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Slow, but moving!

Thursday, April 21, 2016      3 comments

Two things: Went for a run outside yesterday for the first time in a long time. I had done a "walk/run" a couple of weeks before one evening during my daughters dance class. It had felt good, but on this Tuesday I just didn't have the energ... Read more

Carb splurge ends this morning!

Friday, April 01, 2016      6 comments

Hi there, I've been working SO hard on keeping the carbs to under 100 grams a day. I caved the other night and had a whole wheat toast and hot chocolate milk. I just needed a few more calories and a 'treat'. Then yesterday my husband made a p... Read more

Eating in range and focusing on protein

Monday, March 28, 2016      2 comments

Hope everyone had a great Easter weekend! I spent last week really focusing on low carb (around 100 grams) and high protein (aroudn 120-130 grams) as a way to see if my body would respond. I think mid week the scale was looking better.. ma... Read more

Can't seem to get the scale to move (in right direction).. but.

Thursday, March 17, 2016      8 comments

That doesn't mean I will stop trying. Logging my food, logging my exercise. Making changes to diet: getting protein up towards 100 grams keeping carbs around 150. Getting in fiber at 35 gms a day. Fresh fruits and veggies 5... Read more

Back to running? maybe!!

Monday, March 14, 2016      2 comments

Okay, so I've been a chubby 'runner' for about 8 years. I've logged a few races and marked off some major bucket list races along the way.. But last May's 1/2 marathon came at a cost. Plantar Fasciitis. Even though I followed a well lai... Read more

Really working on it

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      11 comments

Well, I'm REALLY working on it.. everything really. Tracking my food. Tracking my carbs, protein, and fiber. Tracking my steps (thanks fit bit). Tracking my exercise (thanks to co-workers lunchtime workouts, some own workouts on my ow... Read more

Getting back into an exercise routine

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      1 comments

I've been off routine for a while starting in May after my half marathon.. work travel 2 weeks away 3 out of 4 months July-Sept plus Plantar Faciitis in my feet means I didn't even try much. So, back to routine has been hard. Our bootcamp cla... Read more

Joining the 30 Day #Find30 Holiday challenge on SP.. who wants to join

Monday, November 02, 2015      5 comments

Okay, I've been off my regular workout routine all summer since running a half marathon in May. Plantar Fasciitis hasn't helped and it hasn't gone away by cutting back in workouts. SO, I'm going to get back into it by joining the 30 minute... Read more

Where did October go?

Tuesday, October 27, 2015      1 comments

Hello! It is almost the end of October..how did that happen? Oh yeah.. life work, sleep, wake, eat, etc.. I had to see a new Dr. with my new insurance for my usual prescription. My BMI is not in a good range, so she asked if I would like to s... Read more

Post Summer update

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      6 comments

Hello! It has been a while since I've checked in. I've had a busy summer with travel for work. My PF in my foot is still bothering me. Seems like only one foot is really bothersome, whereas before it was both. I got some new tools to help ... Read more

Changes in Thyroid medications and meeting with new Dr.

Thursday, August 20, 2015      4 comments

I changed health insurance and HAD to go see my new doctor in order to fill my prescription for my thyroid medication. I take Armour (spelling?) thyroid, but this Dr recommended the synthetically produced thyroid because it can be a guarantee... Read more

So I started working out again.. with intent

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      2 comments

1/2 of July was vacation, so no workouts. Although it was only about 11 days of vacation, the preparation before and after meant I didn't get workouts in. The second 1/2 of July I was on work travel, BUT I went to the gym pretty much every... Read more

Restart, from the beginning

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      10 comments

I'm sure several of us have been down this road before.. lose 10 lbs, gain it back..or lose 20-25 lbs and slowly gain it back. From 2009- April 2011, I made slow but steady progress DOWN.. from the high 180s to the low 160s, even seeing the 1... Read more

Extra Credit workout or just scratching the surface?

Friday, May 29, 2015      2 comments

So, due to training schedule this winter/spring, I was running on Saturday mornings and resting on Fridays. Wednesdays are a default rest day due to busy busy schedule.. However, I ran my race on May 10th, and now I don't HAVE to run on Satur... Read more

what a 'workout' free weekend looks like..

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      3 comments

So after 4 long months of long runs on the weekends to train for a 1/2 marathon.. I suddenly find myself with little to NO motivation to continue long run Saturdays. EVEN though I really think I should/could be doing an 'easy' maintenance run of... Read more


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