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Fastest 5k - Week One
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

I am doing a training program called Fastest 5k this month. The creator of this program is Todd Lange who also has the podcasts. For information go to . Todd is such a great coach, he is very suppo... Read more
Sunday, January 02, 2011      1 comments

Well, I started out my New year without accomplishing my first goal for the year - to run a virtual 5k. The weather here in MN just was not cooperating with me. The nerve. It was cold and windy and the road conditions were listed as difficult. S... Read more
They say it is too hard...
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      1 comments

The other day I was reading reviews of some diets such as Eat to Live, The Pritkin Diet - both these diets emphasize eating food that are close to how they grow, i.e. unprocessed. I read some of the negative comments and noticed two criticism t... Read more
Having Difficulty Staying Focused
Thursday, December 23, 2010      4 comments

I am doing a lot of traveling back and forth from home to visiting family members and I am having a hard time staying focused on eating foods that will provide the nutrients I should be getting. Instead I am finding myself eating foods that are ... Read more
The Good, Bad and ....
Monday, December 20, 2010      0 comments

ha, you thought I was going to say ugly, didn't you? Or is my age showing? This week is hard for me - been traveling and visiting family - Car trips are a trigger for me and I overate junk food during y drive time. Fortunately, my husb... Read more
Saturday, December 18, 2010      4 comments

I think I took a vacation from sense and sensibility yesterday - talk about bad eating choices. I got a reality check on how easy it is NOT to eat even the minimum servings of fruits and vegetables. Just don't do it. I am glad that is no... Read more
What About my pet?
Thursday, December 16, 2010      4 comments

I have a cat that is overweight and I have been trying for years to get her to lose weight. At the last vet visit, I was told that since my cat's weight was remaining steady over the past couple of years to keep and since I was using a better br... Read more
Baby, it's cold outside...
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      1 comments

Minnesota is having a cold snap. It seems like everytime it cold, I wonder why am I living in Minnesota. Then I think back to the years I lived in Florida and remember that I like it here because of the change in seasons. It is too cold fo... Read more
A small woohoo, but a woohoo nonetheless
Saturday, December 11, 2010      1 comments

emoticon I goal I set for myself this month was to make it through Bob Harper's Inside Out Method Pure Burn Sup... Read more
Speed bump in the road
Friday, December 10, 2010      1 comments

I woke up this morning wishing I could could redo yesterday - it was a bad day for me in terms of what I ate and lack of exercise. It all started when I grabbed a leftover biscuit for breakfast instead of my whole grain cereal and fruit. T... Read more
Goal Setting
Thursday, December 09, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday, I posted a blog "Almost, but not quite" in which I mentioned how I almost made it through Bob Harper's Inside Out Method Pure Burn Super strength workout. Some one commented on how I ought not be too hard on myself because I did not m... Read more
Almost, but not quite
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      3 comments

This month I am doing Bob Harper's Inside Out Method Pure Burn Super Strength dvd workout. It is my goal to be able to actually finish this thing by Decemebr 25 - Today, I made it to the last exercise before I needed a breather. It is bitt... Read more
Despite my mid-night eating
Sunday, December 05, 2010      2 comments

The scale was kind to me this morning. I seem to be eating in the middle of the night lately. I spent yesterday shoveling snow for 2 1/2 hours and did well with my eating - until I woke up in the middle of the night. I started out eating a cup... Read more
Day 4 of the MN Sparks Fat Kicker December Challenge
Saturday, December 04, 2010      1 comments

wow! This challenge is keeping me focused, at least for this week. I have such a hard time sticking with a plan. I feel like I am putting more effort into little changes like making sure I drink enough water - I am finding that I am actually sle... Read more
Choices have consequences
Friday, December 03, 2010      1 comments

I am going through some personal issues right now with some family members. One is particular is making some impulse decisions and may well have some negative consequences in the near future. Unfortunately, reasoning with this person is out of t... Read more

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