A Good Run!
In the last few weeks, I have fell off the
wagon. With my staff supervisor approaching me about the possib... Read more
As graduation is getting closer, I feel like my life is coming together.
Currently, I work at the Y and am coming up on working there for a year. Honestly, I love it! Apparently, it shows as well because I do a good job and my boss has bee... Read more
Countless Calories... a whole new definition!
This weekend I went home and it was nice and relaxing. I didn't realize how drama filled my college life was until I went home and didn't have to deal with it for a few days.
Anyhow, I did end up eating like calories didn't count. My mom m... Read more
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars
I usually do not blog about recipes but this one I had to! I LOVE THEM! They are so good! Even better than that, they were rather cheap, easy, and fast! I would definitely check them out if you had kids or if you are in college!
Check it o... Read more
WooHoo! I am under 158!
For months, I guess you could say I was chilling on a plateau. It wasn't a huge concern for me. I basically floated around 160. In fact, since July, I haven't even been close to 158. Today, I weighed in 157.8. I think the ... Read more
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