My long and bumpy journey to gluten and dairy free.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      0 comments

Wow! It's been a while since I was on Spark and blogged and I wish I had done it more because it's been a journey. According to my blogging I first started to notice and have stomach problems in 2010 after I gained a lot of weight. After college... Read more
All aboard!
Friday, July 06, 2012      1 comments

Time to get back on the workout bandwagon! Its so easy to let myself lapse into a state of perpetual laziness when it gets hot out and its been smoky from all the fires. I also want to avoid paying for a rec center pass for the summer because th... Read more
Creative ADD!!
Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

Lately, I have had a creative explosion. I've been knitting and sewing after work and trying to learn guitar and I just want to do it all and don't have enough time. My biggest problem is that I now sometimes push my workouts aside to do my craf... Read more
Race over, must keep running!
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

Well the race went great! I ended up running my distance twice before the race and then race day, I kicked major butt making the distance in 46 minutes! I suspect that it was 4.2 miles instead of 4.5 but to me the difference is between a 1... Read more
10 days til Race time!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      2 comments

Well its majorly crunch time now! I still have not run my race distance. I was really tired and then got sick last week and I still am not 100% better. I'm taking some allergy meds, but since I didn't run for 5 days I'm feeling really wind... Read more
3 Weeks til Race!
Monday, May 16, 2011      2 comments

I've got 3 weeks to go on my training! Get ready to be proud! Yesterday I ran my first continuous distance since I've started this training! I ran about 2.3 miles without even stopping! It felt so good to do that. I can feel my muscles are... Read more
Race Training - Week 6!
Monday, May 09, 2011      1 comments

Well I've come a long way since my last blog! I've been running pretty steadily at least 3 times a week, slowly upping my running time intervals to where I'm currently running 9 minutes and walking one minute! I average about 3 miles per w... Read more
Training Week 1
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      0 comments

emoticon I have officially started my training for my Marathon Relay Race in June! Hooray! I'm down to 9 weeks... Read more
Weightloss competition blues
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      1 comments

emoticon So some ladies at my work decided to start a weightloss competition to keep each other accountable and mot... Read more
Hitting the wall, pushing on through!!!
Thursday, February 03, 2011      0 comments

Well, I feel like I hit a wall with my weight loss. The pounds seemed to be dropping off pretty easily (although I admit I'm still too scared to step on the scale), and suddenly, I'm feeling bloaty and carb-logged again. I have kept up an ... Read more
Tuning in to ME!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      0 comments

I'm starting to consider Hypoglycemia as my problem. I have had afternoon sleepiness for as long as I can remember, and I particularly remember it in High School. And I finally realized that it could be genetic as well! Also, its been so long si... Read more
Yummy Orange Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe!
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      0 comments

Orange Shrimp Stir fry with Green Beans and Tomatoes (this is a one-serving size skillet) Warm up a medium sized skillet. Add a handfull of frozen shrimp (cooked and deveined) add a splash of orange juice, enough to cover the bottom o... Read more
Work it!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

So I tried 2 of coach Nichole's workout videos here on the Spark, and they were awesome! Only about 5 minutes each on a stability ball, one targeting abs and one targeting butt and thighs. I would highly recommend both of these! They are suppose... Read more
Kicking the sugar habit
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      5 comments

emoticon I have a BIG ol sweet tooth, I think that may be the most detrimental part to my diet. I was doing good f... Read more
Sensitive Tummy
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

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