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Well I can't say the weight loss thing has been going well. I have been eating everything in sight and not tracking hence the +4.1lbs this week over last...yikes. However, on the upside of things which is much more fun to look at, I am startin... Read more
50 Questions just for fun
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?: Don't think so.
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?: Sunday, talking with my mom...lol...I cry alot.
3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?: Sometimes.
4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT?: none, don... Read more
Ok so todays proves that once again my biggest problem is failure to PLAN!!! My wonderful husband offered to bring me a sub for lunch, I said sure that would be great except I didn't do few things. 1 - I didn't tell him to bring me something ... Read more
This blog is part of the motivate challenge that I am taking part in. The question this week is:
What brought you to motivate, to spark? Why are you ready to take on your weight loss goals now? And if you have been struggling, what is get... Read more
What does Crystal like to do for fun?
Seems like a simple questions right....What do you, Crystal, like to do for fun? After an 45 minute session with my counselor this is the question that stumped me. I mean I do lots of things because I should, or because they need to be done bu... Read more
Another active day
Well today was busy, I went to work did the groceries, came home threw dinner in the crock pot, walked 4.6km and I'll be off to the chiropractor and then yoga very soon. Today's plan included a walk/run but my hip would have nothing to do with ... Read more
30 Day Shred - Day 1 Level 1
HOLY COW is all I have to say. That was quiet the workout. I was looking for something quick to do on my no run days that include some strength training. Well does this ever fit the bill. Is quick, it's hard and my muscles worked big time. ... Read more
I decided today that I was going to redo Day 2 of the C25K program. It was a great move on my part let me tell you. Up until now I had not been able to run that full minute during the run portion but today, I did 7 out of 8 times! (Insert Hap... Read more
Day 2- C25K
Even though my day has been pretty crummy (woke up to no hydro, car is broken could not get to work and husband is out of town) it seems to be turning around. The hydro came back on, and my husband is on his way home. Hopefully the car issue c... Read more
The date is set!
I will meet with my councilor on the 17th of November! I am proud of myself for doing this. I am looking forward to seeing how this helps with me. I feel like I need an outsider to listen to me and maybe give me some advice.
On a more... Read more
I did it....I called
I called the program through work today so that I could talk to someone about what's going on with me. I should hear back within 48 hours and get an appointment. I guess that's step one, I am really really nervous but feel like I am making the... Read more
Hard Cold Truth
I struggle with my weight, I binge eat, I have issues that I have been not willing to acknowledge and/or deal with and I suffer from periods of profound depression.
To the outside world I am a cheerful elementary school teacher that loves... Read more
FAIL - First Attempt In Learning
O.K. I tell my students this all the time. FAILING = an attempt at learning something, you get to try again.
So tomorrow I am going to try again. Try that is to stay within range for calories. Truth be told I ate like crap this weekend... Read more
Slow and steady
As I was going through my sparkpage I realized that I had not adjusted my goal since I came back to spark. I had originally set it to lose 2lbs/week and 5 days/cardio but as I sit here and think about it, that's not realistic for my life. So I... Read more
It's been a long time!
Well it would see the last time I blogged here on sparkpeople was July of 09. Yikes that was a long time ago. Well I am back on spark people up 10 lbs from my lowest weight. Although it is slightly frustrating, 10 lbs up seems like nothing co... Read more