Rule #5: Listen to your body
Today after work, I drove up to the north shore, planning to run along Brighton Beach. As I drove, it was relaxing to watch the waves on Lake Superior. Mother nature can be a beautiful thing! Eventually, I pulled over and shot some pictures.
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I am ready!
I am a person that believes in putting out positive energy. This is the reason I believe in putting out positive blog. This is not one of them. Sorry about that but I need to let out some frustrations.
For the last year and half, I have wor... Read more
First 17-Miler Recap
Yesterday, I decided I would train for Grandma's Marathon with an open heart and mind. I was even excited for today's long run. Imagine my excitement, though, when I looked outside and saw it was half snowing, half raining. I looked at the forec... Read more
New Rule Book
Ever since I decided to not run Grandma's Marathon, I have been seriously in the dumps and lost due to lack of a goal to work toward.
After weeks of him-hawing, I think I am going to go for it. What do I have to lose? Basically, I decided ... Read more
My Dietician Consultant
Last week, I posted a status about having an appointment with the campus dietician. Today was that day. Before I tell you about my appointment, please know if you are interested in going to a dietician, you should go on your own. All the informa... Read more
Sparkpeople Cookbook: My Review
It was love at first sight! From the beginning, I fell in love with the Sparkpeople Cookbook.
I lo... Read more
This month of April I have two main goals.
1. Get back to 160 from 165.6
2. Strength train 3 times a week
Today, I made the halfway mark! ... Read more
Either I am IN or OUT
A couple weeks back, I announced that I decided I wasn't going to run Grandma's Marathon in June. I had a good cry, called up the family, had another good cry, announced it on here. Once it's announced on here, it feels so official.
Well, ... Read more
My Reward for Lifting
My homework assignment from my personal trainer a couple weeks ago was to do 2 sessions each week. The first week I did THREE sessions in one week. Now for those folks that strength train three times a week, that LOVE to strength train, that LIV... Read more
Need Motivation? Look here!
Since joining the Wellness Center staff at my local Y, I considered the gym my new source of inspiration. When I have all my cleaning tasks done, I basically watch people work out.
Today was more inspiring than usual. Today a member raised... Read more
What are my odds of keeping this weight off?
It's a thought that I think about nearly everyday. Will I be part of the 15% that is determined to keep it off? I want to say yes. But, lately I am not too sure if I can beat the odds.
Today I was reading information about weight loss mana... Read more
How did this weight gain happen anyhow?
In my last blog, I admitted I gained approximately 10 pounds. That is the first step, right? Admitting you have a problem.
For the last three days, I have tracked and noticed I am over approximately 500 calories. Basically, the amount of ca... Read more
Gained 10 pounds! Grr!
Besides having limited time to train for Grandma's Marathon, I have gained approximately 10 pounds since the first week of February. Specifically, my weight has gone from 157.6 (February) to 165.6 (today).
I think gaining the weight and se... Read more
To Do Grandma's Marathon or Not...
For the last few weeks, I have been pondering if I really want to run Grandma's Marathon. Every week I ask myself the same thing: "When am I going to run the long run?"
In fact, I have tried blogging about it. The response I get is that tra... Read more
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Long Run Completed Out of Town!
Today, I am feeling like hot stuff, hehe!
First, I lifted THREE times this week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I haven't done that in a long time! So, I am going to say it myself. Way to go, Savannah!
The third time that I lifted ... Read more