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Running- maybe half-marathon?
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      0 comments

I've been on a half-marathon training program for a couple of weeks now. I've only done two 5ks emoticon but the ... Read more
Just a couple of months late
Sunday, October 07, 2012      1 comments

Well, whoops! It's been quite a while since i've been on here and a lot has changed. I've moved, started a PhD program, and started building a house, all while working. Yikes. It was a crazy couple of months. Luckily, I stayed pretty good... Read more
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      0 comments

Although most of the traveling I ever have to do for my job is a day trip in the state, sometimes, I get the opportunity to help out other office. This time, they needed help in Hilton Head SC. How could I say no? Yes, Sparkers, I packed my snea... Read more
Be your own Health Advocate
Saturday, February 11, 2012      2 comments

At 27, I never really thought that I would have to be worrying about my health. It seems now a bit naive to think that youth is a magic shield from germs, disorders, and calories. Last week, I had a physical from my GP. To be honest, if my... Read more
Back in the Game
Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

Happy Day Before Super-Bowl everybody!! Is everyone getting excited for the big game? Personally, I don't care too much for the game itself. I'm more a beer or two with a bunch of friends. It's a great occasion to be able to get together. In the... Read more
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

I haven't worked out in two weeks. Okay, I confessed. I'm starting to feel sluggish and stressed out again. I can feel the old nagging negativity creeping back in. I don't like it...they are like clingy shadows in the background pulling me... Read more
Wisdom teeth only lead to pain
Monday, January 30, 2012      1 comments

So I've been pretty much out of commission for the past week and a half. I had two wisdom teeth waiting around in the wings for quite some time. The lower one had started poking through and I figured I could just wait for it to come out. Apparen... Read more
I love food, and I'm not ashamed of it.
Monday, January 23, 2012      0 comments

So, we had a wonderful weekend in Boston for the Bruins game. We definitely enjoyed the wonderful food around Quincy Market, at the hotel, and a couple of brewskis at the game. I was a bit inspired at the hockey game by a lady sitting next to me... Read more
Getting in a habit
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

Today. I was. actually. excited. about the gym! Woah! I couldn't believe it. I took an Edge Flex class which is 60 minutes of quad quivering, shoulder shaping, and buns burning madness. The instructor makes you do a million reps, fast and slow r... Read more
Planning the Week Ahead
Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

Although a lot of people use Sundays to veg and kick their feet up, I always end up using the dwindling weekend hours to get everything ready for the week. It usually involves some couponing, laundry, and cooking a big house dinner. Since I've g... Read more
Creating a new mindset
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was a looong day. I was up late on Sunday and had to leave early on Monday morning so the morning workout that I planned was.... um....postponed.... For about 10 hours, I was on the job site, jumping in and out of my car for when ... Read more
Scheduling and Time Management
Sunday, January 08, 2012      3 comments

So, for work, I'm often traveling during the day to sites across the state. And, to help me get to the gym more often, I picked one close to work, over an hour away from home. Yeah, I'm all over the place!! Tomorrow is the first time since... Read more
getting back in the groove...
Thursday, January 05, 2012      2 comments

For a long time, i've been beating myself up every few months to get back in shape. I'd be all hung-Ho for two months then something would come up, be it cold weather, a vacation, or a move. Well- this time is going to be different. I will make ... Read more