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Today I took another small step on my road to Disney. I jogged 3 miles without walking. Until today I've been doing intervals of walking and jogging to ease myself back into training. I started at 2 miles of walking for 4 minutes and jogging for... Read more
Today I managed to make it out of the grocery store without any chocolate. I stood there in the check out line considering my options...I even picked up one of my favorites...then I put it back. Needless to say I threw myself a little party in t... Read more
Tomorrow I'm starting fresh. I did some emotional eating today, but I refuse to let it impact the rest of my week.
I've got my breakfast and lunches ready for the week, the apartment is clean, laundry is done, workouts are planned and the ... Read more
A little too much fun...
I've had a friend staying with me this week. Being a health conscious person himself, we managed to stay on track with healthy, home cooked meals and no skipped workouts...until last night. We decided for our last night together to indulge in so... Read more
Running for Disney
On May 10 I decided to start training for the 2018 Disney Marathon. It's going to be slow work, but I've gotten a ton of support from my friends and family...evidenced by the gift I received today...
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Groupon Gym Deal
Looking through my Groupon email the other day I noticed a deal for a two month membership to a gym near me. I'm a big saver so this immediately caught my attention. Usually during the holiday season I don't buy anything for myself, but I think ... Read more
Good/Bad Habit Bucket Lists
Here it is, my latest scheme to help me find some much needed motivation!
I'm going to make a list of all of the bad habits I'd like to break for good (i.e. nail biting, eating in front of the TV, etc) and work on eliminating them one by on... Read more
Dear Netflix, I love you but...
I love you but I think we need to see less of each other. I appreciate that you always offer different movies and TV shows that you think I'll enjoy. That you go out of your way to make sure I have access to them whenever and wh... Read more
12 Month Makeover - July
Month 4 already? Time is flying by!
July - Jogging
This might be the hottest month to get back into the running game, but I'm ready to give it a try...plus I've got some new motivation...I'm going to Disney! SO EXCITED!
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12 Month Makeover - June
Time to start month 3!
June - Jump Start
I recently purchased The Spark Solution, and my goal is to use it to jump start my program. So far I love the recipes and helpful hints. I think this will be a great tool to help me develop he... Read more
When I started working with my trainer, about four months ago, I asked if we could keep track of some measurements. I was pleasantly surprised to find out she measures muscle, not weight. Well the time came this Monday to re-measure and I've gai... Read more
12 Month Makeover - May
Update time! I'm very excited to start the second goal in my 12 Month Makeover. The hardest part this month was deciding what goal to start. Turns out there are a lot of things that begin with 'm'. Muscle, motivation, moderation, mornings (as in... Read more
12 Month Makeover
I like trendy goals with catchy names, so I had a brilliant idea for how I want to spend the next year. Today I'm going to start a new goal for April. Then each month, for the next year, I'm going to add a new goal while continuing the ones from... Read more
Sub Zero Slump/That Person Who Shares Calories
Reflecting back on this entry I realize I really just needed to get some of this off my chest. I didn't spend much time proofing it because it came out in rant form. I'm sure we all know how that feels. I certainly hope you are having a nicer (w... Read more
How do you get healthy when your significant other just isn't on the same page?
Now I know I'm in control of my own choices and everything, but you have to admit it's challenging when the person you are dating eats whatever they want and t... Read more