I started taking birth control at the start of 2010. I didn't experience any side effects except for breast growth (without weight gain anywhere else). Slowly but surely, I've gone from a B cup to a C cup. I've been a B cup for basically as lo... Read more
After a few weeks of not sparking, which were crazy and invovled lots of eating out, I hopped on the scale to find I'd gained five pounds. I was horrified, and set right back to having good habits. Something I need to work on is eating well whe... Read more
I had a few too many drinkis tonight and was over my caloric limit. Ended up at just under 2,000. I'm proud I logged it. My eyes are open. I'm watching what I'm doing. I was at a conference today and I made a lot of good decisions before I star... Read more
I made a salmon burger with teriyaki sauce and basil for dinner, on a bed of greens with a sweet potato. Delicious. However, teriyaki sauce is ridiculously salty! I don't even like it that much! Guess I need to find myself another marinade. Mayb... Read more
Whew! I'm looking to start some good new habits this month.
1. Walk to and from work every day (weather permitting).
2. Get to bed by 1230 am.
3. Stretch daily in the evening.
4. Track all calories eaten, and stay within my 1200-1550... Read more
Couple commenters asked a out the jeans I got. They're Stella skinny leg in deep indigo by Express! Link here: www.express.com/catalog/ product.jsp?productId=1964 5&parentCategoryId=2&categ oryId=24&subCategoryId=24 I ha... Read more
They're motivating me to lose weight, and yes, they fit!
I got several new items over last weekend, including a pair of skinny jeans and boots, which I wore today. I felt so confident and fierce in them, I didn't even want to deviate from w... Read more
I've been raised to be a member of the clean plate club. Nobody in my family left food on their plate, plain and simple. If the food is good, you eat all of it. If the food is okay, you eat all of it. If you're not finishing something, there's s... Read more
Law school applications are almost done, but I'm stressing a lot still. I've been making sure to eat well all the while. I've still been dropping weight, somehow. I do think I've gotten a lot better at mindful eating, because I certainly haven't... Read more
I'm going through a rough patch in my life; incredibly busy and stressful. However, I actually find that eating well and making the effort to exercise helps me to stress less, so I'm making an effort to track my food this week, and try to make i... Read more
DailySpark recently had an article about subtle ways to promote health. It basically lists little changes you can feel good about, knowing they are making a difference.The article is called "10 Sneaky ways to get fit and healthy without really... Read more
My back has been hurting a lot this week. I sit at a desk all day, and I have bad posture. I find that when I pose in good posture, it hurts less. But I sink back into the slump that is my custom within five minutes of striking a posture. I have... Read more
My roommate has a brand new (or so it seems to me) scale. It's digital, unlike any I've ever owned. It has bright red numbers. It does half-pounds. It seems to tune out the white noise of reasonably light cotton clothing. In short, it's kind of ... Read more
I shop at Whole Foods. I'm a vegetarian, and I prefer local and organic when I can swing it. It's tastier and healthier, and at Whole Foods, it's also affordable. If you buy the generic brands and what's on sale, of course, but that's also how s... Read more