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Food Blog Day 3
Thursday, May 17, 2012      15 comments

Yep, I actually did have that ice cream sandwich after I posted my blog. It added another 130 calories to the day, so I was at 1,407 for the day, which was still the low end of my range. And I woke up today feeling really hungry for the first ti... Read more
Food Blog Day 2
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      15 comments

So, I had to laugh when everyone lauded my meals yesterday. My freezer is always full so I always have a protein handy even when I haven't been to the supermarket, but I am literally running on fumes in my fridge. I had a bunch of hummus and st... Read more
Food Blog Day 1
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      22 comments

BREAKFAST Breakfast Sandwich: egg, tomato and fresh mozzarella on honey wheat flatbread 2 cups coffee with half and half Calories: 245 Carbs: 13 Fat: 15 P... Read more
The Melancholy Motivator
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      38 comments

I skipped my race on Sunday morning. I wish I had a good excuse. I was sick, Keira was sick, blah blah. But the truth is, I just didn't feel like it. I wanted to sleep in and take a long bath. As someone told me on Facebook when I revealed it "N... Read more
April Update
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      25 comments

April has been going well so far. The weather has made it so I'm running and walking almost every single day (except this week - stupid weather and stupid work!) and I'm down about 5 lbs this month (finally!). I exceeded my fitness minute goal a... Read more
April Plan
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      31 comments

I had a good month exercise-wise with 1,220 fitness minutes. I can run about 2.5 miles at a time and I'm running 2-3 times per week. I completed a 5K in 41 minutes. I'm taking Keira out for walks almost every day. I only lost three pounds and my... Read more
Ras na hEireann 5K
Monday, March 19, 2012      26 comments

Cross-posted at
2/03/19/ras-na-heireann-5k/ Well, my first post-preg 5K has come and gone! It was a great time, with a fi... Read more
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      27 comments

Well I finished Week 5 of C25K and it went well! Definitely finding it easier this go-around, so I'm glad that all of my fitness didn't disappear during my pregnancy. Immediately after the 20-minute run, I started feeling sniffly and that turned... Read more
Oh hi!
Friday, February 17, 2012      31 comments

I'm still around, and I still read blogs and friend feed though I don't always have time to comment. I'm mostly on the other website right now ( ) and I am on another fitness website with a great iPhone app fo... Read more
Goals I Haz Dem
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      40 comments

But they will be simple to start... 1. Lose 50 lbs of baby and post-November 2010 weight (my lowest weight was in October 2010... 50# will get me back there) 2. Restart C25K this month 3. Stop with the junk food and sweets people ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Keira's Birth Story
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      135 comments

My daughter (man, feels weird to say and type that!) Keira Elizabeth was born on December 22, 2011 at 11:27pm, weighing in at 7lb 10oz and measuring 19 inches. Here's how she got here! I was antsy during Thursday morning so I decided to hel... Read more
The Waiting Game
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      33 comments

Less than a week til my due date! It's really hit home that she could be with us any day now, but yes, it is kind of annoying that I don't know what Christmas has in store this year: Will I be in the hospital? At home waiting it out? Or at home ... Read more
Lil' K Nursery Photos!
Thursday, December 15, 2011      56 comments

Here we go, the nursery is finally complete! All that is left is hanging her name over her crib and this will be her little space. I don't consider myself a very "decoratory" kind of person, but I saw the crib bedding set and drew inspiration fr... Read more
Getting Close
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      20 comments

Lil' K is due in 2 weeks! I got laid off from the firm last week, so I am DONE with temporary contract work. I didn't get the news until 10pm on Wednesday night, and I was so excited I couldn't sleep! Again, I'm grateful I was able to use t... Read more
The Non-Temporary Chapter
Thursday, December 08, 2011      33 comments

Yesterday was my last day at work. Yes, I know I said I'd quit before the end of November, but I decided to be patient and wait to be laid off in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. The last couple of weeks have been tiring and frust... Read more

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