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Nerdrageous Blog!: Understanding Metabolic Flexibility
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      16 comments

When I was in my kinesiology courses, I spent hours reading journal article after journal article about why exercise (especially strength training) is important for weight loss and preventing weight gain. Then, one of my professors asked me if I... Read more
STAYCATION!
Monday, August 08, 2011      19 comments

My week-long staycation starts TODAY! Actually, I just got home from work, and I am super wired with excitement over an entire week off without having to think about work. Here is my plan: ... Read more
The Week in Review: Undressing at Kickboxing
Sunday, August 07, 2011      17 comments

There have been some twinges of impatience this week with returning to kickboxing. I just feel so fat and out of shape being around the very fit fighters at my gym, as much as I try to convince myself that I belong there as much as they do. Even... Read more
A toast to good days...
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      10 comments

Today was a day of fun, a day of good teachers, and a day of working out until I almost vomited. Funny, that's when I get the biggest grin on my face... I had today off of work, and I had a great day. I started the day with a 15 minute Pila... Read more
Sharing time! What are your best blogs?
Sunday, July 31, 2011      3 comments

SANDIEGOJOHN has been posting some "retro" blogs referring to blogs he's written in the past about his journey. I haven't been around long enough to have "retro" blogs yet, but I do think that a major benefit of blogging is being able to look ba... Read more
The Week (and Month) In Review: Those Pesky Last 100 Pounds
Sunday, July 31, 2011      14 comments

As of this week, I am officially less than 100 pounds from my goal weight. I was expecting backlash on the scale this week after dropping 6 pounds last week, but instead I lost 1/2 pound. I guess I dropped a bunch of water weight last week. Anyw... Read more
Just kickin' it...again...
Saturday, July 30, 2011      5 comments

My knee has gotten significantly better over the past few months, and resolving the swelling in my lower leg seems to have helped even further. I have been able to return to taking long walks and biking. I have been boxing. But I have been missi... Read more
I AM paying the man to teach me how to do it right...
Thursday, July 28, 2011      11 comments

"Have your tongue more towards the tip, and try a lighter touch. Pull your lips back more." "Try slowing it down if it gets too hard doing it fast. It's fine to start out slower." "Try pulling your tongue back more, don't purse your ... Read more
Whatevah! I do what I want!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      24 comments

“I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry, because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life?” -Anonymous Today is the first day I've had off in 15... Read more
Stuck...repeat after me...
Monday, July 25, 2011      19 comments

"I am awesome...I am awesome...I am awesome..." I have been trying to get my resume together and start writing some cover letters today. I am finding it difficult to muster up the words to sell myself. I've been staring at my computer scree... Read more
The Week in Review: Lost 6 pounds...from my right calf?
Sunday, July 24, 2011      17 comments

This past week went very well. I finally got through my head that I need to get a new job. Writing about my job yesterday really helped it sink in and helped me process it (if you read that blog, be forewarned that your computer may explode from... Read more
The Dangers of Procrastination...and getting a new job...EVENTUALLY...
Saturday, July 23, 2011      14 comments

I've been meaning to write a blog about procrastination for a while now. I've been putting off writing a blog about procrastination and the one thing I desperately want to change in my life: my job. I was so excited to start my job in anima... Read more
Why shouldn't I eat the cake?
Friday, July 22, 2011      26 comments

I don't ask myself that question very often. Every month, my work gets a huge cake to celebrate everyone who has a birthday that month. I can usually take or leave cake, but chocolate cake with chocolate frosting is one of my favorite foods... Read more
Huh? I said WHAT?
Thursday, July 21, 2011      14 comments

A vet tech friend of mine had worked with a bird rescue, and needless to say, the birds were not always coming out of the best situations. There was a beautiful Macaw that became homeless after its owners were arrested for running a meth lab in ... Read more
Yes, you CAN be too exhausted to exercise
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      12 comments

Yesterday was just a plain bad day at work. I was exhausted before I even walked in the door, so putting on my empathy voice was a challenge. It was extremely busy and the phone calls were non-stop. We do not get breaks (and are actually penaliz... Read more

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