DIY: Down and Dirty Ph.D. Challenge
Friday, July 01, 2011      5 comments

DIY Challenge Entry Form My Challenge Name: Down and Dirty Ph. D. Challenge (Cause I have a master's degree in this crap...) My Starting Weight: 229.4 Four Other things I will be measuring during this challenge & their current st... Read more
101 things, day 26
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      4 comments

Sweet love of #76: Eliminate $34,661 in debt! We sold my mustang, and traded our brand new minivan down for a nice used one. I used my Christmas money to pay off a small bill as well. Debt demolished: approx. $17,100. Whoa! All of this cam... Read more
101 things: day 12
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      4 comments

Update: day 12 I started with # 74: Find out the total $ amount of our debt. It’s a scary-big number. Too scary to say out loud. But I’ve faced it, and I’m not backing down! ( I have to laugh, as I type this Lu is napping nearby with AO... Read more
101 Things In 1001 Days
Sunday, January 02, 2011      5 comments

I am really excited about this! I love making New Year's Resolutions, but when I heard about the Day Zero Project I decided to go this route instead. Yeah for new beginnings! Things to do with Lulu 1 Go hiking at Rock Bridge State P... Read more
How to lose weight over the holidays
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      7 comments

I’ve done it twice. Facing the holidays while I'm trying to lose the baby weight, I really wanted to refocus and remember what has worked for me before. These are some of the strategies that helped me get down to my goal weight before I had Lu... Read more
four things.... (borrowed from a very nice sparker!)
Monday, November 22, 2010      0 comments

These are always a fun way to get to know one another. Copy and paste, then post your own answers. :) Four jobs I have had in my life: 1. literacy tutor 2. librarian 3. running the scale at a rock quarry 4. speech languag... Read more
Girl vs. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Blizzard
Monday, November 15, 2010      1 comments

I could do it. I could go to Dairy Queen and get a medium cookie dough blizzard. I have a 45 minute drive home, I could eat it on the way. No one would know, you’re all by yourself. (This last thought is a whole other post.) If my life ... Read more
team paxton: the quirks
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      0 comments

#2: Colored socks make his feet itch. Or: he is absurdly body-aware. #3: When he can't find something immediately, he goes into code red. The item is gone. The item will never be seen again. And he needs it Right Now. #5: I can't return... Read more
A note on marathon tapers
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

Maybe you are feeling scrappy, because you’re halfway through your 2-week taper, and you haven’t been running your hiney off. And you’ve got some extra energy. And maybe you’ve been strength training 2-3 times a week. And all that plus th... Read more
Umm... went over on carbs today
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      1 comments

because hubs wanted DQ. And so I had DQ. But that totally counts as carbo loading for the marathon, right? Right???... Read more
So I went to the doctor last week and she told me…
Monday, May 25, 2009      0 comments

That I should ‘lay off the running’ after my marathon on 5-31-09. Because… If you are one of those TMI people, you should stop reading now, k? Since hubs and I stopped taking BCP in August, I had 2 regular cycles and then insanity. 4... Read more
Give it up.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      1 comments

Early in this journey, I was loosing weight at a mad rate. Not unhealthy, but fast. I got a lot of questions/comments that I don¡¦t hear so much anymore, and one that I¡¦d almost forgotten was this: How do you find the time to exercise? (Vari... Read more
What does it look like?
Friday, May 15, 2009      1 comments

Lots of people have asked me if I am done losing weight. Most of them have freely shared their opinion about it, too, which is a whole other story. But I finally told my friend Celeste, whom I met at Weight Watchers, that I didn’t really care ... Read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      1 comments

20: the number of miles I ran tonight. 2: the number of aching buttocks I have. 8: the number of miles my hubs ran with me. (The last 8. He racked up 26 miles total.) 1: the number of knees I've already blown out in my lifetime. 4: t... Read more
Baby Mama Drama
Sunday, May 10, 2009      1 comments

I don’t know what it was about today, but I was aching to be pregnant. It might have been the sermon, full of advice on raising a good family. It might have been the many happy mothers there. Maybe it was writing the message in my mom’s Mday ... Read more

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