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My One Year Sparkiversary

Wednesday, November 03, 2010      5 comments

Wow--it has been one whole year since I fully committed to Spark and started changing my life through diet and exercise. I thought about doing a post full of stats and telling you guys how many pounds and inches I've lost. I'm proud of all those... Read more

My Arms, My Goals, My Upcoming Sparkversary (PICS)

Tuesday, November 02, 2010      7 comments

I have hated my arms since, at least, the fifth grade. On the trip home from our class trip to Paris, I was on top of the world...until a boy named Kevin asked me "What happened to your arms"? Even then, the pale stretch marks stood out against ... Read more

WTF 10/10-10/15 Update

Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

Planned: I still want to concentrate on improving [[my nutrition and tracking on the weekends]]. Actual: Tracked both Saturday and Sunday and worked out on both days, too! Planned: This week, my go-to snack will be [[fresh fruit from ... Read more

Plus Sizes, Fat Fashion and the Crazy Scale

Sunday, October 17, 2010      10 comments

I wear a size 14. This puts me on the tricky borderline between plus and non-plus sizes. Back when I wore a 12, I dreaded the mere suggestion that I could fit a 14; I viewed it as the gate way plus size. But now that I do, in fact, wear mostly... Read more

Cardio, ST and Spreading the Spark!

Friday, October 15, 2010      5 comments

Cardio ROCKS. I have not lost as much weight as I aspired to in 2010 but I have been pretty consistent with my work outs. Today I went shopping and fit into several size 12 dresses, albeit, stretchy ones! Here was my fave: Read more

WIN Blog

Thursday, October 14, 2010      6 comments

For WIN, we're meant to write a blog about how and why we gained weight in the first place. I actually wrote a detailed blog about this very topic about six months ago. So, rather than give a detailed account of my weight history, I'd like to tr... Read more

WTF Template for 10/11-10/15

Monday, October 11, 2010      2 comments

~*~ WTF Challenge 10/11 - 10/15 ~*~ Part 1 - NUTRITION AND EXERCISE During my last WTF template dates, I was able to accomplish [[two workouts]] as far as exercise goes, and I was most proud when I [[actually applied to my judicia... Read more

WIN Holiday Wish

Saturday, October 09, 2010      4 comments

For my holiday wish, I want to wear a size 12 dress on New Year's Eve. In order to accomplish this goal, I will continue with my cardio at least 5 times per week and add a hardcore strength work out three times a week. The strength training wi... Read more

Dance Class Update

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      3 comments

Last month, one of my goals was to find a dance class. I love to dance and took many formal dance classes in my youth but have not done so for years. I figured adding dance into my fitness regime would be a fun way to get in fitness and at the s... Read more

WTF Template for 10/5-10/10

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      2 comments

~*~ WTF??? Template 10/5 - 10/10 ~*~ I forgive myself for [[working out five days instead of six and drinking a ton on Friday night]] last week. Forgiving doesn't mean forgetting, so this week I will [[Work out M-S and... Read more

WTF Update 9.28-10.3

Sunday, October 03, 2010      4 comments

Goal: 4 hours of physical activity Actual: 4.9 hours Goal: Work out every day Actual: 5/6 Goal: Ride my bike by the ocean and up all the hills on the way back Actual: Not achieved. ME time: Bubble bath while reading my n... Read more

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


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