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July Goal Check-In & good news about Lucky
Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

So how is July going so far.... Overall I've been pretty happy with things. Have started lifting heavier weights and running is going well aside from tight hamstrings/calves and that has made for a sore knee. My weight hasn't moved much but I kn... Read more
Stupid knee
Monday, July 09, 2012      5 comments

Too lazy to write in a more coherent fashion so here was my day: - my knee is not fixed, my muscles just weren't tight enough for it to bug me yet - icing and stretching do seem to help but I hope it goes away and I don't have to keep fighti... Read more
Week 2 marathon training
Sunday, July 08, 2012      2 comments

Still must get out on after work runs. Hoping to meet that goal tomorrow. Must also do a proper tempo run this week. Also must use foam roller every day until my hamstrings feel a bit happier as they are quite tight. Week 2 Sunday - 6 mi... Read more
New toys!
Friday, July 06, 2012      13 comments

So I just finished putting this together: I'm super excited to be able to lift a bit heavier. I'm not quite sure how to use it all so will ask my trainer to give me a han... Read more
Week 1 of marathon training :-)
Saturday, June 30, 2012      4 comments

Wanted to do a recap of each week's training so here it is: Week 1 Sunday - 4 miles - 1/2 mile warmup, 1.5mile tempo, 1/2 mile rest, 1/2 mile cool down + boxing workout Monday - xxtreme fit class Tuesday - rest/25 minutes pilates We... Read more
July Goals
Friday, June 29, 2012      3 comments

Before I start setting some goals for July here's how I did in June: - go back to focusing on calorie count and less on what I'm eating. I think I have a tendency to allow myself too much food if it is healthy and I really need to focus on be... Read more
No more vacation, no more house guests, no more excuses!
Sunday, June 24, 2012      3 comments

I love vacation and I love seeing friends and family. However it is much easier to stay on track when I'm working and sticking to my usual schedule. I was doing really well with my eating last week until our friends came. I didn't do too badly w... Read more
Cleaning weekend!
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

Here's what I was hoping to get done today: - 3 mile run, hopefully at tempo pace - make a chicken mushroom soup by modifying the tortellini recipe i made last week - make overnight oats for the next 5 days - get my husband to clean t... Read more
Goal check-in
Saturday, June 16, 2012      3 comments

Since it is halfway through the month I thought I'd check in on how my goals are going. So here we go: - go back to focusing on calorie count and less on what I'm eating. I think I have a tendency to allow myself too much food if it is healthy... Read more
Lucky update
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      10 comments

Since I've been super stressed about my poor dog and talking about her a fair bit on here I thought I'd give you an update. She's actually doing quite well. Last week she spent much of the week in the clinic with my coworkers. Apparently she hat... Read more
Sydney vacation with photos
Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

So last Sunday I ran my third half marathon in Rockhampton. It was nice to do a race so close to my house, only 30min away. I felt quite unprepared but actually felt really good setting out. There was about about 100-150 runners in the HM so the... Read more
June Goals and May goal assessment
Friday, June 01, 2012      8 comments

May Goals - Get started running again and stick to my HM schedule - surprisingly a bit of a fail, I have not been sticking to my training schedule very well. We'll see what that does tomorrow when I run a HM - Get started doing a push up ch... Read more
Friday, June 01, 2012      12 comments

I thought i might write a bit of a blog about my dog because she's making me a bit sad at the moment. On the first of May she had surgery on her stifle since she had ruptured her second cruciate ligament. It involved a visiting surgeon cutting t... Read more
Happy Blog & Goal weight reassessment
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      7 comments

I've been noticing that lots of my blogs have been quite negative. Probably because I tend to use my blogs to vent a lot. I am in a much better mood today and want to write about some of the positive things going on. I got the best compli... Read more
Week Off
Sunday, May 27, 2012      2 comments

A bit of an update after being away a lot the past week. My mom and aunt came for a visit last week. I drove to Brisbane on Thursday - really painful drive, lots of construction and it took 9 1/2 hours when usually it takes 7! I picked them up o... Read more

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