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I'm back again. Lots has changed since I was last on Spark. New career, new city, new friends, and new places to eat (sigh). One more thing that has changed is my waistline....but not the way I wanted it to. Yeah, I've gained more weight along w... Read more
Drinking + River =Binge Eating
Yesterday a group of friends and I went kayaking all day. SO much fun; one of my favorite things to do during the summer. It could be a healthy way to sneak in exercise, only, we drink all day long too. I ate a healthy breakfast (a b... Read more
Fellow Lady Sparkies-- take a look.
I'm getting ready to go to bed. I was perusing the internet and stumbled across this website. I encourage ALL of my fellow Sparkie women to take a look. It's a little graphic (some nudity), however there are so many wonderful pictures....
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Today was day #2 of Jillian Michael's 30 day shred. Whoo I'm feeling it. I was really tired when I got out of work, but I stuck to my guns and forced myself. I'm hobbling around the kitchen making dinner now.. low carb zuchinni bake. Yummo.
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Starting over for the 65457 time.
This may be the umpteenth time I've started over. But, this time WILL be the last. I actually took official "before" photos this time. I want to post them, but I'm too chicken at this time. I will, but I'm not ready just yet. They were hard to l... Read more
OH- HI. It's been a year!
So, it has been a whole year since I've even blogged. Actually, in all honesty.. since I've really even sparked at all.
I've gained back all the weight I lost with SP, plus an additional 15. I swore I would never be here again. But, here I... Read more
Bathing suit season motivation.
It's only January, but as I was perusing Pinterest today, I saw this and it struck a cord with me. Thought I'd share with you all! Get to work. Bathing suit season is right around the corner!!
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Busty Girl Problems 101
Well, I could go on and on about how I've been depressed lately. About how I need to do this, or want to do that. But ya know what? I'm not gonna!
I put on my big girl panties last week and sucked it up and started working out again. It fee... Read more
I like to drink.
I like wine.
I like beer.
I like alcohol period.
We all know alcohol lowers your inhibitions.
For me, this means it makes me not care about what I put in my mouth.
I will eat anything not good for me; chips, co... Read more
I have nothing to wear.
No really, I have NOTHING to wear. As in, NOTHING FITS ME.
Why, you ask? Because I let myself get as big as I was when I started this journey.
I almost cried. But, this is my doing. I would just put on a pair of my "fat" pants, bu... Read more
So today was day #2 of tracking EVERYTHING I put in my mouth!
I did wonderful up til the bf went to bed and I was left alone; just me, my fridge, and my carbs. Ugh.. I didn't binge too bad. I stopped myself half way through and thought about ... Read more
I have held this secret for a long time. Now, it's time it comes out.
A long time ago, I read "The Biggest Loser" diet & exercise book. In it, it asks what type of eater you are. I am the classic "closet eater." This means that I secretly e... Read more
What do you look like?
I went for a walk/jog today. I signed up for my first 5k and it's next weekend. It was freezing cold today, with wicked wind. I made a whole bunch of excuses, but I spoke to my friend (who is fitter than I am and has lost 50 lbs herself) and she... Read more
Where's my head?
I'm back to 170 pounds. I lost 25 pounds just to gain 10 back in a month... My pants are starting to get tighter. I AM GOING BACKWARDS!
I've got to stop this cycle. This is how I gained so much in the first place. I lost sight. I got too c... Read more
I am just not a Monday person. I think it has more to do with not liking my job than anything else. So, here I am (at work) and doing a SP blog... oh well. I've been sending out my resumes like crazy, so I can land a "big girl" job. No luck so f... Read more