When 20 Minutes is Like 20 Miles
Monday, June 27, 2011
My stomach was turning all day. In part because it was still messed up from Friday's fiasco/sudden illness. But more in part because I had 20 minutes of straight running ahead of me.
Around 4pm, I started surfin... Read more
Adventures in Running From a FitFat Girl
Yep, I have moved from calling myself "the fat girl" to calling myself "the fitfat girl." Mostly because I still weigh over 300 pounds and, yet, somehow I can run now for over 8 minutes at a time. Because I walk lighter on my feet, I feel bett... Read more
Before I say anything else, let me say that this goes on record as one of the BEST vacations I have ever had...even if a little too short. ;)
The drive was almost uneventful. Hubs and I got into a fight on our way into Virginia. Let me ex... Read more
Off on Another Adventure
This morning we are leaving for the beach, and I'm completely stoked, if not a little bit tired from staying up late to pack. ;) I'm looking forward to walks on the beach, runs on the beach, a fitness center I can use at the property, running ... Read more
A Difficult Week
So week 1 of my restart had its good moments and its bad moments. As of today I am 323 pounds...still. Which means I lost nothing, but also that I gained nothing this week. So how'd this all work out for me?
1) I finished wee... Read more
Weekend Update & Finding the Dress (with pics)
First of all, right out the gate I must say - I was PROUD of myself this weekend.
Friday morning I got up earlier than my alarm (around 7:30am). I started my day with some coffee, 1/2 a bagel, and some Spark before heading out for my run a... Read more
Day 2 - More to Learn
So, am I all talk and no action? Sometimes, yes. Yesterday? No.
I got stickers on my page for:
T... Read more
Ethan Update and Day 1
So yesterday was a mess. All I could focus on was my baby and making sure he made it through sugery okay.
Hubs surprised me that morning when he stated, "I'm coming with you. I HAVE to go." It was a nice surprise. I needed him there, bu... Read more
Weigh-In: *Bangs Head on Desk* Edition
Weight last week: 316.6
Weight this week: 318.0
*bangs head on desk repeatedly*
So, yes, my weight has been up all week. I've been avoiding the gym like the plague, which even GOGO noticed, doesn't mean I avoid working out. I saw 317 ... Read more
"As I understand yoga, it is the practice of meeting ourselves wherever we are. That means meeting ourselves, with courage and compassion, even when we are in a place of fear or anger or sadness. Rather than transcending our fears, it means meet... Read more
"Uncharted" June Plan
So I'm getting my inspiration for June from:
A) My Spark Friends that never let me fall too low before dragging me back up.
B) "Uncharted" by Sara Bareilles
C) The never-ending desire to see POUNDS LOST on the scale - FO REALZ, YO!
I ... Read more
Weight at beginning of May: 323.2
Weight this morning: 319.2
I saw 315-317 the past couple days, and I think the weight today is from 1:
- Second full week of TOM (going into week 3)
- Lots of ST last night which has my abs and should... Read more
Weekend Update & Weekly Plan
Sunday was a pretty good day. Even though I discovered that there are no coupon inserts on holidays (insert really sad face here), I decided to continue our new Sunday ritual. I took both kids, we got 1 paper (instead of 4) for the sale ads al... Read more
Weigh-In: This is Getting Old Edition
Weight Last Week: 319.2
Weight This Week: 316.6
Total Loss: -2.6 pounds
So how was I successful this week? I gave in and gave up.
Thursday was a rough day. It started out great. I was on a weeklong cycle of just pushing myself, ... Read more
I Have Nothing to Say
Got you there, didn't I? When have I ever had nothing to say?
*turns and tells Hubs to STFU*
I am sore today. Still.
Sunday was coupon madness (saved 39% on my grocery bill!). I took the boys to breakfast at S... Read more
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