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So as a Birthday present to myself I signed up for a Triathalon!!
Okay okay it's one of those cumulative month long ones but still! It's all pretty much honor system and at end you get a shirt, but several ladies and I have a little side ... Read more
Rock wall comparison
Circa 1998. (In the overalls) remember barely making it
Circa 2013 Keeping my shoes in place was harder than the actual climb!
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Anyone have a hole in their cartlidge?
So it's taken a few years and three doctors countless tests, but think I finally have an answer for my knee pain. Seems I have a hole in cartilage in my knee. Most likely due to my penchant for high impact excercise. Surgery has been mentioned... Read more
Slowed down by Knee Pain
For sometime I've been struggling with knee pain. Pain that becomes so severe when running even a short distance that I was forced to simply stop running. I had been under the assumption my issues were IT Band related, told to rest for weeks, bu... Read more
Over the Wall
So I recently blogged about my metaphorical weight loss race and the subsequent maintenance obstacle course. how I found myself stuck behind a wall, to afraid to go over it, because I had come to the solid realization that it would never end an... Read more
I've HIT a WALL and need help over it.
So I've hit a wall. Imaginary it may be but no less real.
You see five years ago I began running a race, I now think of as my weight loss marathon complete w obstacle course. I entered this race without first mapping the course, and more tha... Read more
Hiking for breakfast.
Since my son has started school I've been forced to be up at 6am...no excuses. Sucks, (specially since my guy gets home close to 9pm most nights),but has been good for me, I drop him off at school and take a walk/hike before I have a chance to g... Read more
Rant; looking fit
So my son (5yr old) recently started in A martial arts program, the place also runs a gym/fitness studio that's attached. So I was conversing with a friend and made comment that I was surprised that they had not tried to get me to join thier gy... Read more
Walked my first 5k.
Been a busy weekend, but Thursday was my first 5K.
Those who know me or read my previous blog know that I have spent years thinking of running a 5K. Thinking, not doing. I let fear of the unknown psych me out and I let the accomplishments ... Read more
Done letting fear hold me back
Several years ago now as I was nearing my goal weight the idea of a 5k was introduced to me. The whole concept of racing was new and frightening to me, after all not that long before I could barely walk around the block!! Idea intrigued me, but... Read more
Fireplace makeover pics
Picture heavy post.
Not at all fitness related, but I had promised pics to a few and this was way easier than individually loading!!
BEFORE. How it looked when previous owners had
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So I just got a fit bit! Still kinda excited. Was a little afraid to get one cause I didn't want to become obsessive over steps taken and whatnot. But so far it's kinda like a fun game and for the most part haven't thought to much about it dur... Read more
I'm a snackaholic
So I've know this, it's not something new, I haven't just had an epiphany or anything.... It's more like a solid realization of an ignored fact.
I've often called myself an opportunistic eater.....given the opportunity i will eat. I've ... Read more
No longer homeless! Sorta!
Finally we found a house! The apartment life is so not for me!!
( sold the home we designed/built in September to downsize, been staying in a third floor walk up since)
The property isn't what we were really looking for, but we have very ... Read more
No Pie Apple Pie
It's that time of year, the season of pies! And about any kind of treat you can think of!
So naturally my four yr old has been asking for pie, with ice cream. Well I'm not bringing a whole pie into my home let alone a tub of ice cream with i... Read more