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Bike to Work and Bike Home at Lunch

Friday, January 29, 2010      1 comments

I was determined to get my 2 - 2.5 hr bike ride in this week so I rode to work and I rode home at lunch to avoid the rain and darkness. They were great rides. I turned the wrong way on the way to work so I took a different route. I would have... Read more

Missed my bike/run for a good cause

Sunday, January 24, 2010      1 comments

Its tough when you have several things that are top priority and they all compete for your time, energy and emotional support. I really try hard to maintain my training schedule especially when I have a workout calendar, but life gets in the wa... Read more

There's Stress and Than There is Super Stress

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      3 comments

I am an emotional eater however I can't figure out, not that I am complaining or anything, why when I am super stressed that my appetite goes away. It is probably something chemical I hypothesize. My super stress for this week is back to just ... Read more

My Mother Told Me There Would be Days Like These

Saturday, January 02, 2010      5 comments

Suffice it to say I have seen better days. Don't want to get into the gory details but you never know who your child will marry. Crazy people included. I am depressed but did log my food and got in a good bike ride today. I am in control of ... Read more

2010 Goals

Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

Inspired by WENDALL... 1) Stick to my eating plan and lose the weight once and for all 2) Make training and exercise a priority - no excuses! 3) Follow my therapist's advise - do my homework 4) Stay connected with my friends 5) Don'... Read more

Mimosa and Good Friends

Friday, January 01, 2010      1 comments

This week's goal was to log my food and fitness. And I did it today even though my food and alcohol intake was kind of embarrassing. I did start off the New Year with an annual tradition of running or this year it was run/walking with my best ... Read more

Braved Stroke Day at Masters Swim

Thursday, December 03, 2009      0 comments

My friend posted a blog entry yesterday asking for help to get to the pool. I did my part and said I would go to the pool too as a motivator. Thursdays are stroke day at our local swim center and although I have been wanting to go to these ses... Read more

Life is Hard - Deal with it

Wednesday, November 11, 2009      1 comments

Recently a friend of mine loaned me the book "The Road Less Traveled." She said to read and really understand the first few paragraphs which reads life is hard now do something about it. If you can accept that fact that life is hard, it someho... Read more

Spark and Avoidance

Sunday, September 13, 2009      1 comments

Browsing SparkPeople always helps me gain perspective and motivation - no matter how small. So why do I avoid it when I need it most? Its that sabotage thing again. I just can't get my arms around it. I know it has something to do with how f... Read more

Day 4 and Counting Down

Thursday, August 27, 2009      0 comments

I did it! I made it past the 3 day grind and even with a lunch meeting. Life is good. Its been stressful at work but I have been busy which keeps me from grazing. Down 4.5 lbs from Monday. My friend Wendall was right - water weight. Stay f... Read more

On/Off or Black/White What about grey?

Wednesday, August 26, 2009      1 comments

I have been eating healthy and staying on track for two days straight. Tomorrow is a test. I have a work lunch with my boss. My pattern has been that I can stay on track if I don't eat out or have some other excuse. This time I am going to p... Read more

Never give up!

Sunday, July 12, 2009      2 comments

There are days, weeks, months, even years that I have struggled with motivation. Not only with nutrition and exercise but just getting out of bed. Since I started exercising consistently back in 2000 these occurrences have been few and far be... Read more

Self Sabotage and getting a grip

Sunday, March 29, 2009      1 comments

My first triathlon of the season is next Sat. My goal was to be at 152, that is 20 pounds down from Jan 1. I am down to 159.5 or -12.5 lbs! Which I am very happy. I was starting to fall back into my old patterns. Its a strange thing when my... Read more

Back on Track

Sunday, March 01, 2009      0 comments

Had a wonderful time in Kona with my buddies. Did not gain weight until I got back. Post vacation depression set in and bad habits came back to haunt me. I am using SparkPeople to help me get back on track. I feel better already. I printed ... Read more

Off to Kona and friends

Wednesday, February 18, 2009      0 comments

emoticonWell I am flying to Kona, Hawaii tomorrow to spend some good quality training time with my friends. Of cou... Read more

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