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Moved to Texas - yeehaw!
Thursday, September 29, 2011      0 comments

After divorcing my husband, there was no reason to stay in MN anymore, other than my job. Winters are brutal there & I was really tired of being cooped up indoors for months at a time, so I decided to bail. After some research, Austin, TX is w... Read more
Changes keep happening
Sunday, July 10, 2011      0 comments

So first off...I can run 3 miles now and getting faster at it. I was planning on running a 5k this summer, but I'm too busy to train consistently, plus the weather is super hot and humid. So, I run in the gym. The reason I'm so busy is be... Read more
Biked 20 miles!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      3 comments

I never thought I'd manage to go 20 miles under my own power, whether it be bicycle, roller blades, running, walking, whatever. It seemed like such a vast distance. Yesterday with my friend, Carrie, I managed to bicycle a 20 mile loop! It was... Read more
Not tracking anymore, but being mindful
Monday, May 16, 2011      1 comments

I never thought I'd get my metabolism back. It's back with a vengeance, though! I no longer need to track my calories, however I am very mindful of what/how much I eat. A typical day for me is: Breakfast: A smoothie made with almond mil... Read more
I ran my first race! (Just 1 mile)
Friday, May 13, 2011      5 comments

I ran the TC Medtronic 1 mile race in downtown Minneapolis last night! I struggled - it felt like everyone was WAAAAY faster than me, so I thought I didn't even manage a ... Read more
Running!
Thursday, April 21, 2011      6 comments

I ran my first non-stop mile a couple of weeks ago and this past weekend was able to run 1.5 miles at a 10 min mile pace. Yay! I am going to start training and do a 5k this summer. I don't know which one yet, but there are a ton to choose fro... Read more
Changes
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      2 comments

I left my husband last month. He had become incredibly negative, moody, obsessive & narcissistic, then started showing clear signs of having bipolar disorder. I asked him several times over the past few months to please go get help, but he ref... Read more
I did the Polar Bear Plunge today!
Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

I did it! Check out my two new photos. Wooooohoooooo! ... Read more
Appetite is back!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      2 comments

I was able to get my cast off and once I started exercising more and being able to lift weights again, my appetite came back, yay! I've stopped losing weight and am starting to look healthy again. I have a polar bear plunge next weekend!... Read more
Whoops - TOO thin
Thursday, January 20, 2011      3 comments

After some recent stress in my life, my appetite completely shut off. That, combined with very little upper body strength training has resulted in me getting too thin and not eating nearly enough. I'm having to start tracking again, this t... Read more
I broke my wrist!
Monday, December 20, 2010      3 comments

My second time ice skating and I fell and broke my wrist. I havre to type one-handed, which should really make work interesting... ... Read more
Domestic Day
Saturday, November 06, 2010      1 comments

I've spent the morning cleaning house & baking bread. Hope the bread turns out well - it's a maple wheat bread....mmm, mmmm! I'm making chicken adobo with brown rice for dinner tonight, along with acorn squash and we'll have the bread too. I ... Read more
High Intensity Interval Training and Body Weight Exercises
Saturday, October 30, 2010      4 comments

I haven't been tracking anything online lately. I just make sure to eat healthfully most days and exercise roughly every other day, with a speedwalk at lunch on weekdays as well. I am continuing to drop the stubborn fat that still resides on m... Read more
Great workout and a big meal
Friday, October 15, 2010      1 comments

My husband and I went over to our friend, Barry's apartment yesterday after work. He has a gym in his apartment building, so the 3 of us workout together sometimes. He's been on the same road with us, started out pudgy and out of shape and eat... Read more
Not enough calories
Monday, October 04, 2010      2 comments

I'm having to track a little bit again because I'm not getting ENOUGH calories now! I tend to be deficient in over all calories and protein. We're trying to cut back on the meat that we eat, for our health and because it's better for our world... Read more

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