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Excess
Monday, June 02, 2014      0 comments

I have a beloved relative in town who loves to shop. Over the past two weeks, I have found myself judging her as excessive and a bit materialistic. Today on my way to work, I was thinking about this, and realized that I was a pot calling a... Read more
March update
Monday, March 10, 2014      1 comments

It has been a while since I blogged an update on how my goals for the year are going. So here are a few: 1. Physical therapy on my ankle is going well, and the PT is working with me on other secondary injuries. I'm feeling strong enough to ... Read more
Having Trouble
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      0 comments

I have been having trouble saying no to office snacks. Today even though I had packed my own healthful snacks, I chose to sub them out with cheezits and a slice of cake. I know why I did it. This is a terribly busy and stressful week at wor... Read more
February goals update
Monday, February 17, 2014      2 comments

So my short-term goals for February were: Short-term Goals (BY FEB 2014): • Lose 4 pounds • Start physical therapy to heal ankle • Work up to 8 cups of water/day • Stay within calorie range 6 out of 7 days of the week o Limit eat... Read more
Managing my love for food with something I love far more
Saturday, February 15, 2014      2 comments

I just read ONTOVICTORY's blog titled "Of Equal or Lesser Value". The jist of the blog is about purpose-driven fitness and finding our passion. His blogs are always insightful, but this one particularly spoke to me. He says that when you fi... Read more
Week of February 3 goals
Monday, February 03, 2014      0 comments

For busy-ness/laziness sake, I stopped tracking mid-week, last week. Not surprisingly, I did not meet my max calories and water goal. I wasn’t too far off, on any given day, but still I was not as disciplined as I would have liked. This week to ... Read more
honestly looking at my spending
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      3 comments

Outside of major expenses and responsibilities, I realize that most of my small day to day expenditure is on a food-related item. This can be starbucks chai, cookies, etc. This is ridiculous and I really need to make sure as I seek to improve my... Read more
finished reboot challenge
Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

So I did the sparkpeople reboot challenge. I did not take supplementing probiotics, but instead chose to increase the prebiotics (yogurt, etc) in my diet and pay close attention to my digestion. after 21 days, these are my take-aways 1... Read more
Long Overdue Goals Blogs for the Year
Monday, January 27, 2014      1 comments

OBJECTIVE: LIVE A HEALTHY & ACTIVE LIFE FOR MYSELF & MY FAMILY Long-term Goals (BY JAN 2015) • Lose 47 pounds • Develop a healthy relationship with food • Find a consistent workout routine that is enjoyable • Become more flexible • D... Read more
good belly reboot day 1
Monday, December 30, 2013      1 comments

Came across the good belly reboot challenge yesterday and decided to join. After a month of not paying attention to my eating, it will be good to do a reboot to improve my belly/overall body functioning. today's challenge is to take sto... Read more
The best next step
Sunday, December 29, 2013      0 comments

I sprained my ankle about a month ago in an accident. I stopped exercising because of the pain and haven't really been tracking my eating.. In doing so, I've gained 4 pounds, sigh. In thinking through my goals and getting back on track, I r... Read more
Resisting the urge to start over
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      2 comments

It has been a while since I posted on here, but I have been noticing patterns all over the place and my healthy life journey, however rough, continues. One pattern is falling off the wagon, then resolving to COMPLETELY start over. I have s... Read more
End of Leap into Fall Challenge
Monday, November 04, 2013      1 comments

1) What was your start weight? 204.2 2) What was your end weight? 204 3) Did you reach your ending challenge weight? No unfortunately, I did not. 4) Did you reach your goals? Yes and no. 5) If so, which ones did you meet? Because of my ... Read more
pep in my step
Thursday, October 17, 2013      2 comments

I started working again two weeks ago (after 2 years of school and 4 months of job searching), and it has been really wrecking with my official gym time. I have been exercising at home, at work, and walking a lot, which is all good. But yes... Read more
ice cream confession
Monday, October 14, 2013      2 comments

Last week I was running late to work, so I stopped by McDonald's (I know, sigh) to grab oatmeal. When I entered I saw that McDonald's has a new pralines and cream mcflurry. pralines and cream is one of my old times fav ice cream flavors, an... Read more

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