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5 Miles of Whup-*ss!
Saturday, November 28, 2009      18 comments

I ran my first "real" race on Thanksgiving this year with my friend Julie. It was a five mile turkey trot. I'd been training for it for about two and a half months, and I felt relatively confident that I'd finish in about an hour and fifteen/twe... Read more
I'm so thankful - for the subway?!?
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      6 comments

What a great way to start the day - being thankful! Living and working in NYC, I usually start my day being pissed off and annoyed at the freaks on the subway that ride in with me so early in the morning. Some of them smell, some look at ... Read more
Hunger is my friend. No, I’m not insane.
Thursday, January 22, 2009      5 comments

Here’s a basic fact that I’ve learned about myself: if I’m hungry I’m hungry, and I must feed my body. I have learned to listen to my body, and in thinking back to my pre-weight loss days, I have to say that I don’t recall feeling hungry that mu... Read more
My Kryptonite
Monday, January 19, 2009      2 comments

It's not chocolate, or ice cream, or even Doritos. It's not potato chips, Smirnoff Ice or Snyder's honey mustard pretzel pieces. It's not even a food! It's my COUCH. I worked out today, did a killer workout on the elliptical at the gym this... Read more