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28 to LOSE
I have been in a real rut. A 6 month rut. I have been losing and gain 6 lbs over and over and over again. Sometimes I hold onto it all for weeks. Sometime progress is achieved and then WHAM back to where I started. This has been a disappoi... Read more
Consistency and Discipline
I have been working on my parenting style these days. Now with a 6 month child and 5 year old step son in my life, I find I need to be on my toes a bit more. One step a head of the game, so they say. I have found myself, too many times, argui... Read more
For the last ten years I have struggled with making my health a life's priority because I favored long hard work, late night fun, alcohol, and cigarettes. There wasn't time to be healthy too. But I found inspiration throughout the years to do ... Read more
I had the worse fatigue in my first trimester, but now I feel great. I keep thinking it must be because of all the blood I am making. But, I don't know or really understand the science behind all of it. I remember last year this time, I was j... Read more
Yes! Yesterday I was planning on following my usual routine when I was reminded that the prenatal yoga series started just 1 hour after Zumba (usual routine.) I was on the fence when my massage therapist called and informed me that she could ... Read more
Oh it has been a long time. My spark fell asleep, I guess.
In reality though my training slowed down last fall, although I had a PR in a 5K over Thanksgiving. Shortly after that I found out I was pregnant, and right after that came the mo... Read more
I set out on this journey to lose 30 lbs by my 30th birthday. Ambitious! I know. But I think I did a great job. I lost 20! I have 10 more to go and they seem so much further away than I imagined!
The truth is, I think I look great. I... Read more
a long drawn out chase scene
I have spent the last four weeks with one of a number of problems slowing me down, and I haven't liked it one bit. It was as if my life was on hold. It is the last thing you need when you decide to take charge of your life.
I was at a s... Read more
I've got better things to do...
I feel invigorated with a new life. It feels so good, because it is a reward well earned. I worked really hard to lose the 20 lbs. I eat well. I gave up some of my favorite things. Cream and sugar in my coffee, tomato and mayo sammies... I ... Read more
Make a change and make it right! Now is the time to take charge of your life. Be the change....
I have been finding myself, my own... biggest motivator. While I have been my worst enemy at times a new found strength, determination, and b... Read more
The Good Times are Killing Me...
Summer is finally here and there is so much to do and not enough time in the day. This morning Laura came over and we went for a run through Avery park. I love running with Laura, she keeps a good pace and always has something interesting to s... Read more
My first Triathlon!
I did it! I set a goal two months ago, and I did it and it felt great. I feel great right now! I am in total love with triathlons. I really didn't know what I was getting ... Read more
On the up...
After almost of week of feeling a bit cruddy, I am happy to say I am on the up. No more uncontrollable sneezing in coughing. You can hug me again. I feel sorta lucky. I just found out my office mate is in the hospital with the pneumonia. W... Read more
Spoke too soon...
I think all the stresses, the stresses that I handled so well, melted into a cold. Boo. I have two weeks until the triathlon, and a cold? Please?
Yesterday I was getting packed up to go to the gym and swim, when I convinced myself to lay ... Read more
I coordinated kitchen volunteers, and food to make a delicious menu including food from our local farms this last week. I put an extra 20 hours a week in about my usual 25 hours at the Farm and 12 hours with the EMO Kitchen Coordination work th... Read more