I've Stopped Caring
Losing weight and getting healthy and fit has made me care more about a lot of things - myself, other people, my job, etc. My heart is so full now that some days I feel like it might just burst. I try to focus on these things daily because it ma... Read more
Not All Victories Are Food/Health/Exercise Related
I admit, I am pretty obsessed with my health, with exercise, and of course with food. Lately it seems like I have been focused solely on my new goals, eating clean, and exercise.
And, that's a good thing.
But, that's not all there is ... Read more
Yesterday was a big day for me. Nothing overly exciting happened, and it wasn't anything that anyone else would have noticed. But, for me it was huge because I just put myself so far out of my comfort zone that I am still filled with butterflies... Read more
Meditation In A Snow Globe
Yesterday I went for my first solo long run, and it was amazing! As I started out, the snow was falling and our road hadn't been plowed, yet. The snow was ankle deep, and I was questioning whether or not this was a good idea. Luckily, the next r... Read more
I have a plan for Saturday that I am so excited about, yet I am also a little nervous and apprehensive, too. This week I have really started focusing on my goal of completing a marathon at the end of May, and I decided to do my long runs on Satu... Read more
Nothing A Good Workout Can't Cure
Yesterday was my favorite workout day. Lifting & Zumba!
I lift for an hour with my trainer, and she has ... Read more
Perfect Day For Change
Feb. 1st is here! It's my birthday month, so this month needs to be amazing. I've had a rough couple of weeks, and I am so ready to get back to my normal self. Today is the perfect day to change things up.
1. Because I went shopp... Read more
Only 8 :)
*originally posted on my blog http://ifimnotfatwhatami.blogs
After running my first 12-mile run last Monday, my trainer wanted me to taper back down to 8 and run it at a much faster pa... Read more
Getting It Back
What I’ve learned in the last week:
1. Being sick makes me whiny.
2. I make bad food choices when I am sick, which compounds my feelings of grossness (is that a word?)
3. That poor food choices and a less than positive outlook will brin... Read more
You Don't Matter Anymore
I hate my scale.
I hate that I get so obsessed with the number. I've slipped back into weighing myself e... Read more
I Am Going To Do It
I am going to run a marathon.
I know I've said it before, but I need to keep telling myself that I am. It seems like a bit of a surreal goal at the moment. Still, I am making progress. Yesterday, my son's teacher asked me why I had run 12 mile... Read more
I ran 12 miles!
Usually, I write a long detailed blog about my distance runs and what I learned from them,... Read more
2012 - The Year Of Goals - Big Goals
When I started 2012, I had a couple goals in mind for the first half of the year, and they were pretty good-sized goals. I wanted to run my first half in May, and I wanted to get certified as a personal trainer. These are major goals and would a... Read more
Fear Is A Four Letter Word
I’ve decided to run a marathon.
That may be the most terrifying sentence I have ever written because by putting it out there, I am committing myself to the biggest challenge of my life. I am committing to grueling long runs and learning thr... Read more
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Six Years Ago
It's been just over six years since my first real reality check, and lately I can't seem to stop thinking about that day.
Up to that point, I had lived in a world of my own creation. It was a scary place. It was the place of delusions. A plac... Read more