Okay, I don't feel motivated but...
I tried to weigh myself on the standing scale at work (I am an RN) and discovered that for the first time in my life I have surpassed its abilities. It tops out at 350. I sat and almost got stuck in the chair scale, to discover it says I am 35... Read more
Valley Area Girls/Alaskan Girls/men too
Several people have messaged me about climbing Bodenburg Butte this summer as a group or as partners.
I have climbed the butte several times, but thats not enough!
I have several of the hiking Chugach/Alaska/Valley trails books, say ma... Read more
sidelined for today
My week was sucky.. we went to Homer and ate out A LOT, and had dinner at friends houses, I gained only 1.6 pounds, but I also started my period, so that was impressive, because that usually stacks on about five pounds to me for a week....lol
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I pushed myself
On Sunday I did 40 minutes on the elliptical performance program, I chickened out of finishing the hour. I made a promise I would finish the hour next time, and on Monday I did it, 65 minutes on the crosstraining program!! My face was so red a... Read more
Gym or no gym?
I went to the gym Sun/Mon/Wed so far... and have NO ambition to go today. sighs... I work tonight and Friday night, so the next day to go would be Saturday.
I would be okay with going four days this week instead of five but my husband se... Read more
I hit a slump
A whole month of slump... my own self induced slump...
I have not ate right, not exercised enough, not drank enough water, not ate enough fruit/veggies, not clocked into tops except every other week...
I was at a low of 308 twice this... Read more
All is not lost
Another entry on the fly waiting for my carpool ride!~ So, I am (by my scale) 3.6 pounds less than I was on the third... tomorrow is official TOPS weigh in so I will check in with you guys tomorrow and see where I was at!
Worst thing about... Read more
I worked a lot this last week. I worked fri/sat, m/t/w all nights, had my period, no ambition, a party for a co worker, a party for my daughter.. I think I ate pizza three times this week, only worked out M and F, did again today though.
I... Read more
Yesterday I bombed
I didn't pay much attention, had a total binge. I ate 4 slices of 12 grain bread with peanut butter and onions,(don't knock it till you tried it, my polish gma got me stuck on it), and had 10 deli hot chicken wings *(baked), and for dinner eggp... Read more
Sighs... to blog or not to blog...
Seems that I ought to explain most of my rambling to clarify for people because I get so much advice from everyone. Regarding that last post about tylenol:
something I don't write here is that I am on Coumadin, therefore, cannot t... Read more
Another day of tylenol
A few days ago I woke up with a lot of pain in my lower back. I got up to take some tylenol arthritis pain, and that really helped. Today my muscles were so achy. Every time I get on that elliptical I have to push through it. I only go 2 mil... Read more
Joined TOPS today
With another RN from work who lives out here and has a little less than I do to lose. It's mostly older women, elderly for half of them and in their fifties for the other half. So I feel so young... They were warm and welcoming of course. It ... Read more
Bare my soul/Soul searching WARNING, its graphic
Okay, earlier this week a new friend's blog left me thinking about our emotional eating, psychological attachments to foods and why we have become who we are.
I had a very tumultuous life. I was the daughter of teenage parents in the seven... Read more
I am so frustrated. I am not discouraged, but I AM confused about how this happened. I logged 551 fitness minutes in the last three weeks, thats 183 a week on average. I did not eat red meat but one time, ate a calzone once, otherwise, every ... Read more
I wanted to throw in the towel
My body was beat, I was exhausted... the people on both sides of me on the ellipticals were on much higher resistances than I was. No biggie, one day I ll get there. But, before I was even halfway through my program I wanted to get off the mac... Read more