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Monday, May 10, 2010      3 comments

I just got back from a quick weekend get away to the Olympic Peninsula. If you don't know what i am talking about google it now. It is amazing! A wonderland full of soft ground, covered in moss and pine needles. Large cedars, pines, and firs... Read more
I've got my mind set on you...
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      2 comments

I have remained determined and focus for a length of time worth noting. I have always considered myself the "all over the place" type of gal. Well the new me is flexible but determined. Yesterday I swam more and harder than I ever imagi... Read more
Spring Reign
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      1 comments

I had two blissful moments today. The first was a pleasant surprise. I was finding myself all kinds of distracted while I was gearing up for a 4 mile run. I'd get my head phones ready and then I start folding laundry. I'd put my running pant... Read more
Moderation Makes it Happen
Monday, May 03, 2010      0 comments

About six months ago I use to drink at least one alcoholic beverage a night, sometimes two, but usually three? I can' t remember. At some point six months ago I realized that my lifestyle revolved around drinking needed to change. I didn't fe... Read more
A Lifestyle Change
Thursday, April 29, 2010      3 comments

I had this day dream that in a couple of months I won't need to track my nutrition because I will have made a habit of smaller portions sizes, and good food choices. I will have an awareness of what goes into my body and its nutrient value. ... Read more
Growing up is something you can measure...
Saturday, April 24, 2010      1 comments

My partner's child has been singing a song called "Growing Up" featured in Carebear movies, and it just melt my heart. It is all about treasuring the growing up experience. He loves it so much that we play You Tube videos of over and over agai... Read more
Friday, April 23, 2010      2 comments

I thought I was overtraining, but I was enjoying it so much that I couldn't stop. I am training for a triathlon that is just a bit over a month a way and I still at this point can't manage to swim consecutively for more than a lap. So I keep s... Read more
Even the nights are better...
Thursday, April 22, 2010      2 comments

I am sitting here with my partner discussing Air Supply as we listen to my newly purchased used vinyl record Air Supply's Greatest Hits. My partner, George isn't half as excited as I am about this new purchase. I understand. I mean with all r... Read more
Swim Fins and Flippy Floppies
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

Had two swim lessons yesterday, the first one with a friend, which totally kicked my butt. Then I get a phone call from the swim instructor I had be playing phone tag with that she could meet me at 5pm, the same day! What am I getting myself i... Read more
To Journal
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      2 comments

I have always wanted to keep an journal, but I have the hardest time committing to it, it seems as soon as I buy a journal I forget about it. I have been so proud of myself lately that I thought I would take advantage of my transformation and t... Read more
31 DAY Cycle
Thursday, April 15, 2010      3 comments

I have been living with PCOS since I can remember. In my late teens I rarely got my period, maybe 4 times a year. In my early twenties I started eating better and I would get my period about every other month, 6 times a year. Right before I ... Read more
Tipping Point
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

The last three days I have really started to notice some change in my body shape. I was surprised when I took my measurements. I seem to be right on track with hips and chest but my waist is the same size as my hips. Sure makes it diffi... Read more
Mind over matter, water, and whatever else.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      2 comments

So I took a break from triathlon training on Sunday. My partner George encouraged me to give my muscles a break and I too thought it was a good idea. So Monday (yesterday) I finally went to the natropath for my foggy head and fatigue. She tho... Read more
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      3 comments

A couple of weeks ago when I discovered Spark People, I was in a place where I was searching for some sort of answer or fix to my current feeling of heaviness, tightness, and overall lack of energy. I called a Natropath and scheduled an appoint... Read more
Triathlon Nearing
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      1 comments

My friend and I rode the 14 mile bike course today. It was a beautiful 60 degree day, slightly overcast with a nice breeze. The bike course was hilly but I really found it just challenging enough. I finished the training ride feeling strong, ... Read more

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