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28 to LOSE
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      1 comments

I have been in a real rut. A 6 month rut. I have been losing and gain 6 lbs over and over and over again. Sometimes I hold onto it all for weeks. Sometime progress is achieved and then WHAM back to where I started. This has been a disappoi... Read more
Consistency and Discipline
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      2 comments

I have been working on my parenting style these days. Now with a 6 month child and 5 year old step son in my life, I find I need to be on my toes a bit more. One step a head of the game, so they say. I have found myself, too many times, argui... Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2011      1 comments

For the last ten years I have struggled with making my health a life's priority because I favored long hard work, late night fun, alcohol, and cigarettes. There wasn't time to be healthy too. But I found inspiration throughout the years to do ... Read more
Feeling Great!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      1 comments

I had the worse fatigue in my first trimester, but now I feel great. I keep thinking it must be because of all the blood I am making. But, I don't know or really understand the science behind all of it. I remember last year this time, I was j... Read more
Prenatal Yoga
Thursday, March 31, 2011      1 comments

Yes! Yesterday I was planning on following my usual routine when I was reminded that the prenatal yoga series started just 1 hour after Zumba (usual routine.) I was on the fence when my massage therapist called and informed me that she could ... Read more
I'm back
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      0 comments

Oh it has been a long time. My spark fell asleep, I guess. In reality though my training slowed down last fall, although I had a PR in a 5K over Thanksgiving. Shortly after that I found out I was pregnant, and right after that came the mo... Read more
So close...
Friday, August 13, 2010      3 comments

I set out on this journey to lose 30 lbs by my 30th birthday. Ambitious! I know. But I think I did a great job. I lost 20! I have 10 more to go and they seem so much further away than I imagined! The truth is, I think I look great. I... Read more
a long drawn out chase scene
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

I have spent the last four weeks with one of a number of problems slowing me down, and I haven't liked it one bit. It was as if my life was on hold. It is the last thing you need when you decide to take charge of your life. I was at a s... Read more
I've got better things to do...
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      2 comments

I feel invigorated with a new life. It feels so good, because it is a reward well earned. I worked really hard to lose the 20 lbs. I eat well. I gave up some of my favorite things. Cream and sugar in my coffee, tomato and mayo sammies... I ... Read more
Declare Independence!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      3 comments

Make a change and make it right! Now is the time to take charge of your life. Be the change.... I have been finding myself, my own... biggest motivator. While I have been my worst enemy at times a new found strength, determination, and b... Read more
The Good Times are Killing Me...
Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

Summer is finally here and there is so much to do and not enough time in the day. This morning Laura came over and we went for a run through Avery park. I love running with Laura, she keeps a good pace and always has something interesting to s... Read more
My first Triathlon!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

I did it! I set a goal two months ago, and I did it and it felt great. I feel great right now! I am in total love with triathlons. I really didn't know what I was getting... Read more
On the up...
Monday, May 24, 2010      2 comments

After almost of week of feeling a bit cruddy, I am happy to say I am on the up. No more uncontrollable sneezing in coughing. You can hug me again. I feel sorta lucky. I just found out my office mate is in the hospital with the pneumonia. W... Read more
Spoke too soon...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      4 comments

I think all the stresses, the stresses that I handled so well, melted into a cold. Boo. I have two weeks until the triathlon, and a cold? Please? Yesterday I was getting packed up to go to the gym and swim, when I convinced myself to lay ... Read more
Its working...
Monday, May 17, 2010      3 comments

I coordinated kitchen volunteers, and food to make a delicious menu including food from our local farms this last week. I put an extra 20 hours a week in about my usual 25 hours at the Farm and 12 hours with the EMO Kitchen Coordination work th... Read more

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