Day 2: Oatmeal and Black Coffee...Not at Bad Start for the Day
Hello, friends! I'm feeling slightly better about things than I was yesterday. Had a decent day food wise..could have been better, but it could have been much worse! Started off the day right with Oatmeal, bananas, peanut butter, and black co... Read more
Starting Over...Day 1...Again!
I have to be honest with myself...the past few weeks have been horrible (as far as my healthy lifestyle is concerned). I have gone back to old habits...eating massive amounts of sugar, eating fast food, not keeping up with my food journal, not ... Read more
Day 46: Last Day of Detox...
Hooray! I made it through my detox without dying...or killing anyone else! I decided that in order to keep my motivation going for the days following the detox, I need to remember my accomplishments this week. If I can do it on the detox, I c... Read more
Day 45: 2 Days Left of Detox...
Hello everyone! So, I only have 2 days left of my detox, and I'm feeling great! I've lost about 5 lbs already, and I've had a ton of energy. If things continue to go this well in the next couple of days, I would say this was a success!
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Day 40: Let the Detox Begin!
Hello friends! So, as you can see from my last blog, I have been having some issues with binging...ok, I've been having LOTS of issues with it. Anyway, I'm starting a detox today to get all of that sugar and other crap out of my system, so I c... Read more
Day 38: Being Honest With Myself
Hello friends and fellow Sparkers. Okay, so just throwing everything out on the table. I did not follow my "diet" at all this weekend! I went to a Social Work Conference, which was awesome, but I really let myself go as far as the food was co... Read more
Day 31: The Challenge!
So, I realized that I forgot to post something pretty important on here this week. Starting on September 1, I began "The September Health Challenge," which is a challenge put on by my wonderful trainer, Anna, to motivate others to begin to live... Read more
Day 30: Feeling Like Superwoman!
Hello, folks! I know it's been a long time since I've blogged, but things have been insanely crazy (is that too repetitive?) this past week!
Most people reading this probably know that I was in a car accident and hurt my neck, shoulders,... Read more
Day 22: Good News (Finally!)
So, this past week has been absolutely insane! I was in a car accident on Tuesday (rear-ended on 183) and my car is probably totaled. Been fighting with insurance companies all week, so it has not been fun. Add in the fact that my back, neck,... Read more
Day 16: Back on the Wagon!
Don't really have much to say today, except for that I am feeling much better than I was yesterday. Despite some pretty nasty any bites, I managed to get a little physical activity in (not as much as I would have liked, but at least I wasn't to... Read more
Day 15: Another Major Disappointment
I had really planned on all of these being happy blogs, but part of this for me is holding myself accountable, which means blogging on the days I haven't been so good!
Friday and Saturday, I didn't stick to my meal plans as much as I have b... Read more
Day 11: Creativity in the Kitchen
Good morning/afternoon/whatever, people! So, I've figured out that one of my struggles with weight loss is that, well, I don't cook! It's not that I don't like to cook, or that I can't cook, I just...don't. So, as mentioned yesterday, one of... Read more
Day 10: My Goals
My trainer, Anna, asked me to write down 10 goals that I was hoping to accomplish with my new healthy lifestyle. Since I couldn't really think of anything else to write about today, I figured, hey, I have to do this anyway, may as well kill two... Read more
Day 9: Seeing progress!
Well, I haven't been able to blog for a few days due to the weekend scheduled and illness, but I'm back. Don't have a lot of time today since I arrived at work to find a virus on my computer (been on the phone with the IT department ALL MORNING... Read more
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Day 5: The Myth of Diet Soda!
Day 5, going great! Sticking to my meal plan, working out a little every night.... Read more