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Maintenance - 1 week and counting. :)

Monday, August 04, 2008

SO! :D

I'VE DONE IT! hahaha for one week. WOOHOO! :D

I weighed this morning and it was actually slightly lower than last Monday's 167.2 weigh-in, still within my maintenance range and going strong. :)

I have to admit I've been a bundle of nerves this week -- this maintenance thing is SCARY for me. I was able to kind of examine my thoughts and admit it to my husband yesterday that I was having a hard time relaxing and feeling fidgety and whatnot... I think it really was because I was afraid of gaining weight. It's so hard to trust in the system, even though I was able to trust in it while losing. It worked the way it was supposed to then, so why shouldn't it work the way it's intended to now?

I was being silly. I KNOW that I'm still excercising and working hard in that area. I'm still eating mostly healthy and still trying to keep tabs on that even with my daily mini splurges that I nearly always have. I'm still working to eat fruits and vegetables. I'm still drinking my water. I'm maintaining all my healthy habits. AND I'm still weighing myself at least once a week.

So nothing is going to SHOCK me. I'm not going to wake up one day and be 20lbs heavier. I'm MANAGING my weight -- even in maintenance. It's not that I'm "DONE" doing anything just because I'm done LOSING weight.

I have to get used to these ideas and keep reassuring myself until I get used to this. I think the longer I'm able to continue maintaining is going to build my confidence. SO! ONE WEEK DOWN!

I've reduced my average calorie burn estimate per week to 2000 calories -- I'm not really swimming much anymore and although I would like to change that, I need to make sure my estimate is realistic. So my calorie ranges have changed VERY SLIGHTLY from what I posted last week and they're updated on my page.

I was very proud of myself for resisting temptation at a bookstore Starbucks this weekend. My DH wanted to go get a cupcake. So we went, bought a book, bought an Oxygen mag for me to check out, and headed to the Starbucks. I decided not to get anything. The treats looked good -- but they looked so HUGE!!!! I knew that getting one meant I'd eat all of it and I really just didn't want to. So I took a bite of sample cookie on the counter, and a couple bites of his cupcake and felt good. :D Then we got one of their new Vivanno thingies. SO GOOD, folks!!! And not too shabby in the nutrition department either. It's in my tracker for Saturday if you're curious -- I entered .5 serving for me since we shared it. Description for the kind we got (Banana Chocolate Blend) - semi-sweet chocolate, banana, whey protein and milk. 21g of protein for one serving. Anyway -- it was good. And a smart choice I think.

I also did part of the Project Mayhem! challenge. I didn't make it to a 1 rep circuit -- I had to quit halfway through the 15 rep circuit. Here's the thing about Project Mayhem.... the excercises are almost always the same. And I cannot do that many pushups and dips. I have problems with my wrists. And I get really sick of the other excercises which are less challenging for me. I could do modifications... but I'm thinking instead I'm going to forgo any challenges that don't look exciting or interesting, or just do them every once in a while. I mean pushups, dips, lunges, squats, scissor kicks... I can only take so much. I LIKE VARIETY!!! And interesting moves! Simple is still challenging, especially the way the challenges are designed... but I just don't think it's a good fit for me.

So I mentioned getting that Oxygen mag -- I think I'm gonna become a subscriber one of these days. :) Once one of my current subscriptions runs out or for Christmas or something. Whatever comes first. I HATE ALL THE ADS. But the content seems good enough to make up for it. Definitely a little more hardcore than the stuff I'm getting now, I think. So that's exciting.

I got a run in yesterday, too. Not as long as I wanted -- only about 2 miles... but I headed out later than usual and my DH got a bad feeling and came and got me. I don't mind trusting his bad feelings. I'd rather never find out what that bad feeling might have been about and be safe than chance it and be sorry. But I got 2 miles so I'm happy. :) And I was making good time, too.

THIS MORNING'S WORKOUT -- SO FUN. If you've been with my blog a LONG TIME, you might remember me talking about doing a Masala Bhangra workout back in the day. :D Well I FINALLY got Volume 2 and did it this morning. :D I can't tell you how much I love doing this Indian dance stuff. I think it's one of those workouts that could be less challenging if you don't get into it, but if you really throw your whole body into the moves it's definitely heart-rate-raising. :D You're supposed to bump your shoulders up and down almost all the time, which helps. Lots of kind of jumping around and stuff, too. I really like the instructor as well. I RECOMMEND IT. :D

I also have another Ellie Krieger recipe recommendation -- I made the Aromatic Noodles with Lime-Peanut Sauce. SO GOOD. I substituted more sugar snap peas since we had no snow peas available... and we were out of lime juice so that was out. Also it calls for .5 cup of natural PB, but we only had about .25 left -- so I used .25 of cashew butter as well. :D Anyway -- it turned out amazing and I am SO looking forward to eating leftovers at lunch. For those who don't have the book -- it's basically whole wheat spaghetti with steamed broccoli and Snap peas/Snow peas, and then you make this sauce using PB, soy sauce, Rice wine vinegar, lime juice, grated ginger, scallion, rep pepper flakes, brown sugar, and some water. Serve with some crushed toasted peanuts on top.

Well. I think I covered everything. I know it's a long blog but that's what I get for not blogging since Thursday. ;)

  
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SLCOLMAN 8/5/2008 8:44PM

    That recipe is one that I want to try from the book! LOL I loved the penne with roasted tomatos and white beans - DH said yes please make it again but minus the beans.

Glad that maintaining is going well :)

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MARLIE13 8/5/2008 5:06PM

    Awesome awesome blog!! I think you might remember me freaking out being at goal and maintaining? So I know exactly what you're talking about. I think next year will be totally different for us...a year of maintaining under our belts and we won't be nervous about all the fuel we're consuming or the scale going up and down a few pounds.

That recipe sounds wonderful. You've really tried out a ton more from that cookbook than I have. I'm exciting about having a hubby soon to cook for though! Maybe then I'll get more recipe time in the kitchen. ;o)

Hope your week is off to a great start!

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MDTWEETY 8/5/2008 3:19PM

    You are doing great with the maintenance!! Keep making those Ellie Krieger recipes and you'll do just fine. emoticon

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RUTHIEBABY1 8/5/2008 1:52PM

    i'm right there with ya! except i'm not really sure what i'm supposed to be doing different. i ate a little more than normal, and a lot more than normal on saturday, and i still maintained phew!

it is like a weight (no pun intended) has been lifted, not looking for a loss on the scale.

i feel like the strength training challenge really helped me get off to a good start on my new body fat % goal! good challenge! thanks for that one!

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CHASINGPAVEMENT 8/5/2008 1:33PM

    Wow Maintenance! such an amazing word. I hope to be there someday soon! im so proud of you. your such an inspriation to me and im proud of you!

that vivano chcolate banana drink from starbucks = heaven. I lOVE that drink. everyfriday morning i treat myself to a skinny latte at starbucks in the morning. well ive switched over to this drink instead. ive had it twice now and love it.

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BOTZZZ 8/5/2008 12:58PM

    it sounds like you have everything under control and I can understand the scary thing, I just changed my calories because I am exercising more and am worried it will be bad. I can't wait until I am at a Maintenance level and commend you for all of the hard work you have obviously put into getting fit and healthy, keep it up and keep posting.

As Ever
Me

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CALICAVEGIRL 8/5/2008 11:09AM

    That recipe sounds DELISH! How's the sodium content in it, though? (Check out my recent blogs and you'll understand my 'obsession' =)

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PUMPKINFACE73 8/5/2008 8:10AM

    Wow girl you are amazing!
Hats off to you......I struggled with a few stubborn pounds 1st week maintaining (darn PMS I think since I changed nothing)BUT back at goal weight today.......thank god!
So proud of YOU.....keepdoing your thing and sharing it too......xoxoxoxo

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ODETOLIFE 8/5/2008 7:49AM

    YOu sound in check to me! I am so so glad you didnt blog one hunderd posts since I was gone. lol!

It took me a long time to gain weight...but remember I am doing nothing, and eating crap. You are doing lots, and eating good. I think you can do this! lol



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BLUEFISH2 8/4/2008 9:07PM

    You have done it!!!! Congratulations!!!!

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CATIATM 8/4/2008 8:24PM

    Maintenance ... I'm really looking forward to using that word when talking about myself!

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LANC92 8/4/2008 7:41PM

    Congrats! Truer words were never spoken: you WON'T wake up 20 lbs. heavier. Keep up your weigh ins, give yourself a range and snap to if you go outside of that. You can do, you've already proven you can!

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BRUIN2 8/4/2008 6:27PM

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And once again I leave your blog hungry.

hehe.

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MISSHOLLYDAE 8/4/2008 5:51PM

    Wow I guess your long post made up for my short one. Lol. You'll get used to the maintaining, not speaking from experience, but its just like any new habit. Stick with it you'll do great!

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SWEATONCEADAY 8/4/2008 5:50PM

    it is scary out there in the maint world isn't it!!! i have been doing it since like may and i still have days that are hard as i slip back into "diet" mode. i am not even tracking food for the most part anymore which was the hardest thing for me to do and stop. i still track my exercise as that seems to motivate me. 1 week down.... only about a gazillion more to go - lol/

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 8/4/2008 5:29PM

    Maintenance is such a nice word, isn't it!? Congrats on getting there!

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TERRMOR 8/4/2008 4:05PM

    CONGRATS on hitting maintenance. I saw your comment on Wolfkitty's blog and you said you always wanted a pixie cut. It looks adorable on you.
I just wanted to say you have a great attitude about maintenance. Alot of people slowly go back to the way they used to eat. That is why 90+% regain. You got it right. Always be aware of what you are doing and keep up the exercise and you will do great. Looking good.
Terri


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MILLER32807 8/4/2008 3:43PM

    Way to go, Week ONE, Dana!!!! I'm proud of you.

I'm sure just as it got easier to change your calories, etc so that you could lose weight initially, it'll get easier for you in maintenance. And if you see any areas of problems come up, you've done all this before, so you know what you would need to change to prevent any major issues.

Just remember, you are a *hero* to many of us on here. We have total faith in your abilities :)

~Sarah~

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4565S568SDS 8/4/2008 3:39PM

  That recipe sounds a lot like the peanut lime chicken I made up. I have a weakness for peanut sauce and it's actually pretty healthy.

I gotta admit, even the *idea* of maintaining freaks me out and it's a long way away for me. But it still has to be cool to be an "after." You can do it, though! I want to catch up to you so you have to. emoticon Though I'll still be dumpy at 165. Darn you and your awesome height. (Not that I won't be thrilled to pieces to get there, anyway!)

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LAST BLOG TODAY.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Just had to announce -- that apparently we can now have up to 50 photos. I just added a BUNCH of before photos, previously unseen on Sparks, and some new afters as well.

  
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CATIATM 8/3/2008 11:53PM

    Whoooo hoo! I'm going to have to check out your photos when I can get on the computer for more than five minutes at a time. Thanks for letting us know!

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SLCOLMAN 8/1/2008 10:51PM

    The pics are just fantastic!!

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GRACEFULTURTLES 8/1/2008 5:38PM

    Ohmygosh - I barely recognize you in some of those before pix! You are one hotty now. And I LOVE finding the perfect dress. I have one I found this year too, I will have to take a pic in it next time I get dolled up.

Congrats foxy lady!
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MARLIE13 8/1/2008 5:17PM

    I got a new blouse that I'm wearing tonight and I thought of you because you all just NEED to see the back of it it's so cute! But...wahh....still without a camera. Suckie!

Your before pictures....there were quite a few that made me say, "Wow!" I'm so happy for you now!!

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LOBO1978_2000 8/1/2008 2:46PM

    wow they must have revamp their servers.

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CHASINGPAVEMENT 8/1/2008 12:21PM

    whoo hoo for 50! thats so awesome! ive been wanting that for awhile now! LOVE your before and after pic difference! you look AMAZING!

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 8/1/2008 10:39AM

    Nice! Thanks for the heads up!

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CECE0330 8/1/2008 9:23AM

    oooooooohh! 50! so luxurious!

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CAROL_HOORAH 8/1/2008 8:51AM

    I LOVE all of your pictures!!!!!! You're such a beautiful girl!!!!

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MISSHOLLYDAE 8/1/2008 2:31AM

    Wow I thought I was doing bad with my two a day! Lol.

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CURVES_N_CURLS 7/31/2008 9:54PM

    ATTENTION WHORE!!!

(((I'mma go make FOUR blogs now...)))

;-)

-Lisa

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P.S. -- About Sodium and Running

Thursday, July 31, 2008

So, BRUIN2 made an intersting comment on my last blog and I wanted to share what I read about it. She said that I need salt cause I'm a distance runner now!

HAHA. dunno about the "distance runner" part -- but I did read up and in a couple of articles on Runner's World I read that "most runners consume between 3000-5000" mg of sodium each day. (Although they really didn't mention if this was GOOD or not hahahaha) Another article answered the question of how much by stating that a runner should be fine with up to 3000mg of sodium per day.

Anyone have any other info on this? I think I'm gonna change my focus from between 1300-2300 and just worry about it if I'm consistently over 3000 (like this past week). If most days I'm between 2300-2500, and only occasionally higher, I think I'm gonna accept that as par for the course. :)

  
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LOBO1978_2000 8/1/2008 2:49PM

    Not a runner so I could not help you on that. I heard you need salts for electrolytes..is that the same thing.

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LANC92 8/1/2008 9:53AM

    Here's the scoop: some runners actually have to take salt tablets while running to avoid cramping. So, if you're an extra salty runner, i.e. your running clothes look white-ish after a long run, you can safely take in more salt and probably should. Otherwise, just stick with around 2-3000 and you'll be just fine!

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LILLIAN364 8/1/2008 9:42AM

    I think if you eat too much salt and you're exercise you excrete it in sweat. I recall having salt all over my body years ago when I exercised. I don't use as much salt now and I don't have as much salt in my sweat. I think the body does a good job regulating it. I don't watch my sodium intake. emoticon

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BRUIN2 7/31/2008 11:48PM

    BWAHAHAHHAA. One of my comments lead to research - I LOVE THAT!!

And I am soooo like Krissy. The amount of salt after a long run (and by that I mean anything more than 45 mins) is crazy. So keep doing what you're doing!

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CURVES_N_CURLS 7/31/2008 9:53PM

    I never worry much about sodium... I mean, I try to watch it a bit, but obviously I'm not worried if I'm sucking down some Gatorade every time I run lately - it's got it in it. So I do think that runners can handle a bit more than your average bear...

-Lisa

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SKYFYRE 7/31/2008 7:21PM

    I know I look like Frosty the Snowman after running from all the salt that I've sweated out and then it dry's on me, ick, I know! Double Ick: My dog always tries to lick it of for me :P

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Feeling fantastic! :)

Thursday, July 31, 2008


(That picture is the cute shirt I wore yesterday -- it doesn't do justice to the rich plum color but isn't it pretty?)

OK, maybe a liiiiittle tired since I woke up BEFORE 7AM this morning. YES. :D

I got up, made DH's lunch, and got myself ready to go RUN!!! WOOHOO!!

The fact that I did this at ALL this morning was enough to make me feel very proud and satisfied with myself. I've been feeling like a bit of a slacker for some reason lately -- I think it's cause I missed my long run last week and the other runs were so THUMBS DOWN but anyway...

Well not only did I get up and run early in the AM, but I did 5.15miles again. :D WOOHOO!!!!!!!!! And I knocked a couple minutes off of last time! :D YAY! And I even think I went the harder way (same loop, different direction for variety). :D

My muscles are feeling nice and sore, and I'm feeling that awesome sense of accomplishment. It's worth being a little tired.

Well anyway, I was looking at my nutrition tracker just a moment ago and I realized my sodium was over 3000 each day for the entire week. WHAT?!?!?! I know there are some things (like beef jerky) that are high in sodium, but I wasn't sure what else was going on. So I looked at my summaries for each day to identify the unknown culprits. Sadly -- The PORTOBELLO ROLLUPS are REALLY high in sodium, and the other day I had them for lunch AND dinner. So that's culprit number one.

Culprit #2 - COTTAGE CHEESE. OH MAN. This one surprised me but I guess I should have known -- it was too much of a healthy dream come true! 390mg per serving. UGH.

Culprit #3 - Pretzel Sticks. DUH. For some reason I thought I remembered looking at them and seeing some number in the 100-200 range... but no, 400 per serving (and actually since I'm using a different brand now and didn't change since the cal's are the same, the new brand I just found out is 580mg per serving. BLAST!)

Culprit #4 - Frozen Veggies - OK I knew that.

Culprit #5 - Sausages. Ok I knew that, too.

But I forgot that I didn't change my nutrition tracker last night -- I WAS going to have sausages and veggies last night, but instead it's on for tonight so that's two days in a row. Although last night I had some wraps with sandwich ham in them (high sodium known offender) and a side of .... guess what? PRETZEL STICKS. HAHAHAHAA.

So what will I do? Well -- now that I'm aware of them I'm going to try to enjoy them separately and not all on the same day. I don't think it's feasible to just cut certain items out of my diet -- like cottage cheese. It has so many GOOD things about it that outweigh the bad. And for an occasional sub for fresh veggies, I don't mind the extra sodium of the microwave veggies. Or the sodium from the sausages. But I definitely don't want to have such high sodium days all week long forever and ever. ;) hahaha.

As far as the pretzel sticks go -- I don't often eat them alone - I usually dip in PB or Laughing Cow cheese or something, and I'm not the biggest fan of the salt anyway. I'm going to look for lightly salted or unsalted pretzel options in the future. Also the bigger pretzel rods have less salt because there's less surface area -- so that's an option to consider as well.

Edited to Add: Now that I fixed yesterday, it's over 4000mg!!!

  
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SLCOLMAN 8/1/2008 10:53PM

    That shirt is super cute!!

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KMKMOM 8/1/2008 9:40PM

    Glad you're feeling great! You look great, too. What a cute top! I'm scared to see how much my sodium intake is, so I try not to look. I'm trying to stay away from processed foods, because I know that they're big culprits but sometimes convenience wins out over healthfulness.

Thanks for the fat suggestions in my blog. I'll give them all a try. I've never even tried avocado before. Isn't that pathetic? I'm also glad to hear about another deficit tracking success story. Something about it appeals to my scientific side. I hope you have a great weekend!

-Katie

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SKYFYRE 8/1/2008 12:49AM

    Hahaha! You are SO ASTUTE!!! Look at you checking your sodium even! Your emoticonThanks you!

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WOLFKITTY 8/1/2008 12:19AM

    SUPER CUTE! I came over to look at your new before pics, and found this in your Album. I love it!

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4565S568SDS 7/31/2008 6:50PM

  My husband was cooking over the weekend and insisted on adding salt to whatever it was that he was making. It nearly made me gag. I haven't actually added salt to *anything* since May. (And I had cut back before that.) However, sodium has always been my downfall. I don't have high blood pressure so I figure as long as it's under 3500mg a day, I'm fine. That's not easy to do most of the time. EVERYTHING has massive quantities of sodium, especially if it's low fat. I've actually stopped buying a lot of nonfat stuff because of the crazy amounts of sodium in it.

Also, you are adorable. I cannot wait to wear a body-hugging shirt that's hugging for all the right reasons.

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MARLIE13 7/31/2008 5:36PM

    Cute cute top! Luvs it! About the sodium...I thought I'd heard that keeping it below 2000 mg a day is good....1500 is better. So your 3,000 in a week? I would think you're doing pretty good. Unless you dropped a zero accident?

Great job on the RUN! WHOOHOOO!

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JAYMATTER 7/31/2008 5:32PM

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ODETOLIFE 7/31/2008 4:55PM

    OMG. You are such a slacker.


ROFL!!!!
Qui
t it girl. lol!!

I'll see you next week. You're doing great you know.

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KSTYLEFITNESS 7/31/2008 4:44PM

    Frozen veggies shouldn't have that much sodium, not to make it a big deal. It's better than canned. But of course, fresh is the best. I say the frozen veggies can stay, but everything else use in limited quantity. BTW, you look great!

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 7/31/2008 4:24PM

    Look at that teensy waist! You're looking fabulous, and I LOVE the shirt!

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LYNNETH7 7/31/2008 3:46PM

    I love cottage cheese
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BOTZZZ 7/31/2008 3:46PM

    I hope the day comes when I run 5.15 miles and feel like a slacker! lol Your new pic looks great! you have done a job on yourself let me tell ya :P You know what needs fixing and I know that You will fix it (sodium) otherwise great job as always.

As Ever
Me

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CURVES_N_CURLS 7/31/2008 3:42PM

    Goodness, gracious! Look at that tiny waist!!! :)

(Funny how you're as slim-looking at 165 as I am at 135... I'm jealous of your height!)

-Lisa


P.
S. Thanks for the SparkMail with the recipe - you rock!!!

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BRUIN2 7/31/2008 3:17PM

    YAY for your fabulous run!!!! Woot woot.

And you need salt - you're a distance runner now!

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I didn't let the curveball throw me.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

YAY.

Today did not really go as planned... my morning was totally thrown to pieces by me waking up about an hour and a half later than I thought I would... WHOOPS. :P

My DH usually gets up at 7AM on M-W, but this morning I woke up at about 8:30 and he was getting done with showering. I totally did not even hear his alarm or him getting going, even though it was obviously later than 7AM when that happened. I guess I really needed that sleep!

By the time we get going I've agreed to do a couple of errand type thingies for my DH and it's already 10 past 9 and HOT AND HUMID as all get out. :P BOO!

I had planned to run outside for my medium length run today and hadn't run since last Thursday so I REALLY NEEDED IT.

BUT! Rather than throw in the towel, I revamped my plan.

Instead of my medium run, I opted for speedwork. With my speed sessions I can hit the indoor track since the distance is not too long so turning all those loops is not unbearable. :D YAY!!!!!!!

So I did 2 miles PLUS a warmup/cooldown. My 2 miles only took 19:25. :D MY BEST PACE THUS FAR. WOOHOO!!! I didn't feel like I was killing myself either... I felt STRONG, capable and flat out powerful. WOOHOO!

Just gotta keep the revamped plan for the REST of the week in check and I'll be totally on track with my running. :D YAY!

Ate within my new higher range Monday. :) Made an AMAZING dinner last night. Of course, one of Ellie Krieger's recipes. Portobello Lasagna Rollups. SO GOOD. I actually had to revamp the portion division a bit since I only had 8 noodles to work with instead of 12, but I recalculated the nutrition facts using my ingredients in the Nutrition Calculator and my 2 rolls versus her 2 rolls is 530/500, same amount of fat. COOL! :D I had leftovers for lunch....... and that will be dinner as well. :D

I'm actually still full from lunch and usually I'd be getting hungry again by now. I estimated my calorie burn for the rest of the week and it will be around 2300, and if I'm short, I'll do something at home with the Netflix Player Box.

Have I blogged about this amazing creation yet?

It's a little box that will play things from Netflix Instant Viewing on your TV. :D I went to the computer, added a Jillian Michael's Cardio Kickboxing Video to the Instant Queue, went to the living room and DID IT. It was awesome. I have some other stuff added to the Queue already that I can try. :D YAY. I do love me some technology.

  
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MARLIE13 7/31/2008 5:38PM

    I did it again...somehow fell out of the loop that you were posting new blogs. Catching up now...lol! Netflix box, what is? Sounds very cool!

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ODETOLIFE 7/31/2008 8:30AM

    That box sounds really cool!!!
I'll have to investigate that.



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KIMCATUS 7/30/2008 8:27PM

    Oooh hey how's that Cardio Kickboxing DVD? I have it in my Blockbuster queue (but I told DH we could rest some "real" movies before I get any more exercise DVD's)...anywho 'grats on changing up your plan to suit your needs!! Always good to be flexible!

Oh and I got a little excited thinking your blog was about baseball....*sinff*

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LANC92 7/30/2008 3:26PM

    I am just amazed at how great you're doing! And, I'm a teensy bit jealous that you're at maintenance (well, actually, I'm probably jealous of the extra calories you get LOL) but I can't think of anyone who deserves it more.

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MDTWEETY 7/30/2008 2:21PM

    What are your favorite Ellie recipes? I've got her cookbook but haven't tried many of the recipes yet. I need to get on that... :)
I love her show.

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LOBO1978_2000 7/30/2008 1:19PM

    That's one cool box. I guess I have to wait for the streams from XBOX live later this year.

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MISSHOLLYDAE 7/30/2008 12:20PM

    That box sounds frickin awesome. We have netflix, but we wait for the mail. Their delivery system is fantastic as well, we usually get it 1-2 days after we order it/send back the other movie. But a box that lets you watch instantly!!! Want it! Maybe have my DH look into it, lol. One question, if you know, when you get movies do you still get the DVD extras? Like commentary, deleted scenes and stuff like that? That would be the deal breaker at my house, we love that stuff!

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SLCOLMAN 7/30/2008 12:03AM

    That Netflix box sounds cool! Glad to hear that you didn't "throw in the towel" but instead di the "revap"!! That is awesome!

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SMURFETTE0725 7/29/2008 9:49PM

    That's right Girl!! You made it happen!!! ROCK ON!!!

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CURVES_N_CURLS 7/29/2008 9:45PM

    Glad you liked my low-res belly pic - happy to oblige! :)


You sound so excited and full of life lately... Love your blogs; they make me smile! :)

The Hungry, Hungry Preggo is very curious about that recipe... Sounds DELICIOUS, girl!

And as for the Netflix box - that's cool, too! We have a DVR here, and me being from the hick-town sticks - well, it's like the best thing since sliced bread to me... Rewinding TV? Say it ain't so! LOL!

Have a wonderful night, girl. :)

-Lisa

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