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New Resolve

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      0 comments

I just got back from I wonderfully relaxing week in the warm... Unfortunately it also came with a terrible reality check as a tried to sausage myself into summer clothes, avoided the beach since no one wants to see that in a bathing suit and sa... Read more

Losing faith in math and the laws of science...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      2 comments

I think Iím losing faith in the whole mathematical concept of calories in less than calories out = loss. I weighed myself today, and somehow Iím up 5lbs in 2 days!!!! How did this happen?? Iíve been so good over those days, exercised lots, pac... Read more

So close...

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      1 comments

I almost made it my 21 days, but last night I caved and bought chips when I was at the grocery store. But thatís ok, today weíll just start with day 1c, and if need be thereís a few more letters of the alphabet... Overall I was actually impres... Read more

Picking myself back up...Literally...

Thursday, June 27, 2013      2 comments

With all the chaos of exam time, Iíd grown rather lazy with my works outs. I kept going to at least a couple classes a week, but letís just say I wasnít giving it my all... So the last week or so Iíve been trying to pick up the pace again, get... Read more


Thursday, June 27, 2013      0 comments

Well the bad news is I bought snack food in the grocery store yesterday, but the good news is it was crackers and cream cheese not the chips I really wanted to buy. And, I didnít eat everything in one night.... Read more

One small step...

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      0 comments

Iíve actually been successful at cutting out junk food for over a week now! Now thatís not to say Iím eating nothing but healthy food, thereís been some ice cream, a steak that was way larger than needed, a few ďrefreshing beveragesĒ etc... but... Read more

Starting over yet again...

Monday, June 17, 2013      5 comments

Ok, so my brilliant plan lasted about 3 hours before I had to admit that I was re-starting my count at zero days. Stupid buying bus tickets at a bulk barrel... All well, I picked myself back up and this weekend went well (of course I also didn... Read more

A new start...

Friday, June 14, 2013      1 comments

Today Iíve decided to make a fresh start. Coming to this conclusion isnít that difficult; after all why else do I even try to Spark? But boy do I struggle with sticking with the start long enough to see where the journey might take me. Iím ve... Read more

Yesterday Wasn't Bad...

Friday, May 24, 2013      0 comments

Ok, Iím late again, apparently one thing I need to work on is finding the energy to spend a little time reflecting on the day each evening and getting some of the to do list I make at work done before plopping for the night... Anyways, hereís my... Read more

Moving on...

Thursday, May 23, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I decided I was going to start using this blog each evening to reflect on at least three good things that happened that day. Obviously, by the time I got home I didnít actually follow through with the great plan last night. As I was ... Read more

An experiment in optimism Ė Take 2

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      5 comments

Apparently this is going to be a LONG experiment... Iím a few days in, and let me tell you, coming up with something positive to say without the negativity monster jumping in with a ďbut...Ē is HARD. Ok, itís not hard, itís pretty much impossib... Read more

An experiment in optimism...

Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

I decided to start trying to write down all the good and bad things that come up throughout the day with the hopes of gaining some perspective, and maybe even change to be a slightly more positive person. So far, Iíve been good at listing all th... Read more


Wednesday, March 06, 2013      0 comments

So Iíve been staring at a blank page trying to come up with something to write about for probably a day now. Iíve read so many helpful, positive, up-beat success story blogs that Iíve found myself struggling to come with my own witty or inspirat... Read more

Back to the land of the living...

Monday, March 04, 2013      1 comments

Last week was a blur of unproductive nothing... Of course I shouldnít really feel too guilty about that seeing as I was sick (and I mean sick enough to miss work for the first time, ever... Maybe this was my payback for having fun on the weekend... Read more


Tuesday, February 26, 2013      1 comments

(I'm not exactly having a creative day, so no whitty title) Iíve been feeling rather down and discouraged the last couple of days, and not just about my lack of weight loss, but about everything (you know how it is, little things compound u... Read more

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