Late & Written in Jello - Week of 1/20/2013 Game Plan
OK, so I learned a valuable lesson last week. Though it's nice to plan for the week, I really need to take things day by day because life happens. As long as I fit my cardio & strength goals timewise, it's okay to be flexible about how and whe... Read more
S--- Happens: My Game Plan for Week of 1/13/2013 - Revised
I had to make a few quick - and tough - changes. Wednesday marked the beginning of week 3 of the January Jumpstart Challenge for me. For week 3 of the January Jumpstart, I'm supposed to do an extra 10 minutes a day. I meant to do an extra car... Read more
My Game Plan: Week of 1/13/2013
In an effort to keep myself accountable, I'm posting my weekly plans as well as posting my daily plans in my status update. This will also help me plan/keep track! ... Read more
Had an Epiphany: I Need to Be More Like My Four Year Old
Last Monday, when we got home from Hip Hop class, Alita had was sick with a fever of 103. Within 18 hours, the fever was gone, and she was bouncing off the walls. Friday, I didn't want to eat. By Saturday morning, I had the same fever... and ... Read more
Creekside 5K and Fun Run
This wasn't my first 5K, but it was a first in a few ways. It was the first time...
I've done the course
I've done a 5K with a stroller
I've done a 5K and actually TRIED
I've run a 5K that was entirely paved
Alita's run a "race"
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Almost Thanksgiving and STILL perfect jogging weather!
As my friends back home are posting about officially seeing snow lately, I've been feeling pretty homesick. I love the leaves changing color and the snow around the holidays, and I really miss it now that I'm in Cali. However, when I went for ... Read more
Hooray for Sunshine!
Finally managed to get outside for a lunchtime jog to the beach and back today.
I've tracked the milea... Read more
Vitamin D :)
I must be full up on Vitamin D because I've been outdoors so much lately. My hubby finally admitted that he was getting bigger and that I was NOT shrinking his clothes when we went shopping and he couldn't fit into his regular size. ... Read more
June Gloom = Perfect Weather for Jogging!
Ran to the beach and back again today and didn't get lost this time! The seal sanctuary didn't smell as bad as last week, and I didn't get lost. I think listening to angry music made my heart rate get up to speed faster, but about a quarter of... Read more
Sometimes It Pays to Be a Picky Eater
Logging my calories, etc and taking a look at all of the articles and blogs about eating healthfully on holiday weekends, I am really grateful that I'm a picky eater. Most of the foods that are "trouble foods" are foods that I wouldn't eat in t... Read more
Had an awesome run/walk today!
At lunch, I ran/walked to the beach and back today, and it was amazing. Granted, I only ran during the choruses of the songs on my phone and speed walked elsewhere until my HRM started beeping angrily at me, telling me to slow down. Someday I'... Read more
I officially hate antibiotics
What is it about amoxicillin that makes me feel so awful? It's almost like they messed up at the lab and instead put time released sleeping pills and ipecac in the capsules, since I'm so queasy and sleepy. I only have two more days of this, bu... Read more
This is why I don't shop at Vons...
Don't get me wrong. The people who work at Vons are very nice. But I always, always, ALWAYS end up with sticker shock going there! I get lured in by super deals like this week's mangoes 3 for 99 cents but the outrageous markup on staples bri... Read more
Life Is Not an Action Item List
I woke up this morning after about 5 hours sleep feeling like I had no weekend, even though I'd had a three day weekend ... Read more
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Yay! One more option for me at Carl's Jr.!
Tomorrow, Carl's Jr. is finally releasing the Eat This Not That Turkey Burger menu! Sadly, I didn't get to try it when it was in test. ... Read more