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After a tough 3-4 months of moving to the other side of the country, locum work, more moving and starting a new job I'm pressing the restart button! Unfortunately I'm back up to 87kg (192lbs) but I know what to do to change that and I feel recommitted to doing it after a few months of being ambivalent about the whole process. So it is back to cutting calories, tracking calories and reintroducing exercises. Hopefully my injuries picked up last year stay away!

Race Plans for 2015
Feb 7th - Busselton Half Marathon

Race Plans for 2014
Nov 2nd - Big Forest Run 15k

Race Plans for 2013
February 23rd - Twilight 10k - 58minutes
March 24th - Brisbane Twilight Half Marathon - Called off half way through :-(
May 26th - Barossa Valley Half Marathon - 2:02:17 - a new PR!!
June 2nd - Rocky River Half Marathon - 2:09:47
June 14th - Oxfam Brisbane 100k walk - 21 hours 37 minutes
August 17th - Sunshine Coast Tough Mudder - done!
September 7th - Royal National Park Coastal Classic - cancelled due to injury/move
October 26th - Perth Tough Mudder - done although very painfully!

Race Plans for 2012
Feb 4th - Busselton WA Half Marathon - Done! 2 hours 8 minutes 34 seconds
April 15th - Canberra Half Marathon - Done! 2 hours 5 minutes 41 seconds
June 3rd - Rockhampton Half Marathon - Done! 2 hours 3 minutes 10 seconds
August 12th - Sydney City to Surf 14k - Done! 1 hour 19 minutes 56 seconds
August 18th - Bush Bolt 6.65km - Done! 35 minutes
September 16th - CQ Physio Spring Classic 10K - Done! 52 minutes 39 seconds
October 13th - Hartford marathon 4 hours 27 minutes
October 28th - Rock N' Roll LA Half Marathon 2 hours 4 minutes

Member Since: 3/29/2011

Fitness Minutes: 64,521

My Goals:
Get back under 80kg and keep going

Reduce body fat % to low 20s%

Fit into a size 8 US or size 10 AU consistently

Do pullups

Get faster

My Program:
Group classes 1-2 days a week

Kettle bell DVD once a week

Running 3-5 days a week

Stretch & foam roller daily

Fun exercise as often as possible -horse back riding, hiking

Plan food everyday to set myself up for success

Track everything

Enjoy a splurge now and then guilt free

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I live in Tom Price in Western Australia but am from Connecticut in the US.

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    You are funny! emoticon Have a good week.
    731 days ago
    Sad to say I don't have any hills near. Plus gun deer season starts this weekend, plus everything being so slippery out. At least I have my indoor.
    Glad you are feeling better.
    750 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/19/2014 6:38:27 AM
    Thank you so much for the info and support. Yesterday I didn't see it stick at all. I am thinking that if that keeps up I will be able to ride her soon, maybe in a few days. She is 6 years old. I am hoping that I can wait till spring to have the surgery done. The Vet is 2 hours away and it is winter here, so would like to wait so I don't have to worry about the roads.
    I hope you are feeling better. Are you still working while you are feeling sick? Have you been to a Dr.? Take care my friend.
    Thank you again.
    Also, Honey, my mare is just loving the attention. I love it too!!
    750 days ago
    Thank you for commenting. He said something about splitting. A small incision, splitting and maybe one stitch. Done while standing. She needs it on both hind legs. He would do it all in one surgery.
    She has had issues with the locking since I got her as a weanling. Nothing for about the last 1 1/2 years. I had to put my older horse down about the end of Sept. She really took it bad. I have been walking her over poles, straight line. Increasing the time each time I walk her. Any other suggestions?
    752 days ago
    Sounds like you have some neat stuff planned. I'm not sure I could endure the 100F+ weather - wowza!

    I hope your recovery is going good and you are sticking with the physio exercises. Don't want to hurt yourself worse - but you know your body and what your comfort level is. :-)

    I find just getting active for about an hour a day (minimum) is best for me getting started again. That way I'm not stressed if I don't do a certain workout. Just gotta keep moving and then the rest will come - always has in the past.

    Hope you are having a wonderful day.
    789 days ago
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