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random thoughts on fear and fitness (contests).
Friday, March 02, 2012      2 comments

I'd love to become a (primarily) self-taught cheer coach at the Y and bring things full circle. Whatever I do, it will be in the interest of health first and foremost. I will not pursue goals that contradict my personal philosophies. I'm no... Read more
Week of 2011.05.16: Interim Goals
Thursday, May 12, 2011      1 comments

Just documenting this here since it won't all fit on my SparkPage in the goals section. May start doing this from now on. For the week of MAY 16, 2011, I will strive to: - perform at least ONE hour of physical activity outdoors daily.... Read more
on vicious cycles, cont'd.
Saturday, April 30, 2011      3 comments

I just realized that I'm at my heaviest when I'm at my saddest. emoticon I guess my revelation may seem obvious... Read more
ponderings of self-destructive perpetuity.
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

I've discovered a cycle: The lazier I become, the worse I eat. The worse I eat, the bigger I get. The bigger I get, the more insecure I feel. The more insecure I feel, the lazier I become. I may or may not come back to this later... Read more
no longer in neutral.
Monday, January 17, 2011      2 comments

I'm not even gong to launch into a lengthy spiel about what's been going on and how I've fallen off. I'm only writing this as documentation of my starting place--the place I never intend to see again--my goals, and my plans for achieving them. ... Read more
Friday, October 08, 2010      1 comments

*wipes sweat from brow* I don't know that I've ever appreciated stillness and conditioned air as much as I do right now. ... Read more
(after) midnight oil...again.
Thursday, October 07, 2010      1 comments

I'm really loving this little routine. For one, it's so quick and convenient that there is absolutely no excuse not to do it. It reminds me of that team called QuickFire Challenge (or something like that): just a little something to get me ... Read more
midnight oil.
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      2 comments

Lol @ typing this and falling asleep before posting...I'll update later on with what I ended up doing today. *** Despite being sleepy, headachy, and a downstairs trip away from late night snack-attacked, I just did a couple routines I enj... Read more
baby steps to a built back, athletic arms, svelte shoulders...
Saturday, August 21, 2010      3 comments

These are the types of things that inspire me: Check out AscenDance (featured on America's Got Talent) on YouTube: ... Read more
in search of a rowing club, and other arbitrariness.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      1 comments

I'm looking forward to implementing early morning cups of green tea out by the pool watching the sunrise (man, that sounds nice) rather than a dreaded alarm "punishing" me because I'm so fat that my body necessitates working out. I'm thinki... Read more
2010.07.12_W1D1 (slow and steady.)
Monday, July 12, 2010      3 comments

Unless chillin' extra hard is a more effective calorie burner than previously imagined, I did jack squat this weekend, lol. As a result, I'm going to have to average more like 2.5 pounds a week to get to where I *really* want to be by Labor Day.... Read more
by Labor Day...
Friday, July 09, 2010      2 comments

...I want my "spa day." (Refer to my SparkPage goals for details.) That's it, really. Just something to which I'm aspiring: becoming swimsuit ready with a "normal" BMI and low-risk waist size (that is, under 35" with some cushion) before th... Read more
Kettlebell Kickstart Challenge: day 1 (May 1, 2010).
Sunday, May 02, 2010      4 comments

Description: Perform 2500 "kettlebell" swings (using a medicine ball and/or dumbbell as available) between May 1, 2010 and May 31, 2010. Purpose: To establish a quick, doable daily routine to provide motivation for regular exercise; to enco... Read more
Although I'm the only person left without a kettlebell...
Friday, April 30, 2010      10 comments

...I want to do a "kettlebell" challenge for the month of May. Specifically, I want to shoot for 2500 swings (likely with a plate or dumbbell) between tomorrow and the end of the month. That works out to roughly 80.5 swings a day, which I think ... Read more
Running Rules of Thumb
Monday, March 01, 2010      5 comments

Love this... emoticon Also check out the original full article at . *** 1. If y... Read more

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