Luxurious Day and stress day five
Thursday, July 21, 2011      1 comments

Stress Day Five: -None. It was a most luxurious day. Slept in, read my book about garbage, did a full body toning workout, ate a little too much but enjoyed it immensely, listened to really good new music, read some more. I cherish these... Read more
Unusual Sources of Motivation (Plus Stress Day Four)
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      1 comments

Stress Day Four: -I don't think I had ANY stress today. It's not completely over, but I have things under control and haven't felt any of the tell-tale signs of clenched fists, increased heartbeat or furrowed brow that usually accompanies stre... Read more
Stress Busting Day 3, plus hurdle overcome!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      1 comments

Stress Day Three: -Thankfully, very low stress. I got a little anxious thinking about my study abroad dates/flights/times/arrangemen
ts today, but that's way off in December. Just needed to look it up and think about it so mom could make ho... Read more
Stress Busting Day 2, plus fun stuff
Monday, July 18, 2011      3 comments

Stress Day Two: - This dumb speeding ticket I got. I'm mostly angry at myself for being stupid enough to get it, but now I have to remember to go to court and be polite and follow all the steps. It's my first ticket ever and I'm pretty nervous... Read more
Starting the Stress Busting Challenge!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      1 comments

I decided to join the stress busting challenge, and one of the steps is to keep a "stress journal". I figured I'd include a stress segment in my daily blog entry for these four weeks. We'll see how I do. Stress Day One: - I don't like m... Read more
Awesome food but struggling with HUNGER
Saturday, July 16, 2011      3 comments

Man, I'm hungry all the time. When you cut calories way back after years of eating almost twice that, you're stomach doesn't let you forget it! Gurgling, growling, and sharp pains are what great me about 2 hours after eating most of my meals. My... Read more
Positive Steps I've Already Made
Friday, July 15, 2011      4 comments

This afternoon I decided to make a list of the positive and healthy things I do for my body ALREADY, instead of focusing strictly on what I can improve in the future. 1) I don't drink soda. In fact, I've never had a whole glass/can/bottle ... Read more
Over calorie limit - lessons learned?
Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

Spark-wise, yesterday was pretty ok. I did a killer arm weight-lifting workout that has left me sore this morning. I went over my calorie goals for the day, but I was conscious of the fact and let it happen. I didn't binge or eat mindlessly - I ... Read more
My Running Past...and Future?
Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

Let's begin with a simple fact: I hate running. I hate it. I think it's the most boring, tedious, uninteresting activity one can engage in. I get bored within four seconds. It's not like I haven't given it a good shot. I was homsecho... Read more
Feeling the HEAT
Thursday, July 14, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday was hot. Skin melting-ly, bone crushingly, mood ruining-ly hot. I'm thankful everyday of the year that I have central heat and air conditioning, but yesterday I was a little extra thankful! I had lunch at a local vegetarian restau... Read more
Pizza Parties and Roller Skating
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday's Analysis (YA): Success! Food: I stayed within my calorie limit (which is *very* hard for me to do) EVEN THOUGH I attended a neighborhood pizza party/campaign event for a gentleman running for city council. I got to ask him some qu... Read more
The Beginning
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      4 comments

The words "the beginning" make me think of the deep robotic voice at the end of some Black Eyed Peas song. BUT that has nothing to do with why I'm here. I'm here because I'd like to lose weight. I really like myself - my personality,... Read more

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