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My pep talk to me

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Ok - you are about to go home for the evening. You worked out VERY hard this morning and have fueled your body pretty well all day. You can and will continue to fuel your body properly for the remainder of the evening. Your family deserves a ... Read more

Coming out of my hibernation

Friday, May 31, 2013      0 comments

I'm not making any grandiose plans or promises, but I feel a little like I'm coming out of a major haze or coccoon. A foot injury the Tuesday before Thansgiving has lead to a series of issues plus a way over-scheduled life has kept me from payi... Read more

Why do I crumble when I get home

Friday, March 29, 2013      3 comments

My lack of tracking, eating poorly and less exercise has caught up with me. Argh. I find that I do pretty darn good at work. Even if I don't pack, I've found a lot of healthy options in our cafe. Most days before I leave work, I have 6-7 gla... Read more

Just trying to keep myself out of the pantry

Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

It's Saturday morning and weekends are tough for me to control my mindless eating. So thought I'd come on here and at least stall myself. I've had a perfectly satisfying and nutritious breakfast. Gotten a few little things done around the hou... Read more

I threw away one cracker - woo hoo

Thursday, January 24, 2013      5 comments

I was doing pretty good yesterday nutrition wise. Also good with exercise. Then it was snack time for the kids and I helped them eat some crackers, which took me over my limit. But as I went to put the last one in my mouth I remembered words ... Read more

A painful but wonderful NSV

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

I work in a hospital and passed a co-workerand good friend of mine in the hall. She was carrying a bag of treats a patient had brought in - every item in that bag was a favorite of mine - I will spare you the delicious details of what they we... Read more

I got to put a check in box

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

One of my "other goals" that I track is not snacking mindlessly in the evening. And last night was the first night in a looooong time that I got to put a check in that box. Woo hoo! I had a funny thought this morning as I was thinking about t... Read more

A few words before the day gets away from me

Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

Ahhhh, morning. I love it! My time to be up before anyone, to read, think, pray, have coffee and, today, to clean up a little cat yak. It's all good. I got some new running shoes yesterday and gave them a test run last evening - about 2... Read more

Hello again blog page

Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

It has been nearly 3 months since I last wrote a blog. Jeepers. I'm still in the same weight range I was back then. I was in the process of training for my first ever half marathon which I "completed" Dec 16th. I injured my foot about ... Read more

I'm exhausting myself

Sunday, October 28, 2012      4 comments

If I could take all the energy I put toward fussing at myself for the nutrition choices I make each day, I could rule the world. As I was packing my bag for the gym for tomorrow morning, I realized that I will sort of be working off some of the... Read more

Do I want to be an athlete or not

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      1 comments

Feeling a bit more in control. Only 32 cal over goal and right on target with nutrient goals. 5 freggies. Plenty of water. I'm really kind of surprised how wacked I've been with food. I ate an entire chocolate lego man last night. My son ... Read more

Need to revisit goals & rewards

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      1 comments

I kind of fell off a bit. Still hitting a few goals to get some new itunes but need to 'spark' things up a bit. Unfortunately most of the rewards I come up with cost money. I had to laugh at myelf because when I stayed within calorie and nutr... Read more

Tracking my way to some rewards

Friday, September 14, 2012      3 comments

I completed a 6 day freggie streak (hello new itunes running song!) and completed 4 days in calorie/nutrient range (2 more til a new Avon order) and if it be God's will I will run 6 miles tomorrow (hello another new itunes running song!). I'm l... Read more

Setting some goals

Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

So after reading about the importance of setting goals for the millionth time, I thought I might take it into consideration. So I wrote me out some goals - complete with rewards. And I'm feeling pretty stoked about it. In fact I'm on a 3 day ... Read more

Defeated and Victorious

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      3 comments

My husband has taken a second job and works most evenings, so I am home with the 3, 4 & 5 year olds which can be trying at times. The hour-long bedtime process really should count as some kind of cardiovascular workout. Tonight I just feel def... Read more


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