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Update

Friday, June 11, 2010      0 comments

Haven't written in a while. I now weigh 165. I'm at a plateau and I was bummed about it, but I read an excellent article that put a positive spin on plateaus. Here's a link to the article: http://caloriecount.about.co
m/new-look-wei... Read more

Feeling down...

Saturday, October 24, 2009      2 comments

I'm feeling a little down tonight. One of my new years ('09) resolutions was to have a different life. I feel like I took one GIANT step towards that, but it's not enough. Instead of 10 small steps towards a different life, I've only taken on... Read more

People in your life

Thursday, October 22, 2009      2 comments

I was watching Oprah yesterday and she quoted Maya Angelou-- "When a person shows you who they really are, believe them". I had to sit on it for a while but then I got it. There are times when a person shows you their true self but you don't w... Read more

Shocking Weight Gain

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      5 comments

I weighed myself today and I weighed in at 176. Last week I weighed in at 172. What the heck? Did i really gain 4lbs in a few days?? I'm hoping this is water weight. Maybe I'm retaining water?? Well, I'm NOT okay with that and I'm going t... Read more

Post-Run Endorphin High

Monday, October 19, 2009      0 comments

Ah! If there's only ONE reason why you should start running, that should be it. The endorphin high you get after you finish a GOOD run is amazing. I love this feeling. I'm feeling so happy and strong and positive. That high coupled with go... Read more

This week in review

Saturday, October 17, 2009      0 comments

Well, I didn't lose any weight this week. I'm a little disappointed, but it's okay because I didn't gain any. Next week I'll rearrange some things, exercise more, sleep more, and be more cautious about my eating habits. Yesterday I wen... Read more

Battle scars aka Stretch Marks

Friday, October 16, 2009      1 comments

As I get closer to my goal weight, I have to say that I'm extremely happy with my progress. I know that eventually I'll have the body I want. But there's one thing that I can't get rid of. stretch marks. i hate them! They are very embarrass... Read more

Strength before Cardio

Thursday, October 15, 2009      2 comments

I'm confused, am I supposed to do strength training before cardio or cardio before strength training? I know we're supposed to alternate strength training and cardio but when I strength train I like to do some light cardio. I'm just confused ... Read more

Changes in Weight Loss Goals

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      1 comments

After reading Coach Nicole's article (http://www.dailyspark.com/blo
g.asp?post=confession_i_ob
sessively_dieted_my_way_to
_an_unhealthy_weight) about her dramatic weight loss and her struggle to maintain that weight, I've been wonderi... Read more

2lb weight loss

Saturday, October 10, 2009      5 comments

Woohoo!! Lost 2 lbs this week :) :). It's my first week of my new exercise plan and so far so good! I didn't follow the plan exactly as I had listed. I didn't get to do cardio on Monday or Friday but I made up for it today with one hour of r... Read more

The poison in Hostess snacks!

Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

Today I was browsing at the supermarket. I was walking down my "temptation aisle". This is the aisle where all the cookies and snacks are. I spotted some yummy looking Hostess Cinnamon Crumble Cakes. Immediately i started thinking about how ... Read more

More Specific October Goals

Sunday, October 04, 2009      3 comments

I want to be more specific. My ultimate goal for this month is to lose 10 lbs. But I have to admit that I've gotten quite lazy and have MAJORLY been slacking on my exercise. I make up every excuse in the book and always end up saying "i'll do... Read more

October Goals

Saturday, October 03, 2009      2 comments

It's been a crazy past couple of months. I did fall of the wagon for a while but I'm happy to report that I haven't gained weight. I've managed to maintain my weight. Sure, i didn't lose, but i didn't gain any weight and that's good. So I'm ... Read more

Falling off the wagon

Sunday, August 30, 2009      4 comments

It pains me to admit this, but i've recently fallen off the wagon. I've been off for over a week. I have many excuses, but they're only that--excuses. The honest truth is that i've been lazy and it's so much easier to eat whatever I please as ... Read more

I'm back!

Friday, August 21, 2009      3 comments

Since I was sick recently I've been taking things very lightly in the exercise department. I didn't let my eating/diet slip too much, but my exercising kind of came to a halt. I've been feeling much better this week, and my doctor took me off ... Read more


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