Coming to my senses
Well, it's been going good. I am onto week 3 of this new weight loss adventure. After the marathon, I kept eating like I was still running as much each week. It did not do a body good. So now, I have some pounds to lose and it's been pretty ... Read more
30 Day Shred
Killed me. I could hardly pick up my Brita Filter Pitcher to pour myself some water after. Wonder how I will feel 30 days from now....?... Read more
Ode to Quinoa
I love it! That's all.
Tonight I ate romaine lettuce, with a quinoa mix on top. I made the quinoa yesterday with zucchini, summer squash, and onion chopped up in it. I put some shrimp on top with a honey soy glaze that I made.
Deli... Read more
I made a lettuce wrap with ground turkey. It was delicious, filling, and right around 200 calories! For dinner! And I feel satisfied! And I have calories leftover for a snack later! Amazing!
Here it is:
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I feel that momentum building again. I have had 2 GREAT days. I have exercised. I have eaten within calories. I feel great! Now, to keep it going. I have started to eat almost the same things each day. I am going to change it up each week... Read more
Rough start back
I have been more aware of what I am eating
I have been getting mentally prepared and pinning healthy recipes
I made a delicious and nutritious smoothie for breakfast today and loved it
I haven't done any real work y... Read more
I'm back, baby!
Goal- to lose weight, instead of gain it over the holiday season.
Plan- Fresh fruit and veggies daily, work out at least 30 min. per day 5 days a week, and do light exercise the other 2.
I feel excited to start this now, so by the Spr... Read more
New Levels of Soreness
Thanks for all the comments and support from my marathon post!
I experienced new levels of soreness after the marathon. This is a big deal for me because I have been an athlete my whole life, frequently pushing my body to it's limits, but... Read more
I did it! I finished the Chicago Marathon today! So excited. I ran the whole way, VERY slowly. A bunch of friends came out to cheer, including my hockey team! They were amazing and kept popping up all over the course. My parents, sister, and ... Read more
Just do it!
Nike knew what they were talking about when they came up with that slogan. I wrote this blog in my head while I was running today, so just bare with me.
I was tired when I came home from work today. And sweating. I started the summer pr... Read more
How I know I'm a Runner
1. I've lost 2 toenails. :(
2. 3 miles seems like a warm-up
3. I like shopping for running clothes more than going out clothes
4. I drink chocolate milk after I run
5. I bought body glide to prevent chafing
I have a 13 mile run comi... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss
I just got the book in the mail and am so excited to start it. So today, it begins. I am at about 1700 calories and feeling full and satisfied. I am happy to set some new goals and to basically be taking a weight loss class with the book. It... Read more
I have been having a horrible time with food this summer. Meaning, a great time. LOL. I have eaten basically everything and anything, and it shows. And though, it tasted pretty good, I feel horrible!
So, I am back to healthy eating an... Read more
Thanks, Chocoholic2276, for asking about my training. It's been going great. While school was still in session for me, I ran 3 times a week or so, but had a lot of hockey. Since then hockey has finished, and now my training is in full swing. ... Read more
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I will lose weight this summer!
I am going to eat healthier, fresher food. I will ride my bike daily. I will run my butt off. I can do it!
Hope all are well. :)... Read more