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She's back and stronger than ever.
I took some time off to recover from a medical problem and to recover from my step son's tragic motorcycle accident. We are back in full swing and I havent gained a bunch of weight back so I feel as though im not starting at square one. YAY me!... Read more
Let's do this again.
After spending some time getting better from a little medical problem, I am ready to get back at it. Last year was pretty sucessful. I lost eleven pounds and increased my endurance. Now I need to expand on that.
I'm feeling good about myself. ... Read more
Things a chubby girl learned from running her first 5K.
1. No matter who tells you to...do not drink RED Bull before your race...you will dry out and forget that little piece of good advise about pacing yourself. My natural adrenaline works nicely thank you very much.
2. Other runners are a distra... Read more
Today was not too over whelming at work so I actually had some energy leftover for running after I got off from work. I ran 1.5 miles, still working on that c25k thing. I'm behind the others in my class but I am older and I don't want to get fr... Read more
I just got back from a five day "learning vacation" with my 15 year old son. We spent the past five days on a working farm. Milking cows, feeding chickens, pigs, turkeys, calves...all that fun stuff. I'm tired but it was fun! I got in plenty of ... Read more
She is back in the saddle!
Joined a running club today. I'm ready to get back at it. Ran a mile in 13 minutes!
Interesting note, this whole week my body has been rebelling. An pain in my foot, swollen knee, twitch here, pain there....you know, the bod saying, nope we... Read more
last night I fell off the face of the earth
Last night I crashed.
I went home(should have gone straight to the gym)and once I got there I binged on peanut butter and crackers and popcorn. Sat on the couch and couldn't get up. I felt terrible. The kids were on the couch making it even... Read more
Six pounds in four weeks!
I'm happy...and i've lost inches everywhere. WAY COOL!
okay so I'm the tortoise, I'm cool with that. I've learned that all good things come to those who are patient. Changing your life style takes time. This journey has to be sustainable. ... Read more
Buying new shoes
I went shoe shopping on Saturday. I've been having some foot and knee problems since hitting the gym pretty hard and a fellow in the next big town over came highly recommended to me for fitting in shoes.
I am so glad I went to him. He was g... Read more
Rome wasn't built in a day
I didn't get this heavy overnight and this journey is gonna take time. Rome wasn't built in a day and I'm building something more spectacular than Rome....me.
I came home from work and I was exhausted.
Fell asleep on the couch. No sup... Read more
My butt hurts...
squats...need I say more?
Lower body work yesterday at the gym=pain today.
I've just accepted the fact that I'm gonna be in pain, either from being over weight or working out....I'd rather it be from working out....right? right?
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Crappy, Dappy day at work
One fire after another, that's what work was today...no, I'm not a fireman.
Then I went to the gym, because I had to get it all out.,,you know, the tension of solving problems without choking people.
I'm feeling better. ... Read more
My song to help me through the tough times.
We all have them.
You know, the song that helps you get that last mile out of legs that feel like jelly.
The song that makes you squeeze that last barbell curl.
The song that teaches you what your mama forgot to teach you.
T... Read more
I love working out on Sundays...
I used to rest on Sundays, because ,I guess, it is touted as a day of rest.
However, I'm finding that Sundays are actually better to work out at the gym because I don't have to watch the clock. I can go and get lost in myself(which, as a m... Read more
Yesterday was a tough one...
I never want another day like yesterday.
It was going okay, until I went to the barn to feed the horses.
A mare that had been abandoned by her owners (we had found her possible forever home)went into labor(didn't know she was preg unti... Read more