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Weddings, Summer & Resetting Some Goals
Monday, June 16, 2014      1 comments

I enjoyed a fantastic few days up in my old home town Burlington, Vermont for the beautiful wedding of one of my closest friends, POKIEFUZZBUCKET. It was perfect! The wedding took place on a boat on Lake Champlain and was filled with a lot of la... Read more
June coming through a Big Grey Fog
Sunday, June 01, 2014      1 comments

Something possessed me to log on today, despite not having been around since last July. Wow, time seems to really be flying by in life when I stop at sporadic moments to notice. The only thing that remains the same is that I continue to vacillat... Read more
Magic Numbers, Loss and the Illusion of Choice
Saturday, July 13, 2013      9 comments

I recently turned 27 and have been thinking a lot lately about how embodiment is a strange thing. When I think back on the life I have lived so far, I can't remember much of a time when I DIDN'T feel consumed by the desire to be skinny, to exis... Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2012      18 comments

Well, well, well. Look who the cat dragged in. and by cat, I mean Caterpillar Bulldozer because I have gained back all the pounds. Ha. Who's ready for a big old Front Street update??? Better get comfortable for this one. :-) To see w... Read more
What have you been eating lately? Picture Update
Friday, April 06, 2012      12 comments

Here's some food pictures of some of what I have been eating lately. I have eliminated 90% of refined sugars and carbohydrates - I have been substituting gluten free tortillas and wraps for bread, rice pasta instead of whole grain and only ... Read more
Saturday, March 03, 2012      8 comments

sorry for my intermittent presence on my page here ... just trying to balance work, working out, and life. i also think i am on the verge of bringing myself back to counseling, but it's a big emotional investment and i am hesitating for wha... Read more
Ticking Things off for Chicago, Whitney Houston
Saturday, February 11, 2012      9 comments

On the Chicago check-list: officially registered ... check Plane ticket bought .... round trip for $169.60!! Awesome! ... and check Hotel booked for marathon eve and the night post-marathon ... check Friends in the city to hang out wi... Read more
Running and Reflections
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      11 comments

CONFUSEDBIRD reminded me of something I love about running in her blog from today. It really is true that when I am running consistently, not only do I feel better physically, but it feels like my mind, too, is expanded. I notice more about my... Read more
Update-a-saurus Rex
Sunday, February 05, 2012      7 comments

TIme to play catch-up LOL. Had a fantastic thanksgiving week down in North Carolina and really traveling around the east U.S. Trip started the Friday night before Thanksgiving week - I drove down to CT so my dog could stay with some of ... Read more
I want to gain weight!
Monday, November 07, 2011      7 comments

I came across this picture online earlier and it sums up everything to me about getting in shape and reaching fitness goals. Yeah I want to see a number on the scale that I would feel good about, but I'd much rather my body look like it can... Read more
Lately, Last Two Months and Becoming
Sunday, November 06, 2011      19 comments

It's been a while since I've been on this site and I wasn't sure if I was coming back, but ultimately I missed the features and the record I have here of myself over the past couple years and wanted to get back to the original reasons this site ... Read more
Choices vs. Sacrifices
Sunday, November 06, 2011      1 comments

“We make choices. I hate to say 'sacrifices.' When I speak to younger groups, to colleges and other younger athletes, I say 'we don't make sacrifices. If we truly love this sport and we have these goals and dreams in the sport, the classroom, or... Read more
September ST Challenge: Before Measurements + Pics
Monday, September 05, 2011      11 comments

Getting a head start on preparing for the Pimp my (P)Ride Strength Training Challenge for the 8 weeks before Halloween. I took my before pictures, before measurements and got some new supplies: a Pilates ball, 1 10 pound hand weight, calend... Read more
Race Resume
Thursday, August 18, 2011      7 comments

I got this book called the Ironplanner to help me prepare for the 70.3 I'm competing in next June. I choose to say competing because I want to solidify in my own mind that my goals for this race, after over two and a half years of building my e... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      24 comments

I rode my bike downtown yesterday to get WiFi so I could post a blog update with pictures, since the hotspot I am paying for on my phone is less than awesome in terms of connectivity. But that didn't work so I tried the library. No dice. Then... Read more

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