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I'd Like to Be Able To Say . . . .
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      1 comments

That I've been off the grid for a month being uber productive - from a health standpoint. But it would be a lie. Won't even get into the self flagellation here. Would just be a repeat of stuff you've read 100 times already. My knee is st... Read more
Catching Up
Thursday, February 28, 2013      4 comments

So . . . I started to post a bunch of times over the past week and decided to spare you all. Here's the Readers Digest Condensed Version. Stress; too much to do; have to pack; hate flying; missed our connection; throat is scratchy; t... Read more
SHAUNA IS HOME FOR GOOD!!!!!! And No More Running (Temporarily) - For a Cause . . . .
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      3 comments

Don't even know where to start!!! Shauna came home from Afghanistan yesterday!!!!!! I've known for over a month, but couldn't say anything anywhere because yesterday was my Mom's birthday and we wanted to surprise her. :) Shauna landed a... Read more
Super Fun Weekend!
Monday, February 18, 2013      3 comments

Friday night was bad movie night - already covered that. Saturday I walked, met Jonah for coffee, did a couple of hours of reading/research, and went first to our friend's Chili Cook Off, where we got to try a few of the 11 entries into th... Read more
And There Was Running!!!!!
Saturday, February 16, 2013      4 comments

Came home from work yesterday and got dressed to run. I headed out for my walk and a combo snow/rain started. I headed back into the house. I hadn't dressed for rain OR snow and I didn't have protection for my phone. So I figured I'd take m... Read more
Food is Going Great!!! Workouts, not so much . . .
Friday, February 15, 2013      1 comments

Still - ZERO CRAVINGS!!!!! I am not exaggerating at all. I eat at mealtimes and am not compelled to eat any other time. I do not crave sweets. I do not crave fried stuff. I am not hungry in between meals. It is depressing, but it is what i... Read more
Much Better Day!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      0 comments

The food choices were way better yesterday. Had a good day at work and then spent a few hours working on the business plan. I was supposed to walk with Linda and Toby, but it was raining. I would have gone anyway, but they suggested y... Read more
Gonna Blame it on Mardi Gras
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday's food travesty brought to you by the letters m-a-r-d-i g-r-a-s and the numbers way to freakin' much!!! Rationalizing alert!!! I had a bagel with pb, half a scone (from "off the list"), seafood pasta for lunch, and (this one... Read more
Really, Really, REALLY Didn't Want to Do It!!!
Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

Subject refers to the six mile walk I had promised myself on Saturday. It was cold. Winds were in the 20s with higher gusts. I was sore. My knee was stiff. Easily could have told myself that after three days of walking in a row it would rea... Read more
Losing 70 Pounds is EXACTLY as Doable as Losing 1 Pound
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

This popped into my head yesterday afternoon and I've been mulling it over since then. For years I looked at the weight I had to lose and it looked like an insurmountable task. I'd make the decision to do something about it . . . . . and nothi... Read more
Another "Don't yell at me" Post
Thursday, February 07, 2013      6 comments

You can scold me for going "off plan" or you can congratulate me on a successful scientific experiment. Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Are you a silver lining person or a black hole, life sucking cloud of doom?... Read more
I Wanna Be a Zombie
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      2 comments
overview-maryland-2013/ A friend of mine had a link to this race. I was all ready to sign up until I saw the price tag. STEEP!!! But then I got to thinking that they'll be needing zombies. An... Read more
Counting the Week as a Success :-D
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

I never seem to be able to keep food AND workouts on the rails at the same time . . . Up until I tweaked my knee, workouts were going gangbusters and food was crashing and burning. Now food is completely under control, since 1/29/13, but worko... Read more
Successful Day 1 :-D
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

112 Days to Goal Clean eating? Anti-inflammatory eating? Paleo? So Paleo and Anti-inflammatory don't always agree on everything. I have threatened to stop the car . . . . But seriously . . . Paleo is ok with meats that an... Read more
New Challenge - New Goals
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      4 comments

I want to make a really big difference in three weeks - and then keep it going from there. Longer term goal is Memorial Day weekend - about 16 weeks away. Can I do 20 pounds gone by then? Stay tuned . . . . I was going to make a "templat... Read more

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