JPRAHL's Blogs

Day 339: Bettie Page, RIP
Friday, December 12, 2008      1 comments

Now THERE was a woman with self-confidence to spare. RIP, Bettie. You were one in a million. ... Read more
Day 338: Feelings
Thursday, December 11, 2008      0 comments

I can run for 30 minutes and not feel like I'm going to die. I'm the queen of all cardio. I'm seeing amazing changes in my body the more I workout.] My size 8 jeans are feeling big on me. ...................... So why... Read more
Day 336: 30 minute runs
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      0 comments

I never would have believed I could run for 30 minutes at a fairly fast pace without dying. But I can. And I'm doing it consistently. Holler. :)... Read more
Day 335: SUCKtember continues...
Monday, December 08, 2008      0 comments

At the rate this month is going, not only will I not lose the remaining pounds before I go home for Christmas, I will likely gain some pounds. As previously mentioned, last week at my office absolutely sucked. ABSOLUTELY was a horrid, godawful w... Read more
Day 331: Hard Days
Thursday, December 04, 2008      0 comments

For some reason, my office has been the craziest place in the world for the past few days. I'm a receptionist at a bustling electronics company, and it's usually a reall... Read more
Day 330: Runnin' Fool!
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      0 comments

So - Couch to 5k is an amazing plan to get non-runners into shape. It's certainly turning me into a better runner than I imagined I'd be. For the last few weeks, I've been solidly running 25 minutes at a time.. which I would not have believed, a... Read more
Day 328: Thanksgiving Recap....
Monday, December 01, 2008      0 comments

Well, I blew it a few times and didn't blow it a few times and overall... I don't really care. :) I spent four days in Lansing with my Dad and did really well on calories, despite having to eat out for every meal AND the looming spect... Read more
Day 323: The Thanksgiving Adventure Begins!
Wednesday, November 26, 2008      1 comments

Tomorrow I head for Michigan for a nice four-day Holiday break, during which I totally plan to run in the fitness center at the hotel. I am bringing my running clothes and have already planned my workouts into my days (or rather, into my evenin... Read more
Day 322: Dizziness
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      0 comments

OOOf. So today I did the 6.3 workout from Couch-to-5k on my lunchbreak and it was honestly fine ( basically, it's a 25 minute run..) But when I got done and stopped walking, I felt dizzy. As I walked around the locker room and got dressed, I wa... Read more
Day 321: Blast-off!~
Monday, November 24, 2008      0 comments

Well, of the three weekend days I did well on one and blew calories on the other two, but they were both in instances of hanging around with friends I haven't seen in a while, so I think it was worth it -- and it was, both times, blown on wonder... Read more
Day 318: Rejoicing and moving forward...
Friday, November 21, 2008      1 comments

Whee! I have finally busted through my 148lb plateau -- and weighed in yesterday (on two different scales, yes I'm obsessive) at 145. Huzzah. Which is only 10 pounds from goal weight. Whee! To keep up the momentum I've built (which involves mul... Read more
Day 317: Playlist Updates!
Thursday, November 20, 2008      0 comments

NEW MUSIC I RUN TO PLAYLIST (with the release of new albums comes new running inspiration. And some old favorites.) "Single Ladies" - Beyonce "Amnesia" - Britney Spears "Dirty Little Secret" - All-American Rejects "Candle" - White ... Read more
Day 316: Stressors
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      1 comments

Running a theatre company is a labor of love. You take any 10 highly motivated, creative, energetic, passionate people and put them together and ask them to work toward a common goal and you're going to get amazing successes, but you're als... Read more
Day 315: Single Ladies
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      2 comments

OKAY - I'm not a huge Beyonce fan. Or at least, I wasn't. SINGLE LADIES has changed that.
?v=8mVEGfH4s5g A. Amazing song. B. GREAT, simple video. C. I now run to this song, AND am completely i... Read more
Day 314: Emotional Purge-wad
Monday, November 17, 2008      0 comments

(WARNING: This blog is full of emotional purging. Tread cautiously.) As of 2:15pm on this day, Monday, November 17th, I weigh 148 pounds. Granted, it's an awesome accomplishment over the course of a year, but it's not quite where I wa... Read more

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