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Operant Conditioning for Physical Fitness?!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

I'm a behavior professional by day, which means I should be more aware of what I do and why, right? Even though I work primarily with animals, all behavior is behavior, and I'm very aware of what conditions our behavior. So I'm having great... Read more
It's Always Possible
Monday, June 28, 2010      0 comments

I am crazy busy, and I haven't yet been able to do computer work while on my elliptical trainer. But here's someone who's making it work! http://ahwarfare.blogspo
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The Promised Photo
Saturday, June 19, 2010      2 comments

In a previous entry I talked about my motivating costume, a revealing little number which was on my mind as I ate and exercised. I was asked to post a photo of the finished product, and here it is. Nothing show-stopping, but I think it was wor... Read more
I saw 'em! I did!
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      1 comments

I happened to look in the mirror the other night and I SAW MY ABS. Okay, not a 6-pack or anything ridiculous, but the edges of the obliques, or whatever they're called. They're not exactly chiseled from stone, but I saw 'em, I did. Whee!... Read more
Here's my new motivation!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      5 comments

See that? That pic, there? That's the costume I'll be wearing in four weeks. If that ain't fitness motivation, I don't know what is. Let's add the fact that this costu... Read more
Not fair! Just when I was ready to commit....
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      1 comments

A runner friend asked me last fall to consider the Indianapolis Mini Marathon with him (the largest half-marathon event, I read). I told him that I would walk/jog it, rather than run with him, but that I was willing to try. However, the date w... Read more
R+ & Motivator in one....!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      0 comments

While I openly decry our nation's current obsession with (the lack of) body hair and its frenzied dedication to prepubescent bodies; I also get unreasonably annoyed with routine shaving. I do like smooth legs, and while regular epilation has ma... Read more
Wow, tracking...!
Saturday, February 13, 2010      4 comments

So I've been tracking what I eat, and I'm learning that my metabolism is probably pretty decent. My meal portions are generally good sizes and not terrible choices, but my snacks are gonna be the downfall. I'm being good this week -- having to... Read more
Well, here goes....
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      2 comments

I'd always been a fairly active person -- grew up playing outdoors, was a competitive equestrian in middle school and college, never sat still in class. Problem was, I slowed down as I started spending more time on the computer, and the casual ... Read more