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July goals
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

Dear Sparkworld, It has been a while and I've realized that I need to set some goals, otherwise I am just going to stagnate at my current weight Goals for July are: 1. Restart couch to 5k program as of this week 2. Drink at least ... Read more
Things I am discovering about myself
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      1 comments

I turned 24 on Sunday. This has caused me to reflect on what the last year has been like, in terms of my weight loss/healthy life goals. I may not be where I want to be, and the journey is going a bit slowly, but here are some random things that... Read more
Week 3 done!
Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

Dear Sparkworld, As of last week I am back to running and very proud of myself. I am still not 100 percent from the injury, but physical therapy and doing my best to be safely active, is going a long way in helping to heal. Couch to 5k we... Read more
Taking it less easy
Thursday, May 12, 2011      1 comments

Hey Sparkworld, Have been going to physical therapy for two weeks now. Some of the exercises they make me do (and the difficulty I have in doing them) make me wonder how strong my groin area was in the first place. Fellow sparkers, if you... Read more
Taking it easy
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      1 comments

Dear sparkworld, Sadly I do not have a couch to 5k update today. I pulled a muscle in my groin doing kickboxing on Saturday, and I made it worse by doing more kickboxing on Monday (silly I know!) followed by week one day 5 of the Couch to 5k p... Read more
Week 5 day one done
Monday, May 02, 2011      1 comments

I'm happy to report that week 5 day 1 went well. I'm sad to report that, I may have pulled something in my groin from kickboxing this weekend (and re-injured doing coach Nicole's kickboxing video this morning) so in a bit of pain (which I d... Read more
Week 4 day 3 DONE
Saturday, April 30, 2011      0 comments

Yes it is done, and it was a good run. Wasn't my fastest run, but I just feel wonderful :) Here's to keeping the momentum, and finishing week 5!... Read more
Blue day
Thursday, April 28, 2011      0 comments

Was feeling ok today, didn't really want to work out, but got started anyway. Per my usual routine on Tues/Thurs, I started off with my my abs workout, which is Coach Nicole's 15min ab workout. I got through it just fine, until the end when I wa... Read more
Week 4 Day Two of Couch to 5k done
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      0 comments

W4D2 is done! Definitely did not feel like torture. Was not easy or terribly difficult. Was proud of myself, especially since I left my headphones at home, and had to rely on terrible gym music to get me through lol In all, had a good worko... Read more
Week 4 Day One of Couch to 5 K done
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

Dear Sparkworld, It's been a while since I blogged, and I still need to write 3 blogs on my the reasons behind my weight issues (but more on that later). Just writing to say that week 4 day 1 of my Couch to 5k program is done. This is my ... Read more
Inspired by a fellow member
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

So today, one of the articles I got from spark was a very motivational piece written by a fellow spark member. I think her name is Audri, the name of the article is "I never expected to inspire others" She told her story about how she had c... Read more
Pants victory
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

So I have to wear business casual to work. Over the last couple of months, I've been wearing a very sleek looking pair of black pants that I had not been able to wear comfortably for years. Needless to say because I loved them so much, I "ov... Read more
Zumba
Monday, March 21, 2011      1 comments

Took Zumba for the first time today. So much fun. I used to dance seriously in high school and I forgot how much of a workout it can be. I can see myself doing this every week, as part of my workout routine. Yay! On to running tomorro... Read more
Here's to Stepping it up a Notch
Monday, March 14, 2011      0 comments

In the past week or two, I have been thinking of ways to change up my workout/eating habits to get maximum results. After doing No More Trouble Zones a couple of days last week, I realized I was only repeating strength exercises that I was ... Read more
No more trouble zones!
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      1 comments

I did this today, and it was a great workout :) Jillian is encouraging and not at all obnoxious. I am definitely going to be adding this to my weekly roster. perhaps two days a week. I will do a longer post on March goals at some point. I... Read more

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