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Diary of a Second Time Mom

Hi everybody! Iím Kim. Iíve been on Spark on and off since 2007. When I started Spark I was about to get married and was working with a personal trainer who mentioned it as a good site for tracking nutrition. I started here just tracking food, which Iím still terrible at, but Iíve stayed here through my journey to 30 and throughout my recent pregnancy. Then, in April 2013, I kind of fell off the Spark wagon. Iíve mostly maintained my mindset but I had a rough year where a lot of things got put ...
Hi everybody! Iím Kim. Iíve been on Spark on and off since 2007. When I started Spark I was about to get married and was working with a personal trainer who mentioned it as a good site for tracking nutrition. I started here just tracking food, which Iím still terrible at, but Iíve stayed here through my journey to 30 and throughout my recent pregnancy. Then, in April 2013, I kind of fell off the Spark wagon. Iíve mostly maintained my mindset but I had a rough year where a lot of things got put on the back burner including my healthy lifestyle.

Fast forward to today and Iím in a much better place. Iím back to working out regularly and trying to eat consciously. Iím somewhat of a second time mom if you will, trying to find a way to balance my life by giving importance to the things that matter the most to me now. I have C, my 14 (almost 15) year old daughter and L, my 1 year old daughter! Life is a lot different as a ďSecond Time MomĒ and Iím having to find new ways to incorporate health and fitness into this new world that revolves around a one year old. I donít have the luxury of working out whenever I feel like it or spending all the time I want on meal planning and grocery shopping. I am really focused on enjoying being a mom and making life revolve around that.

I started keeping a journal, Diary of a Second Time Mom (D2TM), a while back and I decided that the best way for me to get back on the wagon would be to start posting my journal entries here. Itís mostly everyday things that happen and thoughts that I have. Itís usually pretty dull but Iíve been trying to focus on highlights of each day; things that I know that Iíll forget but want to remember forever. I think Iíll be more likely to incorporate healthy habits in my days if Iím writing these entries here too though so Diary of a Second Time Mom is going public! Iíd love to take you all on this little ride through my new world! Iíd love to get your advice on parenting a high-schooler or a toddler and any tips/tricks you use to stay healthy with both!


I've got some go to sayings that I try to remember when I'm not feeling it all. My favorite is:

"A man who wants something will find a way, a man who doesn't will find an excuse." -- Stephen Dolley, Jr.

I have this written on a Post It and stuck on my monitor at work!! And I've found that it works in most situations. . . even ones not related to weight loss or healthy living.

Another that I find myself repeating time and time and time again is:

"Just do it." -- Nike

Have more true words ever been spoken?? I rest my case.

And finally, I saw this one on some wise Spark Person's page back when I re-started here on Spark and I've used against myself and I've used it on people in my life when they complain that it's "SOOOO hard"

"It's hard being overweight.
It's hard maintaining your weight.
And it's hard losing weight.
You just have to pick your hard."

I wish I could remember who's page I grabbed that from!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!

Here's the stats:
Height: 5'7"
SP Starting(over) Weight 7/1/14: 188.8
SP Goal Weight: 165.0

Rewards:
165 - Tattoo!!

Alright. . . that about sums it up. Hope you enjoyed and hope to see you around!!
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Member Since: 5/16/2007

SparkPoints: 23,239

Fitness Minutes: 41,056

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I am currently aiming to get in 40-60 minutes of cardio and/or ST a day. I workout over my lunch breaks to make sure this happens 5 days a week !! I mix it up with a little of everything but mainly it's running, dog walking and the stair machine and lots of free weights.

I'm terrible about tracking nutrition but I try my hardest. In general I try to make sure that I 1) eat when I'm hungry, 2) eat clean, 3) eat balanced. This doesn't always happen but it's what I've got!


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SEATTLESIMS
8/4/2014 12:43:08 PM

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"BEAUTIFUL PERSON AWARD"

You are the recipient of the Beautiful Person Award!!

Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 People who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!

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SUGIRL06
7/16/2014 6:04:29 PM

PS. I have my long runs for half marathon training planned to be done on Fridays when the hubs is at work!



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SUGIRL06
7/16/2014 6:04:01 PM

Not track?! Actually today was nice running without a partner and without music. It was also empty because of the rain. I liked just being by myself I think. I did have my watch on but I never really look at it anyway. I keep my heart rate monitor on so I know how hard I'm working so when I am running 14 minute miles but my HR is at 85%, I don't beat myself up for being slow! Haha. Maybe more alone, quiet runs are in order.
~Ang



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FRAN0426
7/10/2014 5:30:44 PM

Thanks fro stopping by and reading my blog about my burn, much appreciate
I bet your girls are growing up, seems like one day they are little and before long they will be grown up.



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6/30/2014 11:39:16 AM

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