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Input on workout vs play balance

Saturday, January 26, 2013      4 comments

So as many of my friends know I'm a horrible video game addict. I'm seeking some help from people, maybe some insight that will help me balance my two passions - working out and being healthy....playing video games. Today I did an hour of Z... Read more

Real Life BLC

Thursday, January 24, 2013      4 comments

I can't wait for it!!! As I'd mentioned previously in my blog 'so I quit my gym' I have joined a REAL biggest loser challenge! The part I'm mostly excited for is it doesn't seem that it's going to be set up 'wrong.' The meal plan will be re... Read more

Sore and Sick

Friday, December 21, 2012      3 comments

Meeting #1 was with my personal trainer yesterday. I did alright, although I discovered one thing...I REALLY need to work on my pushups! She has me doing 45 minute interval training on the treadmill or elliptical when I'm not with her. With her ... Read more

So I quit my gym....

Friday, December 14, 2012      9 comments

Before any of my friends out there freak out, I'm SO EXCITED. Quitting my gym was an amazing decision. Why did you make this fitness foo-pah you may ask? I joined a new gym. A week ago I'd gotten it in mind that I need a workout b... Read more

Holiday Challenge

Wednesday, December 12, 2012      9 comments

When: now. What: survive Winter Your mission, should you choose to accept it: find nutritional balance and fitness goals met through perseverance and a little team winter spirit. This week marks week 1 of an 11 week challenge that... Read more

Wide Load Running

Monday, November 19, 2012      8 comments

Ever heard of NaNoWriMo? every November the world is challenged to write. It doesn't have to be good writing, and it doesn't have to go beyond your own computer. Just sit down, and write, 50,000 words in one month. Holy cow 50,000 seem... Read more

My Mantra and the nature of BAD streaks.

Saturday, November 03, 2012      8 comments

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Birth control makes you fat? (boys stay away unless you can handle estrogeny rants)

Thursday, November 01, 2012      12 comments

Weight loss history: June 2010: 255 lbs March 2011: 232 lbs - birth control started March 2012: 192 lbs March 2012 - change doctors, birth control booster, sudden plateau in weight loss.... October 2012: 222 LBS???? Ladies, those ... Read more


Thursday, October 18, 2012      14 comments

I feel like wallowing in self-pity, eating a pound of gummy worms and giving up. I stepped on the scale today, after struggling against a slowly upward incline to realize I now weigh more than I had on New Year's, when I made my commitment ... Read more

Golden Phoenix

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      7 comments

A phoenix is a beautiful creature, who arises from the ashes of death or defeat, to be reborn and live anew. That is what we are all doing here, right? Looking at the ashes we find ourselves in, struggling with baby feathers. We might fall ... Read more


Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

This year has been a roller-coaster. I started at 219, lost down to 192, and regained to 203. I'm looking to lose 20 pounds by Christmas, but I know if I don't get cracking it's not happening. In January I'd set myself a goal of 6,000 fitne... Read more


Monday, August 27, 2012      3 comments

Aaaaaaah help! I seem to have developed being hungry all of the time. I can't understand it, can't figure out why. I eat breakfast at home before work, a snack and lunch at work...then often catch myself eating a cheeseburger or something a... Read more

Update on health and the Doctor

Monday, August 13, 2012      3 comments

Well I'm back again, with health issues that are a giant questionmark. I finally got my doctor to see me for a physical. She says all of my bloodwork is fine...and has no idea what's wrong with me. She's mentioned anything from multiple mic... Read more

Stress, Food and the Gym

Monday, August 06, 2012      3 comments

Anyone who has been reading my blog lately knows I have a few health issues with a yet-undetermined cause. Numb limbs, cold limbs, sore muscles, a bit tired, increased thirst. Appetite has curbed, flipping to healthier foods seemed to help.... Read more

Praying for my Doctor's Visit

Friday, August 03, 2012      7 comments

I went to the doctor today. Was very glad to step on the scale lighter than I ever have at the Doctor's, so they see I'm acutally making an effort on my weight loss. I lost about 3 pounds of water weight this week, but still haven't dropped back... Read more

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