So back in March right as the yearbook deadline approached (I'm the newspaper/yearbook advisor as well as librarian/computer teacher) I came down with a really bad case of bronchitis. It knocked me off my feet completely for three days, then th... Read more
Tonight I was watching the latest episode of Extreme Makeover; weight loss edition. Extreme irony is that while watching it, I was eating a pint of ice cream and drinking out of a 20 oz Cherry Pepsi bottle.... I've watched every episode of the t... Read more
5 Mile Long Run!!! A New Laura Record
This morning I completed my first Long Run with the running club. I had to miss last weeks due to another appointment. So, I did my first Long Run of 5 miles! Previously, the longest I'd
ever ran was 3.1 miles on pavement, and 3.5 miles on a ... Read more
Dallas Running Club - Signed up for half-marathon!!!!
I'd been thinking about joining the Dallas Running Club for awhile. I ended up not joining because I thought I might be moving to California. Well ... obviously, I am still here in Texas. :D
So today I decided that I would go ahead and join... Read more
Accepted to Grad School!!!!
Today I got an email letting me know I had been accepted to grad school, starting with the second summer session!!!! I am ecstatic! I am itching to sign up for my first class and get started!
Library, here I come!... Read more
Fun In The Sun Week 2
Well, I did fairly well this past week as far as exercise goes. I managed to get 150 minutes cardio and 3 sessions of strength training. However, I didn't get around to swimming because Sunday morning I was just too tired, and Wednesday I had a ... Read more
Day 1 of Fun In the Sun Challenge
Today was weigh in day for the Biggest Loser Periwinkle team. I've been doing pretty
well this past week with my eating and with my working out. In fact, I managed to lose nearly 5 pounds. :)
I've been leaving my money at home, which so f... Read more
Well I managed to get in a run on Tuesday and Thursday this week, plus strength training. Didn't really do much of anything else ...but this weekend is supposed to be absolutely beautiful weather - so maybe I'll get myself out to the park on Sun... Read more
So far, not too bad.
Well last night I started reading a book around 9:30. I really though I'd be able to put it down before it got too late, but, nope. Finally turned in a little after 2 a.m.
So, instead of going into work early (I'm working at a gym right no... Read more
Back Yet Again
Has it really been 13 months since I last made an entry? Yikes.
Unfortunately, I can't say that I've stuck with good exercise habits nor with good eating habits. I began Sparkpeople in June of 2006 after having lost 11 pounds from my high w... Read more
Mental Block - Subconcious fear?
In my last blog I think I mentioned about what happened the last time I got close to the 200 mark and how I wasn't going to let it happen again.
Well, I think I was right. I think I must have some kind of psychological block that is not al... Read more
Two years ago . .
I've been feeling pretty frustrated the past couple weeks due to some dental and medical issues which have kind of derailed me from my normal routine. I felt really discouraged having to post a 2 lb gain this week for my team.
But today wa... Read more
C 2 5k Program - Week One
The past few weeks I have started the Couch to 5k program. The first week I did a modified version, where I walked 90 seconds, then ran 30 seconds. The next week I did the walk 90 seconds, run 60 seconds. Tomorrow I think will be my last sess... Read more
January Review :)
Overall, I feel like I did quite well this past month in making strides towards a healthier lifestyle.
I have greatly reduced the amount of processed foods that I eat. I am leaning towards a "Clean Eating" mentality, but maybe not comple... Read more
So I'm in two Challenges right now which both end about the same time - near the end of March. One is the BL BOP challenge, and the other is my church's 20 week fitness challenge.
Final WI for BL BOP is March 20. Final WI for 20 Wk Challe... Read more
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