NEWSGIRL2177's Blogs

Note to self: Oh yeah...
Thursday, January 19, 2012      8 comments

When I get up early and sweat to things like this: My skin feels amazing (kinda sorta) like this: ... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2012      9 comments

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I haven’t done this since I was in my late teens. But I can’t help seeing the new year (and each new month) as a opportunity for renewal and goal setting. The past few months have been pretty stressful ... Read more
Walking through molasses
Sunday, December 11, 2011      6 comments

This is how I feel like I’m moving through my life at this point. Most days, I feel aimless, stressed out, and unproductive. I don’t want this blog to be a big b*tchfest about how stressed I am, but that’s really all that’s going on with me. ... Read more
I'm a runner now (long LONG blog)
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      14 comments

I started running Aug. 2 with the Couch to 5K program. While I was training, I kept a private journal so I could look back when I finished and see how things went. Here’s a quick (OK, not that quick) look at my journey: Week 1: “Running is ... Read more
INSPIRE Challenge #3: Podcasts
Friday, August 19, 2011      7 comments

This week's challenge was to listen to two different podcasts and let everyone know what you learned from them. I knew I wanted one of them to be the Jillian Michaels podcast because I was curious about it. I watch the Biggest Loser and I ... Read more
DIY Challenge finale!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      9 comments

This challenge was certainly a challenge for me -- and I loved it! My goals were always right there in my face, where I need them. And even though I didn't lose much weight, I gained a few other things along the way. Here are the results: M... Read more
INSPIRE Challenge #2: Goals met!
Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

Whew! This week was really interesting with this challenge. The main challenge was to do 2 yoga sessions, and I did the second class this morning. I'm not too bendy, so I'm always a tiny bit fearful of yoga classes, but I'm also really moti... Read more
August CSA goodies
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      7 comments

It's that time again: my bi-weekly CSA pickup. Here's a look at the haul: I got yellow and green beans, two heads of romaine, zucchini, strawberries, heirloom a... Read more
INSPIRE Challenge #2: Yoga and changing things up
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      4 comments

Our main challenge this week is to do yoga twice. I took a yoga class with WOLFKITTY on Sunday morning and we're going to take another one later in the week. I wanted to take 2 yoga classes each week anyway, so this will be good for me! I feel l... Read more
I'm running...jogging...OK, I'm shuffling
Thursday, August 04, 2011      18 comments

Today was my second day of the Couch to 5K program. I'm just happy I made it this far! Yeah, I said Day 2. I've never made it past the first day the other handful of times I started. But this time, I'm in it to win it. I'm determined to take as ... Read more
DIY Challenge: It's August! (plus new shoes and sweaty proof)
Monday, August 01, 2011      7 comments

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DIY Challenge: July final!
Monday, August 01, 2011      6 comments

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I did it! 10,000 mins.
Saturday, July 30, 2011      9 comments

I'm pretty excited about this! Today, I reached (no, actually I exceeded) 10,000 fitness minutes since I started in January. I can't tell you how happy this makes me. When I started, I think my original, Spark-assigned goal was 3,550 or so... Read more
FEF Challenge: Review
Thursday, July 28, 2011      3 comments

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July CSA goodies
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      6 comments

I have belonged to a CSA for about 2 years and I absolutely love it! For those who don't know what that is, CSA stands for community-supported agriculture. I basically buy a share of a farm's crops and I get a big box of fresh fruits and vegetab... Read more

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