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thoughts from the treadmill today...

Saturday, June 07, 2008      1 comments

I am so pumped today!! I ran 1.5 miles straight @ 5 mph on the treadmill. I just kept going & it was really easy for me. I just kept myself steady... what an amazing feeling! I have been working up my endurance for running, but this wa... Read more

Thursday, June 05, 2008      0 comments

Twice I've accidentally hit the enter button with the heel of my hand. OOPS! Yesterday was a disjointed sort of day. We were supposed to have a training, but we couldn't get the satellite working, much to our disappointment. Apparently, ... Read more

A new month...

Sunday, June 01, 2008      0 comments

I have reset my exercise minute goal to 2000 for the month, which is 66.6 per day. (heh) The breakdown was accidental. But that's okay. I apparently ate okay yesterday... I had sushi, miso soup & salad for lunch. Salad for dinner with a... Read more

A good start to the day...

Saturday, May 31, 2008      0 comments

I have achieved a new milestone today! I have gotten to 51 consecutive days of exercise! I kind of pooped out on the Swimsuit Bootcamp on the last 3 days... I just had such a crazed day at work, that I had no time to exercise at all. I ... Read more

The Garden Song

Wednesday, May 28, 2008      1 comments

emoticon The way I'm feeling right now... about me, myself and my fleas... Inch by inch, row by row Gonna mak... Read more

I'm gonna do a 5K...

Monday, May 26, 2008      1 comments

A year ago I had nary a thought of participating in a 5K... this year I'm actively planning on it and it's not something that I planned at the beginning of this journey back in January. But I've gotten fit slowly and am now finding myself rou... Read more

I walked 7 miles yesterday?!

Saturday, May 24, 2008      0 comments

I really did, I'm very excited about it. I ran/walked 3 miles at lunch and then another 4 after work. I ran almost a mile at lunch and two full half miles after work. My endurance is continually increasing, I can't wait until I can sustain a ... Read more

Better day...

Thursday, May 22, 2008      0 comments

I worked all day as our "nutritionist on television" during WIC clinic. It was very busy which helped the day pass with reasonable speed. I have had 3 very challenging days trying to fit everything in... I still managed 3 miles each day...... Read more

Grumpy evening after pretty good day.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008      1 comments

I got run off the road when trying to enter the interstate on the way home from work... by a semi that COULD HAVE moved over... this is something that pisses me off! If they can't move over, no harm no foul... but if they can and don't... I ge... Read more

Some favorite tools... and a challenging food day...

Tuesday, May 20, 2008      1 comments

I was in a training all day and they fed us, which can be a real mixed bag. The snacks were fine: fruit, granola, yogurt... and plenty of water to drink. Lunch was almost my perfect food nightmare... the only thing that would have been wor... Read more

Day 39 and I have left the 170s!!

Monday, May 19, 2008      3 comments

Today is a good day! I have managed to exercise for 39 days in a row. And today I broke the 170 barrier, but 0.2 lbs, but I claim my 169.8 pounds since I know I have earned it. I had another magnificent salad at lunchtime that has left me... Read more

You'd think I'd burn out on salads!!

Saturday, May 17, 2008      1 comments

I eat a salad nearly everyday. Even last night, I had a taco salad with fat free refried beans and cheese salsa as dressing. I love what you can do with a salad and how much goodness you can pack into one. They are so versatile. I genera... Read more

A couple more days...

Thursday, May 15, 2008      1 comments

Without exercise this week I would be crazy, and trying to fit it all in yesterday and today is crazy too... Miss M (my 16 yo daughter) has dropped bombshell after bombshell on us since Sunday. First there was the sneaking in at 4:00 am wi... Read more

First plateau... wah!

Tuesday, May 13, 2008      1 comments

I weighed in yesterday and hadn't lost from the previous week. So I remain 172.4. I've been so lucky so far, this is like "harumph". But I have to look at the success, amazing really, that I have had. Additionally, I have to look a... Read more

Achievements...

Sunday, May 11, 2008      0 comments

I am feeling so amazing lately... and can tell in so many ways how good this whole change has been for me. Things just don't stress me out in the same way that they used to. I have become downright mellow. My daughter stayed out too late ... Read more


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