I've had a very busy and interesting year. I've started seeing a therapist for depression, anxiety, and body image issues. After 4 months of therapy and little progress, I've just started medication. I have also started seeing a ... Read more
Unrealistic goal passed, realistic goal set 3/22/11
Yes, I've been MIA for a while. College has been pretty demanding and on top of that, pledging the coed honors frat has taken up a HUGE amount of my time. I tell my friends that it's my hardest class! So my previous goal was to lose around 20 po... Read more
Just Desserts 2/1/11
February. The month of LOOOOVE... and groundhogs.
This month is going to test me. I am going to be very very busy but I need to still focus on my weight loss goals. Today was a good example. My friends all decided to get dessert for the table... Read more
1-2-3 CHA CHA CHA! 1/31/11
So.... yeah. lots of weird guys at ballroom dance. We're currently recruiting some of our guy friends to lower the creepiness factor down to a manageable level. My roommates and I wore bright pink shirts with highlighter yellow undershirts. We h... Read more
The Recovery 1/30/11
I'm feeling much better today and 80% less sore which is good because I have my first PE class, Ballroom dancing, tomorrow. My old PE didn't fit into my new schedule and I'm taking the new one with both of my roommates so it'll be fun! We have a... Read more
Sick 'n' Sore 'n' Food Galore 1/29/11
I woke up today and I immediately checked my thumb, it hadn't gotten worse, and it felt less painful! Trying to move, however, was a different story. It seemed like my soreness from broomball on Thursday had skipped a day. My legs felt and still... Read more
Fun night, sick day. 1/27-28/11
Yesterday I woke up and my throat was scratchy. I thought it would go away because I get a scratchy throat sometimes due to sleeping with my mouth open but I think you can see where this is going... I still did plenty of walking but I didn't che... Read more
Learning to Love the Musical Fruit 1/26/11
I've always haaaaated beans. To me, the texture is like eating a paste. But I know how healthy they are, so I've given myself a chance. My mother always told me that I have to try something 15 times before I can determine whether or not I like i... Read more
Good day :) 1/25/11
Today I ate sooo many fruits and veggies and I actually enjoyed it. I'm feeling sore from my workout yesterday which is a good feeling. Whenever I felt the soreness when walking, it made me want to walk faster to strengthen the muscles. I walked... Read more
Powering Through! 1/24/11
Today I exercised even though I still fear people judging me. Both of my roommates had class while I didn't so I locked the door and did 3 fitness videos. I did the 6-minute Hips, Glutes & Thighs Video, the 10-Minute Crunchless Core Video, and t... Read more
So I have settled back into my college and I'm feeling good.
I have stocked my room with mounds of healthy food so I have no excuse to eat a terrible lunch. I have many light soups, oatmeal, 3 kinds of healthy cereal (plain cheerios, go lean ... Read more
Thinking About College...
I go back to college in 3 days and I am very excited. However, I am worried about a few things.
First, I've always been insecure about exercising. Like I can do cardio just fine around friends without any problem but when it comes to stre... Read more
24 Hour Excursion
I just came back from a trip to my grandparents' house and back. This involved a four hour car ride either way and my dad had to stop on the way home to make a conference call. I stayed within the lower range of my calorie budget somehow, but co... Read more
First Post, Progress Already!
I originally didn't want to blog because I felt I didn't need it and it was not worth my time. However, after making some progress I feel so much joy I want to share, but I can't really share it with my friends because one of my friends goes on ... Read more