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Nothing to see here, move along!

Saturday, January 17, 2015      0 comments

Community Team Leader requirements. One is to have a blog post every week. I don't know if I even have enough words to do that lol. Today, I will just post a picture of how I feel today! It is kind of a whatever I don't feel like doing anyth... Read more

quality movement = quality life

Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

I just read a story about a 77 year old woman who took up weight lifting 4 years ago. She has won several competitions already. She also looks amazing and definitely can't tell that she is 77. She has arms to die for even at my age (34) lol. She... Read more

weight lifting vs cardio

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      0 comments
bmed/25530447 Evidence that weight lifting has a greater effect on waist circumference than cardio, I.e. fat loss. ... Read more


Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

This is a response I gave someone on the forum today about getting started. This is what changed my life essentially. I don't look at my journey towards health as a burden. It is mostly effortless now. I know my tracker says I am so many pou... Read more

sunrise, sunrise

Saturday, December 13, 2014      0 comments

Sunrise sunrise, looks like mornin' in your eyes ... Read more

What am I doing??? lol

Thursday, December 04, 2014      1 comments

I came back to sparkpeople to recharge my nutrition and fitness after slacking on my healthy habits for a long while. Not only did I come back for myself but I signed up to be a community leader, ack lol. Now I not only need to motivate myself... Read more

A New Path to Fitness

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      1 comments

I have discovered a better balance for myself in regards to fitness. I have realized that I was not doing enough strength training as I should be, especially since I am not exactly super young anymore. I am following a book written by some wel... Read more

I figured out my blogging issues

Sunday, February 13, 2011      1 comments

I have a pop-up blocker on Google Chrome and for some reason when I click the button to add a blog entry, it will not ask me if I want to open the pop-up. Not sure how to fix this. I am just using another browser to blog. Anyway, I also... Read more


Tuesday, December 28, 2010      3 comments

I cannot keep up with anything during christmas but at least I was able to work out most days during the week of christmas and hopefully throughout the christmas break!! Its such a busy time but still so important to fit in exercise :D I h... Read more

I love SP!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010      1 comments

I blogged before about winning the fitbook at Stroller Strides last week and how excited I was about it. I started it on Monday and everything went well until the evening. I ended up BLOWING my "diet" for the entire day by overeating and eatin... Read more


Wednesday, December 15, 2010      1 comments

Starting in November we did the Getfit Challenge at Stroller Strides which lasted 3-4 weeks (I can't remember how long). Basically we take a baseline of our fitness level with specific exercises, crunches, squats, running, and planks then at th... Read more


Tuesday, December 07, 2010      3 comments

I just read my previous blog entries that I made right before my pregnancy. Man. I was so down on myself!! Not that I had a bad self esteem, just down on my progress. I am way more upbeat than I was before, but that might be because I am see... Read more

Hypothryoidism SUCKS

Thursday, September 03, 2009      5 comments

I know everyone is going to tell me to do something different but Ill tell you I have been doing everything I am supposed to do to lose weight and I havent lost anything since the beginning of June. My nutrition is fine, my exercise is fine (ru... Read more


Tuesday, August 18, 2009      5 comments

I got my first HR monitor!!!! its a polar F6!!! Its pink and it has a chest strap. Now when I run I can see exactly how many calories I am burning and I could use it during my weight training as well. I'm so excited :)... Read more


Sunday, August 02, 2009      2 comments

Food for Runners EAT THIS NOW: TOMATOES In season July to October. By Kate Cline Image by Joe McKendry From the August 2009 issue of Runner's World Good For You ... Read more

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