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Where the heck have I been? And where did the extra weight come from?
Sunday, May 25, 2014      2 comments

It's been almost a month since I have been online. I traveled for work, with a flight being canceled, and leave again in the morning. Got to my conference with an hour to spare for the presentation I was helping with. Had to stay up til 3 am ... Read more
Monday, March 31, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday, March 30,2014, I participated in a Biggest Loser Run/Walk Half Marathon. This was my first half marathon. I’ve previously participated in 2 5K races. One was 14 months ago and the other was at least 5 years ago. Yeah. I’m so not ... Read more
10 mile run -- Lessons Learned
Sunday, February 23, 2014      2 comments

10.12 miles in 02:30. Was passed by a herd of turtles in the peanut butter pit, but I still completed the 10 miles with 2/1 intervals. My IT band issues tried to get the better of me. It’s my fault really. I didn't do as much Yoga and s... Read more
2 days until I get to give away 3 entries to a 5K/Half Marathon in Austin TX
Saturday, February 22, 2014      1 comments

Hey y'all, The people who run the Biggest Loser RunWalk Series are giving me 3 entries to The Biggest Loser RunWalk Series 5K / Half Marathon in Cedar Park, TX. Cedar Park is on the northwest side of Austin. Follow the link to my word press ... Read more
Getting back in the saddle after a cold
Sunday, February 09, 2014      4 comments

Today was my first run after being laid out for 4 days with a cold. No yoga, strength training or any of that happened while I was sick. The IT band problems made their presence known early on. I really wanted this to be a mile stone run. ... Read more
Friday, February 07, 2014      2 comments

CHANCE TO WIN A FREE ENTRY TO THE BIGGEST LOSER RUNWALK AUSTIN HALF MARATHON/5K Click the link below and Leave a post why you should win a FREE entry to The Biggest Loser RunWalk Austin Half Marathon/5K on March 30th, 2014. 3 lucky winners ... Read more
Review: Biggest Loser RunWalk Experience
Sunday, February 02, 2014      3 comments

Just over a year ago, I was starting my journey in earnest and was participating in The Biggest Loser online program. I received a promotional email for the The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K. I signed up as I was already running in the gym on a trea... Read more
Running Recovery - Foam Rollers Discussion
Sunday, January 05, 2014      1 comments

I started running this fall to prepare for a 1/2 marathon on 3/30. I'm struggling with IT band tightness. This just started as I increased my distance at a more rapid rate. I have some stretches and am starting to do yoga. I am also doing st... Read more
Okay, we need a plan to achieve this goal
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      5 comments

I said that I wanted to hit 2000 fitness minutes this month and I did not hit the goal. I didn't really put together a plan for it either. So I need a plan. 2000 a month is 500/week. That is over an hour/day average. I take 1-2 rest days ... Read more
New personal goal -- 2000 Fitness minutes
Sunday, December 08, 2013      3 comments

Well, I have set myself a personal goal of 2000 fitness minutes for this month. I have not achieved that yet and believe it is completely doable. I think it will help me maintain with all the holiday goodies that I know I'll succumb to. And... Read more
Learning to Maintain
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      4 comments

I hit my goal weight in late October and decided it was time to start focusing on just the body fat percentage and the way my pants fit and not worry about the scale. Sounds so simple "on paper". Today, i saw the weight go up, but a n... Read more
Biggest Loser season premier I'm so excited
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      6 comments

It's almost time for The Biggest Loser Season 15. I was reluctant to dedicate 2 hours to sitting on my behind watching TV, so I devised a way to workout and have fun watching the show. This is much like the drinking games of our college days. Ba... Read more
Book Review: The Skinny Rules, by Bob Harper
Sunday, September 08, 2013      2 comments

Bob Harper is a fitness trainer best known for his work on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. He has been with the show since day 1 and has 14 seasons of success behind them. He has always been a huge advocate of eating healthy to lose weight. I chose t... Read more
Friday, August 30, 2013      2 comments

Earlier this month I had my body fat hydro-statically tested. That's the dunk tank test. I was shocked to find out that I had already achieved my goal of 25% body fat since my home scale said I was still at 30%. 25% was my goal to start tra... Read more
Friday, August 09, 2013      6 comments

One of my personal mandates to myself was that this is not a diet, but a sustainable lifestyle change. For me sustainable means some very specific things. It means making changes that I’m willing to live with once I’ve reached my goal weight.... Read more

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