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  • Struggle and embarrassment

    2/18/2016 7:54:57 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So here I am still, watching and recording what I eat, getting an average of 10,000+ steps a day, exercising, avoiding starches, especially whi... Read more

  • Giving Up

    10/28/2015 7:59:27 PM, by SLFGOLF

    I've been struggling for quite awhile, but it has turned into a critical stage now. I've always had difficulty with depression, but usually have... Read more

  • FAI

    5/6/2015 4:22:53 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I started about 6 weeks ago with horrible chronic pain in my hip. I finally got answers today. I have FAI. I have to go to a specialist and see a... Read more

  • Week 7

    3/4/2015 4:05:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Well, no weight loss....so been pretty much at a standstill since I started th... Read more

  • Update of week 5 & 6

    2/24/2015 4:42:11 PM, by BECCAJ98

    6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. ... Read more

  • Reflection of past few years

    2/13/2015 10:29:07 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In Ja... Read more

  • Official 4 week blog

    2/10/2015 10:25:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eati... Read more

  • Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!

    2/9/2015 10:33:44 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the schem... Read more

  • Snowed in problem

    2/5/2015 8:33:47 AM, by BECCAJ98

    We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant... Read more

  • Week 3 recap

    2/4/2015 10:25:54 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to mov... Read more

  • The ignorance of people

    1/29/2015 12:47:51 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I don't know why this actually shocks me. I should know by this point in my life that people are built to disappoint. But this morning I was take... Read more

  • Almost end of week 2

    1/26/2015 4:17:22 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week 2 ends tomorrow.....I didn't get in any gym time this weekend, nor did I have time today :( Instead, Saturday, my boyfriend and I went hi... Read more

  • One week down....

    1/21/2015 2:07:01 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week one of my 12 week challenge is down....so is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each da... Read more

  • Small victories

    1/17/2015 2:13:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but ... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    1/15/2015 5:03:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exer... Read more

  • no pain, no gain?

    11/8/2014 6:08:27 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Oh how true this is!! The more physical pain I'm in, the more I gain (in weight because I eat). I am trying to watch what I do, just doesn't alwa... Read more

  • What I did after

    11/2/2014 1:47:02 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Back in August, I had a freak accident at work. Pivoting out of a truck, I lost my footing and fell. The result was a broke bone (my first), coup... Read more

  • No idea where this came from...

    4/9/2014 12:46:38 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I didn't get to the gym today. I worked (and up a sweat at work). I went to dinner and had hot wings and a deep fried burger. I decided t... Read more

  • I DID IT!!!!!!!

    4/3/2014 12:48:04 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So much has happened since my last blog!!! Like my entire life is upside down, backwards, crazy, and I couldn't be any happier!!!! I will st... Read more

  • met #1

    2/7/2014 10:42:05 AM, by BECCAJ98

    My goal board caused me to divide up my goals into baby steps. My weight was divided 12 ways. I met first one yesterday morning!!!! Kinda a... Read more

  • What 50# down looks like!!

    1/27/2014 10:11:05 AM, by BECCAJ98

    So ok, pic is actually only 45# down but a perfect comparison since its the same pic. I can't believe I used to carry around an extra bag of dog ... Read more

  • Something clicked...

    1/25/2014 6:02:04 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Made my goal board....and I did it!!! Met one of my goals today!!! I have been wanting to do a 5k since I couldn't last year. A friend told me ab... Read more

  • goal board and other good things today

    1/24/2014 5:06:03 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I made my goal board. Its not completed. Will add things as they arise. Plenty of white space to fill!! Read more

  • tonights project

    1/23/2014 2:38:09 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Been reconnected with a friend of mine who is a cyclist. Been talking with him daily about my fitness and weight goals and my constant struggle w... Read more

  • routine

    1/19/2014 2:11:32 PM, by BECCAJ98

    My job varies....some days 2 hrs, some 15 hrs. I never know which it will be. And even my 2 hr days I am then on call. It breaks my gym routine. ... Read more

  • hungry

    1/16/2014 3:41:22 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Started my day well. Only had to work couple hours. Came home and made an egg and baby Bella sandwich. I went to the gym. Hour of cardio and then... Read more

  • always a bridesmaid....

    1/15/2014 10:38:50 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Yesterday was probably the single most frustrating day of my life. Road trip to Chicagoland to join my cousin and the rest of her bridesmaids to ... Read more

  • blah

    1/12/2014 3:16:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I keep trying..... I been working out regularly now I been watching more what I eat Yet my moods are beginning to really suck. I can'... Read more

  • 3 years later

    1/7/2014 8:41:03 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I just realized that it has now been 3 years since I became active on this site. I had joined and didn't do much first 4 months. I did killer the... Read more

  • forgotten

    1/6/2014 10:58:50 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I had forgotten how much better I feel after working out.... Why then do I stop? Why quit? Why deny it? Why let life be an excuse for... Read more

  • quick updated

    1/3/2014 2:30:55 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I last blogged I was training for my first ever race. Things were going well, til I hurt my back. And in true Rebecca fashion, I quit everything ... Read more

  • BLC 23 fit test

    10/2/2013 10:22:07 PM, by QUEENCHRISWALSH

    37 Crunches 28 Squats 35 Pushups 45 Second Plank 60 Second Wall Sit 60 Leg Raises... Read more

  • crazy training day #7

    8/1/2013 10:40:00 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So........shin splints and all..... my fastest mile EVER at 12:35..... best 2 mile at 25:59 (another min n 15 off!!!!!) Best 5k si... Read more

  • crazy training day #5

    7/29/2013 9:56:31 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So not my best run....first since knee problems on Thursday. But I was 45 seconds better than my average....counts for something! Was only 2... Read more

  • crazy training day #4

    7/26/2013 7:05:27 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Wasn't much of anything!!! Set out to do my 5k.....first half mile good, then pain started. And not just soreness. Pain in my ankle that I t... Read more

  • crazy training day #3

    7/24/2013 11:09:17 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Fastest mile!!!! 1.25 mins off my 2 mile!!! And did full 5k in 7 mins less than last night!!!!! 13 min mile 41'53" 5k.......only 2 m... Read more

  • crazy training day #2

    7/24/2013 12:37:47 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So I decided YES to 5k race my new guy friend asked me to do with him. Mind you its on Aug 18th!!!!! I have been slacking on exercise for mo... Read more

  • hmmmmmm

    7/22/2013 7:48:55 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Opinions needed.......I got asked to do a 5k run soon. Its a competition run. I haven't run in long time. Do I do it???? I love to run but h... Read more

  • HELP!!!!!!!!!

    7/15/2013 10:46:27 AM, by BECCAJ98

    So I am up a lot more weight now. I am working 14 hours a day and no way really to keep food or drink cold. So I am eating 3 meals a day on road.... Read more

  • BLC 22 Goals

    6/10/2013 11:32:37 PM, by QUEENCHRISWALSH

    Since there has been a ton of things going on in my life, its time to refocus. 1) Drink 100 Ounces of water per day 2) Get a minimum of ... Read more

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