The battle against migraines & migraine drugs
Monday, February 20, 2012 0 comments
After Sparkpeople helped me lose 25 1bs and get in the best shape of my life I stopped my daily habit of coming to the site. I happily didn't regain any weight for quite awhile and was very, very happy. So, what happened? I began experien... Read more
Why Can't I be Happy with what I've Achieved?
Monday, May 17, 2010 2 comments
I NEED TO VENT!!! Looking in the mirror I honestly think I look worse than when I started two months ago. I started running as a way to lose weight (using the C25k program) and due to probably an increase in muscle (albeit small) I actually lo... Read more
My First 5k! (video blog)
Saturday, May 01, 2010 7 comments
Greatest Commercial Ever to Motivate You to Exercise (Plus my C25k check-in)
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3 comments
This commercial deeply impacted me and helped me change the way I view exercise. It's a privilege and gift to be able to exercise my body. I hope it does the same for you! http://www.youtube.com/watch
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Couch to 5k app (and other apps)
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 4 comments
I'm addicted to my iPhone. I've been so motivated by all of the great health & fitness apps available that I figured I should write about my experience with a few of them. Let me know what your favorites are and why! I purchased the Couch... Read more
Did I "almost fall" or did I do really well? It's all about perception.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 6 comments
I'm working really hard to change the way I perceive things. Earlier today I went rollerblading for the second time and I had quite a few bobbles and almost falls. And one actual fall. At first my brain berated me and said things like, "You s... Read more
How do I become an athlete?? Help please!
Monday, March 15, 2010 4 comments
What's different about the athlete vs the non-athlete? How does one become an athlete? Last night when I was skating one of my friends said I wasn't improving because I wasn't pushing hard enough. I was doing everything halfway. I've always ... Read more
I Like You, Just as You Are
Sunday, March 14, 2010 1 comments
There's a part in Bridget Jones' Diary where Mr. Darcy says to Bridget, "I like you, just as you are." What a beautiful line! Why can't we say that to ourselves? I think we all want a battle to fight, but instead of fighting against things th... Read more
Hurt So Good!
Monday, March 08, 2010 2 comments
Today was my first day of rollerblading! I felt like a complete idiot with my safety gear on, but no way am I ever going to skate without them. You know it's a good workout when you're already sore before you're even finished. I'm going to hu... Read more
I bought rollerblades today!
Sunday, March 07, 2010 0 comments
The word LOSE freaks me out! Why don't we Gain a better life?
Sunday, March 07, 2010 3 comments
I hate the word Lose. I recently lost a person I really cared about. I recently lost a boyfriend who broke up with me. Last year I lost my cat to heart disease. I lost a job opportunity last summer. I lose little things all the time. Losin... Read more