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More Reflections on Recovery

Saturday, May 23, 2015      13 comments

From the time I became aware that I was injured, I've described the injury as a running injury. Even before the doctor's visit and her confirmation of my suspicions regarding the diagnosis, prognosis and her comment, "This is not a typica... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Look at the Numbers

Sunday, May 10, 2015      39 comments

WARNING: Long BLOG! As I approach the 1-year maintenance anniversary mark, I find myself reflecting on the numbers …given the number person that I am! (My fitness buddy’s DH has dubbed me Calc-N-stein; but, that’s a story for anothe... Read more

Recovery Observations/Aims

Monday, May 04, 2015      12 comments

With 7 weeks of recovery complete I find myself reflecting upon things I’ve observed. Observations: • Weight essentially steady (down a bit) • Body measurements up and down • Body fat upward trend • Bone mass down So,... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Body is a Calculator

Sunday, April 19, 2015      38 comments

Five weeks ago an injury became apparent. Knowing that I would not be able to do any weight bearing cardio for weeks to months, I immediately cut my calorie intake by 500 calories per day. Based on fitness tracking I knew my average “estimat... Read more

Running of the Elk

Thursday, April 02, 2015      8 comments

Walking the Running of the Elk 5k this past weekend was an emotional experience for me on multiple fronts. It marked the first anniversary of the passing of my father. It was an event that I was slated to run and couldn’t because I am injure... Read more

What brought me to Spark?

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      6 comments

I am so grateful for this community because it is helping me in ways unimaginable. Some recent dialog with members of the At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance Team in our upcoming Parent’s Day Maintenance Challenge discussion thr... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Winter Solstice and an emerging sideways weight trend?

Sunday, December 21, 2014      32 comments

First, happy Winter Solstice to all of you! We've made it. We reached the darkest day of the year and today marks the return of lighter days. Establishing a sideways trend is 6 months in the making at this point. I thought October would ... Read more

Surf's Up

Friday, December 12, 2014      9 comments

Surf along the Northern California Coast remains high following yesterday's storm. We need at least another 6 storms like yesterday's for water managers to even think... Read more

The Pursuit Continues...of that ever evasive sideways trend

Sunday, November 09, 2014      10 comments

As some of you may know, I began my transition to maintenance in June and declared that I was entering maintenance when I reached my initial SparkPeople goal weight of 144 lbs. Well, nearly 5 months have elapsed, I have trended down anoth... Read more

The Ever Evasive Sideways Trend

Sunday, September 28, 2014      8 comments

Reading MJREIMERS blog A Few Pounds [sic] Heavier
al.asp?blog_id=5787867 has struck a chord in me. In June of this year I began my transition to maintenanc... Read more

The Birth of a New Runner

Sunday, September 28, 2014      6 comments

Saturday, a fellow team member, MOBYCARP of At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance blogged about "Becoming A Runner "
al.asp?blog_id=5788000 Based on t... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Transitioning to Maintenance

Monday, June 02, 2014      39 comments

Well, I am ready to declare that I am transitioning to maintenance. I say this with some trepidation. Thank you for the resources shared in the Big Page of Links* and to those members that have responded to my questions. You know who you are. ... Read more

How am I feeling about my progress?

Sunday, May 25, 2014      8 comments

How am I feeling about my progress? Jazzed!!! With 1 week remaining in May, I decided to take a look at the report - Calorie Differential Over Time to see what my monthly averages have been since the beginning of the year. Here's wha... Read more