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Thursday, April 14, 2016      4 comments

Still working through depression issues. My appetite seems to be coming back, which is good because I dropped 5 pounds last week simply because I couldn't make myself eat. Going from 168 to 163 in 4 days isn't healthy. I'm taking the calories ar... Read more
Depression and Hopelessness (not really weight loss related)
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      6 comments

Still fighting with my jerkbrain, and I'm trying to keep myself busy so I don't get stuck in my head again. Writing helps, even anonymously... maybe especially anonymously, hence this blog. I've reached out to some friends. I'm taking a media br... Read more
Check out my sexy genes
Monday, April 04, 2016      8 comments

My boyfriend bought me a DNA test kit for Christmas because we are both giant nerds and genetics are really cool. I'm working on a psych degree specifically because I find it fascinating how so many different factors come to play in order to mak... Read more
March Recap, April Goals
Thursday, March 31, 2016      3 comments

Starting weight: 173.8 March 31 weight: 168 Weight loss definitely slowed - some of it was dealing with my knee injury, the rest was an accumulation of school, life, and my old friend depression. This month was hard on me, and I'm glad to... Read more
Finally broke the 170's
Thursday, March 31, 2016      6 comments

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Sleep and Water - Feeling Better
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      1 comments

Last night I got my first real rest since daylight savings happened last week. I feel like the fog has been lifted from my brain today, and my energy levels are improved. I've been drinking tons of water as well because I noticed yesterday that ... Read more
Mar 21-27 Goals
Monday, March 21, 2016      1 comments

Similar to last week - I'm going to keep things pretty low key and focus on school. Fitness: -Kneehab 2x per day -Walk for 20 mins each day -Strength train 3x -Stretch every day -7500 steps per day Nutrition: -Keep... Read more
Mar 14-20 Recap
Monday, March 21, 2016      0 comments

Fitness: -Kneehab 2x day - Most days, I had some soreness in my quads and hamstrings that I didn't feel comfortable pushing past, so I took a break on Wednesday and Friday. -Walk every day for at least 15 minutes - Some days more, but not to... Read more
Boring Friday Update - Brought to you by: I want 3 sparkpoints
Friday, March 18, 2016      2 comments

The clip for my Misfit Flash broke yesterday and now I'm wearing the wristband until the replacement clips come in. It's going to take 3 weeks or more because Misfit doesn't seem to sell replacement Flash clips (only the Shine) and Amazon goes t... Read more
75 Day Restrospective
Thursday, March 17, 2016      6 comments

My 75 day spark streak is coming up tomorrow. Wow! It's been 10 weeks since I came back to Sparkpeople, time really does fly. In just over 2.5 months I've: -gone from couch potato to exercising every day. My endurance has really improved - ... Read more
Less Grumpy Today
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      2 comments

I'm doing better today, despite the fact that I didn't sleep well last night. I got a lot done yesterday - I finally put away my laundry and tidied up my bedroom and bathrooms. I spent a little bit of time studying for my English final. I d... Read more
Daylight Savings Can Suck It
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      7 comments

Slept in this morning. I hate daylight savings because I would have been on time for work if it weren't for the time change. I have sleep issues, and I've been on medication for years. It's not good for me. I'm probably addicted--at least psycho... Read more
Mar 14-20 Goals
Monday, March 14, 2016      8 comments

I'm going to scale it back a bit this week because I'm just feeling really tired and blah. I think setting targets that I may not be able to meet will only make me feel worse. So this week's theme is Low Bar Goals this week: Fitness: ... Read more
Mar 7-13 Recap
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Fitness: -Continue kneehab beginner exercises, 2x per day minimum - Yes. I'm getting stronger, I can feel it. My hamstrings are going to take a lot more work, and my glutes are weaker than they should be, but the difference between now and ... Read more
Pre and post workout
Saturday, March 12, 2016      4 comments

Getting ready to work it. So poised. Much coiffed. Very clean. 1 hour of grunting. So sweat. Much tangled. Very glow. ... Read more

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