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This feels awfully familiar...
This is really hard to admit, and I'd probably much rather keep it to myself, but I need to get it out of me and out there in some way.
Two years ago, I was 150 pounds, the lowest body weight I've ever been. Now, I'm 220 pounds, right where... Read more
The one-woman pity party is OVER
I've been dealing with a slightly severe case of patellar tendinitis (aka jumper's knee) for about 4 weeks so far. When my knee started to hurt so bad that I almost wanted to cry on my ordinary walk home, it was time to go to the doctor. He pres... Read more
Daily Success 30/04/10
Saved $2.50 and burnt calories by walking one way instead of of taking the bus both ways today. Yipee!... Read more
Daily Success 29/04/10
Broiled my chicken burger instead of frying it. Slow day today,... Read more
Daily Success 28/04/10
I finally emptied my damn suitcase!
So, for the ever-curious, I spent three months in California with my boyfriend and his family and, for those three months, I lived out of my suitcase. When I came back home, I continued to live out of my ... Read more
Daily Success 26/04/10
My success today is remmebering to step on the scale this morning and losing 5 pounds! Yipee!
What's even more important about this is that I did it with practically no calorie counting! Does this mean that calorie counting is useless? Abso... Read more
Daily Success 25/04/10
Haven't done this in awhile... but I felt like it was right to start it up again.
My daily success for today was running around the block around my complex without stopping!
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Rest/Sick Day Guilt
So, I had a friend with a bit of a cold over yesterday and today I'm debating whether I'm getting sick or if I just had a really bad night's sleep last night. Either way, I wasn't in much of a condition for my walking/jogging intervals today (di... Read more
Two weeks of practically nonstop, intense (for me!) exercise that resulted in a 2-hour nap today reminded me of something I seem to have completely forgotten:
TAKE REST DAYS
That is all.
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Looks like I picked up more than souvenirs in America...
So I spent the last three and a half months in California with my boyfriend and his family. While I had a blast and really connected with my sweetiepie, after all the cheap American fast food, fridges and cupboards loaded with tempting treats, a... Read more
Sometimes being a freak pays off
See, I have a big thing about the number 5 and my exercise minutes. I hate for the amount of time I exercised to not be divisible by 5. I don't really know why, but other numbers just look... sloppy, I guess. Because of this, I will usually exer... Read more
Happy Birthday to Me!
Yup! I'm two decades old today! The festivities themselves didn't start off so well, though. My boyfriend and I stayed up late so we could do the thing so special we could only do it on my birthday (play Mario Party, he can't stand it), when I g... Read more
For all those dying to know...
I saw this on a fellow Sparker's blog and it looked like fun! So here I go!
A is for Age: 19, I'll be 20 very soon though!
B is for Booze: Not a drinker. I've tried wine a few times, but it's just nasty to me.
C is for Career: Non... Read more
Here we go again...
So it's come to this once again. I'm in a house surrounded by sick people. I'm washing my hands like crazy and I sanitized all the doorknobs, but I'm still gonna need luck. Lots of luck. Wish me luck!
No, please, please wish me luck.
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Update: Gloves and Abs!
The weighted gloves? Well, quite frankly, I love them! I've been using them everyday since I got them... and I'm sore as hell! I may still need to get used to the noise they make with each punch, but I've gotten used to physically using them. Wi... Read more