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Day # 6: So Jealous--and inspired!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      10 comments

Last night, at the pool, I overheard the following conversation between two women in the locker room. Older Woman: You have got to tell me what your work out is! You look so strong. Younger Woman: Well, actually, I'm training for an Olymp... Read more

Day #5: Taking the Clean Eating Plunge

Monday, April 25, 2011      9 comments

With a little help from my Sparkfriends, I've decided to take the Clean Eating plunge! The first two days of this week will be sort of modified; I cannot eat grains during Passover so I have omitted them from my menus. Otherwise, I am following ... Read more

Should I Try Clean Eating?

Sunday, April 24, 2011      6 comments

Hmm, I am sitting here weighing the pros and cons of trying Tosca Reno's Clean Eating Diet: Pros: It has proven results It is a healthy way of eating--not a dangerous crash diet Cons: It requires a lot of preparation and effort ... Read more

Day #4: Inspiring Others

Sunday, April 24, 2011      3 comments

My journey has not been a straight line. I really started on Spark in 2009. Between 2009 and 2010 I lost 30+ lbs. Then I started to backslide. At this point, I have gained back some of the weight and am recommitting to my journey. All of this is... Read more

Day # 3: Making Time for My Health

Saturday, April 23, 2011      6 comments

I have an exam on Wednesday. My usual M.O. would be to totally bury my head in the books and write off any hope of having a healthy week. But today, I'm breaking that cycle. I started the morning with a walk out over the ocean with my husba... Read more

Day # 2: Life in the Slow Lane

Friday, April 22, 2011      4 comments

I've gone back to Fast Break and it is going really well. The Spark Diet and "The Spark" book both advocate starting with small goals to build a pattern of success and then adding new skills, goals and activities as you go along. Through the cri... Read more

I CHALLENGE YOU...

Thursday, April 21, 2011      8 comments

TO A BLOG-OFF! Okay, there is no such thing as a blog-off. But I have noticed I am more focused, happier and less anxious when I blog. So I am going to blog every day for the next month. I challenge you to do the same. They can be personal,... Read more

Day #1: Accomplishments and Gratitude

Thursday, April 21, 2011      4 comments

So, I've been inspired by my new Sparkfriend SYN-CA to make a little list of accomplishments at the end of each day to encourage a positive outlook. Here are mine for yesterday: 1. Finished two draft orders at work; got back minimal edits t... Read more

Musings and Reasons

Wednesday, April 20, 2011      8 comments

Wow, three years of law school behind me. Even though I have one final ahead of me and 25 days until graduation, the classes are officially over. I'm sure I'll look back on this time in my life fondly. I've had amazing opportunities, met wonderf... Read more

Total Bodyhating Breakdown

Monday, April 18, 2011      12 comments

Blech, I had a total body hating breakdown this morning, tears and all. I think, mainly, I'm under a lot of stress which effects both my mood and my weight. With under a month to go before graduation, I'm feeling pretty emotional. And I have not... Read more

Feelin' Fine!

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      8 comments

Its a new day and I'm feelin' fine! I have on a very cute outfit today. emoticon I have plans for healthy e... Read more

Work Outs

Friday, March 25, 2011      7 comments

So, I have worked out three times so far this week. I'm aiming for four--I plan on swimming tomorrow afternoon! I am starting slowwww...after a two week hiatus from working out. Why did I have this hiatus? Well, things went off the rails wh... Read more

Insanity Day 1: Fit Test

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      10 comments

Today was our first day of Insanity and it did not disappoint. If this was just the fit test, I'm a little frightened by what the future holds, haha. In any case, here are my results; you have to do as many of each exercise you can in one minute... Read more

Insanity Laughs

Friday, February 25, 2011      15 comments

"Insanity laughs, under pressure we're cracking." --Queen Couldn't resist the rock n' roll quote--we have ordered Insanity! It is coming in the mail by March 1! I'm so excited. My husband and I were watching the infomercial and out of the... Read more

What have I become?

Wednesday, February 16, 2011      10 comments

There's a cycle in place but I can't seem to break it. Being aware of the cycle is only a teeny tiny portion of the battle and I have no clue what the next step is. Every time I get very busy--with finals, journal, working over the summer and no... Read more


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