Uh-oh, I Lost My Workout Watch
I lost my workout watch when I was in Houston about a week ago. It was a Polar F11 heart-rate monitor. (How DOES one work out without one of these heart-rate monitors?!)
I've lost a lot over the past few years, and I've gotten pretty tou... Read more
Tricking Me Into Moving
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Saturday I was scheduled to walk/run about 4 miles. I made myself get my workout clothes on. Still, I didn't get going. I made excuses, I distracted myself.
Then, when I finally went to leave, I realized I'd wai... Read more
A Step and A Trip and A Trot
I worked out on Sunday, but then skipped Tuesday and Wednesday workouts.
I get it. I know what happened. I was so determined to get AFTER this, that I did t... Read more
Slow And Steady Does It
I've been pretty patient with myself for the past 2.5 years getting through all these life transitions, but I've kind of come to the end of my patience.
I know, thoug... Read more
The Walls Between Me and The World
I lost all that weight - 50 pounds. I did, I did. I knew how to keep it off, too, you know I did.
But here's the thing. When I took down the wall of fat between me and my world, it empowered me. It made me feel like I could do anything.... Read more
Baby Stepping Out of My Hole
Oh, my, my life! What a change, what an adventure, what a challenge. I would have NEVER predicted the past 2.5 years, but I'm not sure what I would have done differently if I could have.
And now, it's time for some baby steps out of my ho... Read more
Why Women Can't Do Pull-Ups...Why People Don't Exercise
I found these two articles today while I was on the web.
I thought I'd share them with you, and put them somewhere I can refer to them again:
One of them is about why people don't exercise, even though it feels good to do. I found thi... Read more
Distance Challenge and Training Schedule
I ran the 5 mile Turkey Trot on Thanxgiving. Correction. I walked the first three miles with a friend who's losing weight, and then I ran the last two.
Today, I created a schedule so I can train for the Austin Distance Challenge. I've al... Read more
That's what got me motivated last time...the desire to be comfortable...and it's what's motivating me this time, too.
This time, when I regained weight, I have a lot of belly fat from cortisol. I stopped working out, I stopped watching wha... Read more
Proud of Myself!
I came in 66 out of 67 in my age group for the 10 mile Run For The Water last Sunday. And can I tell you? I'm gosh-darn PROUD of myself! :)
Perhaps you wouldn't be... Read more
Romance, Writing and Rock Star Dreams
From the time I was a little girl, I wanted to be a writer, I wanted to be a rock star, and I wanted to be passionately loved. But as I got older, I saw my dreams dying on the vine, my heart shriveling from a lack of love, and my time getting sh... Read more
Ask Your Doctor
I feel better, I look better, I sleep better, I have a better handle on all the changes going on in my life.
It's pretty simple for me. If I get off my a$$, I get all ... Read more
Is there such a thing? I think so. I have this. When I'm overweight, I don't see it, when I'm thin, I don't see it.
I've figured out three ways to tell where I'm at:
1) Take a picture of myself. I'm lucky that I don't have a lo... Read more
Slow Starts and Alot of Change
It's taking me a little while to get started back full on with this.
That's okay because my experience in the past is that a small amount of change at a time is what sticks best for me.
What I've done so far is workout more than I was ... Read more