Yay! I did it, I lost that stubborn little pound. Not to mention, the two or three I kept putting on and taking off. Im really stoked that I finally met the goal I set for myself, and now Im moving onto the next one. Hard work and dedication re... Read more
I was trying on my swim suit for a trip this weekend and I used a mirror to check out my back. And those creases around my mid-back, I dont want to call them rolls, but I suppose they are, are gone! Thanks to Jillian Michaels and to me, for sto... Read more
Just wanted to log that I feel great. I love summer! I always exercise more because I want an excuse to do something outside. Yesterday, I went to the metro park and walked down and back while doing most (darm pullups) of the stations both wa... Read more
My new dress.
My new dress is a size 8! Its my first ever single digit dress, or article of clothing. Feeling good about that, even though Ive not lost any poundage. My mom called it my Kim Kardashian dress, haha.
Also, I bought a watch for my runs. ... Read more
New habits, good and bad.
I have started working out most days of the week for at least 30 mins. I've been trying to get more strength training in, but I dont have any weights at home. Im doing lots of chair dips and push-ups. Its going well, my friend works at a beau... Read more
Time to kick it into gear.
Since Easter, Ive had a small hiccup in my fitness and health eating regime. At least Ive only gained a pound this year. A childhood friend of mine is getting married this summer and my mom has informed me that we are going. So, this could be... Read more
Lowest adult weight.
Yayay! I finally beat the wall of 152 and entered into 151.8, haha. Im proud. The thing that took me there was bumping up to level two on JM 30 Day Shred, which also comes with a new level of love-hate with Jillian. So this means that theres ... Read more
Happy to be healthy.
Today I have been thinking about how good I am doing with taking care of me and my health. I am really happy about it. Yesterday, I ran into the store and saw a couple reading a meal plan grocery list they printed off from a health site like s... Read more
Something that I am proud of myself for is growing to accept my body for what it is. When I went through my first session of weight loss my confidence really boosted especially from working out and eating healthy. Right now I am struggling wit... Read more
Ive been maintaining within the range of 152 to 154 for about half a year now. With summer coming up I am ready to take the plunge to get to 149. My motivation is to feel confident next to my boyfriends fit sister-in-law during an upcoming sum... Read more
Getting ready for a new season.
I havent been on sparkpeople for almost all summer. Go figure, when I was planning on reshaping everything during these summer months. With the fall fast approaching, I have been feeling quite discouraged about,,,, Everything. Ive been having... Read more
Thanks for the advice on my previous blog about the metabolism. Yesterday and today Ive planned for 1500 and around 1400. Even though Im not exercising, I still dont want to bust my metabolism for when I pick it up again. I'll be happy if I c... Read more
Spark meal plan weigh in.
So I lost exactly 2 lbs following the spark meal plan this week. That is two new records for me assuming that my weight is true. Losing more than 1 lb in a week and being the lowest Ive weighed since I was 14? 15? I dont know but it was the b... Read more
How do you...(advice please)
...calculate the amount of calories your body burns at rest per day? I was trying to find answers and after looking at more than one, I realized the internet is not always the most reliable source. If you happen to know, or know a site that I c... Read more
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Sweet and Salty
Last night after all of my tracking, I saw that I was just at 1000 calories. Just seeing that number made me hungry, haha. So I decided to have a bed time snack, craving sweet after seeing a blog about an amazing chocolate shop. I googled heal... Read more