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Race picture
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      14 comments

We had to stand around for an hour in the cold so I wore long running pants underneath my skort...and realized right before the race started that I had no way to carry them if I removed them to run. Oh, well. I think this was taken around mile... Read more
Oh what a difference 4 months made
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      20 comments

On April 30 I ran my first ever race, a 5k. At the time it seemed incredibly difficult. My original goal run is only a 2 mile in 18 minutes but I decided I needed to be able to run further than 2 miles as a kind of buffer / safety net, to ensu... Read more
A night off? Moi?
Monday, September 19, 2011      4 comments

I am not a morning person by even the most generous definition so I almost always do my fitness in the evenings. I haven't missed a day since one Sunday in mid-January when my original fitness schedule called for 1 day off per week; that schedu... Read more
The pity party is over, time to clean up after the unwanted party guests...
Friday, September 16, 2011      18 comments

those being fear, panic, self-pity and a host of other negative emotions. Time to be thankful...I have a good job that allows me to support my family and maintain a nice home for us. I am current or ahead on all my bills. I have wonderful ... Read more
A $5-6,000 repair bill, no idea what I'm going to do
Thursday, September 15, 2011      44 comments

Read at your own risk, I am having a panic attack right now and this is my verbal vomiting to get it out of my system. I feel so sick at the moment I have to do something other than just break down & cry. I refuse to cry. I have no idea w... Read more
Actual Conversation
Friday, September 09, 2011      20 comments

Pseudo Friend: wow, you look amazing! FANGFACEKITTY: thank you! PF: What's your secret? FFK: I just started paying attention to my portion sizes and how much I eat, stay within my calorie range, and I exercise every day. I run a lot no... Read more
Just some random updates
Thursday, September 08, 2011      9 comments

Now that I've reached my original weight banishment goal I have decided to see if I can banish a few more pounds (while staying at a healthy BMI, I have no intention of developing an eating disorder or becoming underweight). I weighed about 120... Read more
Trifecta - Doing the Happy Dance
Friday, September 02, 2011      14 comments

Well August was an interesting month. For the first 3/4 of the month I was basically maintaining. I ate much more than my "norm" while keeping up with my exercise. I did not really have any scale progress, or improvement on my pushups. My 2 ... Read more
Garage Kitty's new name is.........
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      22 comments

Gandalf! Thanks to MAMADWARF who first suggested it. Voting was very emotionally charged but the doors were locked until we had a name. Some of the contenders were Frank, Sir Snuggleface, Beemer, Jake and Otis. And a last minute entry fr... Read more
Name the Kitty Contest Now Open!
Thursday, August 25, 2011      33 comments

Garage Kitty needs a name before his neutering appointment on Monday. He jumped out of the bushes last week and started following my daughter and her friend. They k... Read more
DIY Warrior Babe Challenge Final Results
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      4 comments

A bit late but here they are: My Starting Weight: 144 My Finishing Weight: 137 emoticon Difference: -7 p... Read more
Busy weekend randomness
Monday, August 22, 2011      4 comments

Nothing specific or motivating today, just random stuff to get my blogging points for the day. Saturday morning I got up early to go to the Metropark to run with a Team in Training group. One of the coaches is at the track on Wednesdays an... Read more
Why I love my plateau
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      12 comments

I have been plateaued for the last 17 days, approximately. In the world of Plateaus that is nothing, a mere blink of an eye. Still, the scale hasn't really moved. I am not a patient person by nature. I am only 3 pounds away from my state... Read more
The Hills - A Love Affair Gone Wrong
Saturday, August 13, 2011      20 comments

Here in SC there are a lot of hills. Big hills, little hills, steep hills, gradual hills, up hills, down hills. Lots and lots of hills. I knew this in my head...but I didn't really KNOW this in my legs and feet. I just finished my long r... Read more
Scale War: The Revolt
Friday, August 12, 2011      8 comments

Deep within the Empire of Fangfacekitty lived the Old Ones. These Old Ones remembered the days Before...before the Crazy, before training, before the ascendancy of FFK to the throne and the banishment of the Scale Gremlins. Before, when sugar ... Read more

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