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Monday re-start
Monday, November 17, 2008      2 comments

Been off the wagon for almost a week & I feel like things will spiral out of control if I don't pull in the reins, so it's another Monday re-start. The only goal I'm setting for today is to record everything I eat. Here's to getting back o... Read more
Workout B
Saturday, November 15, 2008      1 comments

Today's workout: barbell squat bar x 1 x 8 95 lb x 1 x 6 135 lb x 1 x 6 140 lb x 3 x 5 - 5 lbs more than on 11/12/08 barbell overhead press bar x 1 x 8 55 lb x 1 x 6 65 lb x 3 x 5 - 10 lbs more than on 11/8/08 power ... Read more
Team rejected for 2009 Hood to Coast
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      2 comments

I just found out that my team, Fleet Feet, didn't get into the 2009 Hood To Coast relay. I am so sad & disappointed. I'd rather not run w/ strangers, but I'll put my name up on the bulletin board saying I'm available. I'm also going to try & ... Read more
Last Chance Workout
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      0 comments

Here's today's last chance workout: 6 min elliptical warm-up 24 min elliptical intervals - 10 burpees in less than 30 seconds every 3 minutes; recovery period was a... Read more
Starting Strength - Workout B
Sunday, November 09, 2008      0 comments

Here are my starting numbers for Rippetoe's Workout B. The overhead press & power clean were new moves for me. barbell squat bar x 1 x 10 95 lb x 1 x 8 115 l... Read more
Starting Strength - Workout A
Friday, November 07, 2008      1 comments

Yesterday I did Workout A from Mark Rippetoe's Starting Strength program. There are only two workouts, A & B & it follows a 3 (sets) X 5 (reps) protocol. Here's what my starting numbers looked like: barbell squat bar x 1 x 5 65 lbs ... Read more
5 days refined sugar/flour free
Thursday, November 06, 2008      4 comments

It's been 5 days since refined sugar & flour entered my body, & it's unbelievable how amazing I feel. Energy through the roof (so much so I got in two HIIT workouts in!), positive outlook, balanced moods, clear head. Wow, who knew that eating ... Read more
Blood drive success!
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      2 comments

My first blood drive as the new coordinator for my company was a huge success! I've received a ton of positive feedback, & the turnout exceeded our goal. Our goal was 42 donations, & we had 62+ at last count. There's so much interest that a d... Read more
First heavy lifting workout in months
Sunday, November 02, 2008      5 comments

This is what I did yesterday, 1 Nov 2008: 1-arm DB clean & press x 30 lb x 1 / arm (warm-up) 1-arm DB clean & press x 35 lb x 1 / arm (warm-up) 1-arm DB clean & press x 40 lb x 3 / arm x 2 1-arm DB clean & press x 45 lb x 3 / arm x... Read more
Sugar free by accident
Sunday, November 02, 2008      2 comments

I've been refined sugar- & flour-free for 2 days now, & it was completely by accident. I woke up w/ a moderate headache that's downgraded to mild as the day's gone on. I'm skeptical of sugar being an addictive substance, & doubly skeptical of ... Read more
Back to Basics for 12 weeks
Friday, October 31, 2008      2 comments

I'm going back to basics. Here's the plan: Strength training - Complete 3 workouts weekly, following a 3x5 protocol of the 5 basic lifts (squat, deadlift, overhead press, bench press, power clean) Energy systems - Complete 1 or 2 work... Read more
Grrr!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008      5 comments

Fact: I've maintained a 75-80 lb. loss for just over a year. emoticon ... Read more
To be a normal eater...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008      8 comments

Last night DH & I were talking about what I really want when it comes to weight. A few weeks ago I decided I wanted to go for a 100-lb. loss, even though I've maintained a 75-80 lb. loss for over a year now. Some would take that as a sign that... Read more
New 5K PR!
Monday, October 20, 2008      6 comments

Doing another Monday re-start with getting food back on track. I've been waaay off course w/ food for the last two weeks & I'm so over it. Good news: I'm putting my past food discretions behind me & living in the moment. I've got my sig... Read more
Food day at work
Friday, October 17, 2008      3 comments

Had a big food day at work & I totally overate. I ate because a) it's a habit to scarf free food; b) I don't want to help my mom pack tomorrow but I will anyway; c) I've got this irrational fear that I'll never be able to eat any of the foods a... Read more

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