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5 lb Mini Challenge - Update!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      4 comments

Well, I'm just pluggin' right along! I am officially weighing in on Friday and I hope to see a change on that scale (in the right direction). I've worked out when I have the energy. I'm trying not to push myself too hard. It really ... Read more

5 lb Mini Challenge - DAY 1

Friday, September 23, 2011      5 comments

DAY 1 - Sept 22 I had an awesome day yesterday... -My nutrition was right on target. -I could have moved a little bit more, but I did make it to the gym. -All in all, I had a 1,057 calorie deficit for the day! Read more

The good & the baaad.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      5 comments

Let's get the bad stuff out of the way! I really need to get motivated to MOVE. I just havenít had a ton of energy. This week at work has been really stressful. The good stuff? My nutrition has been pretty good. Since Iím so ti... Read more

Running Playlist - Help!!

Saturday, August 27, 2011      7 comments

I know there are running playlists everywhere on the web (including SP) but I'm looking for some new awesome songs, and some old songs too that will get me going. What have YOU been listening to when you run or workout????... Read more

You've got to do this for yourself.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      6 comments

When I am asked what has kept me going with all the stops and starts I've had with my weight loss, I only have one answer: You have to really want it, just for YOU. In 2008 I was so miserable and unhappy with the way I felt and the way I lo... Read more

Back to Basics!

Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

I'm bound and determined to hit my goal weight! This week I've just been focusing on calories in/out, drinking water and getting as much sleep as I can! Work has been very busy, and I've also been doing a lot of cleaning around the hou... Read more

Fighting my Lupus battles.

Friday, August 05, 2011      2 comments

*sigh* I've been totally MIA. Lupus. It sucksss. I've been working a lot, and apparently, in the middle of a flare. My hair has been falling out, and I've been exhausted. I saw my doctor this week and he put me on P... Read more

I need to do this for myself.

Friday, July 15, 2011      6 comments

The past month or so I've been SO distracted. Moving, working on the house, being busy at work, Lupus symptoms, it's had me all jumbled up and barely making it through the day sometimes! I'm ready to do this and make my goal! I NEED to... Read more


Thursday, June 09, 2011      6 comments

Where have I been?!?! Running around like a chicken with my head cut off! We FINALLY got moved into our new house!! We moved this past Saturday and we have been busy unpacking. Ugh! I will be so glad when we are finally unpacked and w... Read more

Milestones in my journey.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      8 comments

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716;stōn/  milestones, plural A stone set up beside a road to mark the distance in miles to a particular place An action or event marking a significant change or stage in develo... Read more

This day.

Friday, May 13, 2011      11 comments

I heard this song from Sugarland today and the lyrics really spoke to me...
D7d8n_m9pWk "I've been waiting my whole life betting on a change See it coming getting better getting better now ... Read more


Thursday, May 12, 2011      6 comments

Tuesday was a crazy day for me... Can you tell?? A 3600 calorie burn?!?! I only ate a little over 1600 calories that day... not enough. A 2000 calorie deficit is too... Read more

Chalean Extreme Machine!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      3 comments

Wow, life has been crazy hectic lately!!! Saturday, I ran a 5k with my friend Amy. It stormed alllll night Friday and still was when I woke up at 5 the next morning. Thankfully it all cleared out by race time. I finished in 34 minutes an... Read more

Onward and Upward.

Friday, May 06, 2011      6 comments

So this week I have done AWESOME!!!! I only had one cheat MEAL, not a day, or DAYS. haha I worked out more than I have in weeks past. I WORKED more than I have in weeks past. I ate incredibly well and was very meticulous in m... Read more

Burned some calories today!

Monday, May 02, 2011      9 comments

Today has been a long and busy day!! 3,098 calories burned 1,510 calories consumed 1,588 calorie deficit! I love days where I have over a 3,000 calorie burn. ... Read more

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