Running is my drug.
My friend said something that turned my world upside down which caused me to think alot this past weekend. At the same time of needing to talk to someone, my friend found out that the guy she has liked for months on end does not like her and doe... Read more
This Week's Workout Plan... I know, so interesting.
As I was looking at this upcoming week, I realized I am going to be one busy, working lady and I need a workout plan as when I usually do work out is getting filled by other important things... like academic advisement or grant money commitments... Read more
Week 4 of 1/2 Marathon Training: Rough!
It was rough but I got it done!
I consider my training week to start with Sunday's long run. On Sunday, I was supposed to run either 5-6 miles. I did 3 miles. I tried to run with tired, sore legs... bad idea! Okay, lesson learned.
Tha... Read more
Chips - Unhealthy or healthy?
Tonight, I went grocery shopping for things I forgot a few days ago when I went. As I was shopping, I decided I wanted some "healthy" snacks. But, what ARE "healthy" snacks versus "unhealthy"?
I really wanted chips. My brain is like.. "No, ... Read more
Mental Tough Run
Since Sunday or so, I have felt I have been struggling with life. In fact, I have been super anxious. I always wonder if people around me can tell.. but sometimes, honestly, it feels like I am twitching out.
In the last few days, I feel li... Read more
A Lovely Birthday! ;)
Today is my birthday!
For the past few years, I have not enjoyed my birthday. Honestly, it was kinda ... Read more
It's Official!!!! :D
It's official!!! I have signed up for my FIRST Half Marathon!
Even through I am in week 3 and have be... Read more
Lovin' the job...
Sometimes, I get stressed out about my job... but, tonight was not one of those days. Nope, tonight is one of those nights where I LOVE my job.
First, one of the supervisors told me that she heard I was a weight loss "success" story. Really... Read more
Show love to your children...
Why is it so hard for some parents to give and show love to their children?
Is it really so hard to hug them?
Is it really so hard to say, "I am proud of you."?
Is it really so hard to support them in their endeavors?
Is it r... Read more
What really was my deal?
Yesterday my status was: "THECRAZYMANGO has crossed over to the emotional eating side... "
Let me... Read more
Lately, I have been examining the support in my life. Honestly, before coming to Sparkpeople, it was majorly slacking. In fact, I know support has been essential for me in this journey and could have not came as far I have if it has not been my ... Read more
Okay, this is something I should have written a few years ago when I started this journey. But, honestly, I never believed in myself or getting to my ultimate weight loss goal of 100# so I didn't bother to examine what my expectations were.
... Read more
I have been on Spring Break for a few days but today was the first day I actually felt on vacation.
Oh, wait. I lied.
I guess it felt like I was on vacation on Friday when I went to Olive Garden and shopping. I had an amazing time. W... Read more
First Week of Training
This week was my first week of training. Not gonna lie, it was rocky. It wasn't rocky because I felt I couldn't do it. No, it was midterms. This means I had to juggle studying for midterms, papers, and training. I could not push running aside li... Read more
Today, the mental stress of this week started to get to me. If you don't know what I am talking about, read the previous blog. Anyhow, today I decided to get out of the building because it was fairly nice. I decided to go across the bridge and b... Read more
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