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Starting a week of vacation...
Saturday, June 28, 2008      2 comments

It's been stress city around here for the last month, but things are better on some fronts so I'm bearing up and much happier. The aliens brought my real daughter back and took the scary replicant away, so things are better there. Still I just... Read more
Talkin' 'bout a Revelation...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      1 comments

A while back my daughter and I went shopping... she and I bought the same style of pants, just in different sizes... mine 12 and hers a 10. She decided she didn't like them and I loved mine. I am wearing them as I type!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... Read more
Confessions of the Kitchen Sink Salad Queen
Monday, June 23, 2008      5 comments

I've mentioned my salads before... I love throwing anything and everything into them. I usually carry them for lunch. For me, salad creation is a very emotional process with few rules. I don't have to have lettuce... veggies can be canned... Read more
Before the 5K... during... and after...
Saturday, June 21, 2008      3 comments

emoticonBefore the 5K... Why do I feel nervous? There really is no call for it. How many times have I run/walked 3... Read more
Rush out in a buying frenzy!!
Thursday, June 19, 2008      1 comments

I sort of did that last night. I was really hoping to find Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred and Leslie Sansone's 5 Mile Walk @ my local Wally World... but those titles were not available and I really knew what I was wanting. So instead, I en... Read more
Feeling great and random!!
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

Great stuff today: 1. I weighed in at 163.6!!!!!! That means I have lost a full 41# or 20% of my starting weight. 2. I ran a mile plus walked 1.7 miles at lunch. 3. I'm drinking hot, freshly brewed coffee here at work. 4. The 5... Read more
A good day!
Saturday, June 14, 2008      1 comments

We got up and went for haircuts, then to the Farmer's Market (lots of lovely fresh veggies!!), and then the library. After we got home, we cooked wonderful foods including Honey Flaxseed Waffles with Whole Wheat and Applesauce (see the reci... Read more
Looking back...
Saturday, June 14, 2008      0 comments

I welcomed a new person to one of my Spark Teams and she asked how I'd achieved my weight loss... it was neat and gave me a chance to reflect back... I thought it would make a good blog post (slightly edited). I have been at this since Jan... Read more
Thursday, June 12, 2008      2 comments

I'm finding that I like to have lots of milestones. It keeps my motivation up even when thing are going to hell in a handbasket around me. My weigh in today was a real upper. I am down to 164.8, a loss of 38.8 lbs, which is 19.5% of my st... Read more
Sunday, June 08, 2008      0 comments

Runner by Mannfred Mann Through the night...through the dawn, Behind you another runner is born. Don't look back, you've been there. See the mist as your breath hits the air. And it's underneath the moonlight, passing some; Stil... Read more
The Power & Magic of Music
Sunday, June 08, 2008      0 comments

I've read here on SP and other places that music can really boost your workout. I used a Podfitness track yesterday and my own music mix today and I could tell the difference it made... it was HUGE. The song that really sparked me to run a... Read more
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

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