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My Morning Routine
This morning I read the Pinterest post by Sparkpeople, "Morning routines of 6 VERY fit women." Since I love mornings, I thought I'd just post my own routine, too. :0)
5:45am - Wake up from Amuro, my kitty, walking on me and/or licking my ... Read more
Relearning Gratitude and Patience
I have been off and on with my Sparkpeople lately... a lot has happened recently and it is interesting trying to learn how to balance my needs with my wants, my previous life with my new life.
This Winter was hard. I don't even ... Read more
Woah!! Slow down there, Emotional Eating!!
I just had one of those work experiences that I was not prepared for and didn't want and BAM! immediately I was reaching for the nearest snacks. I'll blog instead!
One of the things that I find to be very stressful about my job is when othe... Read more
Balancing Consistency and Creativity
So my biggest setback lately has been with my food. This has always been my biggest area that I need to improve on, but now I have a new challenge: being creative with what I eat while also staying consistent with my calories.
I gained a lo... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 28 ~ Talk about serious Sparkfriend motivation!!!
Got this in the mail today with a gift and a letter from SallyG. I'm still just blown away by the idea that a SparkFriend would go to such lengths for me. I'm actually pre... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 18
Wow, it has been 5 days since my last blog. I told myself I would try to blog every day this month...but that is harder than it seems! My firs thought is that I would blog every day until I reached my goal weight, but I don't think that is even ... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 13
I didn't get a chance to type up a blog for last night, so I thought I'd just update now. Yesterday went pretty good! My honey has been putting a lot of effort in to remembering things and trying to go look for a part time job this w... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 11,12
Well, this weekend has been incredibly stressful. I think I'm PMSing too. Yesterday and Friday I know I went over my calories, even though today I stayed pretty low. I got in a walk this morning, but... I start work tomorrow and I still haven't ... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 8,9,10 ~ Unexpected Health Problems
So I'm not sure why I didn't blog Wednesday, but it was probably because I was studying for my GRE. More on that...
Let's start with Thursday. It was a good, I felt good after Zumba Wednesday night and I got in a good amount of steps. I wen... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 7
Week one a success!!
Just got back from taking Jack for a walk, so I still got over 7,000 steps, which is what I would like it to be for a slow day. Most of the day I just hung out at home trying to relax and enjoy my last day of Winter Bre... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 6
My day went pretty well today, except that I have been playing my favorite video game for a while now... maybe I should take Jack for a walk before bed...
This morning I woke up almost an hour late, but I was glad to get the extra time since I... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 5
Today was pretty rough food-wise. I work at a cafe in a church on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings, so whatever is left I need to take home or else it will spoil over the week. That means, after working from 8-1, I take home a few breakfast b... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 4
So I just finished a small bowl of jello that put me right up to 1550, which is my limit. I think that is fine, because I am still trying to get used to saying no... and that jello was practically begging for it.
Today I worked at the cafe whi... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 3
Today, honestly, it was a little easier not to snack. I always feel like there's this third-day hump. The next milestone will be one week, then two weeks. I'm feel like I'm kind of getting back in to the groove of it all, especially since my hon... Read more
#RockYourResolution ~ Day 2
Today went a little better than yesterday. I still didn't get as much sleep as I would have liked, but I stayed within my calories and got in a good amount of exercise. I did spend a lot more time on the computer than I should have, though. That... Read more