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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

Oops

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

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/fitness_articles.asp?
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

Running

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

GOAL WEIGHT FINALIZED

Sunday, May 17, 2009      9 comments

I finally decided to commit to a goal weight of 140 pounds. To make it official, I changed my Spark Page goals and weight loss ticker to reflect this. I intentionally picked a goal weight that is NOT the lowest weight I can achieve. It is... Read more

Week 6 Ends

Sunday, May 17, 2009      6 comments

Week 1 -1lb Week 2 -2lb Week 3 -1lb Week 4 -0.4lb Week 5 -2lb Week 6 -1lb ...and it would have been two or even three pounds this week, BUT I had the "perfect storm" of a big dinner at my parents' house (WHY do I ALWAYS OVERE... Read more


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