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My first and hopefully last fall... my toughest run yet

Sunday, March 06, 2011      10 comments

So today I went for a run. I went today instead of tomorrow because the weather was supposed to be better. Had I been planning it out, I might have known... Anyways, I was probably not as hydrated or nourished as I should have been, but didn... Read more

Blah runs

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      4 comments

I'm having some hard runs this week and I think it's either because I'm tired, not getting to bed early enough or because I increased to 7 this past weekend or maybe it's just how much I hate the treadmill. Oh and then of course I'm also coming... Read more

Thank You SparkPeople

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      8 comments

I have lost a total of 49 pounds since I started this journey over 2 years ago! What's even more amazing is that the last 20 pounds was with SparkPeople, I have only been sparking for about 6 months! So while my loss has felt slow at times... Read more

Great article on dark chocolate with cited resources...

Saturday, November 13, 2010      4 comments

I enjoyed reading this article because there were actual cited sources and because it says how good for me dark chocolate really is :) I'm noticing a theme among my last 2 blogs ;) Health Benefits of Chocolate Unique to Dark Chocolate ... Read more

Interesting Article...The Best After-Workout Drink

Thursday, November 11, 2010      6 comments

"Chocolate milk can help your body preserve, repair and replenish muscle—and improve your performance the next time you work out." caloriecount.about.com/b
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Stuck in a plateau

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      4 comments

I'm not really sure why but I've been stuck at my current weight for a month now. I have been working out 2 extra days a week and upping my running miles and speed. Still somehow I am not losing even a half a pound. I'm beginning to get frus... Read more

My first 5K

Monday, October 25, 2010      7 comments

I started off the day feeling super nervous about whether I'd even be able to run the race and if I would look silly as my pace isn't what other runners paces are. I still went but still felt anxious up until it was time to go. Once I started... Read more

6 Months with SP and running my first 5K

Saturday, October 16, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was my 6 months with SP, glad I came back to tracking and was here to see it. I had a really hard time balancing all of my responsibilities in the beginning of this school year, but I think I have my routine down now and it's good to ... Read more

Confession Time

Thursday, September 23, 2010      6 comments

I've had a cold since this past weekend and have been to tired to exert myself with exercise, and trying to conserve what energy I do have for working. The bad part is I have been using my time off exercise as an excuse to not track what I'm ea... Read more

Foggy Headed Stupor

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      9 comments

It could be food induced, lack of exercise, seasonal allergies, I'm really not sure. This weekend we went to a friends house for an over night and even though I brought a nice salad that I ate at 2 meals there was still lots of unhealthy stuff.... Read more

Today's Healthy Reflection...

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

I really just love this and needed to save it somewhere. I know I need a constant reminder that I create my own happiness. You can complain because roses have thorns. Or you can rejoice that thorns have roses. - Ziggy The secr... Read more

New Goals with deadlines and Thank You's

Monday, August 30, 2010      8 comments

I set some new goals for myself... Be at goal weight of 125 by 10/28 by losing .75 pounds a week. I'm planning on achieving this by continuing to eat healthy and eating smaller portions of the unhealthy stuff. I am also planning on continuing ... Read more

Not feeling the Spark...

Thursday, August 26, 2010      7 comments

Not sure why but I'm really not feeling super motivated this week. I'm doing okay with my eating, not over eating or eating unhealthy. I just can't seem to get myself to track and really don't feel motivated to workout. I'm not sure if it's t... Read more

Moving on to Stage 4 this week, Action Steps and Emotional Eating

Monday, August 23, 2010      2 comments

I haven't been great at following all of the action steps on Spark People. Some I haven't got to because they weren't really a problem that I needed to work on, like being able to exercise somewhere different than I normally would, like a park ... Read more

I passed my teacher cert. exam!!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      14 comments

I actually did really well and got the best scores in the areas I was worried about most. So now I have to find out if the state will waive a class for me. Seems silly to make me take a class on Early Childhood Development when I have been in... Read more


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