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Not up as early, but still early!
7/21/2014 10:52:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My nightly routine is still going strong. Packed my lunch and snacks for the day the night before. Laid out my clothes for the next day, cleaned the k...  Read more


decisions decisions decisions
7/21/2014 1:43:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have gotten off the wagon just a tad, not on purpose though... Last couple days i have just been running out of good healthy food in the house to e...  Read more


Up Early!
7/20/2014 5:02:03 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Wake up early, walk to the gym, walk home. That was my plan. Get myself there and back. I ended up going in and doing my push-ups for the day. F...  Read more


Time to reflect and find myself
7/20/2014 12:35:29 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today is the last day of school holidays. I am about to start working on my lesson planning for the term. Yeah, I left it until a bit late. I have...  Read more


The Truth About Weight Loss
7/18/2014 5:58:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Even at 24 and having been in the healthy weight range of the BMI chart for a year and half, I still have loose skin and noticeable stretch mark...  Read more


Halfway through July
7/17/2014 6:28:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just like that, the month is half over and I have some time to myself before the semester starts... now what do i do? I've been a bit of a slac...  Read more


This is the easiest its been in a long time
7/16/2014 3:23:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

To resist the foods i shouldnt be eating. In fact I just had an apple with some almond butter for a snack, and was very upset by the fact that i...  Read more


Starting Anew -- Again
7/16/2014 1:17:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Always starting over....  Read more


Journal Entry to My Inner Skinny Girl
7/15/2014 2:46:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Dear Inner Skinny Girl, I cant wait for you to surface!!! I cant wait to show you off! I had what I call a skinny girl moment, a few minute...  Read more


Tad bit of a backtrack...
7/15/2014 10:23:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Not through any fault of my own... welll kinda... I had no idea what my real start weight was when I started at SP. I weighed myself after the g...  Read more


7/15/2014 1:03:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

1) Not having diabetes. 2) Living as long as I can for the love of my life. 3) Having my mobility now. 4) Dancing at 96. 5) Comfortable sho...  Read more


so..... I hit a bird today with my car
7/14/2014 1:28:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

it was a tiny little bird. Black and had grey on the top of his head. he was adorable. Anyways, so i was driving down the road from my early AM job at...  Read more


I get very easily upset when i am hungry LOL
7/13/2014 3:20:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Im so hungry. For like meat. Something that bleeds.... Ive had 1 apple, 20 carrot sticks with a bit of ranch sauce ti dip them in, and 2 eas lea...  Read more


Losing weight for all the right reasons; I want to be a stripper.
7/11/2014 1:38:30 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Yeah yeah.. How appalling; How offensive. Ef it. Men are going to disrespect women, thatís life. As a stripper.. You can pay to disrespect me....  Read more


Dreams...why subconcious, why?!?!?
7/10/2014 9:38:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So my dreams are usually very vivid and when I do dream, about 90% of the time I can remember them. Sometimes they are very strange and you could mak...  Read more


7/3/2014 9:47:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

*cue battle roar* Ok, so the June Challenges have finally been defeated with only one extra day needed. Woohoo! The last week was a bit tougher...  Read more


It's time to start focusing on YOU and your HEALTH
6/30/2014 7:24:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Tired of being out of breath after walking up a flight of stairs? Tired after trying a short walk or trying to excercise? Are your muscles sore....  Read more


A good challenge
6/24/2014 9:31:57 AM,  1 COMMENTS

If you haven't guessed by now, I like challenges. The feeling of completing something difficult, outside of a comfort zone or that there are naysayer...  Read more


6/23/2014 4:05:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

With planning my wedding and an erratic work schedule, I managed to put on 10 pounds since I last posted. Once the wedding was over and I got on the s...  Read more


Almost A Year Part 3
6/19/2014 12:21:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hiiii again!! This blog will be much more upbeat than the last one, it's all about the future!!! As for my housing situation, I will be moving i...  Read more


Amazing Day
6/18/2014 11:25:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today will go down as one of the most uplifting and motivational days of my "dieting" life. Three months ago I had a routine checkup with my favorite...  Read more


Looking For Friends
6/18/2014 8:46:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hey there!! You!! Yup:DD I have been away from sparkpeople and general good and healthy habits for quite a while. Past blogs will show all of the...  Read more


6/17/2014 2:43:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

185 Goal.....MET 165 Goal.....MET GO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...  Read more


Almost A Year Part 2
6/17/2014 1:59:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So I find myself ahead at work today and in an ok mood, so I can write this blog. Just a warning, this will be heavily complaining about my roommate....  Read more


Almost A Year Part 1
6/14/2014 7:26:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yes, it has been almost a year since I was here. I am back to my previous starting weight, but that doesn't have me down. I didn't grow back out of...  Read more


Dining Out is Not Forbidden
6/14/2014 10:03:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Sadly, I am one of those people who often decides at dinner time that whatever was on the menu doesn't sound good anymore and that any restaurant soun...  Read more


The road to competition.. Life update and body stats
6/12/2014 7:31:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So seeing as how I have finally decided to start tracking my food again (better late than never, right?), it only seems reasonable that I also utilize...  Read more


Planning and prepping my way to health
6/10/2014 4:09:12 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Meal prep going down today :) Back to work tomorrow, gotta have my meals prepared and ready. I normally don't have time to make healthy food a...  Read more


You have to start believing you are capable of MORE
6/6/2014 3:05:09 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Pushed thru 55 mins of Turbofire without stopping this morning :) Doing these workouts daily has lead me to realize something pretty awesome, so I w...  Read more


A well-stocked pantry
6/5/2014 9:46:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Just a heads up of all the places I get the myriad ingredients I put in my food to make it taste better-- see if you have something like it near you!...  Read more


A flurry of curry!
6/4/2014 8:00:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I had a slightly panicky moment today... but through the power of teamwork, good knife skills and a well-stocked pantry and spice drawer, it was...  Read more


One Week
6/4/2014 2:39:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Over the last week I have done some things different. I wasn't really sure what to do with my exercise program were to start, where to go, I was pret...  Read more


Oooh, shiny workout!
6/2/2014 10:59:54 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, the latest workout craze that's sweeping Facebook is one I'm a little familiar with after someone posted about it here a year or so ago: 30-DAY...  Read more


A week off, and now: THE GYM
5/30/2014 8:23:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I kind of took a week off from caring. I know it doesn't work like that, but man, I have so much on my plate with the new job I find myself emotionall...  Read more


~To The Beginning~
5/28/2014 6:19:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The last 10 years have been a struggle on and off with my weight. I do really well for a short period of time and then I fall off the wagon and go ba...  Read more


#FitFood Day 10
5/21/2014 10:26:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Cottage cheese with peaches Called for: 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cup canned peaches. Toast 1 slice whole grain bread with 1...  Read more


#FitFood Day 9
5/21/2014 9:38:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Pear-fect english muffin Called for: 1 toasted whole grain english muffin with 1 tbsp almond butter and 1 sliced pear and milk What...  Read more


#FitFood Day 8
5/21/2014 8:58:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Starting Week 2 of the 30 Day Challenge, woot! Breakfast: Greek breakfast scramble Called for: 1/4 cup onions and peppers, oregano, 1 egg and 1...  Read more


#FitFood Day 7
5/21/2014 8:29:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Berries and cream french toast Called for: combine 1 egg white with 2 tbsp milk, 1 tbsp orange juice and 1/2 tsp cinnamon, use 2 sliced b...  Read more


Just keep swimming...just keep swimming...
5/21/2014 12:25:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Kind of a not-so-great food day yesterday. Not horrible, just ate more than I needed. Trying hard not to fall back into those bad habits. I know it...  Read more


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