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Coming Back

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

So I've been gone for awhile. Why? Well, I went and had a baby. My husband and I welcomed our son in January, and I'm finally physically and emotionally ready to get back on the healthy living wagon. While I didn't go completely off the rails, e... Read more

Moving into March!

Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

February ended pretty well for me. I didn't see much in the way of weight loss, and while I saw a tiny gain, the scale stayed in maintenance range, and it is moving downward again. There are many reasons for that. One, I just needed a break from... Read more

Stressed will not equal desserts!

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      1 comments

It's been a stressful few days Chez Andsheewas, but luckily I've been finding ways to try to relax through it. Funny enough, work has seemed to help. My husband is laid up with a back injury. We're not sure what happened, but Friday he send... Read more

Checking in: 100 w/ Sparkpeople, My Red Belt, Yoga, and More

Sunday, January 27, 2013      0 comments

It's been forever since I wrote a blog here, and I apologize. I hit 100 and then some, but then the holidays happened, so I floated around that one pound before I hit 100 pounds lost with SparkPeople. I'm happy to say yesterday the scale started... Read more

100

Monday, October 01, 2012      2 comments

Saturday morning I did it. My scale sat nicely at 171. That meant I had lost 100 pounds. 100 pounds in 13 or so months. Unbelievable. Unbelievable still was that moment last summer when I saw my scale at 271. I have always been a bigger pe... Read more

Milestones and Pictures (finally!)

Saturday, September 15, 2012      7 comments

I officially hit (over) 90 pounds gone with Sparkpeople today. That puts me a mere 2.5 pounds from a major milestone, 100 pounds. It's hard to be that I could conceivably hit that mark within a year of my Sparkiversary. That is amazing. I can't ... Read more

Cool Runnings

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

I signed up for the virtual 5K here on SparkPeople, but I'm also considering two races this fall/winter. The first is the Hot Chocolate 5K and the second is the Santa Shuffle. They look like a blast and I can keep the pace required. Race trainin... Read more

Labor Day and September Plans

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

I had a nice trip back to Western PA (my motherland) with the hubby this weekend. We saw my family, and I got to spend some quality time with my nephew, who turned 6 on Saturday. He started kindergarten, and I can already see a good change in hi... Read more

They Say It Was My Birthday

Monday, August 27, 2012      5 comments

I turned 31 on Friday, and it was a lovely weekend. I probably didn't do as well with my calories, but I tried to keep it active, but at the same time, I recognized that it was a chance to relax and relaxation is crucial to making good decisions... Read more

To BMI or to not BMI

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      10 comments

I have a ton of updating to do, including my sister's wedding, vacation, a friend's wedding, and other fun stuff. I'll get to those (with pictures), but again my mind was wandering. I broke the 170s this week much to my surprise as with vac... Read more

Another race, celebrations, and offline time

Sunday, July 15, 2012      5 comments

It's been a little while since I updated, so I have a few things to report on. First, last weekend I went to Maryland for my sister's bachelorette weekend. She didn't want the traditional celebration (she has Crohn's so a big dinner and lot... Read more

Dirty Girl

Saturday, June 30, 2012      8 comments

So I ran the Dirty Girl mud run this morning. I finished almost in exactly 45 minutes. I was in the first wave, which kicked off at 8:15 and the next wave to go when I crossed the finish line was 9:00. I managed complete every obstacle, whi... Read more

Further Thoughts on Running My First 5K

Sunday, June 24, 2012      5 comments

Thank you to everyone for the kind words after finishing my first race. With this weight loss thing and the whole exercise thing that comes along with it, it's been hard for me to feel comfortable with the compliments. I don't think I'm doing an... Read more

My first 5K done!

Saturday, June 23, 2012      8 comments

This morning was the Proud to Run 5K and 10K in Chicago, and I am happy to say I made it in 35:57 unofficial. Unfortunately, my husband was called into work, so he was not able to cheer me on. But it ended up being a good trio: my friend Ryan, h... Read more

Run Run Run Run Run Run Run Away

Thursday, June 14, 2012      5 comments

I've felt drained since Monday morning, but today I'm starting to get my energy back. Between TOM and a bug I caught on the tiny regional plane back to Chicago on Sunday, I am not quite at 100%. As I mentioned in my previous post, last week... Read more


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