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September Reflections and October Goals

Thursday, September 30, 2010      6 comments

Here were my September goals and here is how I did! September goals: GOAL: Lose 8 pounds Actual: Lost 4.4 pounds Analysis: On the bright side, this is my first "losing" month since...May? April? That is a HUGE deal! I managed to sta... Read more

Big Time Weekend Problems Ahead

Thursday, September 30, 2010      7 comments

This weekend, I am planning on going to a concert with my friends and husband. It is an all day music festival. I can already see that, even if I'm perfect all week in terms of nutrition, this day has the potential to wreak havoc. County fair st... Read more

WTF Template 9/28-10/3

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      3 comments

~*~ WTF??? Template for 9/28-10/3 ~*~ List everything you did for exercise since 9/20. You can list this as minutes, exercises, miles, DVDs- or everything, but list it all out right here: 60 mins Elliptical 40 m... Read more

WTF Update

Sunday, September 26, 2010      3 comments

Starting Measurements: (choose any 4 or more- or use the sames ones as me- whatev) Measure your Waist - 36 Current: 35 Measure your Hips - 47 Current: 46 Measure your Thigh - 26 Current: 26 Measure your Calf - 19 Current:... Read more

Saying NO

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      5 comments

I just did something completely out of character. I quit my law journal. Law journals are a cruel instrument of torture in law school as well as a necessary evil. Law journal membership distinguishes you from your non-law journal peers... Read more

~*~ WTF??? Template for 9/20-9/25 ~*~

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

~*~ WTF??? Template for 9/20-9/25 ~*~ Part One - Exercise & Nutrition! Last week, I was able to do [[6 work outs]] and [[stay in range most days]] which I am most proud of. This week, I know that I will be able to do [[2 ... Read more

A Successful Week (Finally)

Sunday, September 19, 2010      5 comments

This is my first big losing week in too many months to count. I lost 2.8 lbs. So, what did I do that made this week different from the many disappointing ones that preceded it? 1) Tracking! I tracked my food, water and fitness pretty reli... Read more

Finding the Key

Friday, September 17, 2010      6 comments

Man, exercise really is the key, isn't it? Exercise makes me thirsty so I drink lots of water. When I'm all full of water I eat less food. Exercise ---> water ---> nutrition---> weight loss I can lose weight. YOU can lose wei... Read more

The Ultimate Sin

Wednesday, September 15, 2010      1 comments

I've been meaning to write about this for a while now. I recently committed the ultimate sin. I unintentionally shamed a fellow fat person. And in return, he scorned me. There was a recent heat wave and with the sun shining playfully ... Read more

WTF?? Entry Card & Template!

Monday, September 13, 2010      1 comments

~*~ WTF??? Entry Card- Template for 9/15-9/19 ~*~ ENTRY CARD Starting Measurements: (choose any 4 or more- or use the sames ones as me- whatev) Measure your Waist - 36 Measure your Hips - 47 Measure your Thigh - 26 Mea... Read more

Crash Landing

Tuesday, September 07, 2010      4 comments

Trying to regain control of my good habits feels a bit like trying to pull up the nose of a crashing airplane. All the momentum, all the velocity, all the force is pushing down, down, down and here I am at the wheel, leaning back with all my mig... Read more

Plans for the Day

Thursday, September 02, 2010      1 comments

I'm going to study Evidence, do the exercise bike and elliptical, study a bit more and then head to the pool for a much needed swim. I've been out of the pool for more than a week! Read more

September Goals: Learning From Past Mistakes, Overcoming Challenges

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      1 comments

So, in reading the Spark book, I had a major epiphany about how and why I went off the rails this summer. As Chris Downie explains it, Sparking is not just about fitness and exercise; it is about overhauling your life to make it the best and ful... Read more

Healthy Lifestyle Resume

Friday, August 27, 2010      2 comments

Here's my Healthy Lifestyle Resume--a list of skills I've picked up since I started Sparking. Even though I am experiencing a setback, I am armed with these skills to help me get back on track. 1) Cooking Prior to spark I ate 1-2 large... Read more

Dealing with Setbacks

Wednesday, August 25, 2010      2 comments

In some ways, I'm very proud of myself. This time last year, I was unhappily inching towards my highest weight ever and feeling like I didn't know how to stop it. I've had some success with Spark since then losing over 30 pounds. However, I've... Read more

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