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Sweating for the Wedding
Friday, June 06, 2014      2 comments

I am just shy of the one-year point until my wonderful fiancé and I get married! I have created an easy diet to try my best to follow (easy carbs and sugars and lots of protein and veggies) and will try by best to stay on track with "eating clea... Read more
Gotta get back at it...
Friday, November 01, 2013      0 comments

I know it is probably a more difficult time to start my lifestyle change, as the holidays are pretty much here, but I am determined to ring in the new year already being a healthier version of me! I am going to focus on better food choices, and ... Read more
Back on the wagon
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      0 comments

After a 4-month-long hiatus, I am back on the wagon! I am feeling excited, motivated, and ready to take on a brand new challenge (or finish up an old one ;) ) Bring it on!!... Read more
Eating Clean
Saturday, February 16, 2013      1 comments

So I recently came across a diet/exercise routine by an Australian chick named Ashy Bines. I am glad that I didn't purchase it, but instead borrowed from a friend, because the entirety of the books are mere guidelines and don't offer any specif... Read more
Saying no to vino....
Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

So for the last week I have not been following to my diet plan very well. I have only totally over-indulged on something (pizza) one night, and the rest of the days I have eaten pretty healthy. The kicker though... I am allowing myself to drin... Read more
Is this what a plateau is like?
Friday, January 25, 2013      2 comments

How long does it take for someone to "plateau" once they begin their new lifestyle regimen? I have been working out and dieting ridiculously since the beginning of this month, but I haven't lost any week since the last time that I weighed in las... Read more
Thursday, January 24, 2013      1 comments

So after my milestone morning, I had an overboard cheat day...or two (in a row!!) But then I got back on track and am continuing my healthy eating and exercise. To my relief, I did not gain any weight even though I ate and drank a few high-calo... Read more
Milestone Morning!!
Saturday, January 19, 2013      3 comments

YAY! I finally got over the 120s hump! For two days now, I have weighed-in under 120. What a great feeling to get into another group of numbers. I don't think I look any different from weighing in the 1teen's now but I feel great!! So glad tha... Read more
Hump Day
Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

As a worker at a pub & grill, it is very easy to fall into eat bar food and drinking a beer or two after work. Fridays, are also my Wednesday, making it my hump day, since I work all the way through Sunday. I have had such a kick ass Hum... Read more
Making Spark Recipes
Thursday, January 17, 2013      0 comments

One of my New Years resolutions was to cook dinner at last 4 times a week. So far, so good! It has been so nice planning out my meals for the week, and I make the shopping trip for the week on Sunday evenings. I also grab fruits and veggies f... Read more
Two Weeks In
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      1 comments

Hey everybody! I am two weeks in on my lifestyle change. I have lost four pounds and I am feeling really great. I do wish I had lost a little more weight, because I feel I have made so many changes. I am eating a certain amount of calor... Read more
Catch Up Day!!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      0 comments

RHOBH and laundry on the menu today. Followed by a delicious recipe that I found on SparkPeople and a late night gym session! I usually try to work out in the morning, but I am shaking it up today. Thinking of enjoying my book on a leisurely b... Read more
Bad Girl!
Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

Totally didn't make it to Spin class this morning. Not too disappointed in myself, as I had a ridiculously busy work weekend and am totally loving this peaceful morning. Crossfit tomorrow morning it is!... Read more
Figuring this all out...
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

Figuring out Spark has been quite the experience. Everywhere I go there is something new-- a new article, poll, recipe, etc. It is exciting, but I am feeling a bit lost still.. I'm sure everything will make more sense in due time.... Read more