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If you are addicted to sugar, drink soda, or count juice as a freggie...
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

.. then then this might be the most informative and thought-provoking ~30 min video lecture you have ever exerienced (as it was for me)... ESPECIALLY if you have diebetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, High cholesterol, or hypert... Read more
Taco Salad!!!
Friday, January 06, 2012      9 comments

I received 1 lb of 95% lean, grass-fed ground sirloin from my organic home delivery and my brain immediately started craving TACOS. (forgot to add the taco shell for this... Read more
Thank Goodness For My Workout Buddy
Friday, January 06, 2012      9 comments

I was waiting for my boyfriend in the lobby of our gym after a workout (we usually do different stuff, so I meet him in the lobby after a certain amount of time). I had just put on my coat and began sitting down when I saw him, so I stood back ... Read more
New Year, New Hair (New Priority?)
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      15 comments

I have decided to use some of the money I save on the food budget towards getting my hair done at least 4 times each each year. It has been over a year since my last real "hair style" (pre-depression, pre-weight gain), and I decided enough ... Read more
January Goals
Sunday, January 01, 2012      5 comments

I am so glad the holidays are over... time to dive into a new routine! *Track EVERY BITE I eat *Hit the gym 4 days per week (3 days of str training and cardio, one day of yoga and cardio) *Do AT LEAST 10 min of INTENSE cardio EVERY DAY ... Read more
Ready for 2012!
Saturday, December 31, 2011      4 comments

Medicine: I've found that Byetta has given me a huge energy boost over the last few days... I wonder if it is because it makes my body create more insulin. Like, if I didn't have enough insulin before, does having enough now make my body work be... Read more
Non-scale Victories: Blood Work
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      8 comments

YAY I got my endocrinologist appt in today because they had a cancellation. Now, for the first time in like half a year, I have a refilled prescription for Byetta and I cannot wait to see how it will affect my weight loss. I did gain 3 lbs ... Read more
New Year's Resolution
Monday, December 26, 2011      6 comments

Good stuff: Got my financial aid for next quarter... and I am out of debt on the credit card front (now I need to work on keeping it that way). Bad stuff: being home for Christmas(see last status update), my brother's sentencing (it's Thurs... Read more
December updated goals
Friday, December 23, 2011      6 comments

Unfortunately my sickness really put a damper on December. I was in bed for a week and unable to exercise for as many days. In terms of making my December weight-loss goal (the 12 lbs of Christmas), I will be unable to do it now but I am not fee... Read more
Milk and Insulin Resistance
Sunday, December 18, 2011      6 comments

Ohhh em gee I am finally over that terrible flu. Now I am back to working out and hoping to make some shifts in my diet (now that I can actually eat again). The stuff I found -------------------- I have read several studies recently tha... Read more
I know I disappeared for a few days but I am back!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      12 comments

The reason for the disappearance has been a surprise anniversary in-town getaway with my amazing boyfriend. Our hotel room had a private freaking hot tub! It was ... Read more
First session with personal trainer
Friday, December 09, 2011      12 comments

Today I had my first session with my personal trainer, Brian. He conditions athletes (mostly for soccer) and he has a bachelor's degree in the field of physiology/personal training. He was soooo helpful! First, he told me I was basically do... Read more
Ohmygosh--where'd my belly go?! I have a waistline!!!
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      8 comments

I have been feeling down and out the past 3 or 4 days (ToM making me bloated, having terrible cramps and muscle pain). Despite this, I have been working out.. although really just going through the motions out of habit and not enjoying myself. F... Read more
Sunday food (day 4/4)
Sunday, December 04, 2011      9 comments

I was STARVING today from not eating enough yesterday, haha. INDIAN FOOD FEAST! ****************** Breakfast ****************** 2 eggs, spinach, shallots, smart balance, and laughing cow cheese. a banana, orange juice, and 1 slice ... Read more
December Goals
Sunday, December 04, 2011      10 comments

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