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and I'm back

Friday, September 17, 2010      1 comments

I have been terrible about sparking lately. I just started graduate school and with all the craziness associated with that I just haven't had time to spark. But while I haven't been tracking my food, I have been mentally watching what I eat an... Read more

When she was good she was very very good but when she was bad she was horrid...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      1 comments

So I fell off the wagon as it were last week. It was disappointing to say the least. I got sick and exercise kinda went out the window and then eating followed closely thereafter. I don't know why those two things are so intertwined but if I ... Read more

Discipline

Monday, May 24, 2010      2 comments

I recently read a book where the main character expressed her appreciation for her early training in discipline allowing her to accomplish other things later in life. This has led me to think a lot about discipline lately (especially after a we... Read more

Fear and running

Saturday, May 15, 2010      3 comments

This morning was my first 5 mile run in my half marathon training. As my alarm went off at 7 I proceeded to hit snooze for an hour and half; each five minutes buying me time in which I didn't have to go hit the trail. My anxiety about running ... Read more

Healthy Habits Week 2 and a bad weekend

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      1 comments

This week I am going to be focusing on measuring my food. I am pretty good about eating good things but I'm not sure if I am eating the correct portions. I use to measure my food religiously but have slacked off in the last couple of year. I ... Read more

Healthy Habits Week 1

Monday, March 29, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I was at my family's house for Sunday dinner and was handed a chocolate chip cookie for dessert. As I ate it I really paid attention to the flavor, texture, etc and thought about what it tasted like and if I liked it. I decided that ... Read more

Second First 5k

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      1 comments

Mike and I recently ran the Rex Lee Run together. This was not my first 5k. I ran this race 6 years ago when I was thin. But this was my first 5k in my weight loss journey and thus more meaningful for me. This race is arguably the hardest 5k... Read more

Protein and Progress

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      4 comments

I finally lost 2 pounds!! I took people's suggestions off the message boards and started eating a lot more protein and it seems that is what my body wanted since it finally started losing weight. I also started following the Body for life eati... Read more

Discouraged but hopeful

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

I was feeling very discouraged yesterday at my lack of weight loss after two months on the program. But I got some good advice from people on the message boards and I am feeling better today. I think I just need to keep track of other ways in ... Read more


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