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Sleep: how do I love thee
Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

I'm going to try harder to improve my sleep habits. It is really hard to get out of bed in the morning lately, and I know it's not good for my health or weight loss efforts to not get enough sleep. I splurged a couple years ago on a really aweso... Read more
Building momentum
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

I went to the gym today and did 45 minutes of cardio. I felt great afterwards! It had been forever since I made it over there. Now that I feel like I have a handle on my eating habits, I'm planning to work out more often. My roommate also pointe... Read more
The pants have it
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      6 comments

Today I put on a pair of jeans that I don't usually wear because the front of the waistband digs into my tummy pudge. However, they are way more comfortable now! I even wore a belt! They are back in the wardrobe rotation! Just a small repor... Read more
I visited a dietician - and it was fun :)
Friday, January 14, 2011      6 comments

With the new diet plan and whatnot, I figured it would be a good idea to talk to someone who deals with these things for a living. I made an appointment with a dietician to make sure I'm handling vegetarianism the right way, and it was really in... Read more
I met all my nutrition goals for once!
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

Every day that I've logged all my foods on Sparkpeople, it has told me that I didn't get enough protein. But today I totally dominated the protein! I ate yogurt, cottage cheese, tofu noodle soup (as found on, and trail mix. So ho... Read more
Smoothie-ing out the fat
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

I discovered this smoothie recipe over the summer, and seriously, it has conquered my craving for ice cream... which is really saying something. The key is FROZEN bananas. I let them get ripe, peel, cut in half, and put them in a plastic contain... Read more
I experienced Michael Jackson: The Experience.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      5 comments

I got a hilarious new Wii game for Christmas called Michael Jackson: The Experience. In the game, you hold the Wii controller (aka Wiimote) while performing a dance routine in coordination with Michael Jackson on the screen. They have pretty muc... Read more
First Blog of All Time!
Saturday, January 08, 2011      5 comments

Hi all! I'm just getting started on Sparkpeople. I already belong to a gym and like healthy cooking, but I need to be more consistent with things to really see results. So here goes! I hope it works! I will keep things posted ... Read more

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