My bootcamp goals
By the end of this bootcamp, I want to feel stronger and look more toned. I want to get down to 170 lbs.
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A new declaration of determination
I WILL reach 150 this year. I guarantee it. I think I can lose a lot more during the summer when I don't have school. I plan on getting a nurse tech job over the summer, but I won't be working full time - most of the positions are on call. So I ... Read more
Okay so the last two weeks I was kind of getting discouraged. I was at 189.8 3 weeks ago, but then the next week I weighed 190.8, then, even after exercising 5 days that week and being extra vigilant, I only went down to 190.2 last week. I weigh... Read more
Out of 190-dom!
And goodbye forever! I weighed myself this morning - 189.8. I weighed myself twice just to make sure and it said that both times. Yay! And I even went to two bbqs this weekend and ate terribly, and then had a nurse potluck last night and had a h... Read more
My Vision Statement
I want to lose weight, because I have been overweight all of my life. I want to know what it feels like to be skinny, in all the different dimensions; I want to know how it feels physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. I really believe ... Read more
I'm carrying this with me through nursing school...
I got the following from the spark article, "9 Dieting Paradoxes that Make Perfect Sense - Part 1; How Can That Be...?" -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer
PARADOX 3: Focusing on only one area can hurt your progress in that area. Building a healt... Read more
My first 10% goal...
My first goal I set to lose 10% of my weight, as one of spark's articles suggested, was 204 pounds. I just weighed myself this morning and I weighed 204! I reached my goal 1 week and 1 day earlier than I had planned! I am so excited; I can't wai... Read more
I can't believe it...
Okay trying to replicate the blog I just typed and got an error on. I have been gone all day so I just got on the computer after 10pm to log my sparkpeople nutrition stuff, and I decided to spin the sparkpoint wheel for log-in sparkpoints. I saw... Read more
I just wrote a blog and hit post and then I got this weird error message.................so I'm testing it before I write it again.... Read more
I just got a letter of acceptance to the 2-year registered nursing program! I've been working hard for the last year at my pre-req classes and so I thought I'd get in, but I'm just so happy that it's official! I have to accept their terms though... Read more
Reasons I want to lose weight
Just as a reminder to myself, I wanted to write down all the reasons to reach my goal.
-I want to have more energy.
-I want to enjoy all that life has to offer.
-I want to look and feel good.
-I want to be more available for my daughter... Read more
A new goal...
I decided yesterday when doing my workout, that my new goal is to get coordinated on the dance moves on the video, and look good doing them! I got frustrated cause I was having a hard time with some of the moves; she just kind of jumps into new ... Read more
My aching mouth.
I went to the dentist today, for deep cleaning of half of my mouth. The feeling is starting to come back (she numbed me), and it REALLY hurts. I took 3 200mg tablets of ibuprofen, but it must not have kicked in yet! We were gonna have new york s... Read more
I want to exercise but I'm sick!
I exercised wednesday even though I was sick, but now my lungs are hurting (when i breathe deeply I cough and my cough hurts my chest), so I'm not so sure I should try. Maybe I can still do strength training, and skip the cardio?... Read more
8 cups of water in my body = lots of pee in the toilet
I have realized, over the past 3 days of drinking 8 cups of water each day, that I now know why I usually don't drink enough water! 8 cups of water a day = 8 trips to go pee a day (or more!). It seems like I have to pee almost every hour, so may... Read more