I saw some pictures of myself today. I know I have gained most of my weight back. I know my clothes are size 18 and 20 now. But god I look SO awful in my pictures. My face is all fat. My features distored by the fat. I look huge next to my husba... Read more
Been a long time since my last blog entry. Things are better in some ways and not in others. My work is still very stressful. Work takes up too much of my time but there is nothing I can do about that at the moment. Our financial situation is mo... Read more
I had been feeling more positive and motivated recently. I have signed up for an indoor 60 minute triathlon. I was feeling very gung-ho to train for it. Then this week happened.
My best friend's father died on Thursday. I had something wor... Read more
Struggling through a snack attack. Really want JUNK. So much of it around the office to be had today. Instead of 'white knuckling' it or giving in, I am having a hot cup of tea with almond milk in. It isn't the same but it might just do the tric... Read more
My 5 year anniversary was yesterday. Time does fly. Feel like I am starting all over again this year. I lost the weight, maintained for a long time, and now have regained almost all of the weight I lost. Read more
So my husband is ready to make some significant changes in his diet and activity. Which is wonderful and commendable. We have always eaten badly together. We eat out a lot. We eat comfort foods a lot. And now he is ready to make some changes. Ov... Read more
My goal this year was 12 Races in 2012. I don't have picture documentation of every race but here is the list....
1) 1/15 Park Forest Cruise 5K
2) 2/19 St. Xavier Duathalon (run, bike, run)
3) 2/26 Warm Your Heart Indoor 5K
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So I am working this week on trying to control my eating. I don't know if you can call it eating 'clean' but I am attempting to put boundaries around what I eat. I haven't defined exactly what I am doing but part of it includes
1. no free-f... Read more
I had 4 days of full tracking last week, with only one day that I was within calorie range. Two days of partial tracking with a lot of free for all eating (was away for those days). I get on the scale this morning. I am UP two lbs. And I get FRU... Read more
So I went out to lunch with a friend of mine yesterday. I choose to go to Corner Bakery because I know that their nutrition information is readily available. I choose wisely a low cal soup and salad combo. I asked for the dressing on the side. C... Read more
So Sparkers, I completed my second 10K race this morning. Time was about 1h 36m. Not bad for me. About what I did on my first 10K. There were a couple of things that made this race special though.
First, since my time was so slow and there... Read more