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dealing with loss.
Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

*Disclaimer- this blog is not necessarily focused on my weight loss journey. I wrote this because I believe that other people do/have felt this way and that should be something our society is able to talk honestly about * Lately, getting up... Read more
don't let me get me
Thursday, April 04, 2013      7 comments

This week, as I've struggled to balance my college class schedule and 3(!) internships while maintaining my commitments to my sorority, boyfriend, family, and tennis partner (we signed up for a tournament next weekend!) I have realized that I ma... Read more
back from vacation! some wins, some losses...
Sunday, March 24, 2013      5 comments

So I appreciate everyone's advice about how to stay healthy on vacation! I love reading all the comments and it has been so helpful to me. I feel so supported by everyone and it excites me to log onto spark everyday. I am writing this particu... Read more
temptations! (pictures)
Sunday, March 17, 2013      11 comments

The last 2 weeks have been a whirlwind! Between school and work, I have been running around like crazy trying to get everything in order before I left for spring break. On top of that, I have been fostering 2 adorable 2 week old kittens! Feeding... Read more
We run this town! (pictures!)
Sunday, March 03, 2013      9 comments

I don't know about you but I don't like to be "pegged." I don't want anyone to tell me what I can and can't do... and I like to surprise people! Add to that a propensity to get bored and you arrive at the heart of why I create personal goals tha... Read more
When life gets in the way...
Sunday, February 24, 2013      7 comments

This past week has certainly been a rough one. School work and overall feeling "crappy" from a horrible cold made it difficult for me to sleep at night... I feel overwhelmed and lethargic and generally in a funk. I took one day off of my typical... Read more
Valentines Day: love it or hate it?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      8 comments

Scrolling through my facebook newsfeed tonight it is impossible not to notice the effect that this holiday is having on all my friends! I am not sure if it is just a college student that place such a big empasis on this one holiday or not (let m... Read more
The mind is everything. What you think, you become.
Thursday, February 07, 2013      7 comments

I am a voracious reader. Today, I was reading about how Buddhist values would benefit the Western world and it got me thinking about how I can use some of his principles in my own life. I know this quote is kind of out there but it really speaks... Read more
It's not about how many times you fall....It's about how many times you get up!
Saturday, January 26, 2013      4 comments

I mean my blog title quite literally.... In true Elizabeth style I fell during my first tennis practice- pretty dramatically and hilariously. And because of some combination of embarrassment and adrenaline I jumped back up, finished practicing... Read more
Crisis- the juncture of danger and opportunity.
Friday, January 18, 2013      5 comments

First, I would like to say, that this is literally one of the most supportive communities that I have ever come across. It was so interesting to hear from so many people and I am truly blessed to be around such a positive and helpful group. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Every failure brings with it the seed of equivalent success.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      299 comments

While doing school reading this quote stuck out at me. I think this is extremely applicable to me and anyone else who has tried and ultimately failed to lose weight. When I think of what some of my past "seeds" have been I think about the knowle... Read more
Friday update: 1 week on SP!
Friday, January 11, 2013      3 comments

I think I want to start a weekly recap so that when I look back I know what I was up to at this point in time in my journey. Part of my new plan to get healthy is to keep motivated using a variety of different strategies! I wanted to tackle 3 ma... Read more
It is time for a change.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

It is the start of a new year and a new semester- and for me a new beginning in my weight loss saga! I was reading the message boards today and one SP user (don't remember who!) said to think of the journey as a love affair. See it as a way to t... Read more