50 lbs lost!!! FIFTY POUNDS!! HOLY COW!!!
Saturday, August 09, 2008      3 comments

So, today was one of those days when I woke up in the afternoon and prayed that the scale moved in the right direction. I mean, really it had no choice, I had done no wrong!! Sure enough, it read 217.8!! That's 50 lbs down from last December wh... Read more
Got a new Cannondale Synapse bike!!! Yay!!
Wednesday, August 06, 2008      1 comments

So, in my effort to cross-train, I bought a bike (and so did my girlfriend). It set me back about $1300 with stuff and bike shorts. My first day I rode a humble 8 miles and tomorrow I'm going to double that. No butt pain (thank goodness). ... Read more
I jogged 2 miles!!
Monday, August 04, 2008      5 comments

Yay! Another milestone!! I didn't time myself; it was a slow jog, but I jogged all the way! It helped that it was late at night, so probably only in the upper 70's. Once the sun hits me, I'm done. My goal is to get to 3.5 miles so t... Read more
Forgive me Sparkpeople for I have sinned...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008      6 comments

It's been eight days since my last blog and since then I have committed horrible diet atrocities. 1. I haven't worked almost a week. 2. I ate Mexican...and lots of it. 3. Today I ate Crab Rangoons. 4. I made a quart and a ha... Read more
How I got this way - How I've lost 45 lbs and - How I plan to continue...
Tuesday, July 15, 2008      4 comments

How I got this way - How I've lost 45 lbs and - How I plan to continue... I may change this to my introduction some day. Right now it's going to sit smack in the center of my blogs until I achieve more. I know that many of us have lost 45... Read more
Running/Jogging/Walking Times
Monday, July 14, 2008      2 comments

I'm just creating this blog to edit as I go to track my jogging/running progress ON THE TREADMILL. Nothing breathtaking here :) I've recently been schooled about the difference on jogging outside and it's WAY different. I'm working on THAT too... Read more
New Success in my Running: 1.5 miles at once!
Friday, July 11, 2008      2 comments

Yesterday, after three days of rest (okay, wasn't three days of REST, but pure laziness on day 2 and 3), I ran. Here's how I did: First 1.5 miles ~ 20 minutes (that's a 13.3 minute mile pace!) Last 1.5 miles ~ 25 minutes (only ra... Read more
It wasn't a fluke!
Thursday, July 03, 2008      3 comments

I jogged another mile the very next day :) And I'm going to do it again today!!! YAY!!!... Read more
I did it!! I jogged 1 mile :)
Monday, June 30, 2008      7 comments

I have been wanting to do it for some time - and today I did it!!! Okay, I had to slow the pace WAY down, but I jogged for 14 minutes, which at a 14 min mile pace, makes it a full mile! I figure the important thing is that I hung in there f... Read more
Some days I'm happy....some days I'm not....
Tuesday, June 17, 2008      1 comments

In the past 7 months, while I've been on this progressive journey to improve my diet and health, I have days where I think I'll reach my goals and days that I think I won't. I'm not depressed...I can't explain it. So, I visit SP and cruise all... Read more
Moved down from Obese II to Obese I .... YAY!!
Sunday, June 15, 2008      1 comments

So, when I started this journey, I was classified as morbidly obese. Slowly, I've made progress .... passing through "Obese III" to "Obese II." My newest accomplishment is I've moved down from the "Obese II" catagory to "Obese I". 228 lbs... Read more
Interval training and bike shopping....
Thursday, June 12, 2008      2 comments

I've been back on the treadmill after reading success story after success story. All of them say the same thing: they worked out - a lot!! Today I did a 45 minute workout, but the core part is a 24 minute cycle of running 2 minutes (at 11... Read more
Not eating enough...back to logging calories
Sunday, June 08, 2008      1 comments

I haven't lost one ounce since the beginning of the month. I am sure it's because I haven't been eating enough. So, I am back to logging calories, back to making sure that I get my 1200 calories. I haven't been having my yogurt or my afte... Read more
I hate exercise....
Friday, June 06, 2008      1 comments

I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT. I've gotta try something new.... Read more
238 lb goal - Throwing away clothes....
Friday, May 30, 2008      1 comments

I went through my closet today and tried on EVERYTHING. A lot of things that didn't fit me before, now fit after my 31 lb loss. A lot of things that I wore 31 lbs ago STILL fit. Why? Because I wore them insanely tight and now they are loose. ... Read more

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