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Living the Good Life - Blog 1
Monday, March 04, 2013      7 comments

I have to start off by apologizing to the amazing Beautiful Butterflies team! I did not do my challenge on Saturday and Sunday...but I will do it for the rest of the week! As part of the 5% challenge, we have what are called Living the Goo... Read more
Totally honest with myself as I head into March
Friday, March 01, 2013      15 comments

I read a book a few years ago on positive interactions. The author said that everyone has a bucket of goodwill, and that positive interactions fill the bucket. Negative interactions empty it. (Or something along those lines...) Since bec... Read more
Welcome to my world...
Thursday, February 28, 2013      13 comments

There are challenges to exercising at home.... Especially when you have fur babies... And I realized that it has been months since I posted new pictures of Miss Kitty! After Lil' Kitty passed, I got really sad and stopped posting abou... Read more
Eliminating the temptation
Monday, February 25, 2013      13 comments

After running on Saturday, I overindulged in dinner and nighttime snacking. I suppose that the cravings would be normal after a rough workout, but instead of going for the cottage cheese I made myself a second burrito! It was a really go... Read more
Mixed news to start Saturday
Saturday, February 23, 2013      14 comments

I woke up EXCITED! Because today is the kick-off of the 5% challenge, and with my motivation still wavering after the holidays I was very ready for the start of this challenge! The first step is to weigh in and measure, so that you can tra... Read more
Amazing Video!
Thursday, February 21, 2013      6 comments

A friend of mine posted this to her Facebook page today. I'm a huge fan of Spoken Word poetry, and this one is so very touching! I hope you enjoy!
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There's something you should know about me....
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      15 comments

I hear it from everyone - coworkers, friends, even strangers that I meet on the street. I'm too nice. Well, I should say I'm too nice until you push me too far. And as my brother says, when I get hit once too often, I set my b*!ch s... Read more
Unexpected developments - don't let them derail you!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      11 comments

I was at the Statehouse for lobby days yesterday, so it was after 7:30 when I got home. Unfortunately! Yesterday was BEAUTIFUL! High 40s and sunny -- so I was REALLY in the mood to hit the trails. But it was already dark and gettin... Read more
Who will win the debate today?
Friday, February 08, 2013      15 comments

Courtesy of the Rather Be Running Facebook group:
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That breakthrough you've been wanting
Friday, February 08, 2013      9 comments

For everyone, that breakthrough moment when you realize your hard work is paying off is very different! Mine is not a number on the scale, or the tape measure. It's that moment when I wake up and feel GOOD! That bloated, lackluster feelin... Read more
MORE ADVICE NEEDED: Problem board member is now THREATENING me!
Saturday, February 02, 2013      14 comments

This is absolutely insane, and the LAST thing I need! I've been a board member on the co-op for almost a year. In that year, one board member has pretty much made sure we can't get rid of him - he used his own money to purchase equipment, ... Read more
Wrapping up January and peeking ahead to February
Thursday, January 31, 2013      9 comments

My main goal this month was to figure out my new "danger zones" and make sure I hadn't fallen back into my old "danger zones." I'm a big fan of self-examination and introspection!! Goals for February, based on some of my "danger zone... Read more
Eating Right at the Office
Monday, January 28, 2013      17 comments

One of the dangers of working downtown is the easy access to A LOT of really delicious restaurants! I identified eating lunch out as one of my danger zones early on - not only is it expensive, you can use up a really big chunk of your daily... Read more
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      16 comments

How many times have you hit that point -- personally, professionally, in a relationship -- where you just throw up your hands and say "I QUIT!" I did it this weekend. I was working a lot of extra hours this weekend. I'll spare you the... Read more
Missed mid-month update by THIS much
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      5 comments

I had really wanted to post an update blog every couple of weeks, but I missed my mid-month marker by about a week! C'est la vie! So far, I've managed to track ALL foods on MOST days...but during the Leadership Academy, I missed my... Read more

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