day 1 ... starting anew
Sunday, September 23, 2012      3 comments

i have been sick for three weeks. the first 8 days i had a fever ..upper respiratory infection....that wasn't going away on antibiotics ... and then it did ... til i got another fever ... ear infection (so immature!) ..... and then just when i... Read more
still going ...
Friday, August 24, 2012      0 comments

after a summer of vacationy feeling with my children, i am behind on my weight loss .... my weight is no longer below the line on my graph of where i'm supposed to be ... it's a bit above ... but i'm ok with that ... because, though my weight lo... Read more
half way
Friday, July 27, 2012      6 comments

i started the year with a vague "i'm going to lose weight" .... i exercised more, i joined a gym, i started eating even more fruits and veggies .... and i lost about five pounds .... it took about a month ... and then i lost nothing .. even thou... Read more
wooooooohooooo on the 4th of july.....
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      3 comments

i did it. happy fourth of july! i ran a 5k. i hadn't run one in 25 years. my goal was better than 40 minutes and i did it in 38 ... i was hoping i could do 12 minute miles but i did them in 12.30ish ..... so there's my time to beat fo... Read more
looks ...
Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

my clothes aren't fitting well any more ... every thing is a little too big .. but i'm still wearing it .... i am at a 16 pound weight loss for the year and 13 since early march when i started the spark .... i'm not willing to buy new clothes ye... Read more
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      4 comments

i did the 5k in 5 weeks spark challenge ... and i finished it today ... i was supposed to finish it with a race, but i just ran 5k for time ... and i did it in 35 and a half minutes ... since my goal was do it in 36 minutes, i feel like i won ..... Read more
my new exercise:
Thursday, May 03, 2012      0 comments
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small goals ... and meeting them ...
Sunday, April 29, 2012      3 comments

i'm hanging onto a weight plateau ... it's driving me crazy ... it makes me want to eat cookies .... cause if i'm not going to lose weight anyways, can't i have cookies? um .. cookies are a metaphor, i guess ... for all the non healthful f... Read more
friday nights ...
Friday, April 20, 2012      4 comments

my family ordered pizza and watched tv tonight ... that's our friday night tradition ... not always, but frequently, we order pizza ..... i had half a piece of pizza and a spinach salad ... and i didn't feel deprived or unhappy or put out or any... Read more
5ks and jelly beans
Saturday, April 07, 2012      1 comments

today i finished week 1 of my 5k training .... tomorrow i am supposed to rest ... but tomorrow, being easter, is going to be a candy day ... so i need to get some exercise in .... and preferably cardio ... and it would make my week easier ... Read more
always thinking ...
Thursday, April 05, 2012      3 comments

i guess i've said this before, but i'll say it again ... i've never done this before .... i've never "dieted" ... i've never made a concerted effort to lose weight ... i've lost five or so pounds here or there with a bit of concerted effort and ... Read more
run, forrest, run ...
Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

i joined the spark people 5k club ... or 5k challenge ... it is a five weeks training plan to running a 5k ... i'm doing it on the treadmill not the road ... i tried to start today after working with my trainer ... but my daughter had stayed hom... Read more
emotional eating ...
Thursday, March 29, 2012      3 comments

darn ... i want to eat cause i'm crabby .... i wish i didn't feel like eating a chocolate chip cookie to feel better ... i shall not cave in ... darn... Read more
.... wow, i'm tired!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      2 comments

i had a team tennis match this morning ... my partner and i won ... yay... it was hard, we played 3 sets cause we lost the first one ..... but we won .... and then, my biggest win, i left without partaking in all the party food .... i skipped th... Read more
with a trainer ....
Monday, March 26, 2012      3 comments

before i found spark people, i found a trainer ... really, i joined a gym and got a trainer once a week ..... and the first day there i was measured ... ugh .... i hated it .... today, 6 weeks later, i was measured again .... nine pounds d... Read more

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