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My aching back!
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      0 comments

Why . . . why . . .? Right when I get into a regular exercise routine and am making progress, my back pain flares up. Granted, I am probably overdoing it. I am probably not stretching enough. amazing after months of dreading exercise, I am back ... Read more
Baby steps are paying off!
Saturday, November 14, 2009      3 comments

I started this journey in August. I had the willingness but I wasn't sure about the perseverance. I have a pattern of burning myself out on diets after a few weeks or months. This time I vowed it would be different, and it has been. I have co... Read more
This one's for my friends. . . I am back on track!
Monday, September 28, 2009      1 comments

Hello friends! After about a two week hiatus from a nasty sinus infection, flooding in Atlanta (which brought on a ton of stress!) and lack of exercise or healthy choices . . . I am back! And somehow through all of that I lost some more weigh... Read more
This is the scary part. . .
Friday, September 11, 2009      4 comments

I start out strong, I track my food, I make some progress, I say "it will be different this time, this is a lifestyle, not a diet. . . " and all is well for about a month . . . And then . . .(dun dah dun . . . cue the dramatic music!) . . ... Read more
Too busy to blog . . .
Monday, August 31, 2009      1 comments

Headed out for an evening walk . . . downloaded the podcast for the Couch to 5K program and am excited to embark on this journey! Woo hoo! See ya out on the streets! More tomorrow! Emily... Read more
Will power victory! (Also known as Lara bar to the rescue!)
Friday, August 28, 2009      7 comments

This morning I was running late and didn't eat breakfast at home (first mistake). It was raining and I had to drive across town for a meeting. After thirty minutes in traffic my stomach was growling like mad. That's about when I saw the evil Gol... Read more
Too tired for exercise!
Thursday, August 27, 2009      5 comments

I set my alarm for 6:45am this morning and planned to get up and work out first thing, but I went to bed late last night (as I do most nights) and so my body just didn't have the "get up and go" . . . and I slept right through my workout. ... Read more
Day by day . . . bite by bite!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      0 comments

Happy Wednesday! This week has been a tough one. Everyone around me is stressed - at work, at home, family - and it is so hard not to "take it on" . . . Stress is defnitely a trigger for me to let my eating get way out of control. ... Read more
What a week!
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

One week down . . . I know I am at least 3 pounds lighter than I was this time last week. Woo hoo! I have been to 4 yoga classes.Being able to move freely is a gift. This time last year I was suffering terribly from a herniated disk. ... Read more
Two days in, still hopeful!
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      5 comments

So nice to have found a group of other like minded folks to take this journey with. I have started and stopped so many times, but something about this time feels different. My motivation is me, myself and I. I want to be healthy. I want to be... Read more
Week One
Monday, August 17, 2009      1 comments

Something has come over me. I am not sure what to call it. . . other than "a spark" of hope and inspiration. I am hopeful that this is the beginning of a journey that will get me to where I want to be: healthier, wealthier, wiser, so that eventu... Read more