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I'm registered for my first 5K!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      9 comments

I'm so excited! My first 5K is on April 22 in Wilmington, NC. It's the 5K Race for the Planet. No, I don't live in Wilmington but it's only about an hour from me, and I'll be staying with my friend there who is going to be running the race as... Read more
Good choices day 2
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      5 comments

I'm gonna see if I can make a "Good choices" blog every day. I want to see how many days I can do this. Try it - it works. Good choices: 1) Healthy breakfast, lunch, and two out of three snacks 2) Got hibachi takeout for dinner but on... Read more
Back to good choices! Hurray!
Monday, February 27, 2012      9 comments

First of all, THANK YOU to all my Sparkfriends for the encouragement you gave me on my previous blog, "Unable to Move Forward." You guys are awesome. I tried to reply to everyone's comments but didn't have time to finish, so thank you for your... Read more
Unable to move forward
Sunday, February 26, 2012      11 comments

I am regressing back to my old ways. I've been somewhat depressed during the past week, even though I have nothing to be depressed about. I suspect hormones are at play but this feels so much worse than my usual bouts of PMS. Arghh. I feel l... Read more
I can't wait to be a stupid b-----!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      11 comments

Today, as I was standing on hall duty at the end of the school day, a 1st grade student of mine walked up to me and said, "Mrs _____! Davon called you a fat b**tch when we got back to class after music!" I said, "Don't even repeat a word like ... Read more
Blah. Just...blah.
Monday, February 13, 2012      15 comments

Feeling like poo today. I haven't been sleeping enough...a common problem that needs to be rectified. Bah. Plus the weather is cold and crappy, and work is blah. The only thing that I can say is good is my relationship with my husband. V-Day ... Read more
Still having a great week
Saturday, February 04, 2012      9 comments

Every morning I get up and weigh myself, and lately, every morning I weigh less than I did the morning before. It feels miraculous! Having gone for a month without a loss got me used to seeing the normal fluctuations (mostly ups, little downs)... Read more
Trying not to kill people is hard
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      15 comments

So far this week is going far as nutrition and exercise goes. Interactions with human beings are not going well. I am ANGRY at everyone and everything around me. It feels like I have PMS even though I don't. I got in a big f... Read more
A great quote and good choices for today
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      7 comments

“What we perceive as a failure may simply be our inner being's way of telling us that we are ready to move to a new level of growth.” — Anne Wilson Schaef Thank you, LUNARAEVNWILDER for this quote. It suits my situation perfectly. ... Read more
Boo freaking hoo
Monday, January 30, 2012      14 comments

Wahhhhh!! Have you ever spent weeks working your @$$ off at the gym only to undo all your hard work from eating too much? I have been calling this a plateau (going four weeks without a loss) but the truth is, I'm not doing all the right things... Read more
Screw that cake! Screw you, treadmill!
Sunday, January 22, 2012      6 comments

I laughed and laughed at this article on Bob Harper's self-coaching method. I am going to use this. Mostly because I enjoy cursing.
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Feeling like the only person on SP who isn't losing weight
Sunday, January 15, 2012      10 comments

Is everyone on SP losing weight right now? Every time I look at my feed, it says "_____ lost 2 pounds!" or 3 pounds. or 6 pounds. Sheesh. For me, it ain't happening right now. And I'm pretty frustrated. I ate too much while my friend ... Read more
Sunday, January 08, 2012      6 comments

This week I gained two pounds. It was pretty expected, considering I had a binge on Wednesday, ate Italian food for the hubs' bday on Friday, and Saturday we had some ice cream cake. This week also has some challenges, because I have a four day... Read more
Advice for losing weight and getting fit in 2012
Saturday, January 07, 2012      16 comments

Ever since people have noticed my weight loss, they have been asking me what I'm doing to lose weight. Sometimes it's hard to formulate a good answer for them. So here's my weight loss advice to anyone who wants to take the advice of someone ... Read more
Fitness queen!
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      20 comments

I love the new year because all the newbies are at the gym. And for once, I'm not one of them! It makes me feel good to finally see that I am making some serious progress. I feel like a ROCK STAR today. Wanna know why? 1) I can run ... Read more

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