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    ADARKARA   130,431
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My Weekend

Tuesday, May 03, 2016      16 comments

My weekend, for those who don't know, is Sunday and Monday. So I NEVER say TGIF because I always work Saturdays. And I don't hate Mondays either. Sunday morning I weighed in EXACTLY AT 165.0! Yay! Here's how I track and see my patterns, bt... Read more

Happy Monday! (video blog)

Monday, April 25, 2016      12 comments

The one where I describe my weekend. ... Read more

I Have Too Much Self Respect to Put Up With Your Bullsh*t

Friday, April 22, 2016      17 comments

I'm a very open, friendly person. I have no problems chatting with someone online if we have things in common. I don't hide who I am. I am who I represent myself to be. I started talking to someone I met in a Facebook group through Faceboo... Read more

Updating My Weight & Other Things

Tuesday, April 19, 2016      27 comments

When I first started here on SparkPeople my goal weight was 160 lbs. Once I got there, I added in strength training and exercise. I added muscle (and pounds) and lost inches. It took me a few months to figure out how to maintain, and my weight f... Read more


Friday, April 15, 2016      18 comments

How happy we are in life is often a matter of perspective. To say our pasts define us isn't exactly true: it's how we have dealt with events in our ... Read more

I Was Meant to be Sideways (video blog)

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      13 comments

I've tried 4 different ways to rotate this video. It isn't happening. I'm just posting it because I'm about to throw sh*t. (It's been 4 hours since I recorded this and my mood has TANKED, mostly due to this video not behaving itself, the f... Read more

Be Proud of Yourself

Monday, April 04, 2016      25 comments

Yeah, yeah, it's been a week since I've updated. It's not you, it's me. I'm still feeling overwhelmed with what I have on my plate. Today I have a kettlebell workout, a haircut and counseling, and somehow in between those I need to cram in some ... Read more

I'm a STRESS eater not an EMOTIONAL eater (and yes, they're different)

Monday, March 28, 2016      20 comments

Last week I was super stressed, what with work, marriage counseling, off-Spark blogging, walking group, planning a cooking class to teach, etc. I was mentally drained. I'll own up to it: Friday night I had to stop at the grocery store to get my ... Read more

Quick Video Hello (video blog)

Friday, March 25, 2016      11 comments

Just saying hi!... Read more

So Tired

Saturday, March 19, 2016      19 comments

I've been awake since 4:30 am. I never sleep well during TOM, and I was extra crampy last night. Add to that the time change and I'm wiped out. There's nothing good on tv at 4:30 am, either. So here's an update: My workouts have been ... Read more

Taking a Socializing Time Out

Tuesday, March 08, 2016      14 comments

Wow. So I got back from my trip to my mom's yesterday afternoon. It was a nice weekend but I got ZERO alone time and my normal regimented schedule got thrown for a loop. It made me crabby. I like my schedule, I NEED my alone time, and i re... Read more

Sunshine is healthy

Tuesday, March 01, 2016      18 comments

So, in spite of my dramatic status update yesterday, counseling went well. I just cried a LOT. As in, couldn't stop. Our counselor is very Eastern-minded, so he had me do some breathing exercises to try to calm down. I just felt very vulnerable.... Read more

Reduce your Excuses (Build Your Home Gym on a Budget)

Saturday, February 27, 2016      15 comments

I wrote a quite detailed blog on A Measured Life today regarding building your own home gym on a budget. I've lost all my weight without paying a gym membership. You don't need to use the excuse of being too broke to get fit. Check it out ... Read more

Odd Day for Food

Tuesday, February 23, 2016      15 comments

My food intake yesterday was weird. I got up in the morning and ate my usual breakfast of a chicken sausage and two eggs, then we went to counseling. Coun... Read more

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