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#26 - Battling Sodium.
I have a confession to make: I love salt.
I love salty foods. I don't like to eat anything (baked potato, stir fry, rice, etc) without salt.
The problem: Salt is bad, and I feel like I'm bloated all the time.
Since I am trying ... Read more
#25 - Day One.
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to start my "journey" on New Year's due to a trip and illness.
So, today is Day One. ... Read more
#24 - A New Start.
After a long hiatus, I have decided that it's time to get back to it. I've had plenty of time to rest as well as work through things, and it's time to start working on me.
I did give up even though I shouldn't have; however, January 1st is... Read more
#23 - I Feel Lost.
This blog isn't happy. It contains complaining. ... Read more
#22 - All or Nothing.
Disregard the previous blog.
I think I worked out like once since I posted it. I am pretty disappointed in myself.
Here's the excuse: I have the "all or nothing" mentality. I think to myself: "Ok, I did a good job with my food today, ... Read more
#21 - I am Back!
So after finally finding my motivation as well as talking with a few people, I have come up with a schedule that is best for me:
- Estimated current weight: 160 lbs.
- Target weight: 130 lbs.
- Target lose per week: 1 lb.
- Target da... Read more
#20 - I am Ready.
The past few weeks have been quite difficult. My mom and I are in the midst of rescuing a sick kitten and with family in town almost every weekend, it has been difficult to keep myself on track. Also, I had lost my motivation because I hadn't lo... Read more
#19 - Confession.
I guess I am just having a one of those weeks. I haven't had time nor have I felt like exercising at all this week. I have been stuffing my face all week for several reasons:
1. Work is boring! We don't have much work right now.
2. I have... Read more
#18 - All Bottled Up. (I Just Needed to Vent; It's Not Really Related to SP. Sorry.)
I am apologizing in advance for this blog. I just need to write. Honestly, I wish there was a box that allowed me to make this only for me to see, but I guess I need to hear it.
I have been bottling my feelings for so long. I'm tired of bei... Read more
#17 - Small Things that Can Change the Whole Game.
On Monday night, I went to the grocery store to stock up for the week. I was kind of dreading this because lately, I haven't really been satisfied with my meals and snacks. I didn't want to have to go through another week of not-so-yummy food. I... Read more
#16 - "Actually, I Can."
My awesomeness of today:
*I ate within my calorie, protein, sodium, and fat ranges.
*I have 282 calories left.
*I went to the gym.
*I did some mean strength training today! ... Read more
#15 - Anything is Possible as Long as YOU Believe YOU Can Do It!
I had planned to go to the gym this morning at 5am to run before my Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi class at 6am. I hit the snooze button (boo!), but I made it to the gym at 5:30am. I wasn't really feeling it until I put the ear plugs in and started jammin... Read more
#14 - It sucks sometimes, but it is worth it!
"You treat life like a picture, but it's not a moment that frozen in time. It's not gonna wait till you make up your mind at all." - Rascal Flatts, "Feel like Today"
I was on the treadmill yesterday, and this song came on while I was runni... Read more
#13 - It was a GREAT day!
Today, I have a very successful day both in regards to eating and exercising.
Eating: I only had about... Read more
#12 - A Compliment Goes a Long Way!
So, I know that my last blog I was a little upset that I had not any weight after the very long week of exercising. However, I weighed in on Sunday (my official weigh in day) only to find that I lost a pound. To that, I am very happy. (At least ... Read more