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ya brush your teeth - chh ch-chh-ch ch-ch ch-ch-ch
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      1 comments

I decided to try something new to help me from the late night snacks. I've taken to brushing my teeth after dinner. We'll see how it works out. I kind of fell off the food log wagon and I'm disappointed in myself, but I'm working on gettin... Read more
Serious Business and Big Improvements.
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

Look at those numbers! I'm so pleased with myself this week -- one day of my goal range calorie wise, the rest reigned in pretty well. Now, the other factors - fat, p... Read more
This Elliptical is MINNNNE!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, January 05, 2013      3 comments

Tonight I OWNED that elliptical. THIRTY minutes. THIRTY MINUTES! THIRTTTTYYYYY MINUTESSSSS!!!!! tonight there wasn't anyone at the gym, the cardio room was empty save for one girl when I got in there. She left shortly after I hit the treadm... Read more
Exciting Firsts!
Thursday, January 03, 2013      3 comments

A week or so ago, I finally got to the 5 minutes of running point. Eeee! I'm great at walking at a 3.5 to 3.7 pace, but beyond that -- ugh. So I broke through that wall last week and have been trying to maintain at least 5 minutes of running dur... Read more
New outlook.
Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

First off -- I didn't weigh myself today. I'm going to aim to NOT get on the scale every day. Seems that became a pretty serious habit of mine for awhile. And, unlike some people, I was okay with ONLY maintaining. But any day I'd find myself a p... Read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      0 comments

okay, I'm really trying. I mean, I haven't been eating right and I certainly haven't been exercising as much as I should. But I am walking as much as possible and am even incorporating extra steps in wherever I can. I'm drinking loads of w... Read more
casualties and tail spins.
Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

quite eye-opening to get on the scale this morning and see I've gained again. Guess I better get my head back in the game. I've been disconnected from so many facets of my life in the last couple months -- if I'm being perfectly honest, I haven'... Read more
love and light.
Monday, April 11, 2011      2 comments

I bought a few books at Barnes and Noble recently. 101 Ways to Stress-Free Living Your Body, Your Gym and a fitness and nutrition journal. I'd previously bought the Spark book too. I'm really making an intelligent, mental effort to... Read more
I feel better already...
Saturday, February 05, 2011      4 comments

I find myself struggling, friends. I just don't know how to stay committed to Spark anymore. I want so badly to continue losing weight and being successful with my journey to 180lbs, but I've clearly hit a plateau. I've been here, at anywhere be... Read more
already seeing progress
Sunday, November 14, 2010      6 comments

I've been weighing in for the last four days and I've already dropped three pounds. I've done an about-face when it comes to my nutrition, but I still need to get back to exercising. I can't afford to renew my gym membership, so I'm trying... Read more
Dear SparkFriends
Sunday, November 07, 2010      1 comments

I didn't forget again. I've actually been doing well since I wrote. I'm back to being aware of what I'm eating and how much, and I've even begun fitting work-outs into my work-days again. Used to be so easy when I had so much down time at work, ... Read more
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      2 comments

I'm kind of back. I decided in the shower this morning that I really, REALLY want to reach my goal weight. I'm just not satisfied with where I've settled. Granted, I'm still down from where I was when I started, but I'm not to my goal weigh... Read more
My big sister, Susan.
Monday, February 01, 2010      12 comments

As many of you know, the reason I started this journey is partially because my sister has been in need of a kidney transplant and I was in line to donate, supposing I was healthy enough. Now, to fill you in without getting too into Susan's... Read more
Saturday, January 30, 2010      7 comments

Today at noon I have plans to meet my entire family at Chili's to celebrate my birthday. I'm pretty excited, but it's the first test of whether I can control my food intake still. I know Chili's has some healthier options, so I should be fine. I... Read more

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