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Week 11 Ends
Sunday, June 21, 2009      8 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 Week 9 -1lb Week 10 -1lb Week 11 -0.2lb Today's workout: At the gym for about 35 minutes of lower-body strength... Read more
Final Week of 5K Training Schedule, and Fish Chowder
Saturday, June 20, 2009      9 comments

Second blog entry of the day! I went to many websites with 5K training plans to compare the final week of training suggestions. Here's my schedule, based on the trends I saw in all those plans, plus my own strength training schedule. Good... Read more
Bulleted Update!
Saturday, June 20, 2009      6 comments

*TOM came today. Ever since I stopped taking the pill I have had incredibly long and unpredictable cycles, but this one was "only" 35 days, so it surprised me. I guess I can forgive myself now for having my weight be up a couple pounds. :) ... Read more
Pace workout... and a few things that are bothering me.
Thursday, June 18, 2009      11 comments

6/18/09 25:31 6/11/09 26:10 6/02/09 25:45 5/29/09 27:15 5/24/09 26:59 Today's run was after dinner and I was totally un-caffeinated! I did get a good night's sleep last night, and I think that made a huge difference. (Yesterday... Read more
Fenway Food - Warning - Ranting Ahead
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      11 comments

Last night I went to a Red Sox game with my boyfriend and some of our family members, and we also all went to the Longhorn Steakhouse for dinner beforehand. My observation? Food was WAY too central a feature! With the help of Sparkpeople I ha... Read more
Ten Percent
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      6 comments

One thing I love about SparkPeople is reading other people's blogs. Hearing about other people's triumphs and even their struggles reminds me to stay on track. And on a surprisingly regular basis, I gain valuable insight from other people's th... Read more
Blogging to try to prevent myself from going crazy!
Monday, June 15, 2009      10 comments

It's the end of the school year. As the special educator, I've stopped seeing students for the most part, and instead I'm swamped with end-of-year paperwork. Long hours of boring paperwork gives me the worst case of the munchies. Put that tog... Read more
Week 10 Ends
Sunday, June 14, 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 Week 9 -1lb Week 10 -1lb And now, a few random thoughts: *Even though I went for an 88-minute bike ride and did str... Read more
Did you know you can map your run on SparkPeople?
Saturday, June 13, 2009      4 comments
ource/fitness_maps_home.asp I don't know if this is a new feature, but I just found it for the first time today! (There was a link from the start page.) I used it to find out that my bike ride this morning... Read more
Oh....We're Halfway There! (and 5K Calculations)
Friday, June 12, 2009      9 comments

Today I weighed in at 152.8, which means that I have now lost 12.2 pounds and have 12.8 more pounds to go! I am being optimistic and thinking that this weekend, after sleeping in late, my weight will be down even more, so today is the day that ... Read more
5K Times
Thursday, June 11, 2009      6 comments

I've decided to record all of my fastest 5K training times together in one place - here! So far, these have all been done on a treadmill. I know I have gone faster than this in the past, but it would take quite a bit of searching through old b... Read more
Two Dangerous Paths
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      12 comments

I have come to the realization that there is not just one, but TWO dangerous paths to which I am prone, both of which I must try to avoid if I want to effectively manage my weight. Dangerous Path 1: Do whatever I want, whenever I want, beca... Read more
Long Run Stats
Sunday, June 07, 2009      10 comments

Wow, I've earned my rest day tomorrow - 5.5 miles yesterday + 7.5 miles today = 13 miles this weekend! I need to list today's stats in two different ways - one for the running-only portion at the beginning, and one for the entire thing that... Read more
Week 9 Ends
Sunday, June 07, 2009      8 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 Week 9 -1lb Yesterday evening I went on a FANTASTIC run. It must have been the perfect combination of ideal weather, b... Read more
My BMI is 24.9!
Saturday, June 06, 2009      7 comments

154.0 pounds this morning - that's a BMI of 24.9 - I am no longer "overweight!" Now, I have celebrated this exact fact multiple times in the past only to eventually become overweight yet again - no more!! This time I am being moderate, flexibl... Read more

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