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Home sick... my body said, "Stop!"
Friday, December 28, 2012      2 comments

I'm really not feeling that bad, but I decided to hedge my bets when I woke up with a headache and scratchy sore throat, especially since I have been on the edge of it all week. I don't get headaches or sick very often, so this is a sign for me... Read more
Last night, the cheese puffs and chair won...
Thursday, December 27, 2012      2 comments

Bad me... my favorite cheese puffs took over last night... so over the calorie limit I went. But today is a new day! I have eaten lunch and I am at 2 fruit servings and 3 veggie servings already! I brought a salad with a bit of pepper jac... Read more
Keeping it Real for 2013 and not just watching my life go by.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      2 comments

Okay, my weight this morning after a week of indulgence and decreased exercise is 152. It's not fatal, but it is up. It's in the range I have been maintaining, but that is still higher than I want it to be. So my Christmas present to myself i... Read more
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year... and 4 mos+... REALLY?!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      4 comments

emoticon First off, I hope you are all having the most blessed of holidays and are looking forward to a new year fu... Read more
Back to it today!
Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

Despite my stiff calves from running in my Fivefingers on Saturday, my body really wanted to run tonight, so it was onto the Treadmill for me. I did: 1. Walk 4 mph x 5" 2. Walk 4 mph/5% x2.5" 3. Run 6 mph x 2.5" 4. Run 6.5 mph x 1" ... Read more
Well, about those goals...
Sunday, August 19, 2012      3 comments

I am so sore and have huge blisters from running in my Fivefingers yesterday that I had to take a day off from working out... but it is the first time in ages that I have managed 6 days straight. I also am munchy today.. But if I can keep... Read more
Day 3/55 for blogging, 5/57 for exercise and 3/56 for staying in calories.
Friday, August 17, 2012      1 comments

Today I did 30 DS (Jillian Michaels) for the 3rd day... though mind you I am doing it over 60 days. This is because she does a lot of shoulder work and I really need to let my shoulders rest on the days in between. I also need to build up my ru... Read more
Day 4 /57 of working out... 3/57 staying in calorie range.
Thursday, August 16, 2012      4 comments

One of the cardinal rules here on Spark People is putting your goals out there, in writing, so you can be accountable. So here they are: 1. 57 days straight of some level of exercise 2. 56 days staying in calorie range 3. 55 days of bl... Read more
57 days... new goals... personal challenges...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      1 comments

Today is Day #3 of 57 days. I have pledged that after 3 weeks of almost no working out and barely tracking my food intake. My challenge to myself is to work out or move my body at least some every day until I go home again on leave in Octo... Read more
People at gyms... and other fancy stuff...
Saturday, June 30, 2012      6 comments

I am kind of mystified by the behavior of some people I see at the gym... I applaud them wholeheartedly for being there... but the way they act sometimes confuses me and makes me wonder what the story is behind it. First are they guys who h... Read more
Challenges, challenges, challenges
Friday, June 15, 2012      4 comments

Two weeks ago yesterday I was told that I was going to act as AOIC (Assistant Officer in Charge) of my section and got a couple of hours of training the next day... only to find myself on Monday actually as the OIC (Officer in Charge) for the fu... Read more
It's been such a long week...
Friday, May 18, 2012      3 comments

A really really long week. Just trying to keep my head above water. I haven't worked out much but I have gotten my eating overall under better control, partly because I have been so busy at work that I just didn't have time to eat. Wednesda... Read more
Keeping it together here in Texas...
Sunday, May 06, 2012      4 comments

Nearly 43% done with my mobilization to Texas... ... I can't believe that much time is done so far ... I can't believe that I haven't blogged since March ... I can't believe that my weight hasn't shot up here ... I can't believe I ran m... Read more
How strange indeed...
Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

I have recovered from my leg injury from a few weeks ago... indeed, amazingly so. I am still rebuilding, mind you, but my running intervals are starting to get longer and I am doing more of them without incident... But in tonight's run/walk wit... Read more
Follow up...
Friday, March 09, 2012      2 comments

I went to the doctor today and they did an ultrasound on my leg and found no blood clot! I just tore a muscle in my leg, so it was fluid and blood rising to the skin from the internal muscle wound. ... Read more

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