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Impossible Luxury

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      5 comments

Today was the 21st of February. It was a bit chilly but the sun was out. Since my boss was absent, I decided to treat myself to a long lunch break at the pool. I slid calmly into the water. Despite the chill in the air, the sun kissed my sh... Read more

October Recap/November Goals

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      5 comments

Here were my October Goals. How did I do? 1) Establish a fitness schedule. Well, I did not establish a real schedule but I did manage to work out at least 2-3 times a week. I suppose that is a start. Plus I got to try all sorts of new... Read more

Mid-Week Update

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      2 comments

Here's my progress on my October goals has been going so far... 1) Establish a fitness schedule. On Monday I hit the pool. On Tuesday I didn't want to do Aquafit so I did the elliptical instead. I took today off because I need to recog... Read more

October Goals

Friday, September 30, 2011      4 comments

In October I plan to: 1) Establish a fitness schedule. Mondays and Wednesdays, Master Swim class. Finally! I've been wanting to do Master Swim class since I learned how to swim! My new gym offers them. I'm so excited. Tuesdays and Thursd... Read more

I'm not where I want to be.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      10 comments

But I have the tools to make a change. The change begins today.... Read more

Bhangra and Bollywood was a TOTAL BLAST!

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      8 comments

Isn't life funny? I first learned about this dance studio back in the winter. I thought the Bhangra and Bollywood class would be fun but with the stress of my externship, I never seemed to make it. Well, I finally made it today and I o... Read more

Inspire Week # 1: Week in Review and Goals for Week # 2

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

So, my first week back on an official Sunny Gals Challenge was pretty successful! Cardio Minutes: 430, 5/7 days ST Minutes: 0 Average Calories: 1628, in range 5/7 days Weight loss: -3.8 lbs. I am pretty please with how this week ... Read more

Measuring My Cheese

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      8 comments

After almost two years of Sparking, last night I did something I've never done before: I measured my cheese. It isn't unusual for me to measure my food. I log my nutrition pretty consistently and I have two food scales that are pretty accur... Read more

Goals for Inspire--Short Term and Long Term

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      4 comments

Short Term Goal: Lose 6 pounds before Vegas Trip 8/24 Long Term Goal: -30 pounds and -5 inches in the waist To move closer to these goals, here is what I plan to do this week: Clean eating with six mini meals per day under 1550 calor... Read more

Day #16: Second Nature

Friday, May 06, 2011      3 comments

I used to think that if I ate healthy, I would get into the habit of eating healthy and it would "become second nature." But now I think it isn't the healthy eating that becomes second nature. It is the vigilance, creating healthy opportunities,... Read more

Day #15: Twin Reasons

Friday, May 06, 2011      5 comments

Some reasons for extra motivation. 1) Shopping I have been shopping for a graduation dress. I already have one dress but I need another for some other grad festivities being held. I wear a size 14 but I feel my options are drastically cur... Read more

Day # 14: Body Inspiration

Thursday, May 05, 2011      3 comments

While I'm generally opposed to the idea of "thinspiration" I can't help but post this photo of ballerina Misty Copeland. Her body is everything I want mine to be: shapely, athletic and beautiful. Read more

Healthy Diet Habits

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      5 comments

I have entered phase 2 of the Spark Diet for the second time. The first I did it, I hung tough all six weeks and lost around 13 pounds. I am hoping for even better results this time. How am I going to get these results? Well, for one, I'm going... Read more

Day # 13: Results

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

The scale is trending downward. There is no mystery as to why: I've been eating clean and staying active. Sure, I had two slices of pizza and a slice of cake at my nephew's birthday party on Sunday. And my dinner on Saturday night could have bee... Read more

Blog # 12: May Day

Monday, May 02, 2011      3 comments

There was beautiful weather today...the last three days, actually. Spring is here and May holds so much promise. We finally decided where we're going for my post-bar exam vacation: RIO DE JANEIRO! It sounds so glamorous, so beautiful, so stimula... Read more


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