ANG42J's Blogs

I'm Still Here!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

Hey everyone! It's been exactly one month and one day since I wrote my last blog and really, let's be honest, since I've done much "sparking" of any kind. A brief recap of my last month: I've been really busy at work! I've been spending qu... Read more
1st 1/2 Marathon Complete!
Sunday, June 19, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday I completed my first 1/2 marathon. It was an amazing experience that I was happy to share with my sister-in-law. The race began at 7:00 am. We arrived around 6:15 to pick up our packets, stretch out and get lined up. Since the race u... Read more
Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Words Still Hurt Like A...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      12 comments

I'm hurt. And I didn't know where to turn. So here I am. I know I've been slightly MIA for awhile. I've been spending a lot of time diving into my new job that I started about 2 months ago and really trying to take all of that in. I've als... Read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      5 comments

I haven't been feeling the best lately but couldn't put my finger on why. I've just been feeling tired, lethargic, spaced out, "foggy", etc. Sometimes this is how I feel when my bouts of depression flare up but this time it just felt different. ... Read more
Progress Pics: Sports Bra Sparkies
Saturday, May 28, 2011      12 comments

I've made it through two weeks of the 6 week 6 pack challenge with the Sports Bra Sparkies team. As most of us do, I have a love/hate relationship with Jillian Michaels. So most days I curse my way through her workouts while I'm dripping with sw... Read more
Sports Bra Sparkies Starting Pics
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      14 comments

I just joined an amazing Spark Team called Sports Bra Sparkies! I know I'm a little late at posting my starting pictures but better late than never. I took these pictures in a super rush this morning and I'm not even wearing a sports bra but at ... Read more
Things to do when I want to eat but don't need to...
Sunday, May 08, 2011      7 comments

A friendly reminder to myself that there are many things in life that bring me joy and happiness that don't involve food. A list of things I can do when I find myself mindlessly rummaging through the kitchen: Go outside Go for a wa... Read more
Weekend "To-Do" List & May Madness
Friday, May 06, 2011      1 comments

I don't have much going on this weekend so I am coming up with things to keep me busy and on some sort of a "schedule". I do so well during the week when I have my typical work day but then the weekend rolls around and it becomes an unstructured... Read more
My body is scared of my mind. Seriously!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      3 comments

I know that it sounds funny to say that my body is scared of my mind, but I'm 100% serious. My past eating behaviors, experiences and mind sets have sort of "set the bar", if you will, for what my body should expect when my mind thinks certain t... Read more
First week tracking goals and before/starter pics...eeek...please be nice!!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      5 comments

So today was my first official weight in after having stated a week ago that my goal is to lose 2 pounds per week for the next 4 weeks. I weighed in last Sunday at 150 pounds. I want Saturday's to be my official weigh in days so I am actua... Read more
I Couldn't Sleep Last Night...
Monday, April 18, 2011      5 comments

...because I was so excited!!! For no real reason really. I just kept thinking about the next four months. They are going to be epic! Yes, it will be summer, and yes I'll get to spend lots of time with friends and family but what has really got ... Read more
I weighed in today...
Sunday, April 17, 2011      5 comments

...and I wasn't expecting miracles. I knew I'd been way off track, even out of control maybe. After doing some reading last night and taking some alone time to think about things I decided that this morning, I would step on the scale and whateve... Read more
There's a song for every feeling
Saturday, April 16, 2011      4 comments

"I learned to live half alive." Yup, that pretty much sums it up. I've been living the last 3 years of my life "half alive". And I've learned to deal with it and accept it. Today, that ends. I am done. I won't go into details about why I'v... Read more
DE da DE da De - DEpressed
Thursday, April 14, 2011      9 comments

Things that I know: -I'm an all or nothing kind of girl -I feed my feelings -Slow and steady is NOT my style - My anology: I'm a sprinter; not a distance runner -I am hard on myself. Really really hard on myself. About everything -I... Read more
Books and Bras!
Friday, April 08, 2011      4 comments

I'm learning I really love to blog! Today I got to sleep in a little bit. It was pretty nice! Woke up, putzed around and ate a breakfast pretty similar to yesterday's (egg whites, fruit, oatmeal - deliciousness). I did some housework, clea... Read more

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