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Ditchin' my "fat pants"
Friday, July 10, 2009      3 comments

I have a pair of black pants that I love and call my fat pants because they are the biggest and most comfortable bottoms I own and they were always loose on me even at my heaviest weight (286 pounds). Well, now 20 pounds slimmer, (13 since joini... Read more
What July 4th Taught Me
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      2 comments

I'll start with the good. Here's what I've accomplished in June: - I lost 12 pounds total. - I have become more aware of what goes into my body. - I have topped 1,000 fitness minutes and I'm walking an average of 10,438 steps per day. ... Read more
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      1 comments

This weekend marked my ONE MONTH SPARK ANNIVERSARY! emoticon Of course, this weekend also meant I was up at ... Read more
Another Weekend, Another Triumph!
Monday, June 29, 2009      1 comments

Day 26, and these little victories are really adding up! This weekend was the annual Greek festival, and if any of you have been to an ethnic festival, you know that it really should be called a food festival, because that's all there is there..... Read more
PSA: Breyers Double Churn Strawberry Fat-Free Ice Cream
Thursday, June 25, 2009      2 comments

Oh my god. Who could have thought fat-free ice cream could taste so good? It's absolute bliss! 90 calories and NO FAT for a half cup and you couldn't tell! It's so delicious and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up! They have Vanilla and Chocol... Read more
First Day of Yoga
Thursday, June 25, 2009      1 comments

I woke up with a sore back this morning (must have slept wrong or punched too hard... we just got Punch-Out on Wii), but I was planning on doing a half hour of introductory yoga this morning. Well I did the simple poses, and not only was my sor... Read more
A lot on my (figurative) plate...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      3 comments

So for the last couple of months I've been working two jobs: my contract position in big business and starting up a business of my own. I've been juggling 10-hour days downtown with my little suburban office and hustling for my own client base. ... Read more
Sunday, June 21, 2009      7 comments

I can still enjoy all my favorite foods and stay within my limits. Usually when I go to my dad's house I end up drinking and eating way too much. He's a chef, and everything he makes is 10x more delicious and tempting than anything else! I tried... Read more
I Did It! I Ran!
Friday, June 19, 2009      3 comments

OK, well actually, I jogged/walked. But it's a start! Today was Week 1/Day 1 of the Couch to 5K program, coolrunning.com/engine/2
/2_3/181.shtml , so I did a 5 min warm up walk at 3.2 mph, followed by alternating 60 sec of... Read more
Under calorie goal? How is that possible?
Thursday, June 18, 2009      5 comments

For the first time in a long time, I tracked my food yesterday and went UNDER my calorie goals. I was shocked! How is that possible? I had what is my idea of an indulgent healthy lunch -- yummy maki sushi! I ate good breakfast and snacks, ... Read more
Me? Running a 5K? Let's do this!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      4 comments

I made the decision last night to do something completely out of my comfort zone. Enter a 5K (a bit over 3 mile) run! I know that none of you know me personally, but I'm sure you can identify with my hatred of running. I think it came from... Read more
5 Pounds in Two Weeks!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      2 comments

YES! I can do this. It'd be brilliant if I could keep up the 2-3 pound per week loss though I know you usually lose more at the beginning of a weight-loss program. I feel as though this time can be different, and I can actually sustain the... Read more
My Biggest Challenges
Monday, June 15, 2009      5 comments

It's coming up on two weeks of being conscious of what I eat and do (the "FastTrack" stage), and so far I feel motivated and ready to do this long term. I've lost 3 pounds already, and I'm confident that I can do more if I just up the exercise p... Read more

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