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Starting over
Monday, June 26, 2017      8 comments

It's been a rough ride. My job was toxic, so after three years I finally gave my notice and left. This was a very difficult decision to arrive at as I was very dedicated to the people I was working with, but I finally had to take care of me. The... Read more
Minor Setback
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

This weekend started the Winter 5 % Challenge. I had a whole plan laid out, and then Saturday morning my pinkie toe-nail fell off. It was very weird and very painful, and unfortunately caused me to not follow my workout plan. I managed a short w... Read more
Monday, December 15, 2014      6 comments

So I've been a bit busy with the holiday season, and haven't been keeping up with the message boards as much as I'd like. Between getting ready for the holidays and working extra hours at work so others can do the same I just don't have the time... Read more
Just not my day
Sunday, November 02, 2014      3 comments

So things that have been building for weeks just finally is too much. I never have energy-I have to force myself to do my workouts and I am just exhausted all the time. I sleep between 7 and 9 hours a night and I still feel like I need a nap ha... Read more
It's been a long time
Monday, October 20, 2014      3 comments

So it's been a while. I don't really have a lot of time to go super in depth, but the wedding was wonderful. Somehow I have no pictures just of me, so I cropped other people out: ... Read more
August review and September
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      5 comments

So Sadly, I did not make it to 1500 fitness minutes. My work schedule got hectic, so wasn't able to report a few days of fitness, and then I had a week of overtime like crazy, leading to a dramatic stop to my fitness life. Oh well, August ... Read more
Goal review
Saturday, August 16, 2014      5 comments

Just wanted to check in and review my August goals as the month is halfway through. I've been doing really well on fitness minutes and am on track to get the 1500 minutes trophy again this month, so YAY! Shouldn't be hard to keep this up. ... Read more
Review and August Goals
Friday, August 01, 2014      2 comments

My goals for July were: 1. To work out for 40 minutes a day (1 rest day a week) 2. To drink 10 glasses of water every day 3. To eat three meals a day 4. To get 8 hours of sleep per day 5. To get the 1000 fitness minutes tr... Read more
I did it!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      6 comments

So my biggest goal for July was to get the 1000 fitness minute trophy again. The last time I got this one, and the only time, was back in October of last year. I don't know why I haven't been able to get it since then, but I made it my primary g... Read more
July Goal Review
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      2 comments

So earlier in July I posted my goals through the month. Since it's halfway through July now, I figured I should take a look at them and see how I've been doing. These are my July Goals: 1. To work out for 40 minutes a day (1 rest day... Read more
Running is Killing My Feet
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      9 comments

So I've been really good so far about getting my runs in, but it's been rough running the whole time allotted. It's not that I am too tired to keep going, I know I have the strength to get through it. But it is getting harder to ignore the pain ... Read more
July Goals and the 5K Your Way Running Training Program
Thursday, July 03, 2014      0 comments

My goals for July are: 1. To work out for 40 minutes a day (1 rest day a week) 2. To drink 10 glasses of water every day 3. To three meals a day 4. To get 8 hours of sleep per day 5. To get the 1000 fitness minutes trophy again (H... Read more
Time to quit
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      4 comments

So it's time to leave my job. I really gave it the best shot I could. I stayed for over two whole months, but at this point there is no question it is time to leave. The constant last minute schedule and location changes and the heavy lifting we... Read more
Summer 5 % Challenge Assignment 6: Motivation
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      3 comments

Mainly, I just want to get to a healthy BMI. I've never been so close before, and while I am really happy at my current weight, I would like to finally get in the healthy range. I also want to get toned again. Back in November my legs looked and... Read more
Challenge wrap-up
Friday, May 30, 2014      4 comments

So the Spring 5% challenge is finally coming to an end. I didn't meet my goal, but I got more than halfway there, and with all the wedding and job related stress I've been going through lately I can't complain about it. I'm actually really proud... Read more

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