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small victory
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      5 comments

getting dressed for work, and put on a shirt that I have owned for years, and which I have grown increasingly uncomfortable wearing because it was getting tight. i put it on today on a whim and it's loose! I feel great right now! ... Read more
Fall Fitness Challenge Goals Blog
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      9 comments

I am participating in the Leap Into Fall Fitness challenge, and this week one of our challenges is to write a blog on our challenge goals. This couldn't come at a better time, because I have been thinking through my overall goals. Overall m... Read more
Update on challenges
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      1 comments

Thinking through my challenges, and figured I would blog about it! Intermediate Walking Challenge: I'm in week three, which has 20min of high intensity walking and 10 min total warm and cool down. I feel really good about this challenge, ... Read more
Weird self sabotage
Friday, September 20, 2013      4 comments

So I have recently joined a fall challenge and had to post my starting weight this week. I weighed myself on Monday and couldn't believe that it read 204.6. I didn't believe it, and I didn't want to be disappointed if it was wrong (like pos... Read more
Argh the beast came out!
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      3 comments

My husband brought home red velvet cake today. My husband rarely eats dessert and rarely brings such treats home. But today a visiting coworker bought the cake as a thank you to the office. He brought it home so we could share (really sweet, ... Read more
Week 1 Day 2 done and new nutrition challenge
Thursday, September 12, 2013      3 comments

Week 1 day 2 of intermediate walking program done! I feel good. Was talking to hubby today about getting another round of physical therapy on my ankle to strengthen it. If I do it, hopefully it will put me in better shape as the walks get longer... Read more
Starting a New Fitness Challenge!
Thursday, September 12, 2013      3 comments

Decided earlier this week to start a new walking challenge. I am going to be following sparkpeople's intermediate walking plan. It's a 12 week program that will progress from 20min in the first week to 55 min walking at a moderate to high i... Read more
Mind Over Body Part III - Taming Toxic Guilt
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      2 comments

Hi Sparkworld, I am very SLOWLY going through the Sparkpeople 10 step Mind Over Body Exercise to tackle emotional eating. I blogged about the two previous steps (I admit I am taking too long between steps, so will pick up the pace a bit) ... Read more
must do better
Sunday, August 25, 2013      3 comments

didn't really eat too well this weekend. lots of snacking which caused me to go over my calorie range Friday through Sunday. Not cool, must do better this week! This week's goals 1. prepping for a job interview on Monday (really want this... Read more
Yes I do have a gut
Friday, August 16, 2013      4 comments

The worst feeling in the world is when people notice the very thing that you are MOST self-conscious about, the very thing you wish to hide. I have a big stomach. It's noticeable relative to the rest of my size 14/16 body and is the bane of... Read more
Mind Over Body Part II - My relationship with the scale
Thursday, August 15, 2013      1 comments

I will be the first to admit that I weigh myself almost obsessively. I tell myself that I will only weigh-in weekly, but find myself jumping on the scale almost everyday. There are different schools of thought on weighing every day vs infr... Read more
Mind Over Body - Warming Up to Get Back into the Game!
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      1 comments

Hey Sparkworld, Slowly adjusting to being back in NY, preparing my own foods and getting back into a routine. My husband went right back to work after we got back from our wedding in Ghana and I am actively searching for a job (I graduated wit... Read more
back from travels and getting married!
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

sparkworld, it has been a month or so since I was on here. I traveled home to Ghana, and got married to my fiance on July 13! So far married life is low key and good. I haven't been tracking food intake or exercising at all, so it is... Read more
Imagine that you are perfectly content with your life...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

That's what the sparkcoach visualization for today is what does that look like and what do I need to get there? there are many things that I would want in my perfectly content life, this blog will be about my healthy life journey. in a pe... Read more
Fall down a million times, get up the millionth and one time
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      3 comments

Sparkworld, it has been a while. Dropped off in a whirlwind of graduating, moving, and wedding planning. But I'm back. It doesn't matter that I haven't tracked consistently for over a month. What matters is that I tracked my food nutrition for M... Read more

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