10 Months After Baby
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      1 comments

Haven't posted here in a long time. Been kind of busy with my "new" little one. She's now 10 months old and I'm starting to think about weaning and being able to get a little more serious about exercise again. I've lost the actual baby weight du... Read more
Shamrock Run
Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

Pretty happy with myself :-) Finished the 5K in 30:39 and would have been under 30 minutes if I hadn't had to stop to wait on a max train to cross. This is the first actual "competitive" thing I have done in 20 years, so it's a great feeling... Read more
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      1 comments

Went snowshoeing on Monday, great workout with a beautiful view. We are so blessed to be able to enjoy so many great places so close to home. If you want to get out of the gym, you can rent snowshoes in Government Camp and go tromp around the m... Read more
Progress & Crazy Ideas
Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

So I've been quietly plugging away, now down almost 30 pounds. From size 14 pants down to size 10. I will have made my original goal by the time of our vacation ... Read more
Home from Vacation / things I love about Oregon
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      2 comments

So I had a nice visit with my husband's family in Indiana. It was great to see everyone and get away from work for a while. Realized a few things that I really missed while I was gone though. For one, I can't believe that there are states that s... Read more
Peach Mango Iced Tea
Thursday, June 09, 2011      1 comments

So my husband was making fun of me, but I was trying to re-create the Snapple Trop-a-rocka iced tea in decaf form. This is not quite the same but really delicious.
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Friday, June 03, 2011      2 comments

Plugging away with work & gym. Can't seem to get losing again, have lost ALMOST 20 lbs now, but seem to be stuck for the last 2 to 3 weeks. Guess I need to mix it up a little more. Maybe we can go for a hike this weekend with the warm weather (F... Read more
Bridge to Brews & Brewing, busy week!
Sunday, April 24, 2011      1 comments

What a week! Walked the 8k with my friend Janel in an hour 15 minutes. Not too bad, we split the difference of our goals (me an hour and she 1.5) so we were both happy! The view from the bridges was amazing, you don't get to look around whe... Read more
Thrilled to be making progress!
Thursday, April 14, 2011      3 comments

Today a co-worker asked me how much weight I have lost! It feels nice that someone has noticed. Down one pants size and almost 15 pounds since February. Gotta keep it up ... Read more
509 Stair Steps
Monday, April 04, 2011      0 comments

There are 509 steps to climb to the top of the North tower of the "Dom" Cathedral in Cologne. We are taking a trip there in the fall and I would like to be able to climb these stairs without 1. Dying at the top & 2. Being so sore the next da... Read more
Great Beers for 200 Calories or less
Monday, March 21, 2011      3 comments

This article made me happy! I would much rather have one of these as a "treat" than chips or candy.
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