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VERLIS's Blogs

Getting Back On Track
Monday, May 20, 2013      3 comments

This week I have discovered that getting back into healthy habits is way harder than getting out of them. Its been a though month. I had finals and I got a job and my healthy eating and exercising 5 days a week went out the window. Now I am tryi... Read more
New Years Resolution
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      1 comments

Today I realized that it is April. That means I have officially made it past New Years Resolution status! emoticon ... Read more
this weeks highlights
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      6 comments

I've been sort of proud of myself lately. I am tempted to look at the negative of I'm not losing weight I'm just staying within a pound or two (I honestly feel like I'm on the world's slowest moving train) but I am looking at the positive of I'm... Read more
Measuring Cups and Kitchen Tables
Monday, March 18, 2013      4 comments

This week I focused on knowing my portions. I got a sphagetti measurer and I started using my measuring cups instead of just guessing. A single serving is smaller than I thought in my mind, but it is enough to make me full. A few times I did not... Read more
Pounds and Calories
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      3 comments

Last night I couldn't sleep so I turned to my guilty pleasure, pinterest. While exploring the fitness board I saw a chart that breaks down the amount of calories you have t... Read more
No More Sugar
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      5 comments

Today I realized I didn't want sugar. I can't remember the last time that I actually wanted something sweet. I am on week 3 of the sugar detox challenge and I think its worked. For now anyway but the plan is to stick to it. No more sugar for me.... Read more
2 weeks
Friday, March 08, 2013      1 comments

I am coming up on two weeks at sparkpeople. The fast break mentioned that the first two weeks are critical to any diet. It hasn't been perfect, but I have stuck to it. I think that the most important things I have learned so far through sparkpeo... Read more
sweet tooth
Saturday, March 02, 2013      1 comments

I feel like the real work is about to begin now. I've been going to the gym (my new job as I am now thinking about it),not eating things just because its there, and I've been drinking more water. Now I am going into week two of the tame your swe... Read more
Creating change
Friday, March 01, 2013      1 comments

My thought for the day. Change doesn't just happen. Its created.... Read more
Thursday, February 28, 2013      2 comments

I think I like exercise. I never thought I would say that but here I am saying it. I have exercised 450 minutes and burned 5,348 calories. Today I built up stamina and did zumba and kickboxing. It was a lot of fun. My instructor is hilarious. He... Read more
fitness as a job
Thursday, February 28, 2013      3 comments

I have really been doing well lately. I've cut back sugar a lot and I love protein shakes. I think I'm going to start putting fruit in it. Thank God for splenda. I am glad that I went to the secrets of success page. Treating fitness like a job. ... Read more
Fully Equiped
Monday, February 25, 2013      2 comments

I bought new shoes. YAY! After weeks of foot pain I find out I am flat footed. I can't believe 23 year of walking around I never knew. I am excited to go to the gym tomorrow to try them out. It's funny how new shoes completely motivate me more t... Read more