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A new reason to share a goal!
When I started this journey, one of the tips I found on Sparkpeople was to share your goals. The idea of sharing your goals is that it keeps you accountable.
Recently, I have found sharing goals can be inspiring.
In April, I told my f... Read more
Am I crazy enough to going skydiving?
On July 17th, I will have maintained my 100 pound weight loss for one year to be exact. Last summer, I said I wanted to go skydiving but never did. In a few days, I will have a school refund but I am thinking of setting aside some money and doin... Read more
It's a WooHoo Day! :D
It is no secret I have been under alot of stress in the last week physically and emotionally. During this week, my weight jumped up to 166.8. ... Read more
One of My HS Scars
High School was very painful for me. It consisted of loneliness, teasing and being mocked. Besides having a learning disability and apraxia, a speech disorder, I was overweight. My best friend, Chelsea, was as well.
In High School, I was v... Read more
The week the main goal is to get my fitness and food back on track. This is the game plan.
- Track my food Monday thru Friday (going home for the weekend)
I would like to add more protein snack in between meals. It would help me curb my l... Read more
Back On Track
Because some of my close spark friends have been strongly encouraging me to see my counselor, I want to open this blog by saying I did talk with her. My issue was feeling lonely but too afraid to form friendships from years of pain in school. In... Read more
No Sunshine Here
Lately, I have been getting the reputation for a sunny disposition. This is a not sunny blog. Turn back now. Quick before you are sucked into this black cloud.
When I was ... Read more
All day I have been thinking about how I gained weight this weekend.
In the past, it has been about the weight. Seeing those numbers on the scale move up. Than a roller coaster of emotions would pursue consisting of beating myself up.
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This weekend was my cousin's wedding and I saw my speech therapist who we lost touch with each other. As she heard as some of the great things I am doing with my life, she said, "I knew you would go far." A couple weeks ago, I had a couple frien... Read more
Random Thoughts about the Weekend Plans and Beyond
It has been a few days since I have blogged. Let's give you some updates.
On Tuesday, I had a phone interview with the place in South Carolina. I think it went well. She commented on me being passionate. (Is that good?) She also said that s... Read more
This week is getting better and better!
First, I rocked the Eau Claire Half Marathon by shattering my previous record. WIN!
Than, today I was contacted for a preliminary phone interview with Hilton Head Health Institute in South Caro... Read more
Eau Claire Half Marathon Race
Today I ran the Eau Claire Half Marathon and I PRed!!! I didn't PR by a little bit either. I shattered my previous record by 22 minutes!!! Who does that? Apparently, I do. My previous two half marathon races were over the 3:00 mark. The chip tim... Read more
Living in Internship Limbo
Another blog? Yes, I think so!
In the last few weeks, I have been waiting to hear from a certain internship. Until I have a decision for my internship, I am living in limbo where I cannot make plans about anyone or any races. The internshi... Read more
Reaching My Stress Limit
I wish I was better at handling stress. Lately, it seems like I am always stressed and just cannot relax. It's the job. It's the friends. It's the internships. It's the end of the semester. It's my finances. Or, maybe it's just me.
So, wha... Read more
Rule #5: Listen to your body
Today after work, I drove up to the north shore, planning to run along Brighton Beach. As I drove, it was relaxing to watch the waves on Lake Superior. Mother nature can be a beautiful thing! Eventually, I pulled over and shot some pictures.
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