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Week 23- I Can Do It

Sunday, October 11, 2015      2 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

Week 15 - Need to Maker Better Choices

Sunday, August 16, 2015      0 comments

So last week I was frustrated because I've been in a plateau. That led me to make some poor food choices and didn't motivate myself to exercise as much as I should have. The result is exactly what I expected. I need to make better choices thi... Read more

Week 14 - Stuck

Sunday, August 09, 2015      6 comments

I'm stuck. I know plateaus happen. I'm looking for non-scale victories. I feel fitter. I'm walking better. I don't hurt as much at the end of the day but my goal line is rapidly disappearing. If I were meeting my goals I would be 190lb... Read more

Week 13 - Disappointing Shopping Trip

Sunday, August 02, 2015      0 comments

Why do sports bras have under wire? It seems like it would be incredibly uncomfortable. I don't need my bosom shaped while I exercise I want it contained so it doesn't hurt. I went to the plus size active store yesterday because I needed ... Read more

Week 12 - Getting Back to Routine

Sunday, July 26, 2015      1 comments

Getting back from vacation is almost as hard as being on vacation. I didn't meet my exercise goals this week. Just couldn't get back in the habit. I use the excuse that my work schedule was different (I lost a half hour in the morning where I... Read more

Week 11 - Best Laid Plans...

Sunday, July 19, 2015      1 comments

Back from vacation. I had planned to exercise in the gym at the hotel. I even brought some workout clothes. Even brought my swim suit to use the pool. Did not do either. I thought that I'd get enough steps just being a tourist. That worked... Read more

Week 10 - On Vacation

Sunday, July 12, 2015      1 comments

I don't have a weigh in this week because I'm no where near my scale. That's a little hard. I've been tracking but I'd like to have confirmation that I'm doing OK. I had planned to walk the treadmill in the hotel gym but that's not happening.... Read more

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