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Hi! I am a theoretical mathematician who just graduated from the Ph.D. program at the University of Michigan and followed my boyfriend (also an alum of the same program) to St. Louis. I am still getting used to the city while trying to define a career path outside of academia (read: still looking for employment!).

SP is helping me to lead a healthy(-ish) lifestyle while making new friends with like-minded goals. :) This includes preparing more meals from scratch and making sure I ...
Hi! I am a theoretical mathematician who just graduated from the Ph.D. program at the University of Michigan and followed my boyfriend (also an alum of the same program) to St. Louis. I am still getting used to the city while trying to define a career path outside of academia (read: still looking for employment!).

SP is helping me to lead a healthy(-ish) lifestyle while making new friends with like-minded goals. :) This includes preparing more meals from scratch and making sure I am getting enough vitamins and nutrients from food sources, rather than a multivitamin. I am also a recreational runner (usually only short distances of 1-3 miles, 3-5x per week).

I have an appreciation for almost all kinds of food (fast food and healthy food alike) and find that moderation works for me. The only foods I tend to avoid are ones that contain unnatural sources of trans fats (partially hydrogenated oils), but I would like to eat more fresh fruits & veggies and less meat while keeping my daily protein intake above 60 grams.

Average intake: 1700-1925 cal/day (less active) or 2000-2200 cal/day (more active)
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Member Since: 1/24/2009

SparkPoints: 128,522

Fitness Minutes: 96,821

My Goals:
- Maintain an active lifestyle by walking/biking/running whenever possible.
- Drink more water (8 glasses/day).
- Get at least 7 hours of sleep a night.
- Run an official 5K in less than 30 minutes. (DONE!)
- Increase strength with regular resistance training (circuits).

My Program:
- Increase daily consumption of fruits and veggies. (5-9 servings/day) Less emphasis on meat.
- Whole grains whenever possible. Minimize intake of refined/processed foods.
- Drink 6 to 10 glasses of water a day.
- Walk/jog/bike for workouts, primarily.
- Strength training 2 or 3 days a week. (I'm really bad about this...)

Other Information:
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- 5K in 30:14 (05/28/12)
- 5K in 24:37 (05/05/13)
- 5K in 24:09 (05/04/14)

(Unofficial)
- 5K in 28:44 (03/23/13)
- 5K in 26:03 (03/28/13)
- 5K in 24:40 (04/11/13)
- 5K in 24:38 (04/12/13)
- 5K in 24:23 (04/13/13)
- 5K in 24:53 (11/16/13)
- 1-mi 6:49 (04/01/13)
- 2-mi 14:25 (04/01/13)

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GODSCHILD2_2011
9/13/2014 8:10:58 PM

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I'm just stopping by to check in on you. I hope you're e having a great weekend.


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IRP1114
9/12/2014 12:47:30 PM

Hi! Thank you for the thoughtful comments on my blog. I think David is doing okay. Especially for the type of person he is. Usually very shy. But having his closest cousin already there has been super helpful. And yea I hope Cesar changes his mind too. For now I will let him think he has made up his mind about it. I am sure when he has the option open he will take it though. He has wanted to do it since Kindergarten lol!

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LIFE-FAITH
4/14/2014 3:56:00 PM

emoticon for the Birthday goodie.
Jean



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BONOLICIOUS2
3/28/2014 9:41:17 AM

omgggg your comment about crossfitters was hilarious, I lol'd for sure. When my friend showed up, she IMMEDIATELY started in on it. I was like... please, stop, now.

Overall it just bothers me when people push THEIR fitness stuff on you. I mean - I joined spark so I expect it on here a bit. But in my living room at 10pm? Please. I am tired and in my sweats and I don't care about your box jumps or lifts or whatever. Or on facebook ALL OF THE TIME.

Anyways, thanks for the chuckle. Hope all is well on your side?!



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LIFE-FAITH
2/18/2014 6:34:25 PM

emoticon for stopping by my blog and for your kind thoughts and prayers.
Jean



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