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Beautiful Bombshell Bootcamp Day 120: I AM

Monday, November 15, 2010

I am a Beautiful Bombshell in the making.
I am more than what meets the eye
sometimes underestimated, sometimes insecure
but something that I am is loving, my heart is pure.
I am gorgeous in the making
I am fitter than I seem
I am working while you're sleeping
I'll give my all to achieve my dream

Hey Spark Friends,

I just wanted to stop by to let you all know I am STILL hanging in there. Still working hard towards my goal and I think I may have lost a few pounds. I am planning to start running again, I can thank my sis for that. She ran a 1/2 marathon and I'm proud of her. I wanted to run when I saw they were still allowing registration but it was HER day and I was there to supporT! plus I hadn't trained! lol.
I have a torn Labrum aka "HIP socket is hurting badly "and makes it hard to run right now, but I am going to start slow and work on endurance and strength... I figure if I have done 2 marathons and 2 1/2 marathons there is a runner in me, and taking my time to heal my hip is OK. :-)

This weekend, I realized that I know a LOT about weight loss. I know so much that I'm TIRED of knowing more , I just want to DO that which I know. I don't need to read another book or buy another DVD. ALL I need to do, is do what I know to do. When I get my body moving, I do exercises that strengthen my body and work up a sweat and it is not a struggle but when I try to force myself to do a DVD I get bored and stop. So maybe the lesson is that you should do what works and do it often!

I have my first Residency Interview on THURSDAY of this week! YAY!!! So, studying and working out and residency interview! Going to be a busy week but I'll Make it Happen!

It's time to rise to the occasion and bring in the new year in style!!!!!!! DON'T GIVE UP NOW. THE RACE IS NOT OVER. IT IS NOT TOO LATE. FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE!

LOL I'm a little hype tonight! Ok, back to studying.

  
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PSSN4FITNESS 11/22/2010 1:30PM

    Glad to hear that you are still hanging in there. You should definitely take the time to heal from your injury. You have done so much and you know what you need to do. I know what you mean about having information fatigue. Just come up with a plan of attack and take the first step. You've got it in you.

Also, I hope that you interview went well. I am inspired by the fact that you have been able to do so much at such a busy time in your life. I am rooting for you in your residency pursuits. Keep it up!



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SPARKLE1908 11/15/2010 8:20AM

    Way to go sis!!!!

I'm proud of DrTamm AND you...I hope your hip heals nicely so that you can get back out on the marathon trail...

YOU ROCK!!!

{{Good luck with the residency interview..but I know you will nail it}}

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SLOLOSER 11/15/2010 6:37AM

    You are right!

Great as this site is, sometimes I have to tell myself to log off, and just do it!

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SPARKLETHYME 11/15/2010 1:38AM

    Bombshells unite! We are invincible, lol! Have a wonderful week--and have fun.
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CHRISTIEBUNNER 11/15/2010 12:53AM

    I loved the poem. We are all Beautiful Bombshells in the making.

It sounds like you have a busy week ahead of you. I am getting ready to call it a night but working on my Monday points.

Take care of that hip. I think it is wonderful that you are wanting to begin running again. Don't overdo it and prolong your hip from healing. I always say that babysteps win the race and in your case this will be literal.

Good Luck with the interview and goals you have set. Take it one step at a time.

Christie
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Beautiful Bombshell Bootcamp Day 113: Accountable

Monday, November 08, 2010



I use the small plates that came with the plates I bought... the big ones just seem HUGE to me :-) And no, I didn't do some professional presentation... but it sure was YUMMY!

My dinner from Last night. It's my re-enactment of Jason Deli's Pollo mexicano LOL! medium baked potato, 2 oz of chicken 1/4 cup of cheese. YUM!

Oh and I am committing to measuring every thing I eat for the next week. Might be a bit tedious... but being accountable is essential to seeing a loss on the scale!

Less than 8 weeks til the New Year... I'm making it count! You should too :-D

Oh and I didn't sleep last night... still up at 4:30 am, so I'm going to the gym to go for a run. :-/ last week this would have been 5:30 so, it's ok to workout right? I'm planning to sleep after that. Then wake up and go study. :-D

  
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CIERAPOET 11/12/2010 1:08AM

    Hello stranger. You know I have another friend with a name sort of like yours and I knew something was wrong. You still look great! And you know what they say about sleep! emoticon lol

Keep up the great work but don't stress when you overdo. Just get back the next day. Working out will not change what you eat. Stir it up a little. Don't hurt yourself trying to help yourself. Ok? emoticon

Blessings to You and Your Journey! Thanks for the goodie!
Deb
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NELLIEC 11/8/2010 3:26PM

    Measuring is very important for us to know exactly how many calories we are getting. Estimating tends to creep up. And then, so does our weight.

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BABY_GIRL69 11/8/2010 3:07PM

    Make sure you grab some shut eye some where. I had 2 naps over the weekend trying to generate some health & well being.

God bless & make it happen!

Dee

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CHARANN3 11/8/2010 5:38AM

  emoticonSounds good!

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BBB: Day 106: November 1

Monday, November 01, 2010

I am up late and wanted to blog really quickly before bed.

Today marks the 2 month mark until the new year and I plan to make the most of EACH day. :) I reached my 1/2 October goal and lost 4 lbs in the last 2 weeks... So that gives me a head start for November.

Now's a great time to take a look at your New Years Resolutions and see which goals you can MAKE HAPPEN in the next 2 months. You can do it. We can do it. I can do it.

So my 2 month goals are as such. Make a BIG dent in my weight loss goal for the year. I know I may not reach my goal completely before 1/1/11 but the thing I won't do is give up. We often fail to do what we can do because we fear it will not be enough. When in reality, starting NOW is the best chance you have to actually reaching your goals. I wasn't feeling that great earlier today, I had a bad allergic reaction to something and my right eye got swollen, teary, and I was having major sneeze attacks BUT I decided that I needed to do something active no matter what. I set out to run 5 miles and I ran 5.25 miles. MISSION accomplished.

Sometimes you have to just do it.

My 2 months goals:
[]get OUT of the house. Winter time sometimes causes me to Isolate myself.... maybe in an attempt to shield myself from the cold? lol. Or maybe because I have been super stressed with life these days... but staying in the house won't cure my problems. So, I'm headed out and planning to do as much as possible outside of the house. So that means, studying in the library (where I focus better), going to church on Sundays, going to the gym, and exercising outside while the weather still permits!

[] dress up and do my best to like how I look EVERY day. again, I'm trying to fight this mood I've been in. It's hard studying every single day, and stressing the days you aren't studying... so, I'm going to reward myself with the little things... like, looking pretty while studying! Who says you can't have a pedicure party after studying all day! YAY! :-)

[] Focusing for the next 3 weeks on this exam that I am studying for... and then, having fun on a REGULAR basis. I have 6 months left of medical school and the stress is weighing down on me a bit. but, I know that exercise really improves my mood.... so between that, and getting around people I enjoy, I will do my best to counteract this funk I've been under.

[] eating healthy foods... less fried junk, more fruits, veggies, and lean meats. Prepare my meals at home, pack them, plan ahead. IF I want results in 2 months I am going to have to be meticulous and intentional with my actions!!! PLAN!

[]exercising daily even if only for 20 mins. I am aiming for much more than 20 mins of course. but there is NO excuse for not taking 20 mins for a sweat session. It can be just dancing in the living room if need be!

[] losing 14 pounds in the next 2 months. This I can't control directly... but I can control the other things which will hopefully lead to my ultimate goal of weight loss!

Ok, SPARKIES... we've got 2 months, LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!! What will YOU do in the next 2 months!?

  
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GOLDTREEFROG87 11/1/2010 3:16PM

    It's a great idea to keep outside as much as possible. You burn more calories in the cold! emoticon

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DBAILEY0438 11/1/2010 10:58AM

    doing great

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WCATAP 11/1/2010 9:34AM

    Minus the med school and exams I plan to do just what you are doing!!! Getting serious, out of the house even though it's cold, making the most of every day and getting in at least a 20 min sweat session, even if it's just dancing in the living room!! Thanks for the spark. Keep it up. You can do it and I will too!!!!Let's compare notes on Jan 1st.

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SAMANTHAJEAN86 11/1/2010 9:10AM

    Great plan!! I definately see you losing the 14 lbs by 1/1/11!

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SPARKLE1908 11/1/2010 8:26AM

    Only 6 months left in medical school??? WOW!!!!

As usual you have set some great goals for yourself and I know you can and will achieve them all...winter is a bit of a "ho hum" season for me for some reason but I think we can both pull through this one!!!

Let's do it!

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EMSSBEARS 11/1/2010 3:07AM

    Great goals - you have accomplished a lot already -congratulations. I am doing the same thing I have set my short term goals also and have put them in a spreadsheet and on a dry erase marker board. Thanks for challenging me to put them in a blog - makes me more accountable to myself and others that way - great idea. emoticon

Beth

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BBB: Day 103: Losing it.

Friday, October 29, 2010

I am losing weight, slowly but surely. I have lost 3 pounds so far since a week ago. ( 2.2 lbs the first week and one pound so far this week.)

I want to make sure if I'm going to lose weight slowly, I will at least lose it consistently. Studying more each day and planning to take tomorrow evening off to party!!! :-) Then back to work Sunday. Hopefully more focused and more successful.

My blogs will get more interesting after I'm less stressed!

  
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PEPPERLEAH 10/31/2010 10:06PM

    I think you have done emoticon emoticon

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SCHENPOSSIBLE 10/30/2010 11:06PM

    slow and steady wins the race!

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SPARKLE1908 10/30/2010 12:15PM

    LOL...is that why my blogs have been boring? Well in my case, it's stress PLUS laziness...

Hope you have a great time out and about...enjoy!

ttyl

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OAXACA1 10/30/2010 9:26AM

    You are doing very very well...1 to 2 pounds a week is very good...so pat yourself on the back and don't expect the impossible. This is weight you will keep off.
I know sometimes after working out and eating properly it feels like at least 5 pounds should come off, but thats not the way bodies work...just keep up the good work, and be proud of yourself for what you have accomplished!

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ME_HERE_NOW 10/29/2010 10:08PM

    way to spark your life :D

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Just blogging

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

... for points :-)


Back to studying for me! I got in a good run/walk with my dog. He is REALLY stubborn and often slows me down. But, It was nice to work up a sweat.

BYE!

  
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NELLIEC 10/27/2010 11:22PM

    At least you spent some quality time with your dog! emoticon

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