Interesting Article: 5 Ways Your Brain Tricks You into Sticking with Bad Habits
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      2 comments
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Brief Spark Vacation!
Saturday, June 02, 2012      7 comments

Hello all! I just wanted to drop a line and let you know that I'll be taking a brief vacay from Spark for a little bit. I have every intention of coming back though. ... Read more
Life Update!
Friday, May 25, 2012      2 comments

Hello all! I'm still kicking. Between allergies (when will they go away!?), DH's graduation stress, and financial stress, I've been a wreck and not exercised much at all! But between a surprise visit to Chicago last week (yay! So many active peo... Read more
I Know I'm Late to the Party: Never Quit Pledge
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

Late to the party, but I brought my noise-maker! emoticon Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that ... Read more
What To Do If It's Just Not Working
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

Warning: This blog is a thought experiment for myself. If it helps you, great! If you start reading it and get bored, s'alright, I love you anyways, so please stop wasting your time. If you told me I had a superpower, had had it for years, ... Read more
What Happens if You Fight for an Inch
Saturday, March 24, 2012      7 comments

I've been working out for a month. Not my usual, I go to the gym when I feel like it. No, I basically work out for an hour a day/six days a week. The workouts are really the maximum amount of time that I'm willing to put into working out. I putz... Read more
Picture Inspiration
Saturday, February 25, 2012      3 comments

I think Sparkpeople made the font really tiny, but it says I just started working out. I used to be pretty strong, but now I'm really weak. People are excited for me.... Read more
Checking In
Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

Wow, has it really been two months since my last blog? I suppose it has! I hope that I've been checking in with everyone enough that no one felt left out. I was mainly just "lurking" with not much to say, because for the most part, I didn't FEEL... Read more
Warning: Very ANGRY Open Letter, Only Tangentially Related to Fitness
Monday, November 07, 2011      8 comments

I'm warning you in advance that this blog is only tangentially fitness related and may bum you out. I don't like bumming people out, but I consider you all friends, so I like to keep you updated. In short, without having to read this, I walked a... Read more
Learning "Efficient Inefficiency"
Monday, September 26, 2011      4 comments

Honestly, DH and I are at the school from 8am (we leave at 7am) until about 8pm during the week. On the plus side, we're getting lots of work done and earning a bit more money than we used to! Yay! On the negative side, we're eating out ALL the ... Read more
Want a Supercheap/Fast/Easy Monday vacation?
Monday, September 12, 2011      6 comments

I hope everyone's having a fantastic Monday. I spent the weekend watching Dr. Who (I have never watched it before, and we're cancelling Netflix on the 21st, so it was now or never) and relaxing a bit too much. ... Read more
Past Ashley v. Future Ashley: A Battle
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

There's this episode of "How I Met Your Mother" (great show, by the way) that focuses on Ted and Marshall getting a problem. "You know who will totally be able to solve this?" one asks. The other responds, "Future Ted and Future Marshall?" "Yep!... Read more
Life Update
Thursday, August 25, 2011      5 comments

This isn't about fitness, as it put it lightly, gone by the wayside and taken the bus to New Mexico: I imagine it is enjoying fresh grilled shrimp tacos on hand-made whole wheat taco shells. BEWARE THIS GLOOMY GUS POST: if you are not f... Read more
Not the July I Thought it Would Be
Sunday, July 31, 2011      8 comments

So...July didn't turn out exactly as I thought it would. Pants that miraculously fit at the beginning of July are now tellingly snug. I only eeked out 500 fitness minutes this month. Water was only SOMETIMES drank. But, I told myself I wasn't go... Read more
My Declaration of Independence
Friday, July 01, 2011      7 comments

So, on the DIY Challenge, we're challenged this week to write a declaration of independence. And I've struggled since I've found out about it. What do I want independence from? DH and I get along great, with lots of alone time both together and ... Read more

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