A better day!
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      2 comments

I have been feeling WAY more motivated this week. I'm just so thrilled to be out of my funk. I haven't had such a bad one in a long time, but it feels so good to be out of it! I am ready to get back to where I was a few weeks ago. Being newl... Read more
Not sure where to start...
Monday, March 08, 2010      3 comments

Today was an interesting day. I spent the whole weekend in a terrible state over a guy (long story) and wanted to start this week with a positive attitude. Last night, I danced around my apartment as a workout and got my spirits up. It helped... Read more
Changing My Tactics
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

So, after a weekend of being away from SP, I've realized that I was becoming a little obsessive about tracking foods. I've had the problem before where all I can think of is tracking what I eat and beating myself up for not being perfect about ... Read more
A Bad Weekend and What I Can Learn from It
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

This weekend I failed to follow through on my Spark food and exercise plans. Some of it was out of my control, other parts were not. While I am not proud of my behavior, I can't let it undermine my goals. I need to see what happened, accept w... Read more
I'm so proud of me!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      3 comments

Well, I did it! I stuck to every one of my goals today! I tracked my calories and found that I ate 1500 calories! I haven't done that in a long time! Normally I average around the 1800 range, but I tried a new tactic today and IT WORKED!!! ... Read more
On Changing Habits, and being the only one you know doing it
Thursday, February 18, 2010      3 comments

First, I'd like to wish Mandabear11 a happy and healthy birthday! YAY!!!!!! emoticon Right now, I am the only o... Read more
Delicious Oatmeal! New Goal!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      4 comments

The past two mornings I've had a bowl of my super delicious and super healthy oatmeal. I am trying to make my meals count for as much as possible. Not only do I need to be tracking calories, but also calcium, Omega fatty acids, iron, B-12...if... Read more
Moving on from Mistakes
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I ate like a champ. My calories fell within my range, as well as my fats, carbs, and protein. I finished my dinner at 7pm, entered in my information on SP, and started doing other things. About 10pm, I felt this overwhelming urge to... Read more
Cardio When (Mildly) Injured? Advice Needed!
Monday, February 15, 2010      3 comments

Hello! So, I am facing a cardio dilemma. I have an old ankle injury that flares up now and then. Guess what? It's flared up at this moment. It's been hurting for a few days, so I've only been doing some walking. I love to walk, but my city... Read more
Grateful and Hormonal
Saturday, February 13, 2010      0 comments

I am feeling so grateful today! My niece, while still in the hospital, is doing much better! She suffered from a complication of RSV where her coughing (from bronchitis) made little tears in her trachea which created little air bubbles in her ... Read more
A Better Today
Friday, February 12, 2010      3 comments

After yesterday's emotional rollercoaster, I am relieved to report that my niece is doing much better today. She's still in the hospital with chest tubes, but she is getting better by the minute. I wanted to thank everybody who put in a good w... Read more
Emotional Day (And Request for a Prayer for My Niece)
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      1 comments

Still snowed in. I haven't been very active, but a lot has happened. My grad school application is nearly done...letters are sent, everything is in place. There is a caveat which is making me very anxious: the weather. Because of the weather... Read more
Snowed in AGAIN..AAHHH!!!!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      3 comments

So, cabin fever is kicking in again. It's really a struggle not to eat out of boredom or drink a bottle of red wine. I'm getting better, taking it one thing at a time. If I am going to snack, I reach for fruit and vegetables, so at least I am... Read more
My First Weigh-In and Spa Day
Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

So, I've lost 3 pounds already! I am thrilled! It didn't feel like I lost anything, but I guess changing habits a little at a time is the way to go. I still am not tracking everything I put in my mouth, but from what I've been losing, I'm alr... Read more
Things Seem to be Working Out!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      1 comments

I am feeling very positive today. Last night was a blast and today is even better. Last night, while we were snowed in, my roommate and I drank some wine and danced around like crazy people. It was awesome! It was great to let loose and act ... Read more

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