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1/6/16 - Small Steps

Wednesday, January 06, 2016      0 comments

One of the reasons I love Spark People is because I can look back on so many years of personal weight loss failures and success.... Read more

100 Day Countdown to Healthy

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      1 comments

I have decided for extra motivation to do a 100-day countdown to a healthier me! Today is day 2 as I really started making more conscious healthy decisions yesterday. I got a FitBit for Christmas and this has been a fabulous motivation tool! I p... Read more

Scary Realization!

Sunday, November 09, 2014      1 comments

So I had been doing so well this past week, and then it happened, the weekend! I always seem to crash and burn on the weekends. Maybe it is because I go to my parent's house and my Dad always wants to take my Mom and I out to eat. Maybe it is be... Read more

Why Can't I Get My Act Together - Problems/Solutions

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      1 comments

So I have been attempting to really get started with my weight loss for almost a month now without much success. Granted I have started a new 6AM-7:30PM 6 days/week job and this has been a real hindrance to my weight loss attempts. The last tim... Read more

Scary Numbers!

Thursday, June 12, 2014      1 comments

So this was basically my face when I stood on the scale for the first time in months: ... only way less cute of course! I didn't have any questions about how I g... Read more

Practicing Maintenance For a Week

Sunday, March 24, 2013      1 comments

This week is my Spring break week off of medical school! Woo hoo! It is going to be so much fun to have some free time out of the hospital, but I know it will mean a lot of challenges as far as my weight loss efforts go. My parents do not live ... Read more

Finding My Exercise Niche

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      3 comments

I have never been a big fan of exercise. I find controlling my calories way, way, way easier than fitting in exercise. I hate being out of breath, sweaty and in pain. Plus the time just never seems to fit in my schedule. I have tried running, bu... Read more

Chocolate Cookie Dough I Can Eat!?!?!?!

Thursday, March 14, 2013      4 comments

I have made great improvements since my last blog entry which I am very happy about! I am not letting that one bad meal make me feel crummy anymore, and I am moving on. I have been eating great this whole week which feels so good. I have even be... Read more

A New Battle For Me

Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

Well so this is a type of blog I never thought I would be writing. For me maintaining weight is much harder than losing weight. I haven't quite figured out that exact balance yet of maintenance. Once I reach my goal weight I think "woo hoo" part... Read more

Spring Time!

Sunday, March 03, 2013      1 comments

Yes, yes I know that the official beginning of Spring is not coming until March 20th for this year, but when you live in AZ it just feels like it comes sooner with the war... Read more

Lowest Weight So Far, Yet Something Feels Off

Monday, December 17, 2012      4 comments

I weighed myself yesterday and I am at my lowest weight so far! I am within 10 pounds of my goal weight, but for some reason the last two days I just feel not as good about my body as I did before. I went for some dreaded bra shopping yesterday ... Read more

Late Night Clinic and Dancing

Thursday, December 06, 2012      1 comments

So last night was a late one. Once a week I volunteer at a clinic to provide healthcare services to an uninsured population. I love my volunteer work, but it usually goes till 10PM at night and once I head home I am starving! Usually this is the... Read more

Thanksgiving Success

Sunday, November 25, 2012      1 comments

I am so happy that I stuck to my plan through the Thanksgiving celebration and managed to still lost 1.5 pounds over this past week. It is one of the best feelings and trul... Read more

A New Reason for Success...

Thursday, November 08, 2012      0 comments

It seems like there is a common theme going around on the blogs of Spark members that have been here for awhile. We no longer just want to lose weight to look good, but it s... Read more

The Lowest Calorie Noodles in the World!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      3 comments

Tonight I made something awesome! Delicious noodles that have very few calories, but delicious flavor and a lovely al dente texture. What is the magical secret you may as... Read more

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