Accomplishments 2013
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      1 comments

1. Lost 25 lbs in 6 months 2. Completed C25K program 3. ran my first 5k 4. Completed my first full year at a full time job 5. Tried at least 5 new knitting techniques 6. Improved my score in the adult fitness test 7. Learned to eat... Read more
NSV 12/18/13-12/22/13 (pictures)
Sunday, December 22, 2013      6 comments

This one counts for the last five days This is as follows: Day 1 of BLC23, 175 lbs Halfway point (6 weeks), 169.2 lbs, less 5 inches overall 3 days after last ... Read more
12/17/13 NSV
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      3 comments

There was a bunch of free food left in the kitchen after one of the morning meetings today. Since my cream of wheat had boiled over, and I was left with half a serving, I was still a little hungry. Rather than diving for the bread, which would h... Read more
12/16/13 NSV
Monday, December 16, 2013      2 comments

I've started to sleep better. I wake up fewer and fewer times each night, and I wake up each morning ready to go. Not sure if it's the exercise, or the weight loss, or what, but I'm certainly not complaining.... Read more
12/15/13 NSV
Monday, December 16, 2013      1 comments

Cleared off the kitchen table today, so we were able to eat a "normal" meal for the first time in weeks!... Read more
12/14/13 NSV
Monday, December 16, 2013      0 comments

Snow would normally keep us bundled up in front of the TV with some knitting and lots of hot chocolate, but today we went on 3 walks! My favorite was the last one, after there was a couple of inches of snow on the ground and the neighbors had th... Read more
12/13/13 NSV
Friday, December 13, 2013      2 comments

Ran/walked a total of 3.15 miles last night. Here's the breakdown: 2 miles running (straight!) 0.15 mile walking 1 mile running (straight!) It was amazing!... Read more
12/12/13 NSV
Thursday, December 12, 2013      4 comments

Had two holiday parties last night. Stuck to mostly veggies at the first one (by that I mean I had one tiny piece of chicken, one shrimp, and about 4 french fries, in addition to a bunch of carrots, cucumbers, and celery with a bruschetta toppin... Read more
12/11/13 NSV
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

Ran at 6.5 for a full minute last night! We have been redoing the lower C25K runs at a higher pace to improve our time and get some interval workouts in. Last night was W3D2. What I have been doing is running at 5 and walking at 3-3.3. LAST... Read more
12/10/13 NSV
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

Finally made it back to the gym last night. Felt like it had been weeks. In reality, it was closer to 5 days! (We did some running outside, plus I had used my wii for dancing/wii fit, so it actually was not as bad as it felt).... Read more
12/9/13 NSV
Monday, December 09, 2013      0 comments

Delayed opening on campus today, so I got to sleep in, which was just wonderful. Really looking forward to going to the gym tonight. I've felt really lazy the past couple of days, even though I was still getting a bunch of walking done.... Read more
12/8/13 NSV
Monday, December 09, 2013      0 comments

Had a very nice easy day, which included a trip out to Yankee Candle Village to see BF's brother and SIL. AND we finished our Christmas shopping!... Read more
12/7/13 NSV
Monday, December 09, 2013      0 comments

Had a date night for the first time in a very long time. We had a gift certificate to a local hot tub place, so we did that, then drove 40 minutes out of town to one of our favorite restaurants that we rarely go to. We both picked options from t... Read more
12/6/13 NSV
Monday, December 09, 2013      2 comments

Tonight was the Annual Merry Maple parade (called so because the town of Amherst will not allow a Christmas Tree, so they light a maple tree instead). Had a smart dinner out and opted for the smaller, low fat sugar free coffee over the super sug... Read more
12/5/13 NSV
Thursday, December 05, 2013      4 comments

Had a VERY good run last night! Did one of the lower C25K workouts at a higher pace. Normally I run at 4.2 on the treadmill. Did that one at 5.5 for most of the segments with one segment at 6!... Read more

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