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I only....

Monday, February 03, 2014      7 comments

lost 6 of the 10 pounds I wanted to lose last month. And I spent 2 days being disappointed about it. Then I realized, there's no "I only" to this at all. This is a very big "I Did It" moment! Here's what I DID: lost 6 pounds had a month... Read more

You know you're making progress when....

Monday, January 20, 2014      6 comments

...the front desk at the gym knows your name before they swipe your card! emoticon Read more

Easy Come, Easy Go....some things more than others!

Friday, January 03, 2014      3 comments

So I'm suffering from sudden onset of sticker shock.... emoticon Just got home from the orthodonist with my 13... Read more

Take Time

Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

It's been a busy 2 weeks with Christmas and New Year's. The break has flown by! But it's been GREAT and I wouldn't trade any of it for anything. I am going to do something different today than I normally do when I'm home with the kids. I'm headi... Read more


Saturday, February 23, 2013      4 comments

Why do I complain, moan, groan, and make excuses about exercising when I know that I feel SO INCREDIBLE when I'm done?? Why?? WHy?? WHY??? Memo to February: You swept the awards with "Month of Least Exercise", "Month of Most Sporadic ... Read more

They said WHAT?!

Saturday, February 09, 2013      4 comments

So by increasing my biking and running time, I have increased reflection time and I've spent time reflecting on past triathlons since I'm training and such. The walk down memory lane has taken me down the paths of "Transitions: In & Out or Sit &... Read more

You know I'm motivated when...

Monday, February 04, 2013      1 comments

...I've planned out what I can order at Carabba's tomorrow! It's a "mandatory", much-needed teamwork celebration with some friends from work, but I'm so proud of how far I've come that I don't want to sabotage anything. Besides, it's not about t... Read more

Hello ONE-derland....remember me?

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

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5 down, 45 to go!

Sunday, January 13, 2013      8 comments

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Baby Steps...

Saturday, January 12, 2013      0 comments

My husband surprised me with a "date" last night, arranged the babysitter and everything. It's been a stressful week for both of us and a date was LONG overdue! Dinner and a movie...kid free, just us. I was excited and then, in the car, secretly... Read more

If patience is a virtue, I'm not very virtuous!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      5 comments

As I look at the scale & my reflection in the mirror with utter disgust and disappointment, my wonderful, dear husband caringly reminds me, "Amy, it's Slim in 6...weeks, not hours." Read more

Have you got a plan?

Monday, January 07, 2013      0 comments

So today was a real eyeopener for me in the world of Habits Meet Eating. I've been home for the last two weeks on Christmas Break. Today was a teacher workday, but a very informal one. And I treated it as such. I did not pack a lunch, a snack, n... Read more

It's the music that we choose...

Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

I know a lot of runners frown at running with music; it affects your pace, you lose your focus, it's dangerous. Well, I guess that must be what is keeping me from my Olympic paced dreams because I can't live without my music on my walks or runs.... Read more