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Running progress

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      5 comments

So, I jumped over to the running program to train for a 5K, and I am finding it challenging, but in a good way. It feels SOOOOOOOOOOO good to be running again. Week 2 Day 2 was today, and I did it on the treadmill, really pushed to get it done... Read more

Stop the madness!

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      7 comments

That is what I need to do. I need to think less about lofty dreams like running a marathon, and focus on the day to day task of making healthy food choices. I am getting my exercise in, no problem there. My eating though, leaves a lot to be d... Read more

5K training programs and Marathon dreams, please share your thoughts!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      6 comments

Ok, so I am really trying to keep my frustration at bay. I am trying to think positive and be grateful for the fact that I can run at all. BUT, and this is a big BUT, I am getting frustrated! I want to do more, I want to push harder, but I kn... Read more

Week 1 complete, starting week 2 tomorrow, or maybe tonight?

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      3 comments

I finished up week 1 of my beginning runner training program, just last night. I really enjoyed it, and felt like doing more, but I didn't push myself. I am considering doing wk2 d 1 tonight on the treadmill, but I am doing day 2 with my runni... Read more

I will begin.... at the beginning

Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

So, I have finally come to terms with my running abilities being essentially gone, and that I have to start again. So, I joined the Virtual race team, the beginning runner training team. It is an 8 week program, I did Week 1 Day 1 today which ... Read more

Battle of the snooze button

Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

So, I thought today would be a good day to talk about the snooze button on my alarm clock, it is my worst enemy, because I have let it become so! I am taking full responsibility for allowing myself to waste time in increments of 9 minutes. I h... Read more

Finding fun in exercise

Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

My hubby gave me Dance Central for the Kinect as a Christmas gift, and I LOVE this game. It has a workout option that tracks your calories by using your actual weight in the calculation. I burned over 100 calories in 20 minutes while having a... Read more

Planning ahead

Thursday, February 03, 2011      3 comments

So, I tracked my food the last two days, and yesterday, I ate almost 4000 calories. Lots of boredom eating, mindless snacking, super high calorie meals (Breakfast was 1400 alone!). I just didn't care about what I was putting in my mouth, and h... Read more

Happy Groundhog Day!

Wednesday, February 02, 2011      3 comments

No school today for my kidlets, it's a SNOW DAY! Love it. They have both been home sick for 3 days now, starting on Sunday with coughs etc. I would have sent them to school today, but it's closed. Hurray! I really struggled in January, ea... Read more

Getting back into the swing of things

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      5 comments

I went for a long walk with my running buddy today, it felt totally awesome to get some fresh air and be active again. I struggled on one hill, very trying on my patience, had to actually stop to catch my breath, and it was just such a tiny hil... Read more

Still sick

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      7 comments

Just a quick update. I never did fully recover from the pneumonia, and I have since had a bout with the stomach flu and I am now treating a sinus infection. I haven't exercised since November 12, because it is taking everything I have just to ... Read more

30 days in, and finally building momentum

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      8 comments

My chest is clear of infection from my bout with pneumonia, but my doctor told me it can take 6 to 8 weeks for the lingering inflammation to dissipate. In the meantime, I am finding myself short of breath with minimal exertion. On Monday, a 20... Read more

3 weeks since I set my new goals

Monday, November 01, 2010      5 comments

and, I am up 1.2 pounds, still battling pneumonia, and trying to make sure I eat right. I do not handle being sick very well, but I think I have taken a more responsible approach to getting healthy finally. I am going to bed each night by 10:3... Read more

April 24, 2010 to October 11, 2010 stats paste for future reference

Monday, October 11, 2010      4 comments

April 24, 2010 - I am wiping my slate clean, and making a Fresh Start. I weigh 180 pounds today, and my long term goal is to weigh 135 pounds. I have set up a plan again, to be at my goal weight by October 9, 2010. Starting Weight Ap... Read more

Short Race report Run for the Cure

Sunday, October 03, 2010      5 comments

I ran the Run for the Cure with one of my very best friends this morning. It was her first event ever, and she totally rocked it. I was so incredibly proud of her, she ran the entire course, and ran fast too! I was worried about keeping up wi... Read more


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