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59 Days Till Europe!!!
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

So last I used this site regularly (Oct/Nov) I got down to 185ish. Now, I've gained 15lbs and am struggling. But now I have new motivation. I'm going to Europe in less than 60 days. This is such an unexpected trip and the perfect motivation... Read more
New Year; New Me
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

Today's weigh in put me at 202.6 lbs. The lowest weight I managed to attain last year was ~184. It is upsetting that I managed to fall into old habits and gain almost 20 lbs. I stopped going to the gym for the last two months, stopped tracking m... Read more
Fitness Assessment Oct. 25th
Monday, October 25, 2010      4 comments

Here are my results: Total inches lost: -4.75 Total fat lost: -1.9% (4.4 lbs) Muscle: +2 lbs I am happy with these results, though I was expecting a greater loss. However, it is a loss and weight loss is a process. I will see this ... Read more
Save the Date.
Sunday, October 03, 2010      3 comments

I had a fitness assessment done when I signed up for my new gym, complete with all measurements around August 25th. I pre-booked my follow up (I have 8 that I prepaid for) for October 25th. This was to help me to say motivated and accountable. S... Read more
Slow and steady wins the race
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      3 comments

This week I lost 1.2 lbs. Which is super, but yeah, a little disappointing. I tracked and exercised vigilantly this past week. However, I looked at some pictures from when I was 229+ lbs and it reminded me of how this is a process. It took... Read more
Why I have the motivation to stick with it (and the tools).
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      1 comments

So, I haven’t blogged in a very long time. To be honest, eating healthily and exercising were always at the back of my mind the entire summer. And I did well with both for the most parts...but not with any consistency. I actually didn’t really g... Read more
Goal Blog for the Lose 8 Pounds in September Team!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      8 comments

*What are your fitness goals? To be able to run 25 min. straight. Most I've ever done is 20 min. and today I was able to do 15 min. *What is your weight goal? I was 189.6 lbs this morning. 182 lbs would be a nice number to attain. Secre... Read more
My resolve to let.it.go.
Sunday, June 13, 2010      1 comments

I was reading an article today and these three things really stuck out: • You are at least ten times prettier than you think you are. That holds true no matter how pretty you already think you are! Don't believe me? Ask your mother/auntie/g... Read more
Self-Challenge: 10 lbs in 4 weeks
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      4 comments

Self: The Goal: 10 lbs Time-frame: 4 weeks Starting weight (Apr. 28, 2010): 187.2 Final goal weight (May 26, 2010): 177.2 Starting tomorrow you shall: 1) Drink 2 L of water a day (Yep, start lugging that 1L bo... Read more
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      2 comments

So I'm being a loser and imitating some of my favorite food blogs. Check out Fitnessista and Eat.Live.Run. if you are interested. Anyway, I decided to take a picture of my healthy mid-week groceries. Ahaha...awesome. ;) ... Read more
Drag my teeth across your chest to taste your beating heart.
Monday, April 05, 2010      0 comments

Self: Darling, I am so incredibly proud of all the achievements you have made this semester. You have regained some of your confidence in your academic abilities and only can go up. You have proven hard work is worthwhile and will get you a... Read more
Being positive! Only 45 lbs!
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

So I have had some issues with keeping on track for the passed couple of weeks. I broke down a bit yesterday and today decided to *actually* buy a scale. Because I obviously have been failing at getting to the gym to weigh myself on weigh-in da... Read more
Time to Get Serious
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

I have to stop the snacking and random eating. I have to stop the sporadic exercise. I have to track on a regular basis. I have gained and lost the same 2 lbs over and over in the last few weeks. So here is my 21 day back on track commitmen... Read more
Enough is Enough
Sunday, March 14, 2010      3 comments

I’m not pretty enough. I’m not thin enough. I’m not smart enough. I’m not motivated enough. I’m not talented enough. I’m not creative enough. I’m not fun enough. I’m not friendly enough. I’m not confident enough. I’m not sexy e... Read more
Gold Baby!
Thursday, February 25, 2010      0 comments

I went to the gym and ended up running 10 mins straight at 6.0. I was so impressed with myself. I wasn't out of breath either and probably could have continued, but my shoelace was untied so I stopped and then cooled down. I went with my friend ... Read more

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