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Back in Black

Sunday, March 23, 2014      0 comments

So, after a very long hiatus, I'm back. Last year, I got to my highest weight: 216. I lost about ten pounds over the course of a half year, just by being slightly more active and doing less binge eating. This past month, I have start... Read more

Where is my motivation?

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      3 comments

So I recently stopped using Birth Control because I gained weight while taking it (that, and I had to get my prescription renewed in a new city with limited transportation.) And I don't know if it's hormones, but man, I feel really down and out ... Read more

It's not competition

Saturday, September 29, 2012      2 comments

First, let me get one thing straight: I am absolutely *thrilled* that my boyfriend is so successful on his diet. He started out weighing about 4-5lbs less than I and he's down over 13lbs now. The kicker is, I've been eating super healthy, ... Read more

Clothes -challenging my perception

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      4 comments

You know what's awesome? Having a closet packed with clothes that don't even come close to fitting you, but can't bear to throw them away since you just did a closet purge. I know, I know, everybody says that you should clear out your closet bec... Read more

Raw Food

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      1 comments

One of the major premise of Eat to Live is that we should be having raw, leafy greens on a daily basis, and should comprise the bulk of what we consume for the day. Right now, I'm having a DELICIOUS smoothie with banana, blueberries, spinach, a ... Read more

Part Two: Musings/Ramblings on Walking

Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

As a writer I've done my fair share of "environment writing,"(or “exploring the narrative environment” if you want to get more academic about it) but most of those were confined to urban settings. *Fun fact: I once turned in a collection of essa... Read more

Part One: Musings/Ramblings on Walking

Sunday, September 23, 2012      0 comments

The past few days I've encountered writers promoting the romanticism of walking. In this post I’m going to talk briefly about recent influences, and in part two I’ll talk more about my thoughts of walking. --I finished the pleasant "The Mo... Read more

Spark Goals

Thursday, September 20, 2012      2 comments

So in the spirit of this article: http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
ource/motivation_articles.
asp?id=448 I've decided it's time to write down my goals. Last year, as part of the Public Allies/AmeriCorps program I was in, I had to write ... Read more

Eat to Live and non-weight related news

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      1 comments

I got the best message on today from my mother. It looks like my parents are going to come and visit me for their 30th wedding anniversary. It's been over a year since I've seen them last. This has rekindled a fire in me. The past few days... Read more

Weakness and Strength

Monday, September 17, 2012      5 comments

Being broke (I have a whopping $23 in my bank account at the moment) but still being blessed with means to eat (a boyfriend who is waiting for a paycheck/getting money back from his last apartment deposit) means that vegan living is surprisingly... Read more

Lovin' those exercise endorphins

Saturday, September 15, 2012      2 comments

**Sorry for the rambling nature of this post. Just jotting down some quick thoughts. ** I'd be lying if I said that the past week or so hasn't been hard. As stressful as my last job was, at least I had a wide and varied network of support. ... Read more

Its a process to be "Process Oriented"

Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

I think when anyone starts off any diet, there is a definite end product in mind. A new body, a slimmer way of moving about space--a strength dreamed of, maybe to almost a point of obsession. Most self improvement books tell you to visuali... Read more

Bittersweet: Starting Over

Sunday, April 10, 2011      2 comments

So after a week of only going to the gym once and not really tracking my calories, I bit the bullet and weighed myself this morning. 156. Granted, this is not terrible. This is still less than my starting weight, but I have to be hon... Read more

Re-evaulation

Sunday, April 03, 2011      5 comments

So a full week of eating mostly in my calorie range, lots of biking, and going to the gym. I gained a pound and a half. What. The. F*ck. I know its just a scale number, I know I'm getting healthier and stronger, and I know it... Read more

Start a Revolution-Stop Hating Your Body

Monday, March 28, 2011      4 comments

I stumbled across this tumblr site earlier today, and I wanted to share it. www.stophatingyourbody.t
umblr.com Although I was at my highest weight when I joined SP, I still had a lot more confidence than when I wa... Read more


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