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Strides Both Great and Small
I have not lost weight this week due to TOM but there are things to pat myself on the back for nonetheless.
I did not gain and that is awesome considering I had my birthday, ate out three times and was on my period.
I failed to plan ad... Read more
Mid-December Review--Birthday Edition!
Merci mille fois for all the heart felt birthday wishes, Sparkies!
I have a little confession to make. When I signed up for the Done Girl birthday alerts a few months ago, I figured I would be off Spark by now having failed yet again at my ... Read more
Insane Stress (TMI)
Right now I am under an insane amount of stress.
Last night, I had to take my husband into the emergency room because he lost consciousness while we were eating dinner. This is the second time he has passed out for no reason in the last thr... Read more
Feel Good Booty Shake!
I got my hair braided today. I have always alternated between braids and straight hair but I have not gotten my hair braided for about a year. It looks great! I mean, my braids look the same as they always have but I look different then I did th... Read more
Make it work!
Today, I am making it work against all odds! I am only .2 lbs from losing 20 lbs and come hell or high water, I will lose them by tomorrow!
I have my Intellectual Property final tomorrow (Why did I take such hard courses this semester? Neve... Read more
So I don't have to keep looking for it on other people's pages.
Your weight loss =
1 pound = a Guinea Pig
1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts
2 pounds = a rack of baby back ribs
3 pounds = an average human brain
4 pounds = an ostrich egg
5 pounds = a Chihuahua
6 pounds = a... Read more
My New Year's Eve Dress
I cannot afford a new dress for NYE 2010 so my goal is to wear this dress again:
Those photos were ta... Read more
Why is this time so different?
I think we all hear a lot about how Spark is different from other resources. I have been giving a good deal of thought to why this time is so different for me, why I earnestly believe that this time is the last time. I've come up with a few reas... Read more
My Shimmering Pool...
This morning, I met my sister at 6:45 am for a sunrise run at Pier 39. We ran from Pier 1 to Pier 39 and back together. I started walking after 25 minutes but I completed my 25 minute goal for W6D3 of C25K and ran about two mil... Read more
Guilt-Free Carb Extravaganza!
Today, I studied at the library for eight hours. Despite eating lunch and some snacks, I was feeling a little hungry as I waited for the elevator upon my departure. So, when the elevator doors parted and the delicious smell of burrito wafted pas... Read more
80/20 is no joke
So, this week's Fall Into Winter Challenge is really proving that old maxim that weight loss is 80 % nutrition and 20% exercise. The challenge requires us to work out 350 minutes this week and stay perfectly in range every day. So far, I am succ... Read more
"We spend 'more than' when we feel 'less than'."
Today, I was catching up on my Biggest Loser. (No one tell me anything about it--I'm behind!)
I was watching the episode where they have Suze Orman come in to discuss the financial costs of obesity. Frankly, my instinct was to zone out--the... Read more
Stress Eating (A nosh here, a graze there)
Tomorrow is my patents final. Patents law is hard, hard, hard and I am really paying for not studying earlier in the semester. Today was a busy, panicky, stressful day. I really wanted to crawl under a desk and hide. A few times, I wanted to cry... Read more
Good news and Bad news (Mostly Good)!
I will start with the bad news first since it is relatively puny compared to my good news. So, here it is...I lost my pedometer on my 20 minute run! This is the third pedometer I've lost this year! And every single one fell off my waistband--yet... Read more
I have had a great November! Despite the fact that I have lost 6.2 pounds (so far) and done my Sunny Gals proud, I think I would have had a stronger month if I had set more clearly defined goals from the outset. With this in mind, I am setting t... Read more