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need to get my iron up. beans and molasses are in my future...



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Re-writing my New York City schedule to prioritize my health again.

I have, since Thanksgiving, recommitted to sleep, in bed by 9 pm (for a 4:30 am wake-up) at least every other day.

Next on the list is prioritizing time to work out. I've lost a lot of strength since moving to the city. Doing well with getting 14K steps a day and at least 22 flights of stairs. I need to recommit to consistent strength training, and I need to stop overestimating what I will make time for wrt cardio - once a week is a better goal than thrice a week when I'm currently closer to zero.

And then I'll start figuring out how to resume cooking most of what I eat in a world where my workday starts and ends before and after the local grocery stores open and close; in a world where the boyfriend and kids prefer candy to vegetables; in a world where I can occupy 1/6th of the apartment refrigerator. McDonalds and Dunkin are open 24 hours and that's going to be the death of me.

By Memorial Day 2018, I want to feel comfortable going to the beach in my bikini again. By my 49th birthday, I want to be as strong again as I was on my 47th. By Eric's 30th high school reunion, I want my jeans to fit like they did a year ago. I did it before and I can do it again. It's just a matter of making the time.

Member Since: 7/4/2008

Fitness Minutes: 131,880

My Goals:
Working on graduating from the assisted pull-up machine to a plain old bar. Learning ballroom dance and ice hockey.
Sewing a wardrobe that fits my goal weight body.
Selling my house, finalizing my divorce, and starting my life over in New York.

My Program:
A monthly challenge on my super supportive SEM team: a fitness goal, a nutrition goal, and a geeky goal.
And weekly accountability with my X-Weighted Cruisin' for Losin' team.
And to never get a UTI again, daily supplementation with D-mannose

Personal Information:
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio (Go Bucks!)
Chicago is home
Living in Springfield, Mass
In love with a New Yorker

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My race calendar
Feb 3, 2018 NYCRUNS Cocoa Classic: Riverside Park 5K
maybe Cupid's Chase 5K on Febr 10
Mar 4, 2018 Washington Heights Salsa Blues Shamrocks 5K
May 6, 2018 Five Boro Bike Tour 40 miles
May Strawberry shortcake 10K with Eric's sister

May Middlebury Maple Run
summer renew lifeguard certification
July Hudson RiverPool Swim
July Verrazano Bridge Swim
July NYC Panasonic tri
August ET Full Moon Marathon
September Title IX Tri
October Paine to Pain Trail Half Marathon

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