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13.1 came and went... :/
So this weekend was the half marathon I was supposed to run in with the nurse from my school. Sadly, I didn't keep up with my running this summer and I did not sign up. As disappointed as I am with myself, I still went to cheer her on! She did... Read more
13.1 ....here I come!
So today is the day. I am getting serious about tracking and making conscious effort to exercise instead of finding every excuse not to. The nurse at my school (who got me into running) had mentioned a half marathon that is happening in Novem... Read more
Well school is out now...and I am finding it WAAAYY harder than last summer to get/stay on track! Between eating out and all the junk food cravings, this is definitely going to be a challenge. I at teetering at 165 and really want to knock off ... Read more
Food, Food...and More Food
Well, last week is finally over!! For those of you that don’t know, it was “Teacher Appreciation Week” which somehow turns into “Man vs. Food Week” at my school. The parents are extremely generous and brought in goodies for us alllll week, star... Read more
April Vacation 2012
Well, here I am on April Break. (I work in an elementary school for those of you that don't know.) It has been so difficult for me since Good Friday, almost a week ago, to get/stay on track with my calories. This always happens when I am not l... Read more
Vent: Fat & Hopeless
So this blog is going to be a complete vent…fair warning.
This weekend I did horrible, eating wise. I really need to start tracking on the weekends. I say that all the time and it never happens but this is different. I can feel my weig... Read more
Hell froze over; I ran my first road race :)
Well, I can now say I did it. A year ago I was afraid to even START C25K to train to do a 5k. Well, never did an official 5k but yesterday I completed my first race and it was 5 MILES! My school nurse (who told me about SP) is very athletic a... Read more
My sacrifice :)
So, yesterday started Lent.. For those of you that aren't Catholic, it is a 40 day period from Ash Wednesday to Easter that most people traditionally give up something they can't live without. Not to say that I am a good Catholic, but I figured... Read more
Today is my 1 year anniversary on SPARKPEOPLE :)
I just want to thank each and every one of my Spark friends for all their help and encouragement to get me this far along in my journey. Especially Lauren (SPARKGIRL32) add her if you haven't already. She is a huuuuge inspiration! And has suppo... Read more
A little venting never hurt anyone.
It has been a weird week. I am just going to vent:
I went from counting out my baby carrots (last week) and hitting the gym HARD to zero this week. How does that happen?? I mean, I did have a stomach ache so I wasn¡¦t able to work out, an... Read more
Motivation, where are you?
Well, I didn’t win Biggest Loser at school and I am okay with that because a friend of mine did who is following right in my footsteps and jumping on this “healthy lifestyle” bandwagon (GO CARLEE!) did. However since winter vacation, (which has ... Read more
Fall 2011 Update
Well, I am 10 months into my healthy lifestyle and I must say that Spark People has changed my life for the better. I'm not sure I would be as successful as I have been if I didn't Spark faithfully for the past 10 months. I have met some WONDE... Read more
EPC 3 - Day 29 & 30 (8/30, 8/31)
WE ARE DONE WITH THIS CHALLENGE!
Just to reflect on the past month, I have stayed more accountable when I thought I wanted to cheat myself and not track everything, so that is positive! I could have exercised more this month, I think I star... Read more
EPC 3 - Day 27 & 28 [8/28, 8/29]
I can't say I was perfect this last few days, in fact I KNOW I wasn't. Sunday I was semi stuck in the house due to the hurricane and Monday I tried to accomplish ALOT of cleaning. I could have made better food choices (like I DIDN NOT need to ... Read more
EPC 3 - Day 26 [8/27/11]
Soooo in preparing for Hurricane Irene, I stopped at Walmart to get some
'last minute things' and was looking for JM No More Trouble Zones and ended up with cookie dough...hmm how convenient! I automatically thought because I would be stuck... Read more