Kari and Yiking!
Thursday, August 07, 2014      4 comments

I talked to Kari tonight and she is on her way back to healthy. Her packing was removed and is healing well. She has to lay low for the weekend, but then she should be good to go! YEAH!!! Back to training again on Monday! In other news, ... Read more
Kari update
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      2 comments

I took Kari to get the packing removed today only to find out that the ER doctors were wrong about how long she needed the packing in. Two more days! She is really trying to be strong but limited sleep and pain are not helping. I have to admi... Read more
The race...
Monday, August 04, 2014      6 comments

There is a story to this picture and a lesson never quitting! I am the one on the left. Kari is my training buddy. She has never run a 5k before. She has never b... Read more
3 months later...
Friday, August 01, 2014      4 comments

I haven't blogged in 3 whole months. I have all kinds of excuses, but the truth is I've been out living life for all its worth and making up for the miserable winter we had. In the last three months, I have gotten settled into my new apa... Read more
Day 30 - Changes and my Kryptonite
Thursday, May 01, 2014      10 comments

You know that feeling after you've been eating really good-for-you-food for a while and then you have something really rich, delicious, and wonderful, but then you realize that your body doesn't react as well to rich food as it used to. Inst... Read more
Day 27 - Success and other fun stuff!
Monday, April 28, 2014      3 comments

I did it! I got up this morning at 6ish and went for a walk! I am not a morning person and I had some weird dreams last night, but I still got up and went and on a Monday no less! I knew I just needed to do it and I'd be okay, but sometimes t... Read more
Day 23 - 6 a.m. - baby steps = small victories
Thursday, April 24, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday at 6 a.m I was supposed to get up and go for a walk/run. Instead, I got up and went to the bathroom and crawled back into bed. Today I was all dressed in my workout clothes because I wore them to bed and I actually got up! It was ra... Read more
Day 22 - Oops, I Did it Again!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      1 comments

Drat! Crud! Oops, I did it again. I was going to get up this morning and go for a walk/run. I had made a plan with my weightloss/nutrition student counselor that I would add morning workouts 3 days a week. Specifically so that I can take Fri... Read more
Day 21 - Bathing Suits
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      6 comments

This article was on my Start page this morning.
?id=1626 "Your body is the vehicle that ... Read more
Day 20 - Friendship or something like it.
Monday, April 21, 2014      7 comments

I read an amazing article today that got me thinking.
-dilemma-fin_b_5039659.html "You see, it was the ingestion of cutting remarks, judgmental glances, and out... Read more
Day 16 - Giving up
Thursday, April 17, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday was a weigh in day. I lost .6 pounds. I was sort of happy with the loss, but wished it was bigger. I've been working out a lot and trying to eat well and healthy. (not always succeeding, but doing pretty well). I have logged nearl... Read more
Day 13 - Lessons learned. Ouch!
Monday, April 14, 2014      5 comments

In the last 2 days I have gotten almost a week's worth of steps! (43,536) Today, I hurt! This weekend's intense activity has helped me get a few nuggets of information through my overly thick skull. First, water exercise is great for c... Read more
Day 9 - UFFDA!
Friday, April 11, 2014      4 comments

UFFDA! - translation for non Minnesotans/Norwegian Americans = similar to Oi Vey! Oh my Goodness! Wow! What the heck! all rolled into one! ... Read more
Day 7- Non Scale Victories
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      7 comments

Well, its been one week back at it. In the last week I have logged 25 miles, including 2 days that my tracker was either at home or in the case of Sunday, not working correctly! When I went to the doctor yesterday for my yearly appointment, th... Read more
Day 3 - Being Awesome!
Friday, April 04, 2014      5 comments

As I sit at my desk, huge chunks of snow from last night's snowstorm keep falling off the roof of the building and bouncing off my office window! It really is April 4th and I really live in Minnesota, not Alaska. Sadly, today I forgot to s... Read more

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