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Really working on it

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      10 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 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

The struggle continues

Thursday, May 14, 2015      3 comments

I like to read SP emails in the morning and click on any links I think I might enjoy. This morning lead me to PIXIE-LICIOUS and her highlighted post.. and it really resonated with me.
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Mother's day Half Marathon

Monday, May 11, 2015      3 comments

Well, I ran my second ever half-marathon yesterday. About 7 years after running my first one (which was when I first started running with a 6 month training plan). Going into it, I knew I could have a better finishing time since that first... Read more

weight loss and watching the scale

Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

Well, I've been a lot better about not weighing in as often.. I often forget in fact, so I weighed last Friday after my long run.. saw a nice low number (as to be expected due to sweat etc), so in some ways, I expect to see a similar number i... Read more

My Long run was Friday and Birthday weekend

Monday, April 27, 2015      1 comments

Hi there, I had a birthday on Saturday, so I knew I would prefer to get my long training run in on Friday. My volunteering in Kid#1 class was cancelled so the stars aligned and I went for a run. It was supposed to be 11 miles, but having been of... Read more

time to play catch up

Monday, April 20, 2015      3 comments

Okay, had another week 'off' . Spring break with the kids. I had planned to go running and it just didn't workout. I was actually trying to get some work done in the mornings and afternoons so I could bill 1/2 days and not use up my vacation. Th... Read more

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