Feeling Good vs. Looking Good
I think we're taught to believe that any lifestyle change that makes us look good will also make us feel good, and I think there are some lucky people for whom this is true. Some people feel great eating a calorie level that has them maintainin... Read more
Learning from my mistakes..
Okay, I'm a bit embarrassed about what I'm about to disclose here - I've already failed my new plan. Monday was a total success, both in terms of sticking to my 2,000 calorie nutrition plan, and having an AWESOME 65-min, 7 mile, 1,000 calorie w... Read more
Day 1 - Quick Check-in
As I mentioned yesterday, today is the first day of my renewed efforts to eat according to plan. It's hard, especially for the 2nd half of the day! At least work has been very busy so there wasn't a lot of time to think about eating off plan, ... Read more
I hate limiting my calorie intake. I love allowing myself to eat whatever I want, in any quantity. I usually choose items that are relatively healthy, but I eat too much. And so, I'm fat.
I don't want to go back to tracking, but I'm goin... Read more
For the past 7 years, after home and work, the place where I've spent the most time has been my gym. It only takes two minutes to walk from my front door to the gym's front door, and it's open fabulous hours and has a fabulous class schedule. ... Read more
What happened to blog notifications??
Did anyone else suddenly stop getting emails about new entries on people's blogs?... Read more
I have been trying to write this blog all morning, not to mention a few attempts a few days ago. How telling that I'm having writer's block! So stream of consciousness this will be.
First, a brainstorming exercise...here are some of my go... Read more
I'm Jewish and I admit it still feels weird for me to say "merry Christmas." But I should get used to it, because ever since I've been with Jess, all my Christmasses have been very merry!
Today I went for my 2nd annual run from Jess' parent... Read more
It was actually sunny and not ridiculously cold when I left school today, so on this first day of winter, I went for a late-afternoon run. We FINALLY got our first significant snow yesterday, so I had to watch out for slippery spots at times, b... Read more
Par-tay! Happy birthday to me! Tomorrow I'm turning 33! The celebration began on Friday with a faculty breakfast where everyone with a December birthday was celebrated, and then it continued today where my entire in-law family surprised me by c... Read more
I am feeling very accomplished today. Last time I wrote I set a goal for myself to count calories throughout the work week until Friday afternoon, and I did it! I'm down almost three pounds for my efforts, too! Not only that, but with this pa... Read more
I'm inspired by all the challenges I've been reading about in people's blogs! I've decided to challenge myself to count calories this week - I started this morning and I'm going to keep it up through Friday afternoon. Hopefully this will kick-... Read more
It occurred to me this morning that I'm probably building major muscle these days, since I'm not only strength training three times a week with progressively heavier weights, I'm also eating quite a bit. (However, I'm hardly eating any meat, so... Read more
Why do you exercise?
I have to keep this quick, since my husband just informed me that we are leaving in 20 minutes, as soon as the no-sugar-or-fat added apple pie is done baking.
I was just reading a Spark friend's blog, in which she described being introduced... Read more
Fat & Fit?
My run this morning (outside, somewhat hilly): 4.4 miles, 47 minutes, 5.6 MPH
I'm working out all the time these days. In Body Pump I'm lifting as heavy as the instructors for some tracks. I know I need rest days, as was po... Read more
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