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[day 7, 8, 9, 10] back injury and hanging off the wagon
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      3 comments

I hurt my back on Sunday quite badly. I have no idea what I did to cause the injury, but the doctor told me yesterday that I have "acute lumbar strain." I have a referral to a PT and got a massage last night. I will see a chiropractor on Friday.... Read more
[day 6] quick check in with food pics
Saturday, February 01, 2014      3 comments

My husband needs the computer so I have to make this quick tonight. I feel good today. I felt good ALL day. Not just physically, but emotionally. It's been a long time since I've been able to say that. Fruits and veggies aren't just healing my b... Read more
[day 5] lipid profile results; i won the war against chocolate
Saturday, February 01, 2014      2 comments

Breakfast was a quart of cherry-pineapple-spinach-OJ smoothie. We went shopping at Whole Foods on our way home from the YMCA (30 mins on the elliptical) to grab a lot ($1... Read more
[day 4] going semi-public with veganism
Friday, January 31, 2014      2 comments

Breakfast today was another cherry-pineapple-almond milk smoothie, only difference was I added a couple huge handfuls of spinach. It ended up being a full quart, which is my goal amount! I though it would take longer to work back up to that. I d... Read more
[day 3] a SIGN that I am on the right path
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      4 comments

Breakfast was a cherry pineapple smoothie. I bought some spinach tonight and will add that to the mix tomorrow. Lunch was another humongous salad, but today I mashed half o... Read more
[day 2] first serious temptation; those little victories add up!!
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      5 comments

Today I was supposed to have served jury duty but they ended up not needing my group and so I didn't have to go! Since I had no plans for the day, and since my kids (2 boys, almost-4-years and 20-months) are still a little sick, we lazed around ... Read more
[day 1] bye-bye food addiction; back to what i know works!
Monday, January 27, 2014      1 comments

i never thought this would be me. i never thought i would live this way again. but the past is the past, and today is a new day. or, this afternoon is a new start . . . i ate a lot of cookies, candy, sugar, and processed foods this morning.... Read more
it's been over a YEAR!
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

In the past 15 months since I last blogged, my family moved cross-country, I met my goal weight, I trained for and ran a half-marathon, and I got pregnant again. I now find myself just weeks before delivery weighing almost as much as I did at my... Read more
back to basics: using the calorie tracker
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

i'm finding myself swinging back and forth between 'diet perfection' and total gluttony. i started a cleanse about a week ago, but after the first few days of 'perfect' i totally went off the deep end. i'm really struggling to find a balance wit... Read more
exercise sabbatical OVER
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

so i got in that blasted car accident in december and haven't been able to do much since, but i've started exercising again as of TODAY (exercising = more than walking) and i feel SOOO GOOD! it was awful not being able to while it lasted, becaus... Read more
new blog!!
Monday, February 07, 2011      0 comments

i'm SO SORRY i've been missing for the last bit on sparkpeople. i've been busy setting up a new blog (www.yogaandpencilskirts.blogs
pot.com) and taking care of my sick little boy. btw, his first birthday is tomorrow! i can hardly believe it. ... Read more
big huge awesome life dreams!! i think i've found mine!!
Thursday, January 06, 2011      10 comments

i was just talking to my sister and telling her about some things that i think would be really really cool to accomplish. i would love to become any of the following: spin instructor yoga instructor nutritional counselor personal trai... Read more
i walked 3.62 miles today
Thursday, January 06, 2011      4 comments

so i posted yesterday that my chiropractor said no exercise besides walking and yoga for the next few weeks, or until we get my back/neck/shoulders back to doing what they're supposed to be doing. thank you guys SO MUCH for your sweet comments! ... Read more
doctor's orders: only non-strenuous exercise (boo!)
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      6 comments

i deleted my car accident post for legal reasons (i'll probably repost it when the claim is settled), but i'm seeing a chiropractor to help with the pain from my injuries. today he told me that he didn't want me to do any exercise more strenuous... Read more
2011 inspiration/vision board (pics included)
Sunday, January 02, 2011      9 comments

i really believe in affirmations and in putting your goals on paper, right in front of your face. reading health & fitness books, logging into sparkpeople, seeing pictures and re-reading my goals -- all of these things help me to stay focused on... Read more

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