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Great Run! :)
Sunday, October 19, 2008      6 comments

I did a route today that is very similar to one I've used in the past, only a little longer (was having too much fun to stop!) and backwards to add variety. :) There are good sidewalks the whole route and plenty of activity, though I didn't see... Read more
Month Two Wrap-up: Mini-Goal Met and on Cloud Nine!!!
Sunday, October 19, 2008      5 comments

So two months ago today I started my new program (what I now think of as the best thing I EVER did for my weight management). August 19 was the first time I saw my weight dip below 150 and I decided to try eating in my maintanence calorie range ... Read more
Conflicting Thoughts
Friday, October 17, 2008      4 comments

First, the race photographers emailed me a few pictures today including the one above and another I put in my photo gallery. I emailed the pictures to my family and one of my brothers wrote back, "Wow, Soups, you're really an athlete!" (family ... Read more
Quick Thursday Check-in
Thursday, October 16, 2008      6 comments

I'm up to 142.6 today...which is exactly three pounds more than I weighed on Sunday. It better go back down soon or I might cry! I'm sticking with my food plans and I'm back at the gym, so I don't think I "deserve" this gain! Hrmph. Today... Read more
Ohhhh.... thank goodness.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008      4 comments

So last night I was really stupid...I stayed up really late for no particular reason even though I was already tired. I got less than six hours of sleep last night. Considering that, today was not nearly as bad as it could have been. But stil... Read more
New Photos!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008      5 comments

For those who enjoy photos (like me), I just posted pictures from my race and from karaoke in my photo gallery. I had promised a photo of me in my new size 4 look closely, haha. I realized a bit of irony about my last blog title... Read more
I met my goal!!!
Monday, October 13, 2008      9 comments

I have been trying all evening to post pictures to my gallery without much luck. It's incredibly late so I will have to do that tomorrow. I haven't even finished my meal plan for tomorrow yet, yikes. Anyway, IF the photo ends up attaching... Read more
Sunday, October 12, 2008      6 comments

Wow, I haven't blogged since Thursday. This might end up being long. :) Thursday evening's workout started with the stair climber...the one that looks like an escalator. I was on level 8 for 40 minutes and it was such a good workout that ... Read more
Thursday, October 09, 2008      7 comments

Guess what, peeps... the scale read 139.8 this morning!!!!!!!!!! Holy $%@&!*!!!!!!!! A couple facts I got from my weight report: *The last time my weight was this low was 9/23/07. *Since I changed my program on Aug. 19, 2008, I have los... Read more
Run, Pants, and Fasting
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      2 comments

I had a pretty good outdoor run this evening. I seemed to hit my stride after a while, and it actually got better the longer I went. It was too slow, though. 6.02 miles 1:03:50 10:36min/mi 5.66mph 637 calories And I got a honk, heh... Read more
Emergency Cookie Soap!!
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      6 comments

Yes, I hit 140.6 today. I couldn't believe it, but the scale told me so all three times I stepped up. YAY. One of my students gave me a birthday cookie just now. It was one of those big sugar cookies shaped like a pumpkin and covered in ... Read more
Finally - a loss!
Tuesday, October 07, 2008      3 comments

Well, as Mimisca predicted and already noticed, I finally lost some weight today. I'm down to 142.0. I sure hope the loss sticks. I had a really half@$$ed workout this evening. I was just really tired, and it was really long. I did Body... Read more
A Personal Best!!! ***10K in 55:15!***
Monday, October 06, 2008      11 comments

That picture has nothing to do with the personal best, but I wanted to share. :) It's me at the top of Mount Monadnock on Saturday. I had an AMAZING workout at the gym this evening. Isn't the elliptical the most perfect machine? It's eas... Read more
Holding Pattern at 143.0
Monday, October 06, 2008      2 comments

My weight has been EXACTLY 143.0 every morning for the past four days. It has been hovering around this level for the past week and a half or so. I have mixed feelings about this. PROS: *It's a healthy weight for me. *At least I'm not... Read more
Friday Check-in, Saturday planning, and GO SOX!!
Friday, October 03, 2008      4 comments

Today I was at 143.0......the pattern seems to be that I see my lowest weight on the weekend and then gradually gain through the week, and then drop more the next weekend. I sure hope that happens again this weekend!!! School was fun today... Read more

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