadmill for ~ 40 mins burned almost 400 cals. So hopefully i'm making a dent in my energy sttores(aka FAT) LOL

Hope all is well with you guys! And thank you to all the spark people out there!!

  
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EARTHSEAME 3/5/2010 1:16PM

    emoticon Great commitment!

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FOOFIT1 3/5/2010 1:05PM

    YESSS! I definitely stay away from fast food because I can eat so much MORE when I eat healthy foods! I'm all about quantity. I love the feel of a huge bowl of salad in front of me more than having a 1/4 of a cheeseburger or something. Good for you keeping in your calorie ranges despite the junk food at work! Keep up the great work!!!

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TEENY_BIKINI 3/4/2010 9:39PM

    "I'm tired of explaining myself!" I agree. I am learning all you can do is be true to yourself - and bump the rest! Bump it. I am reading way too much into this statement. LOL.

Anyway, I am happy you are figuring ways to make it happen with all the fast food around. That is a feat - for sure.

Keep cranking it out, doc. Cheers.

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