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Holy #@!$, two events in one weekend!
I know I haven't been very active on here. I have been tracking my fitness, because I do have a goal-the Rock & Roll Half Marathon in Vegas this Decemeber. I've already registered & reserved the hotel & flight, so I will do it regardless-it's ju... Read more
Time to dig out the next size, yee-haw!
I'm getting psyched. I've lost about 17 pounds, about 5 inches around my waist & another 3-4 around my hips. I'm pear-shaped, and lately my size 20 pants & size 18 tops were getting tight-especially the pants! And now, my 20's are loose-time t... Read more
Yep, can't go it alone
Holy cow, it's been almost a year since I last wrote here. I started a 12-week Biggest Loser style contest this week at a local gym. I will not be training as part of a team-I am one of the "Independents" to sign up as the gym is too inconveni... Read more
Catch-22 (yes, an excuse)
About 10 years ago, I finally went to an orthopedic surgeon for my severe back pain. (Twice, internists told me it was just muscle strain, and to stretch better & take Alleve.) Turns out I had one fully & one partially herniated disc(s) in my ... Read more
Oops, I did it again!
Yep, all that big talk last week about starting over & while I did well with the food, I only made it to the gym once. I figured out a couple of things-one, that my weight insulates me, and I don't mean like the warmth I need for our cold Wisco... Read more
Ok, I shouldn't really say I'm bored at work today...but, not a lot going on, and when there are still piles of chocolates sitting in the breakroom from Christmas...well, that's just a recipe for disaster. It did make me realize that all week I... Read more
What a day
On this incredible day for our nation, it seems trivial for me to talk about how proud I am that I finally made it to the gym today. But, we all have goals to reach & mountains to conquer, & I am incredibly lucky & fortunate that my biggest sour... Read more
Wagon-hopping with Bob & Joelle
Over & over again I do it-on the wagon, off the wagon-basically, I need to stop this wagon-hopping! For me, it's not being "off the wagon" in reference to booze or drugs, it's the wagon of healthy eating & exercise. I have had more Monday star... Read more