Angie's Half Crazy Half Marathon
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

This is it! The big race and Chuck's first half marathon. Our longest training run a couple of weeks ago: 7 miles. Yeah. Not the best training strategy but that seems to be the story of my life. Thursday we waited in a pretty long line to g... Read more
3.1 for 31 Days
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      4 comments

I had decided that this month I would do my own challenge of getting in 3.1 miles each day for the 31 days of March. I could walk, run or ride a bike. No driving a car though! That's cheating. ;) I've kept with it every single day. YAY! I'v... Read more
Experimenting with Cheat Day & Fasting
Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

All of this month I am experiemtning with my body to see what works for weight loss and what doesn't. I've had excellent results throughout the week with using the 4 Hour Body protocol for fat loss. I've eliminated the legumes that is suggested ... Read more
Accomplishing the "Impossible" (a half marathon story)
Monday, March 12, 2012      8 comments

It's 5:30am. I'm awake with running gear on. I give my husband, Chuck, a kiss goodbye and head out the door. The kids are still snuggled in their warm beds while I'm outside running in the cold darkness. As I run I send texts to Chuck: "2... Read more
4 Hour Body Week 1 results
Monday, March 12, 2012      0 comments

This month I am experimenting with the 4 Hour Body fat loss tips. It's basically a paleo diet with a few modifications. I am also modifying it further to fit my own body. I'm leaving out legumes because I have a wicked case of insulin resis... Read more
Before and During Photos
Monday, April 11, 2011      13 comments

Last time I posted I was stuck at 188/187. Nothing would make that scale budge. Then I started eating lower carb for my insulin resistance and the weight *finally* started coming off. Right now I'm at 175 (yay!!!!!) and feeling much better ab... Read more
Losing Weight Feels So Great
Thursday, February 24, 2011      5 comments

I'm long overdue for a blog post! I've been struggling with the same pound for over a month. I'm 188 then 187 then back up then down, repeat. It's enough to drive a girl crazy! ... Read more
Kicking My Own Butt
Thursday, January 27, 2011      6 comments

Today I went a little crazy with the exercise. emoticon Started out with some Turbo Jam Cardio Party 2. Tha... Read more
What If I Can't Lose the Weight
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      11 comments

I think I did very well with my eats yesterday. I made sure to eat a couple of snacks to keep my blood sugar steady. I chose good things like low carb yogurt and oranges. I ate healthy Thai Chili for lunch (so good it's awesome) and Hearty... Read more
Some new running gear
Monday, January 10, 2011      8 comments

I bought my Asics in 2008. Yeah, it was past time. The guy at the running shop said they were shot. These were my first pair of running shoes and I've made some great memories with them. But the time had come. The shop owners had me do ... Read more
The Beginning of the Ending
Monday, January 03, 2011      4 comments

To be an end, there must be a beginning. The end of a weight loss struggle begins somewhere. Instead of making New Year resolutions, I'll be marking the beginning of this year (2011) so I can see my progress at the end of the year. ... Read more
How long before calorie surplus shows as weight gain?
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      4 comments

How long before calorie surplus shows as weight gain? How many have you eaten a really bad dinner calorie-wise and then weighed yourself in the morning to see how much you've gained? Raise your hand. I know I have. Does Christmas ring a b... Read more
Back to Life, Back to Reality
Monday, December 27, 2010      4 comments

Did you have a great Christmas? We sure did. I just hate that all of the fun is over. Saturday we went to my parents' house and exchanged gifts. That was a lot of fun, of course. My brother gave me a new Droid X phone that is super-duper... Read more
weigh in
Saturday, December 25, 2010      8 comments

It's a Christmas miracle! Not really. It's a lot of hard work. -3 pounds 185 That means a new progress picture will be up soon. I like to take them in 5 pound increments. Hope you all have a very merry Christmas filled with p... Read more
Fun with Zucchinis and Bananas
Friday, December 17, 2010      3 comments

Sorry for the perv title. I was trying to think of a way to say it without sounding weird. "New Things to Try with Your Zucchinis and Bananas" didn't quite work either. Soooo.....let's just move on. I love pasta. Love.love.love.love it.... Read more

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