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Just Say No to the Sugar Monster

Friday, October 24, 2014      3 comments

I don't know if you all know, but there's a Sugar Monster inside of me. It lay in waiting until I'm trying to eat healthy and then it springs up out of nowhere, or maybe it was just being satisfied and I didn't even know it. Read more

An early stall in progress

Thursday, October 23, 2014      7 comments

After a fast jump off the line by losing 5 lbs in the first week, I'm now in a stall. Is it possible to gain weight just from a dream?? I had a dream last night that I was eating an amazing sundae and woke up feeling bloated! It's pretty f... Read more

Back in the rhythm

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      5 comments

This week has been going pretty well for my first week back on track. I'm already down 3.4 lbs since I've been back and that's just since Monday! Of course 2 lbs of that alone was probably sodium bloat, but I'll take it. I didn't take a pic... Read more

Back to the beginning

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      5 comments

I had been struggling over the past couple of months. Between injuries, a mental haze and stress I had let myself gain the weight back. All of that weight back. It's been hard to admit, but I really let myself go. All of that wonderful progress ... Read more

C25K - W4D2

Thursday, September 11, 2014      6 comments

Still alive, but still struggling. I just can't get my eating habits under control. I need to stop giving into the moment and push past it. I know it's worth it, but I just need to remember that when the temptations come rolling around. I j... Read more

C25K - W4D1

Tuesday, August 26, 2014      4 comments

I'm still "here", but obviously haven't been around much. I'm still a little down in the dumps, but I've been doing my best to keep up with my exercise routine. Now, I'm finally in a place where I want to start eating better too. I'm already inc... Read more

C25K - Week 3 complete!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014      7 comments

Not much has changed since my last blog; things are still crazy, I'm still stressed, but I'm still doing what I can. My diet has been the pits, but I've kept up with exercise. I'm trying to not completely fall apart here. My goal is to kee... Read more

C25K - Week 3

Monday, August 11, 2014      4 comments

Sorry that I haven't been here much lately. To keep things short, life is still crazy. I've been horrible with my diet, but I'm hoping to turn that around this week. The good news is that I haven't been slacking on my exercise at all though, whi... Read more

C25K - W2D3

Thursday, August 07, 2014      4 comments

Sorry that I haven't been here much lately. Things are hectic at work and my life feels super chaotic and I just haven't had much luxury interwebs time. My diet had been sub par, but I've been ramping up my exercise. I'm happy to report that I'v... Read more

C25K - W2D2

Monday, August 04, 2014      3 comments

Sorry I don't have much else to update about other than C25K. I haven't been in the best mental place lately and my diet has been failing, but I'm trying desperately to get a hold of some things in my life. I'm working on keeping my house clean,... Read more

C25K - Week 2

Thursday, July 31, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I started Week 2 of the C25K program. This consists of a 5 minute warmup walk, alternating 1 1/2 minutes of jogging with 2 minutes of walking, and a 5 minute cool down walk. I was disappointed to find out that my phone didn't rec... Read more

C25K: Week 1 Complete!

Monday, July 28, 2014      4 comments

After a bit of a break, I finished up C25K Week 1 yesterday. It was a good run and I'm hoping I can start Week 2 today after work. C25K Week 1 Day 1 (7/14): 1.97 miles/ 30 min Run Distance: 0.10 miles Day 2 (7/16): 1.42 miles/3... Read more

C25K - W1D2

Thursday, July 17, 2014      7 comments

Yesterday I went out for another C25K session; Week 1 Day 2. I was a little wary because the outsides of my lower legs were tender and tight, but I decided to get in some good stretching, ice it a bit before and after and take it slower an... Read more

C25K - Week 1

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      5 comments

I decided to go back and try out C25K again yesterday evening. Every time I've tried it I get horrible shin splints. Yes, it's probably due to shoes but I don't have the money to get professionally fit shoes - please spare me the lecture. I *kno... Read more

Weight Log: Week of 7/14

Monday, July 14, 2014      5 comments

I need to get better about eating well on the weekends. :( Start Weight: 160.4 Monday: 157.4 Tuesday: 156.4 Wednesday: 156.4 Thursday: 156.4 (grrr... why am I stuck?) Friday: 155.0 (break through!! Finally) Saturday: Sunda... Read more


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