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2 Pounds down! (50 more to go)

Sunday, January 18, 2009

The last two weeks have been extraordinarily tough and stressful. Winter quarter started at UCSD and my schedule is already hell on earth! I am taking 4 classes, which believe it or not, is INSANE! They recommend sticking to 3 per quarter. But, I took 4 classes last quarter and still managed a 3.4 GPA. Booyah for me. Anyway, this quarter is going to be 10x harder than last, with practicum requirements to meet (that's where I work on a show; I am a lightboard operator for a dance show in March), as well as lab work for two classes, lectures, projects, papers, etc. for all the rest of them. I managed to schedule in a Pilates class, which I thoroughly enjoy! Too bad its only twice a week. Plus, I have a club meeting on Fridays, Student Council on Thursdays, and in my insanity would like to add a job to the mix!

The second week of school proved to be more stressful than the first! Unusual. Wednesday of the week was particularly horrible. I ended up in tears twice that day! Jeez. I still managed to get in a good workout.

I've been eating very well and healthy. I've only eaten out on weekends, and during the week pack my meals, breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner, to take to school with me (tricky, since I don't always have refrigeration available so I have to take non-perishable foods). Yay for me and healthy food!

At our gym on campus, they offer this thing called FitStop once a week. Its free! I was tested on all sorts of things... blood pressure, fitness endurance, body fat. It turns out I am in slightly better shape than I thought!

So, in all this, I managed to lose 2 more pounds of this horrible fat! Woot for me! I look forward to losing more and more as this year progresses.
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  • ERINBELLOWS1978
    Jill my friend, as I have said before, YOU ARE MY HERO!! I think I'm busy. NO freaking way!! You have so much going, it's amazing you remember to put your shoes on in the morning!! LOL
    Honnie I am so proud of you!! YOu are doing so well to remember the keys for weightloss: consistant exercise and consistantly eating well-Perfectly ok to eat out on the weekends as long as it's not everyday!! You're doing great my friend!! Keep up the good work and we'll get this fat gone!!
    4476 days ago
  • TMCFADD1
    Jilly with all that you have going on in your life you still manage to remember you and what you really need. Kudos to you on the healthy food choices and the pilates class. That's a great way to get your exercise in. Well 2 under our belts. We can do girl! Keep up the good work.
    4477 days ago
  • CLAUDIA1333
    Hey stranger!!!! Congrats on losing those 2 pounds, and getting in shape while still doing crazy schoolwork! I know i sure couldn't do that when i was in school. Way to go! Have fun being a board op though, i sure did! Keep up the great work!!
    4477 days ago
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