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Two Month Check in - Why Can't I see it???
Thursday, May 07, 2009      5 comments

I know I have been loosing weight. The scale is telling me I am. Why can`t I see it? I do not see any changes in the mirror. I do not see changes in the weekly pictures. My clothes fit the same as they always do - tighter when they come str... Read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      4 comments

I am very fortunate. I have found my motivation. Although I need to renew it regularly, it has not threatened to leave me completely in a while. I do get frustrated when I do not see the scale moving when I am working my butt off, but I am de... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 8
Friday, May 01, 2009      5 comments

This week I will focus on/work towards: - loose 2lbs - burn 5,000 calories this week. - do week 2 of 10 weeks to half marathon training - Batch cook something that will last me 4-5 days. - try exercising in a place I normally would... Read more
20 Top Marathon & Half-Marathon Tips
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      2 comments

For marathon training the ENDURANCE and STRENGTH phases are especially important. 1. Get a Goal! Make the three or four month commitment. Bob Glover suggests three goals - Acceptable, Challenging, Ultimate - as being more realistic. ... Read more
Two Frogs
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      6 comments

A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jum... Read more
New Giant Boulder to try and move.
Sunday, April 26, 2009      6 comments

Well that does it. I have had it. My stomach is hurting again today. Enough is enough. No one here can help me find out why, so I will do it myself. I am going to try a gluten free diet. I need some advice. How long does it take the d... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 7
Friday, April 24, 2009      5 comments

Okay, this week I will focus on: - loose 2lbs, or loose anything. - Curves 3x per week - Burn 5,000 caloires this week - 4-5 servings of Fruit or Vegetables daily. - be more aware of portion sizes - measure everything this week. -... Read more
A New Challenge to Tackle
Thursday, April 23, 2009      5 comments

My Running training is going great. I am already beyond running 5K. On Monday, I ran 10km in about 1 1/2 hours, and on Tuesday, I ran a full 7K then walked the last 1.5K home - legs were worn out. Now for my next challenge. I am ready to... Read more
I am ready ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      4 comments

1) Do you view lifestyle change as a lifetime goal rather than as a temporary, short-term goal? Yes, I do. I do not believe that diets work. To work, it needs to not only be a lifestyle change, I also have to change my way of thinking, and ... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 6
Monday, April 20, 2009      2 comments

This week I want to: - Get back on track recording everything, focused on changing to a healthy lifestyle. - Loose some weight - anything would be nice. I want to be in the 220's. - Finish week 5 of my 5K training program. - Curves a... Read more
Dance Stampede Competition Results
Sunday, April 19, 2009      12 comments

For anyone who cares: In pro-am (where I dance with my instructor) I took 2nd place overall with all marks at gold and gold with honors in all 6 dances - two step, waltz, night club slow, cha cha, west coast swing, and triple two step. ... Read more
Angry, and need some real help.
Thursday, April 16, 2009      25 comments

I am ANGRY. This is a good thing. Anger is one of my biggest motivators. So I guess I could say I am very very VERY motivated. Enough is enough. I have trusted my doctors to find out what is wrong with my stomach. 14 years, and too... Read more
Medical Professionals? Really?
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      3 comments

I am completely fed up with "medical professionals". It has been 14 years, and they still can't tell me what is wrong with my stomach. To top is off, this doctor can not write me a prescription for my pain medication, so now I need to go half an... Read more
Avon Curves Fitness Study
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      7 comments

Today was my first workout at Curves as part of this fitness study. It went well, with one major exception - the machines are made for ladies closer to 5' tall. I am 6'1". We are able to make most of the circuit work, but there are two machin... Read more
Pasta Problems??
Sunday, April 12, 2009      9 comments

This tracking stuff works. I have just discovered I have problems eating pasta. This is news for me. I am looking into why, and what else I would have problems eating. This is very strange. Eat pasta, within an hour, my stomach hurts. Ga... Read more

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