Quick Check In
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      1 comments

Happy New Year! I'm back on SP (again) while I'm getting my health journey back on track. I had a rough autumn but I'm hoping to turn that negativity around for 2014. It's a new year and I'm really trying to frame my resolutions into habits a... Read more
Found a Great Technique for Reducing Snacking Urges and Increasing Wellness
Thursday, November 21, 2013      4 comments

Lately I've been looking for ways to stop mindless snacking at night, reduce stress, and engage my creative side. I've really been feeling like I need to do something to make some changes in my life. I have started playing the guitar again. I... Read more
Goals and Thoughts for Today and the Week Ahead
Sunday, November 17, 2013      1 comments

I've been doing okay with the goals I set on Friday for the weekend. I still have all of today to finish up the list, but I'm feeling pretty good about it. My goals for today are: --Wash Sheets and Towels (always makes for a better sta... Read more
Goals and Thoughts
Friday, November 15, 2013      1 comments

Goals/Activities for this weekend: --VegFest volunteering on Saturday where I'm hoping to meet some new people with similar interests --Keep to sleep schedule (in bed by 10pm, up around 6-6:30 am) --Minimize snacking --Cook up some st... Read more
Goals for the Week
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      0 comments

Goals for the first full week of May: 1) Not sit at desk for longer than 30 minutes at a time --Keep muscles limber and keep back from getting too tight 2) Walk every day --I've been house-sitting so I can't make it to my... Read more
In a terrible mood, but trying to think of the positive
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

Have you ever noticed how difficult it can be to think positively when you are really pissed off and frustrated? I started writing a blog post about all of my frustrations and I was disgusted by how awful it sounds. So, I erased all of it and ... Read more
Getting Fit
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      3 comments

Last night I got together with some coworkers to work out. It really does make a difference if you have people with you to motivate, inspire, and instruct. I can make myself do cardio (for the most part, anyway), but I have a lot of trouble mo... Read more
Today I Am 29 Years Old
Monday, December 17, 2012      2 comments

Yes, today is my 29th birthday. My birthdays have never been a big deal because of holidays and school finals, but this birthday is especially low-key. My heart is heavy with emotion about the Sandy Hook shooting. That emotion, when combined ... Read more
Feeling Very Anxious Today
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

Doesn't it seem like the world is going crazy?! I had an aggressive driver try to bait me into an accident last night during my commute home and I just heard about a shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut (I haven't heard any more deta... Read more
I like Myself Today
Thursday, December 13, 2012      1 comments

I'm feeling pretty good about myself today. I've been on-track all week, fitting in exercise and eating really well. I've made substantial progress on some work projects and am finally getting a little recognition. My family is coming in this... Read more
Treating Myself to Oreos Today
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      1 comments

I've been really good about food this week. I also just finished a really big and fun project at work so I am treating myself to a few Oreos. A 4-pack is on sale in our cafeteria right now for 40 cents. I bought 1 pack. I'm not going to beat... Read more
Back Yet Again
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      2 comments

After being off of SP for over 2 months, I am back. Life was pretty crazy and out of control, but I'm trying to get a grip now. I've been TERRIBLE about food and exercise and my stress has been through the roof. Thankfully, I've only gained ... Read more
Need to Change My Life
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

Good morning! It's a foggy and hauntingly beautiful morning here in western Massachusetts. I am so excited for the 3-day weekend and hope that the weather holds out long enough for me to go for a hike and go apple picking! I lost a filling on... Read more
Feeling Exhausted Today, and Intended Food Plan
Thursday, October 04, 2012      1 comments

This has been a really rough week for me. I've been trying to make up some extra time at work (after putting in a full day) at a job I seriously dislike; it makes the week SO long. On Monday, I had a 1 hour yoga class (and then went back to wo... Read more
Working my way down, calorically speaking
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Hello there! It's been a while since I've written a reflective post. I've been off and on SparkPeople for years now and I think one of the reasons why I tend to get discouraged is that I can never seem to eat within the recommended 1200-15... Read more

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