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Happily Sore, Goals, and Stigmas
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      2 comments

The 3x Challenge I did yesterday really kicked my butt. emoticon I'm not sure if I'll be able to do the legs portion of it tomorrow. My thighs ... Read more
Challenges (No Kidding)
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      3 comments

I decided to challenge myself a bit (Thanks Shay for the motivation). Needless to say, "Challenge" is an understatement. I read the challenges and thought, "Oh, easy peasy!". Um, no. I have a long long way to go to be able to compete with th... Read more
Almost "Healthy" BMI
Thursday, September 12, 2013      0 comments

I reached 169 lbs. (again). I am now 1 pound away from being in the "Healthy" BMI range emoticon . Granted I have more goals for myself, bu... Read more
Guilty
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      3 comments

Why is it I always feel guilty to "take off" a day of working out? My knee-pain gets to the point where I wake up after 8 hours of sleep (and no pressure on them), and they still ache ... Read more
Busy Day
Saturday, September 07, 2013      1 comments

Currently, I'm soaking my feet/arches/ankles in a hot tub of water with epsom salt to soothe the aches and pains in them. This morning I woke up, ate a quick breakfast, and made sure to do my workout prior to getting cleaned up. I had to ... Read more
Acknowledge the Issue and Move On
Friday, September 06, 2013      6 comments

I have to admit, I've been a little down-n-out as far as my exercise routine is concerned. My setback on my mini-goal threw me for a loop. Did I eat healthy this week and still track calories - Yes. Did I exercise - Yes, but not as much as I ... Read more
Mini-Goal Update: Confused
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      2 comments

I gave myself two weeks to lose 3 pounds (I was stuck at 173 for 2 weeks straight), and I wanted to break into the 160's. Well, I accomplished that last week (169.8 ... Read more
Mini-Goal Update:
Thursday, August 29, 2013      0 comments

I set a mini-goal for myself a week ago on Friday. I was stuck at 173 lbs. for two weeks emoticon . My mini-goal was to gave myself two weeks t... Read more
Quick & Easy Canned Salmon Patties (Recipe)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      1 comments

I recently added a new recipe to Spark People. Try it out and rate it (be honest - I won't mind, as I like the recipe either way!) recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=2
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Early Start
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      2 comments

I've noticed our dog, Lula, a wheaten terrier, tends to be more sluggish, moody, and just sad if she doesn't go for regular walks. I've been doing a pretty good job of taking h... Read more
Monday Motivation
Monday, August 26, 2013      0 comments

I've noticed a trend the past few Mondays, as a new week starts - I always have trouble motivating myself to stick with the whole plan I've set for myself. I let myself start to believe that the task is too daunting, too hard, too time-consumin... Read more
Baby Shower Blues
Saturday, August 24, 2013      2 comments

I went to a baby shower today, and needless to say, even after trying to eat small portions and make smarter choices I STILL went over my calorie goal. ARGH! I swear, I just can't A. Go out to eat and B. Eat around groups. They lead to is... Read more
2 Month Spark Anniversary
Friday, August 23, 2013      3 comments

Today Ta-Da, is my 2 month Spark Anniversary! emoticon I haven't lost as much weight as quickly as I wanted, but my hormone levels were m... Read more
Tougher Today Than Yesterday
Thursday, August 22, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday I felt invigorated the WHOLE time I was working out. Today I felt like my muscles were tired and I wanted to stop the whole time. I just kept telling myself, "I CAN do this...only ___ more minutes". Then I'd try to lose myself in a ... Read more
Last Week Verses This Week (Picking Myself Up)
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      0 comments

Last week I was on a high - I kept my calories low in my range AND I was exercising about an hour per day for 5 DAYS STRAIGHT! I felt great about myself, and I was on a roll. ... Read more

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