I did lots of dancing, lots of walking , lots of strength training...I burned nearly 3,000 calories today! I was SOOOO hungry too!! I have a feeling tomorrow will be a curl up with a good book day! Today way my "rest" day from running - I did... Read more
Run #2! I AM A RUNNER!!!!
I ran again today; went a litttle bit farther, not much, but it was something. I am going to be starting the couch to 5K route on my next run day, which day 1 consists of jog for 60 seconds, walk for 90. You alternate this for 20 minutes. :)... Read more
My First Race & My Now Life!
I just agreed to my first 5K race; I'll be signing up tomorrow!!! It's on April 1st; and I am scared, exc... Read more
Dealing with Emotional Eating
sadly, a good 500 of my calories today involved emotional or unthinking eating...ya know, there it is, so I'... Read more
I am woefully lax on doing measurements. Well, I did my weigh-in today, and I'm up 4 lbs. Which made me sad. LOL. So I decided that I needed to do a measurements since I havent done one since November.
Waist - 51
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I ran today!!!
I Got it in my head yesterday,that I wanted to try running. It's something I vaguely entertained the idea of in high school, some 11 years ago. I Never did it. So today I ran. It was only a block. But I'm proud of that block!! Tomorrow that b... Read more
I put myself in shock!!!
I was watching Indigo,today, and in one scene I saw this little girl go running across the park, hair flying. I watched her and thought, Gosh, I remember how wonderful running felt as a kid. So iI joined a running group. This 221 lb woman is goi... Read more
My normal morning has begun lately with my having breakfast and 2 glasses,of water. Today, I didn't for the first time in a few months. And let me tell you, I feel the difference!! My mouth,is dry, my allergies won't Stop, I'm crabbier, I'm less... Read more
Why's it so hard to be healthy when your sick??
I'm sick. Stuffy head, stuffy nose, sleepy, can't focus. and all I want is comfort food. :( that Chocolate brownie looks WAY good. So does something hot and sweet. :( Why is it hard to stay hestick to the plan when you feel like crap? Wh... Read more
What have I learned?
Well, I've been doing this for about 6 months, and I'm down from 237 to 221!!! As today is the first day of Winter, and the Winter Solstice, I felt the need for some introspection!
So lets see, what have I learned?
It really ISN"t a... Read more
December started, and I was all set to do well at the gym, my dance, and my weight.
AND NOTHING. I'm barely at 250 minutes, been over on my calories every day lately, feeling bleh and SO unmotivated....
What happened? I was doing so ... Read more
I so want to binge
I'm sad, frustrated and hurting
And right now all I want to do is go downstairs, get the leftover Halloween candy, and eat. Instead, I made a cup of hot chocolate, got some Ritz crackers, and I'm trying to not ruin everything I've managed to ... Read more
It's been about 5 months since i started doing this. I started off great; lost 16 lbs, then stopped tracking. Gained about 10 lbs back. Then I started up again, and have been having a hard time so far; I need to go back to planning my meals ... Read more
Today was tough...
Today was one of those days at the gym where I was surrounded by Barbie dolls...or at least it felt that wa... Read more
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My hubby and I ate out at Old Country Buffet today; and normally that would be a MAJOR crash & burn for me; but even with that for lunch and pizza for dinner, I was able to stay in my calorie goals by having small tastes of lots of things. :) ... Read more