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Sometimes I amaze myself!
Friday, September 16, 2011      7 comments

As you can see by my new profile picture - I have a emoticon. Since spring I have been training to do a sub30 5k,... Read more
Something interesting happened at Famous Dave's
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

My husband and I wanted to have some time together so we decided to go out to eat while we were in town doing some errands. I ordered a plain baked potato and steamed broccoli. As I was eating my meal, I was paying attention to how the potato an... Read more
How do we educate others about healthy eating?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to rise ...
html " Samantha Heller, a dietitian in Fairfield, Conn., called childhood obesity "a complex, multi-faceted problem that ... Read more
Counting Calories or
Monday, September 12, 2011      3 comments

making every calorie count? There is a big difference between just counting calories or making every calorie count. Just the other day, my sister in law posted how she gave into the temptation to have a coffee latte and it used up over 2/3... Read more
If I had a sugar overload, what about....
Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments grandson? I am trying to blog about how I was asked to provide the birthday cake for my grandson's two year birthday party and I am feeling so guilty because I caved in to their request to provide a junk food cake only. As I was... Read more
Forks Over Knives
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      8 comments

My husband and I started to watch this video off of Netflix last night and we totally amazed at some of the research presented. The study about heart disease in Norway when the Germans invaded and took all the farm animals to support the troops ... Read more
New Mindset
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Wow! Last week was like a nightmare that I couldn't seem to wake up from. I am feeling better now and I wondering if I was not getting enough of some nutrients. I am doing a 5k program that is a bit more intense than I normally run and I had cut... Read more
I love it when....
Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

Just got back from my morning run and I enjoying the fact that I jogged about 1 mile without thinking my legs hurt, my hands are numb, my shoulders are tight, I can hardly breathe etc. I love it when I just sort of zone out and then when I... Read more
OMG!!!! I lost 10 pounds
Friday, September 02, 2011      10 comments

I just reviewed my page and came to realize that I actually lost 10 pounds since I started with Spark People back in April. ... Read more
I think I'm liking this plant-based diet
Friday, September 02, 2011      2 comments

emoticon Weight this morning is: 125.0 pounds I had listed 125 pounds as my goal weight because I am maintaini... Read more
Shadow Runs
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

I am on week 3 of 30 Day Fastest 5k training plan and today was shadow runs. This is where I picked a starting place and then ran for a 5 minutes and then rested and then turned around and ran back to the starting point. The goal was during each... Read more
Go ME!!!!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      9 comments

Just got back from a 5k trianing workout and thought I'd cheer me on. emoticon ... Read more
Yummy Ice Cream Substitute
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      17 comments

Yum! I think I found a substitute to satisfy my craving for ice cream. I am on a no candy bar challenge and it seems like I have switched to ice cream and it seems like I am overindulging in the stuff. Breyer's Chocolate ice cream is my fav... Read more
What if Tomorrow never comes?
Sunday, August 21, 2011      11 comments

How many times have you used this statement, "I'll start tomorrow" as an excuse to eat an unhealthy meal? I know that I did too many times only to realize that tomorrow never comes. This month I started a challenge with my daughter and son ... Read more
More Personal Best Running times
Saturday, August 20, 2011      3 comments

This morning was my first last minute 5k, meaning I did not register ahead of time. It was a 5k for a local cross country team. As I crossed the one mile mark - new PB 9'17", then as I crossed the finish line I heard 29:30 being called out. ... Read more

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