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People trying to encourage me when I'm on the trail

Friday, March 29, 2013      8 comments

I felt like throwing this out there just because this has become more frequent now that more people are on the trails. So I'm about 235 lb. I literally just can't lose weight. I've been eating healthy, working out, doing strength training a... Read more

10 miles in 2 hours 25 minutes!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      5 comments

Hey guys! I'm still running. I've probably gone about 160 miles so far this year- is that good? I'm really starting to notice an improvement. I was struggling to keep at a 15 minute mile pace a few months ago and that was on a treadmi... Read more

Training for my first Half Marathon!!

Thursday, January 03, 2013      4 comments

Hey everyone! I know I haven't been posting much lately but I'm still keeping the spark alive! I was wondering if anyone has any advice or encouragement for me. My biggest fitness goal so far is to complete a half marathon! The race da... Read more

Coconut oil- a must for everyone!

Sunday, April 08, 2012      8 comments

I don't normally post something to endorse any product but I must tell you all about coconut oil. You should google it, seriously, It helps for weight loss, for a hair conditioner, for bruising, as a mild SPF, as a lotion, it helps HIV patients,... Read more

Life is good!

Thursday, March 29, 2012      0 comments

I haven't posted a blog in a while so here's my update! I started working at TWO gyms! La Fitness and a Ballys. I've been doing things I never expected, if you asked me years ago if I thought I would work at gyms I would have laughed in yo... Read more

5 lb down this week!

Monday, January 30, 2012      3 comments

This was a rocking week for me! I ate a lot this week, worked out over 7k calories worth and ended up down 5 lb according to the drop 10 lb in 10 weeks class I'm taking. Last week I was at 249 -cringe- this week I'm at 244! Of course the class i... Read more

BRB! Off to lose another 75 lb!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      5 comments

Hello! I haven't posted much on spark people this past year, mostly I've been busy with work and my beautiful nephew. In a nut shell the end of 2011 was pretty amazing, I got rid of some toxic influences/people in my life, I ran my first... Read more

Runkeeper

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      1 comments

I'm in Pittsburgh for the Summer/Fall and last month my brother came to town and he's one of those guys who is chubby but likes his women young and super skinny and thinks if you aren't super skinny you must sit at home eating twinkies all day. ... Read more

Well here I am in Texas!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011      0 comments

I've been in Texas a little over a month. It's been a nightmare but I'll go into it all later. Right now though I'm having a sort of funny conversation with an old school friend from middle school. It's weird sometimes when you h... Read more

Texas

Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

Once again I may be moving to Texas. The boyfriend lost his job yesterday and since he doesn't really like it in Pittsburgh and his family is all in Texas I feel like i should uproot myself from my mom/friends I only occasionally see and my... Read more

me against myself

Thursday, January 20, 2011      3 comments

I know this past year that I haven't really actively tried to lose weight is no one else's fault but my own but it's weird. I feel like my body went into this plateau and my mind went all cobwebby so that I don't feel like pushing past it. I'm t... Read more

Long year!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      2 comments

I know I haven't posted in this in so long. I haven't given up on my weight loss goals but with life I just haven't been able to exercise the way that I want to. It's still been in the top of my list. In October I bought an elliptical and now i... Read more

June 1st 2010

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

Man, today there will be quite a few Sparkpeople updates! First off, in September I checked my blood pressure to see where I was at: 119/71 and 103 bpm and I was at 233.2 lb at this point. I haven't been able to lose much weight ... Read more

May 13th

Thursday, May 13, 2010      2 comments

This has been a busy week! My boyfriend's family were in Canada for a train trip and it stopped in Toronto so we drove up, picked them up, looked around there and Niagara falls and then back to Pittsburgh. I had to clean up soo much since I... Read more

April 21st

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

I have been getting back into the swing of things. Right now my weight is at about 226.8. Seeing all my old goals from last year of hoping to be 40 pounds smaller now at my ambitious goal of staying a a 2lb per week loss and swinging down int... Read more


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