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KRISTIN9924's Blogs

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

After recovering from a mild case of pneumonia, I think I am ready to get back into the exercise groove. I think I am still pretty limited as what I can do because am I still coughing a lot, but I can at least go on my lunch walks again and may... Read more
Thursday, January 03, 2013      2 comments

My husband got me a Fitbit for christmas. So far I am really loving it. I like being able to see how well I am sleeping every night. And the pedometer is much more efficient than the Actiped that I had been using. I also like that it c... Read more
Holiday Goals
Sunday, November 18, 2012      4 comments

So I am adjusting my goals for the next month or so. I will continue to workout as I have been doing and tracking what I eat. However, I realize that there will be a few instances when I will not be able to accurately track my food. So in tho... Read more
Results from my health screening
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      3 comments

I got the results from my result health screening today. They did a full blood panel and I am in perfect health! There was only one area that showed up a being a moderate risk, my HDL is 44 mg/dL (down from 51 mg/dL last year). Although that ... Read more
Back to the Blog
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      2 comments

After a short hiatus I am back to blogging. I took a break from most of my SparkPeople stuff over the long weekend when I had my comprehensive exam for graduate school. Essentially I had four days to research and write a 10-15 page paper on a ... Read more
Do It Anyway!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

If you want some inspiration to get you motivated to exercise, or start on that book you've been meaning to read, or just to do that thing that you know you should do....then this is a song for you. My favorite band, Ben Fold Five, has a ne... Read more
Why I've been stuck on this plateau....
Sunday, September 23, 2012      8 comments

So it turns out that my Spark People settings said that I was male, which made my calorie range too high. ... Read more
Measuring Success
Saturday, September 22, 2012      0 comments

So I did my girth measurements today. After a month of fluctuating back and forth between the same two pounds, it is finally time to check my other measurements. With no weight change I have still lost: 1/2" on my waist 1/2" on my... Read more
Making Friends at the Gym
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

The girl that recognized me at kickboxing yesterday was at Body Pump tonight and introduced me to a couple of her friends. They all seem really nice and it makes it that much more fun to know people at the gym. Plus I also love the instruc... Read more
Kickboxing Rocks!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

I went to my first cardio kickboxing class today and it was so much fun. I have done kickboxing on Wii Fit, but had never been to a class before. the instructor told me that I had great form and couldn't believe that it was my first class. I ... Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

So I had my body fat checked at the gym today. They have one of those bioelectrical impedance devices, which has a margin of error of +/- 3%. So today's measurement was 27.8% body fat, which is roughly 38 pounds of fat and a lean body mass of ... Read more
People are Starting to Notice!
Monday, September 17, 2012      3 comments

So far I have lost 10 pounds, although I've hit a plateau and haven't lost any more weight in almost a month. Still, I had dinner over the weekend with some friends that I hadn't seen in a few months and they noticed that I had lost weight. It... Read more
Trying something new
Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

I had heard from several friends that the Body Pump class was a lot of fun and a great workout. So today I decided to try it out. It was a little intimidating because you have a bunch of different equipment and have to change things out freque... Read more
Eating like a Hobbit
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      1 comments

I love food and I love to eat. And much like a Hobbit, I probably have 6 or 7 meals each day. Unlike a Hobbit, those meals are fairly small. So this is my usual, Hobbity day: 7am - Breakfast 10am - Second Breakfast (small snack) 12pm... Read more
Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

No, I'm not talking about running across a football field naked. I am currently in my longest SparkStreak, 57 days. Unlike the previous times that I have used SparkPeople, I am still motivated and going strong. Today I went on a jog dur... Read more

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