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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Tomorrow Is My 5K... Today I Am Faking Enthusiasm!!!!

Friday, July 08, 2011      93 comments

Tomorrow is my 5K, that means I don't have to work out today, right? Not so much. Maybe if I was a professional athlete I could make today a light day, but uh, I'm not one of those. What I am is feeling a lack of motivation, so I di... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Definition Of Insanity Is...

Thursday, July 07, 2011      95 comments

Have you heard this line about insanity: the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result? I really try not to behave as though I'm insane, but I kept beating my big fat noggin against the same ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Feel Like a Slacker... and What I'm Going to Do About It

Monday, July 04, 2011      155 comments

I've treated this holiday weekend like a, well, a holiday. Fancy that. I've eaten Doritos, made yesterday AND today "days of rest from exercise" when just yesterday would have been more than adequate, and I took a nap. Ok, dang it, yes, I... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Blame You For This.

Saturday, July 02, 2011      138 comments

I'm taking my bike in for servicing today, since it has sat unused for oh, almost a decade. Fab bike, used minimally for one season, then never touched again. I'm getting it tuned up so I can start cross training with running, biking and swimm... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Time For Some Serious Body Love!

Friday, July 01, 2011      136 comments

So many times I look in the mirror and I'm critical. Well, that wasn't exactly honest. Almost every time I look in the mirror I am critical of my appearance. I can't remember the last time I looked and mentally said something nice to myself. ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Scale Obsession Much?

Thursday, June 30, 2011      149 comments

After much ruminating on why in the heck I'm so obsessed with what the scale says I finally came up with an answer. What? Get work done at work? Hah! I'm busy thinking of blog fodder, don't bother me with this work stuff! It isn't so much ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Maybe A Better Goal Would Be...

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      75 comments

The evil flat thing, aka Captain Poopy Pants, is making me nuts. I feel powerless to stop myself from climbing on the malevolent piece of digital torture day after day. Captain Poopy Pants, I'm telling you right now that you will rue the da... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why It Is Different This Time & Why I Always Failed Before

Monday, June 27, 2011      112 comments

I've never come home from the gym and said to myself, gee, I wish I hadn't done that. I love the way my skin feels after the gym. I love the feeling of accomplishment. I like the way I need to guzzle water and then when I do I have this s... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts This Fat Girl Faced Her Fears

Saturday, June 25, 2011      86 comments

I have been living by the motto "no excuses" during this weight loss thing. No excuses for not making it to the gym. No excuses for going over my calorie count. No excuses for not having my poo linear, if you get my drift. So after sitting... Read more

I Had Another Fatmare

Saturday, June 25, 2011      39 comments

I've talked about having fatmares in the past. There are plenty of variations, Jenn as Winnie-the-Pooh getting stuck in Rabbit's window, and another version where I'm basically on the TV show Dirty Jobs but I can't fit in to, or get out of, any... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's Like a Teeter Totter!

Friday, June 24, 2011      95 comments

Every once in a while, I have an epiphany. Usually I'm on the treadmill, or in bed trying to fall asleep, and these thoughts pop into my head. Sometimes I come up with weird inventions. Sometimes I come up with fabulous plot lines for a sitco... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What Does It Feel Like To Lose Weight?

Thursday, June 23, 2011      159 comments

I've lost almost all of my vacation weight in the last few days, and someone asked me what it feels like to be melting. Honestly, losing 8 mostly water pounds in 3 days feels like peeing. A lot. Frequently. It's good to be back where I was, an... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts WOOT WOOT RUN WOOT RUNNNNNNNN!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      109 comments

I only had 13 minutes before my gym class started, but I always feel better and do better if I do my own warm up. I wanted to do an hour on the treadmill before class, but I had a personal emergency (Spark reading and commenting, along with rea... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Aliens Probed Me Again

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      146 comments

It has happened again. The aliens have landed. They probed me and seriously messed with my brain. Of course, aliens are way high-tech, so I don't remember the probing, I can't tell you if they looked like ET or more like the ones from Indepen... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Just a Quick Note From Someone Who Cares

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      142 comments

Dear Jenn, We would like to thank you today for being amazing. You've added years, if not decades to our lives. We used to think you were a total moron, since you are in healthcare and all, but now we are starting to think that you are no... Read more


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