Still hanging in here
Well, it has been 2 months since my last post, and a lot has changed. I developed pneumonia again, I'm not even sure of the dates. I have started walking again a little bit in the last couple weeks, up to a 20 minute walk 3 days a week. Also,... Read more
Well, the run went very well on June 10, I completed the entire course running. The 5K distance is actually only 4.6, but gosh was it hard! So many hills! My time was 45:34 with my average pace being 15:59/mi. The temperature was very high, ... Read more
Learn to run program
I signed up, back in March, for a learn to run program at my local running store. Saturday past was scheduled to be 5k run with no walk breaks, or walk breaks if, when necessary. I had missed the last two long runs for health reasons and due t... Read more
Returning from Vacation
My family and I just returned from an incredible experience. We finally took our much anticipated trip to Walt Disney World, and what a whirlwind 8 days it was! So much fun, very tiring, but totally invigorating. My feet were so sore every da... Read more
So, things are changing around here at my house. We as a family have made some decisions. Previously a two vehicle family, we agreed that putting more money into our second vehicle was no longer worth the value of it so we sold it to the junk ... Read more
Why do I always have to complicate matters?
So, just when I thought things were going good to get back to running shortly after dealing with my sinus infection, I had to go and make matters worse. I will start at the beginning.
My oldest child went on a downhill ski trip with the sc... Read more
Goal # 1 for 2012
I saved the most important for last.
I will reach my goal weight this year. I am at 211.8 right now, and my goal weight is 135. In order to reach this goal, I need to lose 1.7 pounds a week for the rest of this year.
Baby steps for... Read more
Focus on Goal # 2 for 2012
Since I started with my Goal # 3 in my focus blogs, I will go backwards up the list.
Goal #2: RUN A MARATHON
I put this goal in caps, because it seems really huge to me. I am really not sure I believe I can accomplish this, but I am g... Read more
Focusing on one goal in this blog
So, a few people have commented on my 1 photo a day goal for this year. I love photography, and with the busy day to day schedule, it often goes by the wayside. So, with this goal, I will be forcing myself to pick up my camera at least once a... Read more
I am going to leave January in the snow, and start 2012 all over again!
January was one of the most difficult months of my adult life. I am going to leave it in the past, and start February like it is a whole new year! So, same goals:
1. Reach my goal weight of 135 pounds.
2. Run a marathon.
3. Take... Read more
End of Week 1 progress report
So, my first weigh in was a success today! I am down to 208.6 from 211.2, 2.6 pounds this week! Yippee!
Things I did right this week: Got in delierate cardio 4 times. Did upper body ST. Tracked my food on 4 days and stayed in range for 2... Read more
Day 3 of The Plan
Yesterday I procrastinated too long and left my run for after company left which was after 10 pm. It was after 11 by the time I completed my 45 minute run and upper body ST, but I was pleased to have gotten it in.
Today was really good. I... Read more
Plans for Monday
I am needing to do an upper body strength workout and a run today. I have company coming for dinne, so I'm not sure if I should workout before or after they come. I should probably get stuff ready for tonight and then if I have time, I will wo... Read more
Starting point and 3 major goals for 2012
Another year over, and I am looking ahead to the new one in front of me. What do I want to be proud of when I look back in another year? I have done my measurements and my weight, ready to move forward.
Starting point for 2012
Weight... Read more
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BLC 17 paste
Wednesday, November 30, 2011: Today is the end of the Biggest Loser Challenge #17. In 12 weeks, I have GAINED 17.4 pounds. Starting out the challenge by developing pneumonia really disappointed me, and I have never been able to gain any moment... Read more