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Back from my Kidney Transplant! Also... I'm engaged!!

Thursday, February 23, 2012      19 comments

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's AMANDA!!! I'm back on SP. Four weeks ago TODAY, (January, 26, 2012) I had a kidney transplant at age 28. My wonderful father was my donor so we have been healing together. I'm already feeling better and I can't wait ... Read more

Kidney failure & backwards food requirements!!!

Thursday, June 23, 2011      18 comments

So I got some unfortunate news on Tuesday. My kidneys (which I always knew were bad) have gotten REALLY bad. There are 5 stages of kidney failure and I am in stage 5, the worst one. I'm meeting with my nephrologist August 4th to discuss what ... Read more

Done with school/CAMPING DOWN THE SACO/Couch to 5k

Thursday, May 26, 2011      8 comments

I've been really busy as of lately. I FINISHED ALL MY GRADUATE CLASSES!!! But there were some crazy papers, quite a few all-nighters, etc. I almost quit my job... (long story!) And the BF's father needs 24/7 care and I've started doing shift... Read more

TRANSLATION HELP!...please...pretty please.. help me!

Friday, May 13, 2011      2 comments
iS7U0zYfnGw I NEED HELP! hahaha I am doing an in depth musical analysis of "Tamatant Tilay/Exodus" by Herbie Hancock, Bob Marley, Tinariwen, K'NAAN, and Los Lobos. I am working just o... Read more

Sparkpeople HINDERING my exercise......?

Thursday, May 12, 2011      23 comments

Okay, so I am one of those people that does better with the "community" aspect of SP. I use it daily. I enter in all my food. But besides that.. I think it has become an addiction!! I stay on MUCH longer than I have to. I make sure I ge... Read more

WOMAN-TRIP!! What do YOU love about camping!? :-D

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      12 comments

WOMAN-TRIP IS FINALLY GOING TO HAPPEN! Here is the backstory... Zach (BF) always runs a MAN-TRIP! He and all his guy friends go up to the Saco River for a few days and they canoe and camp and all sorts of fun things. It has been goin... Read more

Mother's Day SUCCESS! Spilling over to the next day w/jury duty. Success all around!! :-)

Monday, May 09, 2011      6 comments

I wanted to write a blog about my Mother's Day eating... Every year, we always go to the Danversport Yacht Club where my grandparents take out my immediate family, and my aunts and uncles out to a fantastic buffet. I normally eat myself sick w... Read more

NEW CHALLENGES! Tears, Pictures, Running, and LOVING LIFE!

Thursday, May 05, 2011      7 comments

emoticon Okay. So I've been back on SP for a few days now after sabatical. I will do my first real weigh in TOMOR... Read more

AAAND I'm back on SP... :-)

Thursday, May 05, 2011      8 comments

So I left for a while. Never met my full goal, but life happened and I got caught up in other things. Grad classes are within DAYS of being over and I am so excited for it. I have student teaching in the fall but classes will be DONE!! ... Read more


Friday, May 28, 2010      3 comments

emoticon YAY! I am finally graduating tomorrow with my BA in Music Education. The ceremony is tomorrow and I jus... Read more

YAY! Feeling good today.

Monday, May 17, 2010      2 comments

So I weighed in this morning. I was down 1.8lbs at 172. When I started Sparkpeople back in October I was 183. That's 11 lbs in 8 months. I know it's healthy weight loss... but I was to step it up!! I know I'm not exercising so once school ... Read more


Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

I was asked last week to pick up a shift at work this morning. I woke up early, got ready, and headed to work. I showed up and they didn't need me and sent me home! I was both a little annoyed but grateful that I would have my day. Tomorrow ... Read more

Bad night - holding myself accountable.

Saturday, May 15, 2010      2 comments

So I found out that my roommate had invited one of my friends up last night earlier in the week. Finals started yesterday and even though I had nothing due this morning (Saturday) I was going to be responsible and do homework. My roommat... Read more


Monday, May 10, 2010      5 comments

I was extra good this week... And I was REALLY looking forward to this moring for weigh-in. I woke up with my period. emoticonRead more

FEELING Good... Organic Veggies and Banana Bread Muffins!

Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

Okay... so we're feeling good today. We had kind of a splurge lunch (I had tuna salad with fries and Zach had a blt) at this awesome little diner... So for dinner we decided let's be super good. I went to the supermarket and bought the whole ... Read more

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