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#backontrack Day 15
8/15/2014 7:51:55 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm making peace with the fact that this month hasn't been so much about sticking to BEING back on track as is about GETTING back on track. I got so...  Read more


Stress Journal Entry #1
8/14/2014 9:41:56 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I have started the Stress Busting Challenge and hope to learn some great techniques to get rid of the stress in my life. I feel like I have gotten les...  Read more


#backontrack Day 7
8/7/2014 6:38:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last night I was out shopping, and bought stuff to help me keep on track - a kitchen scale and bathroom scale (I had returned the ones I was dissatisf...  Read more


The Fear of Hunger
8/5/2014 6:40:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, today I realized that I am afraid of feeling hungry. I have never really thought about/acknowledged this piece of my personality before, but it c...  Read more


#backontrack Day 4
8/5/2014 6:26:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Tonight I had to venture through the valley of evil.... the ice cream aisle of the grocery store. I was looking for frozen cherries, which of course...  Read more


2 Months In Review... and a Retrospective
8/3/2014 10:59:01 AM,  7 COMMENTS

It's been 2 months since I decided to try again with myself. It's also been approximately the same amount of time that I have been on my new dose of...  Read more


8/2/2014 2:19:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

#backontrack logging all my food and exercise; planning good meals and snacks so I'm less likely to binge or go off plan in other ways; and saying my...  Read more


Health...and perspective!
7/24/2014 8:59:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Keep moving Spark Friends!...  Read more


Mindful...But not get with it!
7/23/2014 7:48:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The start of a journey: Reflecting on the past two days I have decided to attempt to eat foods I understood to be "Healthy" from my past expert...  Read more


82 Days + Engagement Photos
7/15/2014 2:53:02 PM,  16 COMMENTS

I got my engagement photos back yesterday. They look great. I still think I look a little lumpy in some, but I'm not going to post those. I've...  Read more


Another Week, Another Pound
7/13/2014 8:43:14 AM,  7 COMMENTS

It's been a very strange week and I've been fighting something respiratory. As a result, there have been a couple of missed meals which has resulted...  Read more


Shame, Vulnerability and Courage
7/6/2014 5:06:11 PM,  8 COMMENTS

"If we are going to find our way back to each other, we have to understand and know empathy because empathy is the antidote to shame. If you put...  Read more


A Month In Review
7/5/2014 1:41:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So, I didn't do anything special in June related to diet and exercise. The only variables were the following: I went on vacation, I bought a lawnmowe...  Read more


96 Days
6/30/2014 8:50:13 AM,  6 COMMENTS

96 days... until my wedding. Man this is going by quick. Most of the stuff is done... just little stuff now. I've been sucking at weight loss....  Read more


Less Hungry: A Story of Strange
6/28/2014 6:32:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've gained 30 pounds since I started grad school 2 years ago. Yep, there. I said it. From my lowest? Let's just say I am back up at my highes...  Read more


The process, not the product
6/25/2014 12:30:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

C25K DAY 1 COMPLETE! One foot in front of the other - I'm back in! I am looking to become a runner again, even at my very very slow pace that hon...  Read more


6/25/2014 12:07:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Oh hello SP! I'm back at it! I'm starting a couch to 5k program tomorrow to try and get motivated to run again. I'm also loitering in SP back al...  Read more


6 months into 2014- a review.
6/23/2014 1:54:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've decided to start blogging regularly. I've always found that I'm one of those people who do it better when they do it in writing; might even ha...  Read more


Hot and cranky
6/18/2014 9:29:30 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Blergh. The weather has been oppressively hot here the past couple of days, and it's making me crazy! I went to Hershey Park on Monday with some...  Read more


109 Days
6/17/2014 1:13:21 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have 109 days to whip myself in shape for my wedding. A friend of mine were talking last night about pictures on FB of daughters and their fath...  Read more


Slow and steady (and satisfying!) progress
6/15/2014 12:12:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I spent the past week eating clean, with minor exceptions for a bit of homemade fresh strawberry ice cream, and doing yoga/pilates/ballet exercise vid...  Read more


Toronto 2014 - A Picture Blog
6/14/2014 12:01:47 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I finally have a free moment to blog. It's been a busy two weeks, with a trip to Toronto to visit RAVENSONG37 and CARMINACG and then a work trip to M...  Read more


114 Days
6/12/2014 5:02:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS

114 Days Sh*ts getting real. Planning has to be done. Why are there so many little details to take care of? Iím trying to not let it stress me...  Read more


Binged. Dangit.
6/10/2014 10:24:22 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's become pretty clear to me that I binge when I'm feeling lonely. Last night was my first relapse in a while, and I'm working hard to get back on t...  Read more


Black bean burger salad
6/8/2014 2:46:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been exercising more consistently over the last three months - yay! - but haven't seen any weight changes. Positive changes in mood, sleep, and status...  Read more


I need to be my own inspiration
6/8/2014 2:09:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have successfully completed 3 months of a 12 month gym streak! My goal was to do 30-45 mins of exercise 20 days out of every month. Over the last th...  Read more


Ah, summertime weekends...
6/7/2014 9:19:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I got in a brief bodyweight and dumbbell workout yesterday morning which left me juuuust a tad sore today, so I call that a success! And my plantar fa...  Read more


6/6/2014 9:19:59 AM,  2 COMMENTS

After my lovely, lovely pre-breakfast run two days ago, I woke up yesterday morning...and could barely walk! I think I overdid it on Tuesday. Tight ca...  Read more


The Big Girl Anthem
6/5/2014 8:36:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

There is a point in every fat girls life where she sees a picture or something of herself and it changes everything. You always know you're big and yo...  Read more


Wake up and GO!
6/4/2014 9:06:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I tried exercising pre-coffee and breakfast for the first time ever today - and I LOVED it! It was an absolutely beautiful morning with the sun shinin...  Read more


6/3/2014 9:16:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's not a secret that I have been in therapy for an eating disorder for the past year and a half. Last week I hit my first real wall, the kind that...  Read more


Starting Over (Again)
6/1/2014 10:23:58 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Well, it certainly has been awhile. Grad school has consumed my life and has provided me ready made excuses for about 1.5 years now. With only...  Read more


125 Days
6/1/2014 9:23:56 AM,  5 COMMENTS

What can I do in 125 days? I am going to find out. Whatís in 125 days? My wedding. Eep! The dress, the show, the party. Iím excited. What Iím n...  Read more


Three Month Update -- Short Story
5/27/2014 9:12:59 PM,  9 COMMENTS

So I haven't blogged since February. Short list of really big things that happened: 1) Moved out of my parents house 2) Fiance moved in! ...  Read more


Getting back to it again
5/25/2014 11:05:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Since finishing my Masters and starting my PhD last September I have been slacking off extremely exercise wise and my snacking habits got really bad....  Read more


I feel awful.
5/23/2014 4:27:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Gained 3 pounds yesterday. I couldn't stop eating....  Read more


Im back
5/23/2014 3:59:37 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So I weigh more than I ever did. Its painful and embarassing. I try no to be embarrassed because it is something that the majority of the country is...  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


Very Proud of Myself.
5/21/2014 9:34:12 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I've been getting up at 0430 every morning lately in order to do homework and exercise. Yesterday, I was supposed to start C25K (again...) and it's be...  Read more


Starting Week 4!
5/18/2014 8:31:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday's Healthy Thought of the Day was "It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop!" So I lost 4 pounds the first week.....  Read more


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