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Week 29 - Confidence Compromised

Sunday, November 22, 2015      3 comments

This has been a not very good week. My confidence is shot. I was doing so well and this week hit and I felt like I can't do anything right. I know this happens from time to time. I've been through it before but I want to get back on track. ... Read more

Week 28 - Lost a Whole Austin

Sunday, November 15, 2015      2 comments

This is my puppy, Austin. We got him a little over a year ago and he's really what started this journey for me. I'm an early riser so I agreed to ... Read more

Week 27 - So a Day's Only 24 Hours, Right?

Sunday, November 08, 2015      1 comments

'Cause I could use a few more. Between work, kids and trying to exercise I don't have enough time to do something fun. I need to be able to do something fun. I think that's why the last few weeks have been so tough. At work we've got 2... Read more

Week 26 - Better Late Then Never

Monday, November 02, 2015      2 comments

I try to blog on Sundays. It's a routine. If I don't do it on Sundays then there's a real tendency to not do it at all. So here it is Monday and I'm trying to organize some thoughts. I still haven't gotten back on track. It could certai... Read more

Week 25 - Trying to Think of Something Positive

Sunday, October 25, 2015      3 comments

My last few blogs have just been so negative. I've been using this space as a place to vent. I'd like to be more positive, but I'm not feeling it. I was in a plateau, I seem to have broken that but we'll see how it goes. I think I can get ba... Read more

Week 24 - Stuck. Again.

Sunday, October 18, 2015      2 comments

I hate getting stuck. I know I'm not doing all the right things now. But I don't like feeling like I have to do all the right things to make any progress. Being able to make mistakes is important. I know I can't be perfect. I'm aiming for go... Read more

Week 23- I Can Do It

Sunday, October 11, 2015      3 comments

I can do it. I just have to keep telling myself that. I've lost 20lbs. That's amazing! I have to just keep going. It's so tempting to fall back on old habits. The excuses are so easy. My leg is still healing. Walking is hard enough;... Read more

Week 22 - It Was Going So Well...

Sunday, October 04, 2015      2 comments

I suffered a running injury this week. I was just running along, Listening to Runner 10's observations on zombie behaviour when something in my right calf went 'pop'. Ouch. I tried to walk it off. It was not walk offable. I had to call my hu... Read more

Week 21 - Maintaining a Positive Outlook

Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

I'm trying to look on the bright side this week. Last week was a bit of a failure. I let outside factors affect my weight loss journey. Stress and exhaustion and someone else letting me down let me make the poor choices I've been trying to av... Read more

Week 20 - Getting There

Sunday, September 20, 2015      1 comments

See that profile image up there emoticon . That's 20lbs in 20 weeks. It's not my goal. I wanted to lose 2lbs a w... Read more

Week 19 - It Has Begun

Sunday, September 13, 2015      1 comments

Hockey season that is. And school and music and... I had a nice routine. Now I'll have to work to stay on it. My youngest has a couple of 5:30am practices and that throws the day out of whack. Adding in games and music lessons on Saturd... Read more

Week 18 - Broke the Streak

Sunday, September 06, 2015      3 comments

I'm a little disappointed in myself. I broke my streak. I had 8 glasses of water 126 days in a row, usually more, and then on Friday I only had 7. I fell asleep on the couch and had to drag myself up to walk the dog. I'd been planning to hav... Read more

Zombies, Run! Week 1 Introduction

Monday, August 31, 2015      3 comments

It's a good thing that zombies shamble. Otherwise, I'm dessert. First, things first. I'm proud of myself for lacing up my sneakers and getting out there today. Work was really busy. I was running nearly the whole day. I left with thing... Read more

Week 17

Sunday, August 30, 2015      1 comments

It was a short visit to Wonderland. I don't know what I did to gain 2lbs this week but that's what happened. I think it was stress but it happened and all I can do is keep moving forward. This week I start running. Scared and excited at the ... Read more

Week 16 - Onderland!

Sunday, August 23, 2015      4 comments

I did it! 199.2lbs. So happy to be out of the 200s. That's the point where I always feel terrible about my weight and my body. I still need to work at it though. I didn't meet all of my goals this week and I still have over 80lbs ... Read more

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