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Zombies, Run! 5K W1D1
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      3 comments

Today I started my 5K training program using the Zombies, Run! 5K app. It is fantastic! This is the most motivated I have ever felt to go out and complete a run. The hardest part for me is going to be allowing myself "off" days to rest! I think ... Read more
Motivating Me
Thursday, May 16, 2013      1 comments

I'm doing a lot of learning and discovering as I begin this process of taking care of myself. I was working under really high stress levels for such a very long time, that I think I've forgotten how to really relax and just *not* be stressed. ... Read more
Spark Solution Day 3: Graduation Day
Saturday, May 11, 2013      2 comments

So today I started out by going on a hike with my mom. It was a combined graduation day/ Mother's Day hike. This is a picture of my mom and I walking: Then I went t... Read more
Spark Solution Day 2: Bumpy Ride
Friday, May 10, 2013      1 comments

I'm going to be honest. Yesterday started out great, and then went downhill by evening. I ate well all day- staying in my calorie range and focusing on good, healthy foods. I even got out on two walks for my cardio. I had planned to do some zumb... Read more
Spark Solution Day 1: Fresh Start
Thursday, May 09, 2013      0 comments

Here I present my awful, embarrassing "before" picture. ... Read more
Spark Solution Day 0: Priority ME
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      2 comments

Hello Spark World! I'm back. I have returned, somewhat chagrined, with my tail between my legs. But the past is the past, and I'm ready to start over and start fresh! I have officially graduated (well, the ceremony is this coming Saturday)... Read more
First Week of Fitbit and Other Fun Fitness
Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

I am living in Baltimore, Maryland for the summer because I am doing at research internship at UMBC. The last two days have been super hot! ... Read more
Fitbit Day 2
Friday, June 15, 2012      6 comments

Ah, so satisfying. I told myself I wasn't going to change my activity too much this first week. I just wanted to see my baseline and get a sense for where I had to go. ... Read more
Fitbit Day 1
Thursday, June 14, 2012      11 comments

I got my fitbit tracker last night from Amazon when I got home from work. This is my new little friend that is going to get me more active! I love it because the flower grows as you are more active and withers if you are sitting still for too ... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Day 4
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      1 comments

Today was a crazy day. I am trying to stay afloat, but it's a bit difficult. We've reached that part of the semester where all the profs realize that they have to start getting some grades in the books before finals come around the corner. ... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Day 3
Monday, March 19, 2012      3 comments

Well, last night I was really bummed that my spring break was over and I would have to get up early in the morning and start the grind again. However, I think I woke up with a new perspective on life! I got up, went to class, then headed over ... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Day 2
Sunday, March 18, 2012      3 comments

The weather has been absolutely crazy. Just a few minutes ago it was snowing pretty hard, but now the sun it shining and things are dripping. I might even get a walk in afterall; I thought I was doomed to workout dvds. Yesterday I went for th... Read more
5% Spring Challenge
Saturday, March 17, 2012      2 comments

Well, I am back and am planning on making my health a priority again. I've already renewed my gym membership and have started tracking my food here on Sparkpeople. My goal is to commit to at least one type of exercise per day. It can either ... Read more
A Quick Update
Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

While I know in reality I won't be blogging much this week again, I wanted to update just a little before I am completely consumed by homework today. ... Read more
Labor Day to Halloween Challenge Day 19
Saturday, September 24, 2011      1 comments

Day 19 Okay, once again I let life take control. But I've caught myself much sooner in the cycle than normal! I slipped up on all my goals, so I'm going back to my goals from week 1. Starting tomorrow: no soda, get at least 30 minutes o... Read more

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