EMILY1283
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Haha, Here we go again...
Monday, January 07, 2019      1 comments

Well, I'm down 6 lbs. from where I was last year around this time, so I guess that's a win, though I stopped tracking way back in the summer lol. I got some heavier hand weights and have been doing heavy sets just about every time I think of it ... Read more
Intermittent fasting: My new goals
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      2 comments

So HIIT routines are AMAZING workouts. I have gotten so much stronger and my endurance is way better than it used to be. I just can't seem to lose the fat overtop all that muscle! haha I recently learned about intermittent fasting and got a... Read more
Halfway through HIIT 30 day program, hitting refresh on nutrition
Monday, May 07, 2018      1 comments

So I'm on day 17 (maybe 18?) of a 30 day program I found on youtube which is 5-day a week, 30 minute HIIT program. I have never tried HIIT before and I wanted to see if shifting to this type of workout combined with jogging a few times a week wo... Read more
New Lessons Learned, Trying Again
Monday, April 16, 2018      1 comments

So after some experimentation, a calorie is NOT a calorie. I thought that I could be active, eat pretty much what I wanted under a certain calorie count, and lose weight. It worked for about 3 weeks or so. Then I stopped losing, then I started e... Read more
What happened?! lol Getting back on track
Monday, March 12, 2018      1 comments

So, I remember doing awesome until about the third week in February...then I think I started to slack off on tracking food, but was still working out almost every day. Then a few weeks ago, my lower back pain came back with a vengeance and my wo... Read more
The winding road that is losing weight lol
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      1 comments

Hey all, I want to keep this blogging thing somewhat regular because I think it helps me stay on track. I have never stuck to a program of tracking calories and working out this long before in my life. I started on December 27 and have bee... Read more
Hmmm, went up a few pounds this week. Need to reset goals?
Saturday, January 27, 2018      1 comments

So today marks my one month anniversary here on Sparkpeople. Yay ! I've really enjoyed using all of the tools and meeting people to help inspire me in this weight loss journey. This week, I went up a few pounds on my weigh-in, but I didn't... Read more
Staying on track in Vegas/pics =)
Saturday, January 20, 2018      2 comments

Hellooo. I am back from Vegas and I was super happy to weigh in this morning and see that I managed to lose a pound despite being inundated with food (and indulging a little) in Las Vegas. Eating in Vegas is expensive! Sure I could have ea... Read more
1,100 calories of sweet potato chips....LOL
Saturday, January 13, 2018      2 comments

So I got a good lesson in yesterday, haha! I think I've mentioned before that I am a big gamer, my husband and I both are. We play a lot of a game called League of Legends. I've also talked about mindless eating. Sometimes I get into a brai... Read more
Seeing the tracker page instead of the workout ahead
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      1 comments

I noticed something interesting today as I looked back at how I've come to about 2 full weeks on a new fitness/diet plan and it doesn't feel like it has been that long. I've been working out almost every single day, (I think there were 2 days wh... Read more
Gloomy Monday, Packing for Las Vegas!!
Monday, January 08, 2018      2 comments

I took the dog out this morning and it was remarkably dark and gloomy for 10 am. There was a fresh layer of snow on the ground, and then it began raining. Strange. But not as cold as the last week, so I'm ok with it. =) I was very proud of... Read more
First weigh-in, day 8. And What do you do when you plateau?
Friday, January 05, 2018      4 comments

I stepped on the scale this morning after 8 days of beginning a fresh weight loss journey. The first day, after making a sparkpeople profile, I took some honest pictures of myself and took measurements of arms, hips, waist, and bust and then als... Read more
We shall see...
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      2 comments

So I've been doing great, tracking calories and saving calories for the times of day when my body wants them. I've also been doing short (but sometimes intense) workouts almost every day. (I've decided one day a week I will give myself a break.)... Read more
Chicken and dumplings, anxiety, and Dunkirk
Monday, January 01, 2018      0 comments

For the past few years, I've usually gone over to a friend's house for what she calls "low key" new year's. It's usually been just a few of us with lots of wine and various liquors, and unfortunately lots and lots of smoking. My husband do... Read more
Wine! Also, a question about weighing every single day...
Sunday, December 31, 2017      4 comments

So I've always wanted to learn about wine, but my husband and I haven't really been in the position to buy more than a bottle or two a month. I like the idea of trying lots of different wines and learning my tastes, because there is nothing more... Read more

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