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8 Day Streak of Good Eating... Back on Track Tomorrow!
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      1 comments

I want to start off by acknowledging my awesome efforts this past week to stay within my calorie ranges and track all my food intake. I had an 8 day streak of staying totally within my ranges, only the occasional spillover of sodium intake. Mo... Read more
It ain't easy, but something's got to give.
Monday, November 09, 2009      4 comments

Just a few points tonight; -Stayed within my daily recommended calorie range, and only went over fat by 1 gram!! That was awesome. Reminding myself to have self-control worked as a good redirection as well as giving myself enough time to m... Read more
I can't stay within my calorie range, my dad has diabetes.
Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

Well, the first week of November has come and gone and I am feeling inspired from another blog I read earlier in which the person had reviewed the week and measured themselves against their goals. I think that's a great idea. A good way to kee... Read more
Workout Woes: Back on the Trail
Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

Was sort of in a slump today. Weather was beautiful though and I am reminded constantly to take as much advantage of it as I can before winter hits. Living on the lake has so many rewarding qualities. I decided to break in my new runnin... Read more
November Goals!
Sunday, November 01, 2009      2 comments

I have been leaving little comments on my Spark friends' pages to spread some positivity and boost my karma as we all kick off the month of November. I have already been rewarded so to speak, in that I have gotten many ideas from seeing what ot... Read more
First Hike in Vermont; Upcoming First 5K; Reaching out for Social Support
Saturday, October 31, 2009      2 comments

I went hiking earlier on this faintly crisp late autumn day for one of the first times in Vermont since I moved here about 5 years ago!! It was my first time to Mount Philo, a fairly mild hike. Muriel (my dog) and I didn't make it all the way t... Read more
Completing the LGB Marathon!
Monday, October 19, 2009      5 comments

I DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My dreams of running a marathon have become a reality, and in typical fashion, turned out far different than I was expecting, even right down to the people I thought would be there for the process and event. ... Read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      5 comments

I am going to California tomorrow to run the marathon I have been dreaming about for years. It is finally here. I have been running for the past ten months, consistency in and of itself that I have never accomplished before. Although, I often... Read more
Fall is approaching; Updates and more
Sunday, September 06, 2009      2 comments

So I tipped the scale yesterday at 249.4 and almost couldn't believe it! I am out of the 250s... and maybe only by .6 of a pound, but nonetheless. I am 4.4 pounds away from hitting 245... which would make that 40 pounds lost since I started thi... Read more
September Goals ; Getting Back In The Game!
Sunday, August 23, 2009      4 comments

Feeling seriously inspired by and so proud of my friend Patti (Pokiefuzzbucket) for her accomplishment of losing 50 pounds!! I am endeavoring to get back on the horse and recommit to my own goals. Patti worked so hard and the efforts have defin... Read more
Early Morning Rain
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      2 comments

So Update on May Challenge Results... I set out to: a) run 6 days a week b) be able to run 8 miles without stopping by the end of the month I did not run 6 days a week for the entire month ; i was able to run 10x this month. That ... Read more
Fat Ass.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      15 comments

I was just walking with a friend to grab a late night dinner downtown. We were approached by a tall, intimidating man who started hassling us to talk to him. When I sort of ignored him and kept walking he said, "Hey Fat Girl. I'm talking to y... Read more
New Plans, Marathon Ideas & Goals
Monday, May 25, 2009      2 comments

I'm going to try a very strict daily schedule that I made up as well as a pre-planned meal plan for the week for the next 4 weeks to see if any changes to my metabolism or weight loss efforts occur. All I have to do is stick to the schedule. T... Read more
let love for my life be the last thing i lose.
Sunday, May 24, 2009      0 comments

Vermont City Marathon today... so motivational to see. I can hardly wait until Oct 11. when I will run mine. My anxiety comes and goes about it... some days I panic that I won't be able to finish it before they cut it off after 7.5 hours... ot... Read more
plateau blues
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      1 comments

I am posting some ideas for easy reference later that I just gathered around SP on how to attempt to boost my metabolism/ get off this plateau i've been on for the past 6-7 weeks. gahh. abuchweitz: "I will say the best advice I was given w... Read more

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