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  • Slow & Steady!

    10/4/2015 6:35:44 PM, by SNOWKC

    Teeny tiny weight loss this week. 0.2 lb. A great week for nutrition and fitness though! Friday was a little bit of a splurge, but even with that... Read more

  • Back to the gym...

    10/2/2015 9:41:16 PM, by HUYANA_PHOENIX

    Yesterday, I made it back to the gym for the first time since breaking my ankle exactly one year ago. Because of the extent of the damage to lig... Read more

  • Checking in!

    9/27/2015 11:23:57 PM, by SNOWKC

    Mixed bag again this week. I ate pretty poorly. Basically hit maintenance. But a great week for working out. Good, strong lifting and started t... Read more

  • #32: Cross-training to avoid injury? jk, now everything hurts

    9/22/2015 2:40:19 AM, by TRIPTOTOP

    I've been having a left shin pain for the past week since that 8 mile run that would come on with running 1-2 miles. I self-diagnosed it as a shi... Read more

  • Soldiering on

    9/22/2015 1:39:42 AM, by IZXSVO1001

    So my last blog post was October 4th, 2012. It is now September 21st, 2015, almost 3 full years later. Obviously every once in a while, if you ... Read more

  • Bumpy Week

    9/21/2015 10:56:51 AM, by SNOWKC

    Slightly late update from last week. It was a little bumpy. Some of it was just part of the normal cycle, but some of it was football food. I... Read more

  • #31: Marathon - am I crazy?

    9/20/2015 7:41:50 PM, by TRIPTOTOP

    Yesterday I did it. I finally took the plunge and committed (aka dropped hella dough with no refunds) to the official marathon training pro... Read more

  • Insanity Fit Test #1

    9/19/2015 10:03:19 PM, by ELYSIAN_DREAMS

    No. I'm not planning on doing Insanity any time soon. (I would like to eventually, but it won't be my next endeavor.) However, I am hoping ... Read more

  • #30: Balance over obsession

    9/17/2015 3:06:50 AM, by TRIPTOTOP

    Since building my wellness wheel, I noticed some changes in my thought process. Usually, when I start something I get obsessive over it. Whe... Read more

  • #29: Building my Wellness Wheel

    9/15/2015 4:26:17 PM, by TRIPTOTOP

    To climb out of this valley of "feeling bad", I decided to step back and figure out where I'm going first. In previous blogs, I realized th... Read more

  • #28: My (her)story of running

    9/13/2015 6:50:07 PM, by TRIPTOTOP

    Today, to keep myself entertained on a long run (8 mi), I reminisced about how I got into this running mess in the first place. I never was ... Read more

  • #27: Coming back for... (support and inspiration?)

    9/13/2015 2:00:14 AM, by TRIPTOTOP

    Each time things get rough, I come back to SparkPeople. This space provides a sense of community and reflection that I couldn't find anywhere els... Read more

  • Fitting in My Clothes!

    9/12/2015 8:56:26 PM, by SNOWKC

    Back in it this week! I had a deficit of about 2974. But, that is including the wedding I went to last weekend where I fully ignored any attempt ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day

    9/11/2015 3:49:13 PM, by ELYSIAN_DREAMS

    The body achieves what the mind believes. - Jim Evans... Read more

  • Today's BP

    9/9/2015 7:53:29 PM, by ELYSIAN_DREAMS

    114/81 @ Krogers in Lexington. It said "at risk" instead of "high." Yay! I'm SO CLOSE to 120/80. So close!!!!!! (I guess 90/... Read more

  • Slipping, but sticking with it

    9/7/2015 11:27:38 AM, by SNOWKC

    I slipped some this week. No weight change and a calorie deficit for the week of 2366. For some reason, I was really hungry this week. I w... Read more

  • Re-living past NSVs

    8/29/2015 11:45:00 PM, by SNOWKC

    Another good week! It wasn't perfect, but it was balanced and I came out ahead! I ate really well until Thursday, then got a little off tra... Read more

  • Good week!

    8/22/2015 10:08:32 PM, by SNOWKC

    Yay for reporting a good week! I started my new job this week, and so far so good! Aside from work itself being good so far, I'm really enj... Read more

  • Here I am...again

    8/17/2015 10:09:37 PM, by POISONJUNE

    I'm back on the wagon this time with a friend. Working to make changes with a friend instead of on my own is SUCH a difference! I actually love t... Read more

  • Day 14...

    8/16/2015 2:54:28 PM, by MISSG818

    I entered this weekend feeling week about my dieting. Last night, hung out with friends, but got sidetracked during my birthday celebration. ... Read more

  • Back at it! (I mean it this time!)

    8/16/2015 11:47:15 AM, by SNOWKC

    For real this time... This summer has been nuts. In an amazing way! But I kept feeling like "whew, now that that's done, I can definitely fo... Read more

  • Day 11

    8/13/2015 7:32:33 AM, by MISSG818

    Up at 4am and pushing weights at 4:30am. Kick butt workout this morning (i.e. squats @ 90# , T-bar squats @150#, DB deadlifts w/@25 ... Read more

  • Day 10...

    8/12/2015 7:07:26 AM, by MISSG818

    Good Morning, I weighed myself and the scale did not move... Ugh! I decided not be concerned with the scale as my body fat is decreasing. I t... Read more

  • Day 9...

    8/11/2015 7:30:28 AM, by MISSG818

    ... Read more

  • Day 8...

    8/10/2015 6:58:14 AM, by MISSG818

    Today was a great morning. The alarm clock rang at 4:00 a.m. and I quickly got ready to go to the gym. When I arrived, I was met by a man and wo... Read more

  • Day 7

    8/9/2015 2:46:59 PM, by MISSG818

    Rest day....... Read more

  • Day 7...

    8/9/2015 2:09:35 PM, by MISSG818

    Rest day. ... Read more

  • Day 6...

    8/8/2015 7:37:59 AM, by MISSG818

    Woke up this morning anxious about weighing myself as I felt lighter. Weighed myself, down .4 (157.0). Saturday is errand day, so I am very bus... Read more

  • Day 5...

    8/7/2015 6:57:14 AM, by MISSG818

    Woke up at 4:15am feeling energized. Kick butt on leg day and enjoyed by typical breakfast. Thinking back to my alternative sweet potato pie, I... Read more

  • Day 4

    8/6/2015 7:21:58 AM, by MISSG818

    Today I woke up at 3:50am to go to the gym. This is a new gym, so I was hoping there would be 1-2 people. I was right. When I entered there wa... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/5/2015 5:20:21 PM, by MISSG818

    Day 3 went extremely well. I was able to take a cat-nap, so I feel energized to hit cardio tonight. This morning the scale did not move, but I ... Read more

  • Coming to after big changes

    8/3/2015 11:16:05 AM, by SNOWKC

    I keep thinking the big steps and transitions are dying down, and we're getting there. But this last week was a big one. I took the bar exam... Read more

  • Ugh

    7/18/2015 10:57:33 AM, by SUGAHBUTT

    what a week. Ruined my streaks yesterday. Failed to spin the wheel. I didn't eat at all so nothing to track. Morbidly depressed. Unsure of wtf I'... Read more

  • Creating a New Normal

    7/16/2015 12:13:07 PM, by SNOWKC

    It's been a good week! Here's some progress on my goals: 1. Meal plan and cook at home. Awesome. This one is so fun. We have our kitchen ... Read more

  • Blah

    7/11/2015 4:34:39 PM, by SUGAHBUTT

    well I'm down 24 lbs. (sort of). I seem to fluctuate quite a bit. I'm just feeling extra moody and I'm right back into not wanting to log anythin... Read more

  • Starting over?

    7/8/2015 12:04:43 PM, by SNOWKC

    I hesitate to say I'm starting over, because I don't want to diminish my past work. I don't want to forget all the hard work I put in origi... Read more

  • Old SparkPage Intros

    7/8/2015 11:05:15 AM, by SNOWKC

    I've decided its time to revamp things, so I'm just saving these as I update/redo my page :) "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellenc... Read more

  • Late night hunger, like, actual hunger

    7/5/2015 8:51:49 PM, by CHOUBROU

    One of the things that is frustrating when going back to calorie counting and actually staying within ranges consistently is that at night as I l... Read more

  • Oops

    6/29/2015 10:32:25 PM, by SUGAHBUTT

    Well today was eventful. I have runners knee (hilarious because I'm not known for running anywhere!) and so I get ketamine injections (which hur... Read more

  • Inside Out

    6/25/2015 5:32:11 PM, by SUGAHBUTT

    Well, I'm still hanging in there. My streak so far is 34 days logging in, not a ton but for me (I tend to forget things pretty quick) that's an ... Read more

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