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The recipe clean up
1/5/2014 2:03:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

One of the first things I did when I joined SP was donate all my cookbooks that didn't have the nutritional values. It was just easier to collect hea...  Read more

RV.TRVLR

Keep on keepin' on.
10/14/2013 1:09:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok, I went back to the gym today, which is the 2nd time in 5 days...not great, but not bad either. I am having a hard time with the mental part....  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Back at the gym
10/9/2013 11:04:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So today I FINALLY made it to the gym. I did finish my workout, but I started all the way back at week one. It was challenging, but not as chall...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Not a setback, a slowdown.
10/3/2013 1:48:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I was really concerned a few weeks ago about my workouts suddenly backsliding. I couldn't breathe, my legs were cramping way too easily. I was gett...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Visualization
9/12/2013 9:36:55 AM,  0 COMMENTS

At first I thought this seemed silly but then, I thought what the heck....I can write a few sentences. Dreaming can be a step towards making it real...  Read more

POSITVETHINKER

Oh Yeah!!!!
8/26/2013 11:08:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a GREAT workout!!!!! I did a 15 minute mile, and I also did the bikes for 30, and got a couple of good stretches in, as well as a little core st...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Well darn
8/24/2013 12:10:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I have pretty much fallen off the wagon. I have been over calories and under on exercise for over a week. I put on 5 lbs, and I can't seem to stop...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

*Fair warning: This is a long post, and I am about to get gushy about my husband.*
8/22/2013 1:04:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I hadn't been to gym for about a week. I don't like it. It's partly because we have been really busy getting ready for back to school/work, but partly...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Back!
8/13/2013 8:47:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Disney was great, but exhausting! I need a vacation from my vacation! I was a little scared to get on the scale Monday, but I did it, and I haven...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

My shadow
8/13/2013 7:51:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

My shadow tells all. Lately, I've been noticing my shadow, and it's, well, larger than I thought it would be - whether I'm walking to my car, no...  Read more

GETNHEALTHY45

Disney Vacation!!!
8/7/2013 9:47:26 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So this morning Greg's dad came for breakfast. He is a hearty breakfast kinda guy, so we had the works: Pancakes, bacon, sausage patties AND links, ra...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Plan Update
8/4/2013 1:35:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

When I first "restarted" Sparkpeople, I posted a plan. Here is the updated version. 1. BUY A FREAKING SPORTS BRA 2. At 30lbs lost, buy those sw...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Bad News/Good News
8/4/2013 1:26:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The bad news is I still can't run. I tried, with my compression sleeve, and it felt better, but I still couldn't get to my normal pace, and even then...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Saturday
8/3/2013 11:51:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok, so I decided not to do any workout today. I didn't want to make the shins worse, although they didn't hurt much after about 9am. I got some c...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Help : Feel like I am losing my mojo..
8/3/2013 10:22:36 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Feeling like my motivation to eat well is going downhill for the last 2 weeks. I know I need to stop munching on junk, but once night-time comes....I...  Read more

GDUNHAM1

It's all about what I CAN do
8/3/2013 7:41:28 AM,  10 COMMENTS

The Can-Do attitude: That's what works the best for me. Instead of thinking in terms of what I cannot do (run a mile, or eat eat a piece of cake...  Read more

GETNHEALTHY45

Stupid shoes...
8/2/2013 12:18:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So I went to the gym this morning, knowing it would be my only opportunity today. I was determined to do that damn 2.2, since I couldn't do it yesterd...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Time for shoe shopping.
8/1/2013 9:29:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have a pair of running shoes. I have used them for running twice. Usually I run in my crosstrainers. The second time that I used these running shoes...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

11 lbs down!
7/31/2013 8:21:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Weighed myself at the gym and I am down another couple pounds! Woo Hoo!...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Puerto Rican food and weightloss are like oil and water and more oil. And some fat too.
7/29/2013 11:23:17 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I am a mixture of hispanic and German-Jewish. I got the ability to get a good tan, but I have to work at it a little more than pure hispanics, dark ey...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Beautiful Butterflies and Spark Coach
7/29/2013 8:53:29 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm baaacckkk! Went shopping yesterday and bought LOTS of fruits and veggies. I need to have those options to stay away from the junk food that...  Read more

GETNHEALTHY45

Saturday
7/27/2013 11:47:39 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I caved last night/early this morning around 1230am and had a jr cheeseburger no mayo from wendys, as well as medium fries and a medium coke. It was m...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Accomplish in 7 days
7/25/2013 4:48:55 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Stay Active And Making Smart Decisions! ...  Read more

TOBEHEALTHY5

Weird day at the gym...
7/24/2013 1:48:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The gym was full of weirdos today. An old man on a bike was pedaling slowly while singing really loud, surrounded by like 10 other bikes and elli...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

to me health means....
7/24/2013 1:29:58 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Making The Best Choices At Feeling Your Best....  Read more

TOBEHEALTHY5

Not a great day
7/23/2013 10:52:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, yesterday was a good day for a lot of reasons. Today was NOT good for a lot of other reasons. My youngest son had a really rough day, and i...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

9 lbs down! 117 to go!
7/22/2013 12:11:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I lost some more weight! YAY! When I started weighing myself, before I got back on spark, I was at 275, so I really have lost 19lbs, but I have o...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Just venting...
7/19/2013 11:02:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So, there is one thing with Spark People that bugs me, like...a lot. I am fine with little things, like that the food stuff is not always dead o...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Pacing myself
7/18/2013 11:03:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today the legs felt a little better. I didn't push it too hard though. I did not get to 5mph, or even 4 for the most part. I warmed up at 3 for five m...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Another day, another....
7/16/2013 6:34:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

3lbs down! SOOO glad! I needed some good news today! My run today wasn't awful, but still not back to normal. My pace was 18:30 mile. Usual...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Tight Muscles
7/16/2013 2:21:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So yesterday my run was less than stellar. It was my 1.75. It's an easy run, and I usually try to challenge my pace on it. I usually push myself...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

The Dealio
7/15/2013 9:02:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So I have been eating during the day. I am not super duper hungry or anything. It's more like crazy cravings. I ate 6 Hawaiian Sweet rolls for lunch....  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Woah...
7/13/2013 12:14:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Just looked again at my calorie tracker. I burned over a pound just in cardio exercise this week, nevermind watching what I eat... Awesome....  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Pennance
7/12/2013 4:28:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been pretty stressed the last few days. With it being summer, and my kids being home, I have been to playground after playground, the beac...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

what the heck?
7/11/2013 11:11:32 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So apparently, yesterday, when I entered in my mileage, I hit 0 instead of a decimal and it thinks I ran 1055 miles in 30 minutes... I fixed it,...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Why do I want to lose weight?
7/11/2013 10:33:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

A few weeks ago I hurt my knee. It had been giving me problems for a while but I generally ignored it. Finally, this was enough to send me to the do...  Read more

POSITVETHINKER

alrighty then
7/10/2013 1:27:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

so i was supposed to just do strength training today, but since I only did half a run and strength training yesterday, I figured I would do the other...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

Bad workout
7/9/2013 7:51:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The goal was 3.5 miles today...I pushed through 1.75 because I wore different (crappy) shoes....My feet hurt sooooooo bad I could barely walk, nevermi...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

5 lbs down!
7/8/2013 6:30:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Only... yano...120 or so to go....but progress is progress! Slow and steady 1.75 miles today. I am really hungry today! Worried about going over...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

"Pain is weakness leaving the body"
7/7/2013 12:15:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I read that somewhere last night.... How freaking Spartan is that?! I did my first 5 mile walk/run in over 10 years, and my pace is better t...  Read more

GMEISSNE1

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