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30 Day EPC- Day 1
Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

Nutrition- Excellent today. I was within all my ranges. A little over on the protein, but within calories fat and carbs. Fitness- Worked out with personal trainer. ( A complimentary thing offered to try to get me to join the gym. Which I d... Read more
30 Day - Days 8-11
Sunday, July 03, 2011      0 comments

So 8-10 were a roller coaster of PMDD induced mood swings. I ended up eating out a lot just as a social thing with my coworker and my husband during these last days. I was definitely over my calories. I've decided to start over. Not becaus... Read more
30 Day EPC- Day 7
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      2 comments

Amazingly after yesterday, I stayed within all my ranges. I did have some cookies at work and a skinny cow ice cream cup, but I worked it into my day without going over. Fitness: Rest day- Still on track to meet goals Nutrition: No Bi... Read more
30 Day EPC- Day 6- Epic Fail and Binge-enomics
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      3 comments

So I did really well on the fitness goal. I got up at 5 a.m. jogged 2 miles in 20 minutes. Then I did Ripped in 30 with 5 lb weights, and I really gave it my all. I'm keeping up with this part of my goals. Unfortunately when it comes to my... Read more
30 Day EPC - Day 5
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

Today Fitness: Rest Day Fitness Progress So Far: Ran 5 miles out of my 30 mile goal & RI30 4 out of 15 time goal. Nutrition: I had some chewy granola chocolate covered goodness this morning. Just 2 so I only went 15 calories over my ran... Read more
30 Day EPC- Day 4
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

Fitness: 1 Mile Job + Level 1 of Ripped in 30 Nutrition: No Binging. Ate out for lunch at a Fancy Vietnamese Restaurant. I chose the steamed sea bass and brown rice. I felt really good about my choice. I could've had so many delicious fried... Read more
30 Day EPC- Day 3
Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

Fitness: Went on a lovely 3 mile jog to Target with my husband this morning. Later I bought new 5 pound weights and did Level 1 of Ripped in 30. Nutrition: I didn't binge. We ate out for lunch, so I went over my calories. I don't feel guil... Read more
30 Day EPC-Day 2
Friday, June 24, 2011      1 comments

What I did to meet my goal: Fitness: I did Jillian Michaels RI30 this morning before work. The soreness in my legs from the first two days of doing the video is getting better, so I should be able to "give her everything I've got" as she sa... Read more
30 Day Extreme Push Challenge- Day 1
Thursday, June 23, 2011      2 comments

So I kept reading other people's blogs and seeing this title. I just had to join. So here goes! Goals: Fitness: Run 30 Miles & Do Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 15 times in the 30 days. I don't plan to have a set schedule. I just want t... Read more
What is American food?
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      5 comments

Last week I gave a lecture to Chinese students on the topic of American food. Before I started gathering research for my lecture, I thought "oh American food is from all over the world." But after all my research I've learned that although Ameri... Read more
Pigs Ear: Just say NO!
Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

So I ate some duck feet. Well actually only 1 duck foot. I went on a week long vacation to Beijing, and I've never walked or eaten so much in my life. Since duck is the specialty,... Read more
I didn't blow it!
Friday, February 19, 2010      3 comments

On my walk home from work this morning, I stopped and bought some junk food at a convenience store, and also maybe a really beautiful eclair from a cake shop. I don't know why. I knew it was bad for me. I tried to talk myself out of it and faile... Read more