XSENCIX's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=XSENCIX XSENCIX'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/ working out hurts rant http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666847 it hurts to work out .. the heavy breathing , admitting your not as flexible as you should be or once was. you have to hit pause to take a water break and or just to take a breather .Lets add in that you had to modify your work out because you could not totally do the workout <BR> <BR> yeah pretty sad to admin right but i am going to admit it <BR> <BR> I have a bad habit of working out and being focused , so much so I dont allow my self to be human and fail . Doing this just makes me b... Mon, 7 Apr 2014 20:16:57 EST curry rant http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5651138 I made green curry yesterday and well thai curry is spicy and personally I like spicy so I made it the way that I normally would make it and I did warn the people eating it and they said it was okay <BR> <BR> well now im annoyed because now they are saying your curry sauce needs to be changed you need to do it this way and or that way <BR> <BR> lets not forget that somebody got hurt burn like just mention that to me bc thats not gonna make me feel bad at all ( it does ) <BR> <BR> so ... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:06:10 EST cooking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5647410 So if you know me you know I go on cooking adventures . <BR> <BR> Yesteday I made Pork Tofu with watercress I was able to cut back on the salt a bit , changed the receipe a bit and it was awesome . I was craving soup and it was so long since I had made this dish . <BR> <BR> I also went to the farmers market and watercress is $2 a bunch which is a good deal in my opinion because at some markets they weight it and its $ 1 + a pound . I had a bunch of $15 and it was funny to me. <BR> <BR>... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:10:03 EST update -horrible feeling turned blessing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5644765 I had my teeth extracted on last tues , 2 bottom teeth gone . It was a interested experience . For those who have never had the joy of extractions . its a interesting process. <BR> Kidding... sort of . <BR> <BR> I will say that it was a trip to hear my tooth being pulled out and though i was completely numb i could feel the tugging and the pulling . The pressure was insane and that moment when you feel your tooth being released from your jaw is awesome . <BR> <BR> The after math of ev... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:51:46 EST 2014 will be awesome http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638875 Not long ago I received a post card from my niece and it said "2014 will be awesome " <BR> Well yes it will be . It got off to a rocky start but I have that things will be better and so far they have been . <BR> <BR> I am losing weight slowly , and am I upset at that now. NO <em>41</em> At least the numbers are going down and thats all I really want . <BR> <BR> My intake with veggies are going up and so is the water. <BR> <BR> I had mentioned that I wanted to get a new car and that ... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 18:38:35 EST blog for my saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5633498 Psoriasis is a pain to have . Lately I have not been able to workout because of the pain . I cant believe that its getting this bad . I am trying super hard not to freak out because stress just makes it worst. <BR> <BR> I am on Humira which has worked and my skin cleared up it was the best feeling ever quality of life improved . I let my self listen to other people and stopped my shots total fail because my skin got worst . <BR> <BR> From having spots on my inner thigh, toes and a patch o... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:45:39 EST Slow Cooker Obession http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5630243 Random Fact about me : I have a small collection of slow cookers. Currently own 7 , weird right . Each one is a different size, color,manual,electronic and triple . <BR> <BR> I used to do batch cooking, meal prepping which ever you want to call it . Totally something that helped me out but I stopped. Reason why I stopped , I got bored of the foods I was eating . Lame I know . <BR> <BR> Lately Ive been searching for clean recipes to try out . Tonight after work I am going to make Beef St... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:42:54 EST Happy Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5618098 Its friday and so far I had a great day . I slept in a bit and did a load of laundry . Headed out to costco did some shopping and it was a in and out trip which never really happens. I always ended up walking around and getting more things than i needed . That didnt happen today . <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> I went to starbucks to get a black ice tea and thought hey ! why dont I pay for the car behind me and I did and I also gave a tip for starbucks and told them to tell the car behin... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:03:21 EST work out dvd http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5614432 I had ordered a workout dvd it was a walking dvd and im sure you've seen it around . <BR> <BR> As a kid I had watched my mom do her walking video and couldnt see how it was a workout. <BR> <BR> Last night was day 2 and I did miles 1 and 2 <em>104</em> Its like a mile in 12 mins , supposedly . I wonder how they calculate that . <BR> <BR> To my surprise I was sweating and feeling pain in parts of my body that I was not aware of . Crazy <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> Its a walking dvd yet ... Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:30:00 EST meal prep weds http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5609299 Today is wed which is my sunday . I typed out my meal plan for feb and sat-sun for dinner I wrote down Slow Cooked Pepper Steak . This is a recipe that I have been eyeing out for a while. I just never got around to cooking it . <BR> <BR> One thing about me is that I have a few slow cookers and I believe the count is up to 6 slow cookers and 1 triple slow cooker. <em>40</em> I know weird.. i get sucked in by the cuteness and prints . <BR> <BR> I'll also be making breakfast bentos an... Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:37:24 EST workout on edit mode http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5607559 I have been doing the same workout for a while and its getting boring <BR> For me when I get bored , I ended up slowing down and then avoid it all together . <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> This year I promised my self to stay excited and keep going even when I feel like giving up because I want this year to be different . After all if you cant keep a promise to your self who can you keep a promise too. <BR> <BR> So i decided to put my workout on edit mode <em>334</em> <BR> <... Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:39:19 EST Numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5603475 For the first time in a long time I am not concerned about numbers . I used to obsess over the scale , my clothes size, my heart rate monitor and how much calories i eat . <BR> <BR> My clothes I went a size up , I gave in and just ordered a size up and clothes look better . Sometimes it be like that you gotta forgive your self for going in the wrong direction . <BR> <BR> As for the scale, I weighed my self the 1st day of the year and I refuse to step on the scale again till the next year j... Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:33:37 EST random blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5596346 can you believe that this month is almost over its already the 17th . <BR> <BR> currently i am at work and thought id take some time to vent about whats on my mind . <BR> <BR> i've been walking a mile on my treadmill and i have been doing a workout dvd . <BR> <BR> water intake has been horrible and just to give you a idea about how horrible it is , over the past 2 days i have drank about 4 cups of water yeah i totally give you permission to slap me now if you wanted too . <BR> <BR>... Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:04:50 EST Honolulu Marathon 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574722 Crazy right totally crazy but I was inspired by my friend who is about $300 + pounds and who completed the honolulu marathon 2013 . I believe it was done in 9 hours. <BR> <BR> Like seriously Im so proud of him and I am inspired. I can do this . <BR> <BR> Scared yes but one day at a time .. Happy New Years to all back to work i go Sun, 29 Dec 2013 15:09:50 EST shopping for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5555172 Hello Spark Family , I am still alive . I am doing well with my blood pressure , my doctors and I are focused on eating well ,exercise is on hold . So far I have lost 12 pounds with out exercise. Which is crazy to me . <BR> <BR> The focus is on whole foods and oddly enough I am learning to love green smoothies before I would load up the fruit and the greens would be almost non existent but now more than half the cup is greens. <BR> <BR> January i will start my workout program and am I e... Mon, 2 Dec 2013 15:17:37 EST new meds http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5532347 The veggie life is going well, I think my body is adjusting ok . I do have some headaches but i can deal with it . <BR> <BR> My doctor prescribed a new blood pressure med and a water pill . The BP pill is 10mg from 100mg and the water pill is 50 mg <BR> <BR> OKAY ! This water pill is no joke . I lost count of how many times I went to the bathroom and like it is insane . <BR> <BR> I am hoping with the new veggie life I can get my blood pressure under control <BR> <BR> I have a new lo... Mon, 4 Nov 2013 21:06:41 EST A positive note http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5528438 It has been a while since I have been on here. I hope all is good with everybody . <BR> Its Halloween , so happy pumpkin day. <BR> <BR> My new addition is my HydroFlask it is a pricey water bottle but it is worth every penny ! <BR> <em>194</em> I am usually not a fan of ice cold water but I am just amazed at how the ice cubes are still ice cubes after 12 hours. crazy . <BR> <BR> So finally went vegetarian again <em>485</em> <em>267</em> its officially day 2. <BR> <BR> I ha... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:19:44 EST Moving Forward http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5507154 A lot of things happened this past month . I finally woke up and saw the light and told my self you are stronger than this . I am . It may have taken a few food binge moments and more than a few shopping trips and a heck of a lot of self dout but I can say I am okay now . <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I am starting to catch up with old friends via text, kik and through instagram and just talking on the phone . I am not ready to hang out with anybody yet . Though I would need to buy clothes sin... Mon, 7 Oct 2013 15:57:14 EST Catch up Sept Challenge 17-24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5496160 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1012084660.jpg"> <BR> I'm happy with this day . Love the new workout pants , definitely a investment I should of made a while ago . Curry was a cheat meal, yellow curry is a fav I get it with tofu and mild heat. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1092097457.jpg"> <BR> I have not ever had a weigh in where I dropped numbers .. I've really only been able to drop a pound or 2 at a time . If you had asked me a few months ag... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:42:57 EST 2 a day workouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5490551 So i am trying not to sound like a broken record but i am still having a hard time adjusting to being single. <BR> <BR> last night I actually called him and said I miss you .. like darn I just gave him a 1 up on me. <BR> <BR> <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> yesterday I started 2 a day workout , I did a light workout in the morning and then I did a 5 mile walk at night. <BR> I was really happy with the walk , it was a struggle to get going but after mile 3 it was a go and I felt like I could d... Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:27:48 EST Catch up sept challenge 11-16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5487711 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l188081755.jpg"> <BR> It was a decent workout <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l930616760.jpg"> <BR> Walking in circles <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l259626456.jpg"> <BR> Slowly moving down <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l230254809.jpg"> <BR> Forcing my self to workout <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1241349802.jpg"> <BR> I seriously love t... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:52:13 EST walking much http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5483984 I will say that i am enjoying going out and walking and getting some miles in .There isnt a time , pace or mile set when I do my walk , I just set out to walk and where ever I go , I just make sure i end up at home lol <BR> <BR> Its been going well since being free and breaking up . I am more focused on getting exercise and things are still out of sync . I know it'll take some time to fully adjust and just going back into a flow . <BR> <BR> For now I am just happy with how things are g... Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:21:35 EST Sept challenge 8-9-10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5483740 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1823905166.jpg"> <BR> Great walk new route <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l734369217.jpg"> <BR> Breakfast waking up early enough to cook <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l642449094.jpg"> <BR> Decent walk Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:46:25 EST sept challenge 5-6-7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5479872 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1667950102.jpg"> <BR> <BR> First weigh in great moment for the trying week <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/6/l366411475.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Dinner , costco run after having no food in the house. not too bad if i say so <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1114799792.jpg"> <BR> <BR> i wasnt impressed with my workout for burning so little but then i looked in my mirror and saw that my enti... Sun, 8 Sep 2013 20:37:43 EST Sept challenge 3-4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476307 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l261629272.jpg"> <BR> <BR> this is my day for 3 & 4 of sept. <BR> <BR> Today was a good day and then it just got worst , I am officially single to the turn of 425.50 , thats the amount I will have to pay to turn off my ex bf's phone in oct. <BR> <BR> I am annoyed but mostly just hurt, I am crying but of all the effort I put in the relationship and how he can just forget about me and I guess I have to forget about him . <BR> <BR> I do... Thu, 5 Sep 2013 00:57:29 EST Sept Challenge Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474864 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1319326502.jpg"> <BR> I found my green tea . I bought this a while ago and after reading it I saw that there is green tea in so score . I found this at target , its pretty yummy . <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l409834961.jpg"> <BR> This was dinner, I made porkchop, corn and there was some cream of mushroom soup and a bit of rice. <BR> <BR> I did some yoga today , it was a good day . It was a slow moving day but... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 17:27:15 EST Sept Challenge Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5473157 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2020414853.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l291536598.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I was able to workout before work this morning and it was slow moving but I got it done Monthly is here and I am not feeling great <BR> Trying to avoid all the foods that I am craving . Salty and Sweet foods are in over drive. <BR> <BR> I also stepped on the scale and I fell off the wagon when I got sick and its been a struggle to get back on ... Mon, 2 Sep 2013 05:13:42 EST Labor Day Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5471171 Its a 3 day weekend and I will be working . I have Monday off but work sat/sun . <BR> <BR> Nothing exciting today , I paid some bills did a few errands, got annoyed, went to walmart and now I am at work till 9pm . <BR> <BR> yes i am a boring person <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I was able to find my camera , I am sure I mentioned that only to find out that my battery that is rechargeable is dead . which is perfect bc every time I need a battery we have none in my house <em>39</em> Glad ... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:33:02 EST FAT YOGA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5470337 Your too fat for yoga .. <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>39</em> <em>46</em> <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> Yeah pretty much how I felt when somebody said that . <BR> <BR> Well to you missy who said has the "volleyballs" to say that to me . I CAN STILL DO SPLITS BETTER THAN YOU AND IM FAT <BR> <BR> SO HA ! <BR> <BR> <BR> I dont care if i have to modify my moves to do it , Im gonna do it and for the record i wont always be this weight and my yoga will be awesome, better . <BR> <BR>... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:12:08 EST Freezer Meals,Sept Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5468126 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/8/l785618367.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I've heard about these for a while now and if you know me , I have been meal prepping for some time . Though lately I have been craving home cooked food . So I have been trying really hard to make meals healthier and have that home cooked feel . <BR> <BR> I have only made two so far , Chicken Broccoli Alfredo & Taco Black Bean Soup. I do have a bunch of recipes that I want to try out before I make a whole batch... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:04:37 EST new attitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5462195 Its my sunday and wed for all . I made breakfast for my brother and my mom , breakfast burritos which in my opinion is a bit healthier than having them go through mc donalds <BR> <BR> I did a load of laundry and I went to walmart and picked up some chicken , celery and carrots . Chicken Dumpling is whats for dinner and lunch for work for the next 2-3 days . Lately I have been wanting soups and it gave me a reason to use my new crock pot . <BR> I found the recipe on all recipes.com ,... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:29:45 EST Heart Broken but driven http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5460111 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1738616722.jpg"> <BR> I had a morning workout and I was able to burn 300 calories. Being sick for almost 2 weeks has really affected me , I hate this feeling . I wish I was didnt get sick . So I guess I am going to try super hard to avoid getting sick . <BR> <BR> 300 calories is better than 0 calories <BR> <BR> I made a mistake of speaking with my ex and attempting to try again ... <em>39</em> <BR> nothing good came out of it .... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:08:19 EST Trainging http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453085 Training for my run is annoying me but I know it will pay off . Going from fat kid to doing a half marathon is no joke .. <BR> <BR> So yesterday was my first workout in a long time , still feeling a bit sick and asthma probs but I am over laying around and feeling like a slug . <BR> <BR> i did a 25 min walk with some gazelle action and finish with lights . total was 48 mins and 307 calories burned , not bad . <BR> <BR> Today going to do another 25 min walk and leave it at that . <BR> <... Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:25:15 EST 193 days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5449312 I am still feeling sick , I've only managed to get in a 1 mile walk here and there with my asthma self struggling to breath and yes while I did rest I swear the air in my house wasnt doing me good . I wanted fresh air lol <BR> <BR> so 193 days till the Great Aloha Run .. <BR> <BR> The reason for this post is because I was unaware just how much people would have the b@lls to straight up tell me you cant achieve this . <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> Like thank you for taking the time out of y... Thu, 8 Aug 2013 22:01:27 EST Hawaii http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5446697 I live in Hawaii and you could ask me how many times I go to the beach and I would be able to count the times on my hand . <BR> Sad , yes I know. I told my self this year i would change that . I did go a few times. <BR> <BR> I had planned on going to Kualoa Beach Park , one of my favorite spots and actually walk this entire park or as far as I could go . I am curious to see just how many miles I could rack up walking around the park . <BR> <BR> TOM told me no today , I feel like I got r... Tue, 6 Aug 2013 16:43:21 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5445674 Happy Monday Spark Family . <em>247</em> DId you guys have a great weekend ? <BR> <BR> I had to work on saturday and it was crazy busy and then I got to hang out at after . Was feeling a bit under the weather and just chilled. I asked my boss to give me sunday off so I could sleep all day , which i did . Turned on the AC and let my body rest. <BR> <BR> Still feel a bit sick , drinking as much water as i can . I ate ramen for lunch .The soup helped a bit and the noodles was soft enough... Mon, 5 Aug 2013 20:41:45 EST eat clean challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5442510 i would say most of my foods are clean i could put a little more effort into make sure it's as clean as possible <BR> <BR> I have a few more days of meals left before I have to cook again , at that time I am going to challenge my self to eat clean and be completely honest with my self <BR> <BR> also i wont be taking my fat burners or preworkouts <em>104</em> it is time to dig deep and find my inner strength to get my self through my workouts and tell my self you dont need to eat t... Fri, 2 Aug 2013 16:45:08 EST scales lie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441198 About a week ago i had purchased a under armour tank top that was in a xl and usually i fit a xxl or even a xxxl ... which by then is venturing into mens sizes for workout clothes and that usually means non cute. <BR> <BR> anyways i took a picture when i got home and then yesterday bc i failed to do laundry i was forced to use that tank top . I wasnt feeling up to it but i had no other choice well i put it on and to my surprise it fit a bit differently . not a whole lot but enough to make... Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:45:12 EST Meal Prep & 5 miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5440226 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l322412885.jpg"> this was my walk last night I had to drag my self but i got it done , so recently i learned that oh idk its probably best to get walking/running shoes a 1/2 size to a full size because bc well your feet swell during long distance run/walks..... heard this from a few people . i did end up doing a google search and a few things came up ... thats probably my feet had a numb feeling omg i probably killed a few things in my foot ... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 20:28:44 EST Salty Much http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5438720 So here I am eating good, drinking a gallon of water a day , making sure i sweat for 30 mins and most times i go a bit longer, walking more miles than ever ! <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> avoiding mc donalds and other fast food places and my beloved pizza <BR> <BR> <em>46</em> and yet mr scale you want to tell me i gained 3 pounds ! <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> like really ... come on .. <BR> <BR> am i mad ? no.. more like annoyed . I keep telling my self the scale is the devil , it ch... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:40:40 EST keep pushing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5438055 I feel sick though I am sure its weather and lack of sleep . I have been stressed and during that I have found a new love for long distance walking, <BR> <BR> August I will be trying to find the balance . I planned out my workouts for next month . Currently still working on my meals . For the most part my food intake has taken a great 360 but with all things it could still be improved. <BR> <BR> I am going to be focused on eating clean as much as possible. That will be a challenge in mak... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:33:16 EST 8 . 3 miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5434456 i said i wouldnt do another long distance walk till tuesday but it happened. 8.3 miles a little less than the first walk i did but i am still happy with it . <BR> <BR> i did a different route this time and i used my nike app instead of strava app. <BR> <BR> Weird but I think its a good thing, I LIKE LONG DISTANCE WALKING ! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Excited for my next walk lol never thought I would say that <BR> <BR> Next walk is tomorrow after work , going to see how many laps I c... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 16:19:56 EST planning workouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5433714 Alright so I am set on doing the Great Aloha Run in Feb 2014. <BR> <BR> My schedule for my workouts are as followed. <BR> <BR> Monday- Cross Train <BR> Tues -3miles <BR> wed- Yoga <BR> Thurs-3miles <BR> Friday-cross train <BR> Saturday - Cross Train <BR> Sunday -5 miles <BR> <BR> Food wise I am working on next months meals and well water intake I get a gallon a day sometimes more . <BR> <BR> A note on my water , I get my gallon waters from safeway and I asked the manager if I co... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:18:44 EST 9.5 miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5433393 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l829232573.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I did my first 9.5 miles, EVER ! I am so proud of my self . Glad I didnt get rained on because my phone would have drowned . <BR> <BR> It was a longer walk than I had planned but I was annoyed and I just kept walking and before you know it I was home and I had racked up that much miles <BR> <BR> Which got me thinking I can totally do the Great Aloha Run and I really dont care if I walk it alone . <BR> <BR> P... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:36:47 EST workout clothes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5427516 as much as i want pretty cute workout clothes the price for them and the lack of fitting most sucks <BR> <BR> i was getting really sick of doing laundry every 2-3 days because i ran out of workout clothes <BR> <BR> before work i went to walmart and picked up a few things 20 items for $50 , ill take it ! <BR> <BR> lately ive been working out morning and at night after work , 2 a day workouts seem crazy but at night i want to snack , drinking water isnt helping and trying to force my se... Sat, 20 Jul 2013 17:04:24 EST happy friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5426796 this morning i got in 2 great workouts , not the fastest for cardio and i probably could have burned more calories but it was one of those workouts where you think and reflex, so yeah i am happy with what i burned today . <BR> <BR> i ended up having a cheat day with my foods, i am all thrown off today but thats okay i am getting my water in and i had a great workout . <BR> <BR> i was planning on getting in another workout tonight but i am just going to do some laundry and rest up ...arg... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:38:06 EST Emotional Eating turned into a workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5426691 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l174101980.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Working out now is more enjoyable with the the HRM <BR> <BR> I was upset and instead of emotional eating it was emotional workout . <BR> <BR> Two different workouts , I was still upset so I did a 2nd workout . <BR> <BR> <BR> Gotta love being in hawaii outdoor workouts are awesome Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:46:13 EST all sizes not equal rant http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425585 I am the type of person where I use my jeans and wait till the very last minute to buy new ones. I usually buy a bunch of the same jeans at one time. <BR> <BR> Finally got down to 1 pair of jeans and desperately needed new ones. <BR> <BR> Size is 18 and this is my problem . <BR> <BR> Torrid I wear a size 18 which translates to 38 waist and 47 hip <BR> <BR> Old Navy in Hawaii DOES NOT CARRY OLD NAVY + its rare to find in store and when you do its because somebody ordered it and didn... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:59:30 EST Meal Prep Wed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5424615 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1346082213.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today I did meal prep and this is meals for 5 days . I got home at 6am and put frozen chicken breast in the crock pot for 4 hrs. <BR> Went to costco and picked up frozen spinach , fresh broccoli , fresh asparagus and sweet potato. <BR> <BR> Total Calorie count for this meal is 313 . <BR> <BR> I must say I am mighty proud of this meal . I got veggies that are good for the body . <BR> <BR> anyways thats... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:21:29 EST Fitness app fail http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5422626 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l509699660.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's 11:22pm and I'm ready to sleep but I wanted to post this. <BR> <BR> I could not bring my self to buy a HRM , to me I just could not see my self spending the money But am I soo glad I did. <BR> <BR> Came home after work and saw amazon box waiting for me which only means one thing HRM is here could not resist I had to do a 30 min workout , something I always did and was curious to see how accurate the fitness ... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 05:27:17 EST