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Yet another diet
Thursday, January 02, 2014      3 comments

Woman's World Magazine, a weekly magazine seems to have a new diet with each issue always promising quick results. Seriously? Is our attention span so short that a different diet is a marketing tool for the magazine on a weekly basis? Or is it ... Read more
I reached my running goal for the year
Monday, December 30, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday, I met my goal of running miles for the year: 600. I was not sure I would reach it because I had so many non-running weeks in the summer. But I put my mind to it and made the effort because I realized it was an attainable goal. I... Read more
New Year Goals
Thursday, December 26, 2013      2 comments

Well, it is that time again. My first goal is to get back to my maintenance weight, about 10 pounds. My focus will be on losing body fat % rather than just pounds. This means I will need to pay greater attention to the amount of fatty foods I ea... Read more
So close to meeting my running goal for the year
Saturday, December 21, 2013      2 comments

I went to the gym yesterday and ran 5 miles on the treadmill. I now have 16.4 miles to go until I reach my goal of 600 for the year. I felt good about my run. I started at 5.7 and then increased the speed 0.1 with each mile. I did well for... Read more
"Too comfortable being unhealthy"
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      10 comments

I watched an episode of Extreme Makeover last night and this was said my the husband who joined in the contestants' journey. That statement got me thinking that I, too, had became too comfortable being unhealthy at some point in my life. H... Read more
What do you mean I ate that many calories?
Sunday, December 15, 2013      6 comments

I am tracking my food and becoming aware of how quickly I can go over the allotted calories I should eat if I want to lose weight. I measured my body fat and I am concerned at the % of body fat I have. So I am wanting to lose body fat. Peo... Read more
Wreaths For The Fallen
Sunday, December 15, 2013      2 comments

A way to honor those who served and their families... Unfortunately there are about 93,000 whose last known status was Prisoner of war or MIA...way too many ... Read more
I cannot believe I did it...
Friday, December 13, 2013      4 comments

Robert Ullery Podcast for Running Week 7: 5 minute warmup, 25 minute run, 3 minute cooldown I was at the gym and decided to do that week at the last minute. I like the week 6 podcast because I enjoy the music and it is a three workout. Day ... Read more
Repairing the track as I get back on...
Friday, December 13, 2013      6 comments

I had a good day yesterday and it was reflected on the scale. I am motivated to lose weight because right now I only have 1 pair of my fat jeans that fit me and I have 4 of my maintenance pairs. Plus I do not feel comfortable at this weight. I a... Read more
I need a new wardrobe
Thursday, December 12, 2013      6 comments

I am tracking my food and activity using a program called Diet Power and keeping track of what I am eating is helping me realize how much junk food I am eating. I am eating well most of the day and then BAM! Here comes the binge. I cannot s... Read more
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      6 comments

Well, I broke the running streak because of the cold weather and snow but I am starting a new one and that is to exercise of some sort for 30 minutes a day. I am going to go til Valentines Day. So on the days I do not make it to the gym I ... Read more
I broke the running streak
Sunday, December 08, 2013      5 comments

We were snowed in before the cold came. However I managed to get to the gym and ran 7 miles on the treadmill. It felt good to run in the warmth of a building.... Read more
Winter Storm Run
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      5 comments

I am currently attempting a run a mile streak (Thanksgiving until New Year) I am managing to stick with it despite the weather. We have been having some snowy weather and here is what the road looked like yesterday during my run: ... Read more
Scale is going the wrong way :-(
Friday, November 29, 2013      5 comments

I weighed myself this morning and saw a 2 pound weight gain on top of the previous pound gained. UGH!! I have got to get a new mindset because I am eating so many cookies that sometimes it is my supper. A couple months ago, I got hooked on... Read more
Runner's World Challenge ~ 1 Mile a day
Thursday, November 28, 2013      7 comments

Funny how I'd be writing about a Runner's World Challenge instead of a Spark People one here on this blog. However, that is the challenge I choose to do. It seems like whenever I sign up for a Spark People challenge that I cannot seem to get pas... Read more

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