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Life's Fun When You're Saying "Yes"!

Friday, August 12, 2011      14 comments

On Wednesday, Yoda didn't make me run. I run every day. He usually makes me run until I can't anymore. But I didn't run at all on Wednesday. I think it's thrown off my groove. I felt like I hadn't even worked out even thought I'd done... Read more

Get Some Sleep, You Will.

Thursday, August 11, 2011      20 comments

Sleeeeeeep. That's what I'm working on this week. My calories, fat, protein, and carbs are where they should be. I'm not having any trouble going to the gym, in fact I'm having trouble tearing myself away from it. I'm more active and I'm ha... Read more

Yoda Strikes Again; Plus I am NOT Weak

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      5 comments

Once again, he's done it. Yoda has helped me more than he will ever know. It's amazing how some people are like that. They can say one off-handed thing to you and suddenly the world seems to make sense again. The strange thing is that the ... Read more

Sharing Yoda

Friday, August 05, 2011      15 comments

Yesterday was the perfect day to run outside. It was overcast and rainy. Nicole and I had planned to do our run at about 8:00. Unfortunately, something came up for her and she couldn't make it. I've run our loop alone before and not had any... Read more

Throwing Out a Disguised Crutch

Thursday, August 04, 2011      18 comments

My gym has a Women's Only Room. Usually that's where I can be found (unless Yoda is bossing me around and telling me what to do and how to do it!). It feels safe there, hidden away from the body builders and muscle-bound guys and tiny girls who ... Read more

Oh, So This is What it's Like to Feel Like a Million Bucks....

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      25 comments

Sometimes I wonder if I'm taking on too much all at one time. I mean, I've always been a fairly busy person - even without a social life. Now I've added going to the gym, eating healthy (which takes more time since I'm cooking), a new friend tha... Read more

Sweating Out the Excuses and Lies

Friday, July 29, 2011      15 comments

Life changes so fast. Blink and you'll miss it, right? A few days ago I blogged about how I had quit the 5K due to various reasons, one of which being that I was over-training and tiring myself out due to simple loneliness. I spent every da... Read more

Excuses, Excuses.

Thursday, July 28, 2011      17 comments

Wow. I have a boyfriend. This is new. I mean, I still don't look great. But I'm feeling better about myself and that's paid off. That's not what finally worked out for me to get a boyfriend, though. The guy that I'm dating now has want... Read more

How I Quit the 5K

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      44 comments

Itís been pretty darn close to a week since my last blog, and Iíve been having ups and downs every day. Hereís the important story, though. Itís the story of how I quit the 5K. You read my blog last Wednesday. I was sore and tired, but I wa... Read more

Sore but Happy

Thursday, July 21, 2011      17 comments

My back hurts. My legs hurt. My calves are on fire. My arms ache. My ankles are swollen. I have callouses on my hands. I have blisters on my feet. I have bruises. But I'm happy. I'm working hard and I'm putting in a lot of effort to be... Read more

My Weight Loss Journey Is Like the Weather

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      15 comments

My weight loss journey is like the weather. Some days are sunny. Some rainy. Some are pouring. Some days it snows. Sometimes there is hail. Once in awhile, lightning strikes. On sunny days, every thing is great. I feel good, I get to the g... Read more

Listen Up, FatGirl!

Monday, July 18, 2011      22 comments

Listen Up, FatGirl! Youíve been in charge for too long. Youíve picked what I eat, youíve decided what activities I participate in, youíve told me when I can or canít do things, and youíve made me look at myself and feel sorry for myself. Y... Read more

I Could Have Made Excuses. But I didn't.

Thursday, July 14, 2011      21 comments

Yesterday I met with Yoda. I like my YodaDay because I feel like I push myself harder - at least, I thought I had been. But that was before yesterday (which shall henceforth be known as FatGirl CryDay). It started off like any other trainin... Read more

Pushing Myself Harder Because I KNOW I Can Do It

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      14 comments

Last Saturday my 5K Training Group walked/ran for about 1.7 miles. I was horrible. I felt like I had failed and I was quite embarrassed about it. Then I had a bad weekend. My weekend was worthy of the Binge Hall of Fame. Monday was better, ... Read more

Practice Makes __________

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      22 comments

Most people say that practice makes perfect. I used to say that too. But I don't anymore. In high school I was in a show choir. Yup. Me. I was thin, pretty, and could sing (although at the time I thought I was fat, ugly, and untalented). My... Read more


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