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Day 58 - Going Primal
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      14 comments

I've decided to go Primal and Low-Carb. Most of you know I am severely gluten-intolerant... so this isn't the largest shift ever for me--in fact, I am already eating many of these foods and cooking 90% of my meals at home. The major shift is goi... Read more
Day 56 - Sunday Food Prep!
Saturday, April 06, 2013      7 comments

I love Sunday! Weekly Food Prep ---------------- -Slow cooker chicken breasts, sliced and cubed for sandwiches and salads -Cut up celery stalks & bell peppers w/ hummus -1 Dozen Hard-Boiled Eggs -Paleo Parsnip Cookies ht... Read more
Day 55.5 C25k W2D3
Saturday, April 06, 2013      2 comments

I did it!!! Oh man, the pool workout the other day made it really difficult. My left ankle/shin was screaming, and I had to slow down some of my walking intervals to stretch it... every excuse in the book ran through my head of why I should just... Read more
Day 55 - Week 8 Weigh-In
Friday, April 05, 2013      5 comments

Starting Weight: 419 Last Weigh-in (3/30): 357.7 Today's Weight: 359.2 This Week ---------------- Cardio Min: 158 (3 walk/runs, swimming) Strength Min: 20 Flexibility Min: 90 (stretching, yoga) Last night was a cheat... Read more
Day 54.5 - C25k W2D2
Thursday, April 04, 2013      4 comments

Done! Post-workout face You know... I could be wrong, but today was a lot easier than w2d1. Running just doesn't seem as hard as it did. Maybe I am getting used to ... Read more
Day 54 - No Whey
Thursday, April 04, 2013      8 comments

Yesterday was awful. I ate some stuff that didn't agree with me, and I felt like crap the entire afternoon/evening. I used to think I was just lactose-intolerant, a... Read more
Day 53 - March Inches Lost
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      7 comments

I actually gained inches in several areas, but I lost in the areas I wanted to lose. Apparently, my biceps, forearms, and hips got bigger. I am going to go ahead and attribute this to muscle gain! I'm perfectly happy with these numbers: LOS... Read more
Day 52 - My Running Gear
Monday, April 01, 2013      7 comments

Someone sent me a Sparkmail asking me about my running gear... so I thought I'd make a quick blog about it. Shoes - Asics Gel-Blur33 2.0. (I have several other pairs, th... Read more
Day 51 - Couch to 5k Week 2 Day 1!
Monday, April 01, 2013      2 comments

I did it. I woke up today feeling blehhh... grouchy, wanting to sleep in, knees were mad, IT bands were tight... I thought about skipping it... then I remembered how good my runs made me feel, and I reminded myself that I had an entire day to be... Read more
Day 50 - Sunday Food Prep!
Saturday, March 30, 2013      6 comments

Weekly Food Prep (Easter Edition) ---------------- -Ham, Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs, Roasted Baby Spring Veggies -Ham and Bean Soup w/ Kale (See a few blogs back for my Easter recipes) -Chef Meg's Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage (ground ch... Read more
Day 49 - Week 7 Weigh-In
Friday, March 29, 2013      5 comments

Starting Weight: 419 Last Weigh-in (3/16): 363 Today's Weight: 357.7 lbs lost: 5.3 lb Total lb Lost: 61.3 This Week ---------------- Cardio Min: 107 (3 walk/runs, 1 HIIT) Strength Min: 25 Flexibility Min: 90 (stretching) ... Read more
Day 48 - Fat Girl Running
Friday, March 29, 2013      11 comments

Today was the end of Couch to 5k week 1. I am so proud of myself for getting in all three runs this week! I used my Garmin for an outdoor run for the first time in a looong time! I've realized that I go so much faster outside compared to th... Read more
Day 47 - Healthy Easter Foods
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      12 comments

Ham. I has one. It was an impulse buy--from a local place (Smoking Goose Meatery). It's pasture-raised, no preservatives, and nitrite/nitrate free. It was brined with spi... Read more
Day 46 - Feeling the Burn
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      7 comments

I am on track!! I ran yesterday, beginning w1d1 of c25k. It went really well! Today I did HIIT on the stationary bike (15 sec fast, 60 slow, repeat 11 times+warmup and cooldown), followed by a good, deep stretch and some icing. I felt soo g... Read more
Infographic Recipes
Monday, March 25, 2013      7 comments

Some of my favorite recipes, shared in a different format: Veggies and Yogurt Dip
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