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Seeking Advice to Get Out of The Danger Zone
Monday, October 15, 2012      0 comments

I can feel it. I'm entering the Danger Zone. Every time I let my eating get out of control it always starts the same way. It'll be a busy time in my life, either socially, with travel or at work (or all three these days!). Maybe the increased tr... Read more
A Little Help From My Friends
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday I had one of "those" runs. The ones that, even before it starts, you are already exhausted and dreading the next hour of your life. The ones during which you spend the first 5 minutes telling yourself that you'll settle into your strid... Read more
The "All New" Stay-cation!
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      1 comments

My boyfriend, and I live in San Francisco and had intended to get out of the city and do some camping for the Labor Day long weekend. As often happens with us, we just never got around to planning it and before we knew it the long weekend had ar... Read more
The Importance of Sleep
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I need my beauty sleep! Over the last month I haven't been keeping up with my SparkPeople very well. I've been tracking food and exercise only sporadically, haven't been reading any blogs and didn... Read more
Lesson Learned.....
Friday, August 10, 2012      1 comments

......hopefully. The last two weeks I've been eating above my calorie goal and haven't been recording it. It showed on the scale this morning with a zero weight loss week. At least it isn't a gain, I tell myself! I think the only thing that... Read more
Say 'Yes' to the Dress
Thursday, August 02, 2012      4 comments

I'm going to a wedding with my boyfriend in 2 weeks and we're going back to his hometown where I'll meet all his friends for the first time. I'm super excited and the wedding has served as extra motivation for my weight loss. Yesterday I tried o... Read more
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      2 comments

I'm so proud of myself!! My running buddy and I completed our 5K in 27:50!! I smashed my goal of under 30. Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd I even met my weight loss goal of losing 5 lbs before the race. In fact, I lost 5.5 lbs!!! The race definitel... Read more
Thursday, July 26, 2012      1 comments

The date is fast approaching; my 5K race is on Sunday morning! This is only my second race ever (the first being this same race that I ran last year). I'm really excited for it because I remember it being a really fun experience last year, ... Read more
What We Say In Krav Maga...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      1 comments

I'm happy to report that I had a much better second week than first and lost my target weight for the week of 1 lb! If I keep with it, I'm on track to be under the 200 lb mark by the end of next week!!! I'm incredibly proud of myself for (mostly... Read more
Bouncing Back???
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      0 comments

I do this every time I start a new diet. I convince myself that saying the words out loud "I'm going to start watching what I eat" is enough to magically make the weight dissolve off me. Well, surprise. It isn't quite working like that. Tu... Read more
Paying It Forward And Getting It Back
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      1 comments

It's amazing how much support you can get from all sorts of sources if you just tell people what you're trying to do! Last year I decided to take up running and run a 5K race. Having never ever ever ever ever been a runner or considered my... Read more
A Thousand Words...
Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

I'm sure you've heard the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words" but the other day I realized that what's NOT in a picture can say a heck of a lot too. I was taking some time to get familiar with the Spark People site, scanning around... Read more
The Beginning.
Saturday, June 23, 2012      2 comments

It's time for a change so I'm giving this a try! I've struggled with my weight my entire adult life and while I've never been obese, I've been getting closer and closer as I get older. Since I hit my 30's I've noticed the difference and it's a l... Read more