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Nutrition makes a difference

Thursday, June 16, 2011      1 comments

I've been exercising and counting calories for seemed like forever. I even hired a personal trainer 2.5 months ago. But I would fluctuate with the same 1-2 pounds. And the inches just weren't moving (at one point, it seemed like the inches would... Read more

Revisiting the basics

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      1 comments

I read a spark motivator story today that really made me take a hard look at myself and what I am doing. I have been a member of Spark people since 2007. And I've been trying to lose the same 15 pounds since 2007. The first year on SP was great.... Read more

Positive Thinking

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      1 comments

Positive thinking is more than half the battle when it comes to weight loss. I've learned that and have applied it to my life over the past month. Instead of beating myself up over perceived failures. I recognize the failures, but I put more ene... Read more

New Beginnings

Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

You know, I've been back and forth on my weight and healthy lifestyle for a while now. And I've just figured out what my problem is . . . . I just read an article from Yahoo about how to lose weight like a guy. One of the main points - whic... Read more

Nutrition question

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      4 comments

Well, I've been traveling so much lately. I've only slept in my housr for maybe 3 weeks this entire year of 2010. And it's been hard on my journey. I haven't been tracking my food. Half the reason is because I am just so busy. The other reason i... Read more

Progress on my challenge

Thursday, November 12, 2009      0 comments

Well, I haven't been as consistent with my workout plan as I would like to be. I wanted to work out every day for 30 minutes. But, I've been averaging about 5 days a week working out. So, it's not bad. It may be a good thing - so I won't burn my... Read more

My 30 day challenge

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      1 comments

I have challenged myself to do Jillian Michaels' 30 day shred workout for the next 30 days. The purpose of this challenge is to start the momentum. I keep starting and stopping. But, I've never been consistent for a whole 30 days. Since the 30 d... Read more

Getting back on track

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      1 comments

Well, I've been trying to lose the same 10 pounds for the past 3-4 months. But I always manage to gain and lose the same 2-3 pounds. So, I finally took the time to ask myself what am I not doing this time that I did last time that made my weight... Read more

The Dirty Thirties

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      1 comments

I will be turning 30 years old on Thursday! And while so many people find themselves depressed about hitting another decade, I find myself excited! Entering into my 30's represents such a turning point in my life. I have gone through so many cha... Read more

A Celebration of Freedom

Saturday, July 04, 2009      0 comments

Today is the 4th of July. But today has such a special meaning to me. Yes, I am happy to be a citizen of the United States of America, the land of the free, home of the brave. But, today, I am celebrating freedom from an unhealthy and abusive r... Read more

Finally, some progress

Tuesday, June 30, 2009      0 comments

I weighed myself this morning. I haven't weighed myself since last week. And I normally try to get on the scale daily. When I checked the scale this morning, I had dropped 3.5 pounds since the week before! That is amazing! I've been exercising a... Read more

This week's progress

Thursday, June 25, 2009      0 comments

Well, my goal has been to exercise 5 days a week. But I will only be able to exercise 4 days this week. But, I'm sure that I will be able to meet my exercise minutes goal and my calories burned goal. I'm doing better with my food. I'm getting ba... Read more

Found what works for me

Saturday, June 20, 2009      0 comments

I think that I have finally found a workout routine that works for me and my schedule. At first, I was trying to get in 30-45 minutes of cardio workouts 5 times a week. And since I normally workout in the mornings before work, I would always fee... Read more

Inner Strength and tenacity

Monday, June 15, 2009      0 comments

Last week, I went on a cruise for my sister's wedding. It was absolutely. Since this was my first cruise, I wanted to do something out of the ordinary. Something that I wouldn't normally do. So I decided to do a zip line when we got to Cozumel.... Read more


Sunday, May 24, 2009      1 comments

Well, it's been a little over a week since I've started my journey again. And I haven't been able to exercise how often as I wanted to. But I have still seen some progress. I've lost a 1.5 pounds in the last week. And that is just from exercisi... Read more

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