Am I really considering this?
Well, then answer is, yes, yes I am. I am considering running a FULL MARATHON! That's right folks, 26.2 miles. I've been running for a few years now. I've run 5 half marathons, and will run my 6th this November. My superstar running buddy turns ... Read more
rockin and rollin
i listed out some goals of mine for the new year, but really i started working out really consistently again the week before the new year. by bf and i have started a chart to track our workouts and it seems to be a pretty good motivator so far. ... Read more
Happy New Year! and Goals!
So I can't help but list a few goals or resolutions, whichever you'd prefer to call them. and a bit on how i plan to get there. some i have already started.
1: track food EVERYDAY! Huge goal, especially for the month of January while I'm tr... Read more
Thankful and a Race Report!
This is my third consecutive Atlanta Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon. I finished with the worst time I have thus far. BUT, I ran a half 7 & 1/2 weeks ago and hurt my foot, and I haven't run at all in a full month, and I finished. I walked a LOT o... Read more
it's you vs. you...and you're losing.
i can't figure out why i keep making these great, smart plans and never properly execute them. i plan to eat less meals out this week than the week before, then i eat more. i plan out 5 workouts for the week, i skip two. i plan to eat a salad af... Read more
Today, I ran my 3rd half marathon, the second annual Atlanta 13.1. I was expecting to run at least a few minutes faster than the last one, which I ran in 2:53:xx. Well, i didn't meet that goal. I was underprepared, and I knew that going into the... Read more
letter to my body
first i'd like to say, i'm sorry. i don't take care of you the way i should. sometimes i feed you what you need, but most often, i do not. i routinely shove greasy, fattening fast food down your throat, leaving you nauseous and mis... Read more
i started my new job on monday. i have been super tired while i'm readjusting to being on my feet for 8 hours a day and wrestling with dogs. also, my eating schedule is all over the place! some days i have breakfast at 6:45 am and don't have lun... Read more
i should be starting my new job on Monday, and i am SUPER excited! i AM going to succeed with my weight loss though, and as the old adage goes, "failing to plan is planning to fail" writing helps me get my thoughts organized and blogging keeps m... Read more
i finally got a job. i got hired today, pending my negative drug test, but there's definitely no worry there. i should start on monday so long as the lab doesn't take forever to get my test results back.
i thought that with all the free ti... Read more
rose colored glasses
yesterday, weeks upon weeks of frustration in my job hunt and being "trapped" at home all day, everyday, just me and the dog until the bf gets home. i've had at least one job at a time since i was 16, and before that i watched my siblings--i'm t... Read more
forward momentum :)
well, the weekend wasn't spectacular nutritionally, but it was better than any weekend i've had in quite a while. weighed in this morning and i'm 2 lbs down :) so i'm definitely happy with that. this week i'm knocking my calories down to 16-1700... Read more
so far, so good :)
i've decided that after a few weeks of eating really poorly and overeating a LOT, that i would lower my calorie range over 2 weeks. so this week i wanted to stay under 1800 calories and next week i'll drop it to 1600 as per my revised SP range. ... Read more
So I suddenly got a pretty major craving for a 5 Guys Bacon Cheese Dog with fries. Their fries are especially good. I really really really REALLY want it, but i'm trying hard to resist...700 calories just for the dog and 22 g saturated fat. and ... Read more
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This weekend is going to be a challenge. Today is boyfriend's birthday, and we are driving home to Augusta. Tonight, we'll be eating out when we come through Atlanta. Surely Future-FIL has bought doughnuts or cookies or somethin... Read more