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I've Stopped Caring
Thursday, February 16, 2012      13 comments

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
Saturday, February 11, 2012      4 comments

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
Jumping In
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      9 comments

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
Sunday, February 05, 2012      8 comments

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
Going Solo
Friday, February 03, 2012      10 comments

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
Thursday, February 02, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday was my favorite workout day. Lifting & Zumba! emoticon I lift for an hour with my trainer, and she has ... Read more
Perfect Day For Change
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      8 comments

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. Why? 1. Because I went shopp... Read more
Only 8 :)
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      9 comments

*originally posted on my blog http://ifimnotfatwhatami.blogs
raining-only-8.html 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
Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

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
Friday, January 27, 2012      9 comments

I hate my scale. emoticon 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
Thursday, January 26, 2012      8 comments

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
12 Miles!!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      9 comments

I ran 12 miles! emoticon 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
Friday, January 20, 2012      9 comments

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
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      8 comments

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
Six Years Ago
Saturday, January 14, 2012      8 comments

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

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