No more gym for me :(
I am moving to a different area of the city as of this Saturday so I had to cancel my gym membership as it would be too far to go to my current gym. I just found out today, after my spin class, that today is my last day at the gym. I am pretty b... Read more
Any suggestions on cutting out soft drinks????
I love drinking diet soft drinks. I pretty much always have a case of diet soda in my house. I usually only drink it on the weekends, but I have about 4. I would love to cut diet soft drinks out of my life....but I find that I crave them. I feel... Read more
Getting back on track!
So it's the 1st of May and it's time for me to get back on track. I have not tracked my calories much for over a week now, and my gym has been closed a lot over the past two weeks. On top of that I have been on vacation all week and I just had m... Read more
Need to get back on the horse!
So I would say I have fallen off the horse as far as nutrition goes for the past while. Back in November I hurt my back (and it still bugs me), and that slowed my exercising down. Then I got engaged in December, and I am in the process now of pl... Read more
Why must others rain on my parade?!?
So there's been something bothering me for a few weeks now. I have noticed that over the past month or so people at work have been commenting on my weight loss. People say nice things at times, and I am happy they notice the weight loss, as I ha... Read more
Today is a great day!!!
I'm really happy today for a couple reasons. To start, when I woke up today my back wasn't bothering me too much, so I really feel like I am making some progress now with healing. I've been feeling better than usual since Friday really, as far a... Read more
Really need to get back into it!
I have had a sorta rough 3.5 weeks as far as exercise goes. I hurt my back at work about 3.5 weeks ago, and as a result I really needed to rest my back to let it heal. Unfortunately it's been a slow process. Which has been challenging for me, be... Read more
I decided it would be good to try and set monthly goals to help keep me motivated. I saw this in another person's blog and I thought it was a great idea, so I decided to try it myself. I think this month I might have to take it a little bit easi... Read more
Seeing my physiotherapist tomorrow...hoping for some good news!
Tomorrow I am going to see my physiotherapist, for the second time. She gave me some exercises to do for my back, which I think have helped. I am not in as much pain as a was, but now I have a numbing kind of "pins and needles" pain that goes do... Read more
Think I need to lay off of exercise this week :(
Last week at work a patient was fainting in the middle of an exam. My co-worker and I helped him to the ground. He was okay, but unfortunately I was not. I strained a muscle in my lower back (lower left lumbar area), and it hasn't healed yet. I ... Read more
Down 10 pounds!
So I went to the gym this morning, and after my workout I weighed myself. I am down ten pounds now! I am so happy about this. I haven't been down to this weight in almost 2 years. My clothes are fitting so much better now. My jeans aren't so tig... Read more
Thank you SparkPeople!
I am so thankful to sparkpeople for everything it has done for me over the past couple of months.
It has been over a year since I have been down to the weight I am at now, and this is not the first time I have tried to lose weight in over a y... Read more
Making some daily improvements to achieve my goals
I have decided starting today I need to incorporate some daily changes into my life in order to help me live a more healthy lifestyle. To start I am going to commit to these changes for the month of November, and by doing so hopefully they wil... Read more
Feeling like I am losing my motivation!
So I feel like my motivation is slipping a little bit the past few days. I haven't really exercised well since Thursday and my eating was HORRIBLE this past weekend. Then I feel guilty about it, and then I just don't feel like tracking my nutri... Read more
Scale finally moved!!
I am happy to say that finally after about a month my scale finally moved....and I managed to lose 2 lbs. I now 2lbs might not seem like much, but it was a big deal to me. You know what they say...slow and steady wins the race!!
I've been wor... Read more