It's been a while...
I'm re-starting my fitness endeavors and I need all the help, community, and support I can get.
I'm the heaviest I've ever been at 306. Maybe the scale was just broken. I hope it was. I'll recheck once I invest in a better scale. I've gained 3... Read more
Need some motivation/support
I weighed myself for the first time since the summer and I am 30 lbs heavier than I was then.
That's still six lbs lighter than when I started, but I feel so sad/upset with myself at the backsliding.
My birthday is in around ... Read more
There is no one like you.
There will never be anyone like you.
No one can compare.
So why are you comparing yourself to others?
We all fall victim to this in so many ways. Comparisons are how we give ourselves hope som... Read more
So I've had feelings for my friend, Ken. And I think it's time I finally told him. I had a story that I needed to tell my group of friends in regards to someone who I thought was cute in a fleeting manner, and while he was there, I hesitated.
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I'm still here, and thankful for it. Even though I may have gained some weight back, even (not sure, I haven't weighed myself recently). I've been taking classes and doing well and figuring life out and even when things feel up in the air, I ca... Read more
So Sparkfriends, I haven't posted in a while. And here's why.
During my time in school, I was hit by a car. I'm fine! I was banged up a bit then though. This caused me to miss an exam. And then my school decided that because I didn't take ... Read more
In the course of merrymaking on New Year's Eve, as we were barhopping, a friend spotted a psychic's storefront on the way to our next venue. She squealed and ran in, the rest of us rolled our eyes at one another and joined her reluctantly.
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Home for the Holidays
I'm home for the holidays. Well, for 2 weeks anyway. I'm excited to see family and hoping to stay on track.
Since being away, I've dropped to 259! I'm hoping to lose a bunch more, obviously. But now that means I have less than 100 to go ti... Read more
Time moves quite oddly in medical school. Students will admit to that, for sure.
Perhaps it's the volume of material that creates the gaps in time and feeling of months drifting by when it's only been days. But we definitely always feel cr... Read more
To all Spark Friends and such, sorry I haven't been around much lately.
School has picked up and due to extra exams and such, I'm a bit behind and always trying to bust my butt to catch up. During a holiday weekend, I went for a jog wit... Read more
Persistence - Dum Spiro, Spero
"Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory."
I am about to... Read more
In an effort to maintain a positive mindset, I'm simply writing this particular blog entry to appeal for suggestions and commentary about my current situation.
I have a habit of weighing myself daily. I know I shouldn't, but I do.
I ... Read more
Fashion and Music Mix #1
For motivation: music I've been working out to recently and fashion wishes or purchases.
Calvin Harris - You Used to Hold Me:
"Knocked down everything I tried to do.
That sounds something like me holding you.
I've known this can make... Read more
Today is supposed to represent freedom.
I am about as patriotic as the next person - which is a decent to large amount of patriotism actually! I will definitely stand up for my country, its honor, and anything that I care about - but today... Read more
Half Mile Road
"We could keep trying but things will never change
But I don't look back
Still I'm dying with every step I take..."
- Robyn - With Every Heartbeat
Picture this, elementary school/middle school Presidential Fitness Challenge (you know ... Read more