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I'm struggling!!!
Saturday, November 05, 2011      7 comments

Hi Everyone. If you know me, you know I have been running for 13 weeks now and I really do love it. I run about 4-5 times per week for a minimum of 3 miles during the work week and a longer run on the weekends up to an hour. I signed up for a ... Read more
40 days of running.........questions about weight loss.
Saturday, October 15, 2011      10 comments

Hi everyone! Thanks for reading my blog. As you know, yesterday was my 40th run. It wasnt that long ago when I was trying to make it running a full minute, now my usual workout is 30 minutes non stop and my longer runs are 45 to 60 minutes no... Read more
Running............after work...........help!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      5 comments

So, if you read my first blog you know I started running again and I LOVE IT! Well, I am a school counselor who is off all summer. I was running at 8am when it was cool out and I was fresh out of bed. Now I went back to work this week and have... Read more
Running again..............could it really be different this time?
Friday, August 19, 2011      7 comments

Hi Everyone, thanks for reading my blog. Its been a long time. I have always admired runners. Everytime I see somone running I think to myself that this is the ultimate definition of fitness. I have tried many times before to be a runner. I... Read more
The Ups and Downs...............and 85 days to go!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      7 comments

Its been a little over 3 months since I have been doing Spark and I have seen some ups and downs but definitlely more ups. I have only lost 8 pounds but my body looks a lot different. I have given away 4 pairs of pants and drum roll please....... Read more
What 2 months on Spark has taught me.....
Sunday, February 20, 2011      11 comments

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to put my thoughts on "paper" and do a 2 month check in with myself. I joined Spark just about 2 months ago and I learned a lot about myself, I learned what doesnt work and what does. The best thing I learned about... Read more
Patience, Determination, Adjustments and PAY OFF!!!
Friday, February 11, 2011      12 comments

Good Morning my Spark Friends, So, it is Friday morning, a little after 5 am, and you all know what this means........its weigh in day. Well, I just weighed in AND I LOST 2 POUNDS!!! For those of you who know me, you know this is a huge and ... Read more
I dont mean to sound like a broken record.......
Friday, February 04, 2011      13 comments

I feel bad even posting this blog because I dont want all of you to think I am just a broken record since I have posted blogs like this before. But, I am frustrated, AGAIN! I dont know what else to do and I dont want to give up. I'm not gonna... Read more
BMR Question
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      2 comments

Hi guys, Since I have decided that I need to eat less calories, the lower end of my range, I decided to also check out what my BMR is according to several different websites that I found. I am 33 years old, 5'3' and weight 142. Here are the ... Read more
Adjusted Plan
Monday, January 31, 2011      9 comments

Since I havent been seeing any weight loss I am going to try to take the advice of my fellow spark friends. My calorie range is 1200-1550 and I have been eating up to the 1550 most days. I am going to try to stay at 1400 or below for this week... Read more
Godiva Chocolates
Sunday, January 30, 2011      9 comments

Just had to blog about my Sunday. I Christmas shopped a little at Godiva this past Christmas and because I spent $50 I got a free $10 gift card to use. Well it was about to expire so me an my fiance went to the Godiva store today. Wow! That p... Read more
Am I doing something wrong?
Friday, January 28, 2011      17 comments

Its early Friday morning before work and the day of my weekly weigh in. I just weighed myself and I am still 142.0! Which means since I started this on December 24th I have only lost 2 pounds! I have been at this weight now for the 3rd week i... Read more
New Year, new responsibilities, new hopes!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      7 comments

I'm up at 4:45 am and its the second morning I have been up this early. I have been stressed out about work. I am a school counselor and there are only 2 of us at my school. My co-worker just left to go on maternity leave. Our intern has ste... Read more
It going to be a better week with the help of the FIRM!
Sunday, January 23, 2011      4 comments

I spent the last week being sick and miserable. I dont think I have ever taken my health for granted but when you spend a week laying around not being able to do simple things like having the energy to go get the mail, you realize you precious ... Read more
I'll just pretend!
Saturday, January 22, 2011      5 comments

This has been one heck of a week! I have been so gung ho (sp?) on the eating right and working out and have actually lost 2 pounds since I started on Christmas Eve. Then, this past Monday, I woke up with a sore throat. It was BAD! It got WOR... Read more

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