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10-Mile Run, Workouts, No-Sugar Update, & Other Things :)


Saturday, April 23, 2011


Updates from my week! Sorry about all my weird "anyways" and "uhhmmms" on camera. LOL! I feel SO DORKY watching myself talk to a computer screen, but I hope you like me. ;)

What I talk about:
- Finishing my 10 mile run today
- PUMP class and ST/XT workouts through the week
- No-Sugar updates (how it's gone so far)
- New swim-suit and gear for swimming at the wellness center
- FIRST SIZE 4 CAPRIS!! :)
- Plans with my "little sister" of Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Happy Easter, friends!

Thanks for watching!
-Whitney
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
WORKINGONSIZE6 5/9/2011 10:16AM

  Wonderful blog!

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THATPASTRYGIRL 4/29/2011 11:17PM

    Once again I LOVE your blog! You are definately an inspiration. Thank you.

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KRYSTAL333 4/27/2011 10:40PM

    You are such a cutie! I love seeing how you look now at your fabulous healthy size...it reminds me that it IS possible to look that good again. (I am also tall, but I've done a darn good job of packing the lbs onto my long frame!)

I have serious collarbone envy...I think I stared at them through the whole video! Lol ;-) I vaguely remember having them, I'm pretty sure they're still there...I'll let you know when they re-appear! :-)

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ALLISON_H 4/27/2011 7:31PM

    Congratulations on the size four capris!! That's so exciting!!

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MOLLI15 4/27/2011 10:42AM

    What a great video! I think you seemed very poised and NOT dorky!! :)

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MELLYBEANS0919 4/26/2011 7:36PM

    Congrats on the 10 miles! That is awesome! Big Brother Big Sisters is such a great organization, I worked there briefly at one point.

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JANIEWWJD 4/26/2011 6:27PM

    Wonderful, wonderful, Congratulations on the ten miles. Sounds like you're doing great!!!
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JUST_DREAM345 4/26/2011 5:06PM

    Wow, look at all your accomplishments! 10 miles, how awesome. You make me want to run more often, thank you. You have a Little Sister? You're such a sweet person. =]

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ARUNNINGKAT 4/25/2011 2:47PM

    You are always a great inspiration!!

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BUFFALOSUZANNE 4/25/2011 1:39PM

    I feel like we're on the same journey! I lost pretty much the same amount of weight as you and I also started running and reached the 10 mile mark myself. I'm also running a HM at the end of May! Good luck to you!! :)

Also, I love love love the Balega (hidden comfort) running socks! I was also getting blisters and found these to be awesome! Try and get a pair!

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HMMILLER007 4/25/2011 9:11AM

    Wow! 10 miles, that's amazing!

I'm so glad you're going strong on your no sugar fast. I totally blew it all weekend, went absolutely nuts on the candy all afternoon yesterday, and felt just sick last night and still do today. I then proceeded to munch on some more (since it was just lying there calling my name!) this morning. I also drank too much coffee and since I hosted, was kind of strung-out anyway and didn't sleep much at all last night. Now I feel just "blah" - almost like I'm hung-over.

So, I'm so glad at least YOU have the discipline to stick to your goals! Now I'll be recovering all week, and trying to fight strong urges to eat the candy and left over desserts around here. I know I can do it if I just keep my focus.

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MJC1971 4/24/2011 8:36PM

    You are super cute!!! You are doing a great job with your health and fitness....hoping someday I'll be there too. Keep up the good work.

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SPARKIE1964 4/24/2011 5:57PM

    Wow! Size 4 is impressive

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KA.BARRY 4/24/2011 12:52PM

    Woo Hooo size 4!! You're adorable :)

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TEDDYBABE 4/24/2011 10:10AM

    Whitney, you are just too much fun! Love your SP page and you are awesome! Thank you for sharing!

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PRAIRIECROCUS 4/24/2011 3:53AM

    emoticon doing 10 miles !

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NATPLUMMER 4/23/2011 11:23PM

    Yay for 10 miles!!! emoticon emoticon
Great job getting to the gym at 5:30!!! Yes, I totally agree that you should see a difference when you're feeling the post workout pain :-)
I think you've done well on the sugar.
Yes, fitness gear is expensive. Good luck with the swimming.
There is no consistency in women's sizing.
Have fun with your "little sister"!
Have a very Happy Easter!! emoticon

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SIMPLY-EVA 4/23/2011 10:16PM

  That was a really good vlog. No worries about the umms and ahhhs. It makes you seem very real to me. Hope you have a wonderful Easter. You are doing really great things for your health.


Eva

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CHARLIESANGEL10 4/23/2011 9:48PM

    great job---you're accomplishing a lot

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FIT_FOR_LIFE85 4/23/2011 5:00PM

    Yeah, we like you! I love your v-logs! Plus your cat is just adorable :)
Great job on your run! I also found that running with the belt on my waist was better, it didn't move as much. Another thing that I did during my half was fill up one of my bottles (I have the exact same belt) with regular water and then I filled the other one with water mixed with some energy gel. That way I didn't get messy and sticky while running.
Good job on your sugar free week! A couple treats here and there are no biggy, you did great!
Have fun with your "little sister"! Going to the Humane Society is a great activity! emoticon

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN 4/23/2011 5:00PM

    yay!!! 10 miles and pump class-wanna try it but I have no gym membership and the pump class that i know about it is at 8pm...YAWN!

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SHERLYN-WILL 4/23/2011 4:29PM

    Great blog! I love watching you... JUST beautiful eyes! LOTS of expression...

Have fun petting the puppies and kitties at the Humane Society.. Don't bring one home... LOL

That would be the hard part for me!

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FEELINGHEALTHY1 4/23/2011 3:29PM

    Enjoyed your Vlog, Whitney. Thanks for the updates. Your cat was so cute with all the grooming in the background. Adorable. Hope you and yours have a great Easter weekend. Spark on!

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COOLCUKE 4/23/2011 3:16PM

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EMPTRS 4/23/2011 3:10PM

    Great V-log Whit! You are just glowing!!! Congrats on your run and great updates on your exercises, purchases, etc. It is TOTALLY crazy about how much exercise clothing and accessories cost! YIKES!!! LOVE your new capris!!! Yippee!!!

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HOPEFULSWEIGH 4/23/2011 3:09PM

    You are doing fabulous! Would love to hear more about menu planning. You are so organized and I know you are going to be a great wellness coach.

Menu planning, or lack of it is my downfall. I do good for a few weeks, the family likes the food, then I repeat too often and they get sick of my cooking. How can I keep it fresh, new and consistent all the time?

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SUNDAWNER 4/23/2011 3:05PM

  Happy Easter weekend Whitney!

And thank you for taking the time to update us on all that's been going on. Glad to hear your "no-sugar" week went well. Hope you enjoyed your afternoon at the Humane Society (come home with a new puppy or kitten?? -- only kidding!!!).

Hope your weekend is filled with warm sunshine and gentle Spring breezes!
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EVER-HOPEFUL 4/23/2011 2:34PM

    sorry love i got no sound i was interested in seeing how it was going with the little sister.maybe you can fill me inand in answer to your question no worry we more than like you we love you.keep smiling love,karen

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