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rethinking exersise
Thursday, March 31, 2011      3 comments

Has anyone read Alicia Silverstone's The Kind Diet? Well, I highly recommend it. The recipes are fantastic. She takes clean eating vegan approach to weight loss, which I love. Her approach to exercise is fairly different. Personally I've a... Read more
Roommate troubles!
Friday, January 14, 2011      3 comments

So my boyfriend just moved in with me last night. I am excited to be living with him, but at the same time I am so worried about gaining weight! He has horrible eating habits, and eats mostly junk food. I know he has the right to eat what he wan... Read more
Sunday, January 09, 2011      0 comments

SO I just stepped on the scale to see that I am at an all time high of 165! I step off, and at that exact moment my boyfriend who was in the room at the time looks over and sees my weight! I was horrified! He gave me a kiss and and hug and ... Read more
Back again, but this time with no regrets
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

It has been almost three months since I have seriously sparked. I've also gained about 15 pounds in that time. This tells me that Sparkpeople DOES WORK, but it takes dedication and time. I am ready to jump back in. In addition on logging m... Read more
Apology letter
Sunday, September 26, 2010      3 comments

Dear Sparkpeople, I want to apologize for being so MIA for the past few weeks. Sure, I've blogged/posted here and there. But I haven't been as dedicated to sparking as I should be. Sparkpeople has given me the motivation and support I've ne... Read more
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      1 comments

I tried a new fitness class called Bodycombat last night, has anyone heard of it? It was a mixture of martial arts, sculpting and cardio done to fast music. Overall I liked it. My instructor was not so great, but the class itself was fun. L... Read more
Friday, September 17, 2010      4 comments

SO I recently got metabolic testing done to determine how much I need to eat to continue to lose weight. I found out that I actually have a high metabolism and I need to eat MORE than I have been to keep losing weight! I need to eat about 1800 c... Read more
Ran a 5k :)
Sunday, September 12, 2010      2 comments

Ran my first official timed, 5k this morning, in the rain! It was a charity race. My time was terrible (40 minutes) but I am glad I stuck it out! I need advice from all you runners out there: how can I get my time down? I am on the C25... Read more
A skeptical vegan, any advice?
Friday, September 10, 2010      4 comments

Well for a couple weeks I've been debating going vegan... The benefits: Fat loss, feeling healthier, more conscious of my food choices The negatives: very difficult to be vegan in college, dairy substitutes are very expensive An... Read more
Baltimore blahs
Sunday, September 05, 2010      0 comments

So I am currently sitting on my hotel bed on the last night of LDW. I had a fantastic weekend in Baltimore and really enjoyed being with family and seeing the city. However, I am angry with myself for being so careless about what I ate. I knew I... Read more
vegan eating and feeling good
Thursday, September 02, 2010      1 comments

I am about 15 pounds down since getting serious about Sparkpeople! I run a few times a week, and do Turbo Jam, Zumba or other cardio the other days. I have never felt so in control of what I am eating. Just this week I have been trying some... Read more
New year, new temptations
Sunday, August 29, 2010      1 comments

Well, I am all moved in to my school apartment. I had a pretty good day food wise! Stayed within my calorie range. I have been doing well all summer, and I am so nervous about keeping it going! This is the time that could make me or break me, so... Read more
Plateau broken and food log!
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

I think I have officially broken through my plateau, the scale says that I have lost 2 pounds- only problem is- it is my parents scale, not the scale I use at my house to weigh myself regularly. I am hoping it is accurate, if so, I will be happy... Read more
An after picture!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      3 comments

10 pounds down, this is what I look like (I am on the left). I am just getting start, still have 15-20 left to go, but my friends and I have noticed some slight improvements! Now just to get past this plateau... ... Read more
Eat Pray Love
Saturday, August 14, 2010      5 comments

I just got out Eat Pray love starring Julia Roberts. I read the "eat" part of the book and loved it, so I decided to see the movie (alone). It was an absolutely beautiful film! As graduation from college draws closer every day, the realiza... Read more

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