Greetings from San Antonio
Saturday, February 20, 2010      6 comments

Today's post comes to you from the historical Menger Hotel of San Antonio. Several presidents and movie stars have stayed at this beautiful place. Teddy Roosevelt recruited h... Read more
Conquering Fears One Step at a Time
Friday, February 19, 2010      8 comments

I have a few fears. Some of them are valid and some are self imposed. Thursday I was able to conquer 3 fears! First, I went to the Y. Charlie had his PE class, Chuck met us up there, and Rachel and I worked out. It was a great time of famil... Read more
Couch 2 5K: Week 5 Day 1
Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

Wednesday was my first day of week 5. We were fortunate enough to have a beautiful day so I took the run outside instead of to the treadmill at the Y. There is a huge difference between running outside and running on a treadmill. I can go f... Read more
The Right to Bare Arms
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      3 comments

One thing I notice about women is their arms. I think it looks so nice to have well sculpted arms. Just look at the picture for the Iron Maidens team! Wow! I want to be able to bare my arms this summer so I did the best thing I could for th... Read more
C25K Progress Report
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday I was so very tired for some reason. I just couldn't get going. It was almost like a drugged sleepiness. At 1:30 I finally gave in and took a 30 minute nap. ... Read more
Quick Weekend Recap
Monday, February 15, 2010      1 comments

Nothing amazing or out-of-this-world going on around here. I did eat out waaaay too much. I'm going to have to work that off. Friday Chuck and I went out for our Valentine's Dinner at The Melting Pot. It was a lot of fun. Saturday I... Read more
Why is the scale so important to us?
Sunday, February 14, 2010      5 comments

I was reading a SparkPeople article this morning about measuring your progress without a scale. It got me wondering: why is the scale so important to us anyway? The scale shows one number at one moment in time. It can not measure your eff... Read more
Becoming an Iron Maiden
Saturday, February 13, 2010      3 comments

I want to become an Iron Maiden. No, not the old rock band and not the torture device. I'm talking about a weight lifting hot momma. I love that lean, muscular look of a woman who lifts heavy things over and over. After a breakfast of prote... Read more
Run, Kelly, RUN!
Friday, February 12, 2010      4 comments

Thursday: What a drizzly, nasty day. It stayed about 43 degrees all day. Breakfast: 1 c. Kashi GoLean and 1/2 cup milk and a SF Rock Star The kids both had science clas... Read more
Weigh In (!) and Weds Stuff
Thursday, February 11, 2010      3 comments

It's Thursday: weigh in day! Guess what..........................
.................. Last Week weight: 200 This Week: 198 -2 pounds I'm a citizen of Onederland!!!... Read more
C25K Update & Daily Pictures
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      3 comments

Thanks for all of the wonderful suggestions to yesterday's post about cutting calories/eating enough calories/strength training. Today I'm going to start reading the book again and making notes about specific questions. While doing that I'm goin... Read more
Which Matters Most: Scale or Physique?
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      5 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, I've been reading New Rules of Lifting for Women by Lou Schuler. What I was hoping to read was "Create a calorie deficit and lift weights and you'll drop so many pounds you'll be at goal weight in 1 month!" Bu... Read more
Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe and Photo Journal of Food
Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

Sunday we actually stayed home! Seems like we go somewhere every single day. It was nice just to hang out, wash some clothes, clean the shower and work out. While Chuck cooked breakfast, I finished up my C25K Week 3. That last 3 minute run ... Read more
Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

Saturday started out a little different than usual. Chuck woke me up early so I could go with him to his first acupuncture appointment. A few years ago he was involved in a hit and run with some illegals. They were caught by the police after a c... Read more
Update Photo
Saturday, February 06, 2010      8 comments

Me at around 250 and feeling it. Everything was painful. I don't look very happy either. Me at 200 on Feb. 5, 2010. Much nicer. (Guess I'll post updates every 5 pounds) ... Read more

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