Another (HAPPY!) Running Blog
Friday, April 16, 2010      12 comments

What a great way to end the week! Last night I ran my longest distance yet at a little over 6 miles--without a stop! I feel so proud of that. My pace was by no means swift (13:58ish?), but that I'm even able to keep jogging for that muc... Read more
Lesson Learned & etc.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      7 comments

So... because I'd spent so much on groceries this past month and felt like we should use up what we had in the house, I didn't go grocery shopping last week. Lesson learned! The night before last, as I was planning my grocery list, my husband ... Read more
Monthly Update for 3/9-4-9 (I'VE LOST 70 POUNDS TOTAL--YAY!)
Friday, April 09, 2010      17 comments

Here's my update for the month! I'm super excited to have hit some HUGE milestones this month! Number of days: 32 (March 9th-April 9th) FITNESS Average number of calories burned per day according to Body Bugg: 2850 Average numbe... Read more
What "HEALTH" Is For Me (AKA, A Healing Blog, And My New Favorite!)
Friday, April 02, 2010      12 comments

I feel like I need to reaffirm these things for myself lately. Following are twenty things I KNOW being healthy means to me with some affirmations after them. Writing this was incredibly helpful. I feel re-centered and rejuveniated. I hope s... Read more
Ready for APRIL
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      5 comments

There's that old adage about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. It seems like March came in like a lion and is going out like... well, a lion. And I ain't just talking about the weather, people (though here in NJ it's prett... Read more
The Week and My Head Space
Friday, March 26, 2010      6 comments

What a strange week! I think I mentioned we received word that our oldest kitty had 6-12 months left to live. We took her to the vet who told us that the lump on her underside was absolutely cancer--that in his 20+ years of experience, h... Read more
Musings on This Morning's Healthy Reflections
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      4 comments

This morning, the sparkpeople "healthy reflections" email said this: "What we can learn from our path to the present: Often in moments of discouragement or depression, it's easy to feel that your life is going nowhere or that change is imp... Read more
Making Peace with What IS
Sunday, March 21, 2010      4 comments

This is what I'm practicing tonight. I can come up with a lot of reasons to feel frustrated with the way things are right now. But tonight, I'm choosing not to beat myself up, not to wish for things to be any different than they are, not to fe... Read more
My 31st Year
Friday, March 19, 2010      8 comments

Today is my 31st birthday. In honor of it, I find myself reflective today, particularly of the past year. It's been a pretty big year! In celebration of it, I've decided to include the highlights here: 1) I reached out to an integrative ... Read more
Power Outage, Hip Pain, Weight Loss, "Skinny" Jeans
Monday, March 15, 2010      7 comments

Well, I'm back up and running! We were without power here from earlyish Saturday until tonight. But it's back up and running now. It was frustrating to be without power, but I'm really not going to complain. My husband, handy dude that he is... Read more
The week, it ends.
Friday, March 12, 2010      8 comments

Ouch. What a week! I'm happy to sned it off. Unfortunately, we found out this week that our oldest kitty (she's about 11-12) has cancer and will likely only be with us another 6-12 months. This was such heartbreaking news! Wednesday n... Read more
Yoga Class
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      10 comments

What an adventure this morning! I've had in my head for a while that I wanted to try my first yoga class sometime soon since there is a yoga studio in the same building as my chiropractor. There are four beginners classes offered there by four... Read more
Monthly Progress Report for 2/5-3/8
Monday, March 08, 2010      6 comments

Here's my update for the month! Number of days: 32 (February 5th-March 8th) FITNESS Average number of calories burned per day according to Body Bugg: 2697 Average number of daily steps according to BB: 8,071 Average time spent "... Read more
Ten Reasons I'm Glad I Started AND Stuck with It!
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      14 comments

I need a little positivity today, so here it is! Ten reasons I can think of today that speak to why I'm glad I started to change the way I was living my life--AND why I'm glad I've stuck to it (AND made a plan I COULD stick to). 1) Back ... Read more
Monday, March 01, 2010      9 comments

No joke. Sometime yesterday it hit me: I'm a real and true, legit runner. I've wanted to be a runner since... well, forever, and I've just never been able to run enough--or run FAST enough--that I felt like one. I feel like one now! ... Read more

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