BETTY925's Blogs

I did it! I really did it!
Monday, January 18, 2010      9 comments

I passed my first "test." Went out to eat and did exceedingly well. I did NOT eat ANY chips and dip, and I did not feel like I was missing out! I actually had a great time and did not think about food all that much. I did change my filet to... Read more
Major "test" coming up tonight!
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

I have my first major "test" since starting back again! We are eating out at the Cowpen, a local restaurant that specializes in Mexican food and steaks. I have already entered the food I am planning to eat and I am remaining within my calorie r... Read more
I PR'ed on 3 mile run!
Thursday, January 14, 2010      4 comments

My run yesterday was awesome. I PR'ed. I usually run a 15 minute mile but today I averaged a 13 minute mile. That's pretty good. I started out fast and ended up slow. I am still trying to get myself to start out slow and then speed up! But... Read more
I can do this!
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      2 comments

I have changed my weigh-in day to Monday. Yesterday when I weighed I had lost 6.5 pounds. I know that will not be typical for me, after all I'm not on the biggest loser! Some of that was fluid too. I usually have a few pounds of fluid when I... Read more
Emotional Eating Test
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

Check out this test for emotional eating. I failed miserably. Not surprising. Ha ha. But we have to know what the problem is to fix it right? Now I am on my way to "normal" eating.
p?test=yes ... Read more
Did my 10 miles!
Sunday, January 10, 2010      4 comments

I have committed on another blog to run/walk 500 miles this year. I am going to put a dime into a jar every time I do a mile and at the end of the year all the money will go to a charity of my choice. So that is roughly...what....10 miles a... Read more
Overeaters Anonymous
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      4 comments

Hi, my name is Betty and I am a compulsive overeater. I went to OA last night for the first time in a long time. I had joined a while back but did not keep going. I am confident this program will help. With the help of AA I have been ab... Read more
Sobriety Dates
Monday, January 04, 2010      3 comments

My sobriety date for stopping drugs and alcohol is September 25, 1991. My sobriety date for nicotine is 1994 (don't know exact day). My 12-step plan for being drug and alcohol free has worked for over 18 years. Why not apply that to m... Read more
2009 Recap and poor pitiful me.
Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

Wow! I can't believe 2010 is here already! 2009 was a pretty good year considering. I took up running in February, did a 5K, 10K and the St. Jude 1/2 marathon in Memphis. Amazing, considering not so long ago I was very overweight and barely ... Read more
Race Report for St. Jude Half Marathon 12/05/09
Monday, December 14, 2009      9 comments

I completed my first half on December 5th. It was lots of fun and it was cold!!!! But I enjoy running the cold better than hot. Me, my DH, my mom, and friends stayed ... Read more
10 rules for running by Biff
Thursday, November 26, 2009      4 comments

Found this interesting article while surfing the web. Hope you enjoy it -
les.gif First let me start by saying I stealing an idea from The Kirk Report who took the i... Read more
My 14 mile run
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      9 comments

I ran 14 miles. Me...Betty....the former overweight unhealthy cough potato!! I can't believe it. I need to pinch myself. I must certainly be dreaming!!! But....happily I ... Read more
Scheduling my exercise - hope it helps!
Thursday, November 19, 2009      3 comments

I have not exercised one time this week but plan to today. I have put todays exercise on my schedule and will try to stick with it. I think I am going to schedule my exercise and treat it like a doctor's appointment - maybe that will help me. ... Read more
Spirit of the Marathon and the Spirit in ME!
Monday, November 09, 2009      6 comments

I just finished watching the movie Spirit of the Marathon. It was great. Makes me think I could do one - not! Lets just stick with the half for right now. I also have last season of the Biggest Loser recorded and saved and I watch it periodi... Read more
Unable to complete long run.
Monday, November 09, 2009      6 comments

I was unable to complete my 12.5 miles this past Sat. No, it was not my pulled calf muscle but my right foot! It started hurting at mile 3 and I though..uh oh..this is not good! It was on the bottom and would go up through my ankle. I have h... Read more

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