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Urge to spin... but I should probably rest.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      4 comments

This week has been amazing for me so far. --------------------------- Sunday - running and upper body str training Monday - rest/walking Tuesday - running and lower/core str trianing Today - rest/walking (I walked around Sam's c... Read more
So close to weight goal #2!
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      9 comments

Well, I am officially BACK ON TRACK (w00t) and feeling my spark burning brightly as ever. I weighed in at 384 today, which means I am only 2 lbs away from Goal#2: 382 lbs. I am going to make it this week! I'm sick of looking at this goal (I... Read more
This is why I am not aiming for a specific weight goal
Monday, November 28, 2011      12 comments

The problem: Sparkpeople has a BMI calculator, as most health/wellness sites do. It doesn't take into consideration body composition -- meaning that muscular people with very little body fat are considered "obese." Nor is the "normal weight... Read more
Procrastination Intervention, part 1
Sunday, November 27, 2011      12 comments

I am battling my thought patterns. Brief History: I recognized that procrastination was a problem in my life a few blog posts ago, and instead of continuing to delude myself into feeling like some super-human entity for being -good- at wait... Read more
Saturday, November 26, 2011      8 comments

The only thing worse than dealing with Thanksgiving is dealing with the leftovers (the 1 exception being turkey... it's nice and healthy). I would have been perfectly content cooking a healthy meal at home with my bf, or cooking for my fam... Read more
Dear Last Bite...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      12 comments

Dear Last Bite (of a vegetable samosa and 1/2 cup mango lassie), I am not eating you. No, it is not because you are not delicious... actually, you are some of my favorite food; and despite being partially-fried, you have lots of fregg... Read more
Spooky Turkey Challenge Results / Thanksgiving Trot
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      9 comments

Well.. I did not quite make it to my goal of 382... Starting Weight (10/3): 393.2 lbs Wk7 Weight (11/21): 385 lbs Total Weight lost: 8.2 lbs I count this a win... I will take the inches and blame the weight on muscle. And I DID... Read more
Hopeful but Funkified
Saturday, November 19, 2011      12 comments

Thanks, Brenda, for posting this and reminding me. I will keep telling this to myself, and I will try to remain positive. I am just going through the motions thi... Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2011      6 comments

Making lists is therapeutic. First, someone suggested I do this to help deal with my anxiety: My top 10 Stressors ------------------------- 1. School - going to it, not procrastinating in it. My 14 Japanese sessions over the next 3 week... Read more
confessions of a chronic procrastinator
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      7 comments

First a caveat: I understand the behavior I am about to describe is unhealthy and borderline insane. This is the feeling I live for. What an incredible high. I just aced two midterms (think I actually got 100% on at least one), after skippi... Read more
Taking a short study break to blog...
Monday, November 14, 2011      7 comments

First of all, I am feeling a lot better today about my gain. 99% sure it was muscle, so I just need to be more careful about how much str training I do each week. It was really funny when I explained my high-intensity str training routine t... Read more
STC week 6
Sunday, November 13, 2011      1 comments

Spooky Turkey Challenge Goals (10/03-11/21): -To get to 382 lbs (5% lost) -To alter my eating habits so that I only have 1 cheat day per week -To be consistent in my high-intensity interval training and strength training -To be able to f... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2011      11 comments

The title pretty sums up how I feel today. Accidentally fell asleep without the mask last night and got basically no rest at all (feel like I didn't even sleep, though I did for like 8 hours). Scale says I gained 1 lb since yesterday even though... Read more
HIIT / C25k dilemma
Saturday, November 12, 2011      4 comments

I just finished week 3 of C25k run/walk program and I took a look at week 4...... it is a LOT of running, 3 and 5 min intervals, repeated for a total of 16 min running and 15 walking. Week 5 and upwards are even more running and less walking. ... Read more
Feeling better.. intensifying November Goals
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      8 comments

Just wanted to let everyone know that I had a good workout and got most of that negative energy out of my system.... things can be accomplished if I set my mind to it, so I will set my mind to it and see how far I can go. Those who know me ... Read more

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