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cultivating & learning to love myself

February 28, 2014. In the past two years I've stayed about the same, gone up and down some but haven't made any lasting changes. I'm putting back into practice the healthy habits I know I have... that sometimes I just get lazy about practicing. I'm happy to have Sparkpeople to connect me to people and topics that help to inspire me when I need it! Hopefully, I'll be able to give back too!

April 2, 2012. I'd been away for almost a month (in Mexico, working) and when I signed on ...
February 28, 2014. In the past two years I've stayed about the same, gone up and down some but haven't made any lasting changes. I'm putting back into practice the healthy habits I know I have... that sometimes I just get lazy about practicing. I'm happy to have Sparkpeople to connect me to people and topics that help to inspire me when I need it! Hopefully, I'll be able to give back too!

April 2, 2012. I'd been away for almost a month (in Mexico, working) and when I signed on today I was pleased to see that in three months I've managed to trim 10 pounds. I know it's not a fast loss at all, but what makes me feel satisfied is that I have tried to make this change and it is working out in a real way.

June 27, 2011
We all know life happens! Mine has been happening lately and when I don`t intend, I lose weight and when I try to maintain I gain it back. I am using sparkpeople to help me remember how to balance and be healthy. Thank you all for the wonderful support on here, I hope I can provide the same for you!

Welcome 2011. When will I learn? Ideally, I know how to eat properly and in the proper portions and I'll do that for a while and then just rebel against myself. I like the layout of sparkpeople but have found myself suddenly not listening to my body's needs because I need to eat x=# grams of protein each day... So... I'm going to be a little loose with my ranges, at least for now, and just make sure I'm feeling healthy and energetic.

I'm starting 2011 quite a bit heavier than I just was... 155... and though I have doubts about how real my weight was yesterday, I'm going to use it and go from here. Last year my goal was to trim down to 130 pounds and this may be my long term goal, but for now I'm aiming for 140 sometime between Valentine's Day and March 1.

My goals, both weight/health and other, for 2011 include:
1. finish my dissertation!
2. NO cookies! Unless I run a half marathon so... why don't I aim to FINALLY run a half marathon this year! (It was a goal a few years ago but I hurt my back, not running related.)
3. do not date or waste my time and energy on people who really aren't worth it for me
4. find and cultivate peace with myself in all aspects
5.no more than 1 latte per week! (more financial reason)
6. budget wisely! Do not spend all my money at anthropologie!!
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Member Since: 10/28/2006

SparkPoints: 71,662

Fitness Minutes: 75,007

My Goals:
FEEL GOOD IN MY SKIN!
stop JUDGING myself!



My Program:
Follow sparkpeople's recommended calorie intake and use the recipe library to find at least one new recipe per month.

ZUMBA 2-3x per week!

WALK! Wherever I can

DANCE when the mood hits me!

Laugh, love, and smile.

Limit refined sugars.
Limit alcohol consumption.
Limit meat consumption.
Eat as many vegetables as possible!

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I recently finished my PhD and am looking for a job. Ideally, I'll help to make the world a better place!

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JIMMY1991
2/11/2016 10:48:53 AM

I'm here for ya, if you got any questions :)



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FITGIRL15
1/13/2016 10:24:09 AM

Have a great day, Jennifer!!! See you in my last class for 2 weeks (tearssssss) tonight!!! Let's BRING the heat!

Song requests to make that happen? Pa'L Piso! Chiki! Konsey! My new merengue???? Ohhhhhhh yeahhhh! (It's called Nueva York, Nueva York by Oro Solido... check it out!) emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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FITGIRL15
9/29/2015 5:16:05 PM

Yup, the weekend was extremely disappointing. I couldn't believe those people!!! Sadly, I do not have any desire to invite them to any party or anything pertaining to Joe and I getting married!

Oh well... C'est la vie! It's not like I currently see them much as it is... now I just have no desire to ever see them again! emoticon



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FITGIRL15
5/27/2015 12:29:07 PM

You can actually BUY egg whites by the carton! No egg yokes to worry about! I'm sure you can also buy the yokes by the carton too! lol

I actually eat the whole egg when I eat eggs (unless I'm using egg whites from a carton, for recipes like this!) I'm not your girl for ideas of what to do with egg yokes... maybe make a hair treatment? LOL
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There are also a lot of great recipes on how to make tasty deserts on the Atkins diet! I know, I used to follow it! Worth a peak :)



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TACONES
9/4/2013 12:04:45 PM

emoticon for the encouragement on my blog. emoticon emoticon



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