Needing Ideas for gluten/wheat/egg/nut free recipes/meals
Friday, February 01, 2013      3 comments

I am having a very hard time finding EDIBLE recipes that don't have wheat, gluten, eggs or nuts in them. I am GMO-free and its so hard! I am vegan as well, due to allergies. If I had a choice to eat other foods, I would :( I have looked at a l... Read more
Interesting concepts....
Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

Hello everyone! Well 3 weeks now of no eggs, gluten/wheat or milk or PEANUTS! Soynut butter is JUST NOT the same, but I have acquired the taste for my gluten free rice cakes....*eye-roll* I am down about 5lbs, still kicking butt at the gym, ... Read more
Allergic to foods....That I LOVE!
Sunday, January 20, 2013      10 comments

I have been having issues with gaining weight, bloating, night sweats and moodiness. I had my doctor do some blood tests for hormonal imbalances and also food allergies. It turns out that I am allergic to: Wheat/Gluten Egg Yolks/Egg Whites ... Read more
Vegan...YES I DID...
Saturday, January 05, 2013      4 comments

As a personal choice and body needing a break from all the meat that I have been eating for the past 20+ years. I decided to go vegan for the year. I cut out everything dairy, meat and even fish. I have found some great options to replace my p... Read more
Frustrating, but proves a point!
Saturday, September 08, 2012      3 comments

Got in 1 hour of weirdness this morning......half way through my "Insanity" workout the DVD screwed up, couldn't get it to work again so I went up stairs to my loving treadmill....wouldn't you know it, 2.5 miles into my 7 mile run, I blew the ci... Read more
Backward Slipping motion....
Monday, September 03, 2012      3 comments

So as everyone knows already, I was 6lbs away from my 140lbs lost goal. Well I stopped weighing myself weekly (went to once a month), and well I royally messed up by doing that. I gained 21lbs in a month. I have been very active, but perhaps not... Read more
Looking for a way to get rid of the bloat!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      2 comments

Hello All.... I have been feeling a bit bloated since adding more carbohydrates to my meals because of the long distance running. However, I am so bloated that I cannot fit into my regular jeans! I have tried reducing the carbohydrates a bit, ... Read more
Finding inspiration from those who are inspired by me.....
Thursday, July 05, 2012      6 comments

Today is 570 (give or take!) days since I started going back to the gym, and lost an amazing amount of weight. These pictures are depressing yet inspiring to me and other people around me. To know that anything is possible when you have the righ... Read more
Race season is almost over....hmmm
Sunday, June 24, 2012      3 comments

So I set a goal for myself to do 12 races this year. Since January, I have completed 13!! These were 10 mile, 5k and 10k races. I have 4 left that I have registered for, making my total races of 17 this year and its only half over!! Since I ha... Read more
Losing Motivation to weight train....not good....
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      3 comments

So I have been exercising and weight training for a while. I take 1-2 days off a week to relax and focus on other things. Lately I haven't had the motivation to weight train and actually took 6 days off in a row. This is very unusual for me, I n... Read more
Week 16 with Trainer- Adding on some stuff!
Thursday, December 22, 2011      0 comments

Well I haven't written a blog in about 10 weeks, so I thought I would update everyone on what is going on. I have lost more body fat, however no weight. My body fat starting out was about 19% when I started with the trainer that is. Now my bod... Read more
Week 5 with Personal Trainer!
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      0 comments

So Monday was the beginning of week 5 with the personal trainer!! I have 15 weeks to go! We did a 7 point caliper test today, and it turns out that 118.06 pounds is muscle, 25.6 lbs are fat and my body fat is 18.0%. Now this means that my goal... Read more
Saturday, October 29, 2011      6 comments

Today was an eye opener for me! I didn't think I could run 2 miles without stopping or at least slowing down, but today I ran an entire 5K without stopping!! I kept a 10 minute mile the whole time. My goal was to run a 5K under 31 Minutes, well ... Read more
Day 3 w/personal Trainer- No TRX today
Thursday, October 20, 2011      1 comments

So day 3, 2nd week of hard core training sessions! I did a cardio kick boxing class last night with Holly Holmes, who is a Professional Boxer, and yes a woman!! Then today was an intensive upper body and core workout with the personal trainer. I... Read more

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