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Case of the Humbugs
Tuesday, December 15, 2009      19 comments

"Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it." --A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens Last weekend was a test of my Christmas spirit for sure. I was so excited about getting ou... Read more
Succumbed to the Holiday Spirits
Friday, December 11, 2009      23 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, my office building had a holiday party from 2-4 pm in the lobby. I figured I'd go down, maybe get something sweet and come back upstairs to do work. WRONG. There were passed trays of chocolate mousse cups, cannolis, bro... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Biggest Losers = Biggest Winners?
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      68 comments

So this was my first season watching the Biggest Loser and it had its ups and downs for me. I'm blessed with the wonderful invention that is DVR and it is totally necessary to watch this program. Fast forward Bob schilling gum and subs... Fast ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Running While Chunky: A Guide
Monday, December 07, 2009      222 comments

Yep, I'm still running, still a "fit fatty!" A few months ago, I wrote a blog called "But I'm Too Fat to Run!" which is still getting so much great responses from Spark members: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Someone Like Me"
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      41 comments

If you get anything from this blog, it's this: Don't settle. Love yourself now, not 100, 50 or 20 pounds from now. Never settle. There's an acquaintance of mine, let's call her Katy, who probably weighs close to 300 pounds. She is gorgeous... Read more
November Recap & December Goals
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      20 comments

November was a tough one with celebrations at the beginning and end of the month. It started out with me finding out that I passed the bar exam (I was sworn in this morning!) and ended with Thanksgiving and my birthday. Overall, it went pretty w... Read more
November Measurements
Sunday, November 29, 2009      19 comments

Measurements time, yet again. Last month I was a bit underwhelmed with my measurements considering I'd burned more calories than ever before. How will November stack up? I weighed myself post-Thanksgiving and I didn't gain any weight, so that's ... Read more
Post-Tday Roundup
Saturday, November 28, 2009      18 comments

Hi everyone! Hope you enjoyed your holiday and are back to healthy habits. My Thanksgiving didn't go too badly food-wise. I tried everything but I didn't go crazy and since it was basically my only meal for the day (I had a fruit and soymilk smo... Read more
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      8 comments

I'm pumped. Even though the rain doesn't seem to want to quit. I'm going to mud run! The ankle is feeling a whole lot better and I think I'll be ready to go! Thanks for all your support and well wishes. And... here's my playlist! ... Read more
Trotting Tomorrow!
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      21 comments

So I had a great run yesterday... and then I came out of the gym and tripped on a pothole. WHAT? Stuff like this only happens to me. I felt OK for most of the day, but came home from work with my ankle really sore. I iced it and slept it of... Read more
The End (of the Month) is Nigh...
Sunday, November 22, 2009      19 comments

...and I noticed that for the last 4-5 days, I've been eating at the upper end of my calorie range (around 1600), and I'm going to try my hardest this week to put an end to that in preparation for Thanksgiving. I had a good weekend (around 1400 ... Read more
"Ouchy Ouch" and Other Thoughts
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      38 comments

Everyone who said my muscles would be aching after doing my first session of Jillian Michaels' 30 Day Shred (30DS) was NOT KIDDING. Of course, I felt GREAT after my first session on Monday morning, and somehow felt compelled to do ANOTHER sessio... Read more
Balls, Weights, Bands, and Shred!
Monday, November 16, 2009      27 comments

I forgot to mention in my last blog that along with the British store, we made a stop at the local T.J. Maxx's fitness section to stock up on some home fitness equipment on Saturday. I bought some 3 lb and 6 lb hand weights, a stability ball, an... Read more
The Thirteenth and Beyond
Sunday, November 15, 2009      12 comments

It turned out not to be the luckiest of Friday the Thirteenth, but I got through it. As I mentioned in my last blog, I was STARVING all day on Friday and it really frustrated me. Thanks to all of you, I realized it wasn't the end of the world. I... Read more
Hungry Horrors
Friday, November 13, 2009      25 comments

For the first time in a loooooooooong time, I have the hungry horrors. I had a great substantial breakfast with balanced protein and carbs, but was still starving at 10:30am and had a little snack. Still hungry at 11:30am. So I ate my sandwich e... Read more

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