Back after being out for almost a month from a herniated disk.
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 1 comments
Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've logged onto SparkPeople! It feels nice to be back into the swing of things :) I had a strained back about two-four months ago and I kept working out and pushing myself to get fit and lose weight. I ... Read more
I survived a spinning class and lived to tell about it!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 3 comments
Yesterday my good friend Beth and I decided to try our hand at a spinning class at our local gym. I personally felt (maybe Beth felt the same way?) that since we had been cycling outside in the good weather, then this class might be a piece of ... Read more
My trainer kicked my ass and was smiling the whole time!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 7 comments
Yesterday I worked out with my trainer Dan Rice (funny how his last name is a starch AND a carbohydrate). Last night we worked on chest, abs and shoulders and since I was incredibly out of it from finals and not getting enough sleep in general,... Read more
I am excited for the future!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5 comments
I joined a new gym within the last three weeks and with the new membership comes an hour and a half trainer session. That hour and a half was well spent too! The first portion of the session was full of setting goals, understanding how the bo... Read more
Maybe it is not so bad so long as you go at your own pace.
Saturday, November 26, 2011 3 comments
Referring back to my previous blog post, I have decided that so far, I enjoy spinning when I am all alone in the class room going at my own pace. Last night I had planned on going to a 545 PM spinning class and was anxious the whole car ride ov... Read more
My armpits hurt and I am ok with that.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 2 comments
I have found that I can stay in total control of what enters my stomach from 7AM-5:30PM during the work week. Last night I went to the grocery store to pick up some things for an Asian Pear, Ricotta and Vanilla tart. I had drank about 10... Read more
The idea of spinning...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 6 comments
is so much different from the actual experience. Today I attended my second class (the first one occurred about 5 months ago). I went with a friend and we stretched, ate a good breakfast an hour before the class. We get there and this guy who... Read more
Suggestions for upbeat music to run to!
Thursday, July 21, 2011 5 comments
Next month (more like 1.5 weeks) I am going to be heading to Cincinnati to run in a 5K with a bunch of awesome gals! To help me get motivated and to help me keep a pretty decent pace I am making a huge list of songs to play on my iPod during th... Read more
Moving soon and need suggestions of medium sized dogs!
Thursday, July 14, 2011 7 comments
So I have been in the process of looking around town for an apartment that is on a bus line for work downtown (whoohoo! saving $ on gas and parking fees!), safe area to go for walks and stay active, within walking distance to a grocery store and... Read more
Out of the starting gate this morning...
Friday, June 10, 2011 4 comments
I didn't do too hot. I hit up the Dunkin' Donuts before work and forgot to get skim milk instead of cream and forgot to get a sweetener instead of sugar. AND I caved and got a plain bagel with cream cheese instead of one of the smart breakfast... Read more
So here is the new plan that I am adopting as a life change...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 5 comments
1.) Weighing myself only ONCE every two weeks. 2.) Eat my steel cut oats for breakfast and love every minute of its sweet goodness (even though it is getting warmer and warmer, that stuff keeps me full for hours!) 3.) Drink at least 9 ... Read more
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