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Moving home (to the US) in January

Monday, September 15, 2014      4 comments

Hi all, As you may know, I've been living in South Korea for the past year and a half, but due to some family issues we'll be moving back to the US at the end of the semester. It was a big shock for me at first; I was starting to get reall... Read more

US bound!

Saturday, February 15, 2014      6 comments

Hi everyone! I'm heading back to the US for a short visit so I'll only get to visit Spark People sporadically. This month has been busy with preparations for this trip, with me and my hubby's vacation in Japan, and preparing for the new sc... Read more

Getting Healthy +Exploring Seoul

Sunday, January 19, 2014      2 comments

This winter break I opted not to go home (to the USA) after the holidays but to stay in Seoul to get back on the road to health. It was working well while losing weight but when my weight started to fluctuate it was a bit of a downer. Did I give... Read more

Doing the Daniel Fast in Asia

Sunday, January 12, 2014      8 comments

A few pros and cons of doing the Daniel Plan abroad: The biggest plus is that most of the foods I miss are 6,000+ miles away from me, and not having a car means that even if my husband and I want to go eat something less than healthy we ha... Read more

Day 1: Daniel Plan Fast - down 4 pounds

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      5 comments

Day 1 of the Daniel Plan fast: Checking in I was sick yesterday, and got a last minute "OMG edit my graduate thesis" email so I'll have that to work on right after a healthy breakfast and quick walk around the neighborhood. (Going to put me... Read more

Maybe it's rubbing off

Monday, January 06, 2014      5 comments

Today my husband and I walked to a nearby outdoor market in Northeastern Seoul, and then over to a restaurant we'd heard about. The food was great and all told we spent a ... Read more

Winter Break Begins

Saturday, January 04, 2014      6 comments

After a full day of grading my students' student teaching practicum I can officially say that winter break has begun! In South Korea the semester usually ends the week before Christmas and the new school year begins in March, giving students and... Read more

Check in

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      3 comments

Jogged 30 minutes yesterday, and thanks to the route planning app on Spark People I was able to find out how far I jogged and my miles per hour. Turns out I'm not going nearly as fast or as far as I would've hoped, but it's good to know what I ... Read more

Back in Action

Sunday, June 30, 2013      2 comments

After my trip to Japan, that had me working out several times a week in preparation (I wanted to look for all my friends I would meet again) I came back to Seoul to the end of the college semester - lots of things to grade, lots of coaching/advi... Read more