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Saturday, January 19, 2013

I had my first Spanish test last Friday-which I didn't even get a chance to finish emoticon But I've had this teacher before, and she doesn't weigh the exams as heavily as class participation and daily homework. Either way, she drops the lowest test score. I remember earning a D on one exam, and I still pulled out with an A.
I was assigned my first exam for SOC471 which is due on Wednesday...which kind of sucks because I wanted to enjoy my 3-day weekend, but that exam isn't going to be more than 9 or 10 pages, so I can definitely crank that out in a night.

As far as the weight loss is concerned....I've been able to stay within calorie range, and I somehow burned 6400 calories this week. I didn't actually plan on doing that, but that's what happened. I enjoy taking my stress out on the gym equipment. I sweat an awful lot, and it's kind of embarrassing, but I'm there to lose weight, so that's what happens. I do take responsibility and sanitize the equipment when I'm done, so there's no real reason to complain about that I suppose.

I really want to break below the 240's this week. I didn't realize this, but I'm so close to my lowest weight ever. I know as long as I keep working on this, I'll be okay. As far as eating, I've been eating healthier foods, and I have been juicing too. I know I won't get as much fiber as I would by just eating it, but I get that through the foods I eat.
I ran into one of my old co-workers at the gym today who is now a student there as well. she said I looked great emoticon emoticon The last time I had seen her, I was about 280 pounds, so that is quite a difference.

I am frustrated that I've been having some in between TOM spotting. I got it checked out about a week ago, and I mentioned my concern for the possibility of having a fibroid, and that my sister had them too, so I wanted them to check, but they said there wasn't anything there. I started spotting after the appointment, and I called the advice nurse, thinking that it was due to the irritation of the exam itself. The advice nurse said that it was possible that stress was causing hormonal changes resulting in spotting. I also realize that the heavy exercising might be the cause. I just have to keep an eye on it, but it's been over a week now, and it's very irritating. I will definitely be mad if it prevents me from losing more weight. If that's the case, I'll actually be more worried than frustrated.

So far, so good I suppose. I've been able to juggle homework, school, and exercise efficiently, though I do have to admit, I've been eating a bit more junk food that I should-but the good news is that I still manage to fit it into my calories.
I joined a club at school, which is really awesome. I was going to apply for a job, but I'm worried that my grades or my weight loss will slip-more importantly, my grades.
I calculated what classes I have taken, and what classes I'll need after this term, and it turns out that I'll only need 5 more classes towards my major! That makes me SUPER excited! My next big step for next year will be to work towards my minor-Spanish. The bad news is that I can't actually start working on those classes until I'm in the 300 level class, which won't happen until next year. I just have to keep going and keep my grades up. It's perfectly normal for students to start working on their minors during senior year, so I'm not too worried.

I guess that's all....Gotta say though, these last two weeks have gone by so fast! As we progress towards the end of the term, I'll feel so much better. I'm happy about where I'm at right now, and I am just excited to see where my hard work gets me.
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    all that hard work will pay off emoticon
    Good luck with spanish ....i know a little from DORA bahhahah
    1948 days ago
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