As we grow, our perspective changes. This is a good thing. It keeps life from becoming stagnant, from becoming something that we're going through rather than participating in. I'm hip deep in my life right now. I'm wide awake, charging forward, ... Read more
A good blog, share-worthy. I'm learning this, and I'm grateful for it.
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Everywhere I see runners, I'm checking them out - I'm not judging,... Read more
I thought I'd do a bit of a weekly wrap-up to help put in front of me my efforts, and their pay off.
Sunday, 01/09 - Rest day
KettleWorx - 10 min.
Run 3.0 mi - 46 min.
KettleWorx - 20 min.
Elli... Read more
It's ok for me to say that, because.. I am. I'm fat. I'm obese. I'm not making a harsh judgement call on myself. It's simply the way I am - at this point in time.
My BMI is 34.8. That's Obese. That's also MUCH better than 42.2, which is wh... Read more
I wore a hoodie to work on Thursday (I got tired of being cold all the time) and rather than wear the hoodie while drying my hair and hence getting too hot, I had on a tank top. Bill has a habit of hanging around the bathroom while I'm getting r... Read more
It doesn't seem like it's been that long since I've blogged, but I suppose it has been. I've been composing bits and pieces of this in my mind for the last week or so, but never committed to the time to actually do the writing.
Where to be... Read more
I know many many people will surpass 10,000 fitness minutes this year, and I hope I do next year. Correction - I WILL exceed 10,000 minutes next year.
This year though, I'm tickled that I've hit this milestone today, the last day of 2010. W... Read more
I've waited for what seems like a very long time to create this particular blog.
Thanks to SparkPeople, my family, my Spark-family, and my own stubborn determination, I have created a healthier life for myself, including quitting smoking an... Read more
Today has been a good day. Today, I won. I succeeded. I triumphed. And I feel it.
Today, I ate well and healthy. I had filling, delicious, satisfying meals, fruits for snacks, and I'm about to have a whole wheat chocolate chip cookie for d... Read more
But I have now. Have you??
I just went through and used the Reports to look at my fitness minutes over time, cardio tracking, miles, etc. It's enlightening.
I was kicking major booTAY in June and July. 1700-1900 fitness minutes. Whoo!... Read more
And I want to do it again! LOL
This morning was the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk in Portland OR, and I was a part of the celebration and fun. I was nervous leading up to today, but figured last week I was going to have fun because I'll never ha... Read more
So.. I'll fess up. I roared.. erm.. RAWWR'd into November, convinced it was going to be My Month! MINE!
It wasn't so much. Oh, it had its highlights. Such as..
It's been 33 days since I've had a cigarette!
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