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Ready for 2012!
Saturday, December 31, 2011      4 comments

Medicine: I've found that Byetta has given me a huge energy boost over the last few days... I wonder if it is because it makes my body create more insulin. Like, if I didn't have enough insulin before, does having enough now make my body work be... Read more
Non-scale Victories: Blood Work
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      8 comments

YAY I got my endocrinologist appt in today because they had a cancellation. Now, for the first time in like half a year, I have a refilled prescription for Byetta and I cannot wait to see how it will affect my weight loss. I did gain 3 lbs ... Read more
New Year's Resolution
Monday, December 26, 2011      6 comments

Good stuff: Got my financial aid for next quarter... and I am out of debt on the credit card front (now I need to work on keeping it that way). Bad stuff: being home for Christmas(see last status update), my brother's sentencing (it's Thurs... Read more
December updated goals
Friday, December 23, 2011      6 comments

Unfortunately my sickness really put a damper on December. I was in bed for a week and unable to exercise for as many days. In terms of making my December weight-loss goal (the 12 lbs of Christmas), I will be unable to do it now but I am not fee... Read more
Milk and Insulin Resistance
Sunday, December 18, 2011      6 comments

Ohhh em gee I am finally over that terrible flu. Now I am back to working out and hoping to make some shifts in my diet (now that I can actually eat again). The stuff I found -------------------- I have read several studies recently tha... Read more
I know I disappeared for a few days but I am back!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      12 comments

The reason for the disappearance has been a surprise anniversary in-town getaway with my amazing boyfriend. Our hotel room had a private freaking hot tub! It was... Read more
First session with personal trainer
Friday, December 09, 2011      12 comments

Today I had my first session with my personal trainer, Brian. He conditions athletes (mostly for soccer) and he has a bachelor's degree in the field of physiology/personal training. He was soooo helpful! First, he told me I was basically do... Read more
Ohmygosh--where'd my belly go?! I have a waistline!!!
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      8 comments

I have been feeling down and out the past 3 or 4 days (ToM making me bloated, having terrible cramps and muscle pain). Despite this, I have been working out.. although really just going through the motions out of habit and not enjoying myself. F... Read more
Sunday food (day 4/4)
Sunday, December 04, 2011      9 comments

I was STARVING today from not eating enough yesterday, haha. INDIAN FOOD FEAST! ****************** Breakfast ****************** 2 eggs, spinach, shallots, smart balance, and laughing cow cheese. a banana, orange juice, and 1 slice ... Read more
December Goals
Sunday, December 04, 2011      10 comments

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Saturday Food Pics (3/4)
Saturday, December 03, 2011      6 comments

*********************** Breakfast *********************** 1 cup orange juice, 1 banana, and 1 cup 2% milk with 1 scoop chocolate whey powder ... Read more
Friday food pics (day 2/4)
Saturday, December 03, 2011      7 comments

Part of the weekend challenge is blogging pics of everything we eat. Today I was busy writing a paper, so I did cheat a little and ordered pizza. I did not binge, though, and stayed in my calories. I also ate well the rest of the day, so I am ... Read more
Thursday food pics (weekend challenge day 1/4)
Thursday, December 01, 2011      9 comments

This weekend part our Shrinking Pumpkins challenge is to blog pics of everything we eat. Here we go!!! *************************** Breakfast: *************************** Orange juice (6 oz) Water (12 oz) ... Read more
Old pics that I forgot to post, and my new caffeine station
Thursday, December 01, 2011      6 comments

I found these on my ipod touch.. they are too good NOT to post. I think I took them at the end of October. I was hiking by my gym at dusk. (my gym lit up like a pretty C... Read more
November measurements / reflections
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      6 comments

It's been about 4 months since I started my second round of sparkpeople in earnest ..and I am down 21 lbs. I've wasted a lot of time and emotions regretting how slow my weight-loss has been.. but look at that. Average: 5.25 lbs each month. ... Read more

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