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SWEETRAVIN
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Getting ready for my Disney 5k
Saturday, November 10, 2012      2 comments

I started doing the couch to 5k plan and now I'm finally seeing the scale move! I'm so excited about it. I havent really had any real losses for months- Just lots of fluctuating up and down. It's been really tough for me to run just one... Read more
My first 50k bike ride
Monday, November 05, 2012      4 comments

At the beginning of last week we attempted to do the bike ride to get familiar with the terrain. I was in for a shocker. We had practiced before that going down the riverbed for 40 miles, which had very little elevation, and this ride had 2154... Read more
Updates
Saturday, October 27, 2012      2 comments

I got the new bodymedia and I love it. It works great with my phone so as I'm working out I can see my progress. I really love how it also measures your effective sleep. I've been training for the last couple months for the dino dash cycli... Read more
Weight loss plateu for 3 months!
Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

I've been on a long slump. According to sparks I have a deficit every day but I can't seem to loose any weight. I have a fatty liver so I'm guessing that it has to do with that. I'm trying not to loose my resolve but every time I step on the ... Read more
11 pounds of water weight?!!
Saturday, August 25, 2012      4 comments

Last weekend I went to my mom's house for a belated birthday dinner. She insisted that I have some of her brazilian fish. And I couldn't help myself from having double helpings for just this once. It was amazing by the way- But when I got hom... Read more
New Recumbent bike
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

Yay! I finally got myself a new fitness bike. It was a great deal and it seems to work great. $100 used. This will be a great tool to help me get ready for Dino bike to... Read more
haircut
Sunday, July 15, 2012      1 comments

-15 inches of hair I got an itch to donate my hair to locks of love in dedication to my dad. I just took a look at myself in the mirror- saw the scissor on the counter- ... Read more
Back on the Road I started several years ago
Thursday, July 12, 2012      3 comments

It seems like I'm revisiting some road I've passed by before, but I'm grateful to have to not start from where I've been. Back in 2007 I weighed 285 pounds. I was in a dark place. I lost my best friend, that I had known half my life. She was... Read more
High blood pressure
Sunday, February 06, 2011      3 comments

A while ago I tried to give blood in honor of my dad, who as often as he could gave blood. They couldn't take my blood because my blood pressure was crazy high, which I connected to the stress of loosing my dad, but i set up an appointment and ... Read more
Rise or fall
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      2 comments

I'm at a point in my life where I either can fall and give up or become empowered and rise up. I love my dad so very much and miss him everyday. I realize I need to be empowered by what he has shown me- to honor him. Life is preci... Read more
My Dad's Eulogy
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      2 comments

Thank you all for being here to support the memory and life of such a great man. My dad has been the glue for our family for so long. Family has always been and is what my father believes in. I'm talking in the present because I believe t... Read more
My plateu is over!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

All the sudden I'm loosing weight, after over a month of exercise and calorie deficits. The strange thing is that this week must be the worst week I've had as far as deficits but it looks like my body has finally let go of its greedy hold on th... Read more
fatty liver blues
Thursday, May 13, 2010      1 comments

I guess I'm feeling down because I havent seen any weightloss for about a month. This is most likely because of my fatty liver. It makes me worry about if the effort I'm putting in is ever going to show on the scale. I know I need to stay pos... Read more
exercise addiction
Monday, May 10, 2010      3 comments

I think I'm actually getting addicted to exercise. I like going to bed feeling I had a hard days work of accomplishments. I like feeling the pain the next day and saying oh yeah- that was from yesterdays hour on the eliptical. I could get use... Read more
Woohoo in the 240's
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      4 comments

I finally broke the 250ish line. It's really given me a spark and I hope to get in the 230's next month. It's important that I made it through that- it seemed to be my brick wall for a long time. ... Read more

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