MARIOFAN
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Freshman 15 on a 35 year old junior?
Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

I'm only taking one class, but the stress is really affecting my diet. The class itself isn't that stressful. It's merely the straw that broke the camel's back. I have all this other stress in my life (mainly from trying to deal with my M.S.), s... Read more
Need to exercise earlier in the day.
Monday, August 29, 2011      0 comments

I am not a morning person, but maybe I need to be. I used to exercise at night but since I am getting my kids to bed earlier, I need to be quiet while they are falling asleep. So I have been missing workouts. At least I've noticed a pattern. Le... Read more
Too much stress sent me back to some old habits.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      2 comments

At the end of October my Grandma died. She was a skinny health nut most of her life. She died from alzheimers. I personally think she gave up on life after losing her son (my Uncle) in January of 2010. He fell through the ice while ice fishing. ... Read more
Gained 8 pounds in 3 weeks.
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

I actually dipped below 200. It was so exciting, but I did it by starving. Then things got really stressful at school and I studied so hard I left no time for exercising. I put on 8 pounds mostly in my gut and face. Tomorrow I am starting ... Read more
February...The good, the bad, and the jiggly?
Saturday, February 27, 2010      0 comments

Ugh. I started the month off strong. ..and eventually blew it. I am not consistent and every time I try to re-lose the same four pounds, they get harder and harder to lose. A couple of places I went wrong this month. 1. I overdid it e... Read more
Tracking food the old fashioned way.
Saturday, February 06, 2010      3 comments

I exercise and the majority of the food that I have been eating is healthy. Still, I would have a daily treat and some of my portions have been too large. I haven't been gaining or losing (not counting a five pound flux since the holidays). ... Read more
Three bad days in a row, gotta get back to work!
Friday, January 22, 2010      3 comments

I fell in the stress trap. My uncle died last week. Wednesday was the showing and Thursday was his funeral. With all the stress and running around I fell off the wagon. Now I'm coming down with a cold which is going to make getting back on the w... Read more
Do you do anything to make sure you have enough energy for your workout?
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      1 comments

Hey all. Has this ever happened to you? I am eating very healthy. I am not tracking as strict as I should, but I feel I am eating enough (maybe a tiny bit over). I am exercising 5-6 days a week(30-60min/day) and yet the workouts are getting hard... Read more
back to school tomorrow & bootcamp weightloss
Sunday, January 10, 2010      2 comments

Tomorrow I start two classes, a geography class and a computer class. I like school but I am very concerned about my ability to spark, diet and exercise while at school. I didn't do well last semester, but this is my clean slate. Any advice on t... Read more
Sick and tired...
Monday, November 16, 2009      1 comments

I just wanted to let all my sparkfriends know I've been battling an infection that has left me feeling very sick. At one point, I went to the emergency room feeling like I was going to die. I'm still very sick, but I am doing a little bit better... Read more
Update...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

On Monday, September 28th, my father-in-law passed away. I hold on to my faith that we will see each other again. Until then, I shall just do my best to be the best person I can. Who can afford to waste a day, when none of our tomorrows are guar... Read more
A little less time for sparking right now...
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      3 comments

Hey friends. If you've noticed I've been a little less present these days, here is why: 1. My father-in-law has taken a turn for the worse. He was given 2 weeks to 2 months to live on July 29th. He is very ill and I think his time may be co... Read more
If falling off the wagon feels this bad, why did I let myself do it?
Friday, August 28, 2009      3 comments

This morning my face feels puffy. I am up two pounds. My stomach is still gurgly from eating the wrong things. I feel awful. Just two weeks ago, I was feeling so strong, but today I feel weak and my bad knee has been aching. What was the benefit... Read more
Thyroid or stress?
Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

Hey. I've been exercising hard, but I am taking in more calories than I am burning. This week the doctor reduced my levothyroxine from 250 to 200. I asked him if I should go to 225, but he wants me on 200 despite the fact that 200 was too low in... Read more
Not making the most of my calories
Friday, July 24, 2009      1 comments

I'm doing so much better, but there is room for improvement. I am staying in my calorie range, but I know I need to be eating healthier. I am feeling hungry tonight. I stayed in my calorie range, but I didn't really eat enough foods that are fil... Read more

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