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First Day of A New Job
I'm so excited! My new job began today. I get free access to a fitness center! I will be working out all the time! Plus, I'm parking kind of far away, so I get a good amount of walking every day as well. And with all the structured time (and foo... Read more
Felt Like Blogging
I feel like blogging, although I don't really have anything in particular to say. I suppose I can start by making some observations and posting my latest health/fitness endeavors.
Today was unseasonably warm. I'm worried this summer will be... Read more
Back Into That Bikini Challenge: Week Four Blog (February Accomplishments)
As part of the "Back Into That Bikini Challenge" for team "Living Healthy in Our 20s," I'm adding a blog post summing up my accomplishments this February. I've accomplished a lot, though not everything I set out to accomplish. And that's how it ... Read more
Back Into That Bikini Challenge: Week Three Blog (Goals Update)
Well, I'm here to provide an update on the goals I set out in my previous goals blog on January 31st. So I haven't been doing too well! I haven't been purposefully performing each and every goal like I originally wanted to. Nevertheless, I think... Read more
A Wellness Confessional: Intro & Chapter 1
Hi Sparkers! I've been thinking lately, about myself, my goals, my journey trying to live healthfully. I am so obsessed by the question of how to make myself do what is good for me that I've gone and gotten a master's degree searching for some b... Read more
Back Into That Bikini Challenge: Week Two Blog (Valentine's Day)
As a part of the Living Healthy in Our 20s team challenge "Back Into That Bikini Challenge," we're supposed to post a blog about how we feel about Valentine's Day.
For me, there's not much to say really. As a kid, my family celebrated by gi... Read more
Back Into That Bikini Challenge 2/1-2/28 GOALS
As part of February's "Back into that bikini challenge" on the Living Healthy In Our 20s team forum, I am writing up a blog entry with my January goals. From what I understand, it's important to make goals specific (exactly what, when, where, wi... Read more
Moving: To Pittsburgh, On, and (Hopefully) Down the Scale
So my fiance and I have moved in with his folks in Pittsburgh. He's liking his job, which keeps him away from the house from about 7 am to 6 pm every weekday. His mom got me a membership at their nearby yoga/Pilates studio. I have unlimited clas... Read more
Eat To Live apple pita
Mmm, I just made the most satisfying delicious thing! I toasted a whole wheat pita and spread a little almond butter on it, sprinkled cinnamon on that and topped it with apple slices. Then I cheated a bit and made chai tea, adding unsweetened ... Read more
Eat To Live update
Okay, so, I've been on Eat To Live (more or less) since my mom's visit on July 16th. I've lost about 15 pounds. I've had some slip ups, at first due to trips out of town and things (I would order salads in restaurants and just let myself eat w... Read more
Eat To Live!
Last weekend (July 15-17), my mom came down to visit me and my fiance. She's been following Eat To Live for some time now, and asked if it would be fine to continue eating that way during her visit. I have been in the midst of trying to get he... Read more
I've not always been good in my life about eating breakfast. I think the habit of skipping breakfast really got engrained into me in high school, when I had so much trouble just getting up in time for school that I skipped breakfast altogether.... Read more
Whew! It's been a while...
Hello again, everyone. SparkPeople is a great site in that if you disappear for a bit, the emails call you back and you can pick right up again. Today is a good day. I ate the Aldi equivalent of Kashi's GoLean Crunch for breakfast with some s... Read more
Today I attended a symposium for graduate students who will be teaching assistants this fall. I will be assisting my adviser in an undergraduate research methods class. I got my fiance to drive me to campus this morning, but after that, I was ... Read more