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I did it! 26:34
From my earlier post on fitness goals:
"1. Improve my running speed and endurance. Not knowing the hills of today's course, my goal is to simply be under 30 minutes. If the hills aren't so bad that I have to walk some of it, I'd really lik... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 23 - Fitness Goals
Day 23. What are your current fitness goals?
Very timely question on the morning of my second 5K. I don't believe I did that on purpose!
1. Improve my running speed and endurance. Not knowing the hills of today's course, my goal is... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 22 - Scheduled Fitness
Day 22: What is your current workout/fitness routine?
I'll start off by saying I put my workouts into my calendar just like any other appointment. I don't 'have' time for fitness. I MAKE time for fitness.
Right now my schedule loo... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 21 - She's watching......
Day 21. Did you or do you have any disordered eating habits - binging, purging, excessive calorie restriction or excessive exercise? How did develop (or how are you developing) a healthier relationship with food?
When I was a pre-teen and ... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 20 - Yum, yum, yum
Day 20. What are your favorite healthy foods? What healthy foods have you 'discovered' along the way to better eating habits?
I love a lot of healthy foods. Ones that appear in my diet over and over and over again are greek yogurt, froze... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 19 - It's Gotta Go?
Day 19. What 'unhealthy' food(s)/drink(s) do you refuse to give up? Any that you have given up completely?
I STILL ENJOY:
-Coffee with real half and half and splenda - every day.
-Ice cream - I have a Skinny Cow almost every day. I ... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 18 - On the go
Day 18. Do you have a go-to meal for days when you have to be on the go, no time to stop to eat and no refrigeration/cooler available?
This is a totally selfish question on my part because I am SEVERELY lacking in this regard and need ide... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 17 - Same Old, Same Old
Day 17: Do you have any meals/snacks that you repeat over and over? What are they?
I sure do. It keeps things easy!
I always have a 14 oz of coffee with 1 oz half and half and a splenda.
Then I have a stable of 'u... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 16 - Eating Well
Day 16. Do you follow an eating 'plan'? (Vegetarian, paleo, South Beach, Atkins, yada yada yada) How has this helped you live a healthier life?
I eat as cleanly as possible given I shop in a mainstream grocery store. On my spark page I ca... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 15 - Looking for ideas
Day 15. What is your favorite weight loss, fitness, or wellness blog (or website or magazine) outside of sparkpeople?
I asked this one because I *don't* read any other weight loss, fitness, or wellness blogs regularly. Sparkpeople is the ... Read more
Light Popcorn has Got to GO!
DD has a sleep study last night. We planned snacks for a movie but she ended up going straight to sleep. I, however, had purposely under eaten to be able to have popcorn with her. I was hungry so I ate the popcorn. Not a binge, just my snack. ... Read more
This is life, right?
My daughter needs a sleep study. Honestly, she's probably needed one her whole life but no one suggested we do one until last January. She was in the midst of a bad school year and I just could not deal with one more thing that wasn't absolute... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 14 - The Moving is Easy
Day 14. What life style changes have been easier than you expected? Why do you think that was?
Hands down, without a doubt, my singular answer is EXERCISE. I can not believe I exercise 5-6 days a week. I can not believe I miss it so much... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 13 - Food, food, nothing but food (and running)
Day 13. What has been the hardest life style change you've made for the sake of losing weight, getting fit, or becoming healthier? Any tips for making that change easier?
The hardest adjustment for me has been dealing with food in social s... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge Day 12 - MORE Strong IS the New Skinny
Day 12. Post a picture of your inspiration. Thinspiration if that's your thing. Fitspiration if that's what you're after. Heathspiration if that's your primary goal. Why is this person inspiring to you?
Early in my latest endeavor to lose ... Read more