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Ouch... my feet still hurt.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      3 comments

My feet are still sore from Saturday. Apparently a 5k, 22,000 steps, and maybe not the right kind of shoes are all to blame. The week before the Color Run I did 3-10ks in distance (walking on a 5% incline). I was super frustrated with my ... Read more

The St. Louis Color Run!!!! (Lots of photos!)

Sunday, August 19, 2012      13 comments

I can't even begin to tell you all how much fun it was yesterday! The Color Run came to St. Louis, and St. Louis turned it into a party! I ended up only going with one of my friends, Nicole. Everyone bailed -- and they totally missed out. Bu... Read more

That's it. I'm putting a stop to this.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      6 comments

That's it. I'm putting a stop to this. -- waaaait, isn't that what I said yesterday? Well I didn't. I had a work picnic today, and there was a surprising lack of healthy options. Usually there's a fruit and veggie tray. Not this time. ... Read more

I am my own worst enemy.

Monday, August 13, 2012      7 comments

I have come to the realization that I am my own worst enemy. We all have struggles -- and this weekend I caved. I caved hard. I overloaded my body with crap, felt like crap, and kept doing it. There was a bit of a downward, well f*** this spi... Read more

What is my "ideal" weight?

Friday, August 10, 2012      8 comments

According to this website: www.halls.md/ideal-weigh
t/body.htm Most people would say 154. They recommend to be healthy a range of 132-174. Using a different calculation they came up with a healthy range of 155... Read more

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I'm back to experimenting with protein powders. I have a bunch of Biochem Whey protein powder -- it kind of tastes like cream of wheat to me. But with my dairy intolerance -- and a slow brain that forgot whey WAS dairy -- I have been trying ou... Read more

1 year with Spark

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      7 comments

Unfortunately on my 1 year anniversary with Spark, the phrase above I had to repeat over and over. I got bad news at work today regarding an experiment. I should say,... Read more

Random photos... the real size of a cereal bowl

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

I have some random pictures to share. One is of my new cereal bowl. I've started eating organic golden grahams knock offs with soy milk as a post workout recovery, or a quick breakfast in the morning. I have my old cereal bowl (which let'... Read more

Better end to a day that started off annoying.

Monday, August 06, 2012      5 comments

SO I blogged this morning at how annoyed I was with the scale. I seriously wanted to throw it (well not really, it was expensive) but I felt blindsided by the weigh-in. I stayed home today to edit other people's work from my lab. Also, I... Read more

*grumble, grumble* throws scale...

Monday, August 06, 2012      1 comments

I think my Monday weigh-ins might be doomed. My evil enemy, and former bestie of last week went back to that stupid number 180.4. Its a very specific number that keeps popping up. I think my digital scale must have a glitch that it weighs me ... Read more

Why do I Spark?

Thursday, August 02, 2012      3 comments

Someone just asked me what my tips for Sparking are -- and how to get back on track. Here's how I'm staying on track... -------- So I have my ups and downs and times where I want to quit and binge and say screw it all. The trick for... Read more

New Fav "Plus Size" Model to Watch Robyn Lawley

Thursday, August 02, 2012      2 comments

www.dailymail.co.uk/fema
il/article-2182016/Plus-si
ze-Vogue-cover-girl-Robyn-
Lawley-revealed-stunning-n
ew-face-Dragons-Den-star-T
heo-Paphitiss-lingerie-line-curvy-girls.html She's a "plus-size" model -- a... Read more

Awesome August

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      4 comments

I'm going to make this an awesome August. I can feel it. August is going to be a major breakthrough month! (Now let's just hope I can keep this positivity up) For starters, the scale today was my friend. We broke up a little yesterday (... Read more

A look into my cart...

Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

I just hit up Schnucks for some food. I did preeeetty good if I say so myself. So much so, when I came home -- I took a pic of my haul. (for some reason Spark decided to post these upside down, but you get the idea) Read more

Spark Motivation

Sunday, July 29, 2012      5 comments

I was feeling blah today. Already ate more than half my calories before lunch... still felt blah. Then I started pinning some motivational quotes and fitness stuff... and read one -- if you have time to Tumblr, then you have time to work out! ... Read more


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