MEISERICA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MEISERICA MEISERICA's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ July 30th is the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4981890 it's just around the corner... 8 days away, it's the day my bf starts school!!! i'll be working my 7-430 shift... and he'll go to school from 530-1030 at night... for 4 days out of the week. i'm going to miss his butt but i think this will be good for BOTH of us... for him cause he'll be going to school for something he loves, and me... well this will be my time to shine!!! i'll have time to workout... my dinners will be altered to what i SHOULD be eating... <BR> <BR> my bf's appetite is unl... Sun, 22 Jul 2012 15:43:03 EST chiropractic care helps ibs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4483042 as i paste this and make a new blog, i see that the last blog i wrote was on january 6th asking for any help/advice because of my horrible stomach issues... and now i write this! <BR> ***************************** <BR> when i was 13 (almost 20 yrs ago) i was in a car accident... i was in the back passenger seat and when the car hit, i was like a cat with my fast reflexes... and i put my hands up to avoid hitting my face on the back of the headrest. <BR> <BR> i thought all these years with my... Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:12:15 EST Stomach issues... Anyone have any advice for me?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3897010 So I just turned 32 but ever since I was 20 I’ve had stomach issues. <BR> <BR> I’ve gone to different doctors… I’ve had ultrasounds done… a colonoscopy too! My colon works great but something else doesn't... <BR> <BR> My doctor has concluded that I have IBS. It’s definitely not a fun thing to have. <BR> <BR> It’s so painful, and embarrassing…. I don’t know when it’s going to hit… and when it does my stomach is in so much pain! <BR> <BR> One of my bff’s told me that that full bloated feeli... Thu, 6 Jan 2011 13:57:09 EST What Do I Do??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3759789 I've felt real busy lately (yes some is laziness, i will admit)... but i feel i've had to run around and do errands and then i bake for people so i've been doing that... <BR> <BR> i haven't worked out in the longest... when i do have time, i relax cause i've been running around or tired... <BR> <BR> what do you guys do to fit in a bit of a workout during the day??? especially when you feel run down or busy or anything?!?!!? <BR> <BR> thanks! <em>29</em> Wed, 3 Nov 2010 15:26:51 EST Goals for the Last Quarter of 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3700787 my bff did a blog entry with some goals for october... and i thought it was a good idea. something for me to come back to look at... see if i really did achieve them!!! <BR> <BR> the only difference is that i'm doing goals starting today ending end of the year. maybe next year i'll do a month to month dealio. <BR> <BR> here are some goals that i have. <BR> <BR> Goals to Achieve by end of 2010: <BR> <BR> 1 - would like to lose minimum 5 pounds each month <BR> <BR> 2 - work out at the gym... Fri, 8 Oct 2010 02:06:57 EST The Month of October http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3685147 it's here!!!! and it came way faster than i'm sure most of us expected. <BR> <BR> in august sometime, i was working out and i think i strained my knee too much during some lunges and that started up my non-workout month of september... my knee was in pain and i didn't know what to do. i figured going to the doctor would be a waste of $15 cause all he would say is... ice it, take some meds. so i did that on my own... <BR> <BR> my knee is feeling way better now! there are times that it's stil... Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:35:39 EST Zumba or Core Rhythms?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3563287 Anyone else out there try both of these workouts??? <BR> <BR> I have and I was wondering what your opinions were!!! <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Sun, 22 Aug 2010 18:13:35 EST Timex Watch... I NEED HELP!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3000308 okay so months and months and months and months (you get the idea!) ago, i bought this watch... <link>www.amazon.com/Timex-Ironman-T5C401-<BR>Digital-Fitness/dp/B000221VOA </link> <BR> <BR> i got it from big 5 sporting goods... but u know what. it doesn't do my calories burned! <BR> <BR> that's why i am hoping someone that reads this can help me out. i read the book, and it's still not reading it. the heart turns on when i sync the chest band to the watch. i'll workout... and i check th... Mon, 15 Mar 2010 01:00:10 EST i'm comin back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2940891 that's right! i fell off the bandwagon a bit but that's because end of summer i pulled a bad muscle on my neck/shoulder... i went to a chiropractor for a while and it went away! but somehow it came back again about a month ago... <BR> <BR> went to a new chiropractor (sessions start this week!) and come to find out that the reason for this was due to a car accident i was in almost 20 yrs ago! also found out that working out doesn't strengthen or cure the pain... but i don't like that i've gai... Mon, 1 Mar 2010 00:15:47 EST Selling Clothes on EBAY... Check it out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2400427 All these items are brand new, and you know what else? I have way more than this to sell... <BR> <BR> If anyone is interested in seeing anything else that isn't up on Ebay, just send me a message and you'll get a picture in return... <BR> <BR> but for now, check out what I have posted so far :) <BR> <BR> THANKS! <BR> <BR> <link>shop.ebay.com/meiserica/m.html?_dmd=<BR>1&_ipg=50&_sop=12&_rdc=1 </link> Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:29:36 EST kiki's kuppykakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2391871 i know this is the last place that i should talk about cupcakes... but i'm still gonna do it... <BR> <BR> cupcakes are the best! it's a great way to have a fun lil snack... altho we have to watch what else we eat during the day! <BR> <BR> well i've always loved to bake and i've wanted to do something with it... i found this book and went to barnes and noble and bought it. it's on how to decorate cupcakes super cute! the decoration part is what i really would like to learn. <BR> <BR> i also... Fri, 11 Sep 2009 15:23:45 EST he didn't believe... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2335997 today i got home from work and my bf was already back from his job... <BR> <BR> he was just relaxing in bed, watching tv... and so i decided to join him... it felt nice having the ceiling fan on and just chillin... especially when you are next to the one you love :) <BR> <BR> so we were talking and by now he's used to me asking about my weight... asking if it looks like i'm losing still, etc. <BR> <BR> i said, aren't you proud of me? <BR> <BR> he says, really... i thought you would have g... Sat, 22 Aug 2009 02:32:38 EST PAY IT FORWARD!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2333330 one of my biggest things to do is to help people out... i like to help them so much that at times when i know they are not willing to help themselves, it's disappointing... but i'm learning!!! <BR> <BR> so the row i work in consists of all ladies and one guy. there is this lady that's older than me and i talk to her about losing weight... how i've lost so much and we'll talk about things and how her doctor wants her to lose some weight. <BR> <BR> she told me that she has a stationary bike a... Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:00:43 EST if it wasn't for... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2327142 if it wasn't for my best friend... i wouldn't be where i am today. <BR> <BR> she may get mad at me for saying this, cause she always hated when i competed hahaa... <BR> <BR> when i realized she was getting closer to my weight, i got upset. not at her, but at me... i've always disliked when someone passes me up. i'm happy for them, but annoyed at me. for example, i ended up being a red belt in karate and had to stop. when i went back, everyone that was once below me, now had higher ranking b... Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:43:52 EST the bootcamp is back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2301961 this morning i weighed in at 198.4... i'm so happy but i'll be happier once i'm out of the 190's... <BR> <BR> a month or two ago i found a hardcore workout video on ondemand called bootcamp cal burn by kendall hogan. <BR> <BR> the first times i did it, i would only make it about 12 min in... and the entire workout is 30 min... first off, i just didn't have the endurance or fitness for it... and second, i definitely had the wrong shoes on. my feet were hurting and burning sooo sooo bad. <BR>... Mon, 10 Aug 2009 02:48:01 EST my "other" challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2293418 well it appears that my ankle is doing a lot better... has a few issues but overall it's doing a lot better, and so is my knee! <BR> <BR> for a few days i was up and down with my weight... i hadn't worked out... so u know how it goes... <BR> <BR> last night i ate late... i passed out til about 830 and then didn't eat for another 2 hours! how sad... but! yes there is a but, i worked out for 30 minutes on the cardio twister... <BR> <BR> okay so enough of the intro... <BR> <BR> i have a chal... Thu, 6 Aug 2009 15:14:35 EST this is ridiculous! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2270158 i'm trying to be a more positive person these days... i don't think i'm that bad to begin with, but i'm not perfect either... and i'm trying to deal with things as they come. <BR> <BR> 5 years ago i twisted my ankle pretty bad... went to physical therapy for it and all... it's gotten better... can still be sore tho but hey, i was doing my workouts and it was fine! <BR> <BR> but last week, something happened, and now it's all sore again! i even think it's swollen at times... i'm just here re... Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:43:18 EST CHALLENGE ANYONE? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2234400 i see that people challenge/race each other to a certain weight... or to lose a certain amount... <BR> <BR> does anyone wanna do this with me? it will be fun!!!! doesn't matter how we lose it, as long as we lose it! and to see who gets to their goal first... <BR> <BR> let me know if you are down... thanks! <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Thu, 16 Jul 2009 15:06:38 EST basketball http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2150896 today was the first day i was to work out with my man... he almost cut out on me, i said it was fine, that i'd workout at home... but we ended up going to the school nearby with a basketball. <BR> <BR> he's a real good player, and me being out of shape and not athletic, well it was more of a challenge for me than him! haha... <BR> <BR> needless to say, i wasn't doing too bad. i almost beat him in 21 but at the last minute i lost a freethrow and had to go back to 13 points. <BR> <BR> we a... Sun, 14 Jun 2009 22:33:50 EST random talk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2141426 today is the third time i've worked out since sunday... core rhythms and a mile walk... for me, that's a lot! <BR> <BR> i was doing pretty good some months ago by working out... was doing my thing for a month when i got really sick, once i recovered, i got really lazy. <BR> <BR> my best friend is a good motivator for me... she's done so well and i know that if she can do it, i can... i'm so proud of her :) <BR> <BR> now that i'm getting back to my workouts... i need to get to eating better... Thu, 11 Jun 2009 00:01:59 EST