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Should Running and I Break Up?

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      4 comments

I cannot decide how I feel about running. I have never felt so fickle towards anything as I feel towards running. One day I love it, the next day I hate it. I loved it for almost the whole month of August, and then all of a sudden, the pleasure ... Read more

September Goals Checkup

Monday, September 21, 2009      2 comments

Last week's weight: 187.4 This week's weight: 187.0 Total loss for the month: 2.8 pounds The results are a bit underwhelming, to be sure, but I'll take a loss over a gain any day. Still, I'm only .2 pounds off track of my goal to lose 4... Read more

Missing: Endurance

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      3 comments

One thing I realized yesterday when I attempted to run was that my endurance disappears quickly. I only ran once last week for about 40 minutes, and the week before that I only ran for about 90 minutes total. (And yes, my goal was 120 minutes ... Read more

Owning Up to Mistakes

Monday, September 14, 2009      4 comments

The blog was kind of quiet last week, and to be honest, it is because I didn't want to have to admit to everyone that I was not doing well with my healthy lifestyle. To recap: I ate out 4 times, I only exercised twice, and I basically was apathe... Read more

Sometimes Weight Loss Doesn't Make Sense

Tuesday, September 08, 2009      2 comments

I hope those of you who had a long weekend enjoyed it. We certainly enjoyed ours. It was nice and relaxing, and even though our viewing of The Time Traveler's Wife was interrupted by technical difficulties that resulted in us missing the last 25... Read more

Yoga Makes Me Ill

Thursday, September 03, 2009      6 comments

Yoga is one of those kinds of exercise that I have always admired when other people do it but have never been brave enough to try it myself. I just told myself there was no way my body was going to be able to contort itself in all the different ... Read more

September Goals

Tuesday, September 01, 2009      4 comments

Without further ado, my goals for September. 1. Run a minimum of 120 minutes a week, with at least one run covering 8 miles. I want to keep increasing my distance, and I hope to be up to 8 miles or more by the end of the month. I think I ca... Read more

August Goals Report

Monday, August 31, 2009      4 comments

First, the bad news... August starting weight: 188.4 August ending weight: 189.8 GAIN of 1.4 pounds Sigh. I'm not really surprised by this, just disappointed in myself once again. I have essentially maintained my weight for the e... Read more

The Happy Plate

Tuesday, August 18, 2009      5 comments

When I was a kid and I finished everything on my plate, my mom or dad would say, "Oh, good job, you made a happy plate!" I always thought it was a fun little saying, so imagine my surprise when I'm in college and jokingly applaud someone for ma... Read more

The Importance of Accountability

Thursday, August 13, 2009      4 comments

This morning I did NOT want to run. When the alarm went off at 7:30, I promptly shut it off and stayed in bed, relishing the soft sheets and cold air. Then hubby, dear sweet hubby, came in and pulled off aforementioned soft sheets and made me ... Read more

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Monday, August 10, 2009      7 comments

I am struggling. I decided to weigh myself Sunday morning, and I was at 1902. In a little over one week I have gained 1.8 pounds, which is all of the weight I lost in July, plus a little extra. My eating has been terrible. I haven't struggl... Read more

August Goals

Monday, August 03, 2009      6 comments

Since it's already the third day of August, I guess it's about time I posted some goals, eh? I have been thinking about them all weekend and trying to decide what my goals should be, and I came to the conclusion that I don't think I want to hav... Read more

July Goals Report

Friday, July 31, 2009      3 comments

July starting weight: 189.8 July ending weight: 188.4 LOSS of 1.4 pounds for the month That is less than stellar. I'm not gonna lie, I'm disappointed. BUT at least I didn't gain, and I didn't stay the same. I am just frustrated, I g... Read more

The Tyranny of the Scale

Thursday, July 30, 2009      4 comments

Tomorrow's the end of the month. Where in the world did July go?? I'm not gonna lie, I am not looking forward to tomorrow. Wanna know why? End of the month weigh-in. I took a peek at the scale yesterday, and it was not exciting news. I am afraid... Read more

Couch to 5k: Hope for the Novice Runner

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      8 comments

I have had a few people recently ask me what training plan I used to run a 5k, and I realized I hadn't actually devoted a post to this, so here you go. Forgive me if this is duplicate information for some of you, but I wanted to share it in case... Read more

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