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Saturday run
Saturday, July 02, 2016      3 comments

I went for a run with my son today. I have looked forward to doing exercise with my kids since before I had kids. It was so lovely to go running with my boy! I laughed when we started and made the comment that to those driving past us, it loo... Read more
I am totally doing this!
Thursday, October 18, 2012      1 comments

I am succeeding with my plans! I have already logged over 1000 fitness minutes this month. I am running faster, and I feel wonderful. I have lost 2 pounds in the last 2 weeks, which is great! Now to just keep on doing it!... Read more
planning for success
Monday, September 24, 2012      2 comments

This morning I decided it was time to do a time trial run to gauge my improvement over time. I was able to do a mile and a half in 17.2 minutes. I think I will run one of these time trials once a month to monitor my improvement. I have planne... Read more
Positive thinking
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

I believe in the power of positive thinking. I have been working on challenging my negative thoughts and replacing them with positive ones, and you know what? I am so much happier! I have been given a gift in which people feel comfortable ta... Read more
Green drink
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      3 comments

I embarked on a green drink fast yesterday, and I feel wonderful. I decided it was time to do this in an effort to clear up some eczema. I have heard others have had success with this, so I thought it would be worth a shot. I will do this for... Read more
It is going to be an awesome day!
Friday, June 08, 2012      0 comments

I started out the day excellently. I ran for 30 minutes and then ate a nutritious breakfast. I am feeling good! My goal for today is to plan out a menu, and track it in advance on here so that I will have motivation to stick with my hea... Read more
Still trying
Thursday, March 01, 2012      1 comments

Well, here it is, March 1, and I have gained 5 pounds since my last post. HMMMM. I see a trend here. I don't keep promises to myself. I have set a goal to lose 20 pounds by the end of may. This will put me at 155. This is an achievable goa... Read more
trying something new
Thursday, September 29, 2011      4 comments

Okay, so obviously, my way of doing things is not working. I am still 170 pounds, months after setting goals to be 20 pounds lighter. I would currently weigh 150 pounds, if I had kept to my previous goals. I thought that if I just changed my ... Read more
results week 3 of no sugar
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

So I have lost another half pound, and this week I only lost a half an inch as well. Could it be that my body has already adapted to eating no sugar? Hmmm... I am going to continue eating no sugar, except for on Fridays, and I am going to star... Read more
results- week 2 - no sugar= EXCELLENT!
Thursday, June 23, 2011      1 comments

I lost half a pound, and usually I would be disappointed, BUT I lost 5 7/8 inches from my body! Nearly 6 inches gone! I lost an inch from my waist in one week. The scale does NOT know what is going on with my body! This week proves to me that... Read more
results of one week without sugar
Thursday, June 16, 2011      2 comments

I have successfully made it a full week without eating any sugar! Woot! I am down 2.5 pounds, and I have lost just over 3 inches from my body measurements. Most importantly, I have gained confidence in myself, and my ability to persevere. Tom... Read more
I am succeeding!
Monday, June 13, 2011      1 comments

I made a goal last thursday to limit my sugar intake, only eat good carbs, and increase my protein intake. I am proud to say that I am doing it! I am sticking with it! I haven't had any refined sugars, no candy, no treats of any kind, since l... Read more
Reality check!
Thursday, June 09, 2011      2 comments

Okay people, I cleaned out my closet yesterday. Nothing fits...nothing. I have 1 pair of jeans that I can still squeeze myself into, and 4 shirts that fit. I now have a box of beautiful clothes that I can go "shopping" from as I lose weight. ... Read more
5 mile race!
Saturday, May 21, 2011      2 comments

I ran a 5 mile race today! I felt great! My time was 54:45, which is a PR for me. I have another race coming up in 2 weeks. I will be running a 5 mile leg of a marathon relay, so I hope to be able to improve my time a little bit. My son ... Read more
Goal for today!
Monday, May 09, 2011      1 comments

I have been asking all of my skinny friends how come they are skinny. Here is an interesting commonality with all of their replies, " I limit my sugar intake", "Or I go off sugar when I start to see the scale moving up". Interesting, isn't it?... Read more

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