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Delicious Shiitake Tofu Miso - YUMMY!!! Recipe!!
Friday, November 30, 2012      3 comments

Please make this! It's GREAT!! 4 cps chicken or vegetable broth 1/4 cp dried shiitake mushrooms 1/4 cp miso paste 4 tsp soy sauce 3 oz firm tofu 2 green onions Bring the broth to a boil in a saucepan. Add the mushrooms, reduc... Read more
PICTURES: P90x Round I/Phase I Results (30 Days)
Friday, November 23, 2012      5 comments

These are the results from the first 4 weeks of P90x: Age: 37 Height: 5'8" Weight: - 6.6 lbs (192-185.4) Neck: same Chest (under breasts): - 0.75" Upper Arm (L): - 0.25" Waist (at smallest): - 0.75" Waist (at bellybutton): - 1... Read more
Egg Drop Soup - Delicious and Low Calorie!! (High Sodium Though!)
Friday, November 23, 2012      0 comments

I MUST share this recipe. I had it today with my protein shake after my strength training workout. The protein shake has a lot of calories, so I can't really drink that AND eat a full lunch on a calorie restricted diet. This recipe made soup tha... Read more
Finished P90x Week 5!!
Sunday, November 18, 2012      4 comments

Just a little update - still at it. Week 5 was rough with work. I managed to do all three weight training workouts and plyometrics. I missed two workouts, yoga and kempo. I did run two or so times last week. Anyway, my point is, it wasn't ... Read more
P90x Week 5 - Starting Tomorrow
Saturday, November 10, 2012      4 comments

I'm pretty excited that I've finished 4 weeks of P90x. The latest week was a "recovery week," which is not as easy as it sounds. You get a week off of weight lifting, but they kill you with cardio! I've noticed many improvements in my stren... Read more
November Goals (Late)
Friday, November 09, 2012      5 comments

I used to always post my monthly goals, but then stopped doing them and lost focus. I made October goals last month (which I met). I wrote my November goals down, but haven't had a chance to post them yet. So here they are: 1) Do 10 standar... Read more
PICTURES: Uh...Houston...we have a problem here. (Sort of!!!)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      9 comments

So, I bought these CUTE jeans with little diamondy things on the back pocket and I thought they would be SUPER adorable for a night out. So they became my goal jeans. Here they are the beginning of September at 205 lbs: ... Read more
Wicked 10k Official Results! New PR! (And blog flashback!)
Saturday, October 27, 2012      7 comments

I'm happy to say, in the face of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Sandy, I braved the Wicked 10k at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront this morning. The winds were SO harsh! There were a couple of times when I walked with my head down so my hat didn't blow o... Read more
P90x Week 2
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

So, after my last blog, I realized I needed to get back to some weight training. I started up P90x (after my last attempt a few years ago which I didn't finish). I am currently training for a 10k (which is next Saturday, thank goodness), so here... Read more
This is how weak I've allowed myself to get!!!
Monday, October 08, 2012      8 comments

This is not a self bashing blog, just a note of facts. (a) In 2010, I could do 33 standard form push-ups in a row. Today, I struggle to do one. (b) In 2010, using the assisted pull-up machine, I could pull-up 175 lbs of my body we... Read more
Question: Does your insurance pay for weight management appointments at the doc?
Saturday, October 06, 2012      8 comments

So, my primary care doctor is Patient First. I went to see the doc not too long ago about my weight and some options for me (BMI scale has me at obese at the time of the appointment). So, I paid my $20 co-pay, and insurance paid $30 (it looks li... Read more
Operation Drop Three Sacks of Potatoes has been going on for years!!
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      4 comments

Operation Drop Three Sacks of Potatoes started on July 4, 2010 at 208.8 lbs. The idea was to get rid of 3 sacks of potatoes, so that running was easier. Sack 1 - 208.8 - 200 (8.8 lbs) has come and gone at least 5 times since then. Sack 2... Read more
Perfect Diet - No F'ing Weight Loss All Week
Sunday, September 30, 2012      5 comments

So, I weighed in last Monday at 196.6 - very good. All this week I have gotten on the scale and it says 197.0, not one tenth of a pound up or down, always 197 on the nose. My diet this week has been PERFECT at 1300 calories a day (exactly on ave... Read more
New Rules of Lifting for Women - Start
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

I hate posting things when I first start them, because them I'm sort of held accountable for my failures, but here it is, I started a weight lifting program. Nothing really special, just a book I picked up that I had read some good reviews... Read more
My Fitness Pal
Thursday, April 19, 2012      2 comments

I just have to say, I love spark and my heart will always be here, but the My Fitness Pal app has kept me on track this year. I've logged in every day for 80 some days. That's logging my food and exercise every day. It's why I've been doing so w... Read more

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