It's been about 3 weeks now that I've been tracking my food and exercising consistently. I've had days where I've gone over my calorie range but I'm ok with that. Things I've been doing:
- no fast food or soda
- cut back on processed a... Read more
I feel like a million bucks today.
It's a rest day for me as far as working out but my body needs it.
I've worked out 3 days in a row:
- Sunday 3 mile run
- Monday AM gym workout before work (weights and cardio)
- Tuesday AM gym ... Read more
Short and sweet - TODAY, not tomorrow, not next week, not November 1st, not January 1st, I will start changing my lifestyle. I WILL GET BACK ON TRACK.
How many times can you tell yourself this before you actually do it? For me, it's been ... Read more
Before I get to the point where I turn away from Spark completely bc I'm THAT ashamed of myself, I'm getting myself to blog. Because when I blog I put it out there, almost like challenging myself to get out of the nasty funk that I'm in.
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The IRONY of this blog entry being immediately after my "I've reached my goal" entry. It's humiliating. Maybe I got a big head after reaching my goal? I don't know. I know I've been scared to get on that scale and that I have:
- indulge... Read more
It's a great day, a day I thought would never come. I'm still kind of in awe. Since January 2007, I've been trying to get to 130, not really knowing or caring how. I've learned that it's not about the number, but how you feel about yourself t... Read more
I went into the Disneyland Half Marathon not planning on doing a PR but deep down HOPING I would (don't we all?). And I did it! I was so pumped!!
For the first 9 miles I was pacing at a subpar pace, it was so crowded - that's what you get... Read more
It was my uncle's 50th birthday dinner tonight and I found out the other day that it was at a Brazilian Buffet. Nice! I went to the website and almost cried - it is a MEAT BUFFET! Check it out, lamb, chicken, tri tip, sirloin, prime rib, lamb... Read more
Most people that know me would be SHOCKED to hear this. If you're wondering why I'm doing this, it's nothing related to weightloss. I just want to try it. I got the book Skinny Bitch at the airport on a whim a few days ago and finished it, an... Read more
Catching up! Weeks 5 through 7 (days 29 through 46); 7/21 through 8/8
My BMR is now 1362 by using this site: www.freedieting.com/tool s/calorie_calculator.htm#
Formula for calculating your calorie deficit (or surp... Read more
Sparkpeople truly has changed my life. I feel like a completely different person than I was a year and a half ago. I would look at Sparkpages and have a mix of emotions: hopeful that I'd be successful one day, discouraged that I was so far fro... Read more
Yeah! I am feeling so great!
I recommitted to Sparkpeople in June, started tracking my food as of June 15 and did it every day since. I've also been doing Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred (HIGHLY recommended!) and cardio about 5 times a wee... Read more
Ok Sparkers! I need your help!
On August 31, 2008 I'm running the Disney Half Marathon - yay!
For a 10k and Halfie that I did, I ran with a group of girlfriends from the Orange County Nest (newlyweds in OC message boards) and we had "... Read more
I can't believe I got suckered into reading Twilight. But now that I have, I am officially obsessed. Go TEAM EDWARD! This book is so good so far, ugh. I hate that I'm obsessing over a younger boy, which is so utterly gross, but since he's no... Read more