So on April 6, 2014 - I ran my very first half marathon. I DID IT! So here's the good, the bad, and the ugly (also known as me being petty, I had one of those moments during the race).
So the day of my half marathon, I had a really bad cas... Read more
So I just moved, and decided I'd get back into Step class since the chain of gyms I attend has it offered at the location closest to my house, and I need to do some cross training to supplement my half marrathon training. I've attended numerous ... Read more
So I've decided that 2014 is the year that I make the big step and run my first half marathon. I've read a few materials on getting prepared, and officially kicked off my training this past weekend. While running, apparently my mind wandered, th... Read more
So a little over a week ago, I was super excited because I hate a date. A date! Yaaaay!
Well come have a laugh at my expense, because it was the date from hell.
So my date and I decided that we'd have a mini cookout. I told him I'd ta... Read more
I've been around here and there, but not fully committed to anything but partying all summer.
Not fully committed to eating right.
Not fully committed to reducing my alcohol intake. (Especially this one).
Not fully committed to ... Read more
I read an article about how some shops (lululemon anyone)? are thinking about not carrying "larger/plus sizes" (anything above a ten) because they don't fit their "target demographic". It made me feel some kind of way...
I'm 6 feet tall. I ... Read more
So I'm going on week four, and I'm still a bit swollen, but I notice every day that my midsection gets a bit smaller. This past weekend, I felt like I could really tell that I'm smaller now (plus the scale rewarded me with the number 241, which ... Read more
So I had my surgery on Monday - right during lunchtime.
I'm about to be BRUTALLY honest. If you are considering laser lipo - please make sure you have a high tolerance for pain. The experience WAS NOT FUN. It's all in "how bad you want it"... Read more
T - 5 days until the big surgery. I'm a little nervous, as I have a friend who just went through the surgery. She said it wasn't fun, but she's managing and she's doing normal things - like working, cooking, etc.
Aside from my birthday, I'... Read more
Today, my neighborhood had an event called "Kill the hill" in which you run in the neighborhood and pick a set point. I chose the 4 mile course...I could have tried the 5 but I didn't know how I was going to fare.
I ran my 4 miles in 41 mi... Read more
So I woke up this morning with the intent on having a good Monday. I'm 4 hours into my day, though, and my mood has crashed and burned. I'm trying to turn it around for the rest of the day but so far I'm still sitting here feeling frustrated, sa... Read more
Well, I'm sitting here "working" (shhhh don't tell...slow work day) - and decided I'd share a few of my thoughts instead of playing another oh-so-entertaining game of freecell (hey don't judge me ... Read more
So I'm sitting here, trying to keep myself in a positive frame of mind.
Last week, I received the diagnosis that I now have hypothyroidism. At first, I was happy about the diagnosis, it seemed like there was some light at the end of the tun... Read more
So I just read this article:
www.livestrong.com/artic le/14702-overcoming-perfec tionism/
and found it to be a VERY good read.
So let me give you the background:
I had a really bad day yesterday. There w... Read more