+ so yesterday wasn't a very fun day for me. i did my best to give myself postive messages, but those horrible 'you're so fat!' thoughts floated in the back of my head all day. i ended up eating some chocolate.. at least it was high quality, v... Read more
Today, I weighed in. I wasn't planning on it, it was sort of a spur of the moment thing. the number was..... really, really bad. much more than i thought it would be, especially since i've been doing so well for 8 weeks, and i know i've lost ... Read more
Starting Week 9
+ so the big news is that i've completed C25K!!! i can run 30 mins without stopping! not that i'm terribly fast :P on friday, i will be restarting C25K, but with a focus more on speed than endurance. i hope to pick up the pace!!
+ bee... Read more
8 Weeks Complete!
today marks 8 full weeks of eating better and exercising!!! and i still feel like i'm going strong, woohoo!!
today also marks the halfway point in stage 1 of NRFL4W.. 8 workouts done, 8 to go, then i have 1 week off before starting stage... Read more
Hello! I had a fabulous weekend.. my best friend came to visit from out of town. she's a holistic nutritionist, and i tend to eat super healthy when she's around.. maybe she should move in :P we also took her on one of our family bike rides,... Read more
Starting Week 8
+ today, i begin my 8th week (if i'm counting properly, lol) of trying to get my life together and under control. i still feel like i'm trying to balance too many things. i haven't gotten much exercise lately.. i've been trying to get caught u... Read more
6 Weeks Done!
+ today, i move into my 7th week of eating better and exercising! i've definitely had some challenges, and lots of accomplishments, and i'm feeling pretty good about everything so far.
+ did NRFL4W yesterday, and i'm definitely feeling th... Read more
NRFL4W, Workout A2
+ today, i did new rules workout A, 2. i increased all of my weights, and i definitely felt harder than the first time i did workout A, so that's good, my weights are probably more where they need to be. i can't wait to see where i end up!!
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Some Accomplishments, Some Setbacks
+ let's start with the accomplishments!!
+ this morning, i rode 10K on my bike, the longest ride i've done yet this season. the wind was super strong, in my face, for most of the trip, and i chose a route that has more hills on it than ... Read more
Taking it Easy
definitely sore today. i think i chose the right weights for lifting yesterday.
today, i was supposed to run w7d3 of c25k. i just wasn't feeling up to it, and it would be a very tight squeeze into toddler nap time today. (kids are gettin... Read more
NRFLfW, Workout Phas 1, B1
so this morning, i woke up with not a whole lotta motivation. didn't eat breakfast (naughty!). a friend gave me 3 bunches of very ripe bananas, so i spent the whole morning making banana muffins, etc for the kids. my recipe is pretty heathly... Read more
today i ran W7D2 of c25k. it was still challenging, but i did better than last time. last time, i had to slow down my pace a little bit about half way through the 25 min run. this time, i only slowed down a bit when there was 5 mins left, a... Read more
NRFLfW, Day 1.. Workout 1A
so, today, i did my first New Rules for Lifting for Women workout. it went by really fast.. maybe 20 mins total. today's workout included weighted squats, pushups (i did the 60 degree ones), bent over rows, weighted step ups and jack knives ... Read more
I only realized yesterday that today starts the weeks of no more intervals.. so for all of week 7, i will be running 25 mins straight, and W8 is 28 mins, and W9 is 30 mins. it means that i'm getting really close to the end, but it also means th... Read more