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Pluses and minuses
Friday, June 29, 2012      3 comments

So I've been on SP for about two months now and just wanted to take a minute or two to reflect on some simple things I've either added to my life or given up in my time here. -I've added an extra 1/2 hour to my day. At first I would onl... Read more
I'm a Nervous Nelly!
Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

So I'm getting ready to start the 30 Day Shred and, I must confess, I'm a bit scared/excited/nervous! It reminds me of when I ran my first 10K. I had only been running for about 6 months when my (now ex) boyfriend signed me up without my... Read more
Why does this bother me so much?
Thursday, June 21, 2012      6 comments

Ok, maybe I just need to vent. I always bring baby carrots, a banana, a peach, an apple, etc. to work for my snacks between meals. Yesterday I forgot them and when I mentioned it my co-worker in the cube next to me said, "Oh, what are you goin... Read more
Third week of 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge done!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      2 comments

Wow, time flies! I'm done with week 3 of the challenge. I'll admit, at first I didn't think this would be challenging enough for me. I mean, 10 minutes a day? What could that possibly do? But this week I noticed that my push-ups were better... Read more
Mail call!
Monday, June 18, 2012      0 comments

I received a couple of exciting things in the mail this weekend: #1 Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred. I cannot wait to start this. I finish the 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge on June 27th, Shred starts on June 28th! #2 My packe... Read more
Back to running in shorts!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      3 comments

This morning, when I got up for my run I realized that none of my normal running clothes were clean. Digging deep into my dresser drawer my hand emerged with my old nemesis...my running shorts. I'm one of those pear shaped girls and no m... Read more
First week of 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge done!
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      1 comments

This morning I finished the first week of the 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge. When I first started it I thought, "how can 10 minutes a day do anything?" Well I grabbed my dumbbells that were collecting dust on the shelf (still in the box, b... Read more
Scaling back on the scale
Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

Now that I'm a few weeks into my journey I've noticed that weighing myself on a daily basis has been one of the hardest habits to break. I remember reading something years ago that said people who weigh themselves on a daily basis tend to not g... Read more
Surprise, surprise, surprise!
Thursday, May 17, 2012      2 comments

So a get on the scale this morning and...4 more pounds gone! I was only expecting a 1 or 2 pound loss, figuring that the 4 pounds lost in the first week was the "water weight" and now I'd be down to the slow and steady part of my weight loss. ... Read more
Monday morning quarterback
Monday, May 14, 2012      0 comments

Oh it's Monday again, time to reflect on how bad I've been over the weekend. If only I hadn't had that burger...or that french dip... So I did go over my calories a small amount Friday and Saturday but, since I keep such close track of wha... Read more
The dreaded evening 5K
Friday, May 11, 2012      0 comments

It's that time of year again. The Twilight 5K in uptown Charlotte. I run in a series every year that is comprised of 9-11 races of varying lengths; 5K, 4 miler, 10K, and 15K. The one race that I would skip every year if I could? The Tw... Read more
And the magic number is...
Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

4! 4 pounds lost in my first week on SparkPeople! There were some serious moments of soul searching throughout the week...like that box of Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Butter Cookies staring at me while I was in line at Trader Joe's. Only $1... Read more
Back on track
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      0 comments

I have often put off starting a diet because of some event coming up...a football game, a party, a weekend trip. This time it was...the concert. The concert that entailed 2-3 hours of tailgating beforehand and continued beer consumption inside... Read more