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The scale won't budge!!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      7 comments

I'm complaining but trying to focus on the positive today! Complaining first - in the last 3 weeks, I've made a concerted effort to lose some weight. My program includes running roughly every other day, hula hooping and some light weight w... Read more

Not so goddesslike today

Friday, August 16, 2013      2 comments

While I'm feeling committed to really trying hard to eat well, exercise and lose some weight, today was one of those days when my body just felt tired. It always seems that when I start a strength workout after a long hiatus, two days later I p... Read more

Trying some new things

Wednesday, August 14, 2013      0 comments

Trying to mix it up a little and hula hoop every day. There is some lore on the web that it is a quick way to flatten your stomach and get a beautiful hour-glass shape!... Read more

Trying to get back on track!

Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments

Doing this in small steps, but managed to get two 30 minutes runs in this weekend. The best part is that unlike when I've previously gotten back into running, these two runs were easy and I felt strong!... Read more

Can I do it again?

Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

It's been nearly three years nice my last blog post and a serious exercise and eating regimen. I'm feeling rather gross at the moment. My weight has been holding around 145 lbs over the past two years and I've been ok with that. In the past 3... Read more

I want a new trophy!

Friday, April 11, 2008      0 comments

When I joined SparkPeople I was obsessed with Sparkpoints and would come in everyday and log all my food/exercise/water drunk etc, and was rewarded by seeing those point totals increase. There was also a relatively low barrier to getting the ne... Read more

Spring is around the corner

Friday, March 14, 2008      0 comments

So I thought it was a little goofy when the government decided to move daylight savings time. But I'm really thankful for it now! I'm just so much more at peace getting home from work while its still light out! Last night, I even got in a run... Read more

Those Girl Scout cookies are killing me!

Thursday, March 06, 2008      0 comments

Up until last month, I had been doing great on weight maintenence and managed to keep my weight hovering between 134-6 lbs even through the holidays. Although over the past month, its crept up! I'm now 139-40 lbs! Ugh! It feels like its all ... Read more

Slow Steady Progress

Tuesday, August 07, 2007      0 comments

I joined SP in late June and last took my measurements on July 5th. My goal was to get to 135 lbs (getting those last stubborn 5-7 lbs off!!)When I joined, my weight was bouncing between 142 and 140 lbs, and now I'm bouncing between 137-136 lbs... Read more

Not in control of lunch today

Tuesday, July 31, 2007      0 comments

We had a retirement luncheon for one of our chemists who is moving on to hopefully less stressful endeavors and one of the senior people at the lunch ordered the all the food for our group - it was buffalo wings, onion rings and pizza! Not a lo... Read more

Getting close to my weight goal, what's next?

Sunday, July 29, 2007      1 comments

For the past couple of days, my weight has been 137 lbs and I now feel as if my 135 lbs weight goal is within reach. (Thanks SparkGods!) Even before attaining it, I'm already wondering whether I should then lower my goal to 130 lbs. On one han... Read more

New 5K time - WooHoo!

Thursday, July 26, 2007      0 comments

A BIG, BIG thank you to Tibbiterri who gave me some training tips for my run today! It totally worked and I ran my fastest 5K to date! On advice from TT, I timed each mile of my running route and used that as motivation to pick up the pace... Read more

Pizza for dinner

Wednesday, July 25, 2007      0 comments

Busy day today - went to work this morning, then picked up my husband and kids at noon and headed off to my department picnic for a few hours. Left at 4 pm to head over to my son's preschool for a farewell party for one of the teachers. Dropp... Read more

Tired, tired, tired

Tuesday, July 24, 2007      1 comments

I don't know why I'm so exhausted today! My 3-year old and alarm stand-in slept in until 7 am this morning, giving all of us an extra hours sleep. As a result, I did not make my morning run today. No time before work. But as a plus, I did dis... Read more

Back from vacation

Monday, July 23, 2007      1 comments

I just got back from spending a week on the beach with my DH and 2 wonderful kids. I have to say, back in June, I was kind of dreading donning a bathing suit for 7 days in a row. But now that its over - it wasn't too bad. I think following th... Read more


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