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165 feels good.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      3 comments

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


Wednesday, September 10, 2014      3 comments

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. Read more

Positive Thinking.

Monday, September 01, 2014      2 comments

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.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014      3 comments

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

Simple Bliss.

Thursday, August 14, 2014      1 comments

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


Wednesday, July 23, 2014      3 comments

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.

Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

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.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      1 comments

emoticon 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

Thursday, June 12, 2014      2 comments

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


Wednesday, June 11, 2014      2 comments

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

Monday, June 09, 2014      3 comments

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


Monday, June 09, 2014      1 comments

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

Period Probs

Thursday, June 05, 2014      3 comments

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

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

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

Making A Plan.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      0 comments

I apologize for flooding your page with my 3rd blog of the day (go check out my other 2 :)) However, I have decided to share my weight loss goals in order to hold myself reliable and stick with it this time: May 26th- 177 June 2nd- 175.... Read more

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