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Small Goals
Thursday, May 02, 2013      3 comments

I have read what feels like a million articles about setting up rewards for hitting small goals when you are trying to lose weight. I know it is something that keeps you motivated because my larger goal is so far away but I still have never real... Read more
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      2 comments

I was looking at my ticker, which I almost never do, and I realized that at this moment I have lost 10% of my goal. 10%! That's progress! I usually only see the number of pounds lost and don't bother to look at how it correspond... Read more
Little Milestones
Monday, April 29, 2013      5 comments

So I have been back on SparkPeople for 2.5 months. Tracking and working out and trying my best to be healthy. I have increased my workouts to 5x a week. I am getting much better about staying within my calorie range, weekends included. Honestly,... Read more
New Challenges
Thursday, March 28, 2013      1 comments

It's been a long time since I blogged but here goes. I am a part of a fitness challenge this month with the goal of getting more fit (obviously) but also keeping my weight loss on track. I find that joining SparkPeople challenges helps me ... Read more
A Good Day
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      2 comments

I went out to a romantic dinner with my bf tonight to a restaurant I have been dying to go to. I picked my meal out online and put it in my tracker so I know I started in my calorie range. I also went to class today and worked out. I feel good!... Read more
Getting Motivated
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

This week I feel a little les than enthusiastic. Things have been really difficult at work and I find my ambivalence bleeding over into my workout and healthy eating. I wanted to check out a gym close to my house to see about their spinning clas... Read more
The Best Beer I Have Ever Had
Sunday, July 29, 2012      3 comments

I don't know about anyone else but I love beer. Not Miller Lite and Bud Light, though I will drink them, but complex and delicious craft brews. My bf took me to an AMAZING restaurant in Baltimore called 'Of Love and Regret' and I asked the... Read more
Over The Hump
Saturday, July 28, 2012      4 comments

So I finally stopped losing the same two pounds and gaining them back. I lost 3 pounds this week. Who would have thought the key would be eating more veggies? ... Read more
More veggies
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

It's what I need in my life! Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to get more veggies in my diet or any really good veggie recipes? I already do the following things to try and get my five - drink smoothies (would love more recipe... Read more
The Same Two Pounds
Sunday, July 22, 2012      4 comments

It seems by body is fighting me on getting past 184 pounds. I keep going up to 186 and then back down to 184. It has happened to me 3 times in the last month and a half. I am working out more and eating better and I don't know why I can't get ou... Read more
Finally Over!
Saturday, July 21, 2012      2 comments

I went to my classes this morning. It felt so good to get back in the swing of things.... Read more
Day Camp
Thursday, July 19, 2012      2 comments

This has been the longest week ever. I have never wanted Friday to come faster. I have been out in the 100+ degree heat with 75 boys ages 7-10 and it has been brutal. The boys are great but the heat is ridiculous. The one good thing has been tha... Read more
Our Midnight Snack
Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

My bf is slowly but surely starting to eat healthier with me. We were watching True Blood last night and we were both feeling like a snack. I walk into the kitchen and he ... Read more
Friday, July 13, 2012      2 comments

I was 15 minutes late for my class today which I hate! I jumped in and did two classes back to back like I usually do on Fridays. I feel really tired and sluggish though because I skipped lunch. And I feel like I did a million errands today. ... Read more
A Sad Day
Thursday, July 12, 2012      3 comments

I went to a funeral today. My bf's uncle died after being sick for many years. It's amazing how people come together in a time of loss. I got to meet some of his friends and family who he used to be close to and now because of age, distance and ... Read more

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