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Worth a thousand words...

Thursday, September 05, 2013      7 comments

I've been doing a LOT of strength training in the last eight weeks [I'm so sad that there are only two weeks left in this fitness program! Although I plan on doing the next session too...] and it definitely shows! Read more

Fight for Fitness

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      4 comments

So, my new gym does this recurring 10 week fitness program called Fight for Fitness. The new session starts on Monday, and I've been excited about it ever since I saw the flyer a few weeks ago. Basically, for $200, I get 30 hours of personal tra... Read more

new gym, new workouts

Saturday, June 22, 2013      3 comments

So, I finally joined my local YMCA yesterday and went this morning for my first workout. I had planned to get there by 8am so I could do some lap swimming before the adult lap swim ended at 9 [Saturdays during the summer, there are kids' swimmin... Read more

Exciting announcement!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      2 comments

Well at least, it's exciting to me... I finally bit the bullet and bought a domain for my blog! Now you can point your browsers to www.fuchsiagetsfit.com/ and get all my updates! I used to do webpage design, for about 10 ye... Read more

running gear

Saturday, June 08, 2013      3 comments

Since I now have a paying job, I'm working through that backlog of stuff I've been meaning to buy. A few things are running related, and I thought I'd do a quick write-up about them here. First of all, there's the SpiBelt. I posted a full r... Read more

Back in Tune

Monday, May 20, 2013      2 comments

Well, I think winter weather has officially left. We had some frost last week but we're due for our first summer thunderstorm tonight so, it's here. With the change of seasons [no, spring doesn't exist here in the northeast], I have many other c... Read more

...sparkpeople? you okay?

Friday, May 17, 2013      6 comments

Phew, we're back up and running this morning! I have to say, the site being down for so long yesterday was worrisome! I had tracked most of my food while at work, so I knew where I was for my calorie ranges. But then I only had a half hour for d... Read more

Things are a-Changing.

Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

Last March, I took on fitness as my full-time job. I had been unemployed since moving 9 months before that, I had gone through a terrible bout of depression, and I had gained a lot of weight. In March, I decided to turn things around. Sure, mayb... Read more

spring is finally here

Monday, April 22, 2013      2 comments

Well, I went down to New York last week and took lots of pictures of cherry blossoms and other signs of spring while I was there, all the while lamenting that spring comes so much later in Rhode Island. [If you want to see my pictures, they're h... Read more

weigh in and accountability

Sunday, April 14, 2013      5 comments

[cross-posted from my regular blog here: fuchsiagetsfit.blogspot.
com/2013/04/weighing-in-an
d-accountability.html ] So, my scale batteries died a few weeks ago and I haven't weighed myself. And I've been eating far to... Read more

3/15 checklist

Friday, March 15, 2013      0 comments

Day Twelve: Did I stick to proper portions? No, I didn't. I seem to be hitting this 4 times a week, which is better than 0 times a week that was just a few weeks ago, but I still need to do work on it. Did I do a morning run or yoga? No,... Read more

3/13 and 3/14 checklist

Thursday, March 14, 2013      1 comments

Once again forgot last night... I don't know why I've been so tired lately! Day Ten: Did I stick to proper portions? Yes, I did, and I managed to fall within all my calorie and nutrient goals for the day. Did I do a morning run or y... Read more

3/11 and 3/12 checklist

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

Once again forgot to do this last night... I was tired! Day Eight: Did I stick to proper portions? No, I fell prey to cookies. An entire package of them. I don't know what happened. I think I'm going to enact a no cookie rule in the house... Read more

3/9 and 3/10 checklist

Sunday, March 10, 2013      1 comments

[Quite late, I know, I was exhausted after yesterday's race and had to go to bed early anyway because of today's race and DST, plus I just completely forgot.] Day Six Did I stick to proper portions? Yes, I did. Did I do a morning ru... Read more

3/8 checklist

Friday, March 08, 2013      1 comments

Day Five Did I stick to proper portions? Sadly, nope. I thought maybe I was doing well enough to challenge myself with some ice cream but... oops, suddenly the entire pint was gone. I didn't plan it! I was good about portions for everything e... Read more


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