Hiding From Yoda
Yoda texted me just before I left work and asked if I could possibly meet earlier so I ran home, changed my clothes, and rushed to the gym.
He was playing a version of soccer when I got there. Instead of playing with an actual soccer ball, ... Read more
One Year Sparkversary!!
I realized after I posted my last blog that today is my one year anniversary with SparkPeople.
I've lost 40 pounds (and gained back 10 of those).
I've made some AWESOME friends.
I've had tough times but gotten through them.
I... Read more
Yoda Is Still A RockStar, And He Won't Let Me Be Anything Less Than One Too
I didn't feel like going to the gym last night. I weighed myself earlier in the day and had gained weight, putting me at over 200. I swore to myself that I'd never EVER see that number again, yet there it was taunting me on my scale. So what did... Read more
8 Types of People Who Work Out - What Type Are You?
I know I've blogged about Zumba yesterday and probably the day before and maybe even several times before that, but humor me. It's a phase or something! ;)
I've decided that if you don't look goofy while you're doing Zumba, then you aren't ... Read more
Bustin' Moves and Burning Calories!
I love Zumba.
I thought I wouldn't. I thought I'd feel so dumb that I'd never go back.
I feel dumb, but in a fun way.
Seriously, if Zumba classes were 6 days a week, I'd go to all of them. If they were twice a day, I'd still go to... Read more
The Weight Loss Emotional Roller Coaster - The World's Most Terrifying Roller Coaster
Losing weight is like riding a roller coaster – at least, the feelings you get are. First, you decide to do it. You wait in line and the whole time you’re trying to talk yourself out of it. It’s scary and you think you can’t do it.
Then it’... Read more
Evil Mirrors of Doom
The room was full. There had to be at least 30 women in there of varying sizes, shapes, and fitness levels. They were all chatting with each other, smiling and happy to be there.
It was my second time there. I only knew one person - my cous... Read more
10 Things I Love About Me (And Also 10 Things I Love About YOU!)
For a SparkTeam I'm on (The Weight Is Over, in case you want to join it!) we are playing Fitness BINGO and one of the items is to write a blog and list 10 things you love about yourself.
I'm awesome, so this shouldn't be too tough!
... Read more
How I Rocked the Gym Yesterday
Guess who ROCKED a picture or two. Yep! Me. Unfortunately I don't have them so I can't post them, but Yoda is checking to see if he can email them to me. We'll see. If not, I'll take new pictures just for my SparkFriends!
I hit the gym hard... Read more
I tried to add a Vlog this weekend, but couldn't get it to work correctly. Sorry. I'll try again this week.
I just received a text from Yoda. He wants to take the picture to go along with my testimonial today.
Of course, I went into pa... Read more
InnerFatGirl vs. The World
Blogging every day is helping to keep me focused and on track. So, YAY!! You get another blog from me today!
Yesterday, InnerFatGirl and I had fun at the gym. Well, I had fun. She cried. A lot.
First, Yoda was there, so I gave him Test... Read more
Yoda Gave Me a Writing Assignment
Yoda asked me to write a testimonial about training with him for his portfolio. Also, he asked if we could take pictures and use them.
My first thought? "Ew. No."
My second thought? "Actually, I wish I had a real before picture because... Read more
The Gym Used To Terrify Me, But Now It's Home
Last year it was a giant, big monster filled with meatheads and girls bouncing around in skimpy clothing. It was intimidating. It was scary. I'd show up and get my workout done, but I always tried to go unnoticed. I stayed away fro... Read more
It's Not Just Yoda That's Sexier Than Cheese Fries
Yoda put me through a workout yesterday that made me want to cry. I didn't even want to wait until it was over to cry, I wanted to site down on the machine and burst into tears! He knew it too and kept encouraging me but wouldn't ease up at all.... Read more
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Took the InnerFatGirl on a Run!
I was a RockStar Saturday. Seriously.
I started off with a quick run on the treadmill. I didn't beat my previous time for the mile, but instead I did a two mile walk/run. There was more running than walking. When I finished that, I saw Yod... Read more