Body Image... Mine namely!
When I started this journey, I wanted to feel better about me. Basically, I wanted a better body image. Truth to be told, it doesn't matter if I am 160 or 260 if I am unhappy with how I look. I realize even through I have sexy calves, more defin... Read more
Eons ago, when I was unfit, I basically just had to show up for my workouts and in the end, I would be drenched in sweat every time. In my eyes, if I am drenched in sweat, it was a great workout!
Lately, more often than not, I am not drenc... Read more
Revamped Goals/Workout Routine :)
Midterms are here yet here I am still trying to figure out my work out routine during the week. In the last couple weeks, I had no plan and just made sure I did some sort of work out. It works.. but it could be better!
For example, Tuesday... Read more
Pattison State Park Fall Hike (with photos)
I promised if I went hiking that I'd blog about it.. so here I am blogging even through I don't have too much to say about it!
Basically, I couldn't handle one more tedious day in the gym, on a machine, than later on weights so a friend an... Read more
Harvest 5K Run/Walk
Today was pretty amazing!
This morning I did the Harvest 5K Run/Walk with my sister!
Even through the race was poorly organized and needed better communication,... Read more
A possible spark? Hope so!
In the past, I have tried to "spark" my family but I feel they are the hardest! But, recently I feel a "spark" might be starting! So exciting!
First, my sister made a goal to run her first 5K by her 30th birthday. Tomorrow was the day she w... Read more
Scale's Indicator for the Day
In the last few months, I have been bouncing around the 160 number on the scale. It is like being on an emotional roller coaster constantly. Apparently, 158 is the indicator for a good day and 161 is the indicator for a bad day.
This morni... Read more
I miss the "old" Sparkpeople community!
Recently, I wrote a blog. Big surprise, right? In the blog, I got a comment that accused me of being judgmental. IF it was by a friend that reads my blogs regularly, and actually knew ME and not assumed things about me, maybe I could have taken ... Read more
Guilty?! Yep, that is how I feel!
Last night, my ex helped me realize I feel guilty. I feel guilty about getting healthier, mentally and physically, because it means I left my friends and family behind.
But, did I? Not really. I made a choice to change, to better me. They ... Read more
Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run
Last year, I have a New Year's resolution (goal) to run 11 races in 2011. Recently, I changed it to 6 races in 2011. Of course, being me, I announced it to the Sparkpeople community.
In doing so, a generous Spark Friend, EHAGFELD, offered ... Read more
My weight loss journey started during the summer of 2009. I lost 30 pounds that summer with tons of walking. At the end of that summer, I decided to walk a 5K. I choose a local one and gathered my friends for the CASDA 5K. Many bailed but Jared ... Read more
As some of you know, I have been struggling with goals.
After a chat with a campus leader, I decided to make a goal with miles on a treadmill. You see my campus is getting a pink treadmill for Breast Cancer Awareness. For the month of Octo... Read more
The Girl with the Phoenix Tattoo.. with updates!
This week I discovered I need to use better time management skills. In the last couple semesters, I have been READY for classes to start and have it all planned out. Boy, that did not happen this semester. We all have busy lives so listen up.. p... Read more
Since I reached my long term goal of losing 100 pounds, I feel like I have been transported back to the time before I started to lose weight. My eating is out of control! I have gone out to eat several times in the last few weeks, and each time ... Read more
Back to the basics..
In the last few weeks, I have needed an attitude adjustment. I have been struggling with nutrition alot. So, I have decided I am going back to the basics.
Focusing more on my water intake.
Thi... Read more
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