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long work day ahead
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      4 comments

searching for motivation as i know today is going to be a long day at work. packed an extra snack of hummus and wheat crackers to tide me over to dinner.... Read more
amazing weekend
Monday, October 08, 2012      1 comments

i can honestly say i had an amazing weekend... even though my florida state seminoles played a horrible game and had a devestating loss. we went to an amazing pool party, i didn't try and cover myself up in my bathing suit. i just relaxed an... Read more
great news.... the doctors can get it wrong sometimes :)
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      4 comments

today is the exact opposite of yesterday. my dad who is a cancer survivor received some devastating news that he only had a few months to live based on his most recent blood tests... well, today it was found to be a lab error. his blood levels... Read more
sad day :(
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

very sad today. got some bad news last night about my dad's health. very sluggish moving for me today. just feel very funky, not in a fun way... Read more
upper respiratory infection knocked me out!
Monday, October 01, 2012      2 comments

i am back to the world of the living today. on thursday i woke up at my normal time and it took more effort than ever to get out of bed. i was coughing uncontrollably and my lungs burned. holding my head up and sitting seemed like a chore. m... Read more
chocolate craving last night... and i won!!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

yep, it's not often i say that. but saying it out loud helped me. "i am battling my craving. i am not hungry". focusing on the not hungry part may have helped. and when i hit the scale this morning, it showed i was down 2.5 lbs. so yeah!! ... Read more
training going well
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      0 comments

i ran/walked again for another 30 min last night for the virtual 5K. i increased the speed from 5.2 to 5.3 and added an additional 10 seconds to each run time. i know it doesn't sound like a lot, but i don't want to overdo anything and then b... Read more
weekend binge- not so much
Monday, September 24, 2012      1 comments

i actually had a pretty good weekend, i didn't hit the gym like i would have liked, but for the first time in a long time i didn't go crazy. yes, i had a slice of pizza but i didn't run to the 7-11 and stock up on snickers bars and eat them whe... Read more
what the heck?
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

so yesterday was great, or so i thought. i ate well. dinner plans got changed but i chose Subway over other restaurants. before dinner i hit the gym. i'm training for the "virtual 5k" on sparkpeople. i did the treadmill for 30min at a walk ... Read more
How much does stress affect weight gain?
Thursday, September 20, 2012      4 comments

I have been under an incredible amount of stress for nearly a year now. So many life changes and now my life can start to calm down. Things are falling into place and coming into order. Can the stress I've lived with for the last 12 months co... Read more
Are my friends negatively affecting me?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

I had a great day yesterday. My food was tracked. I came home and hit the treadmill before the mental excuses began. I did 33 min in total walking at 2.0 for 2 min and running at 5.3 for 2min for the entire time. I kept myself pumped up ment... Read more
Having a tough time
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      6 comments

I am new to SparkPeople, but I'm trying to be dedicated. I actually enjoy healthy foods... for some reason I crave sweets, constantly. I think about food throughout the day. I go to the cafeteria at work for a salad but guy a cheeseburger/fri... Read more