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WTTS #3: The Perils of Weight Loss--Embarrassment! TMI!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      26 comments

So, this is an embarrassing little indignity I suffered due to my weightloss. It is a little TMI but I hope it makes you laugh. Last night I was on the treadmill at the gym. I did my five minute warm up walking and then started to run. Afte... Read more
WTTS #2: Doing What Works
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

A big shout out to MSFICOSCORE. Her comment on my last blog was the first thing I saw this morning and inspired me to work out today. I've been trying to figure out what has been interfering with my workouts and I think it is a pretty simple thi... Read more
The Road to Onederland
Monday, February 15, 2010      5 comments

The Road to Onederland is paved with good intentions. At 213 pounds, I could be in Onederland within the next six weeks. Yet I feel myself running out of steam. Fortunately, I am still eating right and getting in a bit of exercise. But... Read more
Race Report! PICS!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      29 comments

Well, guys, with your encouragement, love and support, I did it. I ran my first 5K. I banished the word "can't" from my personal vocabulary. I left behind my fourth grade humiliation of being the last one to complete a mile. ... Read more
Scared and Excited!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      14 comments

Tomorrow is my first 5k! I'm a little nervous but really excited. The race is at 8am. Please run in spirit with me! I did not get a chance to finish Week 9 of C25K but I will. Can I count the actual race as one of my C25K work outs? ... Read more
January Progress and February Goals
Sunday, January 31, 2010      8 comments

I am thankful for my progress in the month of January. I lost 6.8 lbs and met my initial goal of 30 lbs. I see my weight loss in 'phases'--increments of 30 lbs. Right now, I am hoping to complete three phases. Phase #2 is just beginning! I ... Read more
Buckling Down!!
Saturday, January 23, 2010      5 comments

I need to buckle down on my nutrition. I only lost 1.4 lbs this week. Yes, I realize that is really good. But I am hovering at 29.8 lbs down and I insist on meeting my initial goal of 30 lbs down sooner rather than later! Working out is vit... Read more
MyTrouble Goal: Restaurants
Thursday, January 21, 2010      3 comments

For Lifestyle Change #4, I have to blog about my trouble goal. I spent a few days thinking about this. What really sets back my progress the most? Sometimes, I overeat or skip workouts but I consider those mistakes to be part of the process, not... Read more
13 Minute Mile!!!
Thursday, January 21, 2010      6 comments

I've been phoning it in with my runs for the last few weeks. I am moving on to Week 9 of C25K but I was having doubts about whether I would be able to complete my 5K running the whole time. So, I decided to try and take things to the next level ... Read more
How bad is my bad habit?
Monday, January 18, 2010      12 comments

215.8. I kind of can't believe it. I am .8 pounds away from my first goal of 30 pounds lost. I am some one who has always believed I had a "bad metabolism"--that I couldn't eat like my friends who could eat anything and everything without gettin... Read more
My Husband's Love
Sunday, January 17, 2010      15 comments

See how much my husband loves me? I didn't want all the calories from my hamburger bun so I was only going to eat one side of the bun. But he didn't want me eating a "deformed hamburger" so he fixed it for me! ... Read more
A Week of Work Outs
Sunday, January 17, 2010      5 comments

Here is my workout schedule for the week. This week's goal is to finally hit my first goal of 30 lbs done. When I do this, I will reset my ticker to reflect the next 30. I know this is going to happen this week, I can feel it!! Monday Mor... Read more
The Calm Before The Storm
Saturday, January 16, 2010      8 comments

My journey has been about so much more than food and exercise. I have really been learning how to take care of myself in all ways. Thanks to Spark, I have learned how to become a healthy person. Learning how to care for myself in this basic, fun... Read more
It's Official.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      8 comments

It's official. My size 14 pants and XL tops are decidedly not poppin'. I put together what I consider to be a cute outfit for school today. Skinny jeans with knee high boots and an olive green tunic. I felt like I was rocking it. I neg... Read more
A Gift from Sparkpeople
Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

Sparkpeople has given me many gifts. Through Spark, I have lost 25 pounds, improved my self-confidence and organizational skills. I have developed focus, gained energy and discovered courage I didn't know I had. However, the greatest gift Spark ... Read more

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