The First Time This Has Happened... Ever.
I was really busy at work earlier this week, and I was at a HUGE facility where it felt like it would be a hike of miles to the cafeteria, and just a giant pain in the patooty to get some food. Not to mention the fact that cafeteria food is sus... Read more
5K Down, The Rest of My Life To Go
So the 5K, the first one I ever went to intending to do some running, is complete.
I learned a few things.
1) It is good to have Cheffrey walk with the person who really doesn't want to be doing the 5k and intends to do the race at a... Read more
Tomorrow Is My 5K... Today I Am Faking Enthusiasm!!!!
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
The Definition Of Insanity Is...
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
I Feel Like a Slacker... and What I'm Going to Do About It
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
I Blame You For This.
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
Time For Some Serious Body Love!
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
Scale Obsession Much?
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
Maybe A Better Goal Would Be...
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
Why It Is Different This Time & Why I Always Failed Before
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
This Fat Girl Faced Her Fears
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
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
It's Like a Teeter Totter!
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
What Does It Feel Like To Lose Weight?
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
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WOOT WOOT RUN WOOT RUNNNNNNNN!
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