It's December already?!! Well, you know what that means... monthly goals!
Before we do that, let's review how I did with last month's goals...
-To not weigh in
-To measure weekly (every Monday)
-To strength train regularly
-To ex... Read more
Exposed, raw emotions.
Tonight I hung out with a newer friend and he was in my room for the first time. In my room, I have my race bibs hung up on one wall and my motivational board and calendar with my current and goals weights on the other. Tonight he looked at my w... Read more
Sparker of the Week: Me?
Today I am crabby. Yup, that is it! I am stressed out about my schedule not working out with the YMCA. I REALLY want to work there but... I just need her to work with me for the next three weeks. Three weeks! Tomorrow, I start training and I hop... Read more
Frustrated about the job... (and I haven't even had my first day)!
In my last blog, many of you inquired that you wanted to be updated on my new job. I start on Tuesday. And, I am already having problems with the hours the "boss" wants to schedule me. ... Read more
The New Job!
One last blog before vacation? I think so!
My big news of the day is I have a new job. She called me this morning and offered the job to be... via voicemail. I was sleeping. Hopefully, tomorrow we will be able to connect and make it offici... Read more
I am NOT an elliptical trainer!
It has been nearly TWO years since I have changed to a healthier lifestyle. During most of this time, I have alternated between working out the elliptical trainer and walking (which is now turning into running).
After I graduate college an... Read more
The Plan.. for Thanksgiving!
It has been awhile since I have blogged... like seven days! That is a long time for me considering I have blogged twice! I thought I'd write a quick blog to tell you I am still around.. just quieter, I guess.. and some other updates my life.
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Sparkpeople Poll Reflection
Recently Sparkpeople had a poll asking if you current or have worked out with a buddy in the past. I took the poll and answered that I have buddy. Over the next day or so, I gave this some thought.
In the beginning, I worked out with my fr... Read more
Um.. thanks for the insult?
Today, I was chatting with an old friend, the same one that helped me start my weight loss, and he said this: "I heard u lost more weight and are looking better." I am trying to not let it bother me... but... it does. The part that really bother... Read more
Me? An expert?
A few weeks ago, I worked out with my friend and she basically had me be a personal trainer for her. I loved it. I loved knowing what to do and being the person that she trusted. It was great but I didn't think much of it.
Than, last night... Read more
In northern Wisconsin, sometimes the hunters do something called no-shave November. As you can guess, it is when they don't shave all month. I think they do this to stay warm when they are out hunting.. because it can get pretty cold out in Wisc... Read more
Rambling about judging people and group interactions.
I judge people. Basically, I judge people that used to judge me in High School. Is it right? No. Not at all. But, after years of teasing, I have found that I judge them. Who are they? They are the atheletes and jocks. Isn't that ironic? I am kin... Read more
What if I did not lose another single pound?
I'd be okay with it.
Could you be okay with not losing another pound?
Right now I am at 184. Yes, I am not the ideal "healthy". BUT.. I am healthier than I was two years ago. I am 75 l... Read more
My Trip (and an update).
I am sure some of you are wondering how my trip went. It went alright. Here are the highlights (good and bad) of the trip.
The sessions were awesome. My favorite one was watching the jump roping wizards. They did things that I didn't know ... Read more
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My BMI Stats (So far)
Today I read a few blogs about the idea of what the right weight is. Most people use the BMI Calculator to determine this even through research has shown it is fairly inaccurate. Anyhow, I decided to play around with the BMI calculator. Here are... Read more