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I Guess By Default: This is Meatless Monday

Monday, August 11, 2014      2 comments

I said I'd never do "Meatless Monday" just because it used to be a thing. But here I am using one of my meatless days on Monday. Breakfast: 1 Egg (It seemed like such a little amount), Greek Yogurt, Honeydew Lunch: Carrot & hummus, Coconu... Read more

Thursday's Menu & Saturday's Shenanigans

Saturday, August 09, 2014      2 comments

Thursday: Breakfast: Two slices of the Quiche from Tuesday & Honeydew Lunch: Protein Bar (first day back at work) Dinner: Grilled Rutabaga eaten like a steak (with steak sauce), Grilled Zucchini, Chickpeas with lime and garlic, Cous Cous ... Read more

Tuesday's Meatless Menu

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      6 comments

Breakfast: Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa (I used apple instead of berries and walnuts instead of pecans due to what I had in the kitchen)
mon-quinoa-recipe.html 2 Scra... Read more

Meatless TWOdays

Saturday, August 02, 2014      3 comments

So since I try new diet ideas and tricks (or at least I did). I've decided to go "vegetarian" approximately two days a week. This is an effort to try out more vegetables and foods with protein. I'll still eat an egg in the morning which I know a... Read more

Why I'm Not Looking at the Scale

Saturday, March 08, 2014      3 comments

Hello again, it's been a while. Late December I started the Spark People 5k up again. In 2013 I took a job that threw me off schedule. I couldn't find it in me to settle down and find time to start running again. I kept starting 5k programs... Read more


Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

Birthday success, on Friday I went on a hike alone. It was one of the steeper hikes with narrow balance bridges and rivers to cross. When I got to the top there was a huge waterfall, I read and journaled and for the first time in a while I felt ... Read more


Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

This week I really did nothing. I mean I did my 10 minutes of walking each day and worked, but I didn't work out, I didn't run. I even ate peanut butter snickers. I lost 5 lbs. Quite perplexing. I also lost about 9 inches since week 1 of BLC. ... Read more

Wubbly Wub with WalinWalf

Sunday, May 12, 2013      4 comments

I has sick. :-( My midday weight was 283.6, so I think my morning weight would have been lower. I've calculated snickers peanut butter squares into my calorie count and that makes me happy. My throat is incredibly sore. This week I do ... Read more

Ya know what? Gimme mai points.

Sunday, April 28, 2013      5 comments

This week is about visual motivation. Today I made my new Spark wallpaper. Illustrator and hand rendered type. I included a blog excerpt from my first 5k, my notorious persevere lingo, "run faster" ect...... Read more

WUB #2

Sunday, April 28, 2013      2 comments

This week I did a modified version of couch to 5k, The Spark People running plan is only 5 weeks, so I'm just warming up for it. Day 1 I walked 4 minutes and ran 1 for 35 minutes, Day 2 I did 3 minutes of walking and 1 minute of running, 2 minut... Read more

BLC 18: WUB.1

Sunday, April 21, 2013      2 comments

This week I got a second job, started an advanced 5k program, lost over 6 pounds and completed a 9 day work week if you count my road trip to my interview. One of my biggest challenges is going to be not eating when I get back home from wor... Read more

BLC 18: Letter to HalinHalf

Sunday, April 21, 2013      1 comments

Dear Hal, We've stalled a little bit back there this winter, and I can't say we won't again. Just don't lose too much ground the next time. I hope you're seeing some new numbers and I hope you can run that 5k in record time (not that you ru... Read more

Twenties BLC 18 Starts April 12th!

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      28 comments

------The BLC 18 Rules and Regulations------- Duration ---------- BLC 18 (Biggest Loser Challenge #18), will last from April 12th until June 23rd. (10 weeks) Sign Ups will last from April 3rd to April 12th at 3pm PST (that's 7 EST)... Read more

Enter April

Sunday, March 31, 2013      5 comments

I have come to the conclusion for the past few weeks that I haven't been pushing for a healthy lifestyle as much as I know I can and am able to. I go to the gym, I understand that weight loss is a slow process. But if I were to be honest with my... Read more


Sunday, March 17, 2013      4 comments

Run 24 races between 1 mile (up to 12) 5k (up to 10) 10k (up to 3) and a half marathon (at least 1) (at least 3 official races) Mile: {13:26} {13:15} {} {} {} {} {} {} {} {} {} {} 5k: {50:21} {49:17} {} {} {} {} {} {} {} 10k: {} {} Half:... Read more

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