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GCARMSTRONG1977
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Progress!
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      0 comments

I am starting to really feel the motivation associated with hitting some small milestones. 3 weeks ago I registered for a 5K alumni race with my Al... Read more
Holy cow, it has been a long arduous excruciating journey...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      1 comments

but I'm back in the community. My discipline has faltered, my temptations have won out and I find myself at the beginning of a weightloss / activity overhaul yet again. I have slowly began walking now that the weather has improved. This week ... Read more
Temptation overload
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      2 comments

Oh my! I am sitting at work. I've tracked all day. I'm at 1100 calories for the day. I have just a little below 10000 steps and I still have plenty of opportunities to get steps in. I'm working... minding my own business. Then a lady from t... Read more
Negative Self-Voice
Friday, October 04, 2013      2 comments

My negative self-voice, which I affectionately call "the Sh*t Talker", is constant when I find myself in highly stressful, non-spiritual situations. Often times it is when I haven't taken the necessary steps to get centered with my God and my u... Read more
The mental fight...One more step.
Thursday, September 12, 2013      4 comments

I had to mentally fight myself all workout long. Usually there is a little fight, and then I forget as I continue to workout. Today, every minute I wanted to stop. My breathing was fine, my heart rate was fine, my legs felt fine, my brain was fi... Read more
Spark Coach and Setting Long Term Goals
Monday, September 09, 2013      2 comments

I feel like I am back to trying to get back on track. Although I haven't really experienced weight gain, I have stopped losing on a regular basis. I know that there is direct correlation with the number of times I log on daily and the progress... Read more
Out of Sight!
Thursday, July 25, 2013      2 comments

The infamous candy jar at work is in a cubicle 2 cubicles from mine. I used to make multiple trips through out the the day to grab handfuls of candy. I have not made that trip in over 2 months.... Read more
Gratitude List
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      1 comments

Today's challenge is recognizing personal achievements that make me proud. I am grateful to have lost 20 lbs. since May 6th. I am also proud to have finished a very difficult college class (Advanced Accounting Information Systems) with an A. A... Read more
Night Time Eating
Monday, July 01, 2013      0 comments

I usually do ok with not eating at night. I tend to track my calories around dinner for the rest of the night. Generally I am successful in hold to that. Once concern is I have alot of study to do tonight. This study may take place at school ... Read more
Choosing Spark Recipes
Sunday, June 30, 2013      4 comments

I often struggle with having the time to put together a meal. I have a cache of healthier choices that I choose at restaurants that come through in a pinch for time. I also rely heavily on Trader Joe's meals as they are fast, convienent and eas... Read more

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