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  • Dedication? And an Intense Goal

    10/19/2016 3:39:32 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yesterday, I realized that going to the gym has gotten to the point that it's just something I do. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday or Thursday (due... Read more

  • Looking towards 2017

    10/11/2016 3:07:52 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, some of you know that I dedicate each year to a specific thing. In 2014, it was getting my career on the right path; 2015 was working on my e... Read more

  • Have A Better Life

    10/7/2016 12:21:05 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    As I am progressing through my senior year at university, the stress continues to build at an insurmountable rate. And so naturally, my mind wand... Read more

  • Back to keeping track

    10/3/2016 11:35:52 AM, by _TEPID

    I haven't been on this site is a long while, and in that time I have gained a lot of weight. It has to do with a lot of reasons, but mostly inac... Read more

  • Music soothes the soul

    9/25/2016 8:35:16 PM, by OTAKUCHICK

    Sometimes you just need a little music to help you calm your nerves... I find this song to be very helpful when I'm having a day like today.. ht... Read more

  • Standard Update

    9/19/2016 11:30:40 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, I've been seeing a lot of progress, but I find that my cheat meals are actually throwing me off. Supposedly, I get 500 extra calories tho... Read more

  • Yum!

    9/18/2016 2:09:58 PM, by LADYREDCOMET

    For lunch today I made pesto with some basil I've been growing. My herbs have all been doing really well, and I've been getting some great flavor... Read more

  • "Why did it have to be spiders?!"

    9/8/2016 6:29:10 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Bugs. Ants. Spiders. MOSQUITOES. Cheese and Tripe. So... I'm caught in a vortex of suck involving PCOS, anxiety, blood pressure, and not havin... Read more

  • Side Effects of Diet Change

    9/7/2016 4:05:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, one of the things I wasn't expecting, but I should have, with my diet change was side effects aside from weight loss. Yes, I'm seeing changes... Read more

  • Precision, Help, and Other Things

    8/29/2016 2:19:48 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    On Saturday, I was given a meal plan by my personal trainer. I was quite surprised by how much food was on it until I looked at my current diet. ... Read more

  • Catchphrases, Superheroes, and Frame of Mind

    8/26/2016 2:22:09 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Many people see themselves rising in falling daily, and even within a day, with the amount of determination they have for change. With a differen... Read more

  • Whoops (Procrastination)

    8/22/2016 12:26:18 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I had meant to post before now, but things slipped up and kept getting pushed back. This is a common occurance for me, for just about everythin... Read more

  • Boxing

    8/8/2016 3:26:00 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    My last entry was about finding your reason. The more I practice boxing, the more passionate I find I am about it. I want to box competitively an... Read more

  • I confess myself... concerned.

    8/7/2016 3:21:15 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Earlier this week I went to a friend's house to pick up my bike that's been waiting on a new tube for the back tire. Her dad offered to fix my bi... Read more

  • Excited

    8/5/2016 2:39:28 PM, by LADYREDCOMET

    Found out I'm getting a stand up/sit down desk at work next month. I'm really excited to not be tied down to a desk where I have to sit all day! ... Read more

  • Do You Have a Good Reason?

    7/25/2016 3:12:44 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    There are many philosophies out there about building motivation and reasons for taking action, especially weight loss. "I should lose weight for ... Read more

  • Anyone Can Say 'Yes'

    7/12/2016 1:45:35 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Anyone can say 'Yes', but not everyone can say 'No.' It's a fact of life that we can't avoid everything bad. It's not always the case of a nec... Read more

  • Goals and achieving them

    7/12/2016 9:41:31 AM, by LADYREDCOMET

    I remember being in high school, and later in college, and feeling self conscious about my weight. Back then I weighed about what I do now (145is... Read more

  • Not To Be Perfect

    7/1/2016 1:09:24 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    In my last blog entry, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
    al.asp?blog_id=6190565 , I talked about putting i... Read more

  • I'm Restarting

    6/30/2016 9:43:49 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I lost 35-40 lbs, then gained it back, plus ~5 lbs. I have abandoned almost every aspect of making healthy choices, with exception of controlling... Read more

  • Effort and Real Effort

    6/27/2016 12:40:08 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    One of the main issues that I have seen in my own progress is probably one that many others have seen. I perceive that I am putting in a lot of e... Read more

  • Gardening adventures

    6/23/2016 1:09:31 PM, by LADYREDCOMET

    I harvested the first, unexpected cherry tomatoes from my small garden last night... It was very exciting! And they were surprisingly yummy, cons... Read more

  • Gratitude and (It's not!) Selfishness

    6/20/2016 4:59:15 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I gotta tell ya something, something that I don't share a whole lot, but maybe I accidently told you, or maybe you just figured it out. I have de... Read more

  • Finally home...

    6/15/2016 6:43:43 PM, by LADYREDCOMET

    I'm finally home from a trip (for work) to Philadelphia. The highlight of the trip was finally getting to visit the Mutter Museum. The downside w... Read more

  • (My) Freezer Meals

    6/14/2016 12:29:40 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I feel good. I've been trying to go again, doing what sets me up for success the best: preparation. I ordered some more boxes, and I'm going to b... Read more

  • Poke

    6/8/2016 4:09:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yeah, I'm still kicking. I've got to set up a food habit. It's difficult though. I can fix lunch and even breakfast, but I always mess up at di... Read more

  • Food trip

    6/6/2016 12:32:06 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I'm wondering if it's time to dangle a large reward in front of me. I'm thinking of a lonesome trip around the country, working with food. I have... Read more

  • Keeping on Going

    5/30/2016 1:43:33 AM, by SARAHFROMCANADA

    So I've kept a steak of logging into SP for 18 days in a row now! I've been working out, tracking my eating, drinking my water and sticking to m... Read more

  • Succintly Short

    5/23/2016 3:29:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    As from before, food quality and exercise quantity are down. I've put in place a few things that should increase the amounts and varieties of exe... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    5/16/2016 1:50:37 PM, by LADYREDCOMET

    It's been almost a year since I started at my first post-grad school job. In that time I've really struggled to keep a regular workout schedule a... Read more

  • Stupid is as Stupid Does

    5/16/2016 12:21:35 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Hi, guys. My objective for this week is to change my "I am/should" and "I am/should not" statements to "I do" and "I do not" statements. So, ... Read more

  • Energy Down

    5/6/2016 12:02:29 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Maybe it's because I haven't had a good workout in about a week and a day, that my nutrition has gone down the hole, the late nights/early mornin... Read more

  • Still hanging on.

    4/28/2016 10:36:13 PM, by MUSICHOUR

    I feel kind of lame for my rant from yesterday, so I felt like just dropping in and saying that I'm still hanging on and feeling motivated. I'm s... Read more

  • Yes, No, and Maybe

    4/28/2016 12:46:39 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, lately, I've been doing "No bread", "No meat", "No processed sugar", etc. In exchange, I've been substituting more vegetables. What I'm findi... Read more

  • Sigh, why...

    4/27/2016 10:19:22 PM, by MUSICHOUR

    I decided to weigh in today and somehow despite eating under my calorie goals and actually moving I gained 3 pounds?! Okay, whatever. My body is ... Read more

  • Coffee Cake and "Donuts"

    4/26/2016 11:47:37 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I'm finding a lot of processed foods sneaking back into my diet. One of them was donuts. I took a bite and realized immediately that the donut wa... Read more

  • Pancakes are delicious

    4/22/2016 12:08:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, I ate pancakes this morning. Broke two of my cardinal rules, and one additional "rule." One, I consider it a bread. Two, which is actually th... Read more

  • Foodstuff.

    4/20/2016 8:25:11 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, like I said, I've been trying to eliminate bread. That was pretty easy. Now, I'm trying to eliminate a lot of the animal products that have a... Read more

  • Late mornings

    4/15/2016 11:40:52 AM, by JACLYNGFC

    Typically late mornings are wonderful, like Saturday or Sunday or holiday mornings. Those are great! But late mornings can also suck pretty hard.... Read more

  • Bread

    4/14/2016 1:17:07 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've officially given up bread. A) I gave it up for Lent, and now I find that there's no real flavor to most store bought bread. B) It bothers my... Read more

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