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  • Days 49 and 50

    7/5/2015 12:01:20 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    I was so busy yesterday that I forgot to blog! Spent a lot of time doing 4th of July things and got in tons of walking too! Saw fireworks and att... Read more

  • The 48th Day

    7/3/2015 6:28:42 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Managed to get in a C25K session before rain set in! Supposed to be on and off rain/thunderstorms this weekend - just hoping tomorrow night is cl... Read more

  • The 47th Day

    7/2/2015 6:18:30 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Started doing some light weightlifting today. Nothing too heavy, just small handheld weights that are 5 pounds each, I think? Following along to ... Read more

  • The 46th Day

    7/1/2015 6:43:20 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Did another C25K session today since the weather has so far held up and been nice! Other than that it was a usual day. Storms supposed to be on a... Read more

  • The 45th Day

    6/30/2015 7:20:04 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    As I sit here while another thunderstorm rolls in, I feel happy knowing I at least had good weather yesterday to get out and exercise in! Just ho... Read more

  • The 44th Day

    6/29/2015 4:29:57 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    The weather is gorgeous so I headed outside! Started over on the C25K program because I felt too many gaps had passed between sessions. Did well ... Read more

  • The 43rd Day

    6/28/2015 2:49:35 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Sunday is pretty much a rest day for me. Also the day I use for my weekly weight check-in (although my Wii Fit U gets that measurement multiple t... Read more

  • The 42nd Day

    6/27/2015 10:07:15 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Well, today was certainly not a nice break in the weather as hoped! Storms and more storms - even some that produced tornadoes. Cleaned my house ... Read more

  • The 41st Day

    6/26/2015 3:48:02 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Hips feel back to themselves again, hooray! Storms however are delaying my afternoon C25K plans! Depending on how long they last today, might hav... Read more

  • The 40th Day

    6/25/2015 3:57:24 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Actually feeling something from my latest C25K session - sore hips! My legs, feet and knees feel fine, but my hips are feeling the burn! This is ... Read more

  • The 39th Day

    6/24/2015 7:52:23 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Finished up another week of C25K! It was a tad delayed with weather and traveling but I've finished week 2! Week 3 I'll be starting on Friday and... Read more

  • The 38th Day

    6/23/2015 9:03:15 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Continuing in the heat wave, although it looks like the temperatures will at least not be reaching 100 for the rest of the week! I might be able ... Read more

  • The 37th Day

    6/22/2015 4:39:03 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Finding it really easy to just drink water now instead of other things. I keep a bottle around with me all the time to make sure I stay hydrated ... Read more

  • The 36th Day

    6/21/2015 9:46:01 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Had a good Father's Day! Art museum and then I cooked dinner and dessert for Dad. Farfalle pasta with green peas, turkey sausage and parmesan che... Read more

  • The 35th Day

    6/20/2015 7:29:41 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Looks like storms are continuing through the weekend for the most part, so my C25K sessions are going to be a tad more delayed. I'll start worryi... Read more

  • Getting Ready for the Summer 5% Challenge!!

    6/20/2015 11:49:46 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    I am so excited about starting the Summer 5% Challenge.. One of my Spark Friends told me about the 5% Challenges and the first one I did was the... Read more

  • The 34th Day

    6/19/2015 8:33:57 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Storms continue to rain on my C25K sessions! Hoping that at some point this weekend I can get the next session completed; in the meantime using m... Read more

  • The 33rd Day

    6/18/2015 4:45:06 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    The one bad thing about the current weather is that it's super super hot. We've been under heat advisories for a few days now and the temperature... Read more

  • The 32nd Day

    6/17/2015 3:53:44 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Time to start shortening my blog titles just a tad before I start confusing myself, lol. Returned home from my trip yesterday - it was a lon... Read more

  • The Twenty Eighth Day

    6/13/2015 8:54:08 AM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Writing a quick entry before I finish packing and get on the road! Not sure I'll be able to continue my daily entries while on my trip but we'll ... Read more

  • The Twenty Seventh Day

    6/12/2015 3:58:53 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Finished packing up my clothes and now I'm putting together some healthy snacks for my trip tomorrow. I'll be driving through some mountains and ... Read more

  • The Twenty Sixth Day

    6/11/2015 5:42:09 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Today I stopped procrastinating on getting set for my trip this weekend. Went out to the grocery store to get healthy options for me to take with... Read more

  • The Twenty Fifth Day

    6/10/2015 2:14:11 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    C25K day 3 is complete! That means I've finished the first week of the program so my next session starts week 2 (and gets just a tiny bit harder)... Read more

  • The Twenty Fourth Day

    6/9/2015 5:32:42 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Shared with my Dad and my life skills coach (she helps coach me in developing the skills I lack as a person with autism) that I started the C25K ... Read more

  • The Twenty Third Day

    6/8/2015 5:32:53 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Finished C25K day two! The weather was a bit more warm and humid than it was on Friday when I did day one, but I still did it! Feeling good and a... Read more

  • Back Home After Dad's Surgery

    6/8/2015 11:16:09 AM, by DUKEFAN86

    I returned home last night after a week in Alabama, visiting my parents and for my dad's colon surgery. I'm relieved to report that the surgery w... Read more

  • The Twenty Second Day

    6/7/2015 11:12:48 AM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Today is my rest day but I'm not going to be just sitting on the couch all day. I've got some house cleaning things to tackle and I'll probably d... Read more

  • The Twenty First Day

    6/6/2015 8:17:51 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Anyone else watch the Belmont and American Pharoah (yes this is actually how they spell his name) get a Triple Crown?! It was so exciting! ... Read more

  • The Twentieth Day

    6/5/2015 4:31:30 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Just finished day one of Couch to 5k! I use the free C2K5 app on my iPhone. It was great! Had to wait until late afternoon for the weather to cle... Read more

  • The Nineteenth Day

    6/4/2015 3:36:40 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Today was filled with my volunteer work in the morning and then a bit of job searching with my job coach this afternoon. We had a good result thi... Read more

  • The Eighteenth Day

    6/3/2015 5:14:25 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    So for the first time since Mom's passing, I'm coping on her birthday in a healthier way. I haven't done any binge eating and while I do feel sad... Read more

  • The Seventeenth Day

    6/2/2015 4:55:23 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Getting closer to tomorrow and I have to keep the goal in mind of not doing my emotional eating like I do usually and doing healthy alternatives.... Read more

  • The Sixteenth Day

    6/1/2015 2:46:48 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    How is it June already?! Got a tough day in a couple days (June 3rd) - my Mom's birthday. She died unexpectedly at the end of 2008 and so he... Read more

  • My "Snapshot" Way of Tracking

    6/1/2015 12:15:06 PM, by DARKCHILD1971

    It's been explained to me sooo many times in sooo many different ways the importance of tracking, but I can't seem to get the hang of it. I've t... Read more

  • The Fifteenth Day

    5/31/2015 4:20:00 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    The start of the third week! Went out to one of the local farmer's markets today. Scored some delicious strawberries, white corn and local meat a... Read more

  • The Fourteenth Day

    5/30/2015 4:40:31 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Two weeks in and feeling good! Baseball game went well last night - I ate a healthy meal beforehand so I only got a bottle of water while at the ... Read more

  • The Thirteenth Day

    5/29/2015 12:57:48 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Baseball game today! The challenge will be of course to find things to eat that won't entirely wreck the calorie and other stuff goals for today.... Read more

  • The Twelfth Day

    5/28/2015 3:54:56 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Winding down to hitting the end of week two! Been trying my best to enjoy the weather when it's good and get outside - sunlight, fresh air and sc... Read more

  • The Eleventh Day

    5/27/2015 3:33:57 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Just got home from what's now my new doctor's office! Super nice, friendly staff and it all went well. Pleasantly surprised that my vitals were l... Read more

  • The Tenth Day

    5/26/2015 12:43:38 PM, by DALLASLACROIX

    Steadily heading down week number 2 and continuing to work on making a better me! I'm daily blogging to help myself keep track of any progress I ... Read more

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