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Today's Running Song:

Sunday, September 06, 2009

"Big Girl Now" by Lady Gaga & NKTOB


Today's Running Song:

Saturday, September 05, 2009

"If You Seek Amy" by Britney Spears

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YIBYAB 9/6/2009 10:08AM

    This song plays over the gym's speakers about once every 20 minutes. Argggh!

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KATERBUGG 9/5/2009 7:05PM

  Great song to run to! Very motivating!

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BIGOLEDIVA 9/5/2009 6:53PM

    Now THAT is what I call a SHORT blog! LOL

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Today's Running Song:

Friday, September 04, 2009

"When I Ruled The World" by Coldplay

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    I tell people, "Yeah, I like Coldplay. You'll get over it." :P

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JOPAPGH 9/4/2009 8:17AM

    I like it, although it is considered cool now to dis Coldplay.

How about "Unbelievable" by one hit wonders EMF?


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Recovery week

Thursday, September 03, 2009

First, a link to my latest Examiner.com post:


I think I can sum up the way to lose weight in one word: THINK.

Anyway. I've been in a true recovery period this week after having shredded my quads on Sunday and being in a truly pathetic state. It's pathetic when you have to put your hands under you on the toilet seat to even DREAM about getting to a sitting position. LOL.

Glad that's over with! I did a little bit of circle step on Monday, a (very) short run and pilates on Tuesday, and yesterday I stretched, lifted and went to my regular cardio fusion class with only the slightest residual discomfort. Whew!

My swelly belly is still hanging around (because of surgery, my stomach fat is disarticulated from the muscle and fluid collects in the interstitial space between), but it's not been painful. And I'm down 2 pounds, sorta (muscle loss).

The plan for this month is to rest up. So far I've done good with ignoring the invites for all the 5Ks that are going on this month. I am going to do Bike the Cbus on Saturday and even (finally!) bought a bike helmet for the 28-mile urban tour. It's through a pretty bad part of town (and they can call it King-Lincoln or Olde Towne East, but it's still the near East side) so I'm going to have to make friends quickly. The ride will be scenic and totes awesome though.

The other plan for the month - going to the Spark Your Life convention in Cincy! I'm just going down and back, it's not that far a drive. Anyone else?

Hope everyone is Sparking away to get ready for fall. :)

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VIVA_VICTORIES 9/6/2009 9:46AM

    Interesting article. I always thought my long To Do lists were helping me, and your article made me realize, they're actually kinda stressing me out.

I'm totally going to use some of your tips because if I'm going to have belly fat, I want to earn it through eating, not just because of some hormones that pop up while I'm stressed! Of course, the ultimate goal is no belly fat!

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KJNE8O 9/3/2009 9:34PM

    I will be seeing you in Cinci and also doing the run! I look forward to meeting you and everyone else.

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BILLALEX70 9/3/2009 8:24PM

    Sounds like you're in full recovery mode.

I hadn't heard about that ride. Anne and I are doing the Covered Bridge Tour with COP on Saturday.

I'm looking forward to the SP convention in 3 weeks as well. John is right there is a run on Saturday morning, but I think it's at like 7 AM. I'm signed up to do the run and then the walk with DW.

I'll look forward to finally meeting in person.

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JOPAPGH 9/3/2009 12:25PM

    Think some folks are getting together to run at the convention. Check with sp_nancy.

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Today's Running Song:

Thursday, September 03, 2009

"Neighborhood #3 (Lights Out)" by Arcade Fire

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LESS_IS_MO 9/9/2009 9:15AM

    No Cars Go - Arcade Fire

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