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Veggies for the win! and planning for a work trip
Thursday, July 28, 2016      0 comments

Okay, adding in more veggies for the win! And a fruit or two. I usually have 1 fruit a day and veggies at every meal, however, I'm trying to make at least half the plate veggies not just for me, but the whole family! I'm about to leave on ... Read more
Middle of July and a new mindset
Thursday, July 14, 2016      1 comments

I enjoyed a nice 2 week vacation back home in TX with my kids, visiting with my mom and sisters (not to mention the BIG family reunion with the cousins and aunts with 4 days on the lake at cabins and shared meals) I've gained weight, back t... Read more
Where I'm at
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      0 comments

Well, I biked to work 3 days a week for the month of May. I had work travel for the first two weeks of June and went for morning walks with my co-worker who is a speedy little walker, so I had to actually 'try'. Got home June 10 and was busy ... Read more
What it's like to bike to work for commute
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      10 comments

When we bought our house 13 years ago, one of the added bonuses was it was close to the Burke Gilman trail along Lake Washington. Over the years as I signed up for race events (especially sprint triathlons) I've used the trail for training... Read more
Slow, but moving!
Thursday, April 21, 2016      4 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 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

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