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Used to be funny how life gets in the way.....
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      4 comments

I know it's me -- my life can't always be an excuse for not exercising. That said - OMG! I'm so frustrated! And I hate the way that life events (i.e. buying a house, death in the family, managing a rental) seem to have so much control over my e... Read more
NEW YEAR - still on the plateau but eeeez ok, man
Monday, January 28, 2019      2 comments

Ok, so not getting discouraged -- just taking it day by day. I started volunteering at the dog shelter on Fridays, and i get a good 2 hour workout there every week. I'm learning things i can do that don't create too much impact on my knees (NO... Read more
Plateau - Schmateau
Monday, November 05, 2018      4 comments

Ok - so i just joined my first Spark Challenge -- the Plateau Busting Challenge - day 1 was pretty easy but i'm still on the big P. Looking forward to going DOWN_ ... Read more
Thursday, October 18, 2018      2 comments

I'm not that person who can establish a set time of day to exercise. I need variety or i get bored, and i have a very busy and diverse schedule. When i was running (which i no longer do because of knee surgery), i would run sometimes in the mo... Read more
Still pluggin' away!
Monday, July 18, 2011      0 comments

I'm up to 3 miles on my treadmill -- haven't quite made the 3.1 for the 5k race but i'm still pluggin' away! i have discovered that running on a treadmill is far more for... Read more
Lakeside Challenge 5k
Sunday, May 29, 2011      0 comments

So i decided to jump in head first and offer to organize a 5k race for our town for our annual Oktoberfest celebration. Am i crazy? The event is September 24. Obviously, one of the first things to determine is the course itself. We'll be run... Read more
Another 5K but 10 minutes faster!!!!
Saturday, May 14, 2011      2 comments

i've been lagging a little on my 5k's - "baby" jogging to stay back with my friend who walks a good bit of the race. Today, she couldn't go so i decided to push myself a bit and i had another friend who's a runner with me......(am i crazy? uh ... Read more
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

I don't know what to say at this point -- bouncing around all over the place! i'll get going pretty steady on my exercise and diet and then one thing...all it takes is one thing to throw me off track and 6 months later i find myself 20 lbs heav... Read more
Basking on my little plateau!
Thursday, May 01, 2008      6 comments

in my last blog entry i said i wanted to be 10 lbs lighter by the time i posted my next blog...what a pipe dream! lol! i'm not 10 lbs lighter, HOWEVER, i feel fine about it -- i'm still on track and meeting my goal of 1 lb a week. i guess whe... Read more
It's becoming a lifestyle
Friday, April 11, 2008      2 comments

I just moved into stage 3 and i panicked when i read that now i'm only supposed to keep up with my calories, etc. once a week! I think i've developed a co-dependent relationship with my nutrition and fitness trackers! yikes! i know i don't ha... Read more
6 week into this
Sunday, March 16, 2008      1 comments

Okay, well i'm 6 weeks into this -- my original goal was 1 lb a week and, to my surprise, the first month i lost almost 10 lbs! well, what do i do now? do i revise my goal? do i just take it one day at a time and try to maintain consistency? ... Read more
Wow - This works!
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      1 comments

Okay, we're coming up on the end of February and I'm amazed at this site. I'm doing this alone and yet i've got all this support around me! It's awesome! If i need a pep talk, i go to a message board. this week, one of my best friends who's ... Read more
1st full week on SP
Sunday, February 17, 2008      6 comments

First i want to say thanks to my new friend Butee4Ashes -- it's nice to know that someone took an interest in me right off the bat! Well, i did pretty good this week keeping up with my calories, etc. and exercising regularly -- that is, until y... Read more