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Oh boy!

Friday, January 17, 2014      7 comments

Hi, SP! Quick update. Unfortunately I managed to pack on some pounds over the holidays. I ended my 3+ year relationship right before Thanksgiving, started a new relationship right after Thanksgiving, and I have been spending a lot of time with m... Read more

Oh...hello there

Thursday, October 24, 2013      7 comments

It has been almost six months since I've published a SparkPeople blog, and almost eight months since I've done anything with my weight loss blog on WordPress. I spend most of my day on the computer at work, and I guess the last thing I want to d... Read more

One year of maintenance!

Sunday, May 05, 2013      27 comments

Yesterday marked one year since I reached my weight loss goal of 50 pounds. I am proud to say that I have kept it off, and better yet, I am one size smaller than I was a year ago! I promised myself that I will never, ever be the unhealthy, overw... Read more


Monday, April 15, 2013      9 comments

Hi friends! So I ended up joining the gym I was interested in - something I never thought I would do. I'm finally getting back into a routine, and I've been dragging my butt to the gym three nights a week after work. I'm proud of myself - my job... Read more

RIP my beautiful Baby

Friday, March 15, 2013      27 comments

My beautiful 14-year-old cat, Baby, passed away peacefully on Tuesday at the veterinarian. He was suffering from oral cancer, and a tumor had developed on the right side of his face, making it very difficult for him to eat and also making him bl... Read more

Gym Membership Options

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      13 comments

Okay - Today I visited the gym I'm semi-interested in joining. I'll call it Gym 1. I got a tour - there are two pools and a Jacuzzi, plenty of cardio machines, weight machines (which have FitLinxx, which is basically a computerized "trainer" tha... Read more

Thinking out loud

Sunday, February 17, 2013      7 comments

Hi, friends! It has been a busy week. I started my new job last Monday as a sales associate at a local furniture store. There's a ton of training involved so it's a little overwhelming but overall I think it will work out. As of right now, the e... Read more


Monday, February 04, 2013      11 comments

I finally found a job! Starting next Monday, I will be a sales professional in a local furniture store. I'm really excited, and I'll even be working with one of my old friends from elementary school. Since 90% of my clothes are casual, I went sh... Read more

Not feeling too hot...

Friday, January 25, 2013      7 comments

Ugh, I have a pounding headache and my tummy feels weird...I have to babysit two rambunctious toddlers tonight until midnight or so, so I hope I feel better. I'd hate to cancel on the parents, but there's no way I'll be able to keep up with them... Read more

I've outdone myself - Blueberry Quinoa Bake & Vegetable Lasagna

Sunday, January 20, 2013      9 comments

I bought a box of red quinoa from Wegmans a few months ago and had been searching for recipe ideas. I found a few I was thinking of trying, and then I was like SCREW IT! I'm going to experiment! ...which is what I did. Read more

Good week with lots of food!

Friday, January 18, 2013      3 comments

My best friend was in town, so we pretty much had a cooking marathon all week...because that's what we do. We both tried kale chips for the first time (SO GOOD OMG), we made a light version of Penne alla Vodka, vegan chocolate cake with peanut b... Read more

New entry on Fit Foodie

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      7 comments

com/ Some of you may have seen the information before. It's late, and I'm tired, and I still have to do some Pilates, so I copy and pasted and tweaked one of my blogs I posted on here in May. Eve... Read more

I made a weight loss blog on wordpress!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      11 comments

I wanted to share my story and reach out to others outside of SparkPeople, so I made a weight loss blog today! fitfoodieblog.wordpress.
com/ So far it's not very impressive, obviously I only started it today, but I hope a l... Read more

2013 Goals

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      10 comments

1) Save more, spend less. Always use cash, and use credit card only when necessary 2) Keep in touch with friends better 3) Get my own place with my boyfriend 4) Find a full time job (even though I love my current job...most of the time) ... Read more

Exciting things that happened in 2012

Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

1. First trip to the ER 2. Reached weight loss goal of 50 pounds 3. Graduated from college 4. Found a job that I love 5. Gave up (most) processed foods 6. Didn't get a single haircut...this was unintentional though. Bring it on, ... Read more

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