Day One (May 18th, 2015)
How many posts can I have labeled Day One? Unfortunately, here is another one. Senior year of college was one hectic time. Between turning 21, working, applying to grad school (and not getting accepted), applying for jobs (and finally getting on... Read more
165 feels good.
When weighing myself, I always weigh myself a couple different times throughout a day/week in order to make sure that I didn't just hit an extremely low point or high point before posting my weight. So when I weighed myself randomly two days ago... Read more
This past weekend, I was looking back at pictures from my Freshman year of college.
I was absolutely astonished to see how big I once was, and how far I have come since then.
Today was one of those hard days.
A day when I looked in the mirror and hated what I was seeing.
A day when I sat down and could only think about the way my belly was bulging out and how large my thighs looked.
A day when I felt like givi... Read more
Why I Love SP.
Today was one of those days/weeks where I really came to realize just why I love SP. I have made excuses all week for why I couldn't go to the gym or workout. First it was moving into my new apartment, then it was work, then hanging out with fri... Read more
Two days ago I began 3 different "30 day challenges", and let me just say that these are extremely challenging!!! These are the 3 challenges I am doing:
1.) Lose Your Love Handles (14 day challenge I plan on doing twice)
2.) 30 Day Beach Bod... Read more
These last couple of weeks have been very very frustrating.
I have continued to stay in my calorie range (1200-1570) five out of the seven days of the week, and the other two, I still do not overly splurge. I continue to work out 3-4 days a... Read more
One Year Anniversary.
One year ago I joined SparkPeople and began my journey to becoming a healthier and happier person. And although that journey was filled with an abundance of ups and downs, I am happy to say that one year later, I am still as dedicated to my jour... Read more
One Of Those Days.
Do you ever have those days where you feel like the amount of food you are eating just isn't enough? Even if... Read more
5k Your Way Program- Day 10
Today I did my first full run of week 2. The plan for the day was to run 1 minute and then walk for 2 minutes. I ran for a total of 28.5 minutes and ran 5 miles total!!
I also have completed 250 minutes of activity already this month!... Read more
Today my 23 year old sister came home from Colorado to visit for a couple weeks and today was dedicated as our day to spend together. First we just hung out and watched TV, then we went shopping at the mall, out to eat and came home for me to he... Read more
5k Your Way Program- Day 7
Just finished my final run of the first week.
I ran 4.84 miles in 25 minutes and 40 seconds--that's a calorie burn of 453!
Next, going to do some hip hop abs.
Hoping all this work starts turning into pounds lost!... Read more
I feel like I've hit a wall. I've been working out 4 days a week (and doing more when I am working out than I have ever before), staying within my calorie range 5-6 days a week, and trying to eat foods that are all around more nutritious. Yet, w... Read more
The worst part about trying to eat healthy is attempting to dull the cravings while still being healthy. I brought to work my normal lunch, a turkey sandwich, some celery and I even made a smoothie with chocolate whey powder (since I knew I alwa... Read more
5k Your Way Program- Day 2
Yesterday I began the "5k Your Way Walk/Jog Training Program". I was extremely nervous to start, because although I have been exercising for almost a year now, I have never been good at running outdoors. Instead, I spend most of the time on an ... Read more
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