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Poke me so I don't let one day off turn into 5.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      4 comments

I skipped the gym today. Partially it was because I didn't think it was right to make my parents supervise my daughter's birthday sleepover but partially it was because I just did not feel like it. I could have gone when the sleepover ended at... Read more

Run and done.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      2 comments

Got 3 miles in. I am getting comfortable running faster. Torn between working on speed and distance. Today I went for speed. Even with ramping up for 10' (and maybe I could do that more quickly), I finished 3 miles in under 30'. I spent mos... Read more

Call me selfish

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      9 comments

Someone I know through the online community berated unhealthy parents of hospitalized children as selfish yesterday. I used to be one of those parents - overweight, inactive, eating crappy food - dealing with repeated hospitalizations and a day... Read more

Craving routine

Monday, August 27, 2012      4 comments

As much as I love downtime and travel and visiting with family, I am ready for the routine imposed by school. I wish the kids had little enough homework to REALLY be done before dinner but homework aside I love how our days 'roll' during the sc... Read more

Woah..... Base Phase Kicked My Butt... Literally!

Saturday, August 25, 2012      4 comments

I'm taking another run through The Female Body Breakthrough workouts (unless I manage to find a small group strength training situation). This is the same set of workouts I did from September through January last fall/winter so I didn't expect ... Read more

Reflecting on Maintenance and Feelings of Self-Worth

Friday, August 24, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday I read NancyAnne55's blog entry on maintenance: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myp
age_public_journal_individ
ual.asp?blog_id=3593479 Hidden in there with all sorts of things I've already realized about maintenance and come to a... Read more

Anyone want to join me in 30 days of blogging?

Thursday, August 23, 2012      5 comments

I am reading the blog of a new friend add here on Spark People and she did a 30 days of blogging activity base on this picture: I'm thinking it would be fun to do thi... Read more

Running and stuff.

Thursday, August 23, 2012      2 comments

I've gotten 3 runs in since I last updated. My achilles seems fine. I never deal with shin splints. But now my hips are bothering me the day after I run (and sometimes the day after that). I have no clue what's going on there. Looking onlin... Read more

Heavy Lifting

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

I still haven't made a plan for what I want to do fitness wise when school starts but I have made a few decisions - 1. I don't want to do the Boot Camp Challenge. I watched some promo videos on YouTube and it looks like the very kind of e... Read more

Emotional Eating - How Do YOU Stop It?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      5 comments

Do you deal with emotional eating? If so, how do you deal with it? Emotional eating was a contributor to my obesity. I have two issues. I overeat to a small extent over multiple days when stressed and I binge when extremely stressed. I'v... Read more

p90x? The New Rules of Lifting? GroupEx Power? The Female Body Breakthrough? None of the above?

Monday, August 20, 2012      4 comments

Vacation is over. School starts in 16 days. I put on 2.4 pounds over last week's vacation (which I suspect is mostly water based on what my body feels like). I went on 2 runs but didn't do any other exercise. It's definitely time for a food a... Read more

Home Again

Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

We're home from vacation. It was a stressful week for reasons I won't go into. Suffice it to say, I am VERY glad that DH and I had our cruise vacation because it gave me confidence that the issues were outside of 'us'. This trip is stressful ... Read more

Why do they do this?

Saturday, August 11, 2012      9 comments

We spent the night at my IL's traveling to PEI (where they will join us for 4 nights). We told them we'd eat dinner before we arrived and take care of breakfast in the morning. They've done nothing but fill my kids with garbage since we arrive... Read more

Being Realistic

Thursday, August 09, 2012      6 comments

We're about to leave on vacation. It was my return from this annual trip that sparked my commitment to finally losing my 'baby weight' (when my baby was 10)! We've shared this vacation with my ILs since my son was an infant (which means that l... Read more

OMG OMG OMG

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

I just found out that someone very special to me has lost 95 pounds since I saw her last October. I don't know how she kept it so quiet. I know I couldn't have. I am so so so happy for her and for everyone who cares about her. She just has t... Read more


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