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Day 17 - Pushing through!
Monday, February 25, 2013      10 comments

I woke up feeling somewhat better... I don't have a fever, but my throat and nasal symptoms persist. Since my symptoms were all from the neck up, I figured it would be safe to do my run after all! This is a huge deal for me; there was a t... Read more
Day 16 - Sick... food prep for the week
Sunday, February 24, 2013      6 comments

This is unfortunate. I want to lose 3.7 lb this week, and I was planning to run Sun/Tue/Thurs, but I just cannot do it today. I woke up this morning with a sore throat, fever, congestion, sneezing.. the whole thing. I hope the fever breaks by to... Read more
Day 15 - Week 2 Weigh-In
Saturday, February 23, 2013      6 comments

Week 2: --------------- Weight: 363.4 lbs Lost: 2.2 Cardio Min: 77 (two walk/runs and a walk) Strength Min: 30 Flexibility Min: 60 Totals: --------------- Weight Lost: 55.6 lb Weight Lost Since Feb 9: 8.4 lb ... Read more
Day 12 - In which I outline my nutrition plan
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      13 comments

I ran again today and it was glorious ~ My new running shoes made things much easier on my feet and hips (Asics Gel Pulse 4)... I feel so good and pain-free! I'm so happy I finally found a pair with good support all over, but not too much arch s... Read more
Day 7 - Week 1 Weigh-In
Friday, February 15, 2013      9 comments

I had an eating disaster last night, but I made up with it with better choices and more cardio, putting my totals for the week.... Week 1: --------------- Weight: 365.6 lbs Lost: 6.2 Cardio Min: 77 (did three walk/runs) Strength M... Read more
Day 4 - Running!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      8 comments

Great day! I got my first real interval running session in since... well, in months! Yeah.. It felt really, really good. I didn't push too hard and I took frequent walking breaks, always making sure I could still hold on a conversation without g... Read more
Day 2 - Indian Butternut Squash Lentil Curry
Sunday, February 10, 2013      10 comments

I made a delicious vegan curry today which I am quite proud of... check it out: Indian Butternut Squash Lentil Curry Recipe: http://recipes.sparkpeop
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Day 1 - Rearranged furniture to rearrange my mind
Saturday, February 09, 2013      13 comments

I feel like this is the start of a new phase of my journey. I have a goal of losing 100 lb in one year, so this will be my official start date. As of right now, I have lost over 50 lb and maintained it for over a year. Now it is time to recommit... Read more
What's up with January? Recommitting!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      10 comments

Long story short: I had a setback and a gain. January was bad for me. It has /always/been bad for me... every January it seems I gain no matter how good my intentions. Luckily, February is here, and this week we are getting out of the deep ... Read more
Hello 2013
Saturday, January 05, 2013      14 comments

I am back: Back on Spark, back from visiting family, back from avoiding dealing with my emotions, and back settled into my apartment, ready to make some progress and reverse some of the holiday gain that I know I have experienced over the last f... Read more
Where'd I go?
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      19 comments

I just realized that I sort of stopped my goal tracking and disappeared from the Sparkiverse. Here's why... I've had a lot on my mind lately. First, my engagement is off and we broke up. Which sucks, but is probably for the best. Also, my brothe... Read more
Weekly Goal Tracking (Week 11 of 12)
Friday, December 14, 2012      8 comments

[_] Walk #1 (1.5 miles and stretch) [_] Walk #2 (1.5 miles and stretch) [_] Walk #3 (1.5 miles and stretch) [_] Run/Walk (1 mile speed intervals and stretch) [_] Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred [_] Yoga [_] Tai Chi [_] ... Read more
2013 Weight Goals
Friday, December 14, 2012      10 comments

Highest Weight: 419 Current Weight: 357 (about 60lb lost + 15% of starting weight) 2013 Goals: ------------------ Jan 14th: 349 - 70lb lost (total) Feb 14th: 341 Mar 14th: 333 - 20% of starting weight Apr 14th: 325 - Lowest we... Read more
Dare to Dream
Monday, December 10, 2012      14 comments

I'm giving myself permission to dream big. No more fear of failure. No more underestimating my potential. No more visceral attachments to food. No more compromising the big picture for the little details. No more self-degradation, and, necessari... Read more
Weekly Goal Tracking (Week 10 of 12)
Sunday, December 09, 2012      4 comments

[x] Walk #1 (1.5 miles and stretch) - Sunday [x] Walk #2 (1.5 miles and stretch) - Tuesday [x] Walk #3 (1.5 miles and stretch) - Saturday [x] Run/Walk (1 mile speed intervals and stretch) - Thursday [x] Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred - Mo... Read more

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