What REALLY makes you happy?
Grumble, grumble, having to write this intro twice because the first one got devoured most definitely does NOT make happy.
So anyway, food both does & does not make me happy. I truly do love food. More & more healthy foods - my roasted aspa... Read more
A trend I won't be wearing
& curvy girl jeans
As my status indicates, I'm nixing today's run. Rather sadly, since it's a glorious day for it. The hip feels better, but not 100% yet. Missing a run or two - we'll see how it goes - isn't a problem. Which is a good reaso... Read more
Plan + goal = motivation for this girl
The goal is to run a HM. The plan called for 7 miles. Quite frankly, without both, I doubt I would have even gotten out the door yesterday. The last 3 weeks have been busy for me, with far too little sleep - again, for me.
The end result wa... Read more
What should I eat for dinner?
So after I wrote my happy blog about my short shorts I had a terrible WI that really blindsided me. I truly don't know what the heck is going on with my body. The only thing. Can think if is that HM training is messing with me, despite the fact ... Read more
Happiness is being comfortable in your clothes
It's amazing the difference just a few pounds can make. I know just a couple of weeks ago my Jean short shorts were feeling snug. Like I-can't-wear-these-out-of-the-
house snug. Yesterday I wore them - and even raked leaves with them on! Ok, ... Read more
Hopefully we're always evolving
If you've ever lived with animals, you know they love their routines. They want to eat, play & exercise at the same times every day. We humans are the same way. That's why it can be so difficult to create a healthy lifestyle - we have to change ... Read more
The snowball effect
A funny thing happens when you start to baby step your way into a new habit: the snowball effect sometimes takes over. Think of a snowball rolling down a hill, growing larger & larger as it picks up more snow.
A while back I started a new l... Read more
I remember . . .
10 years ago on this day, I remember . . .
Being in my home office with the TV off & my husband with me, because he had a meeting at a different facility later that morning. My trainer, with whom I had an appointment later, called & asked ... Read more
Maybe there really are
Well, no, not really. I mean, there are healthy & unhealthy foods & there are foods that lay somewhere in between.
We were going to do a charity walk for animals this morning. We got there . . . we walked around the vendors more than once (... Read more
Is it hunger . . . or is it habit?
It's really amazing how much of hunger is psychological.
Once a week I delay my breakfast by a few hours. Supposedly it's a good rest for your digestive system. It's certainly a test of my will power.
I've always said I'm really hungr... Read more
Trying to make sure I stay MAD
Motivated & determined, that is.
I've berm feeling bloated all week & last night got a case of the munchies after dinner. I used my rewards to deter myself from giving in too much. I knew after last week's gain, & with TOM imminent, I was u... Read more
How does this LSD plan look?
Ok, looked thru about 4 different HM plans to finalize my own plan. I'll be using the runner's world smart coach app, but modified my long runs to this:
Week 1: 5 miles
Week 2: 6 miles
Week 3: 7 miles
Week 4: 4 miles
Week 5: 7 mile... Read more
I hope my WW leader is right
She thinks summer is the hardest time of year, despite the fact that fall/ winter is packed full of holidays. The holidays don't effect me too much . . . being Jewish helps, not working helps too. Would you believe I have not 1, but 2 packages o... Read more
The journey to 13.1 starts with 2
Today I officially started my HM training - it's 3 months away. I'm using the Runner's World smart coach app, only I still need to sit down & tweak it because the longest run is 10 miles & i'd like to work up to 12 miles.
I like the app bec... Read more
Sweet temptations, indeed!
My HM training doesn't "officially" start til next week. But I headed to the park for a long run today anyway. I actually concentrated on slowing down, because my slow run pace is supposed to be 13 mm, but I can't seem to run that slow even with... Read more