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Gained 10 Pounds, Ugh

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      4 comments

I was doing so well, but these last few weeks have been awful. Mostly, it's the elaborate snacks and unhealthy eating like shakes and hamburgers. But, I thought about it, and I have a feeling this go round, I won't have the umph to lose 40 pou... Read more

Sunday Plan

Sunday, October 19, 2014      1 comments

Simple Sunday plan: Bike or go for a walk 30 minutes. Who am I kidding, walk. I'm actually pretty wiped out today and will need a nap, sooon. Yesterday, my doctor didn't bother to call me back about the stupid lox I ate. WTF? Ser... Read more

Ate a No-No Food Yesterday, and I Am so Pissed!!!!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      1 comments

I have to tell the story somewhere, and yes, I am calling my doctor as soon as the clinic opens. Yesterday, I went with my husband to eat breakfast at a bagel shop. So, I was avoiding the deli meat and ordered the lox bagel. I thought it ... Read more

Going to Vignyasa Yoga Second Week in a Row

Friday, October 17, 2014      4 comments

I love this kind of yoga, though I can't always keep up with the class. I am looking forward to downward facing dog pose. Anyway, I finally made it to the gym yesterday. I couldn't do as much as I thought I would, but I think slower is be... Read more

Did My Yoga Last Friday and Lumberjack Hunger

Thursday, October 16, 2014      5 comments

Dear All, First, sorry my posts are so far apart. I just get caught up trying to keep up with all the essay grading. In fact, my guilty conscience woke up up early today, so I could finish a stack of essays, and now, I want to EAAAAT. ... Read more

Still Struggling with Exercise. OK, Except for Shopping, I Haven't Done Squat

Thursday, September 25, 2014      2 comments

Here's the good news, my weight gain is under control. I have only gained one pound this month (of course, I have also been sick and puking again, which I think contributed to that), and I'm wearing medium pregnancy pants. That was a real shoc... Read more

Back after a Long Hiatus

Monday, September 15, 2014      8 comments

Dear Spark Fam, Well, it has been a very difficult last few months. I lost over 25 pounds, and this weekend felt like a slump because I caught a cold and puked everything all weekend long. But, I am much better today. We waited to te... Read more

Lost 20 Pounds

Monday, August 11, 2014      2 comments

Obviously, I'm still unwell and I'm not happy about this. Will write more later. Gotta go to my first day of work.... Read more

Still Eating Like a Bird, and I MISS My Tastebuds

Thursday, July 31, 2014      6 comments

I am not vomiting non-stop anymore, which is awesome, but my body is still adjusting because I am never hungry. In fact, very few things taste good anymore. However, my energy is still pretty good, though I can't do much more than walk a few ... Read more

Still Can't Keep Anything Down

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      4 comments

I already lost 4 pounds, but this is definitely not the way to do it. Keep praying for my special intention. I get more test results tthis week. ... Read more

Been Really Sick and Hurt My Back Last Sunday, After Core Yoga

Friday, July 18, 2014      5 comments

Dear All, Sorry I haven't been around. First, last Sunday, I hurt my back in the locker room after an awesome core yoga session. (Who does that?) My back is all better now. Then, Monday through basically today, I have been in bed ... Read more

Not Gonna Have That Awesome Summer Bod, But Am Having a Great Summer!

Sunday, July 06, 2014      7 comments

This summer I have been really active, even though I am not getting to the gym as often as I would like. Even so, I gained weight, which may be because we have been traveling a lot and I need to eat less refined carbs, now that I'm eating fully... Read more

Going to a Yoga Class!

Friday, June 27, 2014      6 comments

I am so excited! I am going to my first yoga class. It's just a trial, and I don't have the wherewithal for a new gym membership. Nevertheless, I am going to enjoy the experience! But first, I have to kill this migraine and eat a light ... Read more

Great 5 K! (Well, great active day altogether.)

Sunday, June 22, 2014      6 comments

More pictures are coming, but this was the first one we took. More participants were at this walk th... Read more

First 5 K Tomorrow

Friday, June 20, 2014      3 comments

I am really excited! I mean, I am not going to jog it, but I am excited to be doing the Chicago Hunger Walk with my family. My husband totally did not want to do it, but I argued that the more people participated, the more money we would get f... Read more

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