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Defeated Plateau! 16 lbs down!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      2 comments

So I have the answer for anyone who has hit a plateau. Well, that's a little arrogant, but I feel like I solved my own plateau, and I thought I'd share. I am trying to go down from 175 lbs to 125 lbs (5'5 F) in one year, from April 19 2014 - A... Read more
13 pounds down! Protein Shakes Saved Me.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      2 comments

Okay, I am at 161.9 today, or 13 pounds down from my original weight of 175 earlier this year on my birthday. I have been killing it in the gym. I am currently doing 3.8 miles in 42 minutes on the elliptical with intervals, and I carry 3... Read more
I was an ungrateful little sheisster
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      0 comments

If you had told me at my last blog post that I would be 15 pounds heavier than I was that day on Feb 19, 2013, I would have freaked out. 15 pounds. Ugh. Fortunately, I'm closer to my old weight than my new weight, and that's good.... Read more
How long are your Spark Streaks?
Friday, February 22, 2013      1 comments

So I'm a person who will go really hard, then get bored or busy and fizzle out of my goals. That's not to say that those couple of weeks I hit the gym hard, or stuck to a diet didn't help. But why did I stop? I was checking off my "Other ... Read more
Infographic on Smoking
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

Welp, I'm happy to say that I had 1 cigarette this morning, and I'm going straight to my boyfriend's house after this blog post. He HATES smoking, and so pleasing him is definitely a good motivation for quitting. The other day on one of ... Read more
What!?! Weight Gainnnnn..... Ermahgerd
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      5 comments

Guys! I can't believe this. Went to the gyno this morning and when they weighed me I was 161!!! My scale at home said I was 158 YESTERDAY but I guess it's just a scheitty scale. Derrrrmmmitttt. Okay, so that sets me back since my goal... Read more
If you had to choose 3 things on this list to eat, what would they be?
Monday, February 18, 2013      4 comments

www.wisegeek.com/what-do
es-200-calories-look-like.htm That is a list of what 200 calories looks like in various foods and candies. If you could only choose 3, knowing what you know about protein, fiber, and your ow... Read more
Go Tanning! Srsly.
Monday, February 18, 2013      2 comments

So... I don't know about you guys, but I am a pale lady. Typically, that is. My boyfriend is practically albino with red hair (I have it so bad for the gingers!), so when we first started dating, we looked like a pair of ghosts. Upon my ... Read more
2 pounds this week?
Monday, February 18, 2013      1 comments

I have just set a goal again with SparkPeople to lose 18 pound. I am 158 lbs as of last night, and I want to be 140 by April 18. That is my 7-month anniversary with Ben, my wonderful boyfriend, and the day before my 28th birthday. But fir... Read more
No Smoking Allowed :-/
Monday, February 18, 2013      0 comments

Today is my five-month "anniversary" with my boyfriend Ben. It has also been about 5 months, call it 4 and a half maybe, that he discovered I smoked once in awhile and asked me to quit. He has never been angry or impatient with me about it, bu... Read more
40 minutes = 500 cals or more!
Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

I have been really good about my running this past week! I moved this weekend from an apartment to a house, and I think I've needed a big change like this to motivate me to run more. So I've been on the treadmill really killing it, except ... Read more
People Are Noticing A Difference In Me!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      3 comments

Good news and bad news, but not that bad. THE GOOD NEWS Yesterday, a vender representative for my office whom I've not seen for about a month came by and asked me if I'd been losing weight! To which I joyously replied that I had! ... Read more
Patterns in My Diet: What Makes Me Eat Less
Monday, August 02, 2010      1 comments

So I've had about three whole weeks to really see how I've been eating: I've been victorious. I've felt strong. I've also felt disappointed or on the verge of failure. But looking at my roller coaster calorie tracker all in one place reall... Read more
Sudden Changes in Life
Thursday, July 29, 2010      3 comments

Welp, this summer is entering into its last month of blissful heat and less responsibilities. It affected me more than I realized this summer would have ever impacted me... AT THE END OF SPRING I was over 160 pounds, miserable with my ... Read more
Gained a Pound: It's like "Biggest Loser Week 2"
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      1 comments

Or it feels like it anyway. I've been 149 for the past 2 days and today. My goal is 147 by Friday. Oy. On the show "The Biggest Loser" the contestants lose like 15, 20, and sometimes upwards of or over 30 lbs. IN ONE WEEK. I mean, yeah, the... Read more

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