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Tuesday, February 16, 2010 1 comments
my friend asked me out to dinner tonight. it was unplanned, so guess what IS planned now? The gym!! Yes!! I haven't been in like a month :) I'm dressing for the gym since we are going to a very casual place for dinner. I'll have no choice but to... Read more
Food Rules by Michael Pollan
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 5 comments
Has anyone checked this book out? We are ordering a few to review, and possibly hand out to our staff. I'm very excited :) I think a few of them will argue with some of the rules, but on the whole, a lot of the staff will be very grateful for si... Read more
I'm doing a run/walk this weekend!!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 2 comments
I just found a great way to give to Haiti Relief Efforts. New York City is holding a virtual run/walk, as well as an event in Central Park. Those who do the virtual run/walk, from anywhere in the world, will be able to see their entire $30 regis... Read more
An Interesting Victory
Friday, February 12, 2010 4 comments
So, this evening, I attended my first ever hockey game! It was SO much fun! I've been missing out this whole time, really and truly! Why, might you ask, does the end of the evening leave me wanting to Spark? I want to discuss the choices I made ... Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3 comments
In the past week, I've walked on two days, and done yoga or other exercise videos on three days. I just feel better on the days that I take care of my body. I am also starting to notice my thought process with sweets. I finally understand what p... Read more
The stories we tell ourselves (Deep and Long)
Thursday, February 04, 2010 5 comments
I'm about to share with you everything that I'm going through right now. Its the last thing I want to do, but at the same time, I know its the best thing I can do for me. I'm 194.4 pounds. 5.6 pounds away from 200. That is SCARY. Every hour... Read more
The truth revealed (follow up)
Monday, November 16, 2009 3 comments
After being upset at myself for hours yesterday (see blog on THE TRUTH), I finally figured out what was bothering me. I had been trying to swallow the pain of my breakup (long story), and it had suddenly surged up in a serious way. I realized I ... Read more
Sunday, November 15, 2009 2 comments
OKAY, I got about 5 pages of birthday wishes from the lovely DONE divas, and a host of Spark friends. I feel like I now owe it to me to share myself with you, what I am struggling to understand. My vocation is in public health, childhood ob... Read more
I AM HUNGRY!!!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 7 comments
Please holler if you hear me!! Its 6:40pm... I ate dinner an hour ago.. 360 calories. I have like 240 calories left in my day, along with barely any carbs. I know it takes a few days to adjust. I felt fine the first two days that I ate arou... Read more
Disney Half Marathon DONE!!!!
Sunday, September 20, 2009 4 comments
Hey everyone!!! IT is my tremendous honor to announce that I finished a half-marathon!!! On September 6, 2009, I ran the Disneyland Half Marathon in 2:55:49. I used a Clif Bar Pace Leader and the run-walk method to keep myself consistently ... Read more
12 weeks of half-marathon training down
Monday, July 27, 2009 3 comments
I remember a few months ago when I realized I fell out of running shape following a great 5k. I decided to train for another one. After that finished, I decided to keep going for the next goal..and here I am..training for a half marathon. I didn... Read more
I ran 11 miles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sunday, July 19, 2009 4 comments
We are approximately 7 weeks away from the Disneyland Half Marathon...and I'm here to tell you that I ran 11 miles yesterday!!! It was HARD!! I hit my wall at least 5 times.. I cried twice.. but I also saw.... a crow wrestling with a balled up ... Read more
May Update: Good bye 14! Good bye 34! Good bye 32?!?!?!
Friday, May 29, 2009 1 comments
Hi all, I haven't forgotten about you... I am doing well over here. The arm/shoulder situation is still not great, but I journey forward. I am in week 4 of training for my half-marathon! YAY! So far, its going well. We have done up to 5 mil... Read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 1 comments
I went to the gym last week, and found out I lost weight!!! Yay~~ It looks like focusing on my process and not my goal made the goal easier to achieve. I'm so excited and motivated to continue running. I think that after the 5k, my next goal jus... Read more
Thursday, April 09, 2009 3 comments
The entire reason I have engaged myself in healthy eating and exercise is to avoid chronic diseases such as diabetes. However, this has ceased to be a powerful motivator as it is not related to how my life unfolds today. I was obsessed with vege... Read more
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