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That's 35,000 calories. Thirty-five THOUSAND calories!
65 Big Macs
1.25 gallons of water ... Read more
4 miles - 4 lessons learned
So my housemate and I are training for Bloomsday, a 7.5 mile race through Spokane. We are on week 4 0r 5 I think, and are steadily running about 4 miles!!! I'm extremely excited about this because the last two weeks have been hectic with school,... Read more
Oops. Ignorance isn't bliss when your exercising!
Hey thanks for the birthday wishes! I haven't been around for a while, but I have continued to exercise and eat properly. Right now, I'm training with my housemate for a 10k- my first race ever! When I signed up for it, I thought it was a 5k. It... Read more
I AM an athlete!
I'm so pumped! I can run 3 miles a week, have lost 7 lbs in 8 weeks, 8 INCHES around my waist (I had NO idea I had that much fat on me!), AND have gained the knowledge and structure to needed to bring out my inner athlete! Heck yeah, I'm an Olym... Read more
crazy! We have one more week of classes and them BAM! Out come the all-night cram sessions complete with energy drinks and whole lot of stress! Lucky for me I'm starting to study this week so I can have a healthy sleep schedule. :)
I've really... Read more
Wow. It's been a while
since I last blogged. I've been trying to rescue one of my teams from the brink of extinction, but I've been having trouble getting members to participate. I also don't really know were to start. I've started updating the team page with forums, ... Read more
What happened you ask?
Well. I'll tell you.
Friday through Sunday I traveled to Silver Mountain Ski Resort in Idaho with my college group. We spent a weekend becoming enraptured with the wonderful presence and power of Jesus; His life, His work, and His plan. Our ... Read more
I don't have much
time to write a whole lot right now, so I'll have to give full details of my AWESOME weekend tomorrow, but I just wanted to say HI, I'm back! And Happy Sparking! ... Read more
I will be
gone for the weekend because I am going to a retreat with my school! And I doubt they'll have internet. But if they do, I might be around...
Anyway, I've got to go to chapel and then hit the bank before I leave, so I'll have to make this one ... Read more
4 weeks until
I'm back in Ohio for winter break (6 weeks). I'm terrified. To me, leaving here and going back home is what contestants on The Biggest Loser must feel like upon leaving the ranch. What if I go back into my old habits? I don't want to, but I also... Read more
I am excited
because this is my first weigh in and just look how well I did!
W/H Ratio- 1 Yes, I was a cylinder
DRUM ROLL! lol
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Things I need to tell myself
when I'm down:
1. Don't compare yourself to others. Everyone is struggling with something just as much as you are, so don't worry about it.
2. DO be IMPERFECT. On purpose. Break that habit of trying to meet every goal 100% of the time, accep... Read more
I just need to write right now
so I can think through all of my frustrations and problems. This week has just been nothing but frustrating, depressing, and just plain let me down. I'm frustrated because I haven't moved from where I'm at. Haven't been exercising, planning my f... Read more
The art of renewing one's mind
I'm a student in a hall of masters. Masters of wisdom- actually, the ideas presented on this site often remind me of the catholic Serenity Prayer. I like that prayer.
It goes like this:
God, grant me the serenity
to accept the things I c... Read more
I am slightly frustrated
by my lack of inconsistency in my fat and protein intake. The last two days of my calories have been high, but overall, I've done well at staying within my calorie ranges. I just can't seem to break this roller coaster of too much and too little... Read more