Rules of Training
Starting a new program can be very overwhelming. Ask all the new people to this site and how overwhelming a lifestyle change can be. There are all these Do's and Don'ts. When I started training for my half marathon, it was no different. It was d... Read more
A girl gotta have fun!
The last few days I have been in funk with my weight loss.. and have been trying to figure out what exactly is my issue.
I am not having FUN.
In the beginning, it used to be FUN to lose weight. In fact, I was excited about trying new ... Read more
Yesterday I realized I needed an attitude adjustment. I am not sure why my motivation is waning after losing 90#, but it is.
I have come to the conclusion that I am going to track my calories again. *sigh* For a couple reasons. To try to r... Read more
These actions need to stop, right now!
Okay, this has to stop.
I can do so much better than I am. Honestly, I'm not even trying anymore. It's ridiculous. The last ten pounds are not going to melt off without trying. Hello, reality check. Tonight, I went out to eat at Applebee's... Read more
I made a friend, Mom!!!
Two blogs in the same day?! I think so! You guys are that special!
I'm just so excited that I have a new running buddy... well, maybe. We are going running on Thursday. On Thursday, we will see if it was a good fit or if I blogged her down... Read more
The SIX Mile Run.... Finally!
I am going to try to make this short and sweet.
I ran SIX miles today! I still need to double check t... Read more
What does healthy look like?
My counselor's favorite question is: "What does that look like?"
Without intending to, I asked myself, "What does healthy look like?"
Tonight, while working at the YMCA, I realized I was surrounded by healthy individuals leading healt... Read more
I Need Support... HM Doubts!
I need some serious support.
Right now, I feel like all the wind has been taken out of sails. This morning I tried to do my 6 mile run. The run turned into a 3 mile stop-and-go walk. This is not good. I needed to do my long run. How am I s... Read more
Summer Challenge: To Live Life to It's Fullest!
After having a conversation with a friend, I realized I have been holding myself back. It is not anyone else saying I can't do it but ME saying that.
Well, why can't I?
I started to say YES to myself two years ago when I challenged my... Read more
The Bottomless Pit Night
The two main headlines I have about myself today is that I weighed in I ran FIVE miles and weighed in at 167! Read more
Falling into the maintenance stage?
I always thought when I arrived at the maintenance stage, I would know by the number on the scale. Like once I reached 160, than I could stop losing weight.
In all actuality, I think I slowly fell into it.
I no longer count calories a... Read more
Time to weed my friend garden. *sigh*
Some people say you reflect yourself with the individuals you surround yourself with and hang out with.
There is a friend that seems to be sucking all the energy out of me. She talks while I listen. It doesn't seem to be a 2-way street any... Read more
Running is my drug.
My friend said something that turned my world upside down which caused me to think alot this past weekend. At the same time of needing to talk to someone, my friend found out that the guy she has liked for months on end does not like her and doe... Read more
This Week's Workout Plan... I know, so interesting.
As I was looking at this upcoming week, I realized I am going to be one busy, working lady and I need a workout plan as when I usually do work out is getting filled by other important things... like academic advisement or grant money commitments... Read more
Week 4 of 1/2 Marathon Training: Rough!
It was rough but I got it done!
I consider my training week to start with Sunday's long run. On Sunday, I was supposed to run either 5-6 miles. I did 3 miles. I tried to run with tired, sore legs... bad idea! Okay, lesson learned.
Tha... Read more
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