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Really feeling good!

Wednesday, September 12, 2007      1 comments

I've really been feeling great about myself lately! Sunday my son and I ran - I completed the 10k in 58:09, and awesome time for me, and my son ran 1 mile in 8:39, his first race ever! We had a great time, and I can't wait until our next racing ... Read more

The low is too low?

Wednesday, September 05, 2007      3 comments

Well, the weekend was mostly fabulous. Saturday was a comedy of errors, including my race being canceled :(. Sunday and Monday were great days...really didn't like having to go back to work on Tuesday! I'm looking at racing a 10k this weekend to... Read more


Thursday, August 30, 2007      1 comments

Things are looking's amazing what you can get out of life when you put a little effort into it! Work's going great. It usually is, because I like my job and most of the people I work with. My supervisor is AWESOME. But I got not one... Read more

Back to the grind...

Wednesday, August 22, 2007      2 comments

I'm back at work, now that the big move is over. My son started school this week too...he's a fourth grader. He loves school, even though he's changed schools almost every year. He makes friends really easily, and next week he'll be tested for t... Read more

The biggest changes are the hardest to make...

Sunday, August 19, 2007      2 comments

Well, it's been....eleven days since my last entry? I don't know that there's enough space available for me to write about all the changes in my life over the past week. Last Saturday I left my husband. Literally took off and didn't look ba... Read more


Wednesday, August 08, 2007      2 comments

Wow, it's been a long time since I wrote let's play catch up: I ran my first 5k on Saturday, July 28. It was extremely hot and humid, but I managed to finish in 30:07. Not my best time by far, but given the weather I'll take i... Read more

How do you explain whales?

Wednesday, July 25, 2007      1 comments

A friend sent me an email today that asked - "If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain whales?" I thought it was really funny. This Saturday night is my big debut - my first 5k! I only started running in April, and I'm not... Read more

The "A" word and other issues...

Wednesday, July 18, 2007      2 comments

My husband and I are having some issues, mostly trust-related. These problems haven't been helped with my weight loss and the fact that I now look great, I'm thin and healthy for the first time ever in our marriage. I'm not sure what my hus... Read more

Best.Cake.Ever. (Healthy too!)

Monday, July 09, 2007      2 comments

Okay, I've never been much of a cook, and learning how to cook stuff that's healthy AND tastes good has been a challenge for me. Tonight went really first time ever cooking salmon, and it turned out yummy! I took the fillet and brushe... Read more

Life sucks.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007      2 comments

My life seems to be one big downward spiral these days... Most of the problems I posted about before are still with us. Still don't have our mortgage situation resolved, and it's been nearly another month now. Mom's still in the hospital, a... Read more

To indugle...or not to indulge?

Friday, June 22, 2007      1 comments

I feel like I've become the food nazi, especially when eating out. Tonight is my brother's rehearsal dinner, at a high-end italian place with no nutritional info available (but think full-fat cream, mozzarella, olive oil, etc). Not very diet-fri... Read more

My kitty is back!

Sunday, June 17, 2007      1 comments

I woke up this morning to some meowing outside....our kitty is back! She was gone for three weeks, and I had almost started to figure she was either dead or taken in by someone else. I'm so happy to have her back!!!!!!!! She's really clingy now ... Read more

The stress is eating me alive...

Friday, June 15, 2007      2 comments

Seriously, I'm not sure how much longer I can take it. My family went on vacation for two weeks, and we got home last Tuesday. My brother-in-law was house sitting for us, which involved making sure our dog and cat were fed. That's it. You'd... Read more

I reached my goal! Well....kind of...

Wednesday, May 30, 2007      0 comments

So today I stepped on the scale, and it read 174! That's a whole pound less than my goal of 175...and although it was great to see that number, I expect it to be a temporary loss. Why? Because I have the stomach flu, and I haven't been able to k... Read more

I'm such a chicken...

Thursday, May 24, 2007      0 comments

Well, my Avia cross-trainers have served me well as I started the C25K program, but I really need some actual running shoes. I went to a local store this past weekend. There's no place around that actually fits you for running shoes, so I d... Read more

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