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Easy Run

Sunday, May 31, 2009      9 comments

Today's easy run was in a beautiful location - Marina Bay and Wollaston Beach in Quincy! I ran while my boyfriend and a friend ate brunch. :) Here's the stats: 40 min 3.64 miles 5.5 mph 11 min/mi 166 calories It was easy, except... Read more

Week 8 Ends - and brings many milestones!

Sunday, May 31, 2009      6 comments

Week 1 -1lb Week 2 -2lb Week 3 -1lb Week 4 -0.4lb Week 5 -2lb Week 6 -1lb Week 7 -lb Week 8 -2lb Milestones! *Two months back on track! *Ten pounds gone! *15 pounds to go *Er...I was about to say I have a BMI in... Read more

Seven and a half mile run!

Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

Today was a two-workout day! Workout #1 was strength training for chest and abs and then about 12 minutes of biking at the gym, probably a total of 40-45 minutes. Workout #2 was a 90-minute, 7.5 mile run! I admit I ran quite slowly and al... Read more

Veggie Pasta Bake

Saturday, May 30, 2009      4 comments

I just made this recipe, which I found by googling "veggie pasta bake:" Vegetarian Pasta Bake Serves: 6 (But I made ten servings out of mine, which are currently in my freezer, ready to be lunches or dinners for the next few weeks.)... Read more


Friday, May 29, 2009      6 comments

As I was driving to work this morning I realized I goofed in last night's blog... I didn't run 5K in 26:15, it was 27:15!! Oops! PS - Don't you guys love Jenontherocks' comment - interval traning is like vitamins for your body.. LOVE that!... Read more

Speed Intervals

Thursday, May 28, 2009      9 comments

This evening I did speed intervals at the gym, alternating 8.0 and 6.5 mph as long as I could handle that. After 15 or so minutes of that I had to slow it down a bit, so I went to 7.9 and 6.1 mph, but I bumped it back up to 8.0 at the end. My ... Read more

Fitness Test!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      4 comments
id=1112 How's this for a healthier thing to use my computer for than games?? I was just poking around in the articles section of SparkPeople, looking for 5K trainin... Read more

Lesson Learned

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      4 comments

Just like my students, I do best with a routine. Lately, my afternoon routine has been something like this: *Go home around 3 or 4 p.m. (right now it's just after 4 and I'm still at school - checking my email from here - you'll see why whe... Read more

Cross Training Day, and Learning to Balance Ice Cream

Monday, May 25, 2009      8 comments

Today is Monday, which is a rest or cross-training day according to my 5K training plan. Jess and I went to the gym for a half hour. I did strength training for chest and abs, and stretching. Then we went for a 1.5 hour bike ride - 30 minutes... Read more

First Blog Entry from my New Computer!

Sunday, May 24, 2009      4 comments

Wow, I love my new laptop, wheeee!! Right now I'm sort of killing time because I was supposed to be at a BBQ right now, but my boyfriend had to make an emergency trip to his condo to deal with a leak in the roof. He seems to think everythi... Read more

Week 7 Ends

Sunday, May 24, 2009      3 comments

Week 1 -1lb Week 2 -2lb Week 3 -1lb Week 4 -0.4lb Week 5 -2lb Week 6 -1lb Week 7 -lb OK, what was I thinking having Sunday be my weigh-in day?? Did I forget about having a life and going out to eat on Saturday nights? Oh... Read more

REGISTERED: New Charles River Run

Friday, May 22, 2009      9 comments

After getting so much positive feedback on yesterday's blog entry about running (thanks guys!) I decided to sign up for the race I'd been hemming and hawing about - the New Charles River Run. I registered this morning - I'm doing it! There is a... Read more


Thursday, May 21, 2009      13 comments

I love to run. I really must be a different person now than I was pre-Spark. When I was a kid, I didn't know how to run properly. We had those mile runs once a year in middle school gym class; I'd sprint out ahead of everyone and get a st... Read more

Maintanence Plan!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009      9 comments

Now that I have defined my goal weight as 140, I have a whole new perspective. This is the first time I have had a goal weight that I absolutely knew I would achieve. On all my pre-Spark diets I had no idea what I was capable of, and on both o... Read more

Saturday Night with the Parents

Monday, May 18, 2009      6 comments

On Saturday night my boyfriend, Jess, his parents, and I all went to my parents' house for dinner. It was his parents' first time at my parents' house, and it went really well! ... Read more

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