It's been a long time!
I knew back in 2012, when I first discovered SparkPeople and shed 40 lbs (!), that maintenance wouldn't be easy... I knew that 27 years of fast food and bad habits would be hard to shake- and they are, even four years down the road. Things are o... Read more
I'm doing the Whole30
Mike and I started the Whole30 on June 1st (May 30th was Mike's birthday, and we're going camping with friends mid-July, so this month was as good as any!), and we're going strong a week later.
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+0.2 lbs., less stoked
Last week was nuts, BUT I tracked, ran, hiked, and I know that number is not reflective of the work I put in. Next week will be better!!
Last week I had a 6.5-hour long job interview, saw Jack White in concert, and attended an awes... Read more
-5 pounds, very stoked
It has been really hard for me to get motivated and regularly track nutrition & exercise this year. I'd have a good day or two, then get too crazy on treats at work. And MAN! I felt stuck to my couch with Netflix for weeks! Maybe bec... Read more
Aloha Spark Friends (are you still there?)!
It has been ten months since my last blog post! That is crazy! Blogging about everything - food & exercise, sure... But also work and moves and adventures really kept me accountable and happy.
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Hibiscus Half Marathon!
Mike and I did it! We're halfway to our goal of completing the Honolulu Marathon this December- and we had a blast! ... Read more
We bought a HOUSE!
Aloha Spark friends!
I just can't stay away... I read your blogs and scroll through articles. I'm nearly two years into maintenance (holy cow!), but daily reminders keep me inspired and motivated to make health a lifelong priority.
Oka... Read more
10k and back to goal weight!
I wanted to check in and share some proud achievements! Mike and I completed our first 10k on Saturday, and I ran the whole thing!! I finished in one hour and four minutes, and while I wasn't trying to make a certain tim... Read more
Aloha Spark People
Just checking in to report on my progress using myfitnesspal. I am down 11 pound... Read more
A hui hou!
A new year is here, and I'm making a change.
I LOVE Sparkpeople and so appreciate this tool for helping me lose weight and maintain not only a fit body, but a fit mind as well. Most of all, I credit the community f... Read more
FastDiet - Week 3: From 140.8 to 140.4
Week of 9/29/2013
Monday: Fast Day: banana/ beef & barley vegetable soup, sourdough toast
After expecting (and experiencing) a bad weigh-in, I didnít much feel like lovingly preparing an egg, fruit, and toast like I had planned. I bre... Read more
FastDiet - Week 2: From 139.6 to 140.8
Week of 9/22/2013
This week, I plan to lose more, as there are no elegant dinners or open house spreads to give into... My bday is on Tuesday, but beyond a slice of cake, ther... Read more
FastDiet - Week 1: From 140.0 to 139.6
Warning- this is a long entry that I wrote throughout my first week on the FastDiet! It's the blog I was looking for, but didn't find before embarking on this crazy experiment. I wanted to know what people ate on fast days, if they were hungry... Read more
The FastDiet - An Experiment!
I am embarking on a crazy fad diet- one that I would totally roll my eyes or secretly judge if suggested by someone else. But here I am, planning two 500 calorie days per week in order to lose a few pounds, try somethin... Read more
March, April, May, half of June update ;P
I'm still here, enjoying Hawaii, fighting the good fight for health and happiness. I'll get it out there now, I'm about eight pounds above my lowest weight, but I promise I'm still walking and eating well, just sometimes a... Read more