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Trying Really Hard
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      5 comments

A year ago I noticed my weight going down without much effort on my part. I was pleased, and excited, and a bit delusional that it would last. I'm not sure exactly what I was doing, but one year later (and after gaining back 17 pounds over a ver... Read more
Without Even Trying
Sunday, April 28, 2013      4 comments

I'm down a few pounds over the last month and a half and I feel like I haven't even been trying very hard - I joked that I think our scale is slowly breaking by a pound a week! It makes me wonder, if I feel like I'm not even trying that hard - i... Read more
Sunday, September 02, 2012      2 comments

My mom just recently found out she has diabetes. It's not a big surprise given our family history and our eating habits. Right now she can easily control it with diet and exercise, but as we all know - diet and exercise isn't always easy. I... Read more
Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

We've been back from our vacation for around five days now, and I finally feel like I'm back on track nutritionally and physically. I've gotten to Zumba the last three afternoons (plus this morning) and I've kept my calories roughly where I want... Read more
A Stumble
Friday, August 10, 2012      6 comments

I haven’t been incredibly active on my SparkPage this week because I was ashamed of myself. I had a few rough days emotionally/hormonally and for the first time since Mid-May when I started up my new regime, I stopped working out and stopped wat... Read more
July was a Great Month!
Friday, August 03, 2012      4 comments

I just received two more awards for July - 500 sparkpoints and Consistency! This is the first time I've gotten either one of those awards and I'm feeling pretty good. :) I even lost a couple of pounds this month! There are some things I fee... Read more
Morning Workouts
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

I love and loathe morning workouts. If the alarm wakes me up I want to hit snooze and pull the covers tighter over my head, and if Matt is still in bed I like to get in some extra cuddle time (morning cuddles are the best, I’m half-awake so I re... Read more
Thursday, July 12, 2012      3 comments

I am addicted to Zumba - which I think is a good thing ;) I have the video game for my X-Box Kinect system, and between my wanting to play the game and my boyfriend encouraging me it's been easy to work out every day. So far this week (my f... Read more
Weight Loss
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      1 comments

I've had a SparkPeople account for over a year, and even used it for about 7 weeks last fall. Starting in May of this year I decided to get down and dirty and really start holding myself accountable for the food I put in the my mouth and the exe... Read more