SPARKYONETWELVE's SparkPeople Blog SPARKYONETWELVE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community New Plan I have a crazy work schedule, so I have struggled to try to fit everything in on the days I work and still get a good night's sleep. For a long time, I have gone to the gym after work and then slept in the next day until 9 or 9:30. Well, I have finally figured out something that I think will work. New plan: <BR> <BR> Wake up 7 am <BR> Eat breakfast <BR> Go to gym <BR> Shower/chores/etc. <BR> Morning snack at 10 am <BR> Go to work <BR> Lunch at noon <BR> Snack at 3pm <BR> Dinner at 5-6pm ... Wed, 6 Jun 2012 10:56:21 EST Weight Loss Vases So I was not going to do these (I'm not much of a trinket kind of girl), but while I was at Walmart tonight I found myself in the home and craft section. Here's the result: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> And a fancy lighting pic that makes it easier to see the words :) <BR> <BR... Fri, 4 May 2012 22:11:42 EST Week 2 Reflections... I am just going to be honest. This week is sucking, majorly. <BR> <BR> I know that is a terrible attitude to have, especially coming from the girl who "seems to always be smiling," as a coworker told me yesterday. Therefore, I am going to split this blog up into negatives and positives, so I am not tempted to dwell in the negative. But I just really need to get this out, and I hope you guys understand. <BR> <BR> I'll start with the negative stuff so I can end on a good note. :) <BR> <BR... Thu, 3 May 2012 22:41:50 EST Visual Inspiration I know a lot of people who tell me that they have a person that is their visual inspiration- they want to either look like them, have their form, work out as hard as them, etc. I never really had that, until yesterday. I went to the gym, and there was this really fit girl there, and a buff, musclehead kind of guy. (Side tangent/funny story: he was try to hit on her and she was TOTALLY blowing him off.) I was not paying much attention to either of them, aside from laughing at the guy's fai... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:10:09 EST Letter to Myself in 8 Weeks- BLC14 Dear Miranda, <BR> <BR> That's right. You did it. I had faith in you all along. You lost inches, got stronger, and gained self-confidence. And you know what? You didn't give up. That is huge. Don't you feel so good? Keep it up, beautiful. <BR> <BR> Goals for BLC 14: <BR> <BR> -Lose 10 lbs. (Go from 337 to 327). <BR> <BR> -Drink 8+ glasses of water every day for 8 weeks. <BR> <BR> -Lose inches- I am not picking a number here, I will be happy with any loss! <BR> <BR> -Get to the... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:16:33 EST