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another milestone!
Sunday, December 25, 2011      2 comments

so i ran the celtic solstice 5 miler again last weekend! i didn't have any concrete goals since i haven't been running regularly. i just wanted to see if i could run at least half the time and get through it without crawling! well, i did both. i... Read more
time for a list of milestones!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      5 comments

if you've read my blogs for any length of time, you've probably figured out that i like lists. i don't know why i find lists so effective at reinforcing my resolve, but i do! i guess sometimes it's just good to take stock of where you are and wh... Read more
yay!
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      3 comments

i went to the gym yesterday! and ran 1.5 miles on the treadmill! and lifted weights! woo hoo!... Read more
i think i need a pick-me-up
Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

so, for whatever reason, i'm having a bit of a hard time lately. i can't put my finger on it. work's going pretty well, things at home are pretty good, my eating habits have been super good, the depression's as minimal as it's been in the past f... Read more
rational vs. emotional eating
Thursday, November 10, 2011      2 comments

i made it to the gym on tuesday! it all felt pretty good. i ran on the treadmill for 20 minutes or so (ran/walked intervals) and did some free weights. it was a little hard, but not like i would have expected. i guess i've been for a jog here an... Read more
back to days
Monday, November 07, 2011      2 comments

i had a weekend of night shifts and now am back to days. at least i won't be doing this flip flopping nearly as often now! the transition actually hasn't been too bad so far. the scale's still creeping down and i feel pretty good. my energy leve... Read more
first 10% gone!
Sunday, November 06, 2011      6 comments

so, i was feeling skinny today. i've been holding off on weighing in because things have been a little rough lately, and i wanted to get a workout or two under my belt first. i didn't want to be discouraged if i wasn't making progress. but, i de... Read more
gentle upswing
Friday, November 04, 2011      2 comments

i am a big believer in not making excuses. things are what they are, and we can only do so much. well, i've had a rough couple of weeks, and i haven't been able to do much beyond keeping my head above water. through choice and chance, i ended up... Read more
just a little down
Friday, October 28, 2011      3 comments

feeling kind of negative tonight, so i'll keep this brief. i've just finished up a marathon string of shifts at work. i lost a patient today, which was really upsetting. i'm pretty good now at not getting invested, but some people slip through. ... Read more
keeping it together
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      1 comments

so, yesterday was going to be my day off, but i ended up getting called in to work. added to my regular schedule this week, that means working 7a-7:30p four days in a row. ick! during a stretch like that, i have to focus just on getting good nut... Read more
cool stuff
Monday, October 24, 2011      2 comments

-my pants are all getting baggy. my scrubs are actually looking a little ridiculous -my hair looks uber cool right now -i have way more stamina now when jogging stairs at work -i just worked my last permanent night shift--mostly day shift ... Read more
taking the first steps (again)
Saturday, October 22, 2011      1 comments

it's been a good couple of days. i've had some downtime, which is a nice change. i should be at work right now except i got called off! i've used the extra evening so far to get some things done around the house. after i'm done sparking, i'll go... Read more
inching forward
Thursday, October 20, 2011      0 comments

things are going well. i finally got my calories up yesterday (not something i ever thought i'd have trouble doing!) and got a decent amount of sleep. i'm not feeling super energetic, but i feel calm and even-keeled. i think that's even better. ... Read more
energy levels
Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

my energy levels have been super low lately. whenever this happens, i try to figure out the cause. but, there are so many possibilities--working night shift, depression, meds, getting sick, not sleeping well, not eating right, etc.--that it's di... Read more
plugging away
Friday, October 14, 2011      1 comments

nothing too exciting going on today. just working and getting ready for the weekend! i'm definitely ready for a break. eating's been going well lately. i'd like to start upping my exercise soon. i'm thinking jogging once a week and strength... Read more

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