It's a thought that I think about nearly everyday. Will I be part of the 15% that is determined to keep it off? I want to say yes. But, lately I am not too sure if I can beat the odds.
Today I was reading information about weight loss mana... Read more
In my last blog, I admitted I gained approximately 10 pounds. That is the first step, right? Admitting you have a problem.
For the last three days, I have tracked and noticed I am over approximately 500 calories. Basically, the amount of ca... Read more
Besides having limited time to train for Grandma's Marathon, I have gained approximately 10 pounds since the first week of February. Specifically, my weight has gone from 157.6 (February) to 165.6 (today).
I think gaining the weight and se... Read more
For the last few weeks, I have been pondering if I really want to run Grandma's Marathon. Every week I ask myself the same thing: "When am I going to run the long run?"
In fact, I have tried blogging about it. The response I get is that tra... Read more
Today, I am feeling like hot stuff, hehe!
First, I lifted THREE times this week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I haven't done that in a long time! So, I am going to say it myself. Way to go, Savannah!
The third time that I lifted ... Read more
Just a quick blog because I am trying to get to the gym before class to work out!
A few weeks ago, I mentioned having an article written about me. Here it is!
www.uwsuper-stinger.com/ the-girl-with-the-phoenix- tattoo.h... Read more
Yesterday was a rough day. Many things are swirling in my pretty little head but one that maybe you guys could help me with is my marathon training.
Recently, I have been really worrying and stressing about it for many reasons.
The huges... Read more
My biggest problem with the Get Lucky Half Marathon was me. Afterwards, I was unhappy my performance and started to question whether my body is ready to run a full marathon. I mean, I have only ran one half marathon before. Maybe I should do mor... Read more
This was my 2nd half marathon and it was filled with many lessons. Basically during this race, I broke nearly some main race rules.
--- Get plenty of sleep ---
All week before the race, I felt exhausted. Friday night I drove 3 hours and t... Read more
One of the greatest fears for college graduates are the questions, "Am I in the right field?" and "Will I find a job?" I can honestly say yes to both those answers.
My job in the field is taking over my college life. It is a blessing that ... Read more
I get it. Some runs just suck. But, did I really have to have one of those runs during the last long run before I start tapering for the Get Lucky Half Marathon. Really?!
Today I needed to do 10 miles. By piecing together two different run... Read more
I really enjoy being a personal trainer but man, it sure is keeping me busy these days. Almost to the point I am thinking I might have to start to schedule my workouts especially my runs! Thursday's 5-mile run was a bit of a squeeze. I squeezed ... Read more
Okay, let's calm down a bit.
Yes, I am being interviewed about my weight loss journey.
No, it's not People.
Or the Star.
Or the New York Times.
Wait for it...
It's the Stinger!
Never heard of it? *gasp*
It's... Read more
When I was a teenager, I read alot. I got so good at reading smut that I could read a novel in a day or two. Now that I am older, I realize it is my way of trying to hide from my emotions. I do it with shopping, watching movies and emotional eat... Read more
Okay, I can only avoid this for so long. I have gained weight. Everything is telling me so. The scale. The measuring tape. My clothes. Before I gave up the scale for Lent, my weight was sitting right around the 160 mark. Everyone says that you c... Read more