Survivin' from 8 to 5
Monday, October 19, 2009 0 comments
"Our lives from 8 to 5 basically suck." - My friend Bob. He's right. Here we are, two smart and clever late-twentysomethings with college degrees stuck in jobs we're good at, but we hate. I'm a receptionist, and feel about as val... Read more
Sunday, October 18, 2009 1 comments
Whew. This is the first weekend in.. forever.. that I've been healthy and not splurged on my calories. Tonight, we're exploring the wonders of the Hungry Girl cookbooks on my bookshelf and making Eggplant Lasagna, Banana Split shakes, home... Read more
Thursday, October 15, 2009 0 comments
....BUT I walked the whole time, as fast as I could, with an incline even! And managed to burn a really great amount of calories along the way. I work as a receptionist, and my lunch doesn't happen until 2:30pm, which is an hour after our ... Read more
Temptation is everywhere.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 3 comments
I just felt the need to document yesterday, as I am SO proud of myself. It's as if the diet gods wanted me to fail yesterday. #1. I work out at lunch. Sometimes, when I'm tired, I skip it and head to the food court near my office with ... Read more
Do something each day that scares you...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 0 comments
In the interest of keeping myself motivated, as well as adhering to the title of this post, I signed up for Chicago's Rudolph Ramble 8k yesterday. It's an 8k in mid-December, and those are two things that scare me. I did the Shamrock... Read more
SUPER new discovery
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 3 comments
Maybe I'm just behind the times and never realized this, but thanks to the wonder of Netflix, you can not only get tons of fitness DVDs delivered to your mailbox, but you can also stream fitness DVDs instantly through your computer (or, in our c... Read more
Monday, October 05, 2009 4 comments
I did 3.1 miles on the treadmill today for the first time in months, and it took me 44 mintues and 15 seconds. While this is not a bad time, it's about 13 minutes longer than my best 5k time, so I intend to shave off at least a few mintues befor... Read more
Gettin' my bridal butt in gear!
Monday, September 28, 2009 2 comments
Well, I hauled out my Adidas and got back on the treadmill today. I walked for 45 minutes, burning 245 calories, which I figure is a good start-again since I haven't worked out in a while and my wisdom tooth removal sites still throb when ... Read more
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