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So upset... injury 7 weeks pre-marathon.
Sunday, September 05, 2010      6 comments

So, my marathon training was going really well. My 20 miler was done, I was thisclose to heading into my stepping down weeks and then into taper. I was following Hal Higdon's plan and staying very close to his recommendations - I'd maybe add a m... Read more
Twin Cities, MN area and WI friends: My rescued cats need homes/fosters.
Monday, June 28, 2010      6 comments

UPDATE: Kittens have a forever home. Maizie is staying with us. :) I caught a couple kitties recently and am looking for homes for them. They have been fully vetted - spay/neutered, microchipped. FIV/Leuk negative. Mom has her rabies and di... Read more
Delicious, high protein dessert that is totally my current obsession!
Saturday, June 12, 2010      16 comments

EDIT: OMG. Add half a fresh banana to the coconut cream pie one for BANANA COCONUT CREAM PIE. It's even creamier, a bit sweeter and fanflippingtastic. Recommended! ____________________ So, yeah. I've found a treat that I'm currently ... Read more
Thursday, May 27, 2010      8 comments

Whew. So, I've decided I'm totally going to run the TC Marathon this year in October. Work gets free entries (we're a sponsor!) and I know I can do it. I may have to go slow or even walk some bits, and I'm okay with that, but I know I can t... Read more
That Health Survey that's going around ...
Friday, April 30, 2010      1 comments

1. What did you eat for breakfast? Oatmeal with melted banana, a tsp of cocoa powder and some left over young coconut meat. My calcium supplement. 2. How much water do you drink a day? Usually 6. 8+ on a good day. I eat lots of produc... Read more
P90X - 30 Day pics
Saturday, March 06, 2010      7 comments

I'm not seeing in these pics what I see in the mirror for sure... I'm a bit discouraged since my scale keeps climbing up a bit the last two weeks. Small amounts, I'm up about 3 lbs. total. My waist measurement is the same. Navel and lowe... Read more
P90X - or how LEONALIONESS got her groove back!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      6 comments

So, wow. I couldn't have picked a better time to start P90X. As my last blog showed I was rock bottom bad, super dire. I'd let healthy concern swing over into unhealthy obsessive bad stuff. P90X changed that. I'm currently in the midd... Read more
Fighting Some Serious Bad Brain Stuff...
Sunday, January 24, 2010      2 comments

So, I completely LOATHE myself right now. Like, angry to the point of wanting to punch myself for being such a stupid, lazy, fat jerk. I was afraid to weigh in this week because it would be my first since Jamaica. I didn't do TOO badly in ... Read more
Once again - it's time for a measurement update!
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      3 comments

I was curious to see how far I've come in the last couple months. I hit my original goal weight about two month ago and then hit my even smaller "pie in the sky" goal weight about a month ago? I finished 30DS, ran my first 10K, ran my first su... Read more
Too few calories = the bonk to end all bonks. *shudder*
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      4 comments

So wow. I had a really odd night last night and wanted to share. THIS is why eating too little is bad, folks. I will note that this was unintentional and due to a very busy night, not an attempt to lose weight faster by eating less. ... Read more
Here we go again - SAD.
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      12 comments

Darn it, my seasonal affective disorder has kicked in and HARD... I feel absolutely miserable. "People who have winter-onset SAD often crave more food, especially foods with high carbohydrate levels. Therefore, people with winter-onset SA... Read more
Tofurky - You're Doing It Wrong.
Sunday, November 22, 2009      10 comments

This is a public service announcement. ____________________________ Do you like seitan? Think veggie burgers are pretty darn tasty? Flip over tempeh? Think tofu is tops? But then you have a Tofurky and you go "blech!"? Then you, my ... Read more
"You shouldn't be here!"
Sunday, November 15, 2009      8 comments

First of all, thanks for all the kinds words about my Jakey. His rattie friends and I are coping well enough. We all miss him but knowing I did the right thing for him helps my heart. Secondly, I went shopping today. Like, for reals shoppi... Read more
Jake ('08 - 11/12/09)
Friday, November 13, 2009      10 comments

My big handsome is gone. He left a big hole and it aches. So much. Jake was diagnosed with a very ... Read more
"Animals are Stupid"
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      4 comments

From here: www.huffingtonpost.com/a
pid_b_336049.html There are not enough words in my head to fully express how awesome this is. Agree, 100000%! ----------- In a recent interview w... Read more

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