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Dear scale,
4/19/2014 7:10:54 AM,  98 COMMENTS

Our relationship has been a rocky one. It has been full of ups and downs. For way too long you determined my mood, what clothes I would wear, and ho...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Today's a Running Day!
4/16/2014 9:01:56 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm pretty excited about that. We are going to stick with 3-4 miles today because my hip is still a bit sore from the six miles on Monday. That's...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Six!
4/15/2014 8:56:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So we did it yesterday. Sam and I conquered six miles! Tomorrow we're aiming for seven. Not sure if that's going to happen yet (six was a bit of...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Here We Go!
4/14/2014 9:09:38 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So, it's like a real thing now, this half marathon ... Sam bought us CamelBaks ... And it's not the name brand, but one off Amazon that got reall...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Personal Panic Button!
4/13/2014 2:03:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am on Day 5 of my 90 day fitness commitment. I am loving it! I feel like my motivation is really gaining momentum. I have been tracking my food e...  Read more

SWEETRACHEL313

Anxiously awaiting summer
4/11/2014 8:22:39 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Today was one of those "summer workout" days! Everything felt great, I got to joke around with my fitness buddy, and I did not have to think about wh...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Starting
4/10/2014 2:00:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is Day 2 of my commitment to P90X3. It is a challenging process. I feel a lot of emotions about it, so I'm going to try to put them here for s...  Read more

SWEETRACHEL313

Feeling Like Death Equates to Feeling Like a Boss!
4/9/2014 9:06:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I ran for the first time in five days yesterday. Between Dayton and feeling like crap on Monday, my running team and I decided yesterday was a good op...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

3 Gratitudes
4/8/2014 11:17:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1.) Belle's birthday celebration 2.) Low-stress vacation 3.) Riverwalk...  Read more

SWEETRACHEL313

The Fallout from Dayton
4/8/2014 8:30:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I didn't eat so well in Dayton. Not proud of myself for that. Had no time to work out. I'm sincerely hoping that the Orlando trip...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

So Many Races!
4/1/2014 8:59:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is payday. I feel rich for about another 72 hours before my bank account brings me straight back to reality, hahah. But I did take the opportuni...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

New Goals
3/31/2014 5:29:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday I completed a 5K. It was hard. I had been working up to the 3.1 miles that I knew this race would be, but I hadn't figured in a chan...  Read more

SWEETRACHEL313

Be a good one...
3/30/2014 4:15:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm learning to play the guitar. It's been a dream of mine for a long time. One of the things I'm learning is to take the time to learn each note and...  Read more

SWEETRACHEL313

On to April!
3/30/2014 10:37:14 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So excited to start another month. Eating clean and training as hard as I can are the plan for this month. Resting when necessary and indulging onc...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Wooooo Friday!!!
3/28/2014 8:30:22 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Friday couldn't have come at a better time! I am so, so, sooooo exhausted. If I can make it through my 17-hour day tomorrow, then I am good to go. One...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

The Cold Doesn't Bother Me ... When I'm Hot.
3/27/2014 8:29:56 AM,  0 COMMENTS

That's a true story. Yesterday the high was about 38 degrees. 20-30 mph winds. That was fun. But I found after about a mile of running, I w...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Short, Sweet, Simple.
3/26/2014 9:02:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yeah. So ... With that being said, it's been an okay week. Went over on points yesterday, but aside from tortilla chips, everything I ate was pr...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

So, THIS Weekend ...
3/24/2014 8:51:28 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Was awesome. I won't lie. I'm beyond exhausted, but I consider that a good sign of what's going on. :) Saturday morning I woke up and weighe...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

9-5 workout
3/17/2014 4:38:58 PM,  7 COMMENTS

When I woke up to about 6 inches of snow this AM I knew I would not head to the gym. The AM classes were cancelled and I really did not want to go at...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

The week ahead
3/16/2014 10:32:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Ah! Looks like more snow is headed our way. This time up to 8 inches. Hoping to get the pups out:) Who knows when we'll get out again if we get al...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

NSVs?
3/13/2014 8:42:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

You know, I think as we lose weight (or in my case, stay the same weight for four freaking months), we tend to make our victories all about that stupi...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Sorry!
3/12/2014 9:08:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Sorry for the fact that it's going to be a short entry and sorry for the fact that it's been so long! Things have been nuts! I am still on my thr...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Back in the routine
3/9/2014 11:25:32 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Looks like the snow has left our area which means I can get back to my routine:) Sunday run and abs (4 miles) Monday SWEAT Tuesday SWEAT my boo...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

FEELING GREAT!
3/2/2014 10:39:14 AM,  3 COMMENTS

3.35 miles this AM on the treadmill and a fun little circuit. 20 pound Russian twists and weighted sit ups X3 20 pound tricep extensions and dips...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Moving along
3/1/2014 4:51:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So happy to be starting March. So far neither January nor February has been my favorite month. Maybe March will be better:) Started the month o...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

The wagon
2/28/2014 10:23:11 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Most of the time I am 100% committed to living a very healthy lifestyle. I have no problem eating lots of fruits and veggies. I love salads and frui...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Weighing In Tomorrow!
2/27/2014 8:53:43 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I have a good feeling about this week. I'm going to the gym tonight, but NO weights, only cardio ... Otherwise I think I'll end up retaining wate...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Whee! :D
2/25/2014 9:00:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm nervous but oh-so-excited about this weekend. My color guard kids that I coach are competing in the national circuit this week in New Jersey,...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

March Madness
2/23/2014 10:10:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yes, I know it is not March yet. But I am ready to post goals for the next month:) Started out today with egg whites, spinach, ground turkey and...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Briefly ...
2/21/2014 9:09:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a pretty solid week. I've kept within 7-8 points of what I need to eat on a daily basis, and tomorrow will mark time number FOUR I've b...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Thoughts on balance
2/21/2014 8:44:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I am always up for a fun experiment. I love a good challenge. For 21 days I ate no sugar. I read every label, ate low sugar fruits, ate LOTS of nut...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Shin Splints and Forward Motion
2/18/2014 5:41:35 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a while! As I said in a previous post, we face ups and downs in this journey. I wouldn't say I've had any particular downs, but I certainly...  Read more

AMEULINK

Fresh New Start
2/17/2014 9:04:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Sometimes there's nothing better than that fresh start. Seriously. I've felt so much better about things since I started anew, and today is...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Fit Tests Start Again!
2/15/2014 1:03:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hey Hey Spark Peeps! So much has been going on in my life (all pretty good things) and I feel like I've really slacked on my sparking, BUT I'm ba...  Read more

CHANDTE

Another snowcation:)
2/14/2014 10:29:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Only this time I ended up with a nice cold to go along with it:( Oh well at least I am feeling better and can enjoy being home now instead of wishing...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Bump Snow.
2/12/2014 8:40:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Snow kind of messes everything up. I'm not an especially big fan of it. :/ Boo. But that's okay. I'm getting an itch to run again, which I think...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Up and On
2/10/2014 8:59:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

As expected, I gained 1.6 last week. I'm fully convinced that if I had not been better last week, then it would've been even more. But I'm doing...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Username change
2/9/2014 7:55:01 AM,  9 COMMENTS

It's still me:) The username thing is something I wanted to change for awhile. When I registered for Spark all those years ago and was asked for a...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Newest Perspective.
2/6/2014 9:08:10 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've done a lot in the last year or so. It hasn't been easy, but it was something I was willing to fight for, something I was willing to deal wit...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Yoga round 3?
2/1/2014 5:00:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have tried yoga a few times, maybe three? I have tried videos, and they have almost put me to sleep. I have tried hot yoga and I liked it. Some o...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

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