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June not off to a great start
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      5 comments

So I got back from my awesome vacation only up a few lbs (which I expected & am OK w/ bc I was planning on getting right back on track) then factor in a few picnics and TOM pending so I am feeling very carby & gross. I was very PUMPED about... Read more
What is my body doing?
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

Less than 1 month ago I wigged bc I had gained 6# in a few months. The nutritionist told me in was not from the supplement (to help stomach ailment) I was taking. Well here I am off that supp and trying another one THE SCALE IS DOWN to less th... Read more
Monday, May 03, 2010      4 comments

Update on the 5K...ran it in 31 min. Was aiming for 30 so I'm bummed but it was my 1st one and at least I can say I ran the whole thing! I have just been in a funk lately. My work situation has been crappy for the past 4-5 months and I e... Read more
So upset... up 6# since Jan :(
Monday, April 12, 2010      5 comments

So I went to the nutritionist for a follow up appt today. I have been seeing her since Jan for stomach problems and fatigue. Not only have I spent $100s on visits and supplements, I am not better AND I've gained...6 lbs!!!! WTF?! She thinks it... Read more
Tried to see if I could run 5K
Thursday, March 11, 2010      7 comments

I plan to sign up for a 5K in Apr as well as May. Tonight I wanted to see how far I could go w/o stopping and I used my Nike + which "coaches" you as you run (counts down each K) and I ran a 5K in 32 min...and I walked the first 3 min to warm u... Read more
stomach pains
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      6 comments

I could go on for what feels like forever on the woes of my stomach. I am writing this to tell you more about me and to maybe get some ideas/help... Ever since I was a teenager (I'm now 30) I would occasionally need to take TUMS or even OT... Read more
no sweets update
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      11 comments

I have been doing good w/ the no sweets at work and here's what I decided... I asked DH what I should give up for Lent and he suggested snacks at work since I had skipped the Munchkins Monday and the MASS QUANTITIES of crap on Fat Tues. (I too... Read more
Fun stuff about me...
Monday, February 15, 2010      2 comments

(taken from MRSSASS2010's page): When's the last time you ran?'s been prob about 2 weeks people. i can't wait til it's warmer and i will be outside...not a fan of the treadmill. Do your jeans have rips, tears, and holes in t... Read more
figuring things out....
Monday, February 15, 2010      3 comments

Previously I had mentioned my conundrum...if I try to eliminate sugar I want it more. If I try it in moderation...I always want more than just one bite, which at times can turn into a carbfest! I think that I realized today (and maybe it's just... Read more
suggestions for clean sweet snacks?
Thursday, February 04, 2010      9 comments

I have been craving sugar like WHOA out of control. It is TOM but I don't want to make excuses. Anyone have any suggestions for SATISFYING clean sweet snacks besides fruit? Here's my main problem...if I try to eliminate suga... Read more
+/- damn pretzel salad
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      3 comments

+ 65 min of cardio + no pre-bedtime snacking + drank more water...almost to 8! - ate the pretzel salad at work (used the excuse that it is SO GOOD and I haven't eaten it in almost 2 yrs so "better eat it while I have the chance") - at... Read more
Monday, February 01, 2010      1 comments

++feeling better than I have in weeks - health-wise and energy-wise! +avoided choc chip cookies @ work +good ST workout + abs -did not drink enough water (here we go again) - will take my seltzer to work tmrw! -went over cals by 200 -... Read more
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

+ got up WITHOUT hitting snooze (prob scored me extra 1/2 hr of uninterrupted sleep - yes..I usually hit it that many times!) + back to work: started walking at lunch and encouraged 2 others to come with me :) today: 20 min (and the one lady ... Read more
+/- for 1/1/09
Saturday, January 02, 2010      0 comments

I plan to try to continue my "things I did well/things I can improve on" entry on most days. It forces me to be introspective :) +went to a walk even though it was cold out and I was tired +ate healthy for MOST of the day -had an e... Read more
What is going on here?!
Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday was a pretty positive day...and a wake up call. I weighed in (after my walk and a cup of Kashi & skim) @ 130 lb. While I may have been retaining SOME water from the sugar/salt I had on NYE...overall....I am the same I was Jan 2009. ... Read more

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