I DID IT!!!
1500 fitness minutes, ! Let's see if I can do it again next month! Read more
Walking with a cold
Well I'm not sure how good an idea this was, but I'm just a few hundred fitness minutes away from my goal, so I decided to walk anyway. I do have a cold, so I walked at a slower pace, but I got in 60 minutes today. I think I'll be okay, hopefu... Read more
1000 minutes for 3 months!
For the months of September, October and November I've managed to clock in 1,000 fitness minutes So my D... Read more
Don't want depression to derail me
It happens. Sometimes life throws you a little curveball, and sometimes it's a BIG one that totally derails a plan you've been working on for months. Not wanting to rehash the whole mess here, just saying I'm dealing with the aftermath. I'm p... Read more
Well I did it!
I am officially below 150 lbs! Today I'm at 149.5, was actually a bit lower than that yesterday. Read more
Celebrating the small victories!
Sometimes you just have to celebrate the small victories - like last week, when I actually TURNED DOWN a cupcake, having my healthy low-cal snack instead, or when I actually stayed away - didn't even look at - the leftover food brought up to my ... Read more
Who's mouth is it, anyway?
So here it is, August 6, about halfway through my latest diet challenge of losing a measly 5 lbs, and I have lost zip! No, actually somehow I gained a pound & lost that, and I guess I did lose another 1/2 lb, so down to 153.5. This is SO MUCH ... Read more
My definition of "insanity"
They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results. Well, MY definition - at least as far as weight loss is concerned - is NOT doing the things that I know I should be doing, and expecting to lose weight an... Read more
Lost weight over the weekend!
It's just not something that happens very often, so I have to post this. It may only be 1/2 lb, but it's still DOWN! Read more
Smart or Sell-out?
Hello, it's been awhile since I've blogged on Sparkpeople. Well I signed up for half-marathon training, and have done some impressive (for me) runs - but I've also injured my right foot, twice! Or probably re-injured is more likely. I'm havin... Read more
My first official training run - 1st 4 mile run!
So today was my first official training run for the Memorial 1/2 marathon, and my first outdoor run in several months, AND my first ever 4 mile run - can I get a Read more
First training run - 3 miles
Well, I realize 3 miles isn't that big a deal, but I'm still proud of myself for doing it. Mostly because I spent close to half a day today unpacking boxes for one of my Professors, which I wasn't supposed to do, but he was out of town and the ... Read more
I'm Baaack - Happy New Year
How is everyone? Time for the annual New Year's resolutions, and my resolution this year is to run my first half-marathon. Yeah, I'd like to lose some weight, too. Took all my stats today, and they are really awful - weight is up, waistline i... Read more
Been down but not out
You ever notice that sometimes life just gets in the way of your plans? I was "planning" to start training for the Reindeer Run 10K - it would have been my first 10K - when I twisted my ankle around Halloween. Read more
Well my last blog may have been full of self-pity, so this one will be better. No, I'm still not "trying to lose weight" before the home situation improves - too much stress for that, BUT I don't want to use this as an excuse to gain weight, ei... Read more
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