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Planning & Motivation ... undone by food

Monday, February 10, 2014      0 comments

So, I planned to go to the gym today but when I got home, I really wasn't feeling it. I just wanted to relax and just do nothing. Work was stressful today. But motivation won out and I went to the gym and did ST. But then I just sat down t... Read more

Remebering to eat or rather, packing enough to eat

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday I went to the gym before work to do cardio after my ST on Monday. I was really hungry after my workout but I didn't want to eat my main meal so i had crackers with PB for the protein. I ate my lunch and then about 2/3 of the way throu... Read more

Recovery Time

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      0 comments

So yesterday was my 2nd day back at the gym in the new year. And surprisingly this morning, my body doesn't really ache. I knew that I was working my muscles because by rep 10, I wanted to stop but I kept my form for those last few reps. I think... Read more

Today was a good day at the gym

Monday, January 27, 2014      0 comments

So, I'd planned to go to the gym this afternoon but a text from a friend to go out after work, changed my plans. Instead, I left the house an hour earlier than normal to allow myself to get back home in time to shower and change. Read more

Finally got to the gym!

Thursday, January 23, 2014      0 comments

This is both a happy and a sad post. I finally made it to the gym. yay for me! but i've struggled to go for weeks so going to the gym one day is not a big ta da either. But I had planned it out yesterday that I would go in the AM, but I ha... Read more

Update

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      0 comments

So I stepped on the scale this weekend 178. Which I don't blame myself for. I just came back from a bachelorette weekend in Vegas. When you are paying $42 for dinner for just yourself, you kinda want to get your money's worth. While I did eat v... Read more

Short Term Goal Not Met, but Close

Friday, January 03, 2014      0 comments

So I stepped on the scale this morning and 177.6. I didn't reach my short term goal of 175, but I am close, just 2.6lbs away. I can't believe I'm down to 177 already. I haven't been in the 170's for a year. At this time last year, I was 173lbs. ... Read more

Still slacking... but not gaining..

Tuesday, December 24, 2013      3 comments

So, I weighed myself yesterday morning, 180.0 exactly. So I lost 0.8 lbs from last week. What did I do? Nothing. I'm still struggling to get my butt to the gym. Now, even though I'm not going to the gym, I've been cleaning my house. That's physi... Read more

22.7 miles in 1 Week.. Now I know why I was so tired.

Sunday, December 08, 2013      2 comments

I've been a little MIA recently and that's because I've been on vacation. I went to Quebec, Canada for a week. It was cold, and it snowed, but I had an awesome time. So.. 22.7 miles. That's INSANE. I finally sat down today to map a lot of t... Read more

6lbs down..

Sunday, November 24, 2013      2 comments

So I stepped on the scale this morning, 182.4lbs. I didn't believe the number so I stepped on the scale again. Same reading. I don't know how I lost the weight. Ok - so I do know. I just hate to admit it. I just haven't been eating that much. I'... Read more

Time for an Update

Tuesday, November 19, 2013      1 comments

I weighed myself this morning after having a drink of water and my weight is down to 184.6. I'm very proud of where I am. I've got my plan better sorted out then from previous attempts to lose weight. I'm doing a mainly flexitarian diet. I ... Read more

Just a Little Reminder to myself...

Tuesday, October 08, 2013      1 comments

Since I'm starting over again, I wanted to give myself a little reminder of where I started, where I went, and where I will go again. Every time I'm unmotivated, or doubting, I know to come to this blog and remember how this weight didn't get pa... Read more

So i'm back... 10 months later.. whoops..

Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

So, what turned into a mini stretch of not exercising, and stress at work and home and I completely fell off.. for 10 months. This is a real struggle for me, but I know I can do it. And in my absence, a lot of stuff has become clear to me. I fi... Read more

Who says healthy food doesn't taste good?

Sunday, January 13, 2013      4 comments

A lot of times, people talk about being on a "diet" and how healthy food just doesn't taste as good. And people are misled. We are a society that relies heavily on sauces. We put gravy on our meat, mashed potatoes, veggies, even sausage gravy ... Read more

So I did not make it through the holidays unscathed

Saturday, January 12, 2013      1 comments

So I had hoped to be good during the holidays but when I went home, there were no less the 4 different desserts: pineapple upside down cake, cookies, cupcakes, banana bread, etc. Every day, I was asked if I wanted to drink and ate lots of ... Read more


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