Fresh carrots and cucumbers and my new favorite hummus - chipotle!
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To Turn the Corner
I've been struggling. Period. It started during the fall, which is always the story. First comes my birthday, followed by Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day. I work a lot. I travel even more. I'm in a long distance relatio... Read more
Checking In - 9/3/13
Last week - 284
This week - 279.5
I lost 4.5 pounds out of my 20 pound birthday challenge. I have 15.5 pounds to go! I'm very happy with that number. Very glad to be back in the 270s. I really do hate the 280s. I've gotten stuck ther... Read more
Get back up again...
I have not blogged in such a long time. A lot has happened in the past few months - moving to a new state, trying to finish up my research, starting a new job, trying to get focused on my dissertation, among others. My life was so chaotic I pr... Read more
Such a rough week!
Being out of town and off schedule is rough. I am having a lot of fun taking care of my nephew this week. However, the lack of regular sleep and lack of time to go work out is really sad to me. I have to figure out a plan for the rest of the w... Read more
Week in Review - 2/10-2/17
I would call this week pretty successful, up until Friday. Before I get to that, I am happy to have completed the first 4 days of INSANITY - from Monday through Thursday. I also did cardio workouts at the gym on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. O... Read more
INSANITY Day 1
Well, I did the Fit Test, which is the first day of the INSANITY workout. Here are my stats:
Switch Kicks - 51
Power Jacks - 20
Power Knees - 50
Power Jumps - 15
Globe Jumps - 4
Suicide Jumps - 3
Push Up Jacks - 5
Low Plank O... Read more
Needed A Shake Up
I spent some time looking through blog posts and pictures from late 2009. Where did my drive go? I had so much motivation then. I need to rediscover it.
So I'm going to start taking pictures of myself every week and uploading them. So tha... Read more
This week in changes...
Last Thursday, I watched my sister and her boyfriend do the Insanity workout while I took care of their 2 month old. It made me really miss the style of training I used to have 2 years ago, but it was even more intense. I decided it was a good... Read more
What I have to say...
...is this. Looking forward to this week! And my progress.
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January 9, 2013
This week, I'm happy to report that I lost 3 pounds. So I'm grateful for that. Hoping to lose 2 pounds for next week's weigh in. Slowly but surely. Beyond that, I'd like to record how I'm feeling based on highs and lows. It's one of the ice... Read more
January 2, 2013
My first blog in almost a year. Let's talk about 2012
I've been off track for a while. I was working out pretty well up until mid-June 2012. I wasn't eating well though. And I had started drinking a lot. So my lifestyle was not healthy... Read more
Week in Review: April 14-22
Well, it could have been more problematic...
I gained a pound, from 267 to 268. I did well at the beginning of the week and then kinda fell apart at the end. Fried food, some baked goods. Does it every time. But I'm not worried. My fra... Read more
6 months of backsliding ends NOW!
For the past 6 months, I have been involved in one of the most emotional battles of my life. While the details can be spared, I have had a significant amount of stress added into my life that I contribute to decisions made in a relationship wit... Read more
Me and Jillian Michaels
So last week, I think I posted that I had joined Jillian Michael's website. The ad in the Sunday paper gave me a week for free plus 2 of her DVDs for free IF I paid for shipping. What I forgot to do at the end of my free week was to cancel my ... Read more
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