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Trying not to snack right now...
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      3 comments

...and failing miserably. I've managed to eat healthy snacks so far (a bowl of raspberries and a serving of 34 Degree crackers with a wedge of Laughing Cow). Oh, if you've never had the 34 Degrees crackers, you're missing out! They're delicio... Read more
A picture says a thousand words...
Monday, April 06, 2015      6 comments

...or in my case, it just said one word a thousand times: fat. That was my first thought when I saw the pictures my future sister-in-law posted from our Easter dinner. Before anyone goes crazy and tells me I'm being too hard on myself or that ... Read more
April goals and graduate school!
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      2 comments

I can't believe it's April 1st!!! I received my official admission decision from Post University...I'm in!!! I start April 27. I'm nervous and excited! To review my March goals: I THINK I lost more than 5 lbs by the end of March. Th... Read more
Team Beach Body, parties and willpower!
Sunday, March 29, 2015      3 comments

Hi Sparkies! Let me preface this by saying that I'm not trying to promote any products here or be a salesperson. I'm just super excited about everything I've been doing lately as far as diet and exercise If you've read any of my previ... Read more
Game plan for tonight...
Saturday, March 21, 2015      6 comments

...but will I have the willpower to stick to it? We're going over to our friends' house for our "Framily" dinner. We pretty much spend most weekends with them and try to cook at home as much as possible. A few weeks ago we made the most u... Read more
My butt.
Friday, March 20, 2015      8 comments

Yep. I'll be starting this blog by talking about my butt. Specifically, about how I had a freak-out this morning worrying about whether or not said butt will fit into an airplane seat next month. After talking to my trainer, and yes, measurin... Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      3 comments

Anyone who knows me knows I don't do well with change...and boy have had gone through a lot lately! My last day at my new job is March 27. I had offered to stay on as long as they needed me, but they opted to hire someone ASAP. I totall... Read more
I'm doing it!
Monday, March 16, 2015      2 comments

After some soul-searching, discussions with my parents and fiance, and a large dose of courage, I've decided to pursue my degree full time! I told my boss and my friend who recommended me for the job. Both were surprisingly ok with it. My... Read more
Advice, please!
Friday, March 13, 2015      3 comments

Well, I'm a week into my new job and I hate it. It's incredibly slow paced and I'm very isolated. Hours go by without me speaking to another human being and it's making me miserable. I may be in a position to quit this job and go to schoo... Read more
Day 3 on track
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      2 comments

Well, it's Day 3 back on track and it's going surprisingly well. My goal to lose 5 lbs by the end of the month should be attainable. Granted, it'll be the same 5 lbs that I've been losing and gaining for 2 months, but it'll be the last time I ... Read more
March goals
Friday, March 06, 2015      4 comments

I'm going to steal page out of my dear friend, Jaded Chick's, book and do a blog at the beginning of each month with my monthly goals. Thanks, Zana :) Before I get to my goals, I just want to fill everyone in on what's been going on with m... Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015      1 comments

Just a quick note. I've been getting a lot of comments and advice, all very much appreciated, but I'd like clarify that I am NOT using unemployment benefits. I would NEVER quit my job and then go on unemployment, no matter how difficult the wor... Read more
Unemployed: Day 1
Monday, February 23, 2015      5 comments

So it's Day 1 and I'm torn between loving being home (it's snowing...AGAIN...), being bored and being anxious. I'm going to list some positives of being home and how I'm going to take advantage of this opportunity. I had a great job interview ... Read more
Diving into the unknown
Saturday, February 14, 2015      2 comments

It's been a very crazy month. Unfortunately, my weight loss has been at a stand-still because of the stress but I am back at it and determined to be at goal by December of this year. I put in my notice at my job and my last day is Februa... Read more
Friday, January 30, 2015      4 comments

Well, I obviously had a bit of a hiccup this week as far as eating right. It's been a horrendously stressful week, and I acknowledge that I slipped back into bad habits for a few days. Today is going to be a tough one for me, because it may be... Read more

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