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Seeing Thinner Women at Gym - not a coincidence
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      2 comments

Was in the lady's gym locker room today, and I couldn't help but notice how relatively thin most of the women were. Anyone who says that thin women are naturally so, and don't struggle as much as we bigger women do should take a trip to the... Read more
week two of couch to 5k done
Thursday, March 29, 2012      0 comments

Just finished week 2 of the Couch to 5k program. Ran at 4mph for the first two sessions, which felt ok. Not too fast, maybe a little slow, still not quite sure. I ran the third session with a friend this morning by the Hudson River in Ma... Read more
week one of couch to 5k done lessons learned
Thursday, March 22, 2012      0 comments

after a 7 month hiatus, I'm back on the Couch to 5k bandwagon. Was doing p90x for a while, but I find that I like the presence of other people (as long as they are not in my way lol) of other people at the gym, and that working out alone can b... Read more
Imagining the Goal
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      0 comments

I need to see it. I need to see in front of my face the reasons why I want to lose this weight. And I need to remember this every time I do not feel like working out, or that I want to eat those extra unnecessary calories. Will be revisiting my ... Read more
YES, back in weight loss mode - random musings
Thursday, March 01, 2012      0 comments

The last couple of months have been really difficult for me; felt like grad school was just taking over my life and making my attempts to lose weight fruitless. I do take responsibility for the fact that I make horrible decisions when I eat out,... Read more
Put the "I" Back in your Vocabulary: Mind over Body Part 1
Monday, November 28, 2011      1 comments

I reread a very thoughtful article by Dean Anderson on increasing my chances for weight loss success. It is part one of a ten part Mind over Body series. He basically argues that a lot of the reasons why we are not the fit, healthy people we wan... Read more
week 2 of p90x
Monday, November 28, 2011      0 comments

today was week 2 of the p90x program. last week was only able to do three out of six days. I am aiming for a total of 5 days this week. Doing all 6 would be absolutely fabulous. core synergistics was killer today, but exciting. I look for... Read more
p90x today
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      0 comments

I realized today that I have been doing a wrong workout for the lean program, whoops! Was doing plyometrics instead of core synegistics. I finally did core synegistics today, and man it is KILLER! There were many things that I could not fully do... Read more
Let down
Friday, November 18, 2011      2 comments

I don't know what the problem is. I know what works for me in terms of weight loss, I know that it is not enough to exercise and that the bulk of the problem is what I put into my mouth. And yet I can't seem to get back on track with my eating. ... Read more
First Official Day Following p90x Lean schedule
Monday, November 14, 2011      0 comments

After two weeks of experimenting, I'm jumping full swing into the p90x program. I am doing the lean program and hope to do it 6 days a week as recommended. I look forward to the next 90days. As part of the plan, I will be weighing in and takin... Read more
I think I Need Daily Goals
Thursday, November 03, 2011      3 comments

I forced myself to take progress pics a couple of days ago, and I did not like what I saw! My stomach is my problem area, and the 8 pounds I've regained seem to be concentrating in that area. Oh the horror! I realized that I set weekly goa... Read more
Goals for this week
Sunday, October 23, 2011      2 comments

1. Journal my thoughts 2. try one of the p90x videos 3. limit liquid carbs (namely coffee drinks) to just coffee and skim (no mocha, etc) 4. stay within calorie limits... Read more
Goals for this week
Monday, September 26, 2011      0 comments

1. Continue to week 2 of couch to 5k (I have just bought some new running shoes, so excited to try them out on the track!) 2. Give myself enough time at the gym to finish both my cardio and weight training regimen 3. Limit my consumpti... Read more
Starting Over Again
Monday, September 19, 2011      1 comments

It has been a long time since I wrote a spark blog. Started a Master's program, and that combined with being in transition and looking for a new place to live really messed with my routines. Looks like due to not eating the best, and not ex... Read more
August Goals
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      1 comments

1. Lose two pounds to be back at 200 pounds. 2. Keep on with couch to 5k program I am in the process of moving back to New York, which is really messing with my routine. I will however, do my best to keep on with my weight loss goals. Ha... Read more

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