LAURIE5658
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I made two discoveries today
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      7 comments

I made two discoveries today although I knew they were out there. The first is HungryGirls.com after reading about the website in our Daily log entry. I had heard about it and even saw the Spark team but never really looked at it. I love that pl... Read more
I am a RUNNER and if you think otherwise...shove it!
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      13 comments

I replied to a post earlier today that was titled something like "Jogger vs. Runner" and some of the replies twisted my knickers rather tightly. Some consider folks runners ONLY if they are good. I am sorry! I have busted my ass getting to where... Read more
Today was a wash
Monday, August 10, 2009      4 comments

I was literally worthless today because my energy level was pretty much zilch. Its pretty bad when you declare Monday your fitness day off ALREADY. I VOW THAT I WILL BE UP BRIGHT AND EARLY AND HITTING MY ROUTE! I did stay in my calories range th... Read more
Energizer Bunny
Saturday, August 08, 2009      5 comments

The beauty of taking one day out of the week and declaring it a fitness day off is that it can happen just like that. Yesterday was the day so that meant that today which is usually the day off was a fitness day. So, I decided that i had better ... Read more
Gymboss
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

I have another gadget coming cuz I love gadgets. This is a special timer for use during interval training and yep you guessed it...I chose the pink one. Last night's blog I mentioned that I was going to take my fitness to the next level and inte... Read more
Taking it to the next level
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      1 comments

I THINK I may be ready to take this Spark thing to the next level...I THINK. Up til now I insisted (to myself) that I was going to just do cardio because I hate HATE squats, lunges and crap like that...you know....strengthening crap. As I look a... Read more
Naturally Nutty Flavored Nut Butters ...I am in love!
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      4 comments

I believe it was last week and a Spark daily blog was about Naturally Nutty Flavored Nut Butters made by a fellow Sparker Katie Kearney. I do not know Katie personally but i knew I wanted to try her nut butters since I am a nut butter fool. I pl... Read more
Early EARLY mornings
Monday, August 03, 2009      7 comments

My plan was to get up at 5am to get my hour walk/run in and I woke up at 4:45am. Damn! I could have slept another 15 minutes but NOOOOO I had to wake up early. I did get up and I did get my hour in before heading off to work. Let me tell you...h... Read more
End of weekends suck
Sunday, August 02, 2009      4 comments

I abhor the end of weekends and we are now at that point in time. As per my schedule yesterday was my fitness day off and it was actually the first one when I did not feel like either a slacker or a failure. I embraced it rather well and it real... Read more
Hubby is home...
Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

...finally after spending a week camping in Oshkosh, WI at the annual EAA Airventure. He brought me a new assortment of pens that we always glean from exhibitors. I also received my tshirt and I consumed a genuine Wisconsin cheese curd that was ... Read more
You should see me...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      6 comments

...when I am getting geared up for a walk. I first put my chest band on for my Polar then my Polar and then I get my Ipod + Nike placed in the appropriate places and finally my runner's waist pack with my water and my cell phone in the pocket. I... Read more
A nice loooooong walk
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      3 comments

I worked 6am to 3pm so I could come home and take a good walk...nice and long. Unfortunately, my Ipod was synced before my Nike+ run was recorded and it was a long outing, too. Oh well...whadya gonna do? I walked AND ran for80 minutes for a dist... Read more
The odd art of Russian kettlebells
Saturday, July 25, 2009      3 comments

I have mentioned several times on my blog that I was going to try keetlebells which ALOT of folks haven't ever heard of before. I actually learned about them on SParkPeople. I had my first session with a certified kettlebell instructor today and... Read more
This blog entry is so boring...
Thursday, July 23, 2009      3 comments

...that I dare you to read it without yawning. I don't have much to say except that (knock on wood) the scale is inching downward. I have lost 7.4 pounds since May 10 so I think my metabolism is starting to catch up with itself. I was doing so ... Read more
My pants are falling down!
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      10 comments

I was walking down the hallway at the office today and my capris started falling off my hips. So if anyone asks me how I can gauge my progress? I know I am making progress when I can pull my pants down without unfastening them. Woot! Woot! ... Read more

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