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*AMBER512
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Changed my name again
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      3 comments

Apparently I am very undecided when it comes to my Spark username. But hey, I've been here awhile so I'm allowed to change things up, right? I wanted it to be amber512 to include my month and date of birth, but it said another user already... Read more
I broke the arctrainer!
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      5 comments

So my go-to machine at the gym is this thing called an ArcTrainer. It is sort of a cross between an elliptical and a stairmaster. I can really get my heart pumping on it and it's just plain fun. But today, I must have been a little bloate... Read more
2 Year Anniversary
Saturday, February 07, 2009      12 comments

Well it's my "sparkiversary" or however they spell it. I joined Sparkpeople two years ago today. So I decided to take the time to sit back and reflect upon what I've learned in the last two years. 1. Only I can decide if I am meeting my g... Read more
Super Bowl
Monday, February 02, 2009      7 comments

Well it was a great day! I wasn't rooting for anyone in particular and it was actually a really interesting game. I'm really not a sports fan, but there was plenty of suspense this time around to keep me interested. I made some Hungry Girl re... Read more
February 1st
Sunday, February 01, 2009      3 comments

It's a brand new month! I have been having a hard time lately. The stress and anxiety have been killing me. And what's more annoying is that at the moment I really don't have a lot to be stressed and anxious about! No more than the usual stu... Read more
Crazy Weather
Monday, January 19, 2009      5 comments

Ok first it was the snowstorm and getting snowed in for days. Now it's the windstorm! It's annoying to be blown away as you're trying to walk down to the car! lol What's worse is that we keep losing power. I am fine with it until I think... Read more
I married the right man
Monday, December 08, 2008      13 comments

Have you ever had one of those conversations that changes the way you look at things? For quite awhile I've thought that the reason behind the things I do was one thing, when it turns out it's something else entirely! This revelation hasn'... Read more
Up five pounds, down three inches
Saturday, November 22, 2008      8 comments

I knew my body was good at gaining weight, but I didn't know how good! So since I've changed my goals into gaining muscle, I've gained five pounds. is it all muscle? Probably not. But I have lost an inch off my hips and two inches off my sto... Read more
It's time to build some muscle!
Friday, October 24, 2008      9 comments

I had gotten it into my head that I should get down to 144. That would be 101 pounds lost. This was my goal because 144 is where I go from being "overweight" to "normal" on the BMI scale. Weight loss has become basically impossible. I can s... Read more
Putting things into perspective
Thursday, October 23, 2008      6 comments

So the scale goes up and down like it has a mind of its own. Right now it's up. But I was looking at my measurements and weigh-in graphs. Did you know I'm down 97 pounds? I have also lost 4 inches off my neck, almost 20 inches off my waist, ... Read more
Apple Tasting
Saturday, October 11, 2008      4 comments

So I went to an apple tasting today! It was pretty fun. I got to try a ton of different varities of apples. I found some ones that were amazingly yummy, and some that were just NOT my cup of tea. Speaking of tea, I tried some green tea y... Read more
Thin is the New Happy
Thursday, October 09, 2008      3 comments

So I just got done reading this book Thin is the New Happy by Valerie Frankel. Oh my goodness, it was so good! If you can find it, you should definitely give it a read. It's about her life as a chronic dieter and coming to terms with acce... Read more
Clinical Study : Anxiety
Thursday, October 02, 2008      6 comments

I mentioned that I was going to write a blog about this, so here it is! I am participating in a clinical study for anxiety. So right now I'm either taking an anti-anxiety medication, or I'm on the placebo. The only bummer of which is that... Read more
Dreyer's (or Edy's) Limited Edition : Apple Pie
Thursday, October 02, 2008      1 comments

I had previously tried their peppermint flavor, which only stays around for a limited time. It tastes just like a peppermint candy! But what I'm truly amazed with is the apple pie flavor. Oh my gosh, it's just like eating apple pie ala mo... Read more
Amber Tried It : Wendy's Chili
Sunday, September 28, 2008      4 comments

Ok, so my plan today was to try something new. I sometimes get a hankering for fast food, but I get bummed when I do because it's often a lot of calories for something that really isn't filling. Well I heard that the chili at Wendy's is re... Read more

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