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Licking the beaters

Sunday, May 06, 2012      8 comments

If you lick the beaters after making something: its 5 grams of whatever. (I made mashed potatoes last night)... Read more

How I got back on that pony and saved a turtle

Friday, May 04, 2012      9 comments

Went to the Doctor yesterday for my ribs. Not broken, just wrenched badly. Ibuprophin for pain and keep up with the cardio. Dont do any major upper body. (What's the name of that website that helped you loose all the weight?) So I went ... Read more

Abstinence vs Moderation

Thursday, May 03, 2012      7 comments

I dont normally read the Happiness Project blog. I should, I like the message, but somehow it frequently gets lost in the shuffle of Sparking and cat videos. Today the universe spoke to me and asked me to share today's post with you: Read more

Lentil burgers and a day of rest

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      4 comments

1) My ribs still hurt. Logically, this happened when I fell on Friday (Its Tuesday as I type, 5 days later) but I didnt start feeling it until Sunday. It feels exactly like a stitch in my side. But instead of going away in minutes, its still ... Read more

Teeny Tiny Injuries

Monday, April 30, 2012      12 comments

Some days you train, and other days you are just trying to melt the fat. I'm currently sporting some beautiful bruises from Friday's gravity adventure. My hand took the worst of it (no colors there tho) and is still in a bit of pain when I... Read more

Why my DH is the BEST

Sunday, April 29, 2012      7 comments

"I notice that there is less of you now when we hug." Wheee!!... Read more

I fell off the bike

Friday, April 27, 2012      8 comments

ReaIly freakin' cold and windy today. I finally dragged myself outside with the promise that if it was too much I could come home early. Instead I fell while trying to gear shift on a hill (the chain slipped). No blood, but my hand and eg... Read more

You've Come A Long Way, Baby

Monday, April 23, 2012      15 comments

I havent come far enough and dont call me baby. Cool weather in my section of NY has driven me to the gym for the past few days instead of running outdoors. Revisiting where I started, gave me a stark comparison of how far I've come. ... Read more

Defeating the Nibbles

Thursday, April 19, 2012      7 comments

Whoo, I am tired. Last night's game really took it out of me. Let me do some computer work. (Type, type, type) Hmm. I need to think about this. Let me walk and make myself a cup of tea. (Slurp) (Tap-tap-tap) Now how am I going to phrase th... Read more

Food for Thought

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

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Workin' on it

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      5 comments

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Dark Shadows

Monday, April 16, 2012      6 comments

Warning: I'm letting my evil twin "The Pessimist" out of her closet. I am having the second day of a mild anxiety attack. Its affecting my exercise. Proof: I just came back from my slowest run EVER. I just couldnt do what I normally do.... Read more

Prepping for the Week

Sunday, April 15, 2012      2 comments

I decided to make a mess of the kitchen one day so I dont have to do it multiple times during the week. I made Turkey Salad, chopped the veggies for Turkey Pot Pie, and then made a vinegar coleslaw. I was going to make another fruit salad,... Read more

Playground Strength Training

Thursday, April 12, 2012      5 comments

I've pretty much conquered most of my food demons. (More accurately, I've learned to live with them.) I've got the Cardio thing down. But I really, really, really hate strength training. Sets and Reps are boring. I know I *should* do it. ... Read more

Motivating myself - its hard sometimes.

Monday, April 09, 2012      6 comments

"I do not want to run today" Said the Optimist I want to stay Inside, cause' its cold out there. Windy too. No, My comfy chair Will be alright, I'll do some exercise tonight. I've laundry to do, clean the bathroom Read books about... Read more


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