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On to week 3!
Saturday, June 11, 2011      0 comments

This past week was a bit of a challenge. On Sunday I didn't do a good stretch before gardening and definitely had a sore back that night as well as the following day. Lesson definitely learned. I also did brutal on the nutrition front - had a t... Read more
Week 2 of being accountable!
Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

I survived week 1 of being accountable and mostly stayed on track. Here's a recap: emoticonSaturday May 28th... Read more
Time to be accountable
Saturday, May 28, 2011      0 comments

It's been a very long time since i've made a blog! I've been a committed user of Sparkpeople for a long time now but it's been in the background - reading some amazing blogs and getting inspired by all of you. Here's an update on me: ... Read more
Wedding Music Video
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      3 comments

We were very lucky to have my photographer's partner ask if he could tag along with her and take video footage of our wedding. He is getting into the videography business and wanted to use our footage as an example to show his potential clients.... Read more
Wedding Picture preview!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Our photographer sent us a preview of the wedding pictures! We are sooo happy with how they turned out.
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5k (or 7k?) and pregnancy?!
Monday, September 20, 2010      2 comments

Wow - first of all I can't believe how long it's been since I wrote a blog. My last blog was in February and I remember how happy I was to run 25 minutes straight. Since then lots has happened. I dropped down to 137 before my wedding. I did... Read more
C25k and new job
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

Lots has happened since my last entry although not so much on the weight loss front. I am currently 143 pounds - I have been this weight for several weeks. I have a feeling that it may have to do with not eating enough. I've recently increa... Read more
Ran 5 minutes straight!
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      7 comments

To many this may not seem like a large achievement. I have never been a runner. I remember when I was in highschool and used to take dance class 3-4 nights a week I still couldn't run and would do awful in fitness tests in gym class.... Read more
Half way there!
Friday, December 11, 2009      5 comments

I can't believe this - I have surpassed the halfway mark on my goal!! I am soooo proud of my self for changing my habits and taking care of myself. I happy to say I feel better - I'm not as tired after work each day, I can walk up the ... Read more
It fit!
Monday, November 09, 2009      3 comments

I tried on "the dress" this weekend and it did up! I was very excited. The people at David's Bridal were super nice. They helped me pick out a viel, hair piece and shoes and found a great dress for my mom. I'm sure glad I lost the 15 pounds... Read more
Nervous about the Dress
Saturday, October 31, 2009      1 comments

I live in Canada but I bought my wedding dress in the US since I don't live far away from the border and there was more options there. I ordered it in early July and was between sizes 16 and 18. The saleslady said she would order a 16 since it w... Read more
Me and the Pole
Saturday, September 19, 2009      1 comments

I wish I could say this entry is about some awesome pole exercise class I took that really made me feel confident. Unfortunately its not... Today after several years of not using my bike I convinced my fiance to take me for a ride on the bi... Read more
The 150s!
Sunday, September 13, 2009      4 comments

This morning and woke up and for the first time in over a year and a half I weighed in the 150s!!! For years I have fluctated between 170-165 and felt like 150 was just not going to happen even though throughout highschool and the first part of ... Read more
Saturday, August 29, 2009      0 comments

After having a successful first week and a half on Spark people (I lost 2.5 inches off my waist!!) I was very nervous to travel out of town for work.... I knew ahead of time that there would be numerous buffets with hundreds of temptations... Read more