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Moving Away...

Monday, May 18, 2015      1 comments

I have a special love for spark people, but have found that there are other avenues that I'm using to record/track my journey. Occasionally I'll pop on here and update with a blog or two, but all of my writing (not just fitness related) is on my... Read more

The Happiness Project

Monday, May 18, 2015      2 comments

I took a little mini vacation this past weekend to clear my mind, to refocus, and really, to do something for myself. It was my first solo trip and I went somewhere I’ve never been–Vancouver, BC. Granted, it’s not too foreign, but it was d... Read more

Pick Up The Pieces

Monday, May 18, 2015      2 comments

This has been such an interesting year for me. I feel like this past year has been so enlightening as far as finding out who I am and who I want to be as a person. I’m recognizing my own failures, insecurities, and humanness, and I’m also re... Read more

Whole30: The aftermath

Thursday, April 09, 2015      0 comments

So it’s ten days post whole30, and one thing I was really scared about was how my relationship was going to be with food after whole30. I have to admit I was a bit nervous to start introducing foods back into my system—would I feel sick, wou... Read more

Whole30 Recap

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      3 comments

This month I did something I never thought I would do: the whole30. There were many reasons why I didn’t want to do it: I don’t like restrictive eating plans, I didn’t feel confident as a cook, I had no IDEA what I could cook, and I don’... Read more

1/3 of the way through!

Thursday, March 12, 2015      0 comments

I've been really enjoying Whole30. It definitely hasn't been the "deprivation" experience that I thought it would be. Don't get me wrong...I miss cookies...and cakes...and candy. I still like those things, and I think I always will. There's noth... Read more


Monday, March 09, 2015      3 comments

This month of Whole30 FORBIDS me from getting back on the scale. Can you believe it? If I weight myself it says I should start over. Um, no thanks! So, here I am done with the first week and no weigh in whatsoever. Which leaves me with some NSVs... Read more


Sunday, March 08, 2015      3 comments

So it's been a hot minute since I've been on here. I was trying to be pretty active and post regularly, but I got myself in a bit of a situation--mainly I started the Whole30 cleanse this Monday! A friend of mine who did it before mentioned she ... Read more

Am I Enough?

Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

So my roommate posted this Ted Talk (see bottom of the page. 20 minutes well worth it!!) with Brene Brown a few days ago, and it totally blew my mind. Ive been trying to put into words the changes that Im starting to see in myself this year wi... Read more

Managing the road

Thursday, February 19, 2015      0 comments

I am so proud of myself! Last week (and this week) I had a crazy busy week. Something every evening, and then I went away for the long weekend. Success--I actually did my run on vacation in hilly Portland. I was out of breath, and not feeling pe... Read more

Feeling it

Monday, February 09, 2015      2 comments

Today was my official weigh in! I weigh myself pretty much every day because I like to see progress and also how my eating/activities are affecting me. It's a good motivator for me either way, and I enjoy it. Yesterday I weighed myself and... Read more

Nothing Feels Better

Saturday, February 07, 2015      1 comments

Nothing feels better than making good choices for myself. Seriously. Knowing that I'm taking care of my body, and putting my health first. It makes me feel so happy. I ran 3 days this week, and did yoga 2 days. I'm getting a little teary as I wr... Read more

Be Bold, Be Kind

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday I tracked my calories really well in the morning, then had a little bit of a blowout in the evening. Definitely had friends over and overindulged in skittles and flatbread pizza. Instead of being filled with self loathing, afterwards, ... Read more

Loving Myself

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      2 comments

It's no secret that I've had my ups and downs on this journey. I started strong in 2010, and then over the past few years have let my motivation wane and am now back up to 243lbs. I know how I got here, not being consistent, and not making bette... Read more

No Matter What

Thursday, December 11, 2014      1 comments

Day 4! I didn't read my 100DOWL book yesterday so I read two chapters today. Chapter three talked about staying on our plan no matter what. I really like that it emphasized that we may not feel like doing it, but we do it anyways. Much like when... Read more

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