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TED Talk

Sunday, March 10, 2013      1 comments

AWESOME TED talk that deals with body image. From a model. SO good. www.youtube.com/watch?fe
ature=player_embedded&v=KM
4Xe6Dlp0Y ... Read more

GREAT article on CNN.com

Friday, March 01, 2013      1 comments

Awesome article that made me miss running and my training days. 5 more months til I can hit it hard again! http://www.cnn.com/2013/
03/01/health/fit-nation-st
acy-runner/index.html ... Read more

Hanging in there...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

Well, I'm finally on the upswing. I had strep a few weeks ago, finally started feeling better for about a week, and then got hit with a sinus infection that totally knocked me out. I couldn't breathe at all, I had a low grade fever on Monday of ... Read more

Still pregnant!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      5 comments

Okay well yea. Still pregnant. I hate being pregnant. I feel bad saying that sometimes because I know there are a lot of people out there who put themselves through hell to get pregnant, but I just hate it. I love the kid when it comes out, but.... Read more

Starting to feel a bit better

Sunday, November 11, 2012      5 comments

Well...this pregnancy has definitely been different than my first. I can tell you one thing for certain, though - I am NEVER getting a flu shot again! I don't usually get them, I have a pretty good immune system as it is. I got one during my fir... Read more

October =blah-ctober.

Sunday, October 28, 2012      8 comments

This hasn't been a good month. Well...not food wise anyway. I found out shortly after my centennial ride that I'm pregnant (yay!) but this pregnancy is 100% different than my first. I'm NEVER hungry. With Max I was hungry ALL THE TIME and e... Read more

Centennial ride

Sunday, October 07, 2012      5 comments

Just got back from a 100 mile bike ride. Single stupidest and most awesome thing I've ever done in my life. On one hand, I was stupid enough to ride 100 miles in 30 degree weather on extremely rough terrain with NO training. On the other hand, I... Read more

My willpower slipped this week...

Sunday, September 30, 2012      1 comments

I made the mistake of keeping sugar in the house (fruit roll ups, to be exact) for my husband and son. I know I've eaten more of them than the two of them combined. This is not good. I was strong against cakes in the lounge on two different... Read more

I wanted a donut this morning...

Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

...I wanted it baaad. We're talking like I could TASTE it before I even saw it. I walked into HyVee this morning to get a salad for lunch, and that delicious fried dough and sugar smell wafted to my face immediately. My salivary glands went... Read more

Feeling REALLY good!

Monday, September 17, 2012      1 comments

I've had a string of really good days, pertaining to diet, renovations and life in general. Diet: I lost again this week! Down 2.2 from the past few weeks. Feeling really good about that. I feel a lot stronger and have so much more ene... Read more

No loss again, but interesting discoveries!

Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

I did not lose again this week. I did have a piece of chocolate cake, and a few cookies this week, though. And those indulgences led to some interesting discoveries. I am fairly certain that sugar causes my migraines. I didn't have ANY migr... Read more

No weight loss

Monday, September 03, 2012      4 comments

I wasn't very strict with myself this week. I allowed myself a few M&Ms here, a piece of candy there, a bite of real pizza or two...and I noticed first hand the effect. For the first time since seeing the nutritionist, I did not lose any weight.... Read more

Making progress!

Sunday, September 02, 2012      0 comments

This morning I spent my morning with sledge hammer in hand beating our bathroom floor to a gravel pulp :) Under our furnace, which is now in the bathroom we're redoing, there is a concrete platform that is about 2 inches higher than the rest of ... Read more

Temptation is an evil witch.

Thursday, August 30, 2012      4 comments

Temptation got the better of me TWICE yesterdday. During a meeting there were pretzel m&ms right in front of me, and I made it through the first 40 min just fine, but the last 10 min I found myself grabbing a handful of them! Ack! Then MIL ... Read more

Upping my mileage

Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

Jan and I did a 4 mile run this morning! Longest I've ever ran. We walked a total of maybe 1/4 mile - just at the end of 2 long climbs (like 9 block climbs). I was pretty proud of us. We did it in 50 min, which is a 12 1/2 min mile. Not too shab... Read more


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