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Busy as a bee!
Friday, March 26, 2010      2 comments

This week has been NUTS for me! The unfortunate thing is my personal trainer had to cancel on me yesterday, but I still went to the gym and did 40 minutes of cardio. I showered at the gym for only the 2nd time ever. It's such a pain in the ... Read more
One Year on SparkPeople
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      10 comments

emoticon On March 24, 2009 (one year ago today) I wrote the following in my first SP blog on this account: ... Read more
A Triumphant Return
Monday, March 22, 2010      4 comments

I had a fantastic weekend in Boston. The sun was shining, I got to see my boyfriend, I hung out with friends I haven't seen since graduating 2 years ago, and I walked around my favorite city and my alma mater's campus. It was so great, but reall... Read more
Saint-Woo-Hoo Wednesday!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      3 comments

So, after a pretty upsetting weigh-in last Wednesday (at a few ounces over 137) I am now 135.4 which is totally woo-hoo worthy. ... Read more
Random [and maybe weird?] thought.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      7 comments

I'm thinking about drinking more wine for the health benefits. I don't mean forcing myself to drink a glass every day, but when I go out I think from now on I'll avoid the beer and cocktails and stick with red wine. I've always been a fan o... Read more
Well, so much for that!
Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

So, my friend seemed to have improperly planned her week, so now we're not doing Zumba tomorrow. It's at her gym, not mine, so I can't go without her. Instead I'm just going to go straight to the gym after work as usual and do some running, elli... Read more
Meat, glorious meat!
Monday, March 15, 2010      2 comments

Last night I made a delicious dinner: 2 ounces Trader Joe's rice noodles 2 Trader Joe's Jalapeno Chicken Sausages, sliced 1 Zucchini, shredded 1 heaping tbsp Trader Joe's Peanut Satay sauce 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp minced garlic ... Read more
Eat, drink... drink some more... and more... and be merry!
Sunday, March 14, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday was Cincinnati's St. Patrick's Day parade. It was rainy, but it was still pretty fun. Having lived in Boston for 5 years, Cincy had quite a bit of competition. It was a lot bigger than I thought it'd be! ... Read more
Vegan Day 26 - Finale: Reflections Of A 4-Week Vegan
Friday, March 12, 2010      9 comments

Today is the end of my vegan challenge. Tomorrow I will begin a vegetarian weekend in order to slowly incorporate by-products into my life before making the transition back to being an omnivore. So, that means it's time for a big, long, gigantic... Read more
The good thing about finishing off a jar of cocoa peanut butter...
Thursday, March 11, 2010      3 comments

...is that there's no more for me to eat AND I know to never buy this delicious, delicious stuff again! The bad thing is that I feel gross for having eaten 4 heaping tablespoons of this stuff. Sure, it's healthy fats, there's no high-fructo... Read more
Vegan Days 24 & 25 - The End Is Near
Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

As I already meantioned in my rant-filled blog yesterday, my Wednesday was not very WooHoo!-worthy, but that's okay. Moving on... Last night I had a hard time getting to sleep, so even though I slept in my gym clothes and my alarm went off ... Read more
Not exactly a Woo-Hoo Wednesday...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      6 comments

I haven't weighed myself in 2 weeks. The last time I stepped on the scale, I was pleasantly surprised to see I was still 134.4 - the same weight I was in early January before I got sick, before I had to slow things down at the gym. Today it... Read more
Vegan Day 23 - Decisions, Decisions...
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      1 comments

I think to ease my way from veganism to eating meat again, I'm going to make this weekend that of vegetarianism. I rescheduled my hamburger dinner that I mentioned in my other blog post from Monday the 15th to Wednesday the 17th so I have more t... Read more
Vegan Days 21 & 22 - The Beginning Of The End
Monday, March 08, 2010      7 comments

This is the last full week of my month of veganism. My last day (Vegan Day 28) will be next Sunday the 14th. As a celebration, my friend is treating me to dinner on Monday the 15th to a restaurant that supposedly has the best burgers in the Cinc... Read more
Vegan Day 20 - The biggest surprise of being vegan...
Saturday, March 06, 2010      10 comments

...is that you can still have a binge-eating episode. Yup. I very very rarely binge-eat. I can't even count it on one hand how many times I've binge-eaten in my life, to my memory. Well, I baked a vegan marble cake topped with cho... Read more

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