Reached a goal!
Monday, August 20, 2012      4 comments

It finally happened. I surpassed my goal of reaching 4,320 fitness minutes in 8 months!!! My life has completely changed... I want to paint a picture for you of my life prior to sparkpeople. In 2006 I went away to college where lack or exer... Read more
Roadblocks: Detour up Ahead!
Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

Losing weight for some people is as easy as just working out more and eating less. To other people such as myself it seems at times we can never catch a break. Just when we think we have this whole weight loss thing down, something new stands in... Read more
Rock It! Challenge 1 workouts
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      6 comments

Here are my planned workout for my very first Rock It! Challenge: Monday: Standing bar pushups 20 reps, 4 sets Reverse bar pushups 15 total Dumb bell row 15 lbs 15 reps, 4 sets Sitting incline chest press to standing chest press 10... Read more
Blogging away the weight: My New Normal
Thursday, June 14, 2012      0 comments

After these past few emotional and stressful weeks, I am excited to get back to normal! That is my new normal which consists of a minimum 30 minutes of exercise a day, eating healthy and tracking all of it. It's funny that this is now normal to ... Read more
Blogging away the weight: Starting where I left off...
Monday, June 11, 2012      0 comments

First I want to thank BERKCHIK for asking what I had been up to lately. You gave me the kick in the butt I needed to get back to working on my blog! So thank you very much! So what have I been up to? Well where do I begin...Lets start with ... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 6 Where have I been?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      3 comments

Lots of exciting, stressful and emotional things have happen since I my last blog post so this may be a long one so bare with me. This is the first of three new post that I wrote over a week ago but haven't had time to post them! First thin... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 5 Surviving the Chinese Buffet!
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

In sports they always say the best offense is a good defense. When my mom, who lost 65 lbs almost 4 years ago ( and has kept it off!), suggested that for mothers day she wanted to go to the chinese buffet because it is one of the few restaurant ... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 4 IT'S WORKING!!!
Sunday, May 13, 2012      20 comments

I could hardly believe it when I stepped on the scale! I stepped on thinking the little needle would go past the large 200 number and stop at 203 or 204. The two numbers I had grown familiar and frustrated with. However, the needle on the sc... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 3
Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

When I work up yesterday morning after my breakfast binge the previous day, I was determined to not let my emotions control my food choices. So before I even got out of bed I planned what I was going to eat and l stuck to it! The more I t... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 2
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      5 comments

Today is day 2 of my blogging away the weight experiment. Last night was rough due to some amazing strawberry margaritas and my ultimate weakness, Mexican food. A rough night which was followed by a breakfast binge where I had consumed two cho... Read more
Blogging away the weight: day 1
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      0 comments

My focus on my goals seems to be pretty off lately. What I choose to eat and when I choose to exercise have become decisions based on my emotions. So I have decided to not give up and refocus myself on making smart healthy choices. In o... Read more
Pat on the Back Moments
Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

How often do you stop for a moment and reflect upon how far you have come from where you began? For me these little moments of reflection have become a key motivator. "Pat on back moments"(POBs as I like to call them) are what I like to call t... Read more
Choosing the big stack
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

About a month ago it hit me like a ton of bricks that the life I was living was making me so unhappy. In fact I did not have much of a life at all. In the morning I would wake up exhausted. Then I would go to work where I mostly sat all day an... Read more