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Baby steps
Friday, October 30, 2015      4 comments

Still struggling to get to the gym but I am journaling consistently and I am tracking my food consistently. I've been pretty good at staying in my calorie range or slightly above so that's an improvement from where I was one week ago :) Hooray ... Read more
Facts on Meat Consumption & The Environment
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      2 comments

I recently became more concerned with the foods I am eating and began looking into a vegan diet. I'm very new to all of it and have tons to learn, but am eager to do so. I am currently testing it out and trying my best. At the moment, I am activ... Read more
Staying Positive in the Face of Adversity
Monday, July 04, 2011      2 comments

**NOTE: I actually wrote this on May 25, 2011, but I’m just now getting around to typing it out. ** During my journey thus far, I’ve learned that I have a large network of incredibly supportive people in my life. On the flip sid... Read more
Past, Present, and Future Goals
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      0 comments

Past: When I started my journey almost 5 months ago, I didn't think I was going to make it as far as I have. I set out to lose 15 lbs, which I was concerned might be a lofty goal, and I also wanted to be able to run more than 5 miles in an hou... Read more
Reflections on My Workout Routine
Sunday, April 17, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday, and frankly the last couple weeks, I've been sort of stuck in a rut with my workout routine. I haven't been as consistent with my workouts as I once was. I'm in my 4th month of implementing lifestyle changes, so I expected there to co... Read more
Thankful for Friends
Saturday, April 16, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I told myself that I had to hit the gym Saturday and Sunday and hit it hard. I haven't been very consistent with my workouts this week and really need to regain focus. This morning I woke up and did so at an early enough time that I co... Read more