A "me" (and dogs) day
My husband had an event at work yesterday and so had to work all day, and both sons were off traveling.
I packed up our two dogs, a lunch, and a light b... Read more
Isn't it great to have three days??
Oh, how wonderful it felt to have THREE days this weekend! Things have been really busy at work with the end of the school year and prepping for summer. And then there were staff people on vacation and others calling in with a variety of "emerg... Read more
Ready to get back at it
The past two weeks I have had to miss workouts due to my work schedule, and also didn't track foods. Did ok, maintained, but this week I think I will b... Read more
A beautiful day
Wow, what a gorgeous day we had!
I started the morning with 6 mile jog. At an easy pace since I did a 4 mile race yesterday, and ran it pretty hard. To... Read more
Had to dodge a lot of large puddles today, but I got my long run in! I needed that attitude adjustment of exercise and sunshine! I am a much more pleas... Read more
Getting close ...
So I had to click on "Read more about ..." On my own Spark Page to find out how long I've been a member on SparkPeople. 2011! Over that time, I have moved my goal weight down several times as I approached my goal and then decided I could do a bi... Read more
Good week and a long run
This week I exercised hard and ate well. Lost a full pound toward this week's 5% challenge (which is the goal, a pound per week), and followed my exerc... Read more
My official weight loss for the first week of the 5% challenge was .1. Yikes! But I've been exercising and eating well--I think it was just timing as I ... Read more
Prepping for the 5% Spring Challenge
The Spring 5% starts next Saturday. Yay!
I successfully lost 5% in the winter challenge, and if I can do the next 5% I'll be at a healthy BMI. I've gone from grossly obese, to obese, to over weight, so it's exciting to be so close to healt... Read more
Long run, wet walk, rest
Had a 20k race yesterday. It was supposed to rain all day, but turned out warm and sunny. Nice, but 30 degrees warmer than my last runs, plus hilly!... Read more
Long run day
This weekend turned cold, but was sunny and beautiful.
Friday I took it easy, because I'd had a crazy work week and had errands to run with my son... Read more
Final week of the 5% challenge
What a fun challenge! Almost to the end, and I'm closing in on that 5% goal. Going to be close ... !
Regardless of the weight loss total, it's been a good eight weeks. Tracked food every day, stepped up my workout time a little bit, and the ... Read more
No apologies necessary--I was there too
This week I had an idea for a new line of shirts that somebody should create. Sort of an "I was once there" series.
Thought of it while I was doing my early AM exercise at the Y. I like the Y in the morning (I go at 5:45 am). It is not c... Read more
Years, that is. And you know what? It feels great!
I feel fit, healthy, happy and content with my life. The thing I didn't expect as I aged is to come to a spot where I'm no longer striving. When you are young, you are so busy deciding wha... Read more
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Wind and Sunshine
Had a wonderful weekend. Stayed at work later than I'd hoped Friday, but still managed a three mile jog before picking up groceries for the week.
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