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8 Month Body Makeover Week 9 Training Log

Thursday, November 01, 2012      2 comments

Monday, 10/29: Rest Day Food log: Didn't record my food. :( Tuesday, 10/30: Long Run Actual: Ran 10 miles in 102 minutes (10:12 min/miles). Food log: Didn't record my food. :( Wednesday, 10/31: Rest Day Food log: Didn't recor... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 8 Training Log

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      1 comments

Monday, 10/22: Rest Day Food log: 1371 calories. Great eating day! Tuesday, 10/23: Medium Run + ST [6 mi run + Stage 2 Workout A #1] Actual: Ran 6 miles in 57 minutes (9:30 min/miles) and did ST. Food log: 1603 calories. Another goo... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 7 Training Log

Monday, October 15, 2012      2 comments

Going out of town this weekend, so no ST for me. Have to make up for it with intense runs! Monday, 10/15: Rest Day Food log: 1497 calories. Lots of fruits and veggies. A good eating day! Tuesday, 10/16: Long Run [11 mi run] Actu... Read more

Getting Back Under Control

Sunday, October 14, 2012      8 comments

I'm experiencing now the first time that I've needed to pull the emergency brake during maintenance. How did I get to this point? I started off the week well, beginning a 3-week program of strictness, in hopes of getting to the bottom of m... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 6 Training Log

Monday, October 08, 2012      1 comments

I've been maintaining my weight successfully for the last 6 weeks (today's weight the same as when I entered Maintenance--woo hoo!) but I've been bouncing around the top of my goal weight range. Thus begins a 3-week push to "reset" my center poi... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 5 Training Log

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Week 5 Training Plan: 10/1-10/7 Monday, 10/1: Rest Day Tuesday, 10/2: Medium Run + ST [5 mi run + Stage 1/Workout A #6] Actual: Ran 5 miles in 53 minutes (10:36 minute/mile pace). Did Workout A #6. I'm up to squatting with 75 pound... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 4 Training Log

Sunday, September 23, 2012      3 comments

Week 4 Training Plan: 9/24-9/30 Monday, 9/24: Short Run + ST [4 mi run + Stage 1/Workout B #4] Actual: Ran on the treadmill for 40 minutes (3.5 miles? Not sure--didn't look). Did Workout B #4 and it went quickly. Next workout will incre... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 3 Training Log

Sunday, September 16, 2012      1 comments

Week 3 Training Plan: 9/17-9/23 Monday, 9/17: Rest Day Tuesday, 9/18: Goal = Long Run Day [9 mi] Actual = 9.82 in 1 hour, 59 minutes (12:07 minute/mile pace) with a 3:00/:30 run/walk interval. Felt fabulous! Thought I was doi... Read more

I've Arrived! (Pic)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      28 comments

At 131.5 pounds, as of today I'm technically within my maintenance range (of 128-132) for the first time. This is my monthly photo, the first one that shows the "new me": ... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 2 Training Log

Sunday, September 09, 2012      2 comments

Week 2 Training Plan: 9/10-9/16 Monday, 9/10: Short Run + ST [35 min run + Stage 1/Workout A #2] Actual: Ran 3.1 in 31:30 on the treadmill and completed ST workout in 25 minutes. Still adjusting what the right baseline level of weights is... Read more

8 Month Body Makeover Week 1 Training Log

Monday, September 03, 2012      2 comments

Week 1 Training Plan: 9/3 - 9/9 Monday, 9/3: Rest Day Tuesday, 9/4: Goal = Long Run Day [7.5 mi] Actual = 7.5 miles in 100 min (13:20 min/mile). Ran 2:00/walked :22. A little faster than the 14 min/mi pace I was looking to hit, bu... Read more

Introduction to my 8 month Body Makeover Plan

Monday, September 03, 2012      8 comments

So, I am almost at my goal weight (down from 197.5 to 133.5; goal is 126.5). Having some epiphanies: 1) I like my body! It's fun being able to wear size 8, to be able to try things on in a store and have all of them be flattering. I smile... Read more

How much do you think about...

Sunday, August 26, 2012      23 comments

..your weight, weight loss, eating, fitness, calories, etc. etc. etc. ? I ask, because my husband commented last night that I have seemed distracted for the last few months, like my mind is often elsewhere. I realized once he said it, that ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Maintenance Plan

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      86 comments

After having lost 50+ pounds three times and not kept it off, I've been very focused on maintaining this time around. It is especially true because I've taken off the weight this time through a doctor-supervised program of high-protein meal repl... Read more

Advice to Someone Starting Out

Friday, August 10, 2012      13 comments

It feels arrogant to start giving advice when I haven't yet reached my goal, but I did weigh in on a team thread the other day of a young woman who wanted to start losing weight but was overwhelmed about where and how to start. This is what I to... Read more

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